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Dangote ask FG to invest in infrastructure, housing to support growth

Dangote ask FG to invest in infrastructure, housing to support growth

  The Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has urge the Federal Government and other Africa countries to invest more on infrastructure and housing, to be able to curtail the rapidly developing continent, just as he his expanding his company across the continent. In just concluded Annual General Meeting of his company,  Dangote declared N8 per share dividend ...

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FG loses N1bn to 37,395 ghost workers—EFCC

FG loses N1bn to 37,395 ghost workers — EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, release a statement that the Federal Government had uncovered about 37,395 ghost workers which are still on the payroll of the Federal Civil Service, which led to the loss of about N1 billion. EFCC’s acting Chairman of, Ibrahim Magu said apart of the frauds that is going on in the Ministries, Department and ...

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EFCC, NLRC to flush out illegal operators in lottery industries

EFCC NLRC to flush out illegal operators in lottery industries

The National Lottery Regulation Commission NLRC, and the Economic and Financial Crime Commission EFCC, are combining to flush out illegal operators from the lottery industries. This step is made as an effort to rid the lottery of illegal operators in the country. At a joint meeting in Abuja yesterday, the Director General of NLRC, Adolphus Loe Ekpe, said the commssion will ...

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China to start importing from Nigeria

China to start importing from Nigeria

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, Godwin Emefiele, said the Federal Government is working with China so that they can import some of its own requirements from Nigeria. Emefiele said this will help to reduce the gulf in trading between both countries. He made this statement at the end of the 2016 World Bank/IMF spring meeting at the headquarter ...

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Nasarawa 1st Lady laments high level of malnutrition

Nasarawa 1st Lady laments high level of malnutrition

Wife of Governor Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa State, Hajiaya Salamatu Tanko Almakura, was not happy about the high level of malnutrition in the state of about 35 percent of Nigeria children stunted. Speaking at a one-day sensitization meeting on malnutrition in Nasarawa State, which was organised by the Civil Society Scalling-up Nutrition in Nigeria CSSUNN, in Laffia, Mrs Almakura said: “Even ...

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How GOC 7 Div escaped death in Boko Haram ambush

How GOC 7 Div escaped death in Boko Haram ambush

In a statement from Army Headquarters, signed by Col Sani Usman, indicate that the acting General Officer, Commanding GOC division 7 of the Nigeria Army escaped death in yesterday Boko Haram ambush, while we lost one Soldier and two others were injured. “The leading acting General Officer, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu’s was leading a convoy at about 8:30 am, before ...

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Kaduna preaching bill is unconstitutional – Gumi

Kaduna preaching bill is unconstitutional - Gumi

Prominent Kaduna based Muslim cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi said that the preaching bill that is about to be passed in the state is highly unconstitutional. Governor Nasir El-Rufai, who initiated the bill claims it is an updated version of an existing law which is to curtail inflammatory sermons by faith leaders. But Gumi condemned the idea and the Governor has ...

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Boko Haram produces fuel to power their motobikes

How GOC 7 Div escaped death in Boko Haram ambush

Boko Haram now produce fuel locally to power it’s motobikes due to acute petrol shortage caused by a military squeeze on supply lines. A senior military man said, the terrorist group were paying huge amount of money to buy fuel with gerrycans. A woman who recently escaped from the group said they were making biodiesel from groundnut oil. “The cutting ...

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Ige’s family announces N29m scholarship for indigent students in Osun, Oyo

Ige's family announces N29m scholarship for indigent students in Osun, Oyo

The family of the late Chief Bola Ige, former Attorney General of the Federation, announced a scholarship for indigent students of Osun and Oyo states. which worth N29 million. Mr Olumuyiwa Ige, the son of late Chief Bola Ige, said a total of 66 students have been selected across the states, the students will go through a competition to select ...

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Breaking News: Saraki faces day to day trial, as protesters besiege CCT

Melodrama in CCT as Umar calls Saraki lawyer 'busy body', orders his arrest

The Code of Conduct Tribunal CCT, in Abuja ordered a day-to-day hearing of Senate President Bukola Saraki on the 13-count criminal charge pending against him. Justice Danladi Umar said the reason behind this was based on the decision on provisions of sections 376 and 315 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, ACJA 2015, before the Justice stood down the ...

