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Billionaire business man and oil magnate Prince Arthur Eze has revealed that his decision to explore investment opportunities in Cross River state was influenced by governor Ben Ayade’s giant strides in the areas of Industrialisation. Commending the Governor for his innovative leadership, Prince Eze stated that his investment in the state would complement what Ayade Continue Reading
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The re-election of Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as African Development Bank (AfDB) President for another five-year term is an affirmation of confidence in his ability and commitment to the development of Africa, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said. Adesina, former Nigeria’s Agriculture minister, was last Thursday returned by the Board Continue Reading
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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the Edo and Ondo States’ Commissioners of Police to rejig preparations ahead of the governorship elections coming up in both states. The Force spokesman, Frank Mba, in a statement on Sunday, said the order was to accommodate and address the threats and emerging trends as contained in […]Continue Reading
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The Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah, yesterday justified the $1m trade levy and other regulations imposed on Nigerian traders in Ghana. Nkrumah was reacting to a statement last week by the Nigerian Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, that 825 Nigerians were deported from Ghana in one year. Mohammed had also said Nigeria […]Continue Reading
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An Electricity expert, Mr Mohammed Idris on Monday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting a one-year waiver on import levy on prepaid electricity meters. Idris gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Akwanga Local Government Area (LGA) of Nasarawa State. According to him, the waiver by […]Continue Reading
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Kano State Government says it has concluded arrangements to establish additional 130 Girls Secondary Schools in the state. Sanusi Kiru, the state’s Commissioner of Education, made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen, on Sunday in Kano. Sanusi said the schools would be established in 24 selected Local Government Areas of the state, adding that […]Continue Reading
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Re-elected President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, will be sworn-in on Tuesday, September 1, to serve a five-year term. The ceremony, according to the AfDB in a statement on Monday, will be held virtually at 9am. Dr Adesina, Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, was re-elected last week after getting […]Continue Reading