30 States Generate N516 Billion, Spend N1.4 Trillion On Wages

[Daily Trust] Thirty states of the federation generate a cumulative internal revenue just enough to settle one-third of their workers’ salaries and allowances, Daily Trust investigations have shown.

[Daily Trust] Thirty states of the federation generate a cumulative internal revenue just enough to settle one-third of their workers' salaries and allowances, Daily Trust investigations have shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Another Thumbs Up for Shekarau for Joining Race

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -A coliation of Niger Delta youth groups, the Niger Delta Freedom Volunteer Force (NDFVF) and the Niger Delta People Peace Force (NDPPF), has commended a former Governor of Kano State, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, for his resolve…

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -A coliation of Niger Delta youth groups, the Niger Delta Freedom Volunteer Force (NDFVF) and the Niger Delta People Peace Force (NDPPF), has commended a former Governor of Kano State, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, for his resolve to contest the 2019 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Solar-Powered ‘Paper’ That Could Charge Your Phone in 2 Hours

[Daily Trust] Phone batteries rarely last a full day anymore, so carrying compact chargers is becoming the norm. And in Nigeria where electric power supply is still erratic, carrying compact chargers or power banks has not solved smartphone battery pro…

[Daily Trust] Phone batteries rarely last a full day anymore, so carrying compact chargers is becoming the norm. And in Nigeria where electric power supply is still erratic, carrying compact chargers or power banks has not solved smartphone battery problem, even as they are heavy, clunky and not convenient.

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IMF Advises Nigeria to Recapitalise Banks

[This Day] Following the intense weakening of Nigeria’s macroeconomic environment, resulting in the deterioration of asset quality and rise in non-performing loans (NPLs) in the banking industry, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the Ce…

[This Day] Following the intense weakening of Nigeria's macroeconomic environment, resulting in the deterioration of asset quality and rise in non-performing loans (NPLs) in the banking industry, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to consider asking the country's lenders to recapitalise.

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Vested Interests Opposing Govt’s Economic Reforms – Minister

[This Day] The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, yesterday stated that ongoing efforts by the federal government to institute reforms in the economy have continued to be resisted by those she described as “vested interests within and outside the …

[This Day] The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, yesterday stated that ongoing efforts by the federal government to institute reforms in the economy have continued to be resisted by those she described as "vested interests within and outside the system."

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Army Ends Operation in Niger Delta, Refits Nigeria’s First Oil Well

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Nigerian Army at the weekend rounded off its Crocodile Smile II Operation in the Niger Delta with the rehabilitation of the abandoned Oloibiri Oil Well 1 in Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, where crude oil was first d…

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Nigerian Army at the weekend rounded off its Crocodile Smile II Operation in the Niger Delta with the rehabilitation of the abandoned Oloibiri Oil Well 1 in Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, where crude oil was first discovered in the country in 1956.

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