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    ‘Transmission’ in Buhari’s letter evokes laughter among senators

    There was a mild drama at the plenary on Wednesday when President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, read President Muhammadu Buhari’s cover letter on an executive bill. Reading out the letter to members, the mention of “transmission” in its title generated laughter in the chamber. The title read, “Transmission of the Deep Offshore and Inland […] More

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    Be careful of hackers, Facebook is no longer safe, IT experts warns

    Be careful of hackers, Facebook is no longer safe, IT experts warns

    Some ICT stakeholders in Abuja on Friday called on Facebook users to learn how to secure their accounts from possible intrusions. The stakeholders made the call against the backdrop of revelation that millions of users’ personal information was obtained from Facebook by Cambridge Analytica, a political-consultancy that used the information in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign […] More

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    The Chronicle of Udom Emmanuel’s Industrialization story, Part 1

    According to Investor survey report, security, political stability, stable legal and regulatory environment are top on the list of considerations by any multinational corporations before they can commit to investing in any new environment. For those who are conversant with the ideology of sowing, you would agree with me that the process of reaping bountifully starts […] More

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    Cannabis is a miracle drug allowed for medical purposes – UN

    By Agency Report Strong indications emerged Monday that Nigeria may soon relax its law against planting and consumption of cannabis, with declaration that the United Nations ((UN) has approved usage of the drug for medical purposes. The position of UN on the usage and abuse of drug was declared by Project Officer of the United […] More

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    Monkeys carted away N70m from senators’ farmhouse

    Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says monkeys carted away N70 million gathered by northern senators. The senator said this on Wednesday after the northern senators forum removed Abdullahi Adamu as its chairman. Adamu was removed because of alleged financial mismanagement. Sani said the northern caucus in the 7th senate handed over N70 million to […] More

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    Tinubu confesses: Nigeria not easy to change

    A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said evolving “true change’’ in the country as promised by the party is not an easy task. Tinubu, recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to lead the party´s consultation, reconciliation and confidence-building team, stated this on Wednesday in Abuja when he visited […] More

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    Reps to probe Police IG over Peace Corps

    Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Justice and Equity (Coalition-JE), has written a petition to the House of Representatives against the IG of Police, Ibrahim Idris, accusing him of disobeying court orders on Peace Corps. The group petitioned the House over what it described as “total disregard of court judgments” by the Inspector-General of Police. […] More

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    The tale of how a Nigerian Senator was slapped in an elevator

    The Senate wing of the National Assembly was in frenzy on Monday, January 29, 2018, following an “elevator fight” between Ekiti lawmaker, Senator Abiodun Olujimi and a legislative staff. Despite being a plenary-free day, today happened to be a very busy day at the National Assembly. This was because the Senate committee on petroleum (downstream) had […] More

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    To be frank, the growing numbers of political parties may cause confusion in 2019 – INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission says the growing number of political parties may pose challenges for the commission in the 2019 general elections. The Chief Technical Adviser to the INEC Chairman, Prof. Bolade Eyinla, said this in Abuja on Monday at a retreat organised by the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru While […] More

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    Photos: Remains Of Alex Ekwueme Arrive In Abuja

    Former Vice Pesident, Dr Alex Ekwueme’s body who died on the 19th of November 2017 just arrived at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday. Dr. Ekweme who was born on October 21, 1932 in Oko, Orumba North Local Government of Anambra State. His tribute was attended by Vice-president of […] More

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    Iyabo Obasanjo dissects Olusegun Obasanjo

    an open letter written by his daughter, Senator Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello in December 2013. By Iyabo Obasanjo, DVM, PhD It brings me no joy to have to write this but since you started this trend of open letters I thought I would follow suit since you don’t listen to anyone anyway. The only way to reach […] More

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