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NYSC explains non-payment of allowance to corps members

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

 

The management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has attributed non-payment of corps members’ allowance to discrepancies in the planning figures for 2016 from the scheme.

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Denmark to partner Akwa Ibom on energy, waste management

By Amos Akaniyene, Uyo

 

The Danish Government has expressed its willingness to assist Akwa Ibom State in the areas of energy, waste management and clean environment.

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FG renews hopes on moribund hydro power projects

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

 

Federal Government has restated its commitment to the timely completion of the 3,050MW Mambilla and Zungeru 700MW hydroelectric power projects in 2016.

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Two council bosses axed by Edo Assembly over funds diversion

 By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

Members of the Edo State House of Assembly have approved the removal of two council chairmen who had been suspended earlier from office.

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Adetunji’s emergence as Olubadan divine, says Ajimobi

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan

 

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has described the emergence of High Chief Saliu Akanmu Adetunji as Olubadan-designate a divine arrangement that no one can change. 

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Groups seek Iranian envoy’s expulsion over Army, Shi’ite clash

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

 

A coalition of human rights and pro-democracy based civil society organizations has urged the Federal Government to report the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations (UN) for trying to undermine Nigeria's internal security.

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Fire razes Ebonyi INEC office  

By Uchenna Achike, Abakaliki

Another fire outbreak have burnt down the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, office in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi State.

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At EU summit, Buhari assures of human rights protection

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Strasbourg, France, assured the European Union that his administration was doing its utmost best to protect the fundamental human rights of persons in the theatre of operations against Boko Haram.

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Lagos begins works on Ajasa-Command, Abesan roads

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

 Barely two weeks after Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode inspected the state of Ajasa-Command and Abesan roads, work has commenced on the rehabilitation of the stretch of road linking Church Road to Abesan.

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Ijaw youths flay pipeline vandals are enemies of N’Delta

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa

Ijaw youths have warned against further attacks of oil installations and pipelines in the Niger Delta region.

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