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Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

We have spent N700m ​to develop website – ​Fayemi

We have spent N700m ​to develop website – ​Fayemi

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) has spent N700 million to develop an Integrated Automation and Interactive GIS Web Portal to improve ‘Ease-of-Doing-Business’ in the mining sector, the Minister, Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed. He stated this in Abuja [...]

November 10, 2017 Government and politics
We will deliver affordable digital entertainment to every Nigerian home – StarTimes boss

We will deliver affordable digital entertainment to every Nigerian home – StarTimes boss

On Wednesday, November 1, StarTimes officially commenced its much anticipated daily subscription plan tagged pay per day. In a brief chat with the media, the Chief Executive of the company, Mr Justin Zhang gave more insight into the birth of [...]

November 10, 2017 International

Muslim group blasts Adeboye, Oyedepo, CAN for telling FG to exit Islamic bodies

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and leaders including General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye and Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, for calling on the Nigerian [...]

November 10, 2017 Government and politics

‘Transition from firewood to gas to generate N10bn revenue by 2019’

Over $10billion will be generated for the economy from the switch of 50 per cent kerosene and firewood users by 2019, according to the Nigerian Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA). The group added that an estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 jobs [...]

November 10, 2017 Business
Ex-minister under probe over alleged $1b illicit deals

Ex-minister under probe over alleged $1b illicit deals

Ex-minister under probe over alleged $1b illicit deals: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) yesterday released a report showing how over 1.4 million illegal rosewood logs from Nigeria, worth $300 million, were laundered into China. The report which was first made [...]

November 10, 2017 Government and politics
Osinbajo reveals ‘incredible things’ that happened under Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit not a problem, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit is not a problem but opportunity for the private sector to exploit and make significant contributions to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Osinbajo, represented by his Senior Special Assistant on [...]

November 10, 2017 Government and politics

Buhari resumes work in Presidential Villa main office

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday resumed work in his main office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja after repair works by construction giant, Julius Berger. In the main office, the President held a meeting of the Armed Forces Council, the first since [...]

November 10, 2017 Government and politics
Martha O’Donovan

Mugabe insult: Martha O‘Donovan American journalist gets bail

A high court judge in Zimbabwe  has granted bail to an American citizen, Martha O’Donovan, accused of subverting the government of President Robert Mugabe via Twitter. The judge in a ruling Thursday said the case lacked facts. Martha O‘Donovan has [...]

November 10, 2017 Africa
Whistleblower rakes dollars, pounds from Ikoyi apartment’s money

Whistleblower rakes dollars, pounds from Ikoyi apartment’s money

The “young man” who blew the whistle on the money recovered from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, is now a millionaire as he has been officially compensated. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said the man was rewarded with [...]

November 10, 2017 Government and politics
Kaduna teachers wrote scripts ... go viral

Kaduna teachers wrote scripts … go viral

Kaduna State government has released shocking samples of the answer scripts of the 25,000 teachers who sat for a competency test recently, with 75 per cent failing woefully. The appalling scripts have essentially triggered concerns about the future of Nigerian [...]

November 10, 2017 Government and politics
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