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Make National Assembly A Part-Time Job And Pay Lawmakers Only Sitting Allowance – Says Archbishop Of Abuja Diocese

• Wants govt, oil firms to tackle N’Delta problems The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan has called for a thorough investigation of the judges arrested over allegations of corruption, describing the development as a national embarrassment. Onaiyekan, who said this in Ilorin, Kwara State at the …

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Why Nigeria Remain China’s Best Friend In Africa – Chinese Ambassador

“Investors from all over the world are falling over themselves to come and do business in Nigeria”, said President Muhammadu Buhari in his recent National Day address to Nigerians. I know this to be true. Since my arrival in Abuja last month as China’s new Ambassador to Nigeria, I have …

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Economic Recession: Dangote Sacks 36 Expatriates, 12 Nigerians

The current recession has hit one of the biggest employers of labour in the country outside of the government as the Dangote Group, belonging to Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has fired 48 members of staff. Our correspondents gathered that those sacked were made up of 36 expatriate and 12 …

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Turmoil Hits APC As Atiku And Tinubu Plot Plan B

The crisis threatening the foundation of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has assumed a new twist. Fresh facts have emerged, that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has entered into a plan ‘B’ alliance with the party’s national leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, ahead of the 2019 general elections. An …

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Dame Pauline Tallen Turns Down Ambassadorial Appointment To Look After Her Husband

Former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, and now member All Progressives Congress (APC) Board of Trustees, Dame Pauline Tallen, has turned down her nomination for ambassadorial appointment by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration. Speaking to The Beacon on phone, Tallen said she appreciated the President for counting her worthy …

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Pregnant Janet Jackson Is Glowing as She Steps Out Alongside Husband Wissam Al Mana

If a picture is worth a thousand words, Janet Jackson’s smile is worth a million! The singer, who’s currently pregnant with her first child, joined husband Wissam Al Mana for an afternoon stroll in London Thursday. An eyewitness tells E! News the couple, who secretly tied the knot in 2012, “seemed very …

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Adult film actress accuses Trump of offering $10,000 to come alone to hotel suite

An adult film actress on Saturday accused Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump or someone acting on his behalf of offering her $10,000 and the use of his private jet if she would agree to come alone to his hotel suite at night after a golf tournament in Lake Tahoe in …

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Senior advocates back Mahmoud, say arrested judges must quit

• Call For Suspension, Unnecessary, Hasty — CJN The Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria has backed call by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President, Abubakar Mahmoud, saying arrested judges had to proceed on leave of absence, pending when they would be given a clean bill of health. The Body …

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Drama as nominee for NCC job wants Senate scrapped

It was drama yesterday as a presidential nominee for the membership of the governing board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Aliyu Saidu Abubakar, declared that the Senate should be scrapped because it consumes too much money from the treasury. Abubakar, who is from the North-East, made the statement before …

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