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For today, Monday, April 24, 2016:


Nigeria may benefit from multi-million dollar Africa initiatives

Nigeria is in line to benefit from series of multilateral initiatives brokered by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Germany, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and leaders of the top Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).

Military foils attacks, arrests suspected Chadian terrorists in Adamawa, Borno

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have foiled Boko Haram attacks on Madagali town in Adamawa and Limankara village in Borno State with the arrest of three suspected Chadian terrorists at the weekend.

How low drug production impedes epidemic control

The inability of the Federal Government to manage disease outbreaks in the country, occasioned by the lack of political will and low capacity in local drug manufacturing, poses a serious threat to citizens’ well-being and the nation’s economic growth.


Battle to recover $15b gas sales dividends begins

DETECTIVES are probing the whereabouts of $15.8billion Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited dividends, The Nation learnt at the weekend.

Buhari, Aregbesola, Atiku, senators, others mourn

President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Rauf Aregbesola and his colleagues from other states, the All Progressives Party (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday mourned Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke.

Presidency shops for new SGF

Barely five days after the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, the Presidency is shopping for his replacement.


78 bank directors get N10.34 billion dividend in 2016

AT the backdrop of the recession the nation’s economy slipped into last year alongside inflationary pressures, corporate results from the banking sector so far released indicate significant increases in fortune for the investors.

Ikoyi Cash: Osinbajo Panel invites NIA D-G’s aides

The Presidential Committee probing Director-General of National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayodele Oke, and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, David Babachir Lawal, has invited some aides of the suspended NIA boss, Vanguard learned last night.

Army, DSS uncover arms, ammunition in Anambra communities, arrest suspects

Authorities of the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army disclosed, yesterday, that a joint security cordon-and-search operation by its troops and Department of State Services, DSS, operatives had led to the discovery of stockpiled arms and ammunition in Anambra communities



Militants kill four policemen, others in Ogun

No fewer than three policemen and four residents of the Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State lost their lives during encounters with some gunmen suspected to be militants.

Saraki, Ngwuta, others may forfeit alleged undeclared assets

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court, among other defendants currently being prosecuted before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, may have their properties, which are subject of the charges preferred against them, temporality forfeited pending the final determination of their cases.

Seized N13bn fraud: NIA finance officials to appear before Osinbajo panel today

The panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ayo Oke, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has dispatched letters of invitation to some NIA officials demanding they appear before it on Monday (today).


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