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Buhari will spend four days in London, says Femi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari will spend four days in London, Femi Adesina, his spokesman, has told BBC. Buhari returned to London on Thursday after attending the United Nations general assembly (UNGA) in New York. “He will be in the UK until Monday next week,” Adesina told BBC Hausa. “He will be in the UK until Monday […]

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51 countries to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

With the North Korean nuclear crisis looming large, 51 countries on Wednesday were to sign a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons that has been fiercely opposed by the United States and other nuclear powers. The treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons was adopted by 122 countries at the United Nations in July following negotiations […]

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Group to FG: Pay N5.6b owed prison contractors

The Group for Good Governance and Democracy has called on the Federal Government to consider the plight of food suppliers to the Nigerian Prisons Service by clearing the N5.6 billion owed them. The group, in a statement by its National Coordinator and National Secretary,  Shadrack Nwokolo and Jimi Sanwo respectively, said over 75,000 inmates across the nation’s prisons […]

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IPOB ban is unconstitutional, says Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the categorisation of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation by the defence headquarters and proscription of the group by south-east governors did not follow due process. The military and governors from the south-east moved against IPOB on Friday. In a statement on Monday, Saraki said due […]

National Delegates Conference of NUBIFIE…Pix

‎From Left:  General Secretary, National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions. Employees (NUBIFIE), Comrade Muhammed Sheikh; National President, United Labour Congress (ULC), Joe Ajaero; National President, NUBIFIE, Comrade (Dr.) Danjuma Musa and former General Secretary, NUBIFIE, Comrade Elijah Ola, during the National Delegates Conference of NUBIFIE  with theme: ‘Emergence of new thinking and consolidation […]

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Resident doctors suspend strike

The nationwide strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has been suspended. National President of the association,  Dr. John Onyebueze who announced the suspension in a statement in the early hours of Thursday said doctors decided to suspend the strike after considering efforts made by government in addressing their demands. He therefore directed […]