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Army Boko Haram defeat report: Fayose says no need for $1bn excess crude funds

    Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to a statement by the Nigerian army that Boko Haram has been defeated. Fayose said there was no need to approve $1bn (N370bn) from the Excess Crude Account for anti-insurgency fight following the defeat. The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole,Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, on Sunday said

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Nigeria engages Saudi Arabia over Nigerians on death row

    The Nigerian government said it would continue to engage Saudi Arabian authorities in negotiations over the fate of Nigerians on death row for alleged drug trafficking in that country. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, made this known while fielding questions from journalists in Abuja on Friday. The minister’s reaction followed

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FG Is doing everything possible to eradicate unemployment, Amaechi says

...As ESI partners Dudley College UK on Skills acquisition ORU LEONARD   Nigeria’s Minister of transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike  Rotimi Amaechi  has said Buhari-led federal government is doing everything possible to eradicate unemployment. Chibuike said this when a delegation from Dudley College of Technology, United Kingdom in partnership with the Empowerment Support Initiative (ESI)

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BREAKING: Obasanjo registers with Coalition for Nigeria, says will defeat APC, PDP in 2019

    Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has registered with his Coalition for Nigeria Movement, CN. Obasanjo who registered in Ogun state at the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oke-Ilewo Abeokuta, said, the coalition is on course to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in

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