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Tuesday, May 23, 2017


Nigeria’s first lady meets freed Chibok girls

Nigeria's First Lady Aisha Buhari on Wednesday (May 10) met the 82 freed Chibok schoolgirls who were among 270 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram...

Nigerian Senate receives 2017 Budget report, fixes Thursday for passage

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday received the report of the Joint Committee on Appropriation and Finance on the 2017 Appropriation Bill. Our National Assembly Correspondent...

Coverage of Proceedings: Nigerian Senate resolves matter with concerned media

The Nigerian Senate has rescinded its earlier decision to bar eight television news channels from coverage of its activities after a series of negotiations. Chairman,...

Nigeria’s President Buhari off to London for medical follow-up

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari left last night for London to consult with his doctors, the Presidency said on Sunday. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will preside...

Chibok girls’ release second anniversary gift to Nigerians – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the release of 82 Chibok school girls as a pleasant second anniversary gift to Nigerians. Buhari received the newly rescued...

UPDATE : Dozens of abducted Chibok girls released by Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants have released dozens of schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town of...

BREAKING : Boko Haram releases more than 80 abducted Chibok girls

Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 who they kidnapped from the northern town of Chibok...

Nigeria seeks six months extension from OPEC cuts

Nigeria will be seeking a six-month extension of the exemption it got from the production freeze agreement reached by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting...

Nigeria needs $6bn to fix refineries, says NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says about $6bn worth of investment is needed to adequately rehabilitate and revamp the country’s refineries. The Group Managing Director,...

Anti-graft war: Nigerian govt happy with impact of whistle-blowing policy

The Nigerian presidency is delighted with the successes recorded so far, in the war on corruption, especially the introduction of the whistle-blowing policy. It believes...
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