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    2016: Kudos, Knocks For PMB As Year Ends

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    Over a year into the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerians have expressed divergent views in their appraisal of how positively, or otherwise, governance has impacted on the wellbeing of the people. Some of those who spoke with LEADERSHIP Friday argued that although the current economic recession is not peculiar to Nigeria, measures put forward…

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    YULETIDE: Cash Crunch Hits Banks As Long Queues Exacerbate Withdrawal

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    Long queues yesterday emerged in most commercial banks across the country following noticeable cash withdrawal scarcity and inability of customers to obtain cash to embark on Christmas shopping. LEADERSHIP Friday’s checks at most of the commercial banks showed rising difficulties by customers in the banking hall and Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) points to have access…

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    Mixed Reactions Trail Petrol Subsidy Removal

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    Mixed reactions have trailed the removal of Subsidy on petrol which was announced by the federal government yesterday. Findings showed that oil marketers, including retail outlets owned by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have all adjusted their pumps to reflect the new price of N145 for a litre of petrol as announced by the…

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    Outrage As Ese Oruru Now 5-month Pregnant

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    Nigerians have expressed their anger and frustration at the report that the abducted Bayelsa girl, Ese Oruru, 14, is already five-month pregnant. This development is said to be the real reason police authorities shielded Ese from the press since her arrival from Kano on Tuesday, and not the earlier claim of child protection. According to…

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    NASS Makes U-Turn Over Passage Of 2016 Budget

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    Indications emerged yesterday that the National Assembly may have rescinded its decision to indefinitely suspend its passage of the 2016 budget. While the leadership of the House of Representatives has expressed optimism that the 2016 may be passed into law as anticipated on Thursday, February 25, 2016, the leader of the Senate, Ali Ndume, said…

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    Our Next Target Will Be Petroleum Sector – EFCC

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    The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Mustapha Magu, has told the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Financial Crimes that the ongoing anti-graft war may soon move to the petroleum and other unspecified sectors of the nation’s economy. Magu made the disclosure while defending the 2015 budget performance…

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    Our Girls Can Be Found, Chibok Community Tells Obasanjo

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    Members of the Chibok community in Borno State yesterday faulted former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s declaration at the weekend that it was impossible for the Nigerian government to rescue the 219 missing schoolgirls nearly two years after Boko Haram insurgents took them away. Obasanjo had argued that it was practically impossible for the military operatives, who…

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