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Nigeria spends $500m annually on palm oil importation – CBN

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The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele on Monday said that over five hundred million dollars was being spent annually on importation of palm oil. Emefiele said this at a...

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Why Sanwolu, deputy governor-elect met Buhari in Aso Rock

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Sawonlu says Lagos needs regeneration By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Monday met behind closed doors with the Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwolu, and the...

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We’ll proffer solutions to Lagos problems without delay – Sanwo-Olu

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Lagos State Gov.-Elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu says he has documented the challenges facing the state and will come up with solutions without delay. Sanwo-Olu made this known to State House...

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Committee to collate Buhari’s campaign promises for implementation — Osinbajo’s aide

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Abuja – All campaign promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari will be collated in a specific implementation document, the Presidency has said. Buhari at the Governorship and State...

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Inconclusive Polls : Bauchi Governor storms Aso Rock

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—Warns on Security implications of INEC decision —Threatens to drag Electoral Umpire to Court By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNOR Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State on Monday...

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FG receives 30 megawatts Gurara dam concession certificate

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The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has received the Full Business Certificate Compliance for the concession of 30 Megawatts Gurara Hydropower Dam from the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory...

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Fayose: Court admits extra judicial statement of dead man

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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday admitted in evidence an extra judicial statement of a dead man, Justin Erukaa, in the trial of former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti facing charges of N6.9...

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NCC’s priority is to ensure consumer protection, satisfaction — Danbatta

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Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says consumer protection and satisfaction are its major priorities. •Prof Umar Garba Danbatta The Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Prof....

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Tax evasion: ICPC to seize N4.8bn property belonging to Yar’Adua, others

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By Soni Daniel Abuja – The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission is set to seize plots of land and buildings worth N4.8 billion from 30 companies operating in...

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I am not afraid of rerun — Lalong

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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau says he is not jittery over the March 23 Governorship Election Re-run in the state. Lalong Lalong expressed this view while speaking with State House correspondents...

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Akpabio heads to tribunal to challenge senatorial result

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BY Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo FORMER Senate Minority leader and member representing Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial district, Senator Godswill Akpabio has approached Election Petition Tribunal sitting in...

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FFK blasts Daniel over imminent defection to APC

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Former Minister of Aviation and a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, FFK, has taken a swipe at former Ogun state governor, Otunba...

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Elections: Bishop Umoren harps on voters’ education

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By Dirisu Yakubu Catholic Auxillary Archbishop of Abuja, the Most Reverend Dr. Anslem Umoren has called for adequate voter enlightenment to enable Nigerians choose their leaders wisely in future...

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Glaucoma more prevalent in black race –Association

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The Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) says glaucoma is more prevalent in the black race, an official told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. Close up of an eye and vision...

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#Nextlevel: What Buhari has to do about Nigeria’s economy

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One of the main reasons newly-elected Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari had been widely expected to lose his bid for a second term was the poor state of the country’s economy. Under his...

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