Daily Archives: December 15, 2017

One dead, policeman missing as police disperse illegal miners in Taraba – Vanguard


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One dead, policeman missing as police disperse illegal miners in Taraba
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The Police Command in Taraba says at least one person has died and six others injured during a clash between illegal miners and policemen in Mayo-Sina, near Nguroje, Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba. The command's Spokesman, ASP David Misal ...
Police officer missing after clash with minersPremium Times
Taraba: One killed, six injured as police, illegal miners clashThe Punch
One dead, policeman missing in police, illegal miners clash in TarabaThe Eagle Online
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Alleged double registration: Dino Melaye, Faleke, others ask Yahaya Bello to resign – Daily Post Nigeria


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Alleged double registration: Dino Melaye, Faleke, others ask Yahaya Bello to resign
Daily Post Nigeria
A former Deputy governorship candidate in the November 2015 election in the State, James Faleke commended INEC for upholding the constitution of the land. He said” I commend INEC for standing firm however it is unfortunate that the offender himself is ...
Opposition jittery over Kogi West Rally- FanwoVanguard
Gov Bello and probe of Kogi ex-governorsThe Nation Newspaper
Governor Bello's Mansions in the Midst of AnguishTHISDAY Newspapers
The Punch -New Telegraph Newspaper -Premium Times -Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
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Benue assembly confirms Onum as new chief judge – National Accord


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Benue assembly confirms Onum as new chief judge
National Accord
The Benue House of Assembly on Friday confirmed the nomination of Justice Adam Onum as the new Chief Judge (CJ) of the state. The confirmation followed a letter of nomination addressed to the Speaker and read on the floor by the the Deputy Speaker, Mr ...
BREAKING: Benue Assembly confirms Idoma man as Chief JudgeThe Punch

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Kano empowers over 50000 youths in two years – The Nation Newspaper


Kano empowers over 50000 youths in two years
The Nation Newspaper
The Kano State Government says it has empowered no fewer than 50,000 youths with various skills through training programmes across the 44 local government areas of the state since 2015. The Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Malam ...

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20-year-old man in court for allegedly abducting teenage girl – The Punch


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20-year-old man in court for allegedly abducting teenage girl
The Punch
A trader, Awolu Sahadi, who allegedly abducted a teenage girl for two weeks was on Friday brought before Chief Magistrate Taiwo Akanni of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates' Court. The accused, 20, a resident of Agege, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a charge of ...
He covered her mouth, took the teenage girl to his room, raped herVanguard
40-Yr-Old Security Guard Docked For Allegedly Raping TeenagerNaija News

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Libya slavery: 1317 Nigerians rescued in 10 days – Vanguard


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Libya slavery: 1317 Nigerians rescued in 10 days
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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says a total of 1,317 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya in the last 10 days having been stranded in the volatile country en route Europe. The Director-General of NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha ...
752 evacuated from Libya in 48 hoursDaily Trust
Another 365 Nigerians return from LibyaTV360
Over 1300 Nigerians return from Libya in 10 daysXinhua
CHANNELS TELEVISION -Africa Independent Television -New Telegraph Newspaper -The Nation Newspaper
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All posts tagged "Nyesom Wike" – Verge24 (blog)


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All posts tagged "Nyesom Wike"
Verge24 (blog)
Amaechi: Wike was my Staff, One of My Sons The ex governor of Rivers state and the current Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the... Misplaced Priority? - Governor Wike Gives Rivers Lawmakers 16 Exotic SUVs. Naija News2 weeks ago ...
Wike pledges religious tolerance in RiversBlueprint newspapers Limited (blog)

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Osun Assembly reverses self, revokes arrest warrant against Bola Ige’s son – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Osun Assembly reverses self, revokes arrest warrant against Bola Ige's son
Daily Post Nigeria
The Osun State House of Assembly on Friday announced the revocation of arrest warrant earlier issued against the Late Bola Ige's son, Muyiwa Ige, who was a former Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development in the state. DAILY POST ...
Osun assembly revokes arrest warrant for Ige's sonThe Punch
Osun Assembly Revokes Arrest Warrant Against Late Bola Ige's SonIndependent Newspapers Limited
Osun Assembly Issues Relocation Order To TradersOsun Defender (blog)
Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
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Operation Cobra: FRSC arrests 6000 offenders – P.M. News


