• NASS Fails To Commission FG Intervention Projects In Bakassi Over Poor Execution

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    Senate Committee on States and Local Government Administration and House of Representatives Committee on Special Duties, have failed to commission two Federal Government intervention projects constructed in Ifang-Ayong in Bakassi LGA of Cross River. Sen. Abdullahi Gumel, Chairman, Senate Committee on States and Local Government Administration, who spoke on behalf of the two committees, told newsmen at…

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    2 UNILAG Students Get 5.0 CGPA

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    Two graduating students of the University of Lagos have also recorded 5.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) in 2015/2016 academic session, just like Ayodele Dada recorded the same feat in the previous year. Prof. Rahamon Bello, the Vice-Chancellor (V-C) of the institution, who gave the hint during the 2016/2017 matriculation on Friday, named the two…

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    Army Releases 1,250 Cleared Boko Haram Suspects

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    The Nigeria Army on Monday said it has released 1,250 Boko Haram suspects who after they were cleared from having links with insurgency. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 division of the Nigerian Army Brig.-Gen. Victor Ezugwu, disclosed this when the head of sub-delegation of ICRC, Mr Beat Mosimann, visited him at the Maimalari cantonment…

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    Bird Flu Hits Kano

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    Avian influenza, popularly known as Bird flu has resurfaced in Kano state, the state government announced on Wednesday. Dr Shehu Bawa, the Director Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, disclosed this to our correspondent in Kano. Bawa said the outbreak was recorded in one of the poultry farms in the state. He said…

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    How Lawmakers Cheat System Using 2,570 Aides

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    No fewer than 2,570 aides are engaged by the 469 members of the 8th National Assembly, an investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, has revealed. Out of the number, 700 aides work for lawmakers in the Senate, while the remaining 1, 870 are engaged by House of Representatives members. As provided in the…

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    Nigerian SMEs To Get $9m Equity Investment From AfDB

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    African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $9 million equity investment in the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (FAFIN) to provide expansion capital to agricultural small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). AfDB in a statement published on its website yesterday, said FAFIN is a first-generation private equity fund that provides financial, capacity-building and technical assistance…

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    Enugu: NHIS Delists 17 Health Management Organisations

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    About 17 Health Management Organisations (HMOs) under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) have been delisted, Mrs Ahunna Ochor, the Coordinator of the scheme in Enugu State, has said. Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu, Ochor said the affected HMOs could not provide quality health to enrollees. She…

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    Filmmaker Eulogises Late Nollywood Legend Bukky Ajayi

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    A filmmaker, Tunde Kelani, says the late veteran Nollywood actress, Bukky Ajayi, has left indelible marks in Nigeria’s entertainment industry. Kelani stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday. NAN recalls that Ajayi died in the early hours of July 6 at the age of 82 after…

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