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End of Boko Haram in sight, Buhari assures international community

“The good news I have is that the end of the raining season has come in the North-Eastern region of Nigeria.”

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Reps move to separate AGF from Justice Minister

“The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation is such an office that should be seen to be Independent.”

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DOWNLOAD: Full List of 8,500 successful candidates in 2016 police recruitment

Police authorities say a total of 911,438 applications were received for the positions

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Nigeria commences process to make visa issuance easier

A UN tourism expert arrived Nigeria to help develop her tourism potentials.

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How Research Institute boss diverted N115 million – Witness

The case was first reported to the EFCC in 2012.

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FUTA lifts suspension on protesting staff, union leaders

The chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities denies knowledge of the report.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike
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APC, PDP bicker over alleged withdrawal of Wike’s security detail

The ruling party denounces the claim as a “hoax”.

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Dangote sacks 109 workers

The dismissed workers include erring drivers, owners of illegal haulage, and those stealing the company’s properties.

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EU pledges to support rebuilding of north-east, Niger Delta

The EU is committing 20 million Euros in budget support.

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No longer business as usual in Nigeria – Buhari

The president says the problems of the nation are so enormous.

PIC. 4. NYSC SWEARING-IN CEREMONY IN ZAMFARA

House of Reps to investigate death of NYSC member

The House also ordered that health insurance be provided for all corps members.

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Airtel employees support Zaria boy whose eyes were removed by kidnappers

The employees donated sophisticated Braille equipment, N400,000 and other relief materials.

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Bill to establish Christian court scales second reading

The court will be run by Cardinals learned in law

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Banker accused of N8 billion currency scam accuses EFCC of frustrating plea bargain

The suspects are accused of …. recirculation of mutilated N8 billion currencies at the Ibadan branch of CBN.

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NLC decries arbitrary cut in civil servants’ salary

“If you are going to change what people have been paying as tax, you will need to change the law.”

PIC. 2. POLICE CADET EXAMINATION AT OKAKA IN YENAGOA

Police recruitment: Commission releases names of successful applicants

The names have been uploaded to commission’s website.

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Nigerian soldiers, policemen arrested for ‘raping, sexually exploiting’ women displaced by Boko Haram

Police probe report released in October by Human Rights Watch.

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Nigerian govt. must intervene to prevent extinction of minority languages – Experts

An expert said about 50 minority languages across Nigeria risk being extinct.

Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami
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Nigerian govt worried about ‘sexual harassment’ in institutions — Minister

There have been rampant reports of abuse in universities and polytechnics.

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Boko Haram: Nigerian military to open key road abandoned for 2 years

The Maiduguri-Baga road was closed after Baga suffered five major attacks.

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INTERVIEW: Buhari should invite Trump to Nigeria – American Policy Expert

“I just think he (Donald Trump) has pretty much zero knowledge of the continent in terms of the current issues and things that are happening.”

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Muslim Rights Concern blasts Kaduna government for labelling Shiite IMN “insurgent group”

“Kaduna government is pregnant with ingredients of all the five evils which Chamberlain spoke about.”

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Buhari to ‘present N7.3 trillion budget for 2017’

The government pegs the budget’s exchange rate at N305 to the dollar.

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Nigeria, others lost $16.3 trillion in 32 years to financial leakages, trade mis-invoicing – Report

The report captured details between 1980 and 2012.

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Nigeria vows to address discriminatory visa, banking polices by UAE govt

Nigerian students are barred from opening bank accounts.