United States Nigeria Council Appoints New Chairman

[This Day] The United States Nigeria Council (USNC), a business organisation dedicated to deepening commercial ties between the United States and Nigeria, has announced the appointment of Ambassador Terence McCulley as its new Chairman. Ambassador McCu…

[This Day] The United States Nigeria Council (USNC), a business organisation dedicated to deepening commercial ties between the United States and Nigeria, has announced the appointment of Ambassador Terence McCulley as its new Chairman. Ambassador McCulley served as United States ambassador to Nigeria from 2010 to 2013.

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What Southern Africa Can Learn From Other Countries About Adapting to Drought

[The Conversation Africa] Rainfall in South Africa is naturally highly variable with total amount of precipitation very different between years and across the country. Total annual rainfall in southern Africa doesn’t seem to have changed much over the …

[The Conversation Africa] Rainfall in South Africa is naturally highly variable with total amount of precipitation very different between years and across the country. Total annual rainfall in southern Africa doesn't seem to have changed much over the last century since measurements began. But it has become more variable: droughts and floods are more frequent than before. The region's urban authorities, industries, farmers and other citizens will have to adapt to these conditions.

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Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi to Roll Out EAC E-Passport

[East African] Tanzania has joined Kenya in rolling out the East African Community electronic passport, ahead of the December 2018 deadline, when countries are expected to phase out the national passports.

[East African] Tanzania has joined Kenya in rolling out the East African Community electronic passport, ahead of the December 2018 deadline, when countries are expected to phase out the national passports.

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‘If We Are Expecting U.S., China to Do It for Us, We Are Deceiving Ourselves ‘

[Vanguard] A group of accomplished Nigerian professionals in the U.S. have expressed their eagerness to come home and invest in the Nigerian economy to fast-track the development of the country.

[Vanguard] A group of accomplished Nigerian professionals in the U.S. have expressed their eagerness to come home and invest in the Nigerian economy to fast-track the development of the country.

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‘Nigeria Was Born With a Wing but Just Put in a Cage in the Past 57 Years… ‘

[Vanguard] Nigerians in the U.S. have been tasked on the need to change their negative mindset about Nigeria and join hands and resources to help build the Nigeria of everybody’s dream.

[Vanguard] Nigerians in the U.S. have been tasked on the need to change their negative mindset about Nigeria and join hands and resources to help build the Nigeria of everybody's dream.

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Olisa Metuh Arrives Court in Ambulance

[Premium Times] A former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, arrived the Federal High Court, Abuja, venue of his ongoing corruption trial on a stretcher after being taken down from an ambulance.

[Premium Times] A former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, arrived the Federal High Court, Abuja, venue of his ongoing corruption trial on a stretcher after being taken down from an ambulance.

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Govt, States, LGs Shared N5.9 Trillion in 2017

[This Day] A new report by the Economic Confidential has shown that the federal government, 36 states and the 774 local government councils in Nigeria shared a total sum of N5.9 trillion from the Federation Account in 2017 in spite of the economic rece…

[This Day] A new report by the Economic Confidential has shown that the federal government, 36 states and the 774 local government councils in Nigeria shared a total sum of N5.9 trillion from the Federation Account in 2017 in spite of the economic recession witnessed during the period.

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Secondus – PDP Has Developed Strategies to Win in 2019

[This Day] Asaba -The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party is in the process of fine-tuning its programme of activities that will form the roadmap to v…

[This Day] Asaba -The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party is in the process of fine-tuning its programme of activities that will form the roadmap to victory in the 2019 general election.

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Telecoms Operators to Begin New Voice Termination Rate March 1

[Guardian] A new termination rate for telephony services for the voice segment of Nigeria’s telecommunication sector is expected to take effect from March 1.This was disclosed, at the weekend in Lagos, by the Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Manage…

[Guardian] A new termination rate for telephony services for the voice segment of Nigeria's telecommunication sector is expected to take effect from March 1.This was disclosed, at the weekend in Lagos, by the Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Sunday Dare, who represented the Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta, at a Stakeholders' Forum on the Cost Based Study for the Determination of Mobile Voice Termination Rate for the Nigerian Telecommunicatio

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