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    Independence Day: Nigeria Working To Address Challenges – US

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    The United States yesterday congratulated Nigeria on the occasion of its 56th independence day anniversary, saying the country is working hard to address its economic challenges. A statement issued by the special adviser on media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Femi Adesina, noted that on behalf of President Barack Obama and the American people, the…

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    Frozen $19.8m: Jonathan’s Kinsmen Abandon Patience

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    Some kinsmen of former President Goodluck Jonathan from Bayelsa State have asked his wife and former first Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan to come out open and clear herself of allegations of money laundering that have been strongly linked to her, in the ongoing trial of a former Presidential Aide, Waripamo Dudafa. According to reports, the…

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    ‘I Stand By My Allegations,’ Jibrin Dares Dogara  

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    Lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin has said he will never apologize to speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara over allegations of padded budget 2016.   In a series of tweets reacting to the Speaker’s statements issued, Jibrin wrote, “I will not and will never apologize to a shameless fraud in high office who has glaringly…

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    Bayelsa Guber: Supreme Court Verdict Creates Panic

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    . . . Dickson ‎reaches out to APC The legal battle over the governorship tussle in Bayelsa state appears to have taken a new twist as Governor Dickson has reportedly reached out to the leadership of the All Progressives Congress ( APC).‎ He has reportedly relocated to the nation’s capital, Abuja in the last ten…

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    Arms Deal: Umar’s Arrest May Affect Probe

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    The work of the Presidential Committee on Arms Procurement Probe is being threatened, following the arrest of a member of the probe committee, Air Commodore Mohammed Umar (rtd) by officials of the Department of State Security (DSS). This is just as it was gathered yesterday that the committee member, who was arrested at his Lungi…

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  • Contract Termination: Court Orders Nasarawa To Pay N100m Damages

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    The Nasarawa State High Court in Lafia has ordered the state government to pay N100 million damages for unlawful termination of contract, trespass and demolition of property belonging to an investment firm, Kinric Construction & Fabrication Company, and its affiliate, HARPS Property and Investment Company Limited. The two companies had filed a case against the…

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    DSS To Quiz Dudafa, Akpobolokemi Over Niger Delta Avengers

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    The Department of State Services (DSS) is considering questioning some associates of former President Goodluck Jonathan to unravel their alleged links with the new militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers. Although a source close to the undercover agency hinted that more may be quizzed, he specifically mentioned former presidential aide, Mr Waripamowei Dudafa, and Jonathan’s…

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    NNSG, Others Demand Implementation Of Confab Report

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    A nationwide coalition of civil society groups, led by the Nigeria National Summit Group (NNSG), yesterday embarked on peaceful protests to Foreign Embassies and High Commissions in the country to seek their interventions in urging the federal government to restructure the country and obey the rule of law. Speaking to newsmen on the protest, which…

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