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Controller: Nigeria’s prisons not punitive but correctional centres

Lagos State Controller of Prison, Mr Tunde Ladipo, on Tuesday said that Nigeria prisons were no longer a punishment institution rather a reformative and correctional centre

NBS: Nigeria’s economy grew 1.81% in Q3, driven by non-oil sector

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Nigeria’s economy grew 1.81 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from a year earlier

Prison Service gives reasons for jail breaks

The Nigerian Prisons Service says human element, infrastructural gaps and aggression by inmates are some factors that account for jail breaks in prisons across the country.

Akwa [email protected]: Udom Emmanuel warns residents against going back to ‘internal slavery’

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has once again appealed to the people of the state to embrace his administration and reject the opposition.

Central bank unveils terms for long-term credit to agric, manufacturing sectors

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday unveiled terms for long-term credits to key sectors of the economy to boost real sector growth.

Central bank prohibits trading, loan refinancing in new credit scheme

Also, it stressed that refinancing of existing loans is prohibited for funding under the programme, saying that any attempt to falsify information would also attract severe sanctions.

IMF: Rise in crude oil prices to raise Nigeria’s economy by 2.3% in 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has upgraded the growth rate forecast for Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019 to 2.3 per cent while retaining 2.1 per cent for 2018.

SDP resolves S’ East crisis, ready for 2019 election

Members of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in South-East have resolved crisis rocking the party in the zone.

Winifred Oyo-Ita blames DisCos for power failures

The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday heaped the blame for persistent power failures in homes across the country on the electricity distribution companies.

RAMP earmarks N9 billion on rehabilitation of rural roads in Niger

A total of N9 billion has been earmarked for the rehabilitation of 403 kilometers of rural roads in Niger under the second phase of Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP), the state coordinator of the project, Malam Hassan Etsu, has said.

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Bauchi elections: Group accuses INEC of causing political tension, confusion

A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.

NANS hails tribunal declaration of Senator Adeleke as Osun governor

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has hailed the tribunal declaration of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as governor of Osun State, saying it is hope awakening.
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The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election.