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Operation Cobra: FRSC arrests 6000 offenders
P.M. News
The Federal Road Safety Corps says it arrested at least 6,000 offenders in its ongoing Operation Cobra launched in July to check life threatening traffic offences. The Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, stated this at a session with FRSC zonal ...
Nigeria: Agency arrests 6000 traffic offendersJournalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

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Three staff of LASU, arraigned over alleged forgery, extortion – Vanguard


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Three staff of LASU, arraigned over alleged forgery, extortion
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Lagos—Three staff of Lagos State University Mubin Raji 43, Alli Ajose 58 and Bankole Odofin 62, were yesterday arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate's Court sitting at Oyingbo over alleged abuse of office, false certificates and extortion ...

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Ajimobi presents N267b budget to Oyo Assembly – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Ajimobi presents N267b budget to Oyo Assembly
Daily Post Nigeria
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday presented a budget of N267b, which represented an increase of 28% on the 2017 budget to the state House of Assembly. The budget christened “Budget of Stabilization” has a difference of N60b from that of ...
Oyo proposes N267 billion for 2018Premium Times
Ajimobi presents N267b budgetThe Nation Newspaper
Ajimobi proposes N267.4b, Ortom budgets N178b for 2018Guardian (blog)
CHANNELS TELEVISION -TODAY.NG -The Punch -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Senate Queries N10bn Expenditure On Solar Power For Varsities – Leadership Newspapers


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Senate Queries N10bn Expenditure On Solar Power For Varsities
Leadership Newspapers
The Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy, yesterday demanded explanation on the solar power projects for nine universities estimated to gulp a whopping sum of N10 billion. Meanwhile, the committee turned back minister of Power ...
Senate walks out Fashola for lack of budget documentsVanguard
2018: Senate queries N10bn solar streetlight project in varsitiesThe Punch
Senate queries N10b solar power project for varsitiesThe Nation Newspaper
Guardian (blog) -New Telegraph Newspaper -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning – Daily Post Nigeria


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Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning
Daily Post Nigeria
1. The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said that it is worried over the inability of internet users to use their leftover data after expiration date, saying that it will soon issue a directive to the service providers to give 14 days ...
INEC registers 21 new political partiesVanguard
Breaking: INEC registers 21 more political partiesThe Eagle Online

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Murder of Ex-PDP Chairman’s Son: Family of ‘killer wife’ tried to hide evidence — Police – Vanguard


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Murder of Ex-PDP Chairman's Son: Family of 'killer wife' tried to hide evidence — Police
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ABUJA—The Nigerian Police Force, yesterday, alleged before an Abuja High Court at Jabi that family members of Maryam Sanda, wife of murdered son of erstwhile Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bilyamin Bello, attempted to hide evidence ...
Why Court denied Maryam Sanda bail for second timeDaily Post Nigeria
Nigeria: Husband Murder - Court Denies Maryam Sanda BailAllAfrica.com
Maryam Sanda, mother, two others arraigned for alleged murder of ex-PDP chair's sonThe Nation Newspaper
Guardian (blog) -The Punch -Naija News -THISDAY Newspapers
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Court stops El-Rufai from sacking 21000 Kaduna teachers – Daily Post Nigeria


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Court stops El-Rufai from sacking 21000 Kaduna teachers
Daily Post Nigeria
The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Kaduna on Thursday ordered Kaduna State government to stop the planned sack of 21,000 primary school teachers who failed competency test. Recall that Kaduna state governor, El-Rufai had announced that the ...
El-Rufai's Plan To Sack 21780 Kaduna Teachers Suffers Setback As Court Intervenes360Nobs.com
Court halts sacking of 25000 teachers in NigeriaEyewitness News
Court stops El-Rufai from sacking primary school teachersDaily Trust
The Nation Newspaper -Olisa Blogazine -YNaija -The Whistler
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NYSC: How I killed corps member after sex – Driver – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

