How Nigerian govt, states shared N2.56 trillion in six months

The federal government, thirty-six states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have so far shared the sum of N2.56 trillion in the first half of 2017 from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), an investigation by Economic

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NANS wants Buhari to reshuffle cabinet

The National Association of Nigerian Students has expressed delight over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after a medical vacation in London. Mr. Buhari returned to Nigeria on Saturday after 103 days in London for medical treatment

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9 confirmed dead in Lagos boat mishap

Lagos State Government on Sunday confirmed the death of nine persons in the boat mishap which occurred at the weekend in Ilashe area of the state. In a statement issued by the Managing Director of Lagos State Waterways Authority, LASWA,

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Demand for Saudi riyals up due to Hajj

Demand for Saudi riyals has increased at banks, and at local and foreign exchanges, as pilgrims and tourist companies use the currency for their Hajj needs, bankers told Aleqtesadiah newspaper. The most exchanged currency during Hajj is the US dollar

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Pilgrims visit Jabal Al-Rahmah before crowds arrive

Pilgrims from all over the world are enjoying uncrowded conditions at the holy places before thousands of pilgrims descend on the historical sites at Arafat, including Jabal Al-Rahmah (Mountain of Mercy) and Namirah Mosque. The head of the Historical Center

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North America warms up for Monday’s total solar eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights — a total solar eclipse. This path, where

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Paris Club refund: Ondo workers reject Akeredolu’s 80% payment

As the Ondo State Government began to pay the workers of the state the 80 percent of their September 2016 salary arrears from the second tranche of the Paris Club refund of the Federal Government, the orgnised labour unions in

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Kogi govt declares public holiday over Buhari’s return

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has declared Monday, August 21 as public holiday and Thanksgiving day to commemorate the safe return of  President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation in London. A statement issued on Sunday in Lokoja by

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Rashidi Yekini’s daughter reveals plan for Nollywood

Yemisi, the first daughter of Nigeria’s most prolific goal poacher, Rashidi Yekini, is set for life after graduation. Yemisi, who a little over a week ago bagged a degree in Cinematography from the De Monforte University in Leicester City, United

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Nigerian pilgrims want Buhari to tackle economy

Nigerian pilgrims in Medina have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the economy so as to make life bearable for the Nigerians. The pilgrims however are happy on the safe return of Mr President to the country after spending 103

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