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Trump calls Buhari “Lifeless” After April Meeting

The United States president Donald Trump referred to his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari as “lifeless” shortly after a meeting between the two leaders on April 30, Financial Times said on Monday. Donald Trump and Muhammadu Buhari – Trump called Buhari “lifeless” after April meeting – Financial TimesBuhari, the first sub-Saharan Africa president to meet Trump since he was sworn in ...

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[Full Speech] Lake Chad Basin Ministers converge in Abuja to adopt Regional Strategy for Stabilization, Recovery and Resilience

Ten ministers from Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) Members States and the Country Director, UNDP Nigeria, Samuel Bawyal  had converged in a ministerial conference alongside other renowned experts towards the validation of the draft Regional Strategy for Stabilization, Recovery and Resilience in Abuja yesterday. The meeting which was a renewed commitment and collaborations amongst the LCBC and the African (AU), supported ...

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Stakeholders task govt on improved curriculum, technological hubs for students!

Some stakeholders on Saturday in Lagos called on government at all levels to upgrade education curriculum and provide more technological hubs for students in tertiary institutions. The stakeholders made the call in interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and online reporters at the closing of a free four-weekend Java training programme organised by Paradigm Initiative. About 17 undergraduates ...

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Divorce, Breakdown in Families, Mental illness and What Nigerian, Blogger Jenny Chisom Tagged “Find Love Again”#Flag4Men

The family remains the smallest and most impactful unit of any nation or world. In Africa especially, it is usually a pride to show off. Most recently however, the spate of broken trust in love relationships is leading to negative trends which stare us all in the face daily and it seems no one can broach the topic at least ...

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Falana Drags Museveni To UN Over Grave Human Rights Violations In Uganda

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has dragged Uganda and President Yoweri Museveni to the United Nations over allegations of grave human rights violations in that country. In the urgent appeal sent Friday, Falana asked the special rapporteurs to use their good offices and position to “urgently investigate ongoing reports of clampdown on the rights to freedom of expression, peaceful ...

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CBN pumps $543m, CNY 63m into Forex market!

In another major round of interventions, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday, August 23 and Friday, August 24, 2018, injected a total sum of $543.22 million and CNY 63.21 million into the inter-bank foreign exchange market. At the Thursday’s trading, the Bank offered the sum of $100,000,000 as wholesale interventions and allocated the sum of $55,000,000 to the ...

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Adamawa State: FG commences N22.7bn road rehabilitation project

The Federal Government has flagged off the rehabilitation of the 122 kilometre Mayo Belwa-Jada-Ganye-Toungo road in Adamawa which will cost N22.7 billion. Mr Babatunde Fashola, (SAN) the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, disclosed this in a statement by Mr Theodore Ogaziechi, the Director of Information in the ministry. Fashola, represented by Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, the Minister of State 1 ...

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DR Congo rolls out prototype Ebola drugs as death toll rises to 67

An outbreak of Ebola in eastern DR Congo has killed 67 people this month, authorities said on Saturday, as they roll out a battery of new drugs to tackle the virus amid concerns it has spread to a rebel-encircled area. A total of 105 cases have been reported since the flare-up of Ebola began on August 1 in Mangina in ...

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Nigeria Good News: Our Focus In 2018 Is To Lift Nigerians Out Of Poverty — Osinbajo Says

Nigeria Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has again given the citizens some good news to look forward to in 2018. Osinbajo has been quoted as saying that the focus of the Buhari administration in 2018 and beyond, is to take Nigerians, especially the common man, out of poverty. He said all government’s programmes and projects were geared towards achieving that good ...

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Buhari to commission $250m international breweries in Ogun State

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, next week inaugurate the $250million state-of-the-art International Breweries in Ogun State. The brewery, said to be the biggest in West Africa, is located at kilometre 3, Flowergate Industrial Scheme, along the Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway. The Plant Manager, Tony Agah, speaking to journalists at the premises of the factory, said the plant is the brewer’s fourth ...

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