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Nigerian govt releases N1bn for PHCN staff, retirees

The Federal Government has released about N1.05 billion to settle outstanding claims and entitlements of 408 staff and retirees of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). The Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex Okoh, said on Thursday in Abuja that the payments were approved …

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VP Osinbajo arrives Delta, set to inspect flood ravaged communities

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday arrived the Asaba International Airport in Delta State for an official visit to the State. The Vice President was received by Delta State Governor, Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa and his Deputy, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro in company of other State executives. Osinbajo is in …

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Osun: Buhari’s directive does not exonerate Sen. Adeleke – Police

The Nigeria Police on Thursday said Senator Ademola Adeleke, the governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, has not been exonerated despite President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive not to invite him. DAILY POST recalls that police on Wednesday invited Adeleke to appear at the force headquarters over an …

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Boko Haram insurgents burn 3 villages in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday night burnt down three villages in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno, in an attack that left at least seven people dead. According to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) the insurgents attacked and set Wanori, Kaleri and Amarwa villages on fire in a two-hour operation …

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Oyo govt shuts Obasanjo Farms, petrol stations, publishing houses

Oyo State Government on Tuesday shut down the business premises of Obasanjo Farms, located at Oluyole Industrial Estate, Ibadan and MRS Oil in Ibadan, the state capital city as part its continued exercise to get companies and corporate organisations pay their environmental levies. DAILY POST reports that Obasanjo farm is …

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BREAKING: Police finally rescues Benue family from kidnappers

Two of the occupants of a Sienna car kidnapped along 9th Mile expressway, Enugu State during the weekend have been rescued. Report reaching DAILY POST said that the two victims, 22-year-old Kate Oibe and Samuel Oibe,13, were rescued by the Enugu State Police Command on Monday afternoon. The two occupants, …

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Kemi Adeosun: What APC said about Minister’s resignation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the resignation of Mrs. Kemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance. Adeosun dropped her appointment following her National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) exemption certificate scandal. Reacting, APC noted that the federal government undertook investigation of the saga and that the right thing has …

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Nigerian govt announces fresh recruitment

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to recruit 5,000 unemployed Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory under the Basic Registry and Information System in Nigeria (BRISIN) scheme. Dr Anthony Uwa, the Head of BRISIN implementation in Nigeria, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja that more …

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Nigerian Ambassador to Qatar, Abdullahi Wase is dead

The Ambassador of Nigeria in Doha, Qatar, Abdullahi Wase, is dead. Wase’s death was disclosed in a statement by the Spokesman, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tope Elias-Fatile, On Saturday Fatile said Wase, a non-career ambassador from Plateau State, died on Friday night after battling an undisclosed illness. “The Minister of …

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Martin Elechi, ex-Ebonyi governor loses son

Onyekachi, the son of Chief Martin Elechi, former Governor of Ebonyi State, is dead. The immediate cause of death was not disclosed by the family. The deceased operated some business outlets in Abakaliki and was a lecturer at the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki before his demise. Governor David Umahi in …

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