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4 Aug 2015
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of service chiefs recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari. The service chiefs, who were confirmed after a four-and-half hour screening, were urged to tackle the problem of insecurity and oil theft, among others. In his remarks, the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, who presided over plenary, said…
4 Aug 2015
Dangote, Nigeria's largest cement maker, plans to double investment in Zambia to around $900 million by building a second cement plant, the company's vice-president said on Tuesday. Dangote has already built one cement plant at the cost of $450 million in Masaiti, some 500 km (300 miles) north of Lusaka. The plant is expected to…
4 Aug 2015
The Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, on Tuesday apologised to members of the public for police high-handedness and misconducts in the country. Arase made the apology in Port Harcourt when he toke delivery of 64 patrol vehicles donated by the Rivers State government. He said that under his watch, the police would respect…
BokoHaram-GUNS
4 Aug 2015
The Centre for Crisis Communication a non-governmental organisation on Tuesday said that some persons claiming to be Boko Haram members had approached it for dialogue to end insurgency in the country. The Executive Secretary of the centre, retired Air Commodore Yusuf Anas, disclosed this when he briefed newsmen on sundry national issues, including cattle rustling…
4 Aug 2015
A commercial motorcyclist, Kamaru Manihouri was on Tuesday arraigned at the Tinubu Magistrates’ Court for assaulting his colleague`s daughter, Rofia Badmus. Manihouri, who resides at No. 13, Aloba St., Lagos Island is facing a two-count charge of assault and conducting himself in a manner that could breach public peace. The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Andohemba Koti…
4 Aug 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
3 Aug 2015
3 Aug 2015
    During his visit to neighbouring Republic of Benin, President Muhammadu Buhari was decorated with the country's highest honour  of Grande Croix Du Benin (The Great Cross of Benin) by President Bony Yayi.
3 Aug 2015
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Auditor-General of the Federation, (AGoF) to ensure that all outstanding audit queries are conclusively resolved within 30 days.
3 Aug 2015
A GROUP, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has faulted the appointment of Lawal Ahmed Daura as the Director General of the Department of State Security, (DSS), describing it as “unconstitutional, ultra vires and immoral.”
3 Aug 2015
STUDENTS of Nigerian Law School have decried alleged two-time postponement of Bar final examination results by the management of the institution, saying such action endangers their future.
WHO-LOGO-ok
3 Aug 2015
FOUR international public health organisations including the World Health Organisation (WHO), over the weekend, warned that with Africa at risk of a large meningitis outbreak, an acute shortage of meningitis C-containing vaccine threatens to severely limit the world’s ability to minimise the number of people affected.

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