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Budget Defence: Lack of Funds Mars Linking Major Cities by Rail- Amaechi

Oru Leonard The Federal Government has blamed the inability to secure the required capital to link the major cities across the country by rail as the main reason why construction work has not commenced, saying that its doors are    open to all willing investors that can muster the capital required

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Ekiti PDP’s Eleka rejects Appeal Court ruling, heads to Supreme Court

Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State is heading to the Supreme Court to further contest the victory of Governor Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Olusola-Eleka is making the move after he rejected the judgement of the Court of Appeal

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N8.7bn debt: Innoson Motors to take over GTBank

Innoson Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s indigenous vehicle production company, has instituted a move to take over Guaranteed Trust Bank, GTB, following a ruling by the Supreme Court over the bank’s N8.7 billion indebtedness to the company. The company’s chairman, Chief Dr Innocent Chukwuma, made the move through a “Writ of FiFa taken over Guaranty Trust Bank

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NNPC begins shortlisting of applicants

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday closed its portal for ongoing recruitment exercise and began shortlisting of applicants. The Corporation’s spokesman, Mr. Ndu Ugahmadu, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the portal was opened on March 13. The statement reads, “NNPC is an equal opportunity employers in the Oil and

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Senate Presidency: ‘we’re well consulted before endorsement of Lawan’-APC senators-elect

The last may not have been heard of the endorsement of Senator Ahmed Lawan for Senate President by the All Progressives Congress (APC). The spokesperson for “Ahmed Lawan for Senate President Group of Senators, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, told reporters in Abuja on Wednesday that APC senators-elect were carried along in the adoption of Lawan

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Court resumes $406.7m oil shipment suit against Shell June 6

A Federal High Court in Lagos will on June 6 resume trial in a suit filed by the federal government against Shell Western Supply & Trading Limited over alleged 406.7 million dollars deprivation in crude oil shipment. The suit numbered FHC/L/CS/336/16 was filed in Lagos by Prof. Fabian Ajogwu (SAN) on behalf of the federal

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Adamawa supplementary election: APC makes u-turn, accepts to participate in rerun

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Adamawa State has called on its supporters in the state to get prepared and participate in the governorship supplementary election slated for Thursday. Alhaji Ahmed Lawal, State Organising Secretary of the party, gave the directive on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola. Lawal

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Court adjourns El-Zakzaky’s trial indefinitely

The Kaduna State High Court has adjourned the trial of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, indefinitely. El-Zakzaky’s trial was due to continue on Monday. However, the court explained that the adjournment followed the appointment of the trial judge, Justice Gideon Kurada, as a member of the Election

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