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Nigeria News Today: March 1, 2017

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FEC approves N701b payment guarantee for GENCOs

Federal Executive Council (FEC) approves a payment guarantee assurance by the CBN for power generating companies (GENCOS) to solve liquidity problems in the...
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Ex-Rep Dilkon: Pastor in wife-seduction trial bailed

Evangelist Danjuma Fwenji, alleged to have enticed Joy, the wife of Mr Leonard Dilkon, a former House of Representatives member granted bail...
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Mubi Poly matriculates 4,600 students

Federal Polytechnic Mubi in Adamawa matriculates 4600 students for 2016/2017 academic session, a sign that the school had stabilised about 30 months after it...
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Osinbajo visits Akwa Ibom today

Acting President Osinbajo visits Akwa Ibom state Thursday in continuation of government's trouble-shooting in Niger Delta The post Osinbajo visits Akwa Ibom today appeared first...
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Osinbajo visits Akwa Ibom

Acting President Osinbajo visits Akwa Ibom state Thursday in continuation of government's trouble-shooting in Niger Delta The post Osinbajo visits Akwa Ibom appeared first on...
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Refineries Efficiency: NNPC wants new investors

Federal Government approves the implementation of a new commercial model targeted at getting sponsors to invest in the nation’s three refineries. The post Refineries Efficiency:...
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Police arrest Akor, Peace Corps leader, 46 others

The Nigeria Police Force arrests Mr Dickson Akor, the "national commandant" and 46 members of the Peace Corps of Nigeria The post Police arrest...
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Youth Council holds prayer for Buhari, Nigeria

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) on Wednesday in Abuja held a special prayer session to seek God’s intercession for President Muhammadu Buhari,...
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Rohr calls Musa, Moses for Eagles friendlies

25 Nigerian players called for Super Eagles friendlies lined up in March, with Ahmed Musa replacing John Mikel Obi as captain The post Rohr calls...
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Victor Moses extends contract with Chelsea

Nigeria and Chelsea winger Victor Moses signs a two-year contract extension to commit himself to Stamford Bridge until 2021. The post Victor Moses extends contract...
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Buhari govt approves new business model for refineries

The Buhari Government has approved the implementation of a new commercial model targeted at attracting investors in the restoration of the nation’s three refineries. The...
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US border agents humiliate Nigerian engineer

Nigerian software engineer, Celestine Omin made to sit for a written test at the JFK Airport by US border agents The post US border...
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Our Boko Haram war report card: Gen. Lucky Irabor

Major General Lucky Irabor addresses mediamen in Maiduguri and gives details about the mop-up war against Boko Haram insurgents in February. Irabor heads Operation...
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N50bn unpaid shares: more trouble for Emefiele, Adeosun

The House of Reps moves to probe the CBN and the Ministry of Finance over the unpaid N50b shares for BoA The post N50bn unpaid...
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Onnoghen: I will uphold independence of judiciary

Freshly confirmed Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, said he would ensure the independence of the judiciary to check the rate of corruption...
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Teenager reveals why she did not kill for Boko Haram

A teenager, Amina Yusuf, paraded by the military says she failed to detonate her explosive because she did not subscribe to Boko Haram...
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Judiciary: I will ensure true independence – Onnoghen

By Naomi Sharang Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen has pledged to ensure the independence of the judiciary under his watch as...
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Musician in court for indecent dressing

A mobile court under the Kano Censorship Board remands a musician, Sadiq Zazzabi, for releasing an uncensored song and indecent dressing. The post Musician in...
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Obasanjo blames Zuma for xenophobia

Nigeria’s former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has condemns the xenophobic attacks against immigrants in South Africa, blaming the leadership under President Jacob Zuma....
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EFCC recovers more items from Ex-Customs Boss

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovers more items from Ex-Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Inde. The post EFCC recovers more items...
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Armed robbers kill policeman in Onitsha

Police confirms the death of policeman allegedly killed by suspected armed robbers operating at Nkpor flyover along Onitsha/Enugu expressway in Anambra. The post Armed robbers...
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#BBNaija: Bisola, Bally return from paradise; IK visits

Big Brother, #BBNaija house has surprises as Bisola and Bally return to the house escorted by popular TV host, Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa also known...
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Mustapha, Boko Haram mediator raises hope for peace

Zannah Mustapha, a mediator in the talks between Nigeria and the Boko Haram insurgents raises hope of lasting peace, via the release of Chibok...
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Customs shift blame over sub-standard tyres clearance

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says products standards control is the responsibility of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), not the NCS. The post Customs shift...
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Mrs Saraki decries road crashes in Nigeria

Wife of the President of the Senate, Mrs Toyin Saraki has berated the high number of recorded road crashes in Nigeria in the last...
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Air Peace makes maiden flight to Sokoto

Air Peace Airlines makes its inaugural flight from Lagos to Sokoto, via Abuja, with 139 people on board The post Air Peace makes maiden flight...
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NASS to probe CBN, Finance Ministry

House of Reps. to probe the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Federal Ministry of Finance over unpaid capital shares to Bank of...
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Kenyans beat Nigerians in mobile money transfers

Kenyans moved a record $33 billion on mobile money in 2016, up from $27.8 billion from the previous year, the latest data from Central...
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Abuja Airport Closure: Turkish Airlines considers Kaduna

Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Ahmed Gulsen promises to convince management of Turkish Airlines to use Kaduna airport as alternative to Abuja airport. The post...
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Saraki congratulates new CJN, Onnoghen

The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has congratulated the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen for his confirmation by the Senate. The post...

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