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Utomi woos Vietnam to invest in Nigeria’s manufacturing sector

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A renowned economist, Prof. Pat Utomi has called on the Republic of Vietnam to invest in manufacturing in Nigeria to bridge the trade imbalance with Nigeria, noting that most exports from...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

FG discovers 178 gas flare sites across Nigeria

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By Michael Eboh The Federal Government, Wednesday, disclosed that it has commenced the verification of gas flare sites across the country, stating that already, it has discovered that there are at...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Bury your Presidential ambition, Niger Delta group tells Atiku

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – A coalition of Niger Delta Youth has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to suspend his presidential ambition, telling him to play leadership role in...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Police solicit Niger residents’ support to fight crime

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The Police in Niger have urged residents of the state to support the command with useful and timely information to get rid of criminals. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Dibal Yaradi, made the call...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: BudgIT’s Moses Motoni alive, granted bail – Police

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The Nigerian Police have said that Moses Motoni is alive and was not arrested by SARS operatives. Moses Motoni, a project tracking official at BudgIT Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s leading...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

3,743 Nigerians died in road accidents in 9 months – NBS

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No fewer than 3, 743 people died in road accidents in the last nine months, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This NBS Road Transport Data for first, second and third quarters...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

How FG can curb illegal arms importation —Ex-Delta Commissioner

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By Emma Amaize & Godwin Oghre SAPELE—FORMER Commissioner in Delta State, Chief Omolubi Newuwumi, yesterday, said the Federal Government could rein in importation of illegal weapons by...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

OMPALAN assures on equitable representation

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Delta State chapter of Oil and Solid Minerals Producing Areas Landlords Association of Nigeria, OMPALAN, has pledged to liaise between oil bearing communities in the Niger Delta region and the...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Nwoye commends Buhari over 2nd Niger Bridge, Onitsha-Enugu road

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AWKA—DR Tony Nwoye, APC Governorship Candidate for Anambra 2017 and a member representing Anambra East and West Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, yesterday thanked President...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Oando supports development of African focused talent at Lagos Photo Festival

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Oando PLC has partnered with the African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) to promote African art and socio-economic diversification through the month long Lagos Photo Festival. Head, Corporate...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria needs urgent reform in governance to enhance security – Prof. Jega

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Prof. Attahiru Jega, the former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there is urgent need to reform governance system in Nigeria to enhance security. Chairman of the...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Aisha Buhari decries rising maternal, child mortality in Nigeria

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Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari on Tuesday decried the “disheartening statistics” of maternal and child mortality in the country. Mrs Buhari expressed this worry at a 3-day...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Atiku visits PDP secretariat

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar visited the PDP National Headquarters, Wadata House, Abuja on Tuesday. PDP Secretary, Senator Ben Obi; Chairman PDP National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Libya: “No brother in the jungle”

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Arab countries have a tradition of slavery dating back to centuries. This has persisted despite the existence of international conventions and legal frameworks classifying slavery as a crime...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Senate gives Total Nigeria one week to supply details of $16bn project

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate yesterday gave Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, TUNL one week to appear before it and supply detailed information with reference to Nigerian Content of its...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →