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NGF Partners Gates Foundation, Get $2m To Boost Domestic Revenue, Others

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have entered into a three-year partnership aimed at strengthening cross state policies and financial resources that will boost revenue

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Nigeria’s Mechandise Trade Increased By N661.5bn In Q3 2016

Data from a new report by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has shown that Nigeria’s merchandise in the third

Senate Condemns Data Tariff Hike, Says It’s High Sense Of Irresponsibility By NCC

By Ayobami Joel, Abuja The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday urged Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, to immediately stop the planned data

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Exclusive: FG Directs DGs, MDs, Others To Travel By Economy Class

The Nigerian Government has directed that henceforth all director generals; executive secretaries; managing directors as well as heads of all government agencies in the country travel on economic class tickets

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Interview

INTERVIEW: How El-Rufai, Ribadu Betrayed Me – Atiku — Premium Times

As an only child, he grew up without a father and learned to fight his own battles from an early age.  Atiku Abubakar, Turaki Adamawa, rose above the challenges of

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Nigerian Power Sector Needs Total Overhauling – Idris Mohammed

Alhaji Idris Mohammed is the former Managing Director of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KADECO) and founder and Chief Executive Officer

“I Can Sell My Sperm For N20m But…” – Uti Nwachukwu

In an interview, handsome actor, model and BBA winner Uti Nwachukwu says he cannot act nude in any movie because

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Abuse And Poor Pay: The Reality Of African Footballers

A major survey into global football shows that life for the vast majority of African footballers is a far cry from the glitz and glamour of those lucky enough to

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Economic Mismanagement and a Bag of Rice

Much as I appreciate what the media has done by publicising the speech delivered by Dr Oby Ezekwesili at the Inaugural Business Lecture of the Lagos Country Club, I am

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“We Owe Debt Of Gratitude To Families Of Fallen Heroes, We Will Not Forget”

I am delighted to welcome you all to the formal launching of the 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Emblem and Appeal Fund. We are gathered here today to observe a

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Who is Hon. Justice W.S. Nkanu Onnoghen CFR, the New Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria?

Hon. Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, CFR (Commander of the Federal Republic) was born on 22nd December, 1950 at Okurike

Transcript Of US President-Elect Donald Trump’s Victory Speech

“Thank you. Thank you very much, everyone. Sorry to keep you waiting. Complicated business, complicated. Thank you very much. I’ve

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Governors and the politics of succession

By Reuben Abati The recent Governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states threw up a number of issues about the politics of succession in Nigeria. In Edo state, you would think

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