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Eyo Ekpo

Eyo Ekpo: States can owe debt

Mr Eyo Ekpo, the Governorship Candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Cross River, says there is nothing wrong in a state owing debt provided the money is properly invested.

NBS: Average petrol price increases by 1.3 per cent in 2018

The average price paid by consumers for petrol increased by 1.3 per cent year-on-year, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.
Chidi Izuwah

Muhammadu Buhari asks Senate to confirm Chidi Izuwah as ICRC chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm Mr Chidi Izuwah as Director-General of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi: No government has done more than APC government

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State says the All Progressives Congress (APC) government has performed better than any other in Nigeria.

NBS: Banks refund N654.49 million excess charges to federation account

Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said that banks have refunded N654.49 million excess charges deducted from government bank accounts related to the federation account.

Oyo government sets up taskforce on kidnapping, farmers-herders clashes

The Oyo State Government has set up a task force to look into the rising cases of kidnapping and clashes between herdsmen and farmers at Oke-Ogun area and other parts of the state.

2019: President Buhari, VP Osinbajo not thinking of re-election now – Presidency

The Presidency has said though President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, have recorded successes in the last two and half years of the administration, still they are focused on improving the lives of the citizen rather than dwelling on 2019 election.

Price for petrol drops, kerosene increases – NBS

The average price paid by consumers for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) dropped by 1.2 per cent year-on-year, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has said

Poverty is weapon of mass destruction – Senator Jibrin Barau

Jibrin Barau, senator representing Kano north, says poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.

Senate wants Nigeria to declare October 17 as Poverty Day

The Senate on Tuesday called on the federal, state and local governments of Nigeria to “henceforth” designate and observe October 17 as World Poverty Day in line with the United Nations resolution.

Dangote Refinery: Africa’s biggest refinery takes shape

The completion of Dangote Refinery in 2019 will mark another milestone in the Nigerian oil and gas industry as the $11 billion refinery hold the prospect of stopping of refined petroleum products by Nigeria.

IMF warns Nigeria, others on dangers of foreign loans

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, yesterday, warned Nigeria and other low income countries against the dangers of reliance on foreign borrowings.

The police as bribe taker

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NSE drops to 27,000 mark, amid Seplat losses

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reached all time low of 27,864.49 due to sell pressure in Seplat and 18 other equities.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.

Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

The Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi has sworn in a 29-year-old photographer, Francis Nwaze, into his cabinet as his special Assistance on media/project documentation.

Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.