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Nasir El Rufai

El Rufai: Witness says PHCN voluntarily gave up contentious plot

Prosecution witness says that the plot the EFCC has accused El-Rufai of fraudulently allocating was given up by the PHCN

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ACF partners FG on terrorism

Northern group pledges to partner with the Federal Government to tackle insecurity

Nasir El Rufai

El Rufai back in court in land allocation case

The Umaru Yar'Adua government had charged Mr. El Rufai in 2009 for allegedly revoking plots of land from two government agencies and allocating them to his wives and friends

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Agency plans to use GPRS to track vaccinators

The National Primary Health Development Agency intends to use General Packet Radio Service to track its staff who vaccinate children against polio

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Women key to poverty eradication, says Maina

Women want government to focus on the needs of girls by inspiring them to acquire knowledge and skills for healthy and productive growth and development.

Goodluck Jonathan

Presidency warns ACN against disrespecting Office of President

The president says the opposition party is disrespecting him by making strong worded statements

Nigeria Police

Police arraigns 17 recruits for certificate forgery, investigates 32 others

The police say they are currently prosecuting new recruits who gained employment with fake certificates

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Moslem Community denies using mosques, schools as armoury

Muslims in Port Harcourt deny fostering Islamic militants

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Human Rights Watch condemns Boko Haram attacks on schools in Borno

International Rights group says over 5000 students are now at home due to the destruction of their schools by Boko Haram

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Don berates FG for creating new universities

University don says extra universities will only reduce available funds for the education sector

NLC president, Abdulwaheed Omar

NLC wants National Assembly to release report on oil subsidy probe

NLC urges the National Assembly to release the report drawn up after the elaborate public probe into oil subsidy payments

Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu

FG says deportation of 125 Nigerians by South Africa contravenes International Health Regulations

Health Minister says that South African government

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Witness says anti-graft policy executes sting operation to arrest two junior staff

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Customs to collect duties on donkeys, cattle on Nigeria-Cameroon border

The Nigeria Customs says it will now charge duties on imported cattle to meet up the monetary target imposed by the federal government

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Passengers stranded at Akanu Ibiam Int

Aviation fuel shortage leaves passengers stranded in Enugu

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Security: NYSC members deployed to Gombe drop to 530

Security situation in the North Eastern Nigeria has led to a drastic reduction in the number of corp members sent to Gombe

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Police arrest commissioner, 3 others in Benue

Police says the commissioner is being held in connection with stolen electoral materials

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo

PDP salutes Obasanjo at 75

PDP says President Obasanjo

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IG decorates new DIGs, AIGs

Police boss says newly decorated officers would work with him for a better police force

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IGP promises Nigeria brand new police

IG of police says his newly decorated officers will work with him to enhance a better police force

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NDLEA gets order to deposit N25m with court

Judge orders the NDLEA to deposit the N25m damages awarded in favour of Baba Suwe immediately

Goodluck Jonathan

President inaugurates task force on polio

President Jonathan sets up special committee to tackle the spread of polio

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Luxury bus operators regret dismantling of checkpoints

Transport officers say that arm robbers have taken over check points

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Senate orders FRSC to suspend issuance of new driver

The Nigerian senate says that the FRSC is trying to usurp the powers of other government agencies

Minister of Agric, Akin Adeshina

FG collaborate with china to set up 100 rice mills

Nigeria has entered an agreement with China towards the establishment of rice mills across the country