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President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari’s CSO did not consult before expelling Punch journalist – Femi Adesina

“We weren’t consulted in the media office by the CSO before he expelled The Punch reporter.”

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Abuja Quintuplets: Head of Service explains accommodation for family, job for dad

Kemi Uduehi, a civil servant, gave birth to a set of quintuplets in the Nigerian capital.

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How I posed as Ooni to dupe women who wanted to be my queen – Suspect

“Barely few days after I opened the Facebook account, many people, mostly ladies started to send me friend requests.”

Herdsmen

Nigerian govt to hold national conference to end farmers/herdsmen clashes

The agriculture minister said the conference is planned for June.

Senator Isiaka Adeleke

Autopsy suggests Senator Adeleke had ‘drug overdose’

The former senator died on Sunday

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My federal university will never honour politicians, moneybags – Vice Chancellor

The university honoured three retried school principals and an ICT expert with honorary degrees.

Senate President Bukola Saraki CCB Trail

Again, CCT pledges daily trial for Saraki, Ngwuta, others

The accused persons stand a chance of forfeiting their undeclared asset.

Diezani Alison-Madueke

INEC staff docked for allegedly receiving N112 million bribe from Diezani Alison-Madueke

The money is believed to be part of a $115 million bribe.

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II

How we spent Kano Emirate funds, Emir Sanusi-led Council explains

The Emirate Council said it has spent N4.314 billion, and gave account of its expenditures under Mr. Sanusi.

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Tanker explodes in Lagos

The tanker first crashed on a car before spilling its content.

Punch Newspapers

JUST IN: Buhari’s CSO expels Punch Newspaper correspondent from Aso Villa

Lekan Adetayo confirmed the expulsion to PREMIUM TIMES on Monday.

Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria

Nigerian govt to procure 20 aircraft for aviation college

NCAT took delivery of a brand new Dimond DA24NG training aircraft.

Drunken FRSC officials

Drunken FRSC officials will be disciplined – Spokesperson

The three men have been recalled to their Sector Command for “administrative and disciplinary action”.

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Modular refinery: Operators form group to actualise govt proposal

The federal government recently announced it would consider such refineries.

Former junior minister of Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro

Obanikoro, wife, sons lose at High Court

The applicants had asked the court for an order to set aside the forceful seizure of their properties.

Dr. Hajo Sani SSAP and representative of Mrs. Aisha Buhari (4th from right) along with other delegates at the event.

Aisha Buhari urges more investment in out-of-school girls

The president’s wife spoke at the 50th Session of United Nations Commission on Population and Development.

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Businesswoman, 51, arraigned for attempting to jump into lagoon

The woman was allegedly duped of N18.7 million.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Emir Sanusi refutes claim of spending N6 billion in three years

The Kano emirate denied spending N6 billion under Emir Sanusi.

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Tragedy averted as three suicide bombers are killed in failed Borno attack

Two of the suspected suicide bombers were killed while trying to escape.

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World’s first malaria vaccine to be used for children in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi

Malaria kills around 430,000 people a year, the vast majority of them babies and young children in sub-Saharan Africa.

Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN (2nd right),Zonal Director North -West, Engr.Busari Olalekan (2nd left), Federal Controller of Works, Kaduna, Engr. Saad Tukur (left), Director Highways, Construction and Rehabilitation, Engr. Femi Oguntominiyi, (right) and others during the Minister's inspection tour of the ongoing Emergency Repairs of Kaduna - Abuja Expressway, Kaduna on Friday 10th, February 2017.

Nigerian govt vows to tackle inflation of project costs in construction sector

Mr. Fashola noted that such corruption impedes the nation’s development plan.

Emmanuel Macron [Photo: French Fresh News]

39-year-old Macron set to emerge French president, to face Le Pen in runoff

Marine Le Pen scored about 21.53 per cent of the votes to come second.

Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Ishaq Oloyede (R) addressing a News Conference in Abuja on Friday (7/4/17) on the proposed Computer Based Mock Examination holding Nationwide on Saturday April 8. With him is the Director of Test Administration, Dr Yusuf Lawal 02124/7/4/2017/Deborah Bada/ICE/NAN

ASUU wants JAMB scrapped, civic group blasts lecturers’ union

“JAMB has outlived its usefulness, it is time that we scrapped it,” the ASUU chairman said.

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Lagos MSSN honours outstanding students, lambasts state govt

“Academic competitions and excellent performance by students receive peanuts from the society. What an irony!”

New Director General of SSS, Lawan Daura

Lawal Daura, Abba Kyari have not resigned, Presidency says

The presidency described the report as “pure mischief.”