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Kemi Adeosun: Nigeria’s capital spending exceeds N1.5 trillion

As Nigerians await the passage of the 2018 budget by the National Assembly, the federal government says its capital expenditure for the 2017 fiscal year was in excess of N1.5 trillion.

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Stock prices rise to two-month high

Following the inauguration and allocation of portfolios to federal cabinet members by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, yesterday, recorded its highest rally in two months. The benchmark index, All-Share Index, went up by 1.01 percent.
Kano Pillars have unveiled their 18-man travelling squad for Sunday’s Caf Champions League second leg preliminary round tie away to Asante Kotoko.

CafCL: Gambo Muhammad dropped as Pillars name squad to face Kotoko

Kano Pillars have unveiled their 18-man travelling squad for Sunday’s Caf Champions League second leg preliminary round tie away to Asante Kotoko.
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UN: Malaysia ‘vastly undercounting poverty’

A United Nations human rights expert on Friday accused Malaysia of having “vastly undercounted poverty” by using an “unduly low poverty line” and by “excluding vulnerable populations from its official figures.”
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo presides as NEC meeting resumes following inauguration of cabinet

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: We won’t rest until we deliver on our commitments on education

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration will not rest until it delivers on its commitments on quality education, including investing more resources in the sector and providing a conducive learning environment in the academia.