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Buhari approves governing council, board for Ogoni cleanup

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 10-member Board of Trustees and a Governing Council comprising of 13 individuals for the cleanup of Ogoniland in Rivers State.

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Abductors free Lagos monarch after payment of ransom

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Abductors of Lagos monarch, the Oniba of Ibaland, Oba Yushau Oseni have reportedly freed him.

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Police shoot four 4 Nasarawa workers protesting unpaid salaries

‎By Solomon Dachie, Lafia  Police personnel in Nasarawa State have reportedly shot four workers as the Nigeria Labour Congress began talks with the state government over the protracted labour crisis rocking the state.

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Padded budget scam: Appropriation committee members disown Jibrin

‎By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation have disowned the former Chairman of the Committee, Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin over his allegations against some principal officers who he accused of padding the 2016 budget. 

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FG to generate 6,000 megawatts of electricity by December– Fashola

The Federal Government has promised to generate 6, 000 megawatts by December 2016. It said based on the measures put in place, the target was achievable.

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Firm to commence oil export from Lagos in August

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos A local oil prospecting firm, Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Company Limited and its technical partner, Panoro Energy of London, United Kingdom have announced that crude oil lifting would commence from a field located offshore of Lagos State in August. 

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Keshi buried as Delta set to immortalise late Eagles coach

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba Delta State Government will soon reveal plans to immortalise late ex-Super Eagles Coach, Mr. Stephen Okechukwu Keshi whose remains have been interred in his country home of Illa. 

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Ambode, Tinubu urge Lagosians to get PVCs

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday urged residents to approach the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the State for their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to enable them participate in future elections. 

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Buhari appoints new heads for medical institutions

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of heads of five health institutions. 

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LASG restates zero tolerance for criminality, seek information for security agencies

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Lagos State Government on Friday reassured residents of its ability to combat all forms of crime within the State just as it reaffirmed its commitment to prompt response to all crime incidents reported by residents to the various security agencies. 

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