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DMO seeks legislation on debt management in states, FCT as profile rises by 111...

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has advised the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to take necessary steps to enact relevant legislations, policy frameworks as well as guidelines to equip the debt management units or departments in their respective jurisdictions.
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NILS chief Ladi Hamalai turbaned as Jakadiya of Mubi Emirate

Prof Ladi Hamalai, Director-General, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, has been turbaned as the Jakadiya of Mubi Emirate Council of Adamawa.

Lagos government to fast-track pension payment to retirees with terminal ailments

The Lagos State Government says it will henceforth fast-track the payment of gratuity and pension to retirees living with terminal diseases.

Lagos to fast-track pension payment to retirees with terminal ailments

The Lagos State Government says it will henceforth fast-track the payment of gratuity and pension to retirees living with terminal diseases.

FAO urges countries to adopt innovations at achieving sustainable agriculture, food security

Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has urged member countries to adopt innovations and encourage collaborative efforts at achieving sustainable agriculture and food security globally.

Kano to sponsor marriage of 3,000 widows, divorcees

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Kano State Governor, has approved the appointment of a committee on state-sponsored wedding of 3,000 widows, divorcees and spinsters in the state.

NAQS to ensure agric produce meets international standard

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service has reiterated its commitment to ensure that the country’s agricultural produce meets international standard in line with the International Plant Protection Convention.

Kano to spend N1 billion on road construction

The Kano state government has set aside N1 billion for the construction of Kofar Mata–Singer–Murtala Mohammed way road in Kano metropolis.
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IATA: African airlines to lose $300 million in 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says African carriers are expected to report a $300 million net loss in 2019.
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NEDG, BON pick five political parties for presidential debate

The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have selected five political parties that will participate in the upcoming presidential debate.

Sambo Dasuki asks court to adjourn trial indefinitely

Immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd), yesterday asked the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to suspend his trial indefinitely until the federal government obeyed orders of courts of competent jurisdiction, which granted him bail.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Labour Party promises rebirth of Benue

Governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Benue State, Dr. Paul Angya, has promised to ensure infrastructural transformation in Benue State if elected as governor in 2019.

PDP: Doyin Okupe detained by EFCC

Media Adviser to the Director General of PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe, has been reportedly detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

2019: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi assures Enugu residence of good governance

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has reiterated his administration’s commitment to provide good governance to the people of the state if re-elected in 2019.

DMO floats second N100 billion sukuk bond for road infrastructure

Federal Government through the Debt Management Office (DMO) announces the sale of second tranche 7-year N100 billion sovereign sukuk for road projects across Nigeria
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John Owan-Enoh: APC will sweep polls in Cross River

Cross River governorship candidate John Owan-Enoh says the party will sweep polls in 2019 general elections in the state
Mary Uduk

SEC: Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit to hit $878 billion by 2040

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit would hit 878 billion dollars by 2040 and called for active utilisation of green bond for infrastructural gap

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Nigerian, Chinese miners set to strengthen economic relations

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NANS demands prosecution of alleged killer of police officer in Ogun

The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Ogun Police Command to fast track prosecution of the alleged killer of Cpl. Gbenga Adeboyejo.