Five Factors That Pushed Akeredolu to Victory

[Vanguard] Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu last weekend achieved his long-held dream of becoming governor of Ondo State. Akeredolu who had in the past served the state as a commissioner for justice, first made a…

[Vanguard] Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu last weekend achieved his long-held dream of becoming governor of Ondo State. Akeredolu who had in the past served the state as a commissioner for justice, first made a serious effort for the office of governor in 2012, when he emerged as the candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN in that year's governorship election.

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Govt’s Approach Can’t Take Nigeria Out of Economic Recession, Says NLC

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) monday took a swipe at the federal government’s recent approach on remedying the present economic recession, arguing that such strategies cannot take Nigeria out of the current economic doldrums.

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) monday took a swipe at the federal government's recent approach on remedying the present economic recession, arguing that such strategies cannot take Nigeria out of the current economic doldrums.

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Amaechi Eyes Massive Advertising Revenue Along Railway Routes

[This Day] The federal government has stated that it intends to raise several billions of naira from companies and state governments from all rights of way, advertising and estate developers along all railway routes in the country.

[This Day] The federal government has stated that it intends to raise several billions of naira from companies and state governments from all rights of way, advertising and estate developers along all railway routes in the country.

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MTN Meets SEC On IPO, Seeks Concessions to Fast-Track Listing

[This Day] Nigeria’s biggest telecoms provider, MTN, has met with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to discuss a possible initial public offering (IPO) of its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and how it wants to structure the shar…

[This Day] Nigeria's biggest telecoms provider, MTN, has met with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to discuss a possible initial public offering (IPO) of its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and how it wants to structure the share sale.

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U.S. Ambassador Doles Out U.S.$171,000 Grant to Support Orphans, Vulnerable Children

[This Day] Abuja -The Embassy of the United States of America Monday doled out $171,000 in grants to 30 local groups in Nigeria to support them in meeting their various obligations to vulnerable groups in communities across the country.

[This Day] Abuja -The Embassy of the United States of America Monday doled out $171,000 in grants to 30 local groups in Nigeria to support them in meeting their various obligations to vulnerable groups in communities across the country.

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Take Heed of SADC Trade Protocols, Exporters Urged

[The Herald] Zimbabwean exporters are advised to be aware of the regulations and procedures governing the registration and eligibility of preferential trading under the SADC Trade Protocol.The protocol allows specific tariff benefits (zero/reduced duty…

[The Herald] Zimbabwean exporters are advised to be aware of the regulations and procedures governing the registration and eligibility of preferential trading under the SADC Trade Protocol.The protocol allows specific tariff benefits (zero/reduced duty rates) on qualifying goods traded between SADC countries.

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EFCC Prosecutor, Obla, Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Arraigned for Corruption

[This Day] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) monday arraigned a Federal High Court judge, Justice Rita Ngozi Ofili-Ajumogobia and the commission’s prosecutor, Mr. Godwin Obla (SAN), before an Ikeja High Court.

[This Day] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) monday arraigned a Federal High Court judge, Justice Rita Ngozi Ofili-Ajumogobia and the commission's prosecutor, Mr. Godwin Obla (SAN), before an Ikeja High Court.

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Northern Governors, GE Sign MOU for Five Power Plants

[This Day] The Northern States Governors’ Forum and the General Electric (GE) International yesterday signed a memoranda of understanding (MoU) for the construction of five solar plants which would generate 500 megawatts of electricity in some parts of…

[This Day] The Northern States Governors' Forum and the General Electric (GE) International yesterday signed a memoranda of understanding (MoU) for the construction of five solar plants which would generate 500 megawatts of electricity in some parts of Northern Nigeria.

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