NYSC: How I killed corps member after sex – Driver
Daily Post Nigeria
A driving instructor, identified as Festus Udoh, has narrated how he lured a 23-year-old National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member, Modupe Kawose, into a bush at Mawuko, Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State, raped and strangled her. The corps ...
Nigeria: Driving School Instructor Rapes, Kills Corps Member in OgunAllAfrica.com
Police arrest driving instructor for killing corps memberThe Nation Newspaper
'How I lured, raped, killed female corper'The Punch
New Telegraph Newspaper -Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) -Independent Newspapers Limited -Nigeria Today
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‘You can’t try me over N5.3bn alleged fraud’ – Chimaroke Nnamani tells Lagos court – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

'You can't try me over N5.3bn alleged fraud' – Chimaroke Nnamani tells Lagos court
Daily Post Nigeria
Former Governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani, has challenged the jurisdiction of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to try him on allegations of fraud to the tune of N5.3billion. This followed a bench warrant issued by Justice Chuka Obiozor ...
Alleged N5.3bn Fraud: Ex-Enugu gov, Nnamani challenges court's jurisdiction to try himVanguard
Nnamani seeks perpetual injunction against EFCC, othersThe Nation Newspaper
Again, fugitive ex-governor absent at corruption trialPremium Times
The Punch -Guardian (blog) -P.M. News -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Ondo APC: A house of commotion? – Vanguard


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Ondo APC: A house of commotion?
Vanguard
ALL seems not to be well within the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State. The party has been wobbling and fumbling since the conduct of its governorship primaries in September 2016. Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. Regrettably, the ...

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IGR: Ugwuanyi disbands manual collection of revenues – Vanguard


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IGR: Ugwuanyi disbands manual collection of revenues
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Enugu—In a bid to fully actualize the ongoing reform programmes in the Enugu State Internal Revenue Service, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has disbanded manual collection of government revenues in the state in order to align with the current realities in ...
Enugu government bans manual collection of state revenuesGuardian (blog)
Enugu approves N30m scholarship for 300 undergraduatesNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Atiku’s not a threat to APC — Idahosa – Vanguard


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Atiku's not a threat to APC — Idahosa
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CHIEF Charles Idahosa is a Special Adviser on Political Matters to former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole. In this interview, Idahosa, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, states that the reason given by former Vice President ...
2019: Group Endorse Atiku For PresidencyLeadership Newspapers
Bello Adoke: An Unusual Hero of Democracy, By Majeed DahiruPremium Times
PDP's Bet on Atiku to Take it Back to PowerTHISDAY Newspapers
Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) -The Nation Newspaper -360Nobs.com -Daily Post Nigeria
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Sea robbers, cult members kill two, injure policeman in Bayelsa – The Punch


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Sea robbers, cult members kill two, injure policeman in Bayelsa
The Punch
Hoodlums, suspected to be sea robbers and cult members, have killed two persons and injured a policeman in Bayelsa State. The incident occurred on Wednesday in Ekeki, Yenagoa, and the Akassa-Yenagoa waterways. It was learnt that suspected armed cult ...
Pirates, cultists kill two in BayelsaThe Nation Newspaper
Suspected sea pirates, cultists kill two, injure policeman in BayelsaGuardian (blog)
One Pronounced Dead In Fresh Bayelsa AttackSaharaReporters.com
Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
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Budget defence: You must appear before us, Reps tell Enelemah – Vanguard


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Budget defence: You must appear before us, Reps tell Enelemah
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ABUJA—HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Commerce, yesterday, said unless the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelemah appears before it, the Ministry's 2018 budget defence would not hold. The committee took the decision at ...
Reps put N26bn industry ministry's budget on holdThe Punch

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You’re our greatest partners in devt of Lagos, Ambode tells religious leaders – Vanguard


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You're our greatest partners in devt of Lagos, Ambode tells religious leaders
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Lagos state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has extolled the contributions of religious groups in the development of the State, describing the spiritual leaders as great partners and pillars in the effort to bring greater progress to the State and ...
Ambode: Civil Servants must acquire commercial, behavioural skillsP.M. News
Ambode to journalists: Promote excellence in governance alwaysThe Eagle Online
Ambode names park after ex-governors, lauds their achievementsPremium Times
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EFCC denies issuing warrant for Maina’s arrest – The Punch


