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Access Bank moves to block probe of IB acquisition

In a bid to forestall the the probe of how Access bank Plc acquired Intercontinental bank Plc by Financial Reporting Council of Nigerian FRCN, the outgoing managing Director of Access bank plc, Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede and a Director of the bank Herbert Wigwe have dragged the organization before a Federal Hi...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

Dangote moves to crash cement prices

Aliko Dangote, President Dangote Group The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote said that nine million tonnes of cement have been released into the market to stem the escalating cost of the product. Dangote, who disclosed this to journalists on Friday at the premises of Obajana Cement Company in K...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

Nigeria moves against tobacco firms with new law

Nigeria’s federal government signified its intention to tighten the noose on tobacco companies operating in Nigeria with the proposal for a new National Draft Tobacco Control Bill 2014 that stipulates a minimum of six months imprisonment or N50,000 or both for individuals that smoke outside public place...

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Posted on Apr 9, 2014

Dialogue panel moves to Calabar for memoranda

Nigeria’s National Dialogue Advisory Committee has begun its sitting in Calabar with a call on stakeholders to speak out on issues bordering on the proposed national conference. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Femi Okurounmu, addressed the meeting which comprised of delegates from Akwa Ibom, Cros...

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Posted on Oct 27, 2013

Group Moves Against Building Collapse In Lagos

The President of Building Collapse Preventive Guild (BCPG), Mr Kunle Awobodu, on Thursday said the guild had concluded plans to prevent incidence of building collapse in Lagos. Awobodu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that it had resolved to move round the state to inspect and ensure that the ap...

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Posted on Sep 26, 2013

Abortion Law – Imo Govt Moves Against Whistle Blower, Dr.Phillip Njemanze.

 Imo State government has visited its anger on the Chairman, Association of Catholic Medical Practitioners of Nigeria, Dr. Phillip Njemanze, who blew the whistle on the obnoxious abortion law foisted on the citizenry by Rochas Okorocha’s administration. Already, Dr. Njemanze’s plot of land meant ...

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Posted on Sep 6, 2013

PDP Impasse: Nyako Describes Peace Moves As Belated

Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state has described the several peace moves made by party leaders of the ruling party (PDP) in a bid to call back into the fold, the Baraje-led faction of the party as belated.          The governor told journalists in Yola, the Adamawa state capital while on his way...

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Posted on Sep 6, 2013

NGF Crisis: Reconciliation Moves Begin As Senate Delegation Visits Amaechi

Worried by the current challenges plaguing the country and the crisis in the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Senators’ Forum of Nigeria paid the Rivers state governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, a visit as part of its effort to resolve the crisis. The Acting Chairman of ...

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Posted on Sep 4, 2013

Nigeria police moves 14 commissioners, Mbu not affected

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, MD Abubakar, has ordered the redeployment of fourteen Commissioners to commands and formations. States with new commissioners are Borno, Zamfara, Bayelsa and Ebonyi states. Rivers state Police commissioner, Mbu Joseph Mbu, who has been mired in controversy over his...

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Posted on Aug 19, 2013

Nadal wins Cincinnati title, moves to Number 2

CINCINNATI (AFP) – Rafael Nadal won the Cincinnati Masters for the first time on Sunday, his ninth title of 2013 lifting him to number two in the world and cementing his status as a US Open favorite. The fourth-seeded Spaniard, whose season didn’t start until February when he returned from a seven...

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Posted on Aug 19, 2013

Kaduna House Of Assembly Moves To Impeach Speaker

Kaduna state House of Assembly today initiated impeachment proceedings against the Speaker and other principal officers for incompetence and alleged gross misconduct.    According to reports, the embattled Speaker, Usman Gangara had a running battle with some lawmakers who had been plotting to remove h...

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Posted on Aug 14, 2013

Kaduna House Of Assembly Moves To Impeach Speaker

Kaduna state House of Assembly today initiated impeachment proceedings against the Speaker and other principal officers for incompetence and alleged gross misconduct.    According to reports, the embattled Speaker, Usman Gangara had a running battle with some lawmakers who had been plotting to remove h...

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Posted on Aug 14, 2013

Nigerian state moves to end herdsmen, farmers clash

The government of the northwestern Nigerian state of Kebbi on Thursday inaugurated a committee on the prevention of clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers. Alhaji Nasiru Masama, Senior Special Adviser to the Kebbi State Governor on Nomadic Activities, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Age...

