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Latest: Buhari Retains Petroleum Portfolio, Swears-In New Cabinet, With Portfolios

President Muhammadu Buhari retains his cabinet position , as Petroleum Minister, the most Nigeria’s  juicy cabinet portfolio, as he swores-in his new cabinet members Wednesday, with their  assigned portfolios.The ceremony took place at the presidential villa in Abuja. With 43 ministers, Buhari now has the largest cabinet in Nigeria’s democratic history. Below is a table […]

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Pricewaters

Remittances To Nigeria To Hit $34.8bn In 2023

Multinational professional auditing firm, PriceWaterhouse Cooper (PwC), has predicted that diaspora remittances to Nigeria is expected hit $25.5 billion by the end of the year and $34.8 billion by 2023. The firm expressed belief that such inflow would continue to strengthen the Nigerian economy in the coming years. According to PwC’s latest White Paper Series, […]

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World Bank

CCECC Tops Six Corrupt Chinese Firms Blacklisted By World Bank In Nigeria

The World Bank has blacklisted six Chinese companies currently operating in Nigeria over alleged fraud and corruption. The companies, according to an announcement published on the World Bank’s website, are CCECC Nigeria Railway Company Limited, CRCC Petroleum and Gas Company Limited and CCECC Nigeria Company Limited. Others are China Railway Construction (International) Nigeria Company Limited, […]

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Atiku Abubakar

Supreme Court To PDP, Atiku: You can’t access INEC server

The Supreme Court on Tuesday 20th August, dismissed an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking access to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s sever. The Dattijo Muhammad-led five-man panel, in a unanimous judgment, dismissed the appeal, saying there was no basis to interfere with the earlier decision of the […]

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CBN Gets Buhari’s Directive to Stop Forex for Food Imports

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been directed byPresident Muhammadu Buhari to stop providing foreign exchange for importation of food into the country in a bid to ensure Nigeria attains food security. A statement yesterday by a presidential spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu, quoted Buhari as telling All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, who came to […]

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Elzaky

El Zakzaky protest from India, Says ‘We’re Practically in Another Detention Facility’

Detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) , Sheikh Ibrahim El- Zakzaky, has protested what he described as another detention from New Delhi, India where he and his wife, Zeenat, were taken to for medical treatment, saying the hospital where they are receiving treatment as another “detention facility which is even stricter than […]

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World Bank Investments portfolio in Nigeria now $11bn

The World Bank has disclosed that its net portfolio commitment into Nigeria currently stands at over $11 billion, with 30 operational projects in all the states of the federation. The disclosure by the bank’s Country Director for Nigeria, Mr. Rachid Benmessaoud, coincided with the call by Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El- Rufai, on […]

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Court Orders Freezing of Three Lagos Accounts Over Allged ‘N9.9bn Fraud’

A Federal High Court in Lagos, presided by Justice Chuka Obiozor has ordered the freezing of three bank accounts belonging to the state government over an alleged N9.9 billion fraud. Obiozor, ordered the suspension of the bank accounts following an ex parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The accounts are domiciled […]

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Elzaky

Latest: El-Zakzaky Secures Court Permission to travel

A Kaduna State High Court, presided by Justice Darius Khobo , on Monday, granted leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim Elzakzaky, leave to seek for medical attention in New Delhi, India. Khobo while granting the IMN leader the leave said he would travel in company of State officials. He said the IMN leader […]

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SMEDAN, MFBs Seek Ways To to Ease Bottleneck To Loans

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), has introduced One Local Government One Product (OLOP) in order to ease access to loans from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Northwest region of Nigeria. Speaking at the signing of Memorandum of Agreement with Candidates of Cooperatives […]

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Nigerian-British couple seek justice over loss of three sons to London violence

A Nigerian couple, Linda and John Burke-Monerville, living in London are demanding justice after losing three sons to violent crimes in the city in the last two decades. The couple were guests on the Good Morning Britain show on Monday, where they shared their experience and their decision to send their living children to Nigeria […]

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Jide Sanwo Olu

Sanwo-Olu and Ambode in constant touch with each other – Aide

(Lagos, Nigeria) Media officer to Lagos State Governor-Elect, Mr. Gboyega Akosile has described the relationship between Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as very cordial, urging those in the business of sowing seeds of discord among political leaders for selfish personal gains to desist from such as it will not work in this case. […]

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