Bello, INEC, FG, security agents, after me – Melaye

The embattled lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has described the ruling by a Federal High Court Abuja which failed to grant his application to stop his recall from the Senate as appealable. Melaye, in his reaction

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Hajj: Nigerian pilgrim in custody for picking unidentified item at sacred place

Nigerian pilgrim in Makkah, Saudi Arabia was reportedly arrested after he was spotted on a CCTV camera picking unidentified item on ground at the sacred place (Harami). The pilgrim whose name was not mentioned was said to have been taken

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How NBS determined Nigeria’s exit from recession

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) relied on international standards outlined under the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSTATS) to determine how Nigeria exited recession in the second quarter of 2017. Recently, the NBS reported that Nigeria recorded a positive Gross

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Has fuel, gas price come down to N87 – FCT civil servants reject NBS report on recession

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja The news of Nigeria’s exit from recession did not only come as a shock but also generated much controversy. While many are of the opinion that the recession is still hitting hard in the economy, others

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I almost ran away from Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is thankful for the improved rainy season in the country in the last two years, admitting that he would have run away from the country if there was no rain. Buhari said this on Monday

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Customs impounds over 1000 smuggled rifles

Operatives of the Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, have smashed a syndicate that specialised in smuggling weapons into the country after the discovery of 1,100  pump action riffles loaded in a 20-foot container. The weapons discovered to

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Herdsmen invade Ondo varsity’s farm, destroy crops

Some suspected Fulani herdsmen reportedly stormed the farm of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, destroying some crops worth millions of naira. The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Igbekele Ajibefun, disclosed this on the campus of the

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Fayose’s deputy, Olusola, celebrates endorsement as Ekiti PDP 2018 governorship candidate (PHOTOS)

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and his endorsed successor who is currently his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, were in the church on Sunday for what was described as a thanksgiving service to mark his endorsement by various PDP stakeholders in

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2017 Hajj: Kebbi announces death of 4 pilgrims

The Kebbi State Pilgrims’ Welfare Agency on Monday said that four out of its 4,929 pilgrims died while performing this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia. The state chairman of the agency, Alhaji Bala Sakaba, said in Birnin Kebbi that two

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Global Market- Oil rises to $56

The U.S. dollar won a reprieve from risk aversion on Monday after North Korean Kim Jong Un held a party over the weekend rather than launch another missile, tempering safe havens such as the yen and Treasuries. In commodity markets,

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