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Remarks By Abubakar Bukola At The 2nd Year Anniversary Of The 8th Senate June 9, 2017

Remarks By Abubakar Bukola At The 2nd Year Anniversary Of The 8th Senate June 9, 2017

The 8th Senate has passed 96 bills and 72 petitions in just 2years REMARKS BY H.E. (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE 2ND YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE 8TH SENATE TODAY JUNE 9TH 2017. PROTOCOL 1. Distinguished colleagues, our invited guests, ladies, and gentlemen, I am immensely pleased to welcome you to this special session on the second anniversary of the 8th Senate. Let

Kemi Adeosun

The Nigerian Govt Releases Details Of Paris Club Refund (See Breakdown)

The Nigerian Government has finally released details of the first tranche of N516.38bn reimbursement made to the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory from the Paris Club debt refund. According to a statement by Salisu Danbatta, director of information in the Ministry of Finance on Friday in Abuja, five states got

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Fed Govt To Reopen N-Power Portal June 13, 2017

The federal government has announced that the N-Power portal will be reopened for registration on June 13, 2017. This announcement was made through the Twitter handle of the scheme Thursday evening. The N-Power Volunteer Corps is part of the Federal government’s Social Investment Programmes, under which it plans to hire 350,000 unemployed graduates. The portal

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Court Of Appeal Affirms Obaseki’s Election

Court of Appeal, sitting in Benin, capital of Edo State today upheld the decision of the Edo State Governorship Election Tribunal affirming the election of the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki. Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP had challenged the decision of the lower court which confirmed the decision of

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Nigerian Books To Be Digitise In Norway

The Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria, Jens-Petter Kjemprud, on Thursday announced the readiness of the National Library of Norway to sign a letter of intent for the digitalisation of books for Nigerians in Norway. Kjemprud said in a statement that the letter would be signed on Saturday, June 10, between the National Librarians of the two

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INEC Registers APDA, Four Other Political Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) and four other new political parties. The other parties are Young Progressive Party (YPP), New Generation Party of Nigeria (NGP), All Democratic Peoples Movement (ADPM) and Action Democratic Party (ADP). The commission said the applications of 90 associations were rejected, explaining

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Joshua vs Klitschko Rematch Approve By IBF

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has been granted an exception by the International Boxing Federation (IBF) to fight Wladimir Klitschko for their heavyweight title. The IBF, one of the world’s boxing sanctioning bodies, however, noted that the bout must take place before December 2. Joshua’s promoters Matchroom Boxing requested the special extension and it was

Kemi Adeosun

20 Whistle Blowers Collect N375.8m From Federal Govt

Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance said the sum of 375.8 million Naira has been paid to the first batch of 20 whistle blowers in relation to the recovery of 11.635 billion Naira. Minister for Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun said the payment is the first under the Whistle Blower Policy, and it underscores the commitment of the

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Military Plane Carrying 116 Passengers Disappears

Breaking News – A Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on Wednesday between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to the office of the army chief and an airport source. “Communication was lost suddenly at about 1:35 pm (07:05 GMT) when it reached about 20 miles west of Dawei town,” the

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Forbes Named Manchester United World’s Most Valuable Football Club

Manchester United has been named the world’s most valuable football club for the first time in five years by Forbes. United was valued at $3.69 billion by the American business magazine, ahead of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid. Barcelona is valued at $3.64bn while Real Madrid, ranked first in the list for the past