Fuel scarcity hits 10 states, now at 160 per litre

Fuel scarcity is fast spreading, now at about 10 states resulting in long queues at filling stations, even as the price of the commodity soared to between N160 – N180 per litre. DailyTrust reported that long queues have surfaced in

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Trump recognises Jerusalem as capital of Israel

President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The US president on Wednesday announced plans to relocate the US embassy to Jerusalem. The move, having been widely criticised, may have shattered the hope for peace in the Middle East

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You benefited a lot from Atiku, now you are speaking evil against him, posterity will judge you – APC chieftain knocks Oyegun

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has described as uncharitable, media reports credited to the national chairman of his party Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, over the recent defection of the former vice president Atiku Abubakar. Frank said

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We need at least 10 years to save the country from what PDP caused – APC

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has disclosed that the All Progressives Congress, APC, would need at least 10 years to clean the rot left behind by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Senator said

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257 Nigerians return from Libya

A few hours after 144 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, 257 others have made it back home. The returnees arrived aboard a Libyan Airlines aircraft at about 1.30 am on Thursday. Joseph Alabi, spokesperson for the Lagos airport police command,

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Senate approves NNPC amendment bill for second reading

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday read for the second time, “a bill for an act to amend the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Act CAP N123 LFN 2004 and for other connected matters therewith, 2017” after a major disagreement among

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FG approves establishment of six private universities

The federal government has approved the establishment of six new private universities. The approval was given Wednesday at the federal executive council meeting chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. More to follow… See full list of Universities… 1.Admiralty University, Ibusa, Delta

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I have not followed my father to PDP – Atiku’s daughter reveals

One of Atiku Abubakar’s daughters has said she has not followed the former vice president to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Fatima Atiku-Abubakar, a medical doctor and Adamawa State commissioner for health, told PREMIUM TIMES she is currently preoccupied

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Thousands welcome Buhari in Kano; President frees prisoners, vows to win next election

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Kano on Wednesday for a two-day official visit to the state. Mr. Buhari was received at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, members of the State Executive Council, Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi

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Ortom: Buhari did not ask governors to clear salary arrears before Christmas

Samuel Ortom, Benue state governor, says President Muhammadu Buhari did not direct state governors to pay salary arrears before Christmas. Buhari had on November 27 said state governors should ensure payment of salaries backlog from the balance of the outstanding Paris Club refund

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