GM – Shell Has Remitted $31bn to Federation Account, NDDC in 13 Years

[This Day] Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has remitted $29.8 billion to the Federation Account and $1.2 billion to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) between 2002 and 2016.

[This Day] Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has remitted $29.8 billion to the Federation Account and $1.2 billion to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) between 2002 and 2016.

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Presidency – Buhari Good Enough to Continue in 2019

[This Day] Despite the uncertainty arising from President Muhammadu Buhari’s prolonged absence from the country over health concerns, one of his media aides, Mallam Garba Shehu, Monday has maintained that the president is “good enough to continue” if g…

[This Day] Despite the uncertainty arising from President Muhammadu Buhari's prolonged absence from the country over health concerns, one of his media aides, Mallam Garba Shehu, Monday has maintained that the president is "good enough to continue" if given the opportunity to contest the 2019 presidential election.

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Lagos CJ Frees Another 62 Minor Inmates, Others From Kirikiri Prison

[This Day] The efforts to address the problem of underage inmates in the Nigerian Prisons continued Monday, as the Lagos State Chief Judge, Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade, freed another set of 62 underage inmates from both Kirikiri Female and Medium Pr…

[This Day] The efforts to address the problem of underage inmates in the Nigerian Prisons continued Monday, as the Lagos State Chief Judge, Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade, freed another set of 62 underage inmates from both Kirikiri Female and Medium Prisons.

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Ijaw Youths to Kanu – We’re Not Part of Biafra

[This Day] The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwidehas dissociated itself from the agitations by the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, describing the map allegedly released by the Biafra secessionists as ‘fictitious’.

[This Day] The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwidehas dissociated itself from the agitations by the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, describing the map allegedly released by the Biafra secessionists as 'fictitious'.

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Lagos Chief Judge Frees Another 62 Underage Inmates

[Guardian] Again, 62 underage inmates yesterday regained their freedom from prison in Lagos when the state’s Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade, granted amnesty to inmates from both Kirikiri Female and Medium Prisons.

[Guardian] Again, 62 underage inmates yesterday regained their freedom from prison in Lagos when the state's Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade, granted amnesty to inmates from both Kirikiri Female and Medium Prisons.

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You Handed Over a Ruined Economy, Presidency Tells Jonathan

[Guardian] Abuja -The presidency yesterday attributed the current downturn in the country to a ruined economy allegedly caused by a gross mismanagement of the past administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

[Guardian] Abuja -The presidency yesterday attributed the current downturn in the country to a ruined economy allegedly caused by a gross mismanagement of the past administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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Recession Cuts Telephone Service Subscriptions By 10 Million

[Guardian] According to statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria entered 2017 with 155.1 million subscribers, but as at June, it reduced to 143.1 million. The teledensity, which was 110.8 per cent at the beginning of the ye…

[Guardian] According to statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria entered 2017 with 155.1 million subscribers, but as at June, it reduced to 143.1 million. The teledensity, which was 110.8 per cent at the beginning of the year, also fell to 102.2 per cent within the period.

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Niger Has Capacity to Feed Africa – Osinbajo

[Daily Trust] Minna -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Niger State, with its large arable land and other agricultural potentials, has capacity to feed the whole of Africa.

[Daily Trust] Minna -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Niger State, with its large arable land and other agricultural potentials, has capacity to feed the whole of Africa.

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Dangote, Niger Sign $450m Pact in Rice, Sugar Today

[Daily Trust] Minna -A Memorandum of Understanding between Dangote Group and Niger State government would be signed today for a $450million investment in sugar and rice production, the Executive Director, Corporate Services of Dangote Group, Dr. Mansur…

[Daily Trust] Minna -A Memorandum of Understanding between Dangote Group and Niger State government would be signed today for a $450million investment in sugar and rice production, the Executive Director, Corporate Services of Dangote Group, Dr. Mansur Ahmed, has disclosed.

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Are Resumption or Resignation the Only Options for Buhari?

[Daily Trust] The recent protest calling for the resignation or resumption to duty of President Muhammad Buhari has sparked constitutional discourse on whether the stay of the President in the UK legally or even morally hang an obligation on his neck t…

[Daily Trust] The recent protest calling for the resignation or resumption to duty of President Muhammad Buhari has sparked constitutional discourse on whether the stay of the President in the UK legally or even morally hang an obligation on his neck to resume or resign.

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