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The federal government has promised to guarantee single digit interest rate for investors in the Niger Delta, in order to fast-track the economic diversification and industrialisation of the region.
Many of the 36 states will have to rev up their internally generated income and cut expenditure and debt to survive over the next few years, according to a newly published Fiscal Sustainability Index.
Justice Yemi Ajayi of Oyo State High Court, Ibadan, has ruled that a former executive director of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, Professor Benjamin Ogunbodede, be remanded in prison custody, following his alleged involvement in a N204.9m fraud.
Chairman of The Patriots, Project Nigeria and Igbo Leaders of Thought respectively, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has regretted that despite his avowals that Nigeria’s unity was non-negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to work against the country’s unity.
The Nigerian Law School yesterday disclosed that 72. 7 per cent of the students who sat for its final examination held in August 2017 passed with 29 of them graduating with first class.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Sunday, paid condolence visit to the family of late Gen. Victor Malu, former chief of army staff who died on Oct. 9.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it had arrested a 24-year-old tricyclist, Isah Ma’azu, for allegedly snatching 15 cell phones from housewives in Maiduguri.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Friday urged the state judiciary to step up in the area of speedy delivery of justice, without compromising the fundamental principle of fair hearing and the rule of law.
Senator Kabiru Gaya has advised Nigerians to engage in constructive criticism of government’s policies rather than castigating the leadership.
Stakeholders have met in Lagos and agreed on a number of measures to tackle traffick gridlock, port congestion and other problems in Apapa and its environs.