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Nigerian Military reacts to Boko Haram leader, Shekau’s “video”

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says the Nigerian Armed Forces will continue with its operations against insurgents in the North-East in spite of the purported remorse demonstrated by Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, in an online video.
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Code of Conduct: I am ready for trial – Saraki

Faced by the insistence of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) sitting in Abuja that it has jurisdiction to try him for alleged falsification of assets charges brought against him by the Federal Government, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, said on Thursday that he was ready to take the opportunity of the trial to clear his name.
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Boko Haram: Nigeria sets up Naval post in Lake Chad region

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a naval command post in the Lake Chad region in a bid to strengthen the fight against insurgency in the North-East.
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Majority of Nigerians oppose country’s membership of Saudi-led Islamic coalition

Majority of Nigerians have kicked against the decision of the Muhammadu Buhari administration to drag the country into a Saudi Arabia-led coalition against terrorism.
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Senate President Bukola Saraki Repaid Personal Bank Loans With Kwara’s Funds – Code Conduct Bureau

The Code of Conduct Bureau has said there is evidence that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, while governor of K‎wara State between 1999 and 2007, obtained huge bank loans and paid back the loans with funds belonging to the state.
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Nigeria’s Pension Directorate boss, three others suspended

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Friday confirmed the indefinite suspension of the Executive Secretary/Director General of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, Nellie Mayshak.
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Buhari administration launches N10 billion youth entrepreneurial project

The Muhammadu Buhari administration, through the Bank of Industry, on Thursday formally launched a N10 billion Youths Entrepreneurship Support (YES) project to empower youth with loans to start businesses.
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Inside National Assembly’s N115 billion budget for 2016; House of Reps gets biggest share

The House of Representatives is to receive the highest allocation in National Assembly’s N115 billion budget for 2016, details of the proposal exclusively obtained by PREMIUM TIMES ahead of an official release, shows. Continue reading Inside National Assembly’s N115 billion budget for 2016; House of Reps gets biggest share