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Posted on Aug 1, 2013

Snowden Moves Acquires Refugee Status, Moves Into Russia

Fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden left Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on Thursday after Russia granted him refugee status, ending more than a month in limbo in the transit area. A lawyer who has been assisting Snowden said the young American, who is wanted in the United States for...

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Posted on Aug 1, 2013

Snowden Moves Acquires Refugee Status, Moves Into Russia

Fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden left Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on Thursday after Russia granted him refugee status, ending more than a month in limbo in the transit area. A lawyer who has been assisting Snowden said the young American, who is wanted in the United States for...

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Posted on Aug 1, 2013

PDP Reconciliation Moves Suffer Setback As Tukur As Nyako To Quit

The hope of reconciling aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) suffered a huge setback as the party’s national chairman, Bamanga Tukur, on Thursday asked the Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako to leave the party. In an angry statement released in Abuja through his media aide, Oliver Okpa...

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Posted on Jul 25, 2013

Super Eagle’s Striker Eneramo moves to Besiktas

By CitizensPlatform   Nigeria striker Michael Eneramo is in seventh heaven according to him after completing a switch to Besiktas. The former Esperance de Tunis skipper had earlier failed a routine medical test putting the mega deal on hold. Eneramo has now since signed the deal and is already en route t...

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Posted on Jul 22, 2013

$7b racket: Nigeria moves to rein in oil thieves

Governor Godswill Akpabio of the southern Nigerian state of Akwa Ibom has been appointed as the head of the Committee saddled with the task of finding solution to massive theft of crude oil which is now estimated to be costing Nigeria about $ 7 billion loss in revenue annually. A task force that will prosecut...

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Posted on Jul 18, 2013

MTV Video Awards moves to Brooklyn for 2013 edition

By Citizens Platform Popular entertainment channel, MTV has teamed up with the world-renowned, Brooklyn-based artist KAWS to reimagine the MTV “Moonman” trophy for the 2013 MTV “Video Music Awards”. An artist whose work has been presented at prestigious museums and galleries from Los Angeles to Par...

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Posted on Jul 11, 2013

Egypt Army Moves In Tanks, President Isolated

Egypt’s army deployed tanks and troops close to the presidential palace in Cairo on Wednesday after a military deadline for Islamist President Mohamed Mursi to yield to street protests passed without any agreement. Mursi’s national security adviser said a military coup was under way as armed force...

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Posted on Jul 4, 2013

Obama moves to South Africa, preaches gay equality

US President Barack Obama flies to South Africa Friday hoping to pay homage to the legacy of his critically ill hero Nelson Mandela, who is fighting for his life in hospital. Mandela’s ill health means the two men, who shattered racial boundaries on either side of the Atlantic, are not expected to have ...

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Posted on Jun 29, 2013

Terrorism: SSS moves to demolish Amigo Supermarket structure

by Citizens Platform Following the seizure and subsequent arrest of three people alongside the owner of Amigo supermarket Abuja, the State Security Service(SSS) has called for permission to pull down the Amigo supermarket building. Officials of the SSS while speaking to newsmen said a decision to pulled down ...

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Posted on Jun 9, 2013

Rivers PDP Chairman Denies Impeachment Moves Against Amaechi

The chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers state, Mr Felix Obuah has denied claims that the party is making moves to impeach the embattled Governor of Rivers state, Mr Rotimi Amaechi.  Mr Obuah made this known during a live phone-in session on Channels TV Politics Today. The party leader howeve...

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Posted on Jun 3, 2013

Niger Moves To Ban Smoking In Public, Workplaces

The Niger State Government has forwarded a bill to ban smoking in public as well as workplaces, the state Commissioner for Health, Ibrahim Sule, has said. Mr Sule said this at a news briefing in Minna on Friday to mark the 2013 World No Tobacco Day. He added that the ministry has forwarded the bill […]...

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Posted on Jun 1, 2013

Tunisia Moves To Recover Ben Ali’s Stolen Assets

Tunisia has recovered a luxury yacht belonging to the brother-in-law of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the country’s former dictator, from Spain. The yacht was returned to Tunisia last month by the Spain. In what has been a trend in Africa with African leaders, many accounts meant for these African leaders for st...

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Posted on May 24, 2013

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