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Buhari to depart for China Friday, August 31

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday leave for China to participate in the seventh Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled to hold on September 3 and 4, 2018 in Beijing. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement, said the president’s first engagement in Beijing would be an interactive ...

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YALI Network declares her commitment to promote culture of Accountability, Transparency in Nigeria!

Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI Network FACE2FACE) Abuja has declared her commitments to promote and support the entrenching culture of Transparency and accountability through her several interventions and projects. One of which is the forthcoming Accountability and Transparency Summit scheduled to hold between 4th and 6th of September, 2018 in Abuja. This declaration was made today at the Press Conference ...

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Development partners, CSOs launch Vote4WASH campaign, encourage citizens to prioritize WASH

As we count down to Nigeria’s 2019 general elections, WaterAid and other development partners continue to highlight the importance of clean water and decent toilet to the general wellbeing of Nigerians and make the case for clean water, basic sanitation and good hygiene to be given priority in the country’s development agenda. Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) remain one of ...

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NNPC Plans New Subsidiary for Commercial Bunkering Operations

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed it would set up a new subsidiary company to undertake the business of commercial petroleum products bunkering on the waters of Nigeria. It explained in a statement its Group General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, issued on Wednesday in Abuja that the move was aimed at consolidating its foothold on shipping ...

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TRAVELSTART, UBER ANNOUNCE FLIGHT PARTNERSHIP WITH ‘UBERESCAPE’

Travelstart, Africa’s leading Online Travel Agency has announced the launch of ‘UberEscape,’ a collaboration between Travelstart and Uber to allow customers book flights through the Uber app. In September customers will be able to book their flights by simply opening their Uber app and clicking on ’UberEscape.’ Customers will then be directed to the secure ’UberEscape’ website where they can ...

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UK Announces £70m Programme That Will Create 100,000 Jobs in Nigeria

The UK Government has announced a new £70million programme to create 100,000 jobs in Nigeria, says the Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin. Baldwin said this during a business event as part of the activities for Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Nigeria on Wednesday. Baldwin, who led a business delegation to the event, said that the programme would ...

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PDP tells Buhari to account for N4trn oil money

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to explain the whereabouts of the N4 trillion unremitted oil revenue and other financial rots in the Presidency as detailed in the audit report by Price Waterhouse Cooper, a firm commissioned by his administration. The party said the report has further confirmed that President Buhari has been presiding over a ...

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Ahead Of 2019 Elections, Buhari Reads Riot Act To Partisan Security Agents

By Senator Iroegbu, Abuja The President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to deal with any security agency and personnel found wanting or partisan in a manner that jeopardises the free, fair and transparent nature of the 2019 general election. Buhari’s warning was conveyed on Tuesday by the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen. Mohammed Monguno (rtd) at the Interagency Consultative Committee on ...

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The 5 Golden Girls From Anambra Get Cash, Scholarship from State Government

In recognition of their feat at the 2018 Technovation World Challenge, the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has reportedly offered scholarships and cash prizes of N1 million each to the 5 young girls who won the Junior Gold medal at the challenge in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, USA. The team of 5 girls Codenamed “Save A Soul” from Regina Pacis Model Secondary School ...

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Sad! Harvard University uses Nigeria as a Case Study of a Failed African Country

Nigeria has yet again been ‘disgraced’ internationally, following an assignment Harvard University gave to its students in which Nigeria was used as a case study of a failed African country. The question Harvard University gave its students reads; Africa is growing. Seven of the the ten fastest growing economies in the world are in Africa, and the continent’s largest economies ...

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