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*NECA, NESG urge FG to arrest declining Nigeria’s economic misfortune The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, a weekend in Lagos, raised alarm over the nation’s economy, saying it is heading to the rock. It also warned that spiralling inflation, rising energy costs, scarcity of foreign exchange, and dwindling value of the Naira, among others, are...
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Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, said Nigeria would continue to grapple with its current challenges unless it was restructured. Atiku stated this at the 64th Annual Bible Study Conference of the National Council of Anglican Youth Fellowship (AYF) of Nigeria held at the Ekiti Diocesan Camp Ground, Iyin-Ekiti,...
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There are indications several passengers were, on Saturday, abducted when gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen blocked Enugu-Port Harcourt highway between Leru Junction and Ihube Community. The area, according to sources, a boundary between Imo and Abia states, Nigeria’s South-east. The gunmen, numbering about 30, were said to have attacked three buses along the road and...
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*FG keeps mum as parents seek quick resolution THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has again extended the ongoing strike by four weeks. President of the union, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, who disclosed this in statement yesterday, said the decision was to give the government enough time to resolve all outstanding issues with the lecturers....
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Google Nigeria yesterday said the top three trending people in Nigeria in the first half of the year are the Labour Party presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, Russian President, Vladimir Putin and Bianca Ojukwu. Search trends information is gotten from Google data based on what Nigerians have been searching for and asking Google. Google processes...
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Retaining petrol subsidy will cost Nigeria nearly N7 trillion in 2023, the Nigerian government has said. The government disclosed this in its draft fiscal strategy paper for 2023 through 2025, presented by the Minister of Finance, Budget & National Planning, Zainab Ahmed. The cost of making petrol cheaper for Nigerians has continued to rise for...
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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the remand of a former Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, over alleged N109 billion fraud charges. This was after the Economic and Financial Crimes commission (EFCC), arraigned Mr. Idris alongside three others – Godfrey Olusegun Akindele, Mohammed Usman and Gezawa Commodity...
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), will on Friday arraign a former Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris over N109.4 billion fraud. Confirming this in a statement to Vanguard, the Spokesman for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspect would be arraign before Justice A.O. Adeyemi Ajayi of the Federal Capital Territory High...
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*Experts insist FG unserious over ending oil theft *As NNPC quietly approved N179/litre PMS price hike *‘Crude oil theft, an organized crime that should be differentiated completely from host community issues’ Stakeholders have expressed cautious optimism as the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) transits earlier today, insisting that most of the entities under the...
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…As Oyo Assembly impeached former deputy The Oyo State House of Assembly on Monday approved the appointment of Adebayo Lawal as the new Deputy Governor following the removal of Rauf Olaniyan. The approval followed the nomination of Lawal to the lawmakers for consideration by the state Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde as a replacement for Olaniyan....