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Saraki Seeks End to Herdsmen Attacks

[Premium Times] The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, called for an end to the spate of deadly violence blamed on herdsmen in various parts of Nigeria to safeguard the country's unity and security.

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#PanamaPapers - Documents Counter David Mark's Denial of Sec

[Premium Times] A former President of the Nigerian Senate, David Mark, was not telling the truth when he denied knowledge of eight offshore companies linked to him as part of the ongoing #PanamaPapers revelations, a series of leaked documents has shown.

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How Police Will Recruit 10,000 Personnel - Official

[Premium Times] The Police Service Commission (PSC), said in Abuja on Tuesday that it received 796, 152 applications for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force.

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Where Are Nigerians in the Fight Over the 2016 Budget?

[Vanguard] It is pertinent to ask where ordinary Nigerians who have no millions kept away as egg nests and have nowhere to go but live out the nightmare that being a citizen seems to have become in today's Nigeria - it is indeed important to ask if such Nigerians have been considered in the struggle that has led to the failure or refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to give assent to the budget s...

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Govt Vows to Remove Obstacles Affecting Investments

[Leadership] The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, said the Federal Government was prepared to remove obstacles and roadblocks affecting investments, industrial and trading activities in the country.

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Troops Kill Notorious 'Albani of Monguno', Other Boko Haram

[Vanguard] Nigerian Troops on Monday recorded significant success against Boko Haram insurgents as they killed seven Boko Haram terrorists including a notorious kingpin popularly known as the Albani of Monguno.

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Military Uncovers Boko Haram Fighters' New Uniform

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian military has uncovered that the Boko Haram terrorist fighters in the North-East have adopted new uniform and dressing codes with which they can identify themselves.

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Academic Breaks 187-Year Record At University of London

[This Day] A Nigerian academic, Prof. Abiodun Alao, will this Wednesday deliver a professorial inaugural lecture at King's College, University of London, making him first black African scholar to do so since the institution was established in 1829.

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Presidency - Signing Unimplementable Budget an Impeachable O

[Daily Trust] The Presidency has said that it is an impeachable offence for any president to sign an unimplementable budget.

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Saraki Pushes for End to Fulani Herdsmen-Attributed Killings

[Vanguard] The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, today called for an end to the violence that has been recorded in various parts of the country, that have been attributed to nomadic cattle herdsmen.

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Govt Urged to Provide Incentives for Youths to Boost Agricul

[Leadership] Prof. Akpan Ekpo, Director-General, West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), has said that the youth should be given incentives, such as land and working capital, to go into farming.

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Rapper Lil Kesh Starts Own Record Label

[Vanguard] Talented rapper, Keshinro Ololade, aka Lil Kesh has confirmed his exit from former label, Yahoo Boys No Laptop (YBNL).

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10,000 Police Jobs - 796,152 Applications

[This Day] The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Tuesday said in Abuja that it received 796,152 applications for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force.

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Court Rejects Biafra Leader's Application to Stop Trial

[This Day] Abuja -A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the application of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, for a stay of proceedings, pending the determination of his appeal.

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Buhari Meets Saraki, Dogara, Reaches Truce On Budget

[This Day] Abuja -In line with the National Assembly's resolve to meet with the executive to iron out the differences over the 2016 Appropriation Bill, Senate President Bukola Saraki last night met with President Muhammadu Buhari to reach a truce on the budget.

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Budget Impasse - Multiple Protests Rock National Assembly

[Premium Times] At least two different groups of protesters stormed the National Assembly on Tuesday to demand an end to the ongoing budget impasse.

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Fostering National Unity Via Unity Dolls

[This Day] Eromosele Abiodun takes a look at Auldon's efforts at fostering national unity, its buy Made-in-Nigeria products campaign, and the company's enduring goal of drawing attention to the African girl-child via its Unity Dolls.

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2016 Budget - Buhari, National Assembly Leaders Meet, Resolv

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night held a closed-door meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly to find solution to the 2016 budget impasse.

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Pick 'N Pay Plans Nigeria Entry, to Partner Leventis

[This Day] Pick n Pay Stores Limited has announced plans to enter Nigeria through a partnership with a local company as the South African retailer extends its reach on the continent following a 26 percent rise in full-year earnings.

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Sports Minister Urges Warring Soccer Factions to Save the Ga

[Daily Trust] Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung has appealed to leaders of the warring factions in the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick and Chris Giwa to shift their positions to save the nation's football from extinction.