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Edo government serves warning notice to street traders

Edo state government has advised Street traders and persons who trade on the walkway to relocate into the market as the government would commence the enforcement of the law against street trading. The Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who ...

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APC senators remove Ndume as Senate Leader

The All Progressives Congress has removed Senator Ali Ndume as Senator majority leader, replacing him with Ahmed Lawan. He replaces Senator Ali Ndume from Borno State who had occupied the position since June 2015, when the upper chamber began the ...

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REVENUE: Customs generated N898bn in 2016

The Nigeria Customs Service has generated N898 billion as revenue in 2016, including VAT, says the service Spokesman, Mr Joseph Attah. Attah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja that the figure was however less than the ...

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Nigerian scholar appointed Rhodes Professor at Oxford University

A Nigerian scholar, Wale Adebanwi, has been appointed to the prestigious Rhodes Professorship in Race Relations in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Adebanwi, who is currently a professor at the University of ...

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Naira gains against the dollar at parallel market

The Naira on Monday appreciated at the parallel market after a two-week losing streak. The currency gained three points to exchange at N490, from N493 it posted last Friday, while the pound sterling and the euro traded at N600 and ...

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How Jonathan, Diezani collected $466m bribe in Malabu oil deal

Former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan and Diezani Alison-Madueke, immediate past petroleum minister, were allegedly given bribes in the $1.3 billion deal involving ENI and Royal Dutch Shell. Jonathan, Alison-Madueke, and other government officials benefitted from a sum of $466m which ...

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CAN thanks Buhari for Obazee’s removal

Following the sack of Jim Obazee’s from his position as executive secretary of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has hailed the president’s decision. General Secretary Rev. ...

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FG suspends Corporate Governance Code

The Nigerian government has suspended a corporate governance code issued by the country’s Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, FRC. The Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechuckwu Enelamah, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday, after President Muhammadu Buhari’s ...

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Former Niger governor Abdulkadir Kure, dies at 60; 3-day mourning declared

A former governor of Niger, Alhaji Abdulkadir Kure, is dead. Kure died on Sunday in a German hospital at the age of 60. The Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party in Niger, Tanko Beji, confirmed the death of the former two-term ...

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Akufo-Addo sworn in as Ghana’s President

Nana Akufo-Addo was sworn in on Saturday as Ghana’s new president at a ceremony in Accra, the country’s capital. In a speech as he took office, the president said “I will not let the good people of Ghana down. “I ...

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