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[BREAKING] STRIKE: FG, RESIDENT DOCTORS REACH TRUCE

National Association of Resident Doctors and the Federal Government has reached an agreement on Wednesday. The association was expected to consult with her Executive Council with a view to calling off the strike within 24 hours of the agreement with the government, The PUNCH gathered. In a communi...

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ZUMA’S CORRUPTION TRIAL DELAYED FOR THIRD TIME

The corruption trial of South Africa’s ex-president Jacob Zuma, initially set to begin in May, has been postponed for a third time over pre-trial “issues”, the prosecutor said Tuesday. Zuma, 78, is accused of taking four million rands ($236,000) in bribes to facilitate a $3.4 billion arms dea...

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WHAT I TOLD TRUMP OVER ALLEGATION OF CHRISTIAN KILLINGS —BUHARI

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says United States President, Donald Trump, once called him into his office at the White House and asked him, “Why are you killing Christians?” Buhari said though he was pained by the allegation, he took his time to explain to his US counte...

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FG, STATES, LGS SHARED N3.88TRN IN SIX MONTHS —NEITI

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee shared N3.879trn to the Federal Government, states, local governments, and other statutory recipients in the first half of this year, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative has said. A breakdown of the disbursements showed that N1.53tr...

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BAYELSA SENATORIAL BYE-ELECTION: EKEREMOR CDC BACKS DICKSON’S BID

The CDC chairmen were led to Chief Dickson’s country home of Toru-Orua, Sagbama Local Government Area by the State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Solomon Agwanana, the Chairman òf Ekeremor Local Government Area, Mr Perekeme Bertola, and the Vice Chairman, Mr. Randy Awolowo, who a...

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ZAMFARA APC: I’M READY FOR RECONCILIATION — YARI

The Sun Nigeria Home Politics Zamfara APC: I’m ready for reconciliation — Yari ....Vows to dislodge PDP in Zamfara 8th September 2020 Zamfara APC: I’m ready for reconciliation — Yari 0 SHARES Video Player is loading. VDO.AI Okwe Obi, Abuja Former governor of Zamfara State Abdulrazi...

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ZAMFARA APC CRISIS : MARAFA LOYALISTS DISTANCE SELVES FROM SUIT AGAINST PARTY

Mohammed Munirat Nasir, Gusau. Members of the faction of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state loyal to Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa have distance themselves from the purported suit challenging the party in the state. Addressing journalists at the APC state secretariat in Gusau on Tuesday,...

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LONG HOLIDAYS: FALANA’S CHAMBER, BUDGIT, OTHER CSOS ACCUSE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF CONSTITUTIONAL BREACH

The Chamber of activist, Femi Falana and 39 other civil society organizations have accused the National Assembly of failing to meet the compulsory 181 days plenary sessions. The coalition in a statement signed by the 40 organizations said the National Assembly in its first legislative year from Jun...

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CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDEMENT: NASS ASKED TO ESTABLISH NATIONAL PLEBISCITE, REFERENDUM COMMISSION

The National Alliance for Development, NADEV, has frowned at what it termed “deceitful efforts” by the 9th National Assembly to kick start another round of review of the 1999 Constitution. NADEV said the review committee led by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege was a “lazy voyage th...