‘Nigeria’s Economy Remains Extremely Vulnerable to External Shocks’

[Guardian] Kano -The Nigerian Exports Promotion Council (NEPC), has raised an alarm that despite Federal Government’s efforts to improve the non-oil sector, Nigeria is still largely dependent on the oil sector for its external revenue, and still expose…

[Guardian] Kano -The Nigerian Exports Promotion Council (NEPC), has raised an alarm that despite Federal Government's efforts to improve the non-oil sector, Nigeria is still largely dependent on the oil sector for its external revenue, and still exposed to "extreme vulnerabilities of external shocks".NEPC said the vulnerability is visibly evident in the oil sector, which presently contributes about 91.9 per cent to Nigeria's total export earnings, and 76.5 per cent of total government revenue, a predicament capable of impe

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man in for Cutting Electricity Pole

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre February 19, 2018: Police in Blantyre have arrested a 39 year old man for allegedly trying to cut down an Electricity Supply Corporation (ESCOM) electric pole at Sunnyside.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre February 19, 2018: Police in Blantyre have arrested a 39 year old man for allegedly trying to cut down an Electricity Supply Corporation (ESCOM) electric pole at Sunnyside.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Interior CS Matiang’i Puts on Notice Politicians Inciting Kerio Residents

[Nation] Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has ordered the arrest of politicians inciting their communities to turn against their neighbours in the banditry-prone Kerio Valley.

[Nation] Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has ordered the arrest of politicians inciting their communities to turn against their neighbours in the banditry-prone Kerio Valley.

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Nigeria Targets 50% Local Shareholding in Oil Industry in 10 Years – Kachikwu

[This Day] Abuja -Nigeria will grow local investments and shareholdings of its oil and gas industry to 50 per cent within the next 10 years, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, said on Monday in Abuja.

[This Day] Abuja -Nigeria will grow local investments and shareholdings of its oil and gas industry to 50 per cent within the next 10 years, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, said on Monday in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Slain Student – Relatives’ Angered By Autopsy Results

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Relatives of the slain National Institute of Transport (NIT) student, Ms Akwilina Akwiline, blast into anger on Monday after medical doctors informed them that the results of an autopsy would be ready after 14 days.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Relatives of the slain National Institute of Transport (NIT) student, Ms Akwilina Akwiline, blast into anger on Monday after medical doctors informed them that the results of an autopsy would be ready after 14 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Domestic Dispute Ends in Tragedy

[The Herald] A 23-year-old Chimanimani woman last week committed suicide by hanging herself from her kitchen beam following an argument with her husband over money for medical fees.

[The Herald] A 23-year-old Chimanimani woman last week committed suicide by hanging herself from her kitchen beam following an argument with her husband over money for medical fees.

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‘It’s Sad That We Value Cows Above Human Beings’

[Guardian] Rev. (Dr.) Uma Ukpai is president of the Uma Ukpai College of Theology and Uma Ukpai College of Business, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. He is also the president and Chairman, Kings of Kings Specialist Hospital, Abia State and Ukpai Evangelistic Asso…

[Guardian] Rev. (Dr.) Uma Ukpai is president of the Uma Ukpai College of Theology and Uma Ukpai College of Business, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. He is also the president and Chairman, Kings of Kings Specialist Hospital, Abia State and Ukpai Evangelistic Association Inc. Uyo. He has been in the evangelistic ministry for over 52 years and has worked wonders. In his crusades, many blind have received their sight and cripple walk, as well as barren receive their own children by God's grace. He spoke with AYOYINKA JEGEDE.

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