Buhari Receives Economic Briefing From Adeosun, Emefiele, Udoma

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received almost a two-hour briefing from the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr G…

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received almost a two-hour briefing from the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele.

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Govt to Connect All Airports, Seaports, Inland Depots to Rail

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Sabiu Zakari, disclosed plans to connect all seaports, airports and inland container depots by rail.

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Sabiu Zakari, disclosed plans to connect all seaports, airports and inland container depots by rail.

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Court Rejects American Scammer Bail, to Remains in Kirikiri Prisons

[Vanguard] The Ikeja High Court has rejected an application to vary the bail conditions brought by Marco Ramirez, an American, accused of defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000 (N204.2 million) in a green card scam.

[Vanguard] The Ikeja High Court has rejected an application to vary the bail conditions brought by Marco Ramirez, an American, accused of defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000 (N204.2 million) in a green card scam.

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Buhari Not Happy, Regrets Neglect of Cocoa Sector

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regrets over the neglect of the cocoa sector over the years, saying his administration will work to re-position it and other non-oil export commodities.

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regrets over the neglect of the cocoa sector over the years, saying his administration will work to re-position it and other non-oil export commodities.

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Charly Boy Leads Protest for Diezani’s Extradition

[Daily Trust] Mr Charles Oputa, also known as “Charly Boy” on Monday led the “Our Mumu Don Do” Movement to the headquarters of EFCC, in Abuja to demand the extradition of Diezani Allison-Madueke from the United Kingdom for trial over corruption allegat…

[Daily Trust] Mr Charles Oputa, also known as "Charly Boy" on Monday led the "Our Mumu Don Do" Movement to the headquarters of EFCC, in Abuja to demand the extradition of Diezani Allison-Madueke from the United Kingdom for trial over corruption allegations.

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Is Inter-Agency Fighting Derailing Anti-Graft War?

[Daily Trust] Concerns that the various anti-corruption agencies are at loggerheads have been severally denied by the agencies concerned. But the perceived loss of steam in the anti-graft war, and recent events between the Attorney General of the Feder…

[Daily Trust] Concerns that the various anti-corruption agencies are at loggerheads have been severally denied by the agencies concerned. But the perceived loss of steam in the anti-graft war, and recent events between the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN) and the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, have confirmed the rumour.

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Buhari Govt Will Not Stifle the Press – Minister

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government will not make any law or directive that will stifle the press in its ongoing effort against hate speech and fake news.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government will not make any law or directive that will stifle the press in its ongoing effort against hate speech and fake news.

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Nigeria Moves to Increase Fruits Export to Europe

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has concluded arrangements to sign a Technical Collaboration Agreement with the Port of Antwerp, Belgium towards increasing the export of Nigerian fruits to the European countries.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has concluded arrangements to sign a Technical Collaboration Agreement with the Port of Antwerp, Belgium towards increasing the export of Nigerian fruits to the European countries.

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