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‘FUNAM Propagates Disinformation, Fuels Ethno- Religious Hate’ – CDD

The fake news project set up by the Center for Development and Democracy (CDD) to counter all sorts of heinous agenda of misinformation and other sinister strategies by unscrupulous elements to disrupt the forthcoming elections this year has uncovered hideous agenda of Fulani Nationalist Movement (FUNAM). FUNAM, a group that have been parading themselves as a faceless group have been ...

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[Video] Haywhy De Ryhmer drops ‘Oriki’ another hit single!

It is obvious Haywhy de Ryhmer is starting the New year on a powerful note with another mind blowing single titled Halleluyah Worship ‘Oriki’. With this single, Haywhy indeed does have his numerous fans and all the lovers of Gospel music in mind and his ever willing to thrill them with new sounds throughout the year. “This is to assure ...

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#Malnutrition: FG budgets N300 million for ‘ready to use food’

As part of the efforts to curb child malnutrition in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed about N300 millions in the 2019 budget for the procurement of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food ( RUTF). According to the budget breakdown, the RUTF will be distributed across the country, while part of the money will also be used to establish Community Management ...

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Militants resume war in Niger Delta, bomb oil facility

A Niger Delta militant group that styles itself Koluama Seven Brothers on Sunday said it carried out a “warning” strike on an oil facility owned by energy company Conoil in Bayelsa. The attack was carried out on Friday, by the new group  at 12:20 a.m. on Jan. 4 at Conoil’s Angle 2 Field.  The group said the attack “is just a ...

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‘Provide the list of absconded Contractors for power projects’ -SERAP to Fashola

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently provide information on specific names and details of contractors and companies that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute any ...

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Cinema Another goldmine? top patronage in December, N600 Million spent by Nigerians

Cinema bussines is gradually becoming another goldmine as cinema culture is spreading very quickly among Nigerians and the latest statistics released by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) for the month of December 2018 shows us in figures, just how massive it has become. According to the report on CEAN’s website, Nigerians spent a total of N680 million watching films ...

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Nigerian Stock Exchange launches its own Chatbot, X-Bot

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has joined the cadre of financial institutions using chatbots. The Nigerian bourse recently announced the launched of its very own chatbot, called X-Bot. This means the NSE is the first stock exchange in Africa to develop a chatbot. According to reports, the X-Bot is an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Chatbot that responds directly and automatically to enquiries from ...

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The #SolarEagles Call For Expedient Action and Support!

Nigeria (Solar) EcoRacing National Team aka #TheSolarEagles are currently doing Nigeria proud and pushing boundaries through their rare commitments in the field of science and technology to put Nigeria on the map and amongst the countries of the world that are set to harness the limitless possibilities in its Solar Energy and power. In a press statement signed and released ...

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#MinimumWage: FG, labour adjourn meeting

The Federal Government says it will continue negotiation with Organise Labour on Monday to prevent the threat of strike over non transmission of the New National Minimum Wage to the National Assembly. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this after meeting with the labour leaders on Friday in Abuja. The National Executive Council of the NLC had ...

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#2019Budget: N7bn Allocation For Buhari’s Presidential Air Fleet Equals 2017, 2018 Combined

Oladeinde Olawoyin The Nigerian government has proposed to spend N7.30 billion (7,297,022,065) on the Presidential Air Fleet (PAF) in the 2019 budget proposal, according to details obtained from the Budget Office of the Federation. This is almost equals to the amount budgeted for the 2017 and 2018 combined. According to the Premium Times report, the proposed expenditure is about 67 ...

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