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By Sam Hill (Newsweek) It’s midnight in a medieval palace in the oldest city in West Africa: Kano, Nigeria. A thousand years ago, this was one of the richest cities in the world, the terminus of the cross-Saharan trade that brought salt to exchange for slaves, gold and ivory. The palace has 5-foot thick walls, […]Continue Reading
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There is “no intention” among the members of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) to engage in coordinated market management during periods of low prices, GECF Secretary General Yury Sentyurin said in an interview with S&P Global Platts. Over the past decade there has been speculation that the GECF could morph into a “Gas OPEC” […]Continue Reading
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Press Release: The recent actions of Governor Nyesom Wike against traditional stools in Rivers State have been described as “demeaning, unbecoming, irresponsible, despicable, unacceptable and unbefitting” for someone who occupies such a dignified office. Prominent son of Rivers State, Dr Dakuku Peterside stated while reacting to the way and manner Governor Wike Continue Reading
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Lagos, Nigeria. The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and All On have officially opened the application window for the 2020 Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge, which will provide up to $100,000 in blended finance per enterprise for successful applicants. The 2020 application window opens on January 15 and closes on February 29, 2020.  The Rockefeller Foundation is Continue Reading
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EXX Africa: “Asset freezing seems to be politically motivated” Risk analysis agency report points out that Isabel dos Santos could be the victim of something similar to the so-called “Lawfare”, an abusive legal war to annihilate political opponents. Risk assessment firm EXX Africa has published a report analyzing the government’s Continue Reading
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Turkish Minister of Trade,Mrs. Ruhsar Pekcan has identified multiple taxation and high import duties as major hindrance against Turkish investment in Nigeria. Speaking at the Nigerian-Turkish Business Forum in Abuja ,the Minister lamented that Turkish businesses face double and even triple taxation ,urging Nigeria to streamline her tax system to facilitate investment. The Continue Reading
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Arch. Waziri Bulama has been named the new National Secretary by the National Working Committee(NWC) of the All Progressives Congress(APC). He was named during a stormy NWC meeting with the National Vice Chairman North East, Comrade Salihu Mustapha, insisting the announcement should not be made after a motion to that effect was reportedly moved by […]Continue Reading