Nigeria to install 110 rice milling machines to boost its production – Presidency

The Federal Government has acquired 110 rice milling machines to be installed in different parts of the country, between now and July, to boost rice production across the country. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, confirmed this development on his Facebook page on Monday, in Abuja. The presidential aide was quoted at the […]

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Andrew Yakubu Drags EFCC To Court Over Forfeiture Of ‘His’ $9.7 Million

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Mr. Andrew Yakubu, the former managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, whose ‘gift’ of  $9.7million and  £74,000 was hidden in a nondescript house in Sabon Tasha in Kaduna city, has launched a move to have the  seized money returned to him. The Vanguard reported that Yakubu has filed a petition before a Federal High Court in Kano, urging […]

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Senate receives Osinbajo’s letter seeking confirmation of Onnoghen as CJN

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed receiving a letter from Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, requesting the confirmation of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria(CJN). Senate President Bukola Saraki, read the letter on resumption of plenary after a four-week suspension of sitting. The Senate had on Feb. 19, adjourned plenary to enable standing committees attend to 2017 budget defence of […]

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Shema, three others get N4billion bail

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Katsina state High Court 3 presided over by Justice Maikaita Bako Tuesday granted bail to former Katsina state Governor, Ibrahim Shehu Shema and three others who were facing trial over a 22-count charge of financial misappropriation amounting to N11 billion, while in office. Shema, former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Sani Hamisu Makama, former Permanent Secretary in the […]

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20 shops ‘possibly belonging’ to immigrants looted in South Africa — Police

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At least 20 shops possibly belonging to immigrants were looted in South Africa’s capital overnight, police said on Tuesday, but could not confirm if the attacks had deliberately targeted foreigners. Anti-immigrant violence has flared sporadically in South Africa against a background of near-record unemployment, with foreigners being accused of taking jobs from locals and getting involved in crime. Responding to […]

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Buhari’ll tell Nigerians when it’s time to return – Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Tuesday said the President would announce to Nigerians when it was time for him to return from his medical vacation. Adesina spoke with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly after he issued a statement in which he quoted the President as saying that the […]

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Biometric System Will Be Used For 2018 Census, Says NPC Federal Commissioner‎

The biometric system technology will be employed during the 2018 census by the National Population Commission (NPC), to capture the facial impression and fingerprints of persons. Federal Commissioner, NPC, Bayelsa State, Mrs. Gloria Izonfuo,who disclosed this in Yenagoa during the flagging off of the third phase of the Enumeration Area Demarcation, EAD, slated to take place in the selected Nembe […]

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BREAKING: Results Of My Medical Tests Show I Need More Time In London — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said results of the series of medical checkups he carried out in the cause of his medical vacation had shown that he needed longer period of rest. He, according to Punch Newspaper, said this necessitated his staying back in London, United Kingdom longer than initially planned. The President said this in a four-paragraph made available […]

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“Why We Knock Before We Enter Into The Mortuary” – Mortician Reveals Shocking Details

The proprietor of Emeka Mortuary, Okunmi Community, Cross River State, Mr. Kalu Ben Chima, popularly called Emeka Ambulance, has revealed the spiritual combats that morticians, go through with occultists and members of some secret societies before their corpses were embalmed in his mortuary. The Arochukwu-born mortician, whose mortuary is located along Ikom-Calabar highway, revealed that dead bodies, especially those of […]

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