• Buhari sends ‘rejected $30bn loan’ to Senate

    Buhari sends ‘rejected $30bn loan’ to Senate0

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    • November 28, 2019

    President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to approve an undisclosed amount of foreign loan for the Federal Government. The said $30 billion loan was rejected by the 8th Senate headed by Bukola Saraki. On Thursday, the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, read the loan request from President Buhari on the floor of the

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  • Catholic Priest murder, others: IGP, Adamu reads riot act to Officers

    Catholic Priest murder, others: IGP, Adamu reads riot act to Officers0

    The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has read the riot act to Commissioners of police across the Country with a caution to pay special attention to the Clergy and increase security around worship Centres in the nation. Adamu who spoke on Thursday through the Force Public Relation Officer, DCP Frank Mba, directed them

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  • Election Petition: Tribunal orders INEC chairman to appear Thursday

    Election Petition: Tribunal orders INEC chairman to appear Thursday0

    The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has ordered the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to appear before it today by noon. It gave the order Wednesday following an earlier subpoena issued and served on Yakubu and the Resident Electoral Commissioner for Zamfara State. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its

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  • OPEC re-elects Nigeria’s Barkindo as OPEC General Secretary

    OPEC re-elects Nigeria’s Barkindo as OPEC General Secretary0

    The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna on Monday re-elected Nigeria’s Mohammed Barkindo as Secretary-General for a three-year tenure. The oil bloc also approved a nine-month extension for the global oil cut. Barkindo, born 20 April 1959 in Yola, was first appointed August 1 2016. He previously served as OPEC Acting Secretary

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  • Akwa Ibom: Two dead, three injured in clash over love affair

    Akwa Ibom: Two dead, three injured in clash over love affair0

    Two persons have died while three others have been injured following a clash between Ikot Osute and Ikot Ukpong villages in Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State over a love affair gone sour. It was gathered that one Ms Ime Etuo who had settled in her father’s compound in Ikot Osute after

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  • ISIS massacre 19 women for ‘refusing to have sex with fighters’

    ISIS massacre 19 women for ‘refusing to have sex with fighters’0

    *The women were reportedly burned to death in iron cages because they refused to have sex with Isis fighters. ISIS militants have publicly executed 19 Yazidi women by burning them alive in , Iraq, local activists report. “They were punished for refusing to have sex with Isis militants,” Abdullah al-Malla, a local media activist, told

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