Items filtered by date: Thursday, 04 May 2017

Buckingham Palace has announced that the Duke of Edinburgh is retiring from royal duties this autumn. A palace spokesman said the decision was made by Prince Philip himself and is supported by the Queen. 

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The Federal Executive Council has approved a 150 million Dollars soft loan from African Development Bank, and 100 million Dollars from African Development Finance for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative.

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The Super Eagles are still 40th in the world, according to the latest FIFA ranking released today.

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Brexit Secretary, David Davis has said that the UK will not pay a 100 billion-euro "divorce bill" to leave the EU, as the two sides clashed over the issue.

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Thursday, 04 May 2017 15:24

Nigeria to discover stars from NIPOGA

Former Super Eagles Coach, Samson Siasia, has expressed confidence that Nigeria would discover stars from the ongoing Nigerian Polytechnic Games, NIPOGA, who would become world champions.

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Thursday, 04 May 2017 15:21

FG urged to protect journalists

Head of Mass Communication Department, Baze University Dr. Abiodun Adeyemi has called on the government to rise to its responsibilities of ensuring citizens are protected especially Nigerian journalists.

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The final report of Senate ad hoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North-East has indicted suspended Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal.

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An Abuja Federal High Court has adjourned the hearing in the case of procurement fraud involving former Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission, NBC Emeka Mba and three others to May 24th.

Others charged are Director of Finance of NBC, Patrick Areh; Basil Udotai and Babatunde Amure.
Presiding judge, Justice Gabriel Kolawole adjourned continuation of hearing in the case to May 24 for cross-examination of the prosecution witness by the defense counsel.

Recall that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC had accused MBA and other accused persons of money laundering and breach of procurement Act to the tune of N2.8 billion.They all pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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