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EFCC denies issuing warrant for Maina's arrest
The Punch
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday denied issuing a bench warrant for the arrest of the ex-Chairman of the Presidential Pension Reform Task Force, Mr. Abdul-Rasheed Maina. The EFCC stated this in a counter-affidavit deposed to by ...
Focus on the liers who deceive Buhari in Aso Rock – MainaNaija News
We never issued warrant for Maina's arrest —EFCCRipples Nigeria

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TCN eyes 6000mw in 2018 – The Nation Newspaper


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TCN eyes 6000mw in 2018
The Nation Newspaper
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), yesterday said it was working towards a national peak of 6,000 Megawatts (Mw) of electricity in early 2018. Its Interim Managing Director, Usman Gur Mohammed, who made this known in Abuja, said early this year ...
Nigeria transmits 5156MW electricity, highest ever – OfficialPremium Times
EU pledges €25m for Nigeria's power transmission expansionThe Punch

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Osinbajo, Gowon, Dogara, Adebayo attend Christmas Carol at Villa – Vanguard


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Osinbajo, Gowon, Dogara, Adebayo attend Christmas Carol at Villa
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ABUJA—VICE President, Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon and the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye were among the ...
Osinbajo, Gowon, Shonekan, Adeboye attend carol in VillaThe Punch
Osinbajo, Gowon, Adeboye hold Christmas concert in Aso RockThe Nation Newspaper

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African Union Sports Ministers meeting calls for AUSC games bids – Vanguard


African Union Sports Ministers meeting calls for AUSC games bids
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The 1st Session of the African Union of Sports Council AUSC Region 2 Ministers Meeting has ended at the ECOWAS Parliament Auditorium Abuja with a call for bids for the hosting of the Maiden AUSC Region 2 Games. In addition, member countries were ...

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Aisha Buhari empowers 1000 Bauchi women, youths – Daily Trust


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Aisha Buhari empowers 1000 Bauchi women, youths
Daily Trust
Wife of the president, Hajiya Aisha Buhari has empowered 1,000 women and youths who were trained in various skills in Bauchi state. The trainings, which were organised through her pet project, 'Future Assured', provide various interventions to the less ...
Go to school, I did after marriage – Aisha BuhariThe Punch
Aisha Buhari Reiterates Commitment to Improve Lives of Women, YouthsSundiataPost (press release) (blog)
Bauchi to distribute kits worth N1.5bn to womenThe Nation Newspaper

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PDP convention, Daniel, Ladoja back Secondu – New Telegraph Newspaper


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PDP convention, Daniel, Ladoja back Secondu
New Telegraph Newspaper
Former Ogun State governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and his Oyo State counterpart, Senator Rashidi Ladoja have thrown their weight behind the election of Prince Uche Secondus as National Chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP). Daniel and Ladoja ...

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50 prison inmates to write 2018 UTME – Vanguard


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50 prison inmates to write 2018 UTME
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Lagos – No fewer than 50 prison inmates will sit for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), according to an official. Inmates in class. The Principal, Ikoyi Prisons School, Mr Idris Ibikunle, disclosed this on Thursday in Lagos ...

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Again, court sends Maryam Sanda back to prison, releases mother, brother – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Again, court sends Maryam Sanda back to prison, releases mother, brother
Daily Trust
FILE PHOTO: Maryam Sanda (right), after hearing of the case of alleged murder of her husband, Bilyaminu Haliru Bello at the FCT High Court in Abuja recently. related news. Maryam Sanda's mother, brother charged with Bilyamin's murder · PHOTOS: Court ...
Court denies Maryam Sanda bailVanguard
Court Denies Maryam Sanda Bail, Grants Bail To Mother, Two Others Implicated In MurderSaharaReporters.com
UPDATE: Maryam Sanda, mother, brother docked for allegedly murdering ex-PDP chairman's sonInformation Nigeria
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NEC okays plan to use $1bn for anti-terror campaign – The Nation Newspaper


Independent Newspapers Limited

NEC okays plan to use $1bn for anti-terror campaign
The Nation Newspaper
The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday supported the Federal Government plan to spend $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight insurgency in the country. Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, briefed State House correspondents at ...
UPDATED: FG to spend $1billion Excess Crude Fund on InsurgencyBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
FG To Spend $1bn From Oil Savings To Fight B/HaramIndependent Newspapers Limited
Govs okay $1bn from Excess Crude Account for anti-terrorism warThe Punch

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