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Arewa House inducts EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu into President Muhammadu Buhari’s hall of fame

The Acting Chairman of the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Mustapha Magu, was, on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, inducted into the President Muhammadu Buhari Integrity Hall of Fame in recognition of his record...

Nigeria House of Representatives seeks better welfare for workers

The Nigerian House of Representatives will continue to engage the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to better the lives of the Nigerian workers so that they could always put in their best, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has said.

Furor in Nigeria over budget cuts to education and healthcare amid COVID-19 and plans to spend N27 billion on National Assembly renovations

Nigeria's Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN special rapporteurs urging them to use their “mandates to urgently request the Nigerian government and the leadership of the National Assembly to...

Nigeria Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513 billion external borrowing request

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 (Five Billion, Five Hundred and Thirteen Million United States Dollars) external borrowing request.  The approval came following consideration and adoption of the report of...

African Development Bank delivers on a decade of transformative commitments to reduce poverty

For the past five decades, the African Development Bank Group has been at the forefront of driving Africa’s economic transformation, leveraging its diverse resources and unique know-how as an indigenous development finance institution.

Prophet TB Joshua: God has not told me to reopen the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN)

Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has reacted to the announcement from the Nigerian Government regarding the reopening of churches, insisting he will only open The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) when he “hears from God”...

Nigerian President to embattled President of African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina: Don’t worry, I will stand by you

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will stand solidly behind Dr Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). President Buhari spoke at State House...

Nigeria Senate confirms appointment of 37 nominees of Federal Character Commission

The Nigerian Senate on a Tuesday confirmed the appointment of 37 nominees forwarded to the upper chamber by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation.  The nominees were confirmed after the upper chamber considered the...

Senate president Ahmad Lawan calls for stiffer penalties against rape in Nigeria

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has advocated for stiffer penalties against rape in Nigeria.  Lawan made the call in his concluding remarks on a motion considered to condemn the increasing cases...

N-Power and Sadiya Farouk’s detractors – Perspectives by Emma Agu

In my early days as editor, one day, as I agonised openly over what I had considered was a misreading of my intentions leading, at times, to hostility towards me, my colleague Tony Nzotta, asked me...

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Nigeria Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513 billion external borrowing request

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 (Five Billion, Five Hundred and Thirteen Million...

Read IMF’s Kristalina Georgieva’s remarks to World Economic Forum highlighting the “great reset” needed amid COVID-19

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African equity capital markets activity see downward turn but increase in domestic investors -PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria

Data presented from  the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Nigeria 2019 African Capital Market Watch, which reviewed the performance of Africa’s capital markets between...

Nigeria Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513 billion external borrowing request

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 (Five Billion, Five Hundred and Thirteen Million United States Dollars) external borrowing...

Nigeria’s SERAP writes Buhari to provide spending details and audit of ‘fresh’ $5.513 billion loan

The Nigerian Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him...
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