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Kaduna governor praises federal government on Zaria Water Project, asks for refund

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has thanked the Federal Ministry of Finance for approving a refund of N17.32bn to Kaduna State for capital expenses it had spent on the Zaria Water Project.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday (12.00 midnight) join about 53 world leaders in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the opening of the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).1

OIC to help fight terrorism, organised crime in Nigeria

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says it will support countries of the Sahel region, particularly Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, by building their defence and security forces to counter terrorism and combat organised crime.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, commended the decision of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to support the Inter-Basin Water Transfer project, aimed at recharging the Lake Chad.

Terrorism: OIC to support Nigeria, others

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says it will support countries of the Sahel region, particularly Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, by building their defence and security forces to counter terrorism and combat organised crime.
Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has started marketing a five-year dollar sukuk, or Islamic bond, a document issued by one of the banks showed.

IsDB invests $50 million in IFFIm’s private Sukuk placement

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has invested $50 million in private Sukuk issuance by the International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm), the second participation by the lender in a Sukuk issuance by IFFIm.
Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has started marketing a five-year dollar sukuk, or Islamic bond, a document issued by one of the banks showed.

Islamic Development Bank starts marketing 5-year-dollar sukuk

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has started marketing a five-year dollar sukuk, or Islamic bond, a document issued by one of the banks showed.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Federal government seals N186 million deal with Islamic Development Bank

The Federal Government on Saturday signed a $523,823 (N186 million) technical assistant agreement grant with the Islamic Development Bank (ISDB) Group, in Marrakesh, Morocco.

NDIC becomes full member of Islamic financial board

The Council of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) with its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has admitted the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) as a full member of the board.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Federal government explains temporary suspension of national carrier

The federal government Thursday explained that the national carrier, which was earlier billed to kick off in December was suspended temporarily because the process to actualise it was delayed.

Umahi denies plan to borrow $150m for 2019 election

The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, yesterday debunked the claim by opposition groups in the state that the state government is attempting to borrow over 150 million dollars to prosecute the forthcoming 2019 general election.

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Ministry: 45% of deaths of children preventable with healthy diets

Forty-five per cent of deaths of children could be prevented through eating of healthy diets, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has declared.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Gernot Rohr proud of Super Eagles display in friendly draw against Brazil

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with the performance of his players in Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw against five-time world champions, Brazil.
Tunisian presidential candidate and law professor Kais Saied speaks to the reporters and supporters, October 13, 2019 in Tunis. (AP Photo-Mosa'ab Elshamy)

Tunisians vote for new president in runoff election

Tunisians voted for their next president yesterday in the last round of a series of elections that have tested the young democracy, with citizens rejecting established politicians and a major candidate spending weeks behind bars.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Federal government denies report of attack on Nigerian embassy in Benin

The Federal Government has denied reports of attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Benin Republic.
British American Tobacco

BATNF launches campaign to empower young agric-preneurs

The British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) has launched its “Wealth is Here” campaign aimed at changing the mindset of Nigerian youths and igniting the belief that they can flourish in Nigeria by seeking out and creating opportunities for themselves in agriculture.