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Labor Union shut down Ikeja Electric

Labor Union shut down Ikeja Electric

Following the disengagement of Ikeja Electric workers, Labor Union stormed the place, barricaded the corporate headquarters and other facilities of the electricity distribution company. Here are the tweet gotten from their official Twitter page @IkejaElectric: Ikeja Electric’s corporate headquarters and other facilities are been barricaded by Union. Ikeja Electric consider it as an act of sabotage to shut down power ...

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Buhari’s foreign trips beneficial to Nigeria, says APC scribe

Buhari's foreign trips beneficial to Nigeria, says APC scribe

All Progressive Congress APC, National Secretary, Alhaji Maimala Buni said the foreign trip been made by President Muhammadu Buhari will boost the Nigeria economy. The National Secretary made this statement in Damaturu on Sunday. He said Nigeria is in dire need of partners with technical expertise to develop it’s infrastructure. “Buhari’s administration are making an effort to build functional infrastructure, ...

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Barcelona lose yet again

Barcelona lose yet again against valencia

The Catalans knew they could not afford to drop points again after previous defeats at the hands of Real Madrid and Real Sociedad – with Atletico Madrid moving level on points earlier on Sunday following their win over Granada – and created numerous chance to open the scoring in the opening stages of the game. Luis Suarez, Messi and Neymar ...

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ASUU denounced cut in allocations to Federal Universities

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Abuja Zone, denounced their disappointment over the reduction of personnel expenditure to Federal Universities by the Federal Government. Abuja Zonal Coordinator, Prof. Suleiman Muhammed, said the cut has affected the union. The Abuja Zone comprises of University of Abuja, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nasarawa State University, Keffi and Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai. ...

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APC to sue NASS over 2016 Budget of controversy

APC to sue NASS over 2016 Budget of controversy

All Progressive Congress APC has vow to find all possible legal action for a clear interpretation of the role of the National Assembly in the passage of the Nation’s budget. The party showed displeasure over the way lawmakers have handled the 2016 budget, accused the National Assembly of unnecessarily tinkering with the budget when it’s main constitutional duty was mainly ...

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Chelsea 0 Manchester City 3 with Aguero hat-trick

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Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink’s unbeaten record at Stamford Bridge came to an end after a scintillating performance from Manchester City. This is also the first time Guus Hiddink will loss two league games in a row as a club manager since February 2004 whilst at PSV Eindhoven. Sergio Aguero showed his class by scoring an hat-trick as Manchester City overcame Chelsea, who ...

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We stand with Nigeria in battle against Boko Haram – Uk

How GOC 7 Div escaped death in Boko Haram ambush

Minister for International Development, UK, Nick Hurd said in Abuja that United Kingdom have had a long cordial relationship with Nigeria. “The very long partnership between UK and Nigeria has been a great deal for us, that is why the Prime Minister has made it clear that we stand shoulder to shoulder with Nigeria to end the insurgent of Boko ...

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How to make Herbs Popovers

How to make Herbs Popovers

When i think of herbs like rosemary. saga, and thyme as flavors, they smell like thanksgiving stuffing to me. But when paired with light, fluffy popovers they all of a sudden fit the season perfectly. You can have this on a lazy Saturday morning brunch or an afternoon tea/coffee get together. What you need: 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt ...

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Kwara State proposes 14-yr jail term for cultist

Kwara State proposes 14-yr jail term for cultist

The Kwara State Government said a 14 years jail punishment for cultist is been considered at the state House of Assembly, but the bill is still pending. This came as the government is looking for ways to curtail the rising cases of cultism in the state. Kamaldeen Ajibade, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, said the bill had passed ...

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Akanu Ibiam Int Airport cleared for flights to USA, China and others

Akanu Ibiam Int Airport cleared for flights to USA, China and others

Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu State has been given a green light for international flights. Operations to and from Atlanta, United States of America; Dubai, United Arab Emirate; Johannesburg, South African; Mumbai, India  and also Gwuanzuo, China. The Chairman, Air Peace, Allen Onyema made this announcement at the closing ceremony of Enugu State maiden investment summit. Also there was ...

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