Reps to Invite Jonathan Over $1.3 Billion Malabu Oil Deal

[Guardian] The House of Representatives would invite former President Goodluck Jonathan to testify on his role in the award of Oil Prospecting Licence, OPL 245, to Malabu Oil and Gas Ltd in the spirit of natural justice and fair play.

[Guardian] The House of Representatives would invite former President Goodluck Jonathan to testify on his role in the award of Oil Prospecting Licence, OPL 245, to Malabu Oil and Gas Ltd in the spirit of natural justice and fair play.

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Poor Implementation Threatens Govt’s Credit Ratings, Investors’ Trust

[Guardian] The long years of misappropriation of public finance and non-transparent implementation of borrowed funds in Nigeria are now threatening sovereign credit rating and trust of institutional investors.

[Guardian] The long years of misappropriation of public finance and non-transparent implementation of borrowed funds in Nigeria are now threatening sovereign credit rating and trust of institutional investors.

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Mimiko Urges Govt, Others to Ban Foreign Medical Trips

[Guardian] Ibadan -Former Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has urged the Federal Government and its state counterparts to muster enough political will to discontinue the practice of Nigerians travelling abroad for medical treatment. The Medica…

[Guardian] Ibadan -Former Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has urged the Federal Government and its state counterparts to muster enough political will to discontinue the practice of Nigerians travelling abroad for medical treatment. The Medical Doctor-turned-politician said In Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Thursday that the constant "relocation" of Nigerians overseas for medical tourism is a sort of clear message to the various governments at all levels, because Nigeria has abundant medical practitioners, who are

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Resign If You Can’t Cope, Senate Tells Fashola

[Guardian] The Senate Committee on Appropriation yesterday asked the Works, Power and Housing Minister, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to resign if he could not cope with the responsibilities of his ministry.

[Guardian] The Senate Committee on Appropriation yesterday asked the Works, Power and Housing Minister, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to resign if he could not cope with the responsibilities of his ministry.

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Fulani Leaders Ask Herdsmen to Boycott Anti-Grazing Bill Hearing

[Guardian] The national body of the Fulani, known as Kawtal Fulbe-Nigeria, has directed all its members nationwide, especially the Miyetti Allah cattle breeders, to boycott the ongoing public hearing on the anti-grazing bill in Taraba State.

[Guardian] The national body of the Fulani, known as Kawtal Fulbe-Nigeria, has directed all its members nationwide, especially the Miyetti Allah cattle breeders, to boycott the ongoing public hearing on the anti-grazing bill in Taraba State.

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2018 Budget – Govt Cautioned Against Nuclear Plants, Carbon Fuels

[Daily Trust] The Citizens Wealth Platform (CWP) has cautioned the Federal Government against nuclear power plants as a source of alternate power generation of boosting the existing power inputs in the 2018 budget.

[Daily Trust] The Citizens Wealth Platform (CWP) has cautioned the Federal Government against nuclear power plants as a source of alternate power generation of boosting the existing power inputs in the 2018 budget.

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Presidency Explains Failure of Poverty Reduction Programmes

[Guardian] Kano -The Federal Government yesterday said undue influence of political patronage and the godfather syndrome were among the factors frustrating poverty reduction intervention in the country.

[Guardian] Kano -The Federal Government yesterday said undue influence of political patronage and the godfather syndrome were among the factors frustrating poverty reduction intervention in the country.

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To Sign, or Not to Sign? That Is the Question for South African Musicians

[The Conversation Africa] There is a persistent narrative in South Africa of famous, bestselling musicians “dying as paupers”. A prime example is Mahlathini, the lead vocalist who performed with the Mahotella Queens, a 1960s mbaqanga group that attract…

[The Conversation Africa] There is a persistent narrative in South Africa of famous, bestselling musicians "dying as paupers". A prime example is Mahlathini, the lead vocalist who performed with the Mahotella Queens, a 1960s mbaqanga group that attracted global recognition.

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