Kachikwu, Baru, Peterside seek improvement in Nigeria’s oil export

Stakeholders in the oil and gas as well as the maritime industry, converged in Abuja, sought leeway to export Nigerian crude oil in order to attract maximum benefits. The meeting led by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, and the Nigerian Maritime

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Kwankwasiyya raises N41m for Kano foreign students

Kwankwasiyya Development Foundation has raised a total of N41m to assist Kano indigene medical students that are currently studying in Egypt and Sudan respectively. The money was raised in Kano during a special fund raising organised by the Kwankwasiyya Development Foundation to assist

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NCC to develop new pricing structure for broadband, data services

Ahead of the revolution expected to happen when broadband services become more ubiquitous in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is to develop a new and proper pricing structure for high speed Internet services in Nigeria. The move is

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Kwara Gov dissolves cabinet, drops advisers, assistants

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has dissolved the state executive council with effect from 18th January 2018.  Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, who made the announcement in a statement issued in Ilorin, the state capital on Thursday,

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I will vote Buhari in 2019, as a payback, Nigerian lady vows

By Amina Isah, Abuja A Nigerian lady identified as Roviel King via her twitter handle has vowed to vote for Buhari as a payback come 2019. She narrated how she will vote for Buhari to be re-elected as the President

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Nigerians should get ready for longer queues -Tanker drivers

Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) on Wednesday threatened to boycott bad roads should the Federal Government fail to  repairs  important  roads before the rains begin. The PTD National Chairman, Comrade Salimon Oladiti made the threat in Abuja in a statement signed

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Ethiopian opposition leader gets freedom from prison

Ethiopia has freed prominent opposition leader Merera Gudina, with charges against him dropped, as part of a wider amnesty for political detainees. Merera was taken into custody in 2016 shortly after returning from Europe where he spoke out at the

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Benue people storm Abuja over killings of farmers by Fulani herdsmen

Citizens of Benue State, on Thursday, stormed Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to protest the killings recently perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the state.  The protesters stormed the FCT with different inscriptions such as: “this is an invasion, not communal crisis; Mr

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Ebonyi schools closed for ‘seven schooldays’ over Lassa Fever outbreak

Public primary and secondary schools in Ebonyi State have been closed down for “seven school days” as part of efforts to curb the spread of Lassa fever in the state. John Eke, Ebonyi State Commissioner for Education, said this during

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2018 Hajj: FCT Muslim Pilgrims Board to end collection of deposit February

By Taofeek Lawal, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board (FCT-MPWB) has said it will end the collection of hajj deposits for this year’s hajj by the end of February. The Director of the Board, Mallam Muhammad Bashir,

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