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CBN Threatens Stiff Sanctions Against Banks Hoarding Forex

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned of stiff sanctions against any financial institution in the country that hoards foreign exchange from potential customers. Our correspondents investigations revealed that

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OPEC Endorses Nigeria’s Position On Oil Production Cut

The meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee of OPEC and Non OPEC Countries ended in Vienna on Friday afternoon

Stock: Morning Outlook – 22.09.17

NIGERIA: ASI Sheds Gains on Mixed Sentiments The Nigerian bourse closed negative yesterday as the NSE ASI depreciated by 0.05%

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Interview

Recession Offers Enormous Opportunities Especially For Local Production Osinbajo Tells CNN

TRANSCRIPT OF CONVERSATION WITH THE VICE PRESIDENT CONDUCTED BY ZAIN ASHER (CNN INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT) AT THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL CONFERENCE AT THE LANDMARK EVENT CENTRE, LAGOS ON AUGUST 21, 2017.

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Amend Constitution To Devolve More Powers To States, Make Centre Less Attractive — Abubakar

Mr Mohammed Abubakar is Bauchi State governor. He is chairman of Arewa Lawyers Forum of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.

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

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Special Report

Fake News Worries ‘Are Growing’ – BBC

There is growing concern among global net users about fake news online, according to a BBC World Service poll. It also indicates mounting opposition to governments stepping in with regulation.

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Convenient Airports: Europe’s Best And Worst In 2017

It’s the added extra flight comparison sites never warn you about: How long is the airport transfer and how much will it cost me? It’s not unusual for European budget

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Mambila Power: Buhari’s Big Bang Project Set To Take Off

Wednesday, August 30th approval by the Federal Executive Council, FEC for the award of the contract for the engineering, procurement

DIEZANI ALISON-MADUEKE: What an Appetite!

N47.2 Billion and $487.5 Million in cash and properties have so far been traced to the former Minister of Petroleum

Oniha: New Era Begins At DMO

By Abimbola Johnson …. Ms. Patience Oniha, DG, Debt Management Office, Nigeria The economy of Nigeria is set to be

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Africa’s Must-do, Can-do Decade

By LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) (www.unido.org)  Since 2000 the continent of Africa has recorded impressive rates of economic growth. This remarkable performance

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For The Record

Israel Is Becoming A Rising Power Among The Nations

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Speech To The UN General Assembly, September 19, 2017: Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen, We’re in the midst of a great revolution, a revolution in Israel’s

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President Mohammadu Buhari Addresses UN General Assembly

THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 72ND SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, IN NEW YORK, ON TUESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2017

Conflict Persists As An Ugly Reality Of Our World

Been The Welcome Address Of The President Of The United Nations General Assembly At The Opening Session Of The United

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Pope Francis And The Pain Of Water Scarcity In A Thirsty World

For nearly two thousand years, the Office of the Papacy has stood as some form of universal patriarchy of humanity much beyond its headship of the Roman Catholic Church. Beyond

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The Enigma Of A Man Called Olusegun Obasanjo At 80

Hurray! At last our oga, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, who even the aged prefer to call Baba – a typical African

Adieu Tobi The Law! – A Legal Titan’s Last Journey To Bomadi

On Monday, 28th November, 2016, the serenity and self-evasiveness of the main chambers of the apex house of justice in

Oba Ewuare II And The Ascendance Of A Diplomatic King

The Greek word ‘chronologia’ pertains to the order, sequence and time line in which historical events are appreciated. Indeed, from

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Birthday/Landmark Events

Today Birthday Celebrant, Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar

Umar was born on 21 September 1949 in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State. He was educated at Government College, Sokoto (1964 – 1968), Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna, (1967 – 1972), Nigeria

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Today’s Birthday Celebrant, Late General Sani Abacha, GCON, GCFR

General Sani Abacha was born in Kano in 1943 to two Kanuri parents in 1943. Very early in life, he attended the Nigerian Military Training College and Mons Officer Cadet School before being commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant in 1963.

Birthday Celebrant For Today, Professor Amina Mama

Professor Mama was born on 19 September 1958 in Zaria, Kaduna State to Nigerian-British parents. She is a writer, feminist and academic. Her main areas of focus have been post-colonial, militarist and gender issues. Variously, she has lived in Africa,

CPJ To Release Report On Cameroon’s Press Freedom Crackdown

New York, September 15, 2017—The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, “Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent,” on September 20. Cameroonian authorities have used a broad anti-terror law, enacted

Alake Of Egbaland Celebrates

Oba Gbadebo was born on 14 September 1943, into the Laarun Ruling House of Egbaland. He is a grandson of the sixth Alake of Egbaland, Oba Gbadebo, who ruled from 1898 to 1920, and is a nephew of Oba Gbadebo

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