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Senate may spend N5.5b on official cars for members

The leadership of the National Assembly has begun moves to procure operational vehicles for the lawmakers that make up its dual legislative chambers. It was learned yesterday that meetings in that regard started among presiding officers in the Senate even before the apex legislative body embarked on its eight-week recess, which ends on September 24, […]

Buhari under pressure to end Tiv-Jukun crisis

To underscore their frustration with the persistent communal clash between the Tiv and Jukun, hundreds of Taraba State indigenes and other concerned citizens yesterday staged a peaceful protest in Abuja. They urged President Muhammadu Buhari to end the violence that has claimed many lives. In a correspondence addressed to President Buhari, and signed by Mike […]

Buhari tells CBN gov to stop providing FX for food

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has told the central bank to stop providing funding for food imports, his spokesman said in a statement on Tuesday, a move that has raised questions about the bank’s independence. Nigeria, which has Africa’s biggest economy, is the continent’s top oil producer and relies on crude sales for around 90% of […]

Police, DHQ deny alleged arrests over Taraba killings

The Nigeria Police Force yesterday denied knowledge of the arrest of any of its personnel over the killing of three policemen in Taraba State by soldiers. The police stated this in response to reports (not in The Guardian) that two policemen working at the Ibi Division in Taraba State were arrested by the panel set […]

RUGA is best option to settle nomads permanently – Bagudu

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi says the RUGA settlement programme remains the best option for settling nomads in a permanent abode and enhance livestock production in the country. Bagudu made the statement while conducting journalists round some Fulani settlements in Jega Local Government Area on Tuesday. ‘’RUGA is just a Rural Grazing Area. “It has […]

El-Zakzaky arrives Abuja airport for medical trip to India

Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, will in the next few hours depart the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to India for medical treatment. This follows the order of the Kaduna State High court granting El-Zakzaky and his wife leave to undergo treatment at an Indian hospital of their choice. The […]

South Africans not responsible for death of Nigerians – Official

South Africans are not responsible for the deaths of Nigerians in the country a senior official of South Africa’s High Commission in Nigeria said on Sunday. The counselor in charge of political Affair at the south African high Commission in Abuja Anna-Maria Jojozi said such claims were unwarranted. “I wish to express my department’s concern […]