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Nigeria crashes food importation by 60%

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Nigeria has succeeded in reducing the importation of food items by 60 per cent from 2015 to date, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, reported. Emefiele said that...

Tue Nov 13th, 2018     Read More →

S-East governors begin implementation of OGP

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By Vincent Ujumadu AWKA—THE five South East governments of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo have begun the implementation of Open Government Partnership, OGP, reform programme aimed at...

Tue Nov 13th, 2018     Read More →

House of Reps allegation on North-East food aid blatant falsehood – Presidency

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Abuja – The presidency on Friday dismissed claims by the House of Representatives that there were violations in the approval of N5.8 billion Emergency Intervention Fund for North-East by the...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

INEC releases names of candidates for by-elections in Kastina, Bauchi, Kwara

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Abuja, The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of political parties and their candidates for by-elections in Kastina, Bauchi, Kwara and Cross River, scheduled for...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Security: Prince Charles hails peace-building efforts by Nigerian communities

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The Prince of Wales and heir apparent to the British throne, Prince Charles has commended the peace building efforts of communities in northeast Nigeria. Prince Charles made this known when he...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

At night you will see light in Cameroon border towns but no light in Nigeria’s – Sen. Gumel

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Sen. Abdullahi Gumel has said that poor development and lack of social amenities at the border towns across the country were major reasons for continued conflicts and insecurity just as he...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

2019: DG NYSC urges corps members to shun partisan politics

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Brig. Gen. Sule Kazaure, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged corps members to shun partisan politics as the 2019 general elections draw near. Kazaure gave the...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

Intrigues, threats that led to N30,000 minimum wage

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young IT is no longer news that Nigerian workers are the least paid across the globe including war-torn countries.The subsisting N18,000 minimum wage in the country is less than...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

Obaseki rolls out health improvement programme, to reopen Nursing School

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has unveiled a 24-month health improvement programme as part of efforts to tackle the challenges encountered in accessing affordable health care...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

PDP North West Publicity Secretary defects to APC

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The North West Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Yusuf Adamu has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adamu disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse on Tuesday. APC...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari writes Senate, appoints Dabiri as Diaspora Commission Chairman

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*** As Senate Approves the Establishment of Four Federal Tertiary Institutions By Henry Umoru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, seeking for the screening and...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

NIS apprehends Nigerien who allegedly stabbed man to death in Hadejia

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he Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has apprehended one Isa Idrisa, a Nigerien, who was alleged to have stabbed a man to death in Hadejia, Jigawa. The Comptroller of NIS in the state, Alhaji...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

Minimum Wage showdown: FG in dilemma as 10 states offer NLC higher minimum wage

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Plateau tops list with N57,000, Abia follows with N42,000, Jigawa N32,000, Nasarawa N31, Kano N30,000, Gombe N28,000, Borno 27,000, Bauchi N25, Adamawa N23,000 , Ondo N22,000, Taraba...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

Unity Bank achieves zero impairment, records N643 million profitability

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By Nkiruka Nnorom Unity Bank Plc said it has achieved zero impairment and N643 million profit before tax for the nine months financial period ending September 30th, 2018.Tomi Somefun, MD/CEO,...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

Polio: Bauchi council targets 233,485 children for immunisation

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Bauchi Local Government Council in Bauchi State is targeting 233,485 children in a five-day immunisation against poliomyelitis to curb the Circulating Vaccine-Derived Polio Virus Type 2 (cVDPV2)...

Sat Nov 3rd, 2018     Read More →