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Our Nation Is Not Healthy

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There’s more than a little delicious irony in the fact that the shebeen was late in opening on Tuesday because I had to go in for regular medical treatment for a chronic condition handed down to me by my Celtic-Norman ancestors. That gave me a good chance to look over the malodorous sheaf of shredder-fodder…

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Mahrez dream more goals vs Tunisia.

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    Reigning African footballer of the year Riyad Mahrez will be looking to continue his goal scoring form as The Fennecs take on Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in their second match of the ongoing Afcon 2017 in Gabon. Mahrez who is topping the scorer’s chat after the first round of matches was impressive in…

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Naira suffers further loss against doller.

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NUPENG Begins Warning Strike, Threatens Nationwide Strike

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The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Wednesday began its three-day nationwide warning strike over unresolved labour issues with multinationals operating in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Rotimi Benjamin, the Vice-Chairman, South-West Zonal Council of the union told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the three nation’s…

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Nigeria Labour Congress is in crisis

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The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) used to be the sole umbrella for the various affiliate unions before the formation of the Trade Union Congress (TUC). But now, there is another apex union – the United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC) Until the debut of ULC as the third force, the NLC and TUC championed the…

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Buhari Begins Payment Of N5000 To One Million Poor Nigerians

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President Muhammadu Buhari has started the payment of N5,000 each to one million poor Nigerians under its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme, which is one of his cardinal campaign promises. Under the programme, President Buhari had promised to empower one million poor and most vulnerable Nigerians with a monthly stipend of N5,000 each. The programme…

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“Beyond the athletic arena, and beyond the results, the Olympics celebrate and represent the ideals of fair play and respect,” Gulati said. “We expect all of our representatives to honor those principles, with no exceptions.” The 35-year-old Solo, who was previously suspended for 30 days early in 2015 for her conduct, will not be eligible…

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Court Orders Okonjo-Iweala To Account For Missing N30tn

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Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Federal Government have been ordered by a Federal High Court to “provide information on the spending of the alleged missing N30 trillion which represents some accruable income to the Federal Government during the last four years of the Administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.” The judgment was delivered…

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Militants Blow Up NNPC Pipelines In Warri, Delta State

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SaharaReporters has learned that militants near Ogbe-Ijoh in Warri South West Local Government Area (LGA) have blown up another section of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline. SaharaReporters reliably learned that the incident, which occurred at the early hours of Friday morning, was carried out by militants armed with dynamite and other dangerous weapons….

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Marketers Lament Scarcity Of Forex as New Fuel Scarcity Looms

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Oil marketers on Friday in Abuja called on the Federal Government to assist them in making foreign exchange available for the importation of petroleum products. The marketers, under the umbrella of the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria (DPPMAN), made the plea during a meeting with the Minister of Finance held at the…

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