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January 19, 2021
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By DAPO FALADE The Chairman, South-Western Security Network (SWSN), codenamed ‘Amotekun’ in Oyo State, Colonel Kunle Togun (rtd), has disclosed that most commercial motorcyclists in the state are spies for kidnappers and bandits that have entered Yorubaland through porous borders across the country. He said the foreigners, allegedly ferried inside trailers into Oyo among Continue Reading
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The President of Abuja Chamber id Commerce and Industry, Alhaji Al-Mujtaba Abubakar has reiterated the importance of Nigeria to a robust inter-African trade. Speaking at an online press event organised by PETROAFRICA 2021, the new ACCI President said Nigeria as the biggest economy on the continent will continue to play significant role especially against the […]Continue Reading
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In light of the grinding economic impacts of Covid-19, Nigeria’s Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has engaged some international development partners on the Debt Cancellation Campaign Initiative (DCCI) under the umbrella of Conference of Speakers and Heads of African Parliaments (CoSAP). During a roundtable at the National Assembly organised by the Office of the Speaker, Continue Reading
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·      Celebrates SPOMO Act, Deep Blue Project  ·      We’re Poised to Overcome Maritime Insecurity With Home-grown Solutions – Jamoh For the second time in about six months, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), a specialised agency of the United Nations responsible for regulating shipping, has extolled Nigeria’s leadership Continue Reading
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The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Thursday said the federal government should review its border closure policy and allow the resumption of normal trade activities. Nigeria partially closed its land borders in August 2019 and halted all trade via land borders in October 2019. The closures were triggered by the government’s frustration with the […]Continue Reading
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The President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan, on his 63rd birthday. His congratulatory message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled ‘President Buhari greets former President Goodluck Jonathan on 63rd birthday’. The statement read, “On behalf of the Federal Continue Reading
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The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Export Promotion Council, Segun Awolowo, says Nigeria has an advantage over other African countries in the export of services. Awolowo said this at the Africa-China Trade Import and Export Showcase held virtually on Wednesday. He said Nigeria’s relationship with China had grown over time as it was […]Continue Reading
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Nigerian members of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS (MPs) have called for increased budget allocation for agriculture. This they said has become necessaryso as to enhance production to improve food security amid a looming threat of a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in West Africa. This move was […]Continue Reading