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NCC moves To Intervene in Latest 9Mobile – Teleology Holdings Crisis

Following the recent hiccup in the conclusion of the Teleology takeover of Nigerian telecom company, 9Mobile, regulatory body, the NCC has decided to step back into the matter. The regulator is looking to avoid a breakdown in the transition process falling the sale last November.V 9mobile’s troubles may not be over yet, as Adrian Wood and Teleology Holdings move to withdraw from the ...

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China vows to support Nigeria in combating insurgency

The Peoples Republic of China on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigeria to assist Nigeria’s Armed Forces strengthen its counter insurgency measures. The Hon Minister of Defence Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali and the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Dr  Ziyou Pingjian signed  the MOU on behalf of their countries.  Col Tukur Gusau the Public Relations Officer to the Defence ...

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“Nigerians must vote in the right leadership into Office, -Bishop Adeoye

The only patriotic thing Nigerians can do in the forthcoming elections is to vote out bad government and allow fresh people with vision and ability that can move the nation forward take over, Bishop Seun Adeoye of Sufficient Grace and Truth Ministry, Okinni, Osun State has urged the citizens. Bishop Adeoye, who is also the Spokesman of World Bishops Council, ...

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FG yet to reach an agreement with us! – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has refuted having any agreement with the Nigerian government. “The @ASUUNGR is hereby issuing this statement to inform the General public and by extension students of Nigerian universities that “the union has not reached any agreement with @AsoRock,” ASUU tweeted Wednesday night. Biodun Ogunyemi, national president of ASUU, said “It was just yesterday ...

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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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#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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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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#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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Nigeria To Lose 27% Of Its Oil Production

Nigeria is to lose about 226,300,000 million barrels of oil production in 2019, representing about 27 per cent of its current year’s target. The loss is sequel to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decision to cut the country’s production quota from January 1, 2019. According to an arrangement by the oil cartel, OPEC members will reduce production by ...

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“From VAT alone FG generates N808bn in 2018′ – NBS

National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said the revenue generated from Value Added Tax, VAT, from sectoral distribution from first to third quarters of 2018 was N808 billion. VAT is a consumption tax placed on a product whenever value is added at each stage of the supply chain, from production to the point of sale. Sectoral Distribution of VAT for ...

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