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Inflation to remain high in Nigeria next year – IMF


The International Monetary Fund has said it expects inflation in Nigeria and Angola to remain elevated at two-digit levels next year. The IMF said this would reflect the persistent effects of past inflationary shocks coming from sharp currency depreciations as well as higher electricity and fuel prices and, “in the case of Nigeria, reflecting the assumption that monetary policy will ...

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Ajimobi reports Olubadan, Ladoja to Buhari


The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Tuesday, reported the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, to President Muhammadu Buhari. Ajimobi told State House correspondents that he called the President’s attention to the face-off between him and the monarch over the recently reviewed Olubadan Chieftaincy declaration. He said he also called the President’s attention to the fact that the crisis ...

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We’re using recovered looted funds to finance 2017 budget – FG


The Federal Government is using part of the stolen funds recovered from those that looted the economy to finance the 2017 budget, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Buhari who spoke at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday was represented by the Accountant General of the Federation, Alhaji Idris Ahmed. He ...

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25-year-old Nigerian killed in South Africa


The Nigerian mission in South Africa has confirmed the killing of a 25-year-old Nigerian, Mr Ibrahim Olalekan Badmus, a native of Lagos state. The killing occurred less than a week after Mr Jelili Omoyele, a 35 year –old cellular phone technician was shot dead at Doornfontein,   near Johannesburg. Mr Godwin Adama, Nigeria`s Consul General (CG) in South Africa, told the News ...

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UNN establishes laptop assembly plant


As part of events marking its 57th Founder’s Day ceremony, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, has established a laptop assembly plant at its Nsukka campus. Addressing journalists shortly after the commissioning, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Benjamin Ozumba, said the goal of the project, which is known as Lion Laptops, was to make laptop affordable for students to carry on ...

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Ugwuanyi, Obasanjo Foundation, US partner to offer treatment to people with hearing impairment


Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration in Enugu State; Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation, OOF; and United States partner, Starkey Hearing Foundation, has commenced a two-day free medical treatment programme for people with hearing impairment in the state. Declaring open the event, which brought the gift of hearing to the first treated patient, Master Chidera Obeta, a student of Special Education Centre, Ogbete, Enugu, ...

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Family reacts to death of another Davido’s friend, DJ Olu


The family of late Gbemiga Abiodun, better known as DJ Olu, one of Davido’s official DJs, has urged the public to disregard insinuations about his death. The 25-year-old son of oil magnate, Dapo Abiodun, was found unconscious in his car a few days ago, alongside a friend identified as Chime Amaechi. Hard drugs were said to have been recovered from ...

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Jackie Chan’s daughter, Etta Ng, reveals she is lesbian

Jackie Chan’s daughter

Jackie Chan’s 17-year-old daughter, Etta Ng, has revealed that she is a lesbian. According to Mailonline, the daughter of the Etta announced this on her Instagram page where she confirmed she is in a relationship with 30-year-old social media influencer Andi Autumn. Etta posted an emoji of a rainbow alongside the following hashtags: ‘#lgbtqai #lgbt #lesbian #androgynous (sic)’ The teenager admitted that she ...

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