You Handed Over a Ruined Economy, Presidency Tells Jonathan

[Guardian] Abuja -The presidency yesterday attributed the current downturn in the country to a ruined economy allegedly caused by a gross mismanagement of the past administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

[Guardian] Abuja -The presidency yesterday attributed the current downturn in the country to a ruined economy allegedly caused by a gross mismanagement of the past administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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Recession Cuts Telephone Service Subscriptions By 10 Million

[Guardian] According to statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria entered 2017 with 155.1 million subscribers, but as at June, it reduced to 143.1 million. The teledensity, which was 110.8 per cent at the beginning of the ye…

[Guardian] According to statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria entered 2017 with 155.1 million subscribers, but as at June, it reduced to 143.1 million. The teledensity, which was 110.8 per cent at the beginning of the year, also fell to 102.2 per cent within the period.

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Niger Has Capacity to Feed Africa – Osinbajo

[Daily Trust] Minna -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Niger State, with its large arable land and other agricultural potentials, has capacity to feed the whole of Africa.

[Daily Trust] Minna -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Niger State, with its large arable land and other agricultural potentials, has capacity to feed the whole of Africa.

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Dangote, Niger Sign $450m Pact in Rice, Sugar Today

[Daily Trust] Minna -A Memorandum of Understanding between Dangote Group and Niger State government would be signed today for a $450million investment in sugar and rice production, the Executive Director, Corporate Services of Dangote Group, Dr. Mansur…

[Daily Trust] Minna -A Memorandum of Understanding between Dangote Group and Niger State government would be signed today for a $450million investment in sugar and rice production, the Executive Director, Corporate Services of Dangote Group, Dr. Mansur Ahmed, has disclosed.

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Are Resumption or Resignation the Only Options for Buhari?

[Daily Trust] The recent protest calling for the resignation or resumption to duty of President Muhammad Buhari has sparked constitutional discourse on whether the stay of the President in the UK legally or even morally hang an obligation on his neck t…

[Daily Trust] The recent protest calling for the resignation or resumption to duty of President Muhammad Buhari has sparked constitutional discourse on whether the stay of the President in the UK legally or even morally hang an obligation on his neck to resume or resign.

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Man Behind Miway Fake Email Says Sorry – Through Song

[News24Wire] A former MiWay client who wrote and distributed a fake email painting the company as racist has apologised again – this time through a catchy song to express his regret.

[News24Wire] A former MiWay client who wrote and distributed a fake email painting the company as racist has apologised again - this time through a catchy song to express his regret.

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Obasanjo to Commercial Banks – Lower Interest Rates for Farmers

[Vanguard] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged commercial banks to lower their interest rates to enable farmers access loans for improved agricultural production.

[Vanguard] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged commercial banks to lower their interest rates to enable farmers access loans for improved agricultural production.

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Shell Paid $31 Billion to Nigerian Govt Between 2002-2016 – Official

[Premium Times] Shell Petroleum Development Company remitted 29.8 billion dollars to the federation account and 1.2 billion dollars to Niger Delta Development Commission between 2002 and 2016, Igo Weli, General Manager, External Relations, made the dis…

[Premium Times] Shell Petroleum Development Company remitted 29.8 billion dollars to the federation account and 1.2 billion dollars to Niger Delta Development Commission between 2002 and 2016, Igo Weli, General Manager, External Relations, made the disclosure on Monday.

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Six Police Officers Arrested for Rape, Extortion, Attempted Murder

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, has said that six police officers were arrested for extortion, rape and attempted murder in the last two weeks.

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, has said that six police officers were arrested for extortion, rape and attempted murder in the last two weeks.

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