Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 06 June 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has requested the Senate to approve 1.5 billion Dollars loan, which is part of the 2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan of the federal government.

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South Africa has fallen into recession for the first time in eight years after economic growth shrank by 0.7 per cent between January and March.

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House of Representatives Committee on Sports has set up a committee to look into the petitions by eleven National Sports Federations on their dissolution by Minister of Sport, Solomon Dalung before the end of their tenure.

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Tuesday, 06 June 2017 17:01

Third London Bridge attacker named

The third London Bridge attacker has been named as Youssef Zaghba, a Moroccan-Italian man.27 year old Pakistan-born Khuram Butt and 30 year old Rachid Radouane, both from Barking were the other two attackers.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is reviewing its Communication policy ahead of the 2019 general elections. INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu said the review is necessary to address all communication challenges the Commission faces.

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More than 30 doctors, nurses and health care professionals will this Saturday hold a community health outreach in the Kpaduma community, Asokoro District Abuja.

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Former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote has died at the age 30 after collapsing during training in China. A spokesman, Emanuele Palladino announced that the Tiote passed away on Monday after collapsing in training.

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West African regional group Ecowas has in principle approved Morocco's membership application. Morocco is a country in North Africa and had just rejoined the African Union in January, having left continental body in 1984 after it recognised the independence of Western Sahara.

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Tuesday, 06 June 2017 16:52

Army university to take off in September

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has said the Nigerian Army University, Biu in Borno State will take off next September.

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The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has urged workers to vote out public officers opposing the review and payment of minimum wage. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, stated this in Abuja while reacting to the complaints of non-payments of local government workers’ salaries.

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