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A new report has revealed that the ongoing recapitalisation of the Nigerian insurance industry will improve their capacity to underwrite risks, generate adequate returns on investments and make better contributions to the growth of the nation’s economy. Agusto & Co. Limited, the pan-African credit rating agency and the foremost business information provider, stated Continue Reading
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A group of activists and celebrities, including a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, have signed an open letter to Nigeria’s president demanding that he hold accountable security personnel accused of shooting anti-police brutality protesters. The letter, published in the New York Times on Thursday to mark International Human Rights Day, comes nearly two […]Continue Reading
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Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe believes the President Muhammadu Buhari government has failed the country, insisting that there is no way to paper over their failures. “The party (PDP) has its position and the position is very simple: this government has failed,” the Senator who represents Abia South said on Friday’s edition of Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily. “You […]Continue Reading
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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said the Federal Government requires the sum of $656 million to complete work on the Lagos-Ibadan railway project. Amaechi disclosed this on Friday while defending his ministry’s 2021 budget at the Senate. He explained that the amount is needed to put the necessary infrastructure in place for the […]Continue Reading
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Press Statement: Some media houses were looted in the melee which occurred during the ongoing #EndSARS saga, notably The Nation and Television Continental (TVC) which were looted on Wednesday, 21st October, 2020.        Meanwhile the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has expressed sympathy with The Nation newspaper, TVC, LTV and the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ). MURIC’s Continue Reading
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Angry residents of Osun State in Ede Town , Ede North Local Government Area, on Friday broke into a werehouse and carted away COVID-19 Palliatives meant for residents. The raw food item comprising beans, noodles, sugar, salt, garri, rice, pastas among others, were allegedly meant to be distributed to the masses during the heat of […]Continue Reading
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The Nigerian Army says the Exercise Crocodile Smile VI has nothing to do with the #ENDSARS protests. Nigerian Youths  began demonstrating Police Brutality in early October, calling for an End to Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit of the Nigerian Police Force that often operate in mufti.  In a statement on Sunday, Colonel Sagir Musa, the Acting Director Continue Reading