Monthly Archives: June 2015

FG pays N6.5m to victims of Rivers community shooting

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project said the ECOWAS Court has entered judgment in favour of some residents of Bundu Ama, in Port Harcourt, who were brutalised by security forces while protesting the demolition of their settlement by the government … Continue reading

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Ebola: Remain vigilant, experts warn Nigerians

Public health physicians have called for more vigilance at the border posts in order to prevent a recurrence of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease in the country. The appeal is coming on the heels of the reported return of the … Continue reading

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Hoodlums attack APC witnesses, supporters at Ekiti tribunal

Thugs loyal to the Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday beat up witnesses who testified for the All Progressives Congress before the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Ekiti State to stupor. The tribunal was hearing a petition filed by the … Continue reading

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Rivers Assembly okays Wike’s request for N20b loan

The Rivers State House of Assembly has approved a loan request by the State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, to the tune of N20 billion from Access Bank Plc.   The House had acted on a a letter titled ‘Request for … Continue reading

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Aregbesola pays workers December salary 

The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Osun State, Mr. Jacob Adekomi,  said on Tuesday, that Governor Rauf Aregbesola has approved the payment of December, 2014 salary for workers in the state. Adekomi, who said this at a press … Continue reading

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NUJ commends Buhari for recalling expelled journalist

The Nigeria Union of Journalists on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for restoring the accreditation of the State House Correspondent of the German Radio, Deutsche Welle, Mr. Ubale Musa, who was expelled from the Presidential Villa, Abuja, by the administration of former President … Continue reading

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CBN seeks out-of-court settlement over FG’s $3.2bn judgment debt

The Central Bank of Nigeria told a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday that it had initiated settlement talks with the beneficiaries of a $3.2bn judgment obtained against the Federal Government on December 3, 2013. ‎The plaintiffs, who won … Continue reading

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