June 12 – Abiola-Costello Denies Attacking Obasanjo, Others

[Premium Times] Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of late Moshood Abiola, the acclaimed winner of June 12 1993 presidential election, has dissociated herself from an article being circulated online in which disparaging remarks were made against certain …

[Premium Times] Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of late Moshood Abiola, the acclaimed winner of June 12 1993 presidential election, has dissociated herself from an article being circulated online in which disparaging remarks were made against certain individuals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Air Force Deploys Two Helicopters to Zamfara to Combat Terrorism

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Air Force says it has deployed two helicopters to 207 Quick Response Group Air Force Base in Zamfara state to combat terrorism and beef up security.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Air Force says it has deployed two helicopters to 207 Quick Response Group Air Force Base in Zamfara state to combat terrorism and beef up security.

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Bayelsa Deputy Governor Visits Oil Spill Site, Raps Shell

[Guardian] The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa, retired Rear Admiral John Jonah on Monday criticised Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) over the frequent spills on oilfields in the state.

[Guardian] The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa, retired Rear Admiral John Jonah on Monday criticised Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) over the frequent spills on oilfields in the state.

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‘Dubai Real Estate Is Haven for Money Laundering’

[Guardian] Months after the Nigerian government reached an accord with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on looted funds, a new report released last week alleged that war profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the U.S. in recent…

[Guardian] Months after the Nigerian government reached an accord with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on looted funds, a new report released last week alleged that war profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the U.S. in recent years have used Dubai's real-estate market as a haven for their assets.

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Abuja Airport Records 1.02 Million Passengers in First Quarter – FAAN

[Guardian] The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says that no fewer than 1.02 million passengers travelled through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja during the first quarter of 2018.

[Guardian] The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says that no fewer than 1.02 million passengers travelled through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja during the first quarter of 2018.

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Vaids – Lessons to Learn From Tax Amnesty

[This Day] In less than two weeks, the curtains will be drawn on the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme. Ndubuisi Francis reports that there are enormous benefits and useful lessons from the tax amnesty

[This Day] In less than two weeks, the curtains will be drawn on the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme. Ndubuisi Francis reports that there are enormous benefits and useful lessons from the tax amnesty

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Economy – All Must Work Together to Deliver the Change Nigeria Needs

[Vanguard] Abuja -So much has been said about Nigeria’s economy, with different interests espousing differing views and pushing divergent narratives – some positive and others negative. Most of those pushing the negative, do so from a point of how they…

[Vanguard] Abuja -So much has been said about Nigeria's economy, with different interests espousing differing views and pushing divergent narratives - some positive and others negative. Most of those pushing the negative, do so from a point of how they feel and what they seem to be seeing; while those pushing the positive, rely largely on the fundamentals as they continue to emerge.

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Will Yuan Swap Strengthen Naira Rate?

[Vanguard] In May this year, Godwin Emefiele, the CBN Governor; formally, enthusiastically, confirmed the establishment of a currency deal between the Bank of China and its Nigeria counterpart; Emefiele, however also reported that the details and operational guidelines relating to the ¥15bn/N720bn swap would be announced later.

[Vanguard] In May this year, Godwin Emefiele, the CBN Governor; formally, enthusiastically, confirmed the establishment of a currency deal between the Bank of China and its Nigeria counterpart; Emefiele, however also reported that the details and operational guidelines relating to the ¥15bn/N720bn swap would be announced later.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria