World Bank Projects $22bn Diaspora Remittance to Nigeria in 2017

[Vanguard] The World Bank has projected that up to $22 billion will flow into Nigeria in 2017 through Diaspora remittances, noting that global remittance flow is set to recover this year after two consecutive years of decline.

[Vanguard] The World Bank has projected that up to $22 billion will flow into Nigeria in 2017 through Diaspora remittances, noting that global remittance flow is set to recover this year after two consecutive years of decline.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Embassies Facing Threats From Host Countries – Senate

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm that the nation’s diplomatic missions were facing challenges of inability to pay home-based officers allowances, local staff salaries, rent for residences, chanceries and other staff official quarters.

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm that the nation's diplomatic missions were facing challenges of inability to pay home-based officers allowances, local staff salaries, rent for residences, chanceries and other staff official quarters.

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Rwigara Family Faces Charges of Inciting Insurrection

[New Times] Prosecution has filed a petition to court seeking a 30-day remand for Diane Rwigara, Anne Rwigara and their mother Adeline Rwigara, according to the body’s spokesperson, Faustin Nkusi.

[New Times] Prosecution has filed a petition to court seeking a 30-day remand for Diane Rwigara, Anne Rwigara and their mother Adeline Rwigara, according to the body's spokesperson, Faustin Nkusi.

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Court Ruling Sets Off Another KPL and FKF War

[Nation] The Court of Appeal’s decision to reinstate Nakumatt and Zoo Kericho may have offered temporary reprieve to the two clubs, but it is yet another ugly mark in the long standing tussle among football administrators in the country.

[Nation] The Court of Appeal's decision to reinstate Nakumatt and Zoo Kericho may have offered temporary reprieve to the two clubs, but it is yet another ugly mark in the long standing tussle among football administrators in the country.

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Kachikwu Writes Presidency, Accuses NNPC Boss of Insubordination

[Vanguard] Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, has accused Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, of insubordination, and called for the cancellation of the recent appointme…

[Vanguard] Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, has accused Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, of insubordination, and called for the cancellation of the recent appointments in the NNPC.

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Money Laundering – I Want to Be in Nigeria for Trial – Diezani

[Vanguard] Lagos -Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke, has expressed her intention to be joined in a charge before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, involving Mr Dele Belgore, SAN.

[Vanguard] Lagos -Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke, has expressed her intention to be joined in a charge before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, involving Mr Dele Belgore, SAN.

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Crisis Rocks Management of NNPC Over Appointments

[Guardian] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has attributed the slow growth in the oil and gas sector to illegal practices by the departments and agencies under his ministry, especially the Nigerian National Petroleum Corpora…

[Guardian] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has attributed the slow growth in the oil and gas sector to illegal practices by the departments and agencies under his ministry, especially the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) headed by the Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru.

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Alison-Madueke Seeks to Defend Self in Suit Against Senior Lawyer

[Guardian] Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, yesterday prayed the Federal High Court, Lagos to join her in the suit filed against a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Dele Belgore and erstwhile Minister of National Pla…

[Guardian] Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, yesterday prayed the Federal High Court, Lagos to join her in the suit filed against a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Dele Belgore and erstwhile Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Suleiman, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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Opec’s Conformity to Voluntary Production Cut Reaches 116 Percent

[Guardian] The conformity level of members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and non-OPEC in respect to voluntary production adjustments was 116 per cent in the month of August.

[Guardian] The conformity level of members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and non-OPEC in respect to voluntary production adjustments was 116 per cent in the month of August.

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Obiano Meets Buhari, Solicits Free, Fair Election in Anambra State

[Guardian] Abuja -Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure a hitch-free and fair election in the state.

[Guardian] Abuja -Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure a hitch-free and fair election in the state.

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