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Panic, outrage as passport scarcity hits Nigeria

By Lubem Gena, Abuja Recently, news broke out that Nigerian international passport booklets were no longer available in most states of the country thereby causing several applicants to be stranded in passport offices across the country. AljazirahNigeria investigates Curiously, the Nigerian

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Paris Club refund ‘mismanagement’: Accusations, counter-accusations as EFCC beams searchlight on 8 governors

By Tosin Omoniyi, Abuja Indications have emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) to embark on a rigorous investigation to expose any governor that may have mismanaged the first tranche of the Paris

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Niger Delta: When the Presidency extended olive branch to Akwa Ibom (Special Report)

By Abel Benjamin, Uyo In this report, AljazirahNigeria looks at the renewed vigour of the Buhari-led administartion to build peace bridges across the Niger Delta with Akwa-Ibom as a focal point. Akwa Ibom State is regarded as the most peaceful

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Tales of frustration as GNLD, fake job agencies throng the capital city (FEATURE)

By Dupe Oloyede, Abuja The activities of GNLD and other networking firms in Abuja is giving harried job seekers great concern, AljazirahNigeria investigates The increasing rate of unemployment in Nigeria, has always been a major source of concern for the

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Exclusive reveals how rats ‘frustrated’ audit of TCN’s 9 years financial records

By Dupe Oloyede, Abuja Findings have revealed that the delay experienced in the audit of financial report of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), which is being handled by the Pricewater and Coopers PwC audit firm may have been caused

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Special Report: Displaced, impoverished, Bakassi returnees opt for farming

 By Asare Asare, Calabar To say that Nigerians who returned from Bakassi peninsular which was handed over to Cameroon courtesy of the judgement of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) are still going through unspeakable anguish is not exaggeration. Many

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ISBN war: “How a syndicate at the national library is reportedly frustrating intending publishers”

By Lubem Gena, Abuja It is now becoming increasingly difficult for intending hardworking publishers and authors to obtain the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) for their titles at the National Library of Nigeria (NLN), AljazirahNigeria has gathered. It is also

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How 18-billion-dollar Centenary city project was fraudulently awarded to a firm worth N20, 000

House committee reveals massive irregularities in award of project Government officials soil hands in award of multi-billion dollar project Documents attached By Tosin Omoniyi AljazirahNigeria over the weekend got greater insight into the alleged fraud and massive irregularities that marred

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Lugbe: A blossoming haven for armed robbers, rapists, Indian hemp smokers in Abuja

By Abubakar Sodiq, Abuja Lugbe, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, located on airport road, a few kilometers to Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport,  has been serving, for a very long time, as refugee camp for ‘new comers’ to

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EFCC confirmation: Inside story of how Magu reportedly lobbied NASS members in Dubai

By Abubakar Sodiq, Abuja The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, is said to have held separate secret meetings with some ‘aggrieved personalities’ and a few lawmakers of the National Assembly over his confirmation challenges

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