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    NUJ Cautions Against Attempt To Gag The Media

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    The National President of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Comrade Abdulwaheed Odusile has described as unhealthy and undemocratic the recent arrest of Premium Times Publisher, Dapo Olurunyomi and Judiciary Reporter Evelyn Okaku by the police. In a statement on Friday signed by national secretary, Shuaibu Usman Leman (Walin Shadalafiya) it stated that, “the president…

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    FG Targets N500bn In BOA Recapitalisation Drive

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    The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo has said the federal government is targeting N500 billion for the restructuring and recapitalisation of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) The Vice President who was represented by the minister of agriculture/chairman of the National Council on Privatization (NCP) Steering Committee on the restructuring of the Bank of Agriculture, Chief…

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    Lawyer Threatens To Sue Fayose Over Comments Against Buratai

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    A civil rights attorney, Osuagwu Ugochukwu Esq has called on governor, Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to retract alleged defaming statements made against the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai within seven days. He said noted that the statements against the Army General credited to Fayose was spurious and unacceptable and must be retracted…

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    Civil Servants Cry Out As FG Slashes November Salaries

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    By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja Civil servants in ministries, departments and paratatals of government have decried the huge deductions on their November salaries without any fore-warning. This is even as they lamented the increasing prices of goods and services. LEADERSHIP findings revealed that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and…

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    TMG Rates INEC High Over Ondo Election

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    A civil society organisation, Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), has described has rated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) high over the Ondo governorship election, saying the poll was well executed. In a preliminary report made available to Leadership yesterday, the CSO stated that lapses observed did not significantly affect the outcome of the election. The…

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    Nigerians Need Not Panic Over Famine Reports – Ogbeh

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    The minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has assured Nigerians that the federal government is working round the clock to avert any imminent famine in 2017. Speaking with journalists in Abuja at the weekend, Chief Ogbeh lamented that the Nigerian elite had distanced themselves from agriculture in the last five decades, since the discovery of…

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