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The Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress has listed six lies told by the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Alh. Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Peter Obi.
The Federal Government will soon start sourcing foreign exchange (forex) from Dangote Group, as soon as the latter’s refinery, petrochemicals and fertilizer projects come on stream.
The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said that Nigeria’s monthly food import bill fell from $665.4m in January 2015 to $160.4m as of October 2018.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the Federal Government expended N2.7 trillion on agriculture and provision of other critical infrastructure in the 2017 budget.
The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, has said its member are still struggling to pay the current minimum wage of N18,000.
Global financial leaders wrapped up an annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank yesterday, by urging countries to brace for potential risks from trade disputes and other tensions.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday inducted 85 successful applicants as Special Marshals in Ebonyi.
Nigerian government officials met with fund managers in New York last week on a non-deal roadshow held to update bondholders on the country’s growth plan after getting out of recession, an investor presentation seen by Reuters on Saturday showed.
The President of Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), Mr Thomas Etuh, has narrated how he rebuffed an invitation by President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss the advancement of fertiliser value chain in Nigeria.
A group known as Ndigbo National Assembly (NUA) has called on the leadership and elders of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to pick its Vice Presidential candidate from the South East geopolitical zone for balance, equity, fairness and justice.
The Central Bank of Nigeria said it was developing a Risk Based Cyber Security Framework for banks and payment service providers to combat internet fraud in the country.
Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan ushered in the new, executive presidential system he had long campaigned for by putting his son-in-law in charge of the economy and promising greater overhaul of a country he has dominated for 15 years.
The Federal High Court in Abuja ruled on Tuesday that information about the amount of taxpayer fund suspected to have been expended on President Muhammadu Buhari’s treatment in London last year, could not be released under the Freedom of Information Act without the President’s consent.
The National Food Security Council warned on Monday that the deadly clashes between farmers and herdsmen could get worse next year if efforts are not intensified to create cattle ranches or provide better security against rustling in the country.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it will commence distribution of sensitive materials across the 44 local government areas of the state on Wednesday.
INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, has assured residents that all sensitive materials for the conduct of Saturday election are safe and intact.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) recent onslaught against companies engaged in illegal fund management has claimed its second casualty – Growing Circle, a Lagos-based firm.
Maurizio Sarri was left picking over the bones of Chelsea’s FA Cup exit against Manchester United on Tuesday as the odds shortened on him.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered plans by suspected hired thugs to attack polling centres in some unnamed states in the Niger Delta.
India’s first semi-high speed train, the Vande Bharat Express, broke down on Saturday, one day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged it off.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not “turn back” on a deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems in comments published on Saturday.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group, NESG, has said that the nation’s real Gross Domestic Product, GDP, will grow by 3.2 percent in 2019.
Sweden has recalled its ambassador to China, Anna Lindstedt, and placed her under investigation, the Swedish Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has backed calls from Scottish players’ union to ban plastic pitches from the Scottish Premiership and is even open to his club and rivals Celtic funding the change.