Death toll on Gaza-Israel border rises to seven: ministry

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At least seven Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces on Friday, Gaza’s health ministry said, as bloody clashes flared along the enclave’s border. Mahmoud Rahmi, 33, became the seventh person killed when he was shot near the frontier in one of the bloodiest days of Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years, according […]

NSE market indices extend loss by 1.07%

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the index which opened at 41,243.24 shed 441.16 points or 1.07 per cent to close at 40,802.08 amid loses by some highly capitalised equities. Transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday extended downward trend with the All-Share Index losing 441.16 […]

PDP chairman challenges Lai Mohammed

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, has challenged the Minister of Culture and Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed to be ready to proof his allegation that the he collected N200m from the purse of the National Security Adviser (NSA). Secondus gave the threat in a statement […]

6 suspected cattle rustlers nabbed while sharing meat in forest

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A military patrol team from the 20 Mechanised Battalion, Serti operating in Mambilla, Taraba State, on Friday paraded six suspected cattle rustlers nabbed while cow sharing meat in Nyogor forest. According to Lt. Col. Sani Adamu, the Commanding Officer of the Battalion, 30 cows were also recovered from the suspects who […]

Tech giant goofs, says $1 is now N182

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The mistake was however corrected immediately by Google and no statement has been issued explaining why it happened Google made a very serious mistake recently, when it displayed on its page that $1 is now equivalent to N182. According to Nairametrics’ Tweet, a search on Google’s platform showed that the price per […]

FG’s list of looters hollow and laughable

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described  the list of alleged “looters” published by the Federal Government as “hollow and laughable” . The party dismissed the list in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary,  Mr Kola Ologbondiyan on Friday  in Abuja. PDP described the list as an extension of Federal Government’s media […]

Dogara decries difficulties in accessing loans

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House  Speaker Yakubu Dogara, has decried difficulties faced by Nigerians in accessing bank loans. Dogara, made this known in his keynote address at a public presentation/launch of a book: Banking Reform in Nigeria  yesterday in Abuja. He said  Nigerians were discouraged in managing their businesses as a result of their inability […]

INEC seeks electoral offences commission, tribunal before 2019 poll

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  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on the National Assembly and other stakeholders to expedite action on the bill to establish the National Electoral Offences Commission/Tribunal ahead of the 2019 general elections. This is just as the Commission said it recorded 1,080 cases of electoral offences arising […]

EFCC quizzes ex-PDP chair Modu Sheriff

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  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday quizzed a former Governor of Borno State,  Ali Modu Sheriff over the ownership of an aircraft impounded by the agency on January 16 last year. The aircraft was impounded at the Maiduguri International Airport. But the Dornier aircraft 328 linked with […]