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States need N700bn monthly for salaries, debt servicing – Osinbajo


Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said that a minimum amount of N700bn must be generated and shared by the Federation Account Allocation Committee monthly to the three tiers of government to enable them to meet up with obligations of salaries payment, statutory transfers and debt servicing. Osinbajo said this in Abuja at the opening session of a two-day national workshop ...

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Soldiers storm Nnamdi Kanu’s home, invade NUJ office

Nigerian army

Tension has returned to Umuahia, the Abia State Capital, as a detachment of soldiers from the Nigerian Army has surrounded the Afaraukwu country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. The soldiers arrived the community on Tuesday barely 48 hours after the clash between the Army and IPOB members on Sunday evening, which left three ...

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Please disregard reports saying vote Osinbajo 2019- Media aide speaks


  Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to Vice President has reacted to viral reports portraying Vice president,Yemi Osinbajo as a prospective candidate for the forthcoming 2019 presidential elections, we gather. According to him, Osinbajo has nothing to do with the publication and the website was created by faceless individuals who want to tarnish the image ...

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Bayelsa state government commences the demolition of illegal structures


Yesterday, the Bayelsa State Environmental Sanitation Board began the demolition of illegal structures along the only highway that leads into the state capital, we gather. According to the officials, the structures are not befitting of a state capital but the owners have been venting their anger and pleading for more time to move their wares. They also said the traders ...

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Nigeria’s economy will fully recovery in 2019 — PwC


The PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria has predicted a full economic recovery in the country by 2019. According to analysts at the multinational consulting firm, empirical evidence suggests that it takes one year for real Gross Domestic Product to recover to the pre-recession level. In a report on Friday,  the analysts led by the Partner and Chief Economist, Andrew Nevin, said it was ...

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A Nigerian has discovered the cure to HIV, Mr. Ezeibe.


The HIV cure found by a Nigerian doctor has been approved world wide after a meeting with the Nigerian ministry of health and expect from world health organization(WHO) he also said that the drug will be free to Nigeria citizens, The VC of Micheal Okpara university also said that Mr. Ezeibe had equally presented the drug to his colleagues in ...

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Naira is likely to depreciate on dollar shortage


The Naira may depreciate against the United States dollar at the parallel market on dollar shortage next week. The local currency closed at 365/dollar on Thursday, the same level it recorded on Wedneesday. The local currency has been trading flat at 365/dollar since Monday. This was despite a $250m dollar injection by the Central Bank of Nigeria on Monday. The ...

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I invite you to invest in Chad – President Idriss Deby

President Idriss Deby

“As the president of the Republic of Chad, I am in Paris today addressing a distinguished and talented group of international partners who will be validating the financing of the next step of Chad’s National Development Plan 2017-2021. Not all readers know to what degree the world relies on Chad to help enforce the security and stability of central Africa ...

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ASUU Strike: We need quality education – NLC


The Nigeria Labour Congress has called on the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities to embrace collective bargaining as there was no way progress would be made without quality education. The NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, said this at a conciliation meeting with Executive of ASUU, officials of the Ministry of Education and other stakeholders on Thursday ...

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Buhari seem to be APC’s only presidential candidate in 2019


A top chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr.Preye Aganaba, has said that the party has no choice than to present President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigerians for re-election in 2019. Aganaba, who was a Senatorial candidate on the platform of the party in the 2015 election in Bayelsa, stated this on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, the Buhari-led Federal ...

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Microsoft: To Support Nigerian Startups, Partners Future Projects


A non-governmental organization, The Future Project, in partnership with Microsoft on Tuesday, announced the launch of Accelerate LABS, aimed at bolstering the country’s economic development through enterprise development and technology incubation. This announcement was made during its launch in Lagos which was tagged, ‘Activating the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises.’ The project, which is not the first of its kind, is ...

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Senate celebrates Nigeria’s exit from recession


The 8th Senate on Tuesday applauded the report by the National Bureau of Statistics indicating that Nigeria’s economy has officially exited recession. The Senate, in a statement by Chairman of its Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, stated that it was truly commendable that after five consecutive quarters of contraction, the economy grew by 0.55 per cent ...

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When Royalty Embraces Progress – Still on Ooni’s Visit to Canada @150

Olumide Julius Oyekunle

Traditional rulers in Africa are no doubt an embodiment of grace personified. They never walk alone like the slogan of the popular English Premier League side and of course, their roles as the custodian of culture gives them a social status that enables them to flaunt regalia and decorate themselves with women as if they were commodities. In the 21st ...

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South Africa farmers faced with trial for shoving man into coffin

South Africa

Two white South African farmers on Monday pleaded acquitted to any or all charges once a web video allegedly showed them pushing a Negroid into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive. Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson, both 28, stood trial on charges of nobble, assault and tried murder over the incident last year at a farm close to ...

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Reminisce – “I wish i was a graduate”


The known Nigerian Ibile rapper, Reminisce, has achieved quite an heap together with his music career. He has a large following and he’s additionally a brand ambassador for a few reputable companies regionally and internationally. However, he expressed his displease; he wishes he was a graduate. Speaking to Sunday Scoop concerning the music business, he said, “For anybody who wants ...

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Gunmen attacks Kenyan Deputy President’s House,kills 4.

deputy president

Police sources confirmed on saturday, twenty ninth july that 3 gunmen who laid seige on the house of the country’s deputy president William Ruto Sugoi have been killed, whereas a policeman additionally lost his life when engaging the gunmen for hours. Police sources said the fourth suspect was shot and fatally wounded. The four gunmen ambushed the house shortly when ...

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Nigerian Flag

If it were a Hollywood movie, it would have made the Oscars. Sadly, it was not make-believe; it was real, it happened and it could only have happened in Black World’s most populous country, Nigeria, where strange things are never strange. In many respects, it is evidence of how much the country has suffered in the hands of its political ...

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France wants to jail son of Africa’s longest serving president.


By S.Ratko A French prosecutor has asked a court to sentence the vice president of Equatorial Guinea to three years in prison for embezzling $115 million from his country to buy luxury cars, real estate, and other assets in France. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, 48, the country’s current vice president and the son of current president Teodoro Obiang, Africa’s longest ...

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