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Unimaid

Boko Haram NNPC Ambush: Unimaid ASUU confirms five staff dead, four missing

At least 27 people died during efforts by soldiers and members of the Civilian Joint Task Force to rescue the kidnapped oil workers

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Hepatitis can be prevented if hospitals reduce unnecessary injections – WHO

The UN agency launched a broad campaign against unnecessary injections on the eve of World Hepatitis Day.

L-R: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo during an airport reception for the Acting President in Port Harcourt on Thursday.

Osinbajo commission’s fertiliser plant, pledges govt’s commitment to private sector

“The kind of economic growth and prosperity that we’re aiming for cannot happen without private capital.”

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

‘Good Christian’ Jonathan approved controversial school curriculum – Minister

The controversy has been laid to rest by the separation of the two subjects.

Nigerian Senate

How House of Reps voted on 33 major bills to amend Nigerian constitution (FULL DETAILS)

The House disagreed with the Senate on come crucial matters such as retaining state independent electoral commissions.

PROTEST BY BAKASSI INDIGENES IN CALABAR

Senate asks Foreign Affairs Ministry to submit Green Tree Agreement for ratification

The Senate also vowed to investigate recent harassment of Bakassi indigenes in Cameroon.

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Atiku accuses APC Senators of betrayal for rejecting restructuring

He says rejection of the proposal was a lost opportunity to honour one of the party’s election promises.

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Aluu 4: Court fixes July 31 for judgment

Four students were murdered in Aluu, Obio-Apkor Local Government Area of Rivers.

House of Reps

Reps pass #NotTooYoungToRun bill

A total of 261 members voted in support of the bill.

Bomb blast

Four killed in suicide bomb attack in Borno

“One member of the CJTF and three others sustained injuries in the blast,” a resident said.

NNPC Headquarters, Abuja [Photo Credit: Thisday]

After Boko Haram attack, Nigeria halts oil exploration in Lake Chad Basin

Boko Haram members had on Tuesday ambushed and kidnapped workers who were part of an NNPC oil exploration team.

Nigerian Senate

Why Senate declared Nigeria’s current revenue sharing formula ‘unconstitutional’

The lawmakers asked the president to propose a new formula.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

Obasanjo knelt down for Ghadaffi, used me against Atiku, Makarfi – Fayose

The controversial Ekiti governor also spoke on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Biafra struggle.

Al Jazeera

Netanyahu demands closure of Al-Jazeera’s Jerusalem office

“…I will work to legislate the required laws in order to remove Al-Jazeera from Israel.”

Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) Head Office

Activities resume at CAC as workers call off strike

The staff were on strike for one week.

Court

My mother knows of my infidelity, divorce-seeking wife tells court

Bola is seeking divorce on the grounds of joblessness and laziness on the part of her husband.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

UPDATED: Senate passes NFIA bill which limits EFCC’s powers

The bill was passed without the usual public hearing.

Italian Police [Photo Credit: Business Recorder]

Italian Police arrest seven for forcing Nigerian women into prostitution

“Some women were asked to pay as much as 30,000 euros (35,200 dollars),’’ the police said.

Dino Melaye

Court to hear Dino Melaye’s recall case August 7

The suit which was originally adjourned till September 29, will now be heard on August 7.

Nigerian Senate

JUST IN: Senate passes three petroleum bills for second reading

The bills are part of the Petroleum Industry Bill, now split into several bills.

Unimaid

Relative of UNIMAID VC killed during Boko Haram attack on NNPC crew buried

Idris Njodi was one of five members of staff of the university killed in the attack

Minister of Budget and National Planning Senator Udoma Udo Udoma [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Nigerian govt begins work on 2018 budget

The budget minister meets governors and national economic council.