Buhari Nominates New CBN Deputy Gov, 4 MPC Members

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari has presented Mrs Aishah Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). She is to replace a former Deputy Governor, who retired early this year.

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari has presented Mrs Aishah Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). She is to replace a former Deputy Governor, who retired early this year.

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Plaxedes Wenyika Returns With New Album

[The Herald] Soulful musician Plaxedes Wenyika is back with a new 10-tracked album, which will be unveiled at a launch at Alliance Francaise tonight. The album is titled “Metamorphosis” which refers to transformation and Plaxedes said it was inspired b…

[The Herald] Soulful musician Plaxedes Wenyika is back with a new 10-tracked album, which will be unveiled at a launch at Alliance Francaise tonight. The album is titled "Metamorphosis" which refers to transformation and Plaxedes said it was inspired by her life.

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Troops Intercept Three Boko Haram Terrorists At IDPs’ Camp in Borno

[Guardian] Abuja -Troops of 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Operation Lafiya Dole said they intercepted three Boko Haram terrorists who were trying to wreak havoc at an Internally-Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Borno State.

[Guardian] Abuja -Troops of 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Operation Lafiya Dole said they intercepted three Boko Haram terrorists who were trying to wreak havoc at an Internally-Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Borno State.

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Why 2018 Budget May Exceed N10 Trillion, By Saraki

[Guardian] Abuja -Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday declared that the inability of the Federal Government to implement over 50 per cent of the N7.4 trillion budget for 2017 would jerk the 2018 spending proposals to over N10 trillion.

[Guardian] Abuja -Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday declared that the inability of the Federal Government to implement over 50 per cent of the N7.4 trillion budget for 2017 would jerk the 2018 spending proposals to over N10 trillion.

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Govt Spent N10.3 Billion in Two Years On Capacity Building, Says Buhari

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has disclosed that it spent N10.3 billion in the last two years to boost capacity building for primary and secondary schools teachers across the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has disclosed that it spent N10.3 billion in the last two years to boost capacity building for primary and secondary schools teachers across the country.

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Nigeria Earns N362.43bn From Crude Oil Export in June

[Guardian] Nigeria’s crude oil earning increased from the N253.02billion in June, to N362.43billion in July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This comes as stakeholders in the oil and gas industry have underscored the drawbacks of …

[Guardian] Nigeria's crude oil earning increased from the N253.02billion in June, to N362.43billion in July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This comes as stakeholders in the oil and gas industry have underscored the drawbacks of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), saying that the bill failed to address some critical issues in the oil sector.

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South-West Insists On Producing National Chairman of PDP

[Guardian] The South-West chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has appealed to national leadership of the party to allow the region produce the next national chairman of the party.

[Guardian] The South-West chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has appealed to national leadership of the party to allow the region produce the next national chairman of the party.

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Nigeria Gets APP to Tackle Crime, Insecurity

[Guardian] A new mobile app that will help in tackling the wave of crime in Nigeria has been released. Developed in the United Kingdom, the application, Code9Help is designed to guarantee personal help and safety in times of crime or emergency.

[Guardian] A new mobile app that will help in tackling the wave of crime in Nigeria has been released. Developed in the United Kingdom, the application, Code9Help is designed to guarantee personal help and safety in times of crime or emergency.

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Reps to Probe Alleged Deplorable State of Nigeria’s Foreign Missions

[Guardian] Abuja -Following allegations that the country’s missions abroad were becoming increasingly deplorable, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate the claims towards ascertaining the state of affairs of all the missions.

[Guardian] Abuja -Following allegations that the country's missions abroad were becoming increasingly deplorable, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate the claims towards ascertaining the state of affairs of all the missions.

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Tales of Horror, Deaths At Ogwashi-Uku Prison

[Guardian] Asaba -The sight of the Ogwashi-Uku medium security prison is a depressing one to behold for a correctional centre. Sited in the headquarters of Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, it is the biggest correctional facility in A…

[Guardian] Asaba -The sight of the Ogwashi-Uku medium security prison is a depressing one to behold for a correctional centre. Sited in the headquarters of Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, it is the biggest correctional facility in Aniocha-Oshimili Federal Constituency, including Asaba, the state capital.

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