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Economy: FG delegation to meet bond investors in London next week

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos with agency reports Indications have emerged suggesting that a delegation of the Federal Government is set to meet with bond investors in London next week in what experts consider as a move to shore up the nation’s financial base needed for financing the series of infrastructure developments in the country.

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Navy denies harassment, intimidation in Niger Delta operations

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba  The Nigerian Navy High Command has described as untrue, allegations that its personnel have continued to engage in harassment and victimisation of members of Ijaw communities in Delta state. 

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Sokoto governor, Tambuwal swears-in new LG chairmen

By Musa Gada, Sokoto  Sokoto Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has sworn-in all the 20 newly-elected local government chairmen with a call on them to shun corrupt tendencies and work for the development of their respective areas. 

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Lawyers in Akwa Ibom set to boycott courts over TSA

By Samuel Ita, Uyo  Members of the Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) are set for a showdown with the state government over its decision to implement a Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy. 

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Oyo Assembly get list of cabinet, state electoral body nominees

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan  Members of the Oyo State House of Assembly has received the names of nominees into the state cabinet as forwarded to them by Governor Abiola Ajimobi. 

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Wife of wounded Edo d’gov’s security detail writes Buhahi, IGP, demands justice

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin  Wife of a serving policeman, Mrs. Stella Agge has written a letter of appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase demanding justice for her spouse, Inspector Felix Agge. 

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Ondo civil servants begin strike over unpaid salaries

By Samuel Faleye, Akure  Workers in Ondo State have commenced an indefinite strike over non-payment of their five month salary arrears.

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Militants intensify economic sabotage, blow up more oil assets in Delta

  By Fegor Oghene, Asaba Rampaging insurgents in the oil producing Niger-Delta have intensified their onslaught against the Nigerian state when they destroyed two major oil facilities in Delta State.

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Ganduje launches Kano’s second development plan

By Musa Madobi, Kano Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has launched the second developmental for the state.

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CCT adjourns Saraki’s graft case ‘indefinitely’

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Code of Conduct Tribunal sitting in Abuja, the nation’s capital has adjourned the trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, indefinitely.

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