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China restates commitment to provide 85% funding for $2.8 billion AKK gas pipeine project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has been assured by China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) that it is committed to helping it secure up to 85 per cent of $2.8 billion it requires to build the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) pipeline project, a statement from the corporation on Monday disclosed.

US seeks collaboration with Nigeria on North-East crisis

The United States of America says it is ready to assist the Nigerian government in addressing the conflicts in the North-East, the refugees crises and the massive displacement of citizens.

Police arrest five suspected members of fake dollar syndicate

The Commissioner of Police in Gombe State, Shina Olukolu, on Tuesday, said the police have arrested five suspected members of a fake dollar syndicate in Gombe, the state capital.

Group calls for immediate confirmation of CCB board members

A group, the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CCSO), has called on the Senate, to confirm the nominees of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) board members.

Boko Haram: US to assist Nigeria with $102 million

The U.S. Government has announced 102 million dollars (about 3.7 billion naira) in additional humanitarian assistance for Nigeria to address the sufferings of people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency.

NBS: Nigeria importation hits $6.30 million in Q1

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Nigeria’s capital importation in the first quarter stood at 6,303.63 million dollars.

Benue council workers protest removal of names from payrolls

Over 100 employees of local government councils in Benue State, whose names were recently removed from the local government pay vouchers, have staged a peaceful protest to the state’s House of Assembly to demand a correction of that anomaly.

NBS decries increased drug abuse

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has decried the rapid increase in drug abuses in the country.

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