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Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

ATIKU WANTED TO KILL ME TO BECOME PRESIDENT- SAYS OBASANJO

ATIKU WANTED TO KILL ME TO BECOME PRESIDENT- SAYS OBASANJO.

“From the day I nominated Atiku to be my vice, he set his mind not for any good, benefit or service of the country, but on furiously planning to upstage, supplant or remove me at all cost and to take [...]

December 1, 2017 Government and politics

FRSC sacks 25 officials over corruption

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, says 25 officials of the Corps had been relieved of their jobs in Abuja. He said this was done after various allegations of corruption were established against them. [...]

December 1, 2017 Government and politics

Tinubu speaks on those leaving Nigeria illegally in search of greener pastures

Oluremi Tinubu, the senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, on Thursday advised young Nigerians against leaving the country illegally in search of greener pastures abroad. Tinubu made the call in a message to Nigeria on the celebration of Maulid Nabiyy, [...]

December 1, 2017 Government and politics

Amaechi urges states to sustain motorcycles, tricycles operations

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday charged states and local councils in the country to integrate motorcycles and tricycles operations into the transportation system rather than ban them. Amaechi said this in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital at the [...]

December 1, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari orders single digit interest rate for agric loans

Buhari orders single digit interest rate for agric loans

Buhari orders single digit interest rate for agric loans: President Mohammadu Buhari has given a directive to raise funds to support agriculture and industry at single digit interest rate.   The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,  Audu Ogbeh, at [...]

December 1, 2017 Government and politics

FG raises alarm over smuggling of unwholesome food items

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has raised the alarm over increased smuggling of unwholesome food items into the country occasioned by the approaching festive season. A statement signed by the Director of Information in the ministry, Blessing [...]

December 1, 2017 Government and politics

Buhari rallies global support for terrorism fight

Nigeria’s bid to combat terrorism could receive a boost if moves by President Muhammadu Buhari to woo the international community yields results.Despite gains by the country in pushing back Boko Haram, the group has continued to inflict havoc on soft [...]

December 1, 2017 Government and politics

Extension of oil production cuts threatens Nigeria’s budget

Global oil production analysts expect a strong United States output in early 2018 and this triggered more concessions by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to protect oil markets from a new dip. The world’s biggest oil producers yesterday [...]

December 1, 2017 Oil & Gas

Tinubu, Obaigbena, Funtua named in committees for 2018 IPI World Congress

Preparations for Nigeria’s hosting of the 2018 World Congress and General Assembly of the International press Institute (IPI) have begun with the constitution of nine planning committees. The committees were set up at an extraordinary meeting of Nigerian Media Stakeholders [...]

December 1, 2017 Government and politics

Bitcoin loses $2,000 in one day

Bitcoin, living up to fears as a bubble currency, slid to as low as $9,000 on Thursday, having lost more than a fifth of its value since hitting an all-time high of $11,395 on Wednesday. The cryptocurrency fell as much [...]

December 1, 2017 Economy

25 Nigerians die in the Sahara Desert: Libyan returnee

25 Nigerians die in the Sahara Desert: A Nigerian returnee from Libya has revealed that 25 compatriots, ferried from Nigeria to Libya by a trafficker identified as Charles, perished in the Sahara Desert, in the course of the journey. The [...]

December 1, 2017 International
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