Govt Steps Up Debt Pricing With Another $500 Million for 2016 Budget

[Vanguard] In apparent show of economic strengthening, the Federal Government has stepped up its pricing for the nation’s debt instrument with a second tranche Eurobond issue amounting to USD500 million at a yield of 7.5 per cent, indicating a 37.5 bas…

[Vanguard] In apparent show of economic strengthening, the Federal Government has stepped up its pricing for the nation's debt instrument with a second tranche Eurobond issue amounting to USD500 million at a yield of 7.5 per cent, indicating a 37.5 bases points (bps) against the 7.875 per cent it pays for the original instrument of USD1.0 billion, issued in February this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Workers Call for Protests Over Delay in Passage of PIB

[Vanguard] Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN and Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, have urged labour unions and civil society groups to commence a sustained fight for the passage of the …

[Vanguard] Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN and Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, have urged labour unions and civil society groups to commence a sustained fight for the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Have Never Seen Where Democracy Is Mocked Like in Nigerian – Dogara

[Vanguard] The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, yesterday, took a look at the ongoing controversy between the Senate and the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Colonel Hameed Alii, describing the development…

[Vanguard] The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, yesterday, took a look at the ongoing controversy between the Senate and the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Colonel Hameed Alii, describing the development as mere distractions.

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Okafor’s Law Theft Saga – Legal Tussle Begins

[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered advance service of court processes in a suit against Nollywood producer, Omoni Oboli, over copyright infringement on the movie “Okafor’s Law,” on other parties to the suit.

[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered advance service of court processes in a suit against Nollywood producer, Omoni Oboli, over copyright infringement on the movie "Okafor's Law," on other parties to the suit.

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KZN Town’s By-Elections ‘Illegally Manipulated’ – MEC

[News24Wire] By-elections in a northern KwaZulu-Natal town appear to have been illegally manipulated, the Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Department said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] By-elections in a northern KwaZulu-Natal town appear to have been illegally manipulated, the Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Department said on Wednesday.

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‎You Have Performed Well As Lagos Governor, Tinubu Tells Ambode

[Premium Times] A leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday poured accolades on the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, over his performance in the last 22 months, saying that the governor has made him proud.

[Premium Times] A leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday poured accolades on the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, over his performance in the last 22 months, saying that the governor has made him proud.

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Ten Cops, Eight Home Affairs Officials Arrested for Extortion

[News24Wire] Ten police officers and eight home affairs officials were arrested in the Free State on Wednesday morning for allegedly extorting money from foreigners, the South African Police Service said.

[News24Wire] Ten police officers and eight home affairs officials were arrested in the Free State on Wednesday morning for allegedly extorting money from foreigners, the South African Police Service said.

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US Ambassador -UN Aiding ‘Corrupt’ Government

[VOA] U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday accused the world body of aiding a “corrupt” government in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

[VOA] U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday accused the world body of aiding a "corrupt" government in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa