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‘Stop deceiving Nigerians with stomach infrastructure’
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 01:30:46 +0200
Gbenga Odogun The National Chairman of the Young Progressive Party, Bishop Emmanuel Amakiri, has warned politicians, seeking elective positions, to stop campaigning with money or gifts, commonly called stomach infrastructure. Amakiri, who spoke while...
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Nigeria, others to get AFREXIM Bank’s $25bn grant
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 01:25:56 +0200
Ifeanyi Onuba The President, African Export-Import Bank, Dr Benedict Oranma, has said there are plans by the bank to support Nigeria and a number of other African countries with $25bn within the next three years. He disclosed this during an interview...
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Dad wouldn’t feel fulfilled that Nigeria has derailed — Aminu Kano’s daughter
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 01:24:55 +0200
Maryam is a daughter to the late notable northern politician, Mallam Aminu Kano. She talks about her father’s life and ideals with TED ODOGWU Tell us more about yourself. I am the daughter of the late Mallam Aminu Kano and Hajiya Zahra Bala Sani. I...
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Nigeria is a green field, there is a lot to do – Ogbuluijah
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 01:19:09 +0200
Owajigbanam Ogbuluijah, 29, is a senior software developer at Andela. He speaks about his passion for Information Technology Have you always had interest in ICT? Quite frankly, I would say I was blinded by the engineer/ doctor/ lawyer pigeonhole which...
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Stop depending on social media for news, Minister tells Nigerians in Diaspora
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:46:02 +0200
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has admonished Nigerians in Diaspora to stop depending on Social Media for news about the country. The minister gave the admonition in Washington at a meeting with the Nigeria Ambassador to...
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Nigeria thrash Mauritania 5-0, qualify for 2019 AYC
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:06:46 +0200
The Flying Eagles on Saturday affirmed their superiority over their Mauritanian counterpart by defeating them 5-0 to qualify for the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations. The match was played at the Agege Stadium in Lagos. Nigeria was quick to take off from...
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Nigeria beat Mauritania to qualify for U-20 AFCON
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 20:50:37 +0200
The Flying Eagles on Saturday beat Mauritania 5-0 to qualify 6-1 aggregate for the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that in the match played at the Agege Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria’s Flying Eagles completely overwhelmed...
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Buhari assures safety of Nigerian Pilgrims going for 2018 Hajj
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 19:01:56 +0200
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday in Abuja, said the Federal Government will ensure the safety of Nigerian pilgrims throughout their stay in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Buhari, represented by the FCT Minister, Malam Musa Bello, gave the assurance...
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PHOTOS: Stranded Nigerian World Cup fans arrive Abuja
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:03:34 +0200
155 out of 230 Nigerian football fans stranded in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup arrived the country on Friday night. The stranded football fans came through Ethiopian Airline flight number ET-ALP that arrived Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport...
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155 Nigerian World Cup fans stranded in Russia arrive Abuja
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 09:00:11 +0200
A nursing mother and 154 out of 230 Nigerian football fans stranded in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup arrived the country on Friday night. The stranded football fans including a nursing mother in her mid-thirties came through Ethiopian Airline flight...
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Buhari has deceived Nigerians –Turaki
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 03:09:52 +0200
Umar Muhammed, Lafia A former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Mr. Kabiru Tanimu-Turaki, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of deceiving Nigerians and lacking the quality of a good leader. Turaki, who spoke at a meeting with members of the Peoples...
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Nigeria Air: You can’t deceive Nigerians, PDP tells Buhari, FG
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 02:54:15 +0200
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government to perish the thought of trying to allegedly use the ‘unveiling’ of what it described as a nonexistent national carrier to beguile Nigerians...
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Mother of five declares for presidential bid, says nepotism hindering Nigeria
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 02:01:05 +0200
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja A female presidential aspirant under the National Interest Party, Mrs. Eunice Atuejide, on Friday made her declaration in Abuja, noting that Nigeria was not developing because of the “problem of vested interests”. Atuejide, a...
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Vote-buying, a danger to Nigeria’s budding democracy
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:07:56 +0200
Brazen act of vote-buying was reported during the recently held governorship election in Ekiti State. As that wouldn’t be the first time such incident was reported during an election, political analysts assert that the phenomenon can hurt the country’s...
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Getting married at 23, best decision of my life –Dada, District Governor, Lions Club, District 404B2 Nigeria
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:07:11 +0200
Mrs. Dupe Dada is the new District Governor of Lions Club, District 404B2 Nigeria. She told Eric Dumo how she joined the organisation and what it means to combine the role with several others What memories of childhood do you still hold dear to your heart?...
