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Reps approve N831.239bn for INEC, security agencies ahead of 2019 elections

October 16, 2018     5:53 pm
The House of Representatives during Tuesday plenary approved the virement of total sum of N831.259 billion for Independent National Electoral Commissi ...
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UPDATED: Senate probes $3.5bn subsidy fund

The Senate has set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the $3.5 billion subsidy recovery fund. Specifically, the upper legislative chamber mandated ...
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2019: Senate approves N53bn election budget for security agencies

The Senate has approved the sum of N53.2 billion for five security agencies for the conduct of the 2019 General Elections. The approval followed adopt ...
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Burger King advances plot to enter Nigeria

Burger King, the world’s second largest burger chain is in advanced talks to open restaurants in Nigeria and some other sub-Saharan African countrie ...


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Ogho Okiti
Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa
M.A. Johnson


Financial Inclusion

2019: APC denies defection of aspirants in Ondo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state has denied reports that notable aspirants were planning to defect from the party. The party in a sta ...

Osun 2018: PDP files petition against Oyetola’s victory

Osun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has filed petition against the victory of the governorship candidate of the All Progressive C ...

Buhari speaks with Liman, father of Midwife slain by ISWAP

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday took time to speak with Mohammed Liman, father of Hauwa Liman, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICR ...

Reps: Bill on National Security Trust Fund passes second reading

The proposed bill which seeks to establish of the National Security Trust Fund passed through second reading on the floor of the House of Representati ...

2019 Elections: Labour Party has no candidates for all elective positions

The National Executive Council of Labour Party on Tuesday affirmed that it lacks capacity to present candidates for all elective positions in the fort ...

Fashola to speak on true situation of power at Nigeria – South African Chamber Breakfast

Babatunde Fashola, minister for Power, Works and Housing will be the guest speaker at the Monthly Breakfast meeting of the Nigeria South Africa Chambe ...

Nigerians leaving the country out of desperation- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has attributed reasons for Nigeria youths leaving their country to what he described as “sheer desperation” The Preside ...

Farmers say government intervention remains inaccessible

The Small scale women framers organisation of Nigeria(SWOFON) on Tuesday raised the concerns that agricultural interventions by the government remain ...

$40m alleged fraud: I’m unnecessarily being punished for serving Nigeria – Jonathan’s cousin

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Aziboala Robert, opened his defence Tuesday at the Federal High Court, Abuja, saying he was unnece ...

Disappearance of Saudi journalist could unsettle global oil market

Analysts are concerned that the disappearance of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, could unsettle the global oil market, one of the clearest indicati ...

Heritage Bank, NIMASA partner on global maritime safety standards

Heritage Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have j ...

Foreign investments in Africa drops by 3% in H1 2018- UNCTAD

The value of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in Africa dropped by 3 percent to an estimate of $18 billion on a (year-on-year) basis in the First Half ...

Nigeria’s SEC still positive as investors count N1.8trn loss in equities

Nigerian investors are still carrying equity-related loss of N1.8 trillion this year, but its apex regulator – the Securities and Exchange Commi ...

FG says Nigerian maritime domain is constantly under threat of pirate attacks

The Federal Government has raised concern over the high level of security threats confronting the entire Gulf of Guinea, which houses Nigeria’s mari ...

Updated: Ex-Gov. Fayose  storms EFCC office over corruption allegations

Former Governor of of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday visited the old Head Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes commission (EFCC)  ove ...


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Explainer

EXPLAINER Is China capturing Africa with debt

EXPLAINER: Is China capturing Africa with debt?

There was outrage during the week ending September 07, when Zambia, the landlocked southern African nation allegedly lost ownership of...

Explainer: What you need to know about the shared agent project

Recently, specifically in March this year, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with the Bankers Committee established the...

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Explainer : How Angola’s reform will make its oil sector attractive again

With oil production of 1.4mpd still below its heights of 2016, industry experts will be hoping Angola’s oil reform under...



Life & Arts

Memories from the Assembly’s 2018 creative class program

Memories from the Assembly’s 2018 creative class program

With over 300 applications narrowed down to a little over 70 participants, the inaugural edition of the Creative Class Program...

“Layers of Time and Place; What Lies Beneath” exhibition holds at Art Twenty One

Art Twenty One, renowned art space and platform dedicated to promoting local and contemporary art in Nigeria, will have its...

Start-ups compete to represent Nigeria at Seedstars regional Africa summit

Seedstars World, the largest seed-stage start-up competition for emerging markets and fast-growing start-up scenes, has ended its scouting and is...



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FA charge Man United manager Jose Mourinho over abusive comments

The Football Association (FA) has charged Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has over comments he made in Portuguese to a...

Usain Bolt switches to football, signs 2-year contract with Valletta FC

Olympic sprint champion, Usain Bolt, has been offered a two-year contract to play soccer with a Maltese club, Valletta FC,...

Star Lager thrills Uyo fans as Nigeria dominates Libya in AFCON 2019 qualifiers

Nigeria’s premium beer brand, Star Lager, thrilled fans with an unforgettable football and music spectacle at the Star Fan Park...