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‘All Is Not Well,’ Atiku Abubakar Speaks On Nigeria At 59

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has declared that all is not well with Nigeria. The former Vice President said that much on Monday in his message commemorating Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary. According to him, the nation’s founding fathers could never have fathomed that 59 years after birthing the largest ...

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Nigeria At 59: Don’t Give Up On Our Nation – Senator Abba Moro

The Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District, Comrade Abba Moro, on Monday urged Nigerians to work and pray for a united country. This was as he called on Nigerians to have faith, remain steadfast and pray for one and united Nigeria. He tasked every citizen to believe in the project “Nigeria’’ and pray for peace and progress of the country ...

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Nigeria Among Top 20 Reformers In Ease Of Doing Business -World Bank

The World Bank has listed Nigeria as one of the top 20 countries that improved and carried out reforms in the Ease of Doing Business. The Bretton Wood institution made this known in a report released on Friday. “Economies are selected based on the number of reforms and on how much their ease of doing business score improved,” the World ...

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Breaking News: FG Has Started Paying New Minimum Wage — Ngige

The Federal Government has started paying the N30,000 new minimum wage to civil servants on its payroll. The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, made this known in Enugu over the weekend. Ngige, however, said the payment was limited to Levels 1 to 6 and that the junior workers started receiving the new minimum wage last month. He ...

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$9.6bn Fine: Court Orders Forfeiture Of P&ID’s Assets To Nigeria

A federal High Court in Abuja, Thursday ordered the forfeiture of all assets belonging to Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) limited to the federal government. This development followed the conviction of the involved firms on 11-count charge bordering on economic sabotage, money laundering, tax evasion amongst others preferred against them by the federal government. Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo premised the ...

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Buhari Finally Sends Oyo-Ita On Indefinite Leave

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. A statement Wednesday night by Willie Bassey, Director Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said the President has approved the ...

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Soludo, Salami, Rewane, Others Emerge As Economic Advisory Council

President Buhari in a press release announced the constitution of a new Economic Advisory Council. See full list of the economic advisory council below; Prof Doyin Salami – Chairman Dr Mohammed Sagagi – Vice chairman Prof Ode Ojowu – Member Dr Shehu Yahaya – Member Dr Iyabo Masha – Member Prof Chukwuma Soludo – Member Mr Bismark Rewane – Member ...

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FG Proposes N9.79 Trillion For 2020 Budget

The federal government says it will propose a sum of N9.79 trillion to the national assembly as total expenditure in the 2020 budget. The amount which represents an increase of 9.75 percent over N8.916 trillion spending for 2019, is based on the projection of a proposed revenue of about N7.64 trillion and a total proposed fiscal deficit component of about N2.142 ...

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Primate Ayodele’s Prophetic Warnings

Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, founder, INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, is known mainly for three things: winning souls into the vineyard of God, proffering spiritual solutions to spiritual problems by people who need his help and serving as a social commentator. In all of these activities, he is recognized at home and abroad. Members of his congregation are ever willing to ...

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Many Nigerians In Our Country Are Drug Traffickers, Insists SA Minister

Naledi Pandor, South African minister of foreign affairs, says there are many Nigerians in the country involved in drug and human trafficking. Pandor said this on Thursday while responding to criticisms that South Africa’s security agencies are not doing enough to protect foreigners in the wave of xenophobia rocking the country. Many Nigerians based in South Africa lost properties worth ...

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