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Minister: President Buhari administration transforming Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Buhari Administration is steadily transforming Nigeria through innovative measures that are yielding positive results.

Vice President Osinbajo: Nigeria is on right path

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the administration was on the right path in improving Nigeria’s business environment, diversifying economy.

Vice President Osinbajo: Nigeria’s tax revenue grew by 51% in 2017

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said that Nigeria’s tax revenue has increased to 51 per cent in 2017.

The real price of ‘changing the change’

Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means.

President Buhari discusses security issues with Donald Trump

Nigeria’s fight against the Boko Haram jihadist group was expected to top the agenda in talks Monday between President Donald Trump and Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari, leader of Africa’s most populous and wealthiest country.

Nigeria, GE sign agreement on rail concession

An International Consortium led by General Electric has signed an agreement with Nigerian officials in Washington D.C. to proceed with the Interim Phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession.

Federal government signs interim agreement for railway concession

The federal government and four companies led by General Electric have signed an agreement to start the interim phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession.

Federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines – minister

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines across the country.

Woman killed after jet engine fails on US flight

Catastrophic engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas killed a mother-of-two and forced an emergency landing Tuesday, the first fatal incident in US commercial aviation for nearly a decade.

Kaduna House of Representatives caucus faults Senate rejection of $350 million loan request

Fifteen members of the House of Representatives from Kaduna state have faulted the Senate’s rejection of the $350m World Bank loan request by the Kaduna State Government.

General Electric partners NYSC on youth empowerment

General Electric (GE) has announced a partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to empower Youth Corps members with valuable entrepreneurial skills in line with its objective of skills development.

President Buhari: Private companies coming back to Nigeria

Elated over Nigeria’s exit from crippling recession, President Muhammadu Buhari has said that foreign private companies were coming back to Nigeria.

Nigeria remains best investment destination – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday reiterated that Nigeria remained the best and most attractive investment destination in Africa.

President Buhari: Our economic agenda has turned Nigeria into an attractive investment destination

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the rise in foreign private investments in the country owing to the success of his administration’s economic agenda.

VP Osinbajo: $2 billion needed to revive Lagos-Kano rail line

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday said at least $2billion would be required to revive the Lagos-Kano Rail Line as part of efforts to boost local and international trade along the Northern and Southern zones.

Dangote’s investment in Lekki Free Zone will earn Nigeria $8trn annually

Investment of the Dangote Group in the Lekki Free Zone, Lagos will earn Nigeria $8 trillion annually, President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote disclosed on Wednesday.

Nigeria in talks with firms to revamp oil refineries

Nigeria’s state oil firm NNPC is in the final stages of talks with two consortiums that include top traders, energy and oil companies to revamp its rundown refineries.

African economic redemption: Chimera or hope?

Now they have developed to technologies for communications, Google, Facebook, YouTube, Uber, etc. all depending on our own fascination and should I say closeness and obsession with the use of the smartphones, the owners of these technologies rely on a simple fact, that algorithm was the answer to all problems.

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Cloudy skies, rains, to prevail on Saturday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Saturday with prospect of thunderstorms over Yola, Makurdi, Mambilla Plateau, Jos, Lafia and Abuja during the morning hours.

UN General Assembly calls on Russia to withdraw Troops from Transnistria

The draft “expresses deep concern about the continued stationing of the Operational Group of Russian Forces and its armaments on the territory of the Republic of Moldova without the consent of that State Member of the United Nations’’.
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Emmanuel Okala urges Super Eagles not to lose focus

Former Green Eagles Goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala, has urged the Super Eagles not to lose focus, notwithstanding the team’s 2–0 win against Iceland.

Man attempts killing wife for failing to have boys

Police in Nyamira area of Kenya are looking for a man who allegedly attempted to kill his wife over what he termed his wife’s failure to give birth to boys.
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Iceland coach blames defeat on fate, says his players did their best

Heimir Hallgrimsson, the coach of Iceland, on Friday in Volgograd blamed fate for his team’s 0-2 loss to Nigeria in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.