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Adeosun heads new committee on pension debts

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a committee, headed by Kemi Adeosun, the Finance minister,   to estimate the pension liability of the Federal Government. Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma made this known Friday  in a statement by his Media Adviser, James Akpandem. Udoma said that the committee …

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Nigeria step up in April Fifa ranking

Gernot Rohr’s men are now the fifth best African team having moved a place up in the monthly rating announced on Thursday morning Nigeria are now the 40th best football playing nation according to the latest Fifa ranking released on Thursday. The Super Eagles were ranked 41st in March ranking …

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Dasuki : Federal Government Govt insists on secret trial

The Federal Government on Thursday notified the Federal High Court Abuja of an application pending before it seeking protection for witnesses billed to testify in the trial of former National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki. Counsel to the Federal Government, Mr Oladipo Okpeseyi brought this to the notice of …

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275 Australians sue Apple for refusing to repair Error 53

Hundreds of Australian consumers are suing US Apple company for violating consumer rights by allegedly refusing to look at or repair some iPads and iPhones previously serviced by a third party. Australia’s consumer watchdog agency, the Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), announced on Thursday that it had filed a legal …

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Hazard is the Premier League’s most important player

Chelsea edged closer to the title after seeing off Manchester City and the Belgian playmaker outshone Diego Costa again Eden Hazard proved himself to be the Premier League’s most decisive player with a double to edge Chelsea closer to the title and kill off Manchester City’s hopes in the process. …

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NNPC denies plans to increase petrol price

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reiterated that it has no plans to increase the pump price of petrol. NNPC made the clarification in a statement by Mr Ndu ughamadu, its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division. He explained that the recent increase in bridging allowance to transporters …

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Russia move to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia’s Supreme Court will continue hearing on Thursday a request by the government to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses and declare the Christian group an extremist organisation. Hearing in the case began Wednesday. On March 16, the Russian government filed a suit to outlaw the organisation, which is already considered an extremist group in …

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