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Pension: Reps move to end police/military disparity in Pension Reforms Act

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- A bill to amend the Reform Pension Act has scaled second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill, sponsored by Francis Waive (APC, Delta), seeks to amend Section 5, Sub... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: How ex-CBN deputy governor, Mailafia, died - Official

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- The authorities at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) have described as "false and inaccurate" the allegation of poor management of the former deputy governor of the... Read More


Nigeria records 2,000 deaths from snake bites every year -Minister

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- Nigeria's minister of state for health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said an average of 20,000 cases of snake bites are recorded in Nigeria every year. Mr Mamora disclosed this at a p... Read More


Ogun civil servants protest alleged diversion of fund by Unity Bank

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- The members of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria in Ogun State on Monday stormed Unity Bank in Abeokuta over an alleged diversion of the association's investment... Read More


FMC Gombe to gulp N1.1bn as bill scales second reading

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- A bill to establish establish the Federal Medical Centre Deba, Gombe State scaled second reading at the Senate on Tuesday. The bill seeks to establish a medical centre that will ... Read More


PDP challenges Buhari's govt to expose terrorism sponsors in Nigeria

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to expose those sponsoring terrorism in the country or admit being their associate. The party, in a s... Read More


Senate passes bill to establish national emergency number

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- The Senate has passed a bill to establish the Nationwide Emergency Communications Service. The lawmakers approved '112' as the nationwide toll-free emergency number as the primar... Read More


FIBA Women's AfroBasket: D'Tigress qualify for quarter-final with 20-point victory over Angola

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- Coach Otis Hughley's tutored side went into their final group game in a business-like manner. Nigeria's senior women national basketball team, D'Tigress, have qualified for the qu... Read More


Buhari seeks to amend PIA, constutitues board of two petroleum institutions

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking to make amendments to some sections of the recently signed Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). In a letter to the National Assembly, he said the p... Read More


Former OPIC boss challenges Ogun Assembly to prove corruption allegations

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- A former Managing Director of Ogun State Property and Investment Corporation (OPIC), Babajide Odusolu, on Tuesday challenged the Ogun State government and the House of Assembly to... Read More