Lagos Jazz Series Quintet Makes History

[This Day] Few months ago, they lunged and tore at each other like heat-crazed feral cats, but as you read, the bitterness and angst that seized have dissipated, without trace. Thus the top business people are wiser now. Having experienced the motions …

[This Day] Few months ago, they lunged and tore at each other like heat-crazed feral cats, but as you read, the bitterness and angst that seized have dissipated, without trace. Thus the top business people are wiser now. Having experienced the motions of the action and counteraction that ignites the reciprocal struggle of discordant powers, they have settled their beef and achieved harmony with the universe.

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Report – Oil Output Rises in Nigeria, Others More Than Offset Venezuela Drop

[This Day] A new report by the oil pricing group, Platts indicates that the crude oil production increases in Nigeria, Libya, and Saudi Arabia have pushed output by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) up by 220,000 barrels per day …

[This Day] A new report by the oil pricing group, Platts indicates that the crude oil production increases in Nigeria, Libya, and Saudi Arabia have pushed output by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) up by 220,000 barrels per day and more than offset production drop in Venezuela.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Etisalat Prize for Literature Call for Entries

[This Day] Following the successful completion of the fourth edition of its flagship pan-African literary prize, telecommunications company Etisalat, has announced a call for entries for its 2018 Prize for Literature. Opened this month, the closing dea…

[This Day] Following the successful completion of the fourth edition of its flagship pan-African literary prize, telecommunications company Etisalat, has announced a call for entries for its 2018 Prize for Literature. Opened this month, the closing deadline is September 18, 2017.

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Aggrieved Youths Threaten Niger Delta Peace Over Amnesty Programme

[Guardian] The political solution to end youth restiveness in the volatile oil-producing Niger Delta region of Nigeria that was successfully introduced during the Yar’Adua/Jonathan administration may be heading for the rocks as aggrieved youths residen…

[Guardian] The political solution to end youth restiveness in the volatile oil-producing Niger Delta region of Nigeria that was successfully introduced during the Yar'Adua/Jonathan administration may be heading for the rocks as aggrieved youths resident in the area called for the overhaul of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) or else they return to the creeks.

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Naira Gains As CBN Offers $450 Million in One Week

[Guardian] The naira strengthened further against the dollar at the weekend as it exchanged for N365 per dollar at the parallel market, following two interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), which totalled $449.3 million.

[Guardian] The naira strengthened further against the dollar at the weekend as it exchanged for N365 per dollar at the parallel market, following two interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), which totalled $449.3 million.

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Adeleke’s Victory and New Realities in Osun Politics

[Guardian] With the final results of last Saturday’s Osun West Senatorial District bye-election to fill the vacant seat created by the death, last April, of second term Senator Isiaka Adeleke, a fresh vista of new realities has been opened for the poli…

[Guardian] With the final results of last Saturday's Osun West Senatorial District bye-election to fill the vacant seat created by the death, last April, of second term Senator Isiaka Adeleke, a fresh vista of new realities has been opened for the politics of Osun State.

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Will Nigeria Survive Biafra?

[Guardian] In real life, people are told that quitters never win and winners never quit. That aphorism has proven true at the level of individual entrepreneurship and endeavour. Most people have often found out to their chagrin that just after they qui…

[Guardian] In real life, people are told that quitters never win and winners never quit. That aphorism has proven true at the level of individual entrepreneurship and endeavour. Most people have often found out to their chagrin that just after they quit, success arrives. But how far nations can carry on, from what has been perceived as an unholy and uneven matrimony remains to be seen. The same is true with Nigeria, especially after the recent and successful stay-at-home call made on the people of the South East by t

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Groups Kick Off Campaign for Improved Budget in 2018

[Guardian] Perhaps as a move to put the Executive and Legislature on advance notice, a coalition of civil society organisations, community-based organizations, professionals and faith-based organisations has advocated improved budgetary allocations in …

[Guardian] Perhaps as a move to put the Executive and Legislature on advance notice, a coalition of civil society organisations, community-based organizations, professionals and faith-based organisations has advocated improved budgetary allocations in 2018, with particular attention to three drivers of the diversification agenda- agriculture, power and transport.

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