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World Bank invests $10.7bn in Nigeria

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief ABUJA—WORLD Bank Group has invested about $10.734 billion in projects and programmes in Nigeria. The bank’s delegation of 10 executive directors which...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Leah Sharibu @15: The painful wait continues

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…Marks 15th Birthday in captivity …Parents appeal for her release to continue her education By Mike Ebonugwo & Sam Eyoboka IT has been an anxious and indeed painful wait for the ...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s growth excites World Bank

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The World Bank Group is excited with the growth of Nigeria and expressed satisfaction with the performance of the economy. The commendation was contained in a statement by the bank on Monday,...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

Leah is 15: Parents appeal for her release to continue her education

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PARENTS of Miss Leah Sharibu Monday renewed their appeal to the Federal Government to release their daughter, one of 110 schoolgirls abducted by the Al Barnawi faction of Boko Haram on February...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

How states withdrew N593.1bn from federation account in Q1 2018

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The 36 states of the federation have so far withdrawn about 593.1 billion from the Federation Account as revenue generated in the first quarter of 2018. The breakdown is contained in the monthly...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

APC promises to address “marginalisation”

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe says it will address the alleged marginalisation, imposition and disenfranchisement arising from congresses of the party across the state. APC Alhaji...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Gov Bagudu commends Nigerians for commitment to agriculture

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… as Gov Lalong hails Buhari for making agriculture leading sector By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- THE Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Atiku Bagudu, yesterday, commended the renewed passion and...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Court’s Judgement: It’s victory for democracy, Senator Omo- Agege

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – SENATOR Ovie Omo- Agege, APC, Delta Central has described Thursday’s judgment of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court which nullified his suspension and...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

Senate sets up C’ttee to deliberate on Buhari’s request for over N2trn promissory note, bond

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, yesterday set up a seven member Committee to deliberate on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for over N2 trillion for the issuance of promissory...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Again, IGP, Idris shuns Senate

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As Senators condemn Act, Move into closed door session to take a decision on Police boss By Henry Umoru ABUJA- FOR the third time in two weeks, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

‘Boko Haram will take years to ‘eliminate”

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Despite military successes scored against Boko Haram jihadists, it will take years to “completely eliminate” the group, a United Nations envoy told AFP Tuesday. A photo shows a...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Senate summons security, service chiefs, Customs boss, others

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Politicians responsible for proliferation of illegal firearms—Sen Shehu UN condemns Birnin Gwari attack Air Force Alpha Jet kills scores of Boko Haram terrorists By Kingsley Omonobi &...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

The importance of women in politics (1)

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By Afe Babalola “A lot still needs to be done to give women more room for participation in politics. It does appear that the huge and overwhelming representation of women at most political...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Artificial limbs give hope to Boko Haram amputees

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Njidda Maidugu breaks into a broad smile as he wobbles on his artificial leg with the support of crutches as a nurse walks alongside, helping him to keep his balance. Victims of Sunday night...

Mon May 7th, 2018     Read More →

NPFL: Match Day 20 results

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Following are the results of Match Day 20 fixtures in the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), played on Sunday: Nasarawa United 2-0 El-Kanemi Warriors FC Heartland FC 1-1 Kano...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →