Daily Archives: January 12, 2016

Federal Character Commission’s acting chairman dies at 74

The Acting Chairman of the Federal Character Commission , Muhammad Alkali has died at the age of 74. A statement signed by the commission’s Director, Public Affairs and Communication, Micheal Anago, states that Alkali died last Friday at his hometown in Argungu, Kebbi street after a brief illness. Alkali was ...

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Buhari meets with Saraki at the state house

Amid reports that the hard and soft copy of the 2016 Budget has gone missing, President Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki met behind closed doors at the state house this afternoon. The meeting lasted for 30 minutes after which Saraki left the state house. Saraki refused to speak with ...

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Bayelsa election: We have a lot of reservations- Odigie-Oyegun says

APC National Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun has expressed his reservations on the governorship election in Bayelsa state which was concluded on Saturday January 9th. Speaking after a meeting with President Buhari at the villa yesterday January 11th, Oyegun said the party was saddened at the level of bloodbath witnessed during the ...

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2016 budget reportedly goes missing at National Assembly

According to a report by Daily Trust, the hard and soft copy of the 2016 budget proposal submitted to the National Assembly by President Buhari on December 22nd is missing. The disappearance of the budget document was announced by Senator Ali Ndume during a closed door session that lasted 90 ...

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Benue suspends eating of rats due to Lassa fever

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, after meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa has asked its people to suspend eating rats for now in order to curtail the spread of Lassa Fever in the State. He made the plea because rat is a popular delicacy ...

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CBN assures Dangote of Forex to help finance $14bn refinery

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele, during a tour of the refinery which is projected to refine 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day. assured Dangote Group that it will support its access to Foreign Exchange in order to build its proposed $14 billion refinery ...

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Goodluck Jonathan’s govt was swindled off millions of dollars by ‘Boko Haram’ fradusters- Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity matter, Mr. Femi Adesina, in an interview on Radio Continental 102.3 FM said the former administration was swindled off of millions of dollars by those masquerading to be leaders of Boko Haram when former Pres. Jonathan’s administration tried to secure ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s reaction to Messi winning the Ballon d’Or says it all

Cristiano Ronaldo was denied a third straight Ballon d’Or yesterday evening – and this is how he reacted to the news that Lionel Messi had been voted as the best footballer on the planet in 2015. Barcelona superstar Messi won the title for the fifth time, beating Ronaldo and teammate ...

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