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George Weah still leads in Liberia polls – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

George Weah:still  leading in Liberian polls By Harrison Arubu George Weah of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) retained his lead as the second batch of provisional results of Tuesday’s presidential elections in Liberia were released on Friday. According to figures read out by Mr Jerome Korkoya, Chairman of the …

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South East has more presence than the north in my cabinet – Buhari – Premium Times Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari says the south eastern part of Nigeria has stronger voice in his cabinet compared to the north. Mr. Buhari said this Friday at a meeting with leaders from the south eastern region who visited him at the presidential villa, Abuja. Mr. Buhari, who was speaking against allegations …

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FRSC refers 4000 Abuja drivers for mental evaluation – Premium Times Nigeria

The Federal Road Safety Corps has caught 4,000 drivers in Abuja within the last three months and referred them for psychological evaluation. The new Federal Capital Territory Sector Commander of the commission, Ayuba Wobin, disclosed this during a visit to the FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, on Friday. According to a …

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Edo Govt. cuts 2017 Budget by 16.49 % over macro-economic performance  

The Edo State Government has approved the downward review of the 2017 budget from the initial ₦153.187bn to ₦127.921billion, representing a 16.49% reduction. In a statement issued after an emergency Executive Council (EXCO) meeting held at Government House in Benin City, Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, …

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Khelaifi PSG boss under Swiss probe for bribery – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Nasser Al-Khelaifi: under Swiss probe The head of Paris Saint-Germain football club Nasser Al-Khelaifi and  former FIFA executive Jerome Valcke are under Swiss probe  over the sale of media rights for upcoming World Cups. The Swiss attorney general’s office (OAG) said the probe opened in March and centres on allegations …

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Gov. Al-Makura appoints new Nasarawa Head of Service – Premium Times Nigeria

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has appointed Abari Aboki as the new Head of Service (HoS) of the state, replacing Thomas Ogiri who retired recently. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mohammed Abdullahi, announced this in statement on Friday. Before his appointment, Mr. Abari served as the permanent …

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