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UN tasks private sector on humanitarian crises in North-East

The United Nations has partnered with leading Nigerian companies in the banking, energy, legal and consumer services sectors to assist the federal government to tackle the humanitarian crisis in the north-east.

IMF: Nigeria, others to record 3.4% economic growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), on Monday said Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan countries would grow their economies by an average of 3.4 per cent in 2018, from 2.8 per cent in 2017.

NESG calls for special intervention fund on mass housing devt

The Infrastructure Policy Commission (IPC) of Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has advocated the need for Nigeria to develop a special intervention fund that would help to subsidise the cost of mass housing development.

Miners oppose removal of mining from exclusive list

The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) have strongly opposed the removal of mining from the exclusive lists of the Federal government to allow more states participation.

Cross River signs N5 billion MoU for Tinapa, Obudu upgrade

The Cross River State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mac Creeds and Tom Consortium for the upgrade of Tinapa Lakeside Hotel in Calabar and Obudu Ranch Resort in Obanliku.

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed wins LEAD Man of the Year Award

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has emerged the LEAD Project Africa ‘Man of the Year’ for 2017.

Fed govt to integrate SDGs into economic recovery plan

The Federal Government has integrated the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), an official said on Tuesday in Abuja.

TFA implementation to boost global trade by $1trn annually – WTO

The World Trade Organisation, WTO, has estimated that the full implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement, TFA, globally could reduce trade costs by 14.3 percent and boost global trade by $1 trillion per year.

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Violence: INEC to reschedule elections in Rivers, Lagos, Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, said that it would reschedule elections in some parts of Rivers, Anambra and Lagos States where there were cases of violence and ballot box snatching.
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PDP agent disappears as President Buhari wins polling unit with 523 votes

The agent of the Peoples Democratic Party assigned to President Muhammadu Buhari’s polling unit 003, Kofar Baru III (A and B) Daura, Katsina State, disappeared from the unit shortly before the commencement of the counting of votes.
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PSG denies holding talks with Arsene Wenger

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has insisted that Arsene Wenger is not in the running to be appointed as the club’s new sporting director.

Election: Police arrest four in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested four persons in connection with the disruption of voting and destruction of voting materials in Okota, Okota in Oshodi/Isolo council area of Lagos State.

Nigerian Army deploys troops to troubled spots in Rivers

The Nigerian Army says it has deployed troops to halt reported election violence in some local government areas in Rivers.