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Federal government urged to review direction of debts to stimulate economic growth

Some economists on Friday called on the Federal Government to review the direction of the country’s debts, in order to spur productivity and economic growth.
Vinai Venkatesham, Arsenal's managing director, and Raul Sanllehi, head of football.

Vinai Venkatesham: Arsenal won’t leave Premier League for European Super League

Arsenal managing director Vinai Venkatesham says the club would not break away from the Premier League to join a European Super League.

Hadi Sirika reiterates federal government’s commitment to secure nation’s airports

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to ensuring safety and security at the nation’s airports for efficient air transportation in Nigeria.

Kano government, FMBN collaborate on housing deficit

The Kano State Government is to collaborate with the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) to address the state’s housing deficit.
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Muhammadu Buhari makes new appointments, confirms others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new appointments into key federal agencies while also confirming those earlier appointed.

ICPC probes NBC’s Ishaq Kawu, others over N2.5 billion digital switch-over grant

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has launched a full scale investigation into allegations of mismanaging N2.5 billion of the N10 billion grant for the digital switch-over programme of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC).

Emmanuel Jime: NEPZA generates $80 billion

Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) Mr Emmanuel Jime, has said that the organization attracted over $80 billion into the economy since inception and contributed to over 60 percent of the entire foreign direct investment that Nigeria attracts.

Losing sleep over The Economist, other predictions

It matters a lot to our politicians what the foreign press or agencies say about them, especially about their electoral chances. If foreigners, particularly those in London or New York, say something nice, our politicians take it to heart and repost as far and wide as they can. If not, they get mad.
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Muhammadu Buhari: LADOL shows our reforms succeeding

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will continue to implement policies that attract investment and spark competition in critical sectors of the economy for employment creation and growth.

EFCC: Sambo Dasuki, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Ibrahim Shema, Ayodele Fayose’s houses top list of assets...

Former governors, ex-ministers, top military officers and businessmen are among owners of the mansions seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

CBN’s Aisha Ahmad, others harp on networking

A Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mrs. Aisha Ahmad, has urged young female workers in financial institutions to leverage on networking to boost their efficiency.

Official: 19th NSF will be biggest-ever sports event in Nigeria

Ugo Umeseaka, Managing Director of National Sports Festival Marketing and Management Company Limited, on Wednesday said intense preparations were on to have the best ever National Sports Festival in December.

Court remands two businessmen in Kuje prison for alleged N110m fraud

FCT High Court in Apo on Wednesday ordered two business men, Moses Esuga, and Nasir Mohammed, to be remanded in Kuje prison over their alleged roles in a N110 million fraud.
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Itakpe-Warri rail begins daily operations November 19

Mr Fidel Okhiria, Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), says Itakpe-Warri rail line will begin daily operations on Monday, Nov. 19.
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NDIC saved N949 billion depositors’ funds in failed Skye Bank

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) said it saved about N949.6 billion depositors’ funds in failed Skye Bank.
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FRSC: 237 die in Ogun road crashes in 10 months

The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said that no fewer than 237 persons died in road crashes within the last 10 months in the state.

Official: NDIC saved N949bn depositors’ funds in failed Skye Bank

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) said it saved about N949.6 billion depositors’ funds in failed Skye Bank.

OAU donates 25 hectares of land for agriculture

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has donated 25 hectares of land to the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), for agricultural development.

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APC wins Kwara bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

Ogun APC: Ibikunle Amosun’s loyalists give conditions for peace

A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara by-election was contest between PDP and security agents

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
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N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”