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Breaking: Full list of ministers and their portfolios

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President Muhammadu Buhari has assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in ministers. He made the announcement at the Presidential villa on Wednesday. READ ALSO: Breaking: President Muhammadu...

Wed Aug 21st, 2019     Read More →

BREAKING: FULL LIST: Amaechi, Onu, Ngige, Lai, retain portfolios

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The long-awaited list of the ministerial-designates for the second term in office of President Muhammadu Buhari has been released and former ministers, Rotimi Amaechi, Lai Mohammed, Chris Ngige,...

Wed Aug 21st, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: (Live Update): Keyamo, Lai Mohammed, Rotimi Amaechi others ready for inauguration

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By Nwafor Sunday A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (United Kingdom), Festus Keyamo, former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi, Lai Mohammed...

Wed Aug 21st, 2019     Read More →

Failed Seme – Mile 2 road: Nigerians transport goods from Cotonou through Northern Benin Republic

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By Godfrey Bivbere & Gideon Nnaemezie FOLLOWING the collapse of the Seme – Mile 2 expressway in Lagos, Nigerian importers who patronise Cotonou port in the Benin Republic have resorted...

Wed Aug 21st, 2019     Read More →

Corruption, conflicts responsible for slow investments in N-Delta — Oil & gas experts

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The poor and slow pace of oil and gas investments in the Niger Delta has been traced to corruption and conflicts in the region. Industry experts and Civil Society...

Wed Aug 21st, 2019     Read More →

U.S. allocates additional $75 million to fight HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

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By Elizabeth Uwandu In a bid to provide appropriate medical treatment for persons living with HIV (PLHIV), the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) administered by the...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

NCC records 271, 112 complaints in 4 years – Danbatta

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it recorded 271,112 complaints from Jan. 2015 till July 2019 from which 95 per cent has been successfully resolved. Danbatta The Executive Vice...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari committed to a united Nigeria – Former LG boss

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Alhaji Ahmed Dogara, former chairman of Chachanga Local Government in Niger, has urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts to unite Nigerians into “one...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Poverty alleviation: UN commission urges Ghana to embrace AfCFTA

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The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday urged Ghana to embrace the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in its national poverty alleviation and development efforts. File:...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Enugu Airport Renovation: S-East Govs ask for postponement

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—Demand Julius Berger as contractor By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- GOVERNORS in the South East have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to postpone the scheduled renovation of tarmac for Akanu Ibiam...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Host communities, FG responsible for delay in Ogidigben, Gelegele projects — Experts

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By Michael Eboh The delay in the commencement of the $20 billion Gas Revolution Industrial Project, Ogidigben, Delta State and the deep seaport and industrial park in Gelegele, Edo state, has been...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Ekweremadu’s attack: Nigerians abroad disenchanted with govt

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By Emma Amaize ASABA- A former Commissioner in Delta State, Dr Chris Ekiyor, has said the recent attack on former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu by the Indigenous People of...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

HOSTCOM backs Omo-Agege on N-Delta devt

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By Onozure Dania Chairman, Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas, HOSTCOM, Bishop Mike Emuh, has commended the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, for giving qualitative...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s 70% local content target by 2027 under threat — Investigation

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…As dockyards lack jobs, patronage By Udeme Akpan & Ediri Ejoh THE nation’s quest of attaining 70 per cent local content growth by 2027 has been threatened as the operational...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

El-Zakzaky: Dem swear for this government ?

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El-Zakzaky: WHEN Warri folks can no longer analyse a man’s behaviour, their retort is always “dem swear for am?” It is the same question I am asking about our government today on...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →