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Daily Archives: October 7, 2021

Several soldiers killed in central Mali attack

Several soldiers killed in central Mali attack

At least nine soldiers have been killed and 11 more wounded in an attack in central Mali, the army said, but local officials said the death toll was even higher. The attack on Wednesday occurred near the village of Bodio [...]

October 7, 2021 Military
PIA may reduce petroleum input to budget funding

PIA may reduce petroleum input to budget funding

Oil and gas industry experts believe that while the proportion of budget funded by the oil and gas sector directly is significant, Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) provisions in the fiscal framework with budget funding implications are quite glaring. A professor [...]

October 7, 2021 Oil & Gas
Nigeria’s debt problem to get worse; govt borrowing N5 trillion in 2022

Nigeria’s debt problem to get worse; govt borrowing N5 trillion in 2022

The Nigerian government will borrow N5.012 trillion to finance its budget deficit in 2022, complicating the country’s debt situation that is increasingly becoming unwieldy. While the government insists its debt-to-GDP ratio remains within a safe range of 23 per cent, [...]

October 7, 2021 Finance
Nigeria’s Secret Police, DSS Invites Bayelsa Governor’s Aide

Nigeria’s Secret Police, DSS Invites Bayelsa Governor’s Aide

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited Mr Morris Asanaku, an aide to the Bayelsa State Governor and two others over alleged impersonation and diversion of the sum of N4.6 million paid to the Adiegbe community of Ekeremor Local [...]

October 7, 2021 Government and politics
NCC Disqualifies Nigerians Below 18 From Getting SIM Cards

NCC Disqualifies Nigerians Below 18 From Getting SIM Cards

The Nigerian Communications Commission has announced the disqualification of anyone below the age of 18 from registering and owning a SIM in Nigeria. This is according to the draft copy of the modified registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations published on [...]

October 7, 2021 Telecomms