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AfDB challenges CSOs on Africa’s industrialisation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on various Civil Society Orgainisations (CSOs) working in continent to drive every effort to ensure Africa’s Industrialisation.

Anambra guber: Chidoka picks Okeke as running mate

Chief Osita Chidoka, United Progressive Party (UPP) flag bearer for the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra, has picked Chief Mercel Okeke as his running mate.

Nigeria will achieve full economic recovery in 2019 – PwC

The PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria has predicted a full economic recovery in the country by 2019.

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Nigerian troops recapture Yobe town from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army says its troops had re-occupied Jilli in Yobe and began to spread across the general area after the Boko Haram terrorists group attacked their location in the town on July 14.

Flood: House of Reps urge federal government to declare Auchi ecological disaster area

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to take flooding and gully erosion problem in Auchi, Edo, with utmost seriousness and declare the environment ecological disaster area.
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NECA cautions federal government on loans to avoid negative impact on economy

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to tame its appetite for leverage on loans to avoid negative impact on the economy.
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Don: Nigeria can generate $1 billion from biotechnology

A United States-based Nigerian Professor of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Prof. Diuto Esiobu, has urged Nigerians to embrace biotechnology certification, saying it will boost the economy and generate at least $1bn in the near future.

Ekiti Assembly rejects governorship election result, adjourns till October

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has adjourned legislative business until October 8, citing issues of harassment and insecurity.