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Second Niger bridge project suffers another setback

The dream of having the second Niger Bridge, a gateway to South East region, has been threatened again going by reports. The construction of the bridge has remained a mirage as successive governments have consistently broken their promises to construct

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Breaking: Taraba governor’s aide slumps, dies while working

The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state, Mr. Sylvanus Giwa is dead. He died in his office at Government House in Jalingo Taraba state capital this afternoon. The cause of the death is not yet known

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Go back to work or be fired, Ayade tells striking workers

By Asare Asare, Calabar Many striking workers in Cross River State risk being laid off if they do not resume work immediately, AljazirahNigeria gathered on Friday. The leadership of organised labour in the state which called for total strike action

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Anti-graft War: EFCC rewards 25 youths

The EFCC has rewarded 25 youths with Net book laptops with Bribe Buster application for joining the Commission in the anti-corruption campaign through their art works. Mr Osita Nwajah, the Director, Public Affairs of the commission, presented the gifts to

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Inside the den of notorious kidnapper, Evans (Feature)

Jesus is Alive”, reads an inscription on the gate of 21, Prophet Asaye street, Igando, Lagos, the place where Chukwudumeje Onwuamadike, better known as Evans, kept his victims. Evans does not need much introduction as he has dominated news headlines

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Senate to pass bill seeking to reduce house rents in Nigeria

The Nigerian Senate is reportedly working on a bill, that will seek to curtail the high house rents paid across the country. This was disclosed by the Senate Committee Chairman on Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Dino Melaye. According to

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I just don’t want a poor person -Trump defends appointing only rich people in his cabinet .

U.S. President Donald Trump said he wouldn’t want a poor person in charge of the economy, as he defended his cabinet, which is thought to be the wealthiest in the country’s history. “Somebody said, ‘Why did you appoint a rich

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Your recall process starts July 3, INEC writes Melaye

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has written a letter to Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to inform him that it has received a petition for his recall. This comes two days after Melaye’s constituents submitted a petition and

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Assets falsification: Saraki reacts to appeal by Nigerian government

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has stated that he is not moved by the decision of the Nigerian government to appeal the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which acquitted him of charges of corruption and false declaration of

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Over 100 Million Nigerians cannot afford to pay hospital bills – Dogara

….Pushes for NHIS  Coverage for   Poor, Unemployed Nigerians. Over 67 percent of Nigerians, which amounts to over a hundred million poor families, cannot afford to pay hospital bills for treatment of illnesses such as malaria in public health facilities, Speaker

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