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Daily Archives: September 25, 2018

Economists advise Nigeria to ratify AfCFTA agreement

Nigeria has been called upon to reconsider its reluctance to sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, some economic analysts said in separate interviews in Addis Ababa. The analysts argued that AfCFTA is in the national interest of [...]

May 13, 2018 Economy

Kaduna LG poll: PDP wins Zango, APC wins 10 LGs

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Chairmanship and Councillorship election in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Returning Officer for the election, Mr Danjuma Baye-Luka, announced the results [...]

May 13, 2018 Government and politics

Police investigates ritual activities in Borno

The Borno Police Command says it is investigating the activities of ritualists to curb their nefarious motives in the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri [...]

May 13, 2018 Military

Nigerian mother sues United Airlines for kicking her, children out of plane

A Nigerian mother-of-two, Queen Obioma, has sued United Airlines, claiming she and her two children were booted from its plane because a passenger complained she smelled ‘pungent’. Obioma said she was traveling from Lagos, Nigeria, to Ontario, Canada, on March [...]

May 13, 2018 International

Okonjo-Iweala slams ‘mischief-makers’ for ‘putting words’ in her mouth

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has slammed those she termed “mischief-makers” for “putting words” in her mouth, saying she described former governors Rotimi Amaechi and Raji Fashola, now ministers, as scavengers. Okonjo-Iweala, who was also a former [...]

May 13, 2018 Government and politics

Jubilation as Fayemi emerges Ekiti APC candidate

Amidst heavy security, former Ekiti State Governor and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi emerged the winner of the rerun All Progressives Congress (APC) primary in the state. Fayemi scored 941 to defeat Oni who came [...]

May 13, 2018 Government and politics
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