Nigerians Wants Midde-Aged Presidential Candidates

[Guardian] Although Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has begged the country’s youths not to contest against him in 2019 shortly before signing the Not Too Young Bill into law, a poll shows that 64 per cent of Nigerians are likely to vote for middle…

[Guardian] Although Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has begged the country's youths not to contest against him in 2019 shortly before signing the Not Too Young Bill into law, a poll shows that 64 per cent of Nigerians are likely to vote for middle-age presidential candidates in the 2019 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Another Nigerian Gets Top UN Position

[Premium Times] A year after the United Nations appointed Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed as its Deputy Secretary-General, the international body has named another Nigerian woman to one of its top posts in Africa.

[Premium Times] A year after the United Nations appointed Nigeria's Amina Mohammed as its Deputy Secretary-General, the international body has named another Nigerian woman to one of its top posts in Africa.

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Nigeria Records 19.7% Growth in Total Trade in First Quarter 2018 – NBS

[Premium Times] The total value of Nigeria’s trade increased from N6 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2017 to 7.21 trillion in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018, a report released Wednesday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown.

[Premium Times] The total value of Nigeria's trade increased from N6 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2017 to 7.21 trillion in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018, a report released Wednesday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Lost $21 Billon to Non-Review of Production Sharing Contracts – RMAFC

[Premium Times] The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), says the nation lost about $21 billion in revenue in the last 20 years to non-review of Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs).

[Premium Times] The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), says the nation lost about $21 billion in revenue in the last 20 years to non-review of Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs).

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Buhari Directs Gazetting of Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi Awards

[Premium Times] Following his declaration on Wednesday that henceforth June 12 be observed as Democracy Day in Nigeria and that some heroes of democracy be given national honours, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-General of the Fede…

[Premium Times] Following his declaration on Wednesday that henceforth June 12 be observed as Democracy Day in Nigeria and that some heroes of democracy be given national honours, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to take immediate steps to publish the presidential order in the Federal Gazette.

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