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U.S. Senate votes to overturn Obama broadband privacy rules

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers’ privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) or Facebook Inc (FB.O). The vote was along party lines, with 50

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Kaduna airport, disaster waiting to happen – Reps

Members of the House of Representatives made a dramatic U-turn on Thursday, condemning aviation operations at the Kaduna International Airport. They said the airport fell short of the safety standards for both domestic and international flight operations. The Kaduna Airport

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Polio: Kaduna Govt to immunise 3m children

The Kaduna State Government says it will immunise three million children under the age of five years against Polio within five days. The government said it would achieve this goal through the state Primary Health Care Development Agency (KDPHCDA) with

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FG approves funds for federal road reconstruction, Abuja rail contract

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has  approved N80 billion for the reconstruction of 12 federal roads across the country and simultaneously also approved contracts for roads and rail in Abuja metropolis. Both the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde

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Buhari’s health: Controversy rages over el-Rufai, MD, Ports Authority’s alleged ‘plot’ to unseat PMB

* Allegations are untrue says MD Ports Authority Online reports especially trending on Whatsapp groups on Thursday indicated that the Presidency had ordered for a discreet investigation into the financial books of the Nigerian Ports Authority under the management of

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Benue killings: We hear you loud and clear, Saraki assures VATIM

By Lubem Gena, Abuja The senate president, Sen. Bukola Saraki has reiterated the commitment of national assembly to bring an end to the killings carried out by Fulani herdsmen in Benue state. He stated this while reacting to a letter

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Cynthia Osokogu receives justice as two are convicted

A Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Thursday found Ezekiel Eloka and Echezona Nwabufor guilty of the murder of a postgraduate student, Cynthia Osokogu, who they lured from Nasarawa to Lagos before strangling her to death at a hotel in Festac

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Death toll in Zaki Biam attack 17, not 50 — Benue govt

The death toll in the Zaki Biam yam market attack stands at 17, and not 50 as reported by the media, the Benue State Government has said. A statement signed by Terver Akase, chief press secretary to Gov. Samuel Ortom,

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Aviation unions to shut down Arik’s operations today

Aviation unions will shut down the operations of Arik Air today, AljazirahNigeria gathered. The unions, which include the National Union of Air Transport Employees, Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and

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Ile Ife carnage: Why FG must not take sides

By Abubakar Sodiq Is it that everyone has been silenced or these times are just normal or what really is happening? Does this present administration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by President Muhammadu Buhari have lost focus or

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