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Naija News Now Nigeria 247 Latest Update Today December 2016

Naija News Now Nigeria 247 Latest Update Today December 2016

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Things happen in the country and many people are left informed because probably they are use to only one or two sources of information and that particular happening wasn’t reported by the information hub they are used to. had decided to bring to you today, the top 21 latest Nigerian news.

1. Governor Ben Ayade Advises Young People To Remain Virgins Till Marriage :

The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade says the only way to end HIV/AIDS in Nigeria is for married couples to remain faithful to their partners while the young people should abstain from sex till marriage.
Punch .

2. Federal Government Slashes Civil Servants November Salary :

Civil servants in ministries, and paratatals of the Federal government have decried the huge deductions of their November salaries. They claimed their salaries where reduced with any forewarning and also lamented the increasing prove of goods and services. Leadership News

3. President Buhari Receives Rotimi Akeredolu In Abuja :

President Muhammadu Buhari received the Ondo state Governor-Elect Rotimi Akeredolu at the State House and congratulated him on his recent victory at the polls. Akeredolu was accompanied by the Minister of Mine and Steel Mr Kayode fayemi and the Governor of Plateau state. Naij .

4. Nigeria Audits 33 Companies, Uncovers N450b Unremitted Revenue :

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeousun revealed that some agencies had refused to remit their revenue to the Federal Government. She said a committee has been set up headed by the AGF to recover the money. Sahara Reporters..

5. Estate Agent Docked Over N5m Fraud In Lagos :

A 37-year-old estate agent, Bosun Shoyoye, who resides at Imedu Awoyaya in Lagos has be arraigned before the court for allegedly stealing N5 million. Vanguard.

6. Appeal Court Sacks APC Rivers Assembly Member Andrew Miller :

The Court of Appeal in Abuja yesterday sacked Mr. Andrew Miller member of the Rivers State House of Assembly representing Opobo / Nkoro Constituency. Punch .

7. FG Distributes Smartphones With Agric Apps To Rice Farmers In Nigeria :

In a bid to improve agriculture in Nigeria and boost rice production the Federal Government commenced a training course of how to use smartphones for rice farming in the country. Vanguard .

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8. RRS Officials Uncover Diesel Adulterating Factories Under Oregun Link Bridge :

Officers of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) recently uncovered diesel adulterating factories in Lagos located underneath the Oregun Link Bridge. Over 20 suspects were also arrested in link to the factories by the RRS. Olufamous

9. Senate to approve MTEF/FSP before 2017 budget presentation :

Following the approval of 2017 budget estimates by the Federal Executive Council, FEC, the Senate said it would approve the MTEF/FSP before the 2017 budget is presented. Vanguard 247

10. Anambra Govt partners Topwide Ventures To End Housing Problem In Awka :

In a bid to find solution to the housing problem in Anambra State, Governor Willie Obiano has entered into a strategic partnership with Topwide Ventures to construct a new estate in Awka. This Day Live .

11. Wole Soyinka Says Nigeria Was Sinking When Buhari Took Power :

Soyinka said that Nigeria was Sinking when Buhari took power took power but also acknowledged that the present day government had not done well to improve the economic situation of the country. Vanguard .

12. Africa Development Bank, UBA sign $150 million loan agreement :

The African Development Bank Group, and United Bank for Africa Plc, UBA signed a $150 million loan agreement to finance infrastructure and SME projects in Nigeria. Premium Times .

13. Femi Adesina – President Buhari has high regard for Asiwaju Tinubu : 

According to the Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) to President Muhammadu Buhari, the president has regard for the national leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Vanguard .

14. Buhari canvasses special courts to prosecute corruption suspects :

President Muhammadu Buhari said there is need for the establishment of special courts so as to expedite the trial of corruption suspects. Vanguard .

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15. PDP Youths – Buhari’s economic policy has led to loss of millions of Jobs :

The Peoples’ Democratic Party Youth Frontier (PDPNYF) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of inflicting hardships on Nigerians due to the lack of viable economic initiative by his administration.
Vanguard .

16. Buhari tell agitators to perish the thought of Biafra :

President Buhari has told the ethno-cultural militant groups who have been calling for the break-up of Nigeria that the county would not disintegrate. Punch.

17. I’ve destroyed my US Green Card, says Soyinka :

The Nobel prize-winning author, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said he had fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card if Donald Trump won the presidential election. Punch .

18. Osinbajo 2017 budget can’t make much impact on economy :

Vice-President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that the figure of the 2017 Appropriation Bill yet to be presented to the National Assembly is about N7tn and was not big enough to make a huge difference in the nation’s economy.
Punch .

19. Kaduna assembly okays N214bn budget for 2017 :

The Kaduna State’s 2017 Appropriation Bill of N214bn was passed into law by the state House of Assembly yesterday. Punch.

20. Lagos State Government bans okada near banks :

The LASG has banned commercial motorcycles (okada) operation near banks and other financial houses’ premises. This was in full enforcement of the Lagos State Road Traffic Law, 2012. Punch.

21. FG sacks 12 Auchi poly randy lecturers :

Five senior lecturers and seven other workers at the Auchi Polytechnic have been sacked for sexual harassment and extortion of female students in the institution. Vanguard.

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