Mark Zuckerberg Spends $17.33 Million On Personal Security

Facebook, the social-media giant said it would provide an additional $10 million a year for Mark Zuckerberg to spend on his personal security bringing the total cost to $17.33 Million. Facebook Inc. spent $7.33 million last year protecting its chief executive

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Shun Medical Tourism, Obasanjo Tells Nigerians

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised Nigerians to shun medical tourism. The former President was in Bayelsa for medical check-up and also as a guest of the Bayelsa government which launched a new health programme on Monday. He later made

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2019: Buhari Will Win 73 % Votes In South-East, Says Kalu

Former Gov. Orji Kalu of Abia on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari would win over 75 per cent of votes in the South-East in 2019 general elections, as a reward for the landmark projects he had executed in the

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God Will Fish Out Bad Eggs Among Us, Buhari Tells APC Supporters

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters not to be perturbed by the recent defections in the party, saying “God will continue to fish out the bad eggs among us.’’ The President’s Special Adviser on Media and

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FG Spends N49bn To Feed Pupils In Two Years -Presidency

The Presidency on Thursday said the Federal Government has spent N49bn on the feeding of primary school pupils under the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme, a component of the government’s Social Investment Programme, in the last two years. The Special

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Buhari Commends Delta As Asaba 2018 Begins

By Joel Ajayi President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed gratitude to the Delta state government for hosting the 21st African  Senior Athletics Championship in Asaba. The President gave the commendation when he declared open the championship at the renovated Stephen Keshi

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CBN Sets Five-Year Timeline On Cheque Storage

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set a five-year timeline for banks to keep physical cheque presented to them by customers after which the instrument may be disposed. This is contained in the Nigerian Bankers’

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RMAFC Lauds NNPC On Improved Accountability, Transparency

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on its efforts at improving accountability and transparency. The Acting Chairman of RMAFC, Alhaji Shettima Abba Gana, gave the commendation on

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FG Commences Upward Review Corps Members Allowances

By Joel Ajayi The Federal Government is said to have commenced process of reviewing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) monthly allowance upward. The Director General, Brigadier General, Suleiman Kazaure, stated this on Thursday when he visited the FCT orientation camp Kubwa

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Mamoth Crowd Welcomes Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom Back To PDP

The trio of Bukola Saraki, Senate President, Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State and Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue State, have been warmly received at the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wadata House, Abuja. Saraki, Tambuwal, and Ortom are among

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