Govt Backtracks, Says Controversial U.S.$1 Billion Not Only for Boko Haram War

[Premium Times] The Buhari administration has made a dramatic retrace of its earlier announcement that it needed $1 billion from excess crude account to fight Boko Haram.

[Premium Times] The Buhari administration has made a dramatic retrace of its earlier announcement that it needed $1 billion from excess crude account to fight Boko Haram.

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Nigerian Innovators Create Ubenwa, an APP That Detects Asphyxia in Babies

[This is Africa] Nigeria’s Charles Onu is the founder of Ubenwa, a company that created an artificial intelligence system that analyses a baby’s crying to give warning signs of baby asphyxia, which is the third leading killer of infants worldwide. The …

[This is Africa] Nigeria's Charles Onu is the founder of Ubenwa, a company that created an artificial intelligence system that analyses a baby's crying to give warning signs of baby asphyxia, which is the third leading killer of infants worldwide. The detection of birth asphyxia takes 10 seconds with the Ubenwa application.

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Senators Flay Buhari’s Ministers, Heads of Agencies Over Poor Budget Defence

[Premium Times] Nigerian Senators on Tuesday took turns to condemn the attitude of some ministers and heads of Departments and Agencies, MDAs, over poor preparation and defence of their 2018 budgets.

[Premium Times] Nigerian Senators on Tuesday took turns to condemn the attitude of some ministers and heads of Departments and Agencies, MDAs, over poor preparation and defence of their 2018 budgets.

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Governors Fayose, Yari Openly Disagree Over $1 Billion to Fight Boko Haram

[Premium Times] The Governors of Ekiti and Zamfara states, Ayodele Fayose and Abdulaziz Yari, on Tuesday openly disagreed over the reported approval by the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, of $1 billion to be used in the fight against insecurity.

[Premium Times] The Governors of Ekiti and Zamfara states, Ayodele Fayose and Abdulaziz Yari, on Tuesday openly disagreed over the reported approval by the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, of $1 billion to be used in the fight against insecurity.

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Fuel Scarcity – Lagos Gets 300 Petrol Trucks, Abuja 170

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Tuesday said it released 300 trucks of petrol to Lagos and 170 to Abuja, to stem long queues at filling stations.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Tuesday said it released 300 trucks of petrol to Lagos and 170 to Abuja, to stem long queues at filling stations.

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What Yari, Fayose Said About $1 Billion Controversy (Full Details)

[Premium Times] Governors Ayo Fayose of Ekiti and Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Tuesday disagreed over the decision of the Nigeria Governors Forum to approve the release of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to the federal government for the fight…

[Premium Times] Governors Ayo Fayose of Ekiti and Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Tuesday disagreed over the decision of the Nigeria Governors Forum to approve the release of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to the federal government for the fight against insecurity in the country.

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Senate Tackles Adeosun Over Govt’s Plan to Pass 2018 Budget in January

[Vanguard] Abuja – The Senate on Tuesday challenged the Minister of Finance kemi Adeosun, on Federal Government’s insistence on passing the 2018 Budget in January when less than 50 per cent of the 2017 budget was only implemented.

[Vanguard] Abuja - The Senate on Tuesday challenged the Minister of Finance kemi Adeosun, on Federal Government's insistence on passing the 2018 Budget in January when less than 50 per cent of the 2017 budget was only implemented.

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