U.S. Govt Congratulates Adesina On World Food Prize Win

[This Day] The United States has joined the coterie of voices singing the praises of the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, after the former Nigerian Minister of Agriculture was awarded the 2017 World Food Prize Aw…

[This Day] The United States has joined the coterie of voices singing the praises of the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, after the former Nigerian Minister of Agriculture was awarded the 2017 World Food Prize Award at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa, United States on October 19.

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Senate – NNPC Reported Deficit of N3.1 Trillion Between 2012 and 2016

[This Day] Abuja -Despite generating N15.5 trillion between 2012 and 2016, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recorded a deficit of N3.1 trillion, with its expenditure put at N18.6 trillion in the period under review.

[This Day] Abuja -Despite generating N15.5 trillion between 2012 and 2016, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recorded a deficit of N3.1 trillion, with its expenditure put at N18.6 trillion in the period under review.

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Lamido Formally Informs PDP of Presidential Ambition

[This Day] Abuja -Former Jigawa State Governor, Mallam Sule Lamido, has notified his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), of his intention to run for the presidential ticket of the party in the 2019 election.

[This Day] Abuja -Former Jigawa State Governor, Mallam Sule Lamido, has notified his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), of his intention to run for the presidential ticket of the party in the 2019 election.

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Southern Governors Unite, Insist On True Federalism, Devolution of Powers

[This Day] Rising from a three-hour meeting held in Lagos Monday, the governors of the 17 states of Southern Nigeria have asked the federal government to devolve powers to the states.

[This Day] Rising from a three-hour meeting held in Lagos Monday, the governors of the 17 states of Southern Nigeria have asked the federal government to devolve powers to the states.

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Why Kaduna’s $350 Million Loan Request Is Delayed in Senate

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The political rivalry between Senator Shehu Sani and Governor Nasir el-Rufai has come between the Kaduna State government’s bid to obtain a $350 million (about N12 billion) loan facility from the World Bank, Daily Trust reports.

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The political rivalry between Senator Shehu Sani and Governor Nasir el-Rufai has come between the Kaduna State government's bid to obtain a $350 million (about N12 billion) loan facility from the World Bank, Daily Trust reports.

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‘Killer Injection’ Rumour – 13,502 Children Reject Polio Vaccination in Potiskum

[Daily Trust] The World Health Organization (WHO) has said 13,502 children have rejected being administered polio vaccine in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State after a rumour of ‘killer injection’ circulated in Yobe State.

[Daily Trust] The World Health Organization (WHO) has said 13,502 children have rejected being administered polio vaccine in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State after a rumour of 'killer injection' circulated in Yobe State.

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Evans Faces Fresh Trial Friday

[Daily Trust] A Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere yesterday fixed Friday October 27 for the trial of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, for alleged attempt to kidnap the Chairman of The Young Shall Grow Motors, Vincent O…

[Daily Trust] A Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere yesterday fixed Friday October 27 for the trial of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, for alleged attempt to kidnap the Chairman of The Young Shall Grow Motors, Vincent Obianodo.

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Ile Ife – Big Festival in the ‘Holy City’

[Daily Trust] Ile Ife. City of 401 gods. City of temples. City of music makers. City where the first dawn and dusk took place. Opposite the palace of the Ooni is an imitation of the Aare crown which the Ooni wears during the annual Olojo festival, and …

[Daily Trust] Ile Ife. City of 401 gods. City of temples. City of music makers. City where the first dawn and dusk took place. Opposite the palace of the Ooni is an imitation of the Aare crown which the Ooni wears during the annual Olojo festival, and the origins of the event stretch back to a time between the 1th and 15th centuries. Every lover of art, culture and all that is fine and beautiful, should travel to Ife to look upon this indigenous Nigerian wonder.

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Does a Nigerian Lawmaker Earn More Than U.S. President Donald Trump?

[Africa Check] Terming it “strange, unthinkable and very disheartening”, the leader of a Nigerian pro-reform group castigated the “monumental” pay of the country’s lawmakers.

[Africa Check] Terming it "strange, unthinkable and very disheartening", the leader of a Nigerian pro-reform group castigated the "monumental" pay of the country's lawmakers.

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