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Senate to compel AMCON to pay Arik’s N13 billion debt

AMCON took over Arik in February, 2017 over a N135 billion debt.

W. Stuart Symington

#Shithole: What we told Nigerian govt about Trump’s remarks — U.S. Embassy

Top diplomats from the two countries held talks behind closed doors Monday afternoon.

Abducted Nigerian lawmaker killed

An ally of the deceased lawmaker also confirms killing.

President Muhammadu Buhari (R) presenting the 2018 Appropriation Bill before the Joint Session of the National Assembly in Abuja on Tuesday (7/11/17) With him is Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, (Senate) Sen. Ita Enang (L) and Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, (House of Represenatives) Rep. Suleiman Kawu 05939//7/11/2017/Callistus Ewelike/BJO/NAN

2018 Budget: Nigerian govt to spend nearly N500 billion on ‘waste’ — Report

Examples include cleaning and fumigation services, computer software acquisition, and planning and development of nuclear power plant infrastructure.

IOM, EU evacuate 132 more Nigerians from Libya

The returnees comprises 35 adult females, 88 adult males and nine children and infants.

Udom Emmanuel

Governor Emmanuel moves against Akpabio, sacks Akwa Ibom SSG

The government appoints a new SSG, Emmanuel Ekuwem.

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#Shithole: Nigerian govt summons U.S. Ambassador over Trump’s remarks

Nigeria follows other African nations to demand further explanation about Mr. Trump’s disparaging comments.

Four die in another gas explosion in Lagos

Two people died on Monday and about eight injured in a separate gas explosion in the state.

‘In the name of God, accommodate your countrymen’, Buhari begs Benue leaders

Amid growing outrage over the Benue killings, Mr. Buhari assures perpetrators will face justice.

Herders, farmers conflict capable of breaking up Nigeria – Coomassie

The former Police IG blames state governors for banning open grazing.

Patience Jonathan

Patience Jonathan blocks EFCC’s move to seize N7.35 billion, $8.5 million

The monies are held in 15 bank accounts.

INEC presents registration certificate to Socialist Party of Nigeria

The party says it was on a struggle for a socialist transformation of Nigeria and vows to field candidates in 2019 to test its electoral capacity.

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Buhari has clear plans to end herders/farmers clashes – El-Rufa’i

The governor says the recent donation of $1 billion from Excess Crude Account by state governors was for the purchase military equipment to support the armed forces in securing the country.

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Benue Killings: Osinbajo replies Ortom

The vice president says he received no warning letter of impending attacks.

No land for cattle colonies in our state, Benue leaders tell Buhari

“Other states may have, but we don’t have in Benue State.”

NYSC moves Taraba, Benue corps members to Kogi for orientation camp

Registration for the corps members will commence on January 19.

Again, court orders Police to unseal Peace Corps headquarters

The court says the continuous siege to the office is illegal.

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NUT names 10 ‘chronic’ state debtors; directs teachers not to resume in affected states

The union says the states have refused to pay is members despite bailouts..

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

How SSS tricked sick El-Zakzaky to appear before media — Falana

The lawyer discloses the serious health condition of Mr. El-Zakzaky’s wife.

Why we support field trials of genetically modified cassava in Nigeria – Scientist

Critics say the introduction of GMOs is unhealthy.

Gas plant on fire in Lagos

The fire has affected other properties in the area.

Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara; to meet Benue leaders

The meeting with the National Assembly leaders was held late on Sunday night.

I-G meets with Commissioners of Police in Abuja

Two years after allegedly compromising trial of rape suspect, police fail to act

The police stay action on the controversial release of the rape suspect.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

El-Zakzaky: You are alive, not well, lawyer tells detained Shi’ite leader

The lawyer calls for the release of the detained cleric.

Shiites dismiss El-Zakzaky’s media interview, insist on release of cleric

The Shiite cleric was presented to some media outlets handpicked by the State Security Service Saturday.