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Buhari resumes, writes National Assembly

In line with constitutional provision, President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Assembly, notifying the legislature of his resumption of office, after returning from medical vacation in London. The President had returned to the country on Saturday, August 19, 2017, ...

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Kano markets fire appeal fund nets N2bn

Kano state fund raising for the victims of markets fi re disasters, generated about N2billion at the weekend with highest donations of N500million each from the state government and the Chief launcher, Alhaji Aliko Dangote. Th e appeal fund was ...

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Flood sacks 100 families in Yobe

Over 100 families in Jajimaji, Karasuwa local government area of Yobe state, have been rendered homeless by fl ood that took over the area after a heavy downpour, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. “Th e fl ood was caused ...

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No alternative to Buhari now – NUPENG

Th e Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), yesterday, said the jubilation that followed the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari, indicates the country has “no alternative to him now.” Chairman, South-west chapter of the union, Tokunbo Korodo, ...

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ASUU’s demands unrealistic – Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has described as unrealistic the demands by the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), in the light of the current economic situation in Nigeria. According to her, lasting solution to the ...

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9 confirmed dead in Lagos boat mishap

Lagos state government yesterday confi rmed the death of nine persons in the boat mishap which occurred at the weekend in Ilashe area of the state. In a statement issued by the Managing Director of Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), ...

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Saraki, Dogara visit Buhari in London

* President’s health has improved tremendously – Reps Speaker The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday visited ailing President Muhammadu Buhari at the Abuja house in London. Dogara through his ...

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Shelve Strike Action, Senate Tells ASUU

The Senate Committee on Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), has called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to immediately shelve the ongoing strike action which commenced on Monday this week. This was just as the committee blamed the ...

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FG begs ASUU to suspend strike

You’re dealing with us deceitfully- ASUU By Martin Paul, Abuja and Agboola Bayo, Ibadan Th e federal government has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its ongoing strike in the universities in the interest of ...

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