Monthly Archives: May 2017

Nigeria protests violation of its Washington embassy by US secret service

The Nigerian embassy in Washington has protested to the US government over the violation of its premises by the secret service agents following a fracas between two local workers. Hakeem Balogun, the acting ambassador/charge d’affaires, told NAN that a “protest ...

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YES 4G WORKSHOP: Develop yourself and lead the way through entrepreneurship

YES4G; YOUTH EMPOWERMENT STRATEGY FOR GOD, a newly formed initiative whose sole aim is to develop a culture of excellence through TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY, INTERGRITY AND HONESTY among the youths, presents a workshop with the theme: Develop yourself and lead the ...

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Why Made-in-Nigeria will give small businesses a boost

Nigerian Federal Government should be commended for putting the spotlight on local manufacturers through initiatives such as the Made-in-Nigeria Dress Days and an Executive Order compelling state agencies to direct at 40% of procurement to Made-in-Nigeria goods and services. That’s ...

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Oyo state flag-off health insurance scheme

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday flagged off the state health insurance scheme, saying it would improve health care service delivery to the people. Speaking at the flag off ceremony held at the Civic Centre in Ibadan, the ...

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INEC accuses Gov. Yahaya Bello of illegal, double registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello of double registration for Permanent Voter Card against electoral law. The commission disclosed this in a statement issued by Prince Solomon Soyebi, INEC National Commissioner ...

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Saudi Arabia announces date for commencement of 2017 Ramadan fast

Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, has announced that the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan will begin on Saturday, state media said on Thursday. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims worldwide as ...

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FG declares Monday May 29 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 29th May 2017 as Public Holiday to celebrate the 2017 Democracy Day. Making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, congratulated Nigerians for ...

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50th Anniversary of Biafra: We are greater together – Osinbajo

At a function to mark 50 years after the failed secession of South East,  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, said  the “greatest responsibility of Nigerian leaders today is to give a pathway to unity in diversity”. Osinbajo emphasised the need for ...

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OPEC admits Equatorial Guinea as member

Africa’s third-biggest oil producer, Equatorial Guinea, has been accepted as a new member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Reuters reports on Thursday. Equatorial Guinea said in January it was seeking to become OPEC’s 14th member and ...

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Manchester Bombing: UK furious over US leaks, stops intel sharing with US

British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States, the BBC reported on Thursday, because of fears that leaks to the U.S. media could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at ...

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