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Senate debates NCC data price hike

The Nigerian Senate has commenced debate on the proposed hike in the data fee in the country by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC). The Senate also ask the NCC to suspend the proposed data price hike pending the conclusion of investigation by committee on communication. In tweet this morning by Senate President Bukola Saraki, he said: “We are now debating ...

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How a National Assembly worker died

There was panic at the National Assembly on Tuesday, when a man only identified as an aide to lawmaker collapsed and died. The incident which occurred at 12 on Monday witnesses said kept many who witnessed it in shock and bewilderment. A witness who pleaded anonymity  said the man died inside a private car conveying him to the National Assembly ...

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340, 634 registered voters for Lagos election on Saturday – INEC

Lagos, Nov. 27, 2016 (NAN) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has 340, 634 registered voters for the Dec. 3 bye-election in Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency of Lagos State. Clement Oha, INEC Administrative Secretary in Lagos State told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the distribution of Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) was ongoing ahead of the poll. “We ...

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World leaders pay tribute to Castro

Beginning from Barack Obama, world leaders paid tribute to Fidel Castro, the Cuban leader who held the world by the juggler when he launched his revolution in 1959. The White House has issued a statement by President Obama on Castro’s death, in which he extends a hand of friendship to the Cuban people and offers condolences to his family. He ...

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Fidel Castro, Cuba’s leader of revolution, dies at 90

The  former president of Cuba Fidel Castro, one of the world’s longest-serving and most iconic leaders, has died. He was aged 90. His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news on state television. Castro toppled the government in 1959, introducing a Communist revolution. He defied the US for decades, surviving many assassination plots. His supporters said ...

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NSE ends week on losing streak

  Lagos, Nov. 25, 2016 (NAN) Activities at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended for the week on a negative streak on Friday with the market capitalisation shedding N54 billion amid price loses. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that market capitalisation which opened trading at N8.774 trillion lost N54 billion or 0.62 per cent to close at N8.720 ...

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House of Reps slams Obasanjo

…Say former president is grandfather of corruption     The House of Representative has expressed anger over former president Olusegun Obasanjo vituperation on legislators insisting that the former President is the grandfather of corruption in Nigeria. The House accused the former leader of introducing corruption into the National Assembly at the inception of the Fourth Republic. Addressing National Assembly Correspondents, ...

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