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Price of kerosene up 10.8% as cooking gas drops

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By Prince Okafor Average price of petroleum products across the 36 states of the federation have recorded some increases in the month of August, 2019, the Nigerian Bureau of Statistic, NBS, has...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Xenophobic attacks: Legal experts explore options for victims

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By Innocent Anaba & Henry Ojelu With the return of 187 Nigerians from South Africa on September 11, 2019; most of them with only personal effects, having lost their sources of livelihood to...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

CBN policy discriminatory –Obaze

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By Vincent Ujumadu FORMER diplomat and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2017 election in Anaambra State, Mr. Oseloka Obaze has faulted the new policy on cash...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

No plan to arrest Nnamdi Kanu’s father – ABIA CP

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BY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE The Abia State Police Command has said it has no plan to arrest the father of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Nnamdi Kanu IPOB had at the weekend raised...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

Customers express disappointment over CBN’s directive on transaction charges

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Some banks customers have expressed disappointment on the directive of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) on new charges on certain lodgements and withdrawals. A cross...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

Experts laud CBN’s cashless policy implementation

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Financial experts on Wednesday commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for its efforts in ensuring implementation of cashless policy in the country, just as they faulted the apex bank for...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

Our problem is man

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By Sunny Ikhioya MAN is the problem of mankind. People have lived together as husbands and wives, with immediate families and from their extended families. But greed set in, and man was no longer...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

Xenophobia: Reps Meet Buhari, Consider Cutting off Ties with South Africa

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…as Gbajabiamila Queries, Threatens To Report Minister to President By Tordue Salem, Abuja In retaliation to the recurring xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa, one of the...

Tue Sep 17th, 2019     Read More →

1,723 contractors received N70bn without mobilising to site ―Reps

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…As Contractors Move to Halt Probe By Tordue Salem – Abuja The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723...

Mon Sep 16th, 2019     Read More →

Agric. value chain crucial for jobs, productivity – Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that the greatest value for jobs and improved productivity lies in the agro-allied value chain. Osinbajo made the assertion while declaring open the 2019 Annual...

Mon Sep 16th, 2019     Read More →

Over 100 LGAs in 33 States affected by flood crisis — NIHSA

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…blames State govts, individuals for losses By Gabriel Ewepu THE Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, Monday, disclosed that over 100 Local Government Areas, LGAs, in 33 States have...

Mon Sep 16th, 2019     Read More →

Resident doctors demand improved healthcare infrastructure in South East

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The Southeast Caucus of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has called for improved healthcare infrastructure in the South-East region. Resident doctors demand improved healthcare...

Mon Sep 16th, 2019     Read More →

Resident doctors demand improved healthcare infrastructure in S/East

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The Southeast Caucus of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have called for improved healthcare infrastructure in the South-East region. doctors They decried the deplorable condition...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

IPOB cries out, says there is plan to attack Nnamdi Kanu’s house again

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By Nwafor Sunday The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has on Sunday alleged that there is another plan to attack Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s residence at Isiama Afaraukwu Ibeku Umuahia,...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

September Troubling Forecast: Anxiety in 15 prone states over poor preparations

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…Residents lament: Nowhere to relocate By Dayo Johnson, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu Emma Una, Femi Bolaji, Chinonso Alozie, Ola Ajayi, Monsur Olowopeju, David...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →