Breaking : Ex-Nigeria Airways Workers get payment alerts

Ex Nigeria Airways May finally heave a sigh of relief now as payment alerts have began to trickle in. Chairman, Aviation Union Grand Alliance, Comrade Luqmon Animashaun who confirmed the payment, said: “I can authoritatively tell you that some of our members have started getting alerts on their phones". About 5,900 ex-workers were captured in[...]

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Just in : Kano Assembly invites Ganduje over bribe-taking videos as governor plots speakers impeachment

Barely 48 hours after a new video showing the Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje negotatiating bribes and kickbacks with contractors, The Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday invited the embattled governor to appear before its ad-hoc committee probing the bribe-taking videos of the governor. DAILY NIGERIAN had on October 14 and 15 exclusively published[...]

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Just in : Buhari sends NHIS ES on administrative leave

President Muhammadu Buhari has intervened in the on-going crisis in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) over the suspension of the Executive Secretary Prof. Usman Yusuf by the Governing Council of the Scheme. The ES who had refused to go on the suspension and had forced his way into the office building a day after[...]

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Just in : Suspended NHIS boss sues health minister, AGF, agency

The embattled and suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, has dragged the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) before a Federal High Court in Abuja, and asked the court to rule among others that the governing council of the NHIS had no powers[...]

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Neymar May Go To Prison Over Barca Move, Says Spanish Magistrate

A Spanish magistrate leading an investigation into alleged irregularities in Neymar’s move to Barcelona in 2013 said on Wednesday the Brazilian superstar could face up to six years in prison. “The term imposed, in principle, could be between four and six years,” said a decree issued by judge Jose Maria Vazquez Honrubia, a copy of[...]

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Turkish prosecutor:Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered Saudi consulate, then dismembered and disposed of

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled 'as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, a Turkish prosecutor has claimed. Istanbul's chief prosecutor said the 59-year-old Washington Post journalist's body was then 'cut into pieces and disposed of'. Mr Khashoggi was murdered during a visit to the consulate to obtain paperwork for his upcoming marriage[...]

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Beyonce channels R&B legend Toni Braxton in epic Halloween tribute-see photos

https://www.instagram.com/p/BpkdLlZHH_5/?utm_source=ig_embedLast year, she paid tribute with not one, but five iconic Lil' Kim looks. In years past, she's taken on Janet Jackson and a full-family Salt-N-Pepa. This year, Queen Bey is channeling '90s R&B icon Toni Braxton in a dead-on look shared to her Instagram. In a pixie wig, white tank, jeans, leather jacket and chain belt, Beyonce[...]

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Court refuses to order arrest of former PDP Chairman

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arrest and detain a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Haliru Bello. Mr Bello is facing trial on alleged diversion of funds from the office of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. He was charged alongside[...]

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FG introduces new education policy named “Every Child Counts’ – Osinbajo

`Every Child Counts’ is the name of new Federal Government’s education policy, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has revealed. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said Osinbajo made the disclosure in Lagos. Osinbajo spoke at the 60th Anniversary[...]

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11 pregnant women, 130 other Nigerians return from Libya

No fewer than 141 Nigerians including 11 pregnant women have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). Segun Afolayan, chief planning officer, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos.[...]

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Girl to be buried with dog she died to save

Jennarae Nicole Goodbar was chasing after her dog, Cash, on Saturday when the two were struck by a car that didn’t have time to stop. The 12-year-old and her beloved dog were killed together — and now they will be buried together too, according to the girl’s mom, Donna Jean Stuples. Goodbar was training Cash[...]

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BREAKING: Body of missing Nigerian army general ‘found’

The Nigerian Army said it has found the body of a missing general, Idris Alkali. Mr Alkali, who recently retired as a major general, was declared missing several weeks ago while travelling from Abuja to Bauchi. His body parts were found in an abandoned well in Guchwet village of Shen district, Jos South Local Government[...]

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BREAKING: NLC slams govs’ forum, demands N66, 500 minimum wage, as Federal Government also disowns Governors forum

The Federal Government has made it known it was not in support of the N22,500 minimum wage proposed by the Nigeria Governors Forum. The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, made the stance of the Federal Government known on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily. He said, “The governors have not even done enough. I told them that this[...]

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JUST IN: Adeleke arraigned for exam malpractices, granted bail

The police on Wednesday arraigned the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in the September 22, 2018 election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and four others, on charges of examination malpractices. The defendants were arraigned before Justice I.E Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja, where they all pleaded not guilty to the four[...]

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Tax evasion fuelling poverty in Nigeria – SERAP

A report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), realised in Lagos yesterday, has revealed how failure of multinational companies to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on over $8 billion oil and gas assets sold to Nigerian entities fuels poverty, underdevelopment and inequality in Nigeria. The report titled “Impact of Non-Payment of Capital Gains[...]

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Exclusive: 9/11 terrorist back on the streets… and treated like a hero: Freed early from his cell, the twisted money man behind attack that killed 2,996 is mobbed by well-wishers back home in Morocco

One of only two men to be jailed over the 9/11 terror attacks is back in his home country as a free man – where he is being given a hero's welcome. The Daily Mail tracked down Mounir el-Motassadeq to a suburb of Marrakesh where he is now living in the family home with his[...]

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Nigeria highest producer of HIV-infected babies – FG

The Federal Government has confirmed a report which ranks Nigeria first on the list of countries with high record of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS in the world. Government reiterated local and international indications confirmed that Nigeria produces 30 percent of children born with HIV/AIDS globally. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, told newsmen at the[...]

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