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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Minister Identifies Hicupps in Turkish/Nigeria Trade

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 Minister who […]

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OpEd: Amotekun and the North’s Fears by Lasisi Olagunju

Amidst ruffled feathers, south-western states of Nigeria took their destiny in their hands and launched their Amotekun on Thursday. The Yoruba people know that a madness that takes years figuring out how to be naked will never dance in the marketplace. They have seen the king’s selective potency – and his selective impotence. They also […]

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Inside Details of Shehu Sani Defence

“• The allegations of “extortion” against me is baseless, factless, unfounded, hollow and unsubstantial. • It is a scripted stream of mischievous concoctions and utter fabrications using a puppet state agent; all aimed at splashing feaces and mud on me. • The extortion allegation is nothing but a wholesale falsehood, packaged in a phantom anti-graft […]

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Extortion Allegation: Army Vows to Deal with Culprits

The Nigerian Army has reacted to the allegation by Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, that soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed along Maiduguri – Damaturu Road, were extorting commuters, as well as causing them unnecessary hardship. Col. Aminu Iliyasu, the Army Operations Media Coordinator, stated that the allegation was capable of reversing the gains recorded […]

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Inside Nigeria’s Plans to Boost Digital Economy -Communication Minister

Says President Buhari to sign Executive Order on CNI Protection – Reiterates the goals of digital economy policy – Gives overview of the strategic pillars – Optimistic the 2020-2025 Broadband Plan will be ready in Q1 2020 – Advocates the validation of certificates with skills – Urges citizens to leverage emerging digital capacities to produce […]

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PDP 2023: Bode George Plans to Challenge Atiku

The race for the 2023 presidency may have begun in earnest as a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has indicated interest in the number one position in the land,Daily Trust has reported. This may bring the PDP chief in confrontation with Atiku Abubakar who is expected to […]

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President Buhari, Security Chiefs Strategise for 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the nation’s security agencies to establish peace in 2020. The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas, gave this indication in Abuja while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of today’s Security Council meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. For this reason, he said the Security Council had […]

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EDITORIAL: Containing this Deepening National Division

Nigerians are entering the last year of the decade deeply divided with those supporting and opposing the status quo unrelenting in their entrenched positions.From the political elite to the economic operators,the differences are palpable and the gulf deepening.Is elite battle in anyway in the interest of the masses? The Buhari administration had posited that previous […]

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