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ECOWAS to Strengthen Bloc’s Business Chamber,FEWACI

The Commissioner for Trade and private sector promotion of Economic Community of West African States, Dr. Mamadou Traore, has plegded concerted support of the commission to Strengthen the regional West African Chamber of Commerce,FEWACI. The Commissioner made the plegde in his office on 15th January while hosting the FEWACCI delegation led by it’s president ,Hajia Saratu Iya  […]

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Our Agenda at Petroleum Ministry- Timpreye Silva

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has opened up on the agenda and activities of the Buhari administration in the oil.and gas sector. At a media briefing in Abuj,the mi lister touched wide ra ge of issues. The full statement and speech is published below. To progress the consideration and passage of […]

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Imo Guber: Supreme Court should Reverse itself- PDP Chairman

Being a text of Press Conference by the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) Presented by the National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, in Rejection of the Judgment of the Supreme Court On Imo Governorship Election. Gentlemen of the Press! The National Working Committee of our great party, after a thorough examination of all the issues relating […]

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Civil War Remembrance: We Must Avoid Mistakes of the Past-Presidency

The Presidency has  urged Nigerians to learn serious lessons from.the civil war even as it warned against  the dangers of aggressive regionalism, ethnic baiting and political corruption. Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President  (Media and Publicity) said this in a state to mark the 50th anniversary of the cessation of   Nigeria’s civil war. […]

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Nigeria and Turkey Need Deeper Collaboration-Works Minister

The Minister of State for Works and Housing, Engineer Abubakar D. Aliyu has emphasized the need for more collaboration between Nigeria and Turkey in order to achieve greater success in the development of both countries especially as they share common development goals. Engineer Aliyu made this emphasis when he received on behalf of the Minister […]

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MRA Calls on Kano to Abolish Committee on Media Conduct

Press Release: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Kano State Government to discontinue its move to establish a committee to address alleged professional misconduct and abuse of privilege by media organizations in the State, describing it as an unwarranted and politically motivated effort to restrict media freedom. In a statement issued in Lagos, […]

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OpEd-Nigeria as Black China: Africa’s First Superpower is Coming

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, […]

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Interview: No Plan for ‘Gas OPEC’-GECF Sec General

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” […]

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Insecurity: Gov Masari Restricts Movement of Motorcycles/Tricycles

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has signed an Executive Order restricting the use of  motorcycles and tricycles between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. across the state with effect from Jan. 20. The state Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Alhaji Ahmed El-Marzuq announced this on Wednesday in Katsina. “Section 5, sub section 2 of […]

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