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Breaking: Senate orders CBN to suspend ATM card maintenance charges

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Nigerian Senate has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) Maintenance Charges being deducted from customers account pending the outcome of investigation by its committees. The upper legislative chamber also mandated commercial banks in the country to immediately configure their ATMs to ensure N40,000 per withdrawal, instead of the current limit of N10,000. …

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Breaking: Chaos in Senate as Saraki refuses to recognise Akpabio

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The Senate was been thrown into chaos on Wednesday as lawmakers argued over sitting arrangements. The noise followed after the senate president, Bukola Saraki, refused to allow former minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, contribute to a point of order earlier raised by Bassey Akpan. Mr Saraki, thereafter said he would not recognise Mr Akpabio’s contribution because he was not sitting in …

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Former Governor loses appeal against money laundering conviction in UK

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Former governor of Delta State James Ibori has lost an appeal against his conviction in London on Wednesday. Ibori who was governor of oil-producing Delta State in Southern Nigeria for eight years was arrested and jailed in Britain for laundering tens of millions of dollars in stolen public funds through British banks and properties while he was governor of the …

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Omisore reacts to name on Buhari’s travel ban list

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The Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate in the Osun State guber election Iyiola Omisore has said he has no case with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This followed a purported list of persons banned from traveling out of the country due to corruption issues by President Muhammadu Buhari. However, the Nigerian Government said it has not released …

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Breaking: Fayose arrives EFCC office

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The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has arrived the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) headquarters in Wuse 2, Abuja. “Fayose at EFCC office. Bold and Courageous.” Fayose media aide Lere Olayinka tweeted on Tuesday. Fayose, whose tenure expired on Tuesday, is under investigation for allegedly receiving N1.3bn from the Office of the National Security Adviser through …

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Atiku picks Saraki as campaign director

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The Peoples Democratic Party has announced Senate President Bukola Saraki the head of its presidential campaign efforts. Mr Saraki’s official position as the director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation was disclosed on Tuesday morning by Kola Ologbondiyan, the party’s spokesperson. Mr Abubakar was elected the presidential candidate of the main opposition party at its national convention in Port …

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Monday, October 15th

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Good morning Nigeria, here is the roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Monday, October 15th. Atiku Reveals How Buhari’s Travel Ban Will Hurt Economy Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 general election, Atiku Abubakar, has warned that President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent Executive Order would lead to another recession. Speaking through his campaign office, Atiku …

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Aircraft catches fire in Lagos

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A turboprop aircraft belonging to Overland Airways was on Friday severely damaged by fire while parked at the airline’s hanger at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the ATR aircraft , with registration number: 5N-BPE, was being powered by the Ground Power Unit (GPU) when the incident …

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Breaking: Atiku picks a running mate

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The presidential candidate of Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar has announced Peter Obi as his running mate for the 2019 general election. The former Anambra governor had earlier today arrived at Abubakar’s residence in Asokoro neighbourhood around 3:00 p.m. A source in Abubakar campaign team earlier disclosed that Atiku was in a meeting with Obi and also said the announcement …

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Comedian Massive CCFR launches campaign to ‘activate’ Happiness.

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Comedian Alawode Oluwatosin Olamide aka Massive CCFR (Comedy Comrade of the Federal Republic), has finally launched his Smile Campaign as promised earlier this year. His passion for human happiness and laughter pushed him towards starting a conscious movement to eradicate sorrow, hence the birth of the campaign. The campaign which he has tagged ‘Give A Massive Smile (G.A.M.S)’ is focused …

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‘Chioma breaks up with Davido’, Kemi Olunloyo claims

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Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, who is known for controversies, is up again with claims that Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has lost his girlfriend Chioma Avril Rowland. She made this known in a post on Twitter where she said this month has been a bad one for Davido, She wrote; #HNNGossip Sad month for Davido. Remembering his …

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BREAKING: 2019: Obasanjo forgives Atiku, endorses him for president

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he has reviewed his stance on not backing his former deputy for the presidency of Nigeria. Mr. Obasanjo spoke when Atiku Abubakar and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party visited him at his Abeokuta home. He said he believed Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ himself and is now good enough to enjoy …

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Atiku arrives Abeokuta, in closed-door meeting with Obasanjo

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The newly-elected presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, is currently in a closed-door meeting with the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. Atiku was the former Vice-President to Obasanjo between 1999 and 2007. He arrived the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Complex, Abeokuta at 1.09pm. On Atiku’s entourage are the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, his campaign director, Otunba …

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Breaking: Trouble as Ekiti state PDP Speaker, Deputy impeached

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Some members of Ekiti State House of Assembly have impeached the Speaker, Kola Oluwawole while is deputy, Sina Animasaun was sacked. The duo are members of the People’s Democratic Party in the state. This is coming days before the change of government in the state, as the outgoing governor, Ayo Fayose a People’s Democratic Party member will make way for …

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BREAKING: Nigerian govt proposes N24,000 minimum wage; states N20,000; NLC wants N30,000 – Ngige

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has said after consultations it proposed N24,000 as the new minimum wage for civil servants. The Minister of Labour and employment, Chris Ngige, stated this Wednesday while briefing State House correspondents after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Mr. Ngige was responding to media reports quoting the president of the Nigeria Labour Congress …

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