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For today, March 23 2016:


National Assembly may okay N6.07tr budget today
The National Assembly may today adopt N6, 077,680,000,000 as budget for 2016. This came to light yesterday following the successful presentation by the Appropriation Committees of the Senate and House of Representatives of reports on the 2016 budget which they have been working on since December, 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari laid the budget proposal before the joint session of the National Assembly. READ MORE

Government vows to sanction culprits of Rivers rerun violence
Outraged by the death of a corps member, Okonta Samuel, during last weekend rerun elections in Rivers State, the Federal Government has vowed to deal with the perpetrators of violence in the election. READ MORE

Belgium hunts for killers as 34 die in ISIS bomb attacks
Belgian officials yesterday confirmed that 34 people were killed and over 170 others wounded in the coordinated bomb attacks at the Zaventem Airport and the Maelbeek Metro Station in Brussels. The terrorist group, Islamic State in Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility. READ MORE


FG, NYSC rise against killings in Rivers; UK, US condemn violence

P-HARCOURT—THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has threatened to review its collaboration with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on conduct of polls, following recurring deaths of corps members on election duties. READ MORE

FG to inject N350bn to revive economy
ABUJA — To rebound the dwindling economy, the Federal Government, yesterday, announced its readiness to inject a total of N350 billion in the next few months. READ MORE

Boko Haram: Troops kill 58 terrorists, lose a soldier
ABUJA— The Nigerian Army said, yesterday, that it lost one of its soldiers and killed no fewer than 58 terrorists, following a clearance operation to rid insurgents from their hideout at Musari. READ MORE


Gunmen kidnap three Kaduna pastors, demand N100m
Members of the Taraya Ekklesiyoyin Kristi A Nigeria (Fellowship of Churches of Christ in Nigeria, TEKAN), have been thrown into confusion following the kidnapping of their President, Dr. Emmanuel Dziggau. READ MORE

FG raises panel to probe EFCC, ICPC
The Federal Government has set up a presidential committee to investigate high-profile corruption cases allegedly compromised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. READ MORE

34 killed in Brussels terror attacks
Four days after Salah Abdesalam, the most wanted suspect in the November 13, Paris attacks that killed 130 persons was arrested in Brussels, Belgium, three explosions hit the country’s airport and metro station on Tuesday, killing no fewer than 34 people. READ MORE


Jobs, cash coming as govt plans N350b revival pill
Nigerians got some good news yesterday – the Federal Government is pumping N350 billion into the economy. READ MORE

Troops kill 58 Boko Haram fighters in Borno
Troops have killed 58 Boko Haram fighters in the latest military operation in Borno State, spokesman of the Army Col. Sani Usman, said yesterday READ MORE

Fed Govt probes sexual assault claim at Queen’s College
THE Federal Government yesterday constituted a five-man panel to probe the sexual molestation allegation against a teacher at Queen’s College in Yaba, Lagos Mainland. READ MORE

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