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Nigeria News In: February 2017

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Osinbajo inaugurates SDGs private sector group

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday inaugurated the Sustainable Development Goals Private Sector Advisory Group (SDG- PSAG) with an advice on the elite to...
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South Africa deports 97 Nigerians

South Africa deports 97 Nigerians for committing various offences The post South Africa deports 97 Nigerians appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Source: NAN
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Aisha Buhari plans orphanage for Boko Haram victims

The deputy governor of Borno state, Alh. Usman Mamman Durkwa laid the foundation for the Aisha Buhari Orphanage and School on Bama Road, Maiduguri...
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EFCC begins the trial of Emeka Mba

The trial of Emeka Mba, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has begun. He is facing a 15-count charge of money...
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Xenophobia: Time for action from NEPAD Continental

By Lizzy Okoji The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, has called on the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)...
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UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina sworn-in

Amina Mohammed, Nigeria's immediate past Minister of Environment, sworn-in as Deputy Secretary-General of the UN at the UN Headquarters in New York.. The post...
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Okada riders help Nigeria’s economy – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that motorcycles and tricycles should not be banned nationwide because doing so would affect the nation’s economy...
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NASS, NEPAD to reverse unemployment in Nigeria

The National Assembly (NASS) has assured the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) of its continued support to enhance cooperation in Africa and liberate...
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Osinbajo meets with Gov. Ikpeazu

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo meets with the Abia state governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Tuesday at the state house on the follow-up to the...
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Osinbajo meets with Gov. Ikpeazor

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo meets with the Abia state governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Tuesday at the state house on the follow-up to the...
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Dangote turns Nigeria cement exporter

Dangote Cement Plc exported 0.4 million tons of cement to other countries in 2016, 54 per cent more than what it shipped in 2015. The...
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Bank workers donate salaries to sick children

Wema Bank Plc says it staff have donated their February salaries for the treatment of sick children in emergency wards of three government-owned hospitals...
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China lifts 12m people out of poverty

China beat its annual target by lifting 12.4 million people out of poverty in 2016, due to improved financial resources, official data showed...
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FG completes repairs on Abuja-Kaduna road

The federal government on Tuesday inaugurated the Abuja-Kaduna road which was given an emergency facelift with the sum of N1.1 billion. The post FG completes...
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2017: NHIS seeks N32bn for health insurance

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has requested the sum of N32 billion for its activities in the 2017 fiscal year. The post 2017: NHIS...
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Power supply: NEPAD gives hope to Nigerians

By Lizzy Akoji The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) says it is targeting to electrify 80 per cent household in Nigeria by 2040....
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NEPAD commits 35m Euros to skills development

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) says it will invest 35 million euros in youth empowerment and skill development in five African countries...
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No African leader wins $5m Mo Ibrahim Prize

No African leader found suitable for the second year to win the Mo Ibrahim $5million Political Leadership Prize, last won in 2014 by Namibia's...
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No African leader wins $5m Mo Ibrahim Prize

No African leader found suitable for the second year to win the Mo Ibrahim $5million Political Leadership Prize, last won in 2014 by Namibia's...
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Healthcare: Omoworare saves 1,600 constituents

Sen. Babajide Omoware representing Osun East Federal Constituency has saved members of his constituency from various forms of illnesses which they could not afford...

Nigeria’s Cursed Campaigns On Break-Up

Of recent, there have been meaningless cacophonies from some misguided Nigerians about the break-up of Nigeria. Their western collaborators, who earlier publicized a failed...

Don Jazzy Challenges Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Popular music producer of Marvins record, Don Jazzy has said that he can no longer be a brand Ambassador at this stage of his...
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Nedbank downgrades Ecobank stocks

South Africa's Nedbank writes down the value of its investment in pan-African Ecobank by almost 50% The post Nedbank downgrades Ecobank stocks appeared...
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Economy showing signs of recovery – NBS

Indications emerges that the Nigerian economy is on its way out of recession considering the 2016 overall and last quarter GDP reports. The post Economy...
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Nigeria will attract $10b oil, gas investment

Nigeria will attract more than 10 billion dollars investments in the oil and gas industry in the next five years, the Petroleum minister Ibe...

Oscars 2017 failed due to concentration on my policies – Donald...

President Donald Trump on Monday said controversy at Oscars 2017 was due to organizers’ concentration on him and politics rather than on the show. Trump...
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Gov. Obiano appoints physically-challenged Perm Sec

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra appoints a physically-challenged and eight others permanent secretaries with a call on them to develop the state. The post Gov....
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Gov. Obiano appoints physically-challenged Perm Sec

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra appoints a physically-challenged and eight others permanent secretaries with a call on them to develop the state. The post Gov....
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Gov. Obiano appoints physical-challenged Perm Sec

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra appoints physically-challenged and eight others permanent secretaries with a call on them to develop the state. The post Gov. Obiano...

K1 De Ultimate converts multimillion naira Lagos mansion to Central Mosque

K1 De Ultimate discovered his interest in music when he was 8. His parents initially opposed but he continued to pursue his passion and...

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