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NSIA to unveil new funding plans

The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), operators of the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) is set to deploy more investments into infrastructure, expressing a move towards unveiling appropriate funding plans and project structures being redeveloped for the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Second Niger Bridge, Abuja-Kano Expressway and East-West road projects.

Police bust three suspected child trafficking syndicates, arrest 22

Abia State police command has arrested members of three suspected child trafficking syndicates, including 17-year-old Gift Daniel, who sold her two-day-old baby boy for N670, 000.

Teenager arrested selling her baby for N670,000

Abia police have arrested members of three suspected child trafficking syndicates, including 17-year-old Gift Daniel, who sold her two-day-old baby boy for N670, 000.

Presidency: New forex window records $25 billion inflows in one year

The Presidency yesterday released the record of its economic performance since 2015, stating that the new forex (FX) window introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in April, 2017, yielded an average of $1 billion turnover every week and $25 billion inflows in one year.

Presidency releases President Buhari’s three-year achievements in 41-page document

The Presidency on Friday said it has released a document outlining the policy and programme achievements of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since its inception three years ago.

The real price of “Change The Change” campaign [II]

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the Buhari/Osinbajo led government will clock three years in office. With elections less than a year ahead, this period of people-oriented governance has been a great success. The administration has fared very well in various policy fronts. There is a long list of achievements to flaunt.

Presidency: What President Buhari has achieved in three years

As Nigeria celebrates Democracy Day on May 29, the presidency has reeled out what the Muhammadu Buhari administration has achieved in the last three years it has been in power.

Minister: Federal government redesigns second Niger Bridge from 2km to 7.9km

Federal Government has said it has redesigned 2nd Niger Bridge from two kilometers to 7.9 kilometers.

Two die in auto crash involving Abia governor’s wife motorcade

Tragedy struck on Tuesday in Abia, when two women died in an auto crash involving the motorcade bearing the wife of Abia Governor, Nkechi Ikpeazu.

Lassa fever: FMC Umuahia place 30 persons under surveillance

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, said it had placed under surveillance, no fewer than 30 persons, who allegedly had contact with a female doctor, who reportedly died of Lassa fever.

Abia government confirms Lassa fever outbreak in Umuahia

The Commissioner for Information in Abia, Mr. John Okiyi, has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever at the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia.

Resident doctors give 30 days ultimatum to federal government for recall of sacked colleagues

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) says it has given the Federal Government 30 days ultimatum to recall its members whose appointment were terminated in Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH).

No case of Lassa fever in FMC Umuahia – official

The management of Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, says no case of Lassa fever has been recorded in the hospital.

CAN mourns as two members die in auto crash in Abia

Two members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (Women’s Wing) died in an auto crash in Abia State on their way from the just-concluded Women’s convention held in Port Harcourt.

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