Crisis – FUT Minna Requires N70 Million to Fix Damaged Structures

[Daily Trust] Minna -About N70 million is required to fix part of the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna in Niger state torched during the recent protest by some of the students.

[Daily Trust] Minna -About N70 million is required to fix part of the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna in Niger state torched during the recent protest by some of the students.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IFC Official Faults Nigeria’s Economic Recovery Plan

[This Day] An official of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Ms. Essien Lore yesterday faulted the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, which the federal government formally unveiled penultimate week, describing it as ambitious and its timefram…

[This Day] An official of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Ms. Essien Lore yesterday faulted the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, which the federal government formally unveiled penultimate week, describing it as ambitious and its timeframe as relatively short.

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Nigerian Universities May Close Again Soon, ASUU Warns

[This Day] Bauchi -The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has vowed that it members nationwide may go on strike soon if the federal and state governments fail to redeem their promises bordering on the welfare of lecturers and re-positioning pu…

[This Day] Bauchi -The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has vowed that it members nationwide may go on strike soon if the federal and state governments fail to redeem their promises bordering on the welfare of lecturers and re-positioning public universities to meet international standards.

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Naira Gains As CBN Auctions $150m Fx Forwards

[This Day] The naira appreciated slightly on the parallel market on Thursday following last Wednesday’s sale of a total of $150 million through foreign exchange (FX) forwards by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

[This Day] The naira appreciated slightly on the parallel market on Thursday following last Wednesday's sale of a total of $150 million through foreign exchange (FX) forwards by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

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5 Hacked to Death in Benue Mysterious Attack

[Vanguard] No fewer than five persons have been reportedly killed in a late night attack on Mbayongo, Nganbeya district of Katsina/Ala Local Government Area of Benue State by unknown armed men.

[Vanguard] No fewer than five persons have been reportedly killed in a late night attack on Mbayongo, Nganbeya district of Katsina/Ala Local Government Area of Benue State by unknown armed men.

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How I Survived After My Car Went Up in Flames – Former Beauty Queen

[Premium Times] Ex-beauty queen and owner of Rikaoto By Me fashion line, Mariam Elisha, said she is yet to recover from trauma after her car went up in flames on Eko Bridge, Lagos on Sunday afternoon.

[Premium Times] Ex-beauty queen and owner of Rikaoto By Me fashion line, Mariam Elisha, said she is yet to recover from trauma after her car went up in flames on Eko Bridge, Lagos on Sunday afternoon.

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Opposition Demands Zuma be Probed Over Grant Deduction Statements

[Daily Maverick] IFP MP Mkhuleko Hlengwa has asked for President Jacob Zuma to be investigated for misleading Parliament. It’s a serious matter, tantamount to being caught out lying. On Thursday the president said there was no proof of illegal deductio…

[Daily Maverick] IFP MP Mkhuleko Hlengwa has asked for President Jacob Zuma to be investigated for misleading Parliament. It's a serious matter, tantamount to being caught out lying. On Thursday the president said there was no proof of illegal deductions from social security grants. A year ago he said these illegal deductions had increased. A day after the Constitutional Court heard arguments on the debacle of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the Cash Paymaster (CPS) contract, there was no way politicia

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