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When IMF Chief Called Second Time

Sanya Adejokun   In December 2011, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chirstine Lagarde visited Nigeria. It was the year that she replaced her...

How corporate tax incentives hurt Africa’s development

Although taxation is the most important source of revenue that enables governments to finance development and provide services required by citizens, Illicit Financial Flows...

Buhari, Osinbajo declare assets

Read the presidency statement in full below: “Documents submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), show that the retired General...

2015 World Breastfeeding Week

By Stellamaries Amuwa   Breast milk is widely acknowledged as the most complete form of nutrition for infants, with a range of benefits for health, growth,...

President Buhari Appoints ExxonMobil Vice-chair To Head NNPC

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Executive Vice Chairman of ExxonMobil Africa, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, to head Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation...

How To Start A Fish Farm

Fish farming falls under the animal production sector of agriculture, which can also be described as aquaculture. Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organism...

Oil pipeline explodes outside Lagos

Another pipeline explosion occurred early Sunday along Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC) network at Arepo, Ogun State, just outside Lagos. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the...

CBN lists 83 micro finance banks for liquidation

THE central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has approved the liquidation of 83 existing microfinance banks over engaging in fraudulent activities and non operational offices. Already,...

Air And Land Operations Continue Amidts Encounters

The air operations to clear terrorists bases sited in Daggu and Yazza  areas of Borno State during the weekend have registered the expected results in...

SERAP Faults AGF Advice on Non-remittance of $20bn by NNPC

A group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has faulted the legal advice provided last week by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF)...

Jonathan paying lip-service to Ajaokuta and steel development, says Senator Abatemi-Usman

Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman, has said that President Goodluck Jonathan has not shown enough commitment to steel...

Kwankwaso signs 2014 Appropriation bill into law

Kano state governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has signed into law, the 2014 appropriation bill, in the tune of N215, 148,755,955  billion, after passage by...

Sanusi’s suspension is height of desperation and impunity – El-Rufai

One time Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress,  Nasir El-Rufai has reacted to the suspension of Sanusi...

Sanusi’s Suspension Illegal, Says Kwankwaso

Kano state Governor, Mr  Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Thursday  faulted the suspension of the Governor of the Central Bank (CBN) Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi,...

Sanusi: A Whistle Blower Gets The Boot

The suspension of Central Bank Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi yesterday  has brought to a halt  the long-drawn dispute between the presidency and the nation’s...

Jonathan appoints Godwin Emefiele new CBN Gov

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed managing director of Zenith Bank,Mr Godwin Emefiele as the new governor of Central Bank. Information reaching us say the president has forwarded Mr Emefiele’s...

Sanusi arrives Nigeria, passport seized but later released

Officials of the State Security Service, SSS, have seized the travelling documents of suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, shortly after...

Finance Ministry Cannot Be Trusted with NNPC’s Forensic Audit, Says Senator

Senator Olubunmi Adetunmbi, representing Ekiti North senatorial district, Tuesday disagreed with a human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), that the National Assembly lacks...

TCN Requires $1.5b Annually To Meet 20,000 Mega Watts Target

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday in Abuja said the company required 1.5 billion dollars annually to meet the 20, 000 mega watts transmission...

Again,UN Worries About Growth Without Impact

The United Nations once again has expressed worry about continued economic growth in Nigeria and other African countries without its reflection on the standard...

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