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Nigeria signs African trade agreement in March

Nigeria will sign the Continental Africa Free Trade Area Agreement in March as part of efforts to prioritise trade as a significant instrument for reform in the country.

Governor Obiano tasks legal practitioners on professionalism, research to advance jurisprudence

Governor Willie Obiano has tasked legal practitioners to strive towards professionalism and pursue deep insight on the law as a way of advancing the nation’s jurisprudence.

Bank credit to private sector fell in 2017 Q4 – NBS

Credit facilities allocated to the private sector by banks in the fourth quarter of 2017 decreased to N15.74 trillion from the N15.83 trillion recorded in the third quarter, a Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, report has shown.

Governor Ambode’s aide Deji Tinubu buried in Lagos

The remains of Deji Tinubu, Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Commerce and Industry was buried on Tuesday at the Vaults and Gardens, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Lagos to hold candle light procession for Deji Tinubu

The Lagos State Sports Commission and the entire Lagos State sports family will on Sunday hold a candle light procession for the late Deji Tinubu at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall of the Teslim Balogun, Surulere.

How Deji Tinubu died – Lagos govt

The Lagos State Government has narrated how the Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Commerce and Industry, Deji Tinubu, died.

Deji Tinubu’s sudden death evokes outpouring of grief

There has been an outpouring of grief in the social media following the sudden death on Thursday of Deji Tinubu, Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Commerce and Industry.

Experts advise federal govt to establish cattle ranches instead of colonies

Experts and practitioners in the agricultural sector have advised the Federal Government to stop pushing for cattle colonies and instead, establish cattle ranches as a solution to the raging farmers/herdsmen clashes in the country.

Nigeria’s economy will do better in 2018 – Senator Udoma

The Minster of Budget & National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has said that Nigeria’s economic outlook for 2018 is looking positive due to the huge potentials available as a result of the various initiatives by government to sustain growth since its exit from recession.

Indicators point to better economic performance in 2018 – Senator Udoma

The Nigerian economy will be significantly better in 2018 going by the consistent positive trend of key indicators since the country emerged from recession in the second quarter of last year, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has said.

Governor Ambode reshuffles cabinet, drops three commissioners

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday carried out a major cabinet reshuffle, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni refuses to sign biosafety bill into law

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda on Friday declined to sign a bill into law which allows Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) into the country, a parliament spokesperson said.

Governor Emmanuel presents N651.5 billion budget to Akwa Ibom Assembly

Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Friday, presented the state 2018 budget estimates to the state House of Assembly.

2018 Budget: Federal govt to spend N4.8bn on Aso Villa maintenance

The Federal Government is proposing to spend N4.86bn in the 2018 fiscal year on maintenance of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Key details of 2018 budget proposal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented the 2018 budget proposal to the join section of the National Assembly.

2018 Budget: President Buhari bans recruitment by MDAs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday banned fresh recruitment by all Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, except by presidential approval.

Turkey moves to end arms smuggling into Nigeria

The Turkish authorities have expressed their readiness to enter into an agreement with the Federal Government to stop further illegal importation of arms into Nigeria.

Governors seek to take over, manage federal roads

Governors of the 36 states of the federation have agreed to take over the construction and management of some federal roads under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement.

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Police deny killing of Ibadan ‘notorious gang leader’

The Oyo State Police Command has denied that men of the command were responsible for the killing of Biola Ebila, the alleged gang leader of the ‘One Million Boys’ in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
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Nigerian Army repels terrorist attack on Barracks in Maiduguri

Boko Haram insurgents on Monday night attacked a military barracks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Major shake-up in Nigerian Army as 37 Generals redeployed

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings/deployment and appointments of 37 Generals and five Colonels to different formations and units in his effort to rekindle the spirit of professionalism in Nigerian Army (NA).