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  Dr. Chris Ngige By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, Thursday said his 34 months renaissance as Governor of Anambra State was unrivalled, therefore dismissing a parody performance rating of him by Governor Willie Obiano as hogwash. Ngige in a statement by his media office insisted that Governor Obiano has failed woefully in his ...
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Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State says administration’s ease of doing business policy and other forms of vital support for businesses have attracted over $100 million agribusiness investments into the state in the last two years. Fayemi announced at the commissioning of a multi-million naira integrated snail farm in Okemesi-Ekiti. The Egbeja Snail Farm which will produce 2,600 metric tons ...
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The Federal Government has come under fire by critics over its plans to pay one million poor and vulnerable individuals N5,000 monthly each for six months through the Covid-19 Cash Transfer project. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had on Tuesday at the launch of the Covid-19 Rapid Response Registration (RRR) Cash transfer project said the initiative would help to alleviate poverty ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the abducted students in Katsina, December 18th, 2020. PHOTO Bayo Omoboriowo …NSA to hold security meeting over illegal mining By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, ABUJA IRKED by the daily onslaught by bandits on innocent citizens, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Security Adviser, NSA, Major General Babagana Monguno, retd, to rise up to the occasion and ensure ...
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The Nigeria Railway Cooperation (NRC) is to link up with the Ministry of Finance to ensure payment of the $500million credit facility from the Chinese government for the construction of railway. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, gave the directive to NRC at the official launch of the E-ticketing platform on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, the E-ticketing is ...
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Ibraheem el-Zakzaky and wife, Zeenat …says she’s yet to be isolated, hospitalized, treated By Luminous Jannamike As the second wave of COVID-19 continues to rage in the country, Zeenat, wife of Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, has tested positive for the virus, fuelling fears of mass infection at the Kaduna Correctional Centre, where the ...
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Nigeria map indicating Edo State By Ozioruva Aliu, Benin The office of the Edo State Head of Service (HoS) has been closed because four staff of the office have tested positive to COVID-19 despite strict instruction of compliance to the disease’ safety protocols. This development led to the Head of Service, Anthony Okungbowa moving around all ministries to preach compliance ...
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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has disclosed the approval for the implementation of the Executive Order 5 guidelines by the  federal government which is aimed at placing Nigerian professionals at the center of economic and social development of the country. The Minister revealed this when he received the Association of Computer Village Technology Merchants of Nigeria ...
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Last weekend, Isa Ali Pantami, Nigeria’s minister of communications and digital economy, flew to Cairo, the Egyptian capital, to meet with his counterpart Amr Talaat, Egyptian minister of communications and information technology. The objective of the visit was to cement collaboration that will strengthen the African Union. But it could have been more. If Pantami… This content is for Standard ...
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Bala Usman By Godwin Oritse President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, rejigged the Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA just as it approved the re-appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), for an additional five-year tenure. A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said that the ...
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The federal government has commenced the distribution of N20,000 to  rural women in the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) under the Grant for Rural Women Project and Symbolic Disbursement programme taking place in states across the federation. Speaking Thursday in Abuja during the event, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar ...
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Factional chairman Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ebonyi state, Onyekachi Nwebonyi, Thursday invaded the premises of Ebonyi State High Court, Abakaliki, protesting the decision of Justice Vincent Nwanchor to recuse himself from entertaining a suit they filed before it. While Justice Nwanchor made his decision known as the third judge in a row to reject the bidding of the plaintiffs in suit ...
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Lagos-Ibadan rail By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja Following complaints of racketeering and sundry ills by passengers plying the Abuja-Kaduna railway corridor, the federal government, Thursday, launched the e-ticketing solution in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who presided over the virtual exercise, said with the launch, passengers could now procure their tickets online without undergoing the hassle ...
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Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi State By Tordue Salem, Abuja Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, said the military handed over leadership of the country in 1999, to incompetent civilians. He attributed the failures recorded in governance within the period, to that decision, 22 years ago. The helmsman of the “Power State”, gave his opinion on Thursday in Abuja, at a ...
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No fewer than 49 investors/claimants in Nigeria who suffered pecuniary losses in 2020 got total compensation of N17.02 million from Investors’ Protection Fund (IPF), said Oscar Onyema, CEO, Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The purpose of the Investors’ Protection Fund is to compensate investors with genuine claims of pecuniary loss against dealing member firms resulting from: insolvency, bankruptcy or negligence of ...
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Activities of profit takers in Nigeria’s equities market caused an unexpected negative close recorded Thursday January 21 on the Bourse. Except for industrial goods (+0.27percent), all other NSE sectoral indices closed in the red zone. Despite negative close on Thursday, market watchers on Custom Street, Lagos expect Friday’s trading session to be mixed due to… This content is for Standard ...
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The success rate of a global vaccine roll-out that will accelerate economic growth and increase oil demand will be crucial in shifting oil price back to growth mode in 2021, Standard Chartered has said. In recent weeks, optimism about the mass rollout of coronavirus vaccines appears to have been tempered by the resurgent rate of… This content is for Standard ...
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ROTIMI FADEYI, ABUJA President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared that Nigeria would strengthen its position as regional leader in the oil and gas industry, even as his administration would spare no effort in ensuring maximum benefit from the nation’s huge natural resources. A statement issued by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, […] The post Nigeria will ...
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Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh. Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious sentiments in the efforts to end banditry and kidnapping across the country. The All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain said “Nigerians need to wake up to the reality that preventing or arresting criminal activities such as kidnapping and banditry cannot be achieved by massaging ...
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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu ..50,000 farmers registered in four years-Agric commissioner By Ola Ajayi Fresh facts emerged on how the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu relocated relevant portions of two Laws to pronounce an ultimatum that herders should vacate Government Reserved Forests. The Laws are the Land Use Act of 1978 and the Trade Cattle Tax Law of Ondo. Although the ...
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