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Nigeria at 54: Promoting tourism for economic growth (2)
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:00:54 +0200
There are quite a number of attractive, exciting, exotic and amazing tourist spots and destinations waiting to be explored in various parts of the country, many of which are wonders of nature, spectacles of beauty and entertainment and symbols of monument...
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Nigeria at 54: Promoting tourism for economic growth (2)
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:00:54 +0200
There are quite a number of attractive, exciting, exotic and amazing tourist spots and destinations waiting to be explored in various parts of the country, many of which are wonders of nature, spectacles of beauty and entertainment and symbols of monument...
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Delta plans daily flight from Nigeria to US
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:08:25 +0200
Delta Airlines says it will be launching another three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, in addition to its existing four-times a week service to the United States. According to the airline, the Lagos-New York flight, which will be effective...
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S’Africa seeks to replace Nigeria in U-20 women W’Cup
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:12:50 +0200
South Africa has made a bid to replace Nigeria in the U-20 Women World Cup scheduled to hold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 24 in Canada. This followed FIFA’s suspension of Nigeria Football Association from the activities of the world football governing body on...
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S’Africa seeks to replace Nigeria in U-20 women W’Cup
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:12:50 +0200
South Africa has made a bid to replace Nigeria in the U-20 Women World Cup scheduled to hold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 24 in Canada. This followed FIFA’s suspension of Nigeria Football Association from the activities of the world football governing body on...
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Insecurity, oil theft dampening Nigeria’s economic outlook-AfDB
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:53:00 +0200
The African Development Bank Group on Thursday said the drop in oil revenue occasioned by oil theft and pipeline vandalism, as well as the security challenges in the North-East might dampen the positive economic outlook for the country for the rest of...
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Insecurity, oil theft dampening Nigeria’s economic outlook-AfDB
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:53:00 +0200
The African Development Bank Group on Thursday said the drop in oil revenue occasioned by oil theft and pipeline vandalism, as well as the security challenges in the North-East might dampen the positive economic outlook for the country for the rest of...
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Protecting Nigerians
Mon, 05 May 2014 01:01:06 +0200
This week, the World Economic Forum on Africa will hold in Abuja. It is the first time the Forum will be coming to West Africa, in its 25-year history. The big themes for this edition are job creation and inclusive economic growth. The Federal Government...
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BNN Arrests 2 Women, Working for Nigerian Man, in Jakarta Drug Busts
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:40:25 +0200
Two Indonesian women suspected to be involved in an international drug ring were arrested on Thursday by the nation's anti-drug agency, which seized almost 3 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and 4 kilograms of heroin in different locations. The post...
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torments of lepers losing land, houses to rich Nigerians
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:27:32 +0200
Out there in the scorching afternoon sun, they congregated under the tree, discussing their latest ordeal in hushed tones – men and women of different ages and backgrounds who fate had brought together in a cruel manner. Arriving at the place at...
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torments of lepers losing land, houses to rich Nigerians
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:27:32 +0200
Out there in the scorching afternoon sun, they congregated under the tree, discussing their latest ordeal in hushed tones – men and women of different ages and backgrounds who fate had brought together in a cruel manner. Arriving at the place at...
© The Punch
Ex-British council leader found dead after visiting Nigeria
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:23:09 +0200
A former British council leader, Andy Smith, who was found dead at his home, had just returned from Nigeria, sparking fears that he might have contracted the Ebola virus disease.Smith, 64, was found dead just five days after he had returned from Nigeria,...
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Ex-British council leader found dead after visiting Nigeria
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:23:09 +0200
A former British council leader, Andy Smith, who was found dead at his home, had just returned from Nigeria, sparking fears that he might have contracted the Ebola virus disease.Smith, 64, was found dead just five days after he had returned from Nigeria,...
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Nigeria, others account for 60% of world’s TB cases – WHO
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:01:58 +0200
The World Health Organisation has warned health authorities worldwide on the need to move much faster to prevent, detect and treat the “deadly epidemic” of Tuberculosis. The Director of the WHO’s TB programme, Mario Raviglione, on Friday said...
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Three Nigerians jailed in UK for human trafficking
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:27:59 +0200
Three Nigerians, Olusoji Oluwafemi, Johnson Olayinka and Florence Obadiaru have been jailed in Britain for human trafficking. The three human smugglers were jailed for a total of 13 years for trafficking a woman for sexual exploitation and arranging for...
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