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Lagos, Kebbi Partner On Food Security, Plan 70 Percent Production Of Nigeria’s Rice Needs

Lagos and Kebbi governments on Wednesday entered into a partnership on the establishment of a commodity value chain, the government said in a statement. Speaking in Lagos at the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between both states,...

This Isn’t A Motor Park To Be Throwing Your Hands Anyhow And Shouting, Judge Tells EFCC Lawyer During Case Involving Australian Contractor

An Abuja High Court Judge, Justice Peter Affen, has berated the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly intimidating his court and for attempting to stall a case involving it and an Austrian Security contractor, Mr. Wolfgang Wolfgang...

DSS Scuttles Dasuki’s Trial Again, Claims He Refused To Come To Court

The refusal of the Department of the State Security Service (DSS) to produce former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki before an Abuja High Court stalled his trial on Wednesday. At the resumed hearing, Rotimi Jacob who is prosecuting for...

Give Us Till 2020 To Meet The Water Needs Of Lagosians, Says Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, who has been in power for ten months, declared on Tuesday that the State Government is putting in place what it takes to meet up and exceed the projected 733 million gallons of...

Here Are The Key Decisions By Nigeria’s National Economic Council Retreat

The following are highlights of the just concluded NEC Retreat: 1. Agreement reached for concerted and consistent efforts to diversify revenue sources 2. Expand compliance on VAT, adopting a gradual plan for rate increase 3. Increase expenditure through borrowing, which should be...

PDP Chairman Calls On INEC To Obey The Law And Declare Results Collated In Rivers

The Chairman of Nigeria's main opposition party, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff, on Tuesday, called on the country's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare results already collated in the Rivers State rerun parliamentary elections held on Saturday, saying that withholding results...

Collapsed Economy: CACOL Calls On Buhari’s Govt To Go Beyond ‘Sloganeering And Phraseologies’

The All Progressives Congress government headed by President Muhammadu Buhari has failed to bring out the positive economic change it promised Nigerians during the last presidential campaign, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, said on Tuesday, and called on...

Boko Haram Kills Nigerian Soldier As 58 Terrorists Are Gunned Down

Boko Haram terrorists killed a Nigerian soldier on Monday during confrontations at Musari village in Borno State, the Nigerian Army said in a statement, adding that 58 militants were gunned down. "In continuation with the clearance of the remnants of the...

7 Nigerian Ex-Governors, Other Public Thieves, To Lose Billions Smuggled To Dubai

A source at Nigeria's anti-corruption agency contacted some journalists on Monday to leak the story of an investigation the EFCC is allegedly carrying out in Dubai. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is trying to recover billions allegedly stolen...

N687m Scam: Court Affirms Jurisdiction To Try Akpobolokemi, Ex-NIMASA DG

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere has dismissed an application by a former Director -General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr. Patrick Akpobolokemi, challenging its jurisdiction to entertain his trial. Mr. Akpobolokemi is standing trial...
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Read IMF’s Kristalina Georgieva’s remarks to World Economic Forum highlighting the “great reset” needed amid COVID-19

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