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Jerry Gana, former Minister of Information

Jerry Gana: I will invest heavily in security if elected president

Prof. Jerry Gana, a presidential aspirant under the Social Democratic Party, has promised to invest heavily in security to stem current spate of insecurity in the country if elected.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

Civil society petitions EFCC over fraud in power sector

A civil society group, Empowerment for Unemployed Youth Initiative (EUYI), has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over fraud against Nigeria by General Electric (GE) International and Rockson Engineering Nigeria Ltd.
Sokoto - Peoples Democratic Party - PDP - Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa

2019: Ex-Governor Bafarawa promises to restructure Nigeria if voted president

Former Gov. Attahiru Bafarawa of Sokoto State on Monday pledged to embrace restructuring and focus on the economy of the nation, if elected president in 2019.

CBN orders banks to give loans to agric, manufacturers at 9 percent

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will be refunding Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) to banks that fund projects in agriculture and manufacturing sectors, its Director of Banking Supervision, Abdullahi Ahmad, has said.
Ayo Teriba

Economist: Nigeria must privatise more assets

Nigeria must urgently consider privatising her redundant assets to raise the required funds to grow the economy and ensure stability, Vice Chairman, Technical Committee of the National Council on Privatisation, Ayo Teriba, said.

APC inaugurates President Buhari campaign volunteers for 186 LGAs in North west

The All Progressive Congress (APC) North West chapter on Sunday inaugurated volunteers committed to propagating the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Kingsley Moghalu: Let’s retire President Buhari back to Daura in 2019

A presidential aspirant of the Young People’s Party, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has appealed to the people of Kano State to join hands with the rest of Nigerians to retire President Muhammad Buhari from Aso Rock in 2019.

NBS: Nigeria’s trade grew by N1.2 trillion to N7.2 trillion in Q1

Nigeria recorded an increase of N1.18tn in merchandise trade from N6.02tn in the fourth quarter of last year to N7.21tn in the first quarter of this year.

PDP: Nigeria’s economy in an emergency

The secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-East region, Mr. Chijioke Ekwegh, yesterday, said that Nigeria’s economy is in an emergency.

Ahmed Kuru: AMCON recovers N740bn from debtors in 2017

Mr Ahmed Kuru, the Managing Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Friday said the corporation recovered N740 billion from debtors in 2017.

Ex-central bank deputy chief to speak at RIMAN conference

Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Chairman of the Federal Roads Management Agency (FERMA), Tunde Lemo, will deliver a keynote address at the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria’s (RIMAN) 18th yearly international conference and training.

Don’t turn to propaganda poster boy – PDP tells VP Osinbajo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo not to belittle his high office by allowing himself to be used as poster boy to bandy figures and make unsubstantiated statements against the opposition.

Minister: Minimum wage not uniform wage for Nigerian workers

The Federal Government has laid to rest fears by employers of Labour and various state governments that the idea of the minimum wage was to impose on them a uniform pay package for workers in both the public and private sector of the Nigeria Economy.

How we print, spend millions of fake local, foreign currencies – suspects

The Osun State Commissioner of Police, Adeoye Fimihan, has confirmed the arrest of six persons in connection with the printing, selling and spending of fake local and foreign currencies.

No evidence Nigeria has exited recession – Issa Aremu

General Secretary of Textile union and NEC member of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Issa Aremu, has said that there is no evidence to show that Nigeria has overcome the economic recession.

Agriculture is the future of Nigeria’s economy – Sani Bello

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has said that Agriculture is the future of Nigeria economy, insisting that it was time for each of the component unit, of the country to look inward for new revenue streams.

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Ike Ekweremadu: Asset declaration charges against me laughable, malicious

Deputy President Ike Ekweremadu has described the asset declaration charges filed against him by the Federal Government as laughable, malicious and an attempt to to smear his name as political activities gather momentum.

Umaru Al-Makura: No more promotion for non e-compliant civil servants in Nasarawa

Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state on Wednesday said that henceforth all civil servants in the state without requisite exposure to computer and other electronic gadgets would not be promoted.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo

Police arrest four kidnap suspects in Edo

The Police in Edo have arrested four persons suspected to be kidnappers, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

CCT: Federal government disburses N2 billion to indigent people in Kwara

Federal Government says it has disbursed about N2 billion to more than 14, 000 poor people in Kwara since 2016 under its National Cash Transfer programme.
A Boko Haram terrorist retrieved from the bush by Nigerian troops

Nigerian troops kill 76 Boko Haram terrorists, Chad kills 48

Seventy-six Boko Haram terrorists, among others, trying to overrun Nigeria’s military formation in Metele, near Kangarwa in Borno were killed today.