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Oshiomhole begs Edo elders, says I have come to apologise for my mistakes

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, says he regrets his mistake of supporting Mr Godwin Obaseki for governorship in 2016. Oshiomhole said this on Sunday in Benin while addressing some members of APC. He disclosed that he supported the governorship aspiration of Obaseki in 2016 to ensure the continuity […]

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Akpabio ‘spills the beans’, says Nwaoboshi, Mutu, Urhoghide, Manager, Anyanwu are NDDC contractors in NASS + breakdown of contracts

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has revealed names of members of the National Assembly, who he alleged were beneficiaries of contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission. The list was contained in a letter Akpabio sent to the National Assembly. The National Youth Council of Nigeria presented the document to the media […]

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Nnamdi Okonkwo to bow out as Fidelity Bank’s CEO, after 6 glorious years in Dec.

It was just like yesterday when respected banker, Nnamdi Okonkwo, was appointed the Managing Director, Fidelity Bank Plc. His appointment in 2014 was applauded by many, including the management and shareholders, who described it as well deserved. Quite expectedly, Okonkwo has, in past six years, contributed hugely to taking the bank to the next level. […]

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Telecoms industry contributed 10.88% to Nigeria’s GDP Q1, says NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that the industry contributed 10.88 per cent to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2020. According to the apex regulator of the telecommunication industry, the 10.88% contribution remains the second highest by the telecoms sector to the GDP. It is higher than the 10.60% […]

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Sanwo-Olu inspects Third Mainland Bridge renovation, promises ‘600 additional Mass Transit Buses in August’

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the appeal to commuters on Saturday, while on an inspection of the bridge and alternative routes rehabilitated by the State Government. The governor also toured various highways where junctions and roundabouts have been redesigned to diffuse traffic, including Allen Junction, Maryland Junction, and Lekki’s first and second roundabouts, among others. Sanwo-Olu […]

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Amaechi: Abuja-Kaduna train service resumes July 29; Economy Class N3000, Business Class N6000

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said the Abuja-Kaduna rail service would resume on July 29 inspite of the on-going Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Amaechi disclosed this while test running the new coaches recently deployed on the route on Saturday. The train services were shut down to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the country. According to […]

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Sanwo-Olu assures Lagosians, says ‘pains of Third Mainland Bridge’s closure will be minimal’

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appealed to residents of the State to exercise patience and bear the discomfort that will be experienced from the six-month partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge, which starts on Friday evening. The Governor said the closure of the 11.8km bridge – the busiest in the State – […]

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Oshiomhole says PDP’s Evidence has nailed Obaseki

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday told Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, to blame the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for his disqualification by the APC screening committee for the race for the ruling party’s governorship ticket. According to him, PDP, which the governor defected to after his […]

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Akpabio backtracks says “i didn’t accuse lawmakers of benefitting from NDDC contracts”

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has walked back his claim that National Assembly lawmakers got 60 per cent of contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an agency under his ministry’s supervision. Akpabio, in a letter to the House of Representatives, which had on Tuesday given him a 48-hour ultimatum that […]

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Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria targets N18tn in non-oil revenue drive

The federal government has identified new revenue initiatives that could fetch it between N13 trillion and N18 trillion from both oil and non-oil revenue sources This was revealed by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, who said the is being done under the federal government’s Strategic Revenue Growth Initiative (SRGI) […]

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Dangote Cement promo: Block Makers body urges members’ participation

  Block makers and artisans who are major users of cement have endorsed the ongoing Dangote Cement bag of goodies season 2 promo. The building sector professionals drawn from different parts of Nigeria agreed that the promo which is expected to produce 1000 millionaires is a welcome palliative in the period of COVID-19 scourge. President […]

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Sanwo-Olu approves 46% raise in LBSL bus fare

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved an average of 46 per cent increase in fares on bus services in all the routes operated by Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL). The new increase takes effect on 1st August 2020. Making this known in a statement, Assistant Director, Corporate Communication of the Lagos Metropolitan Area […]

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