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Major discussions from the Nigerian Senate last week

Major discussions from the Nigerian Senate last week

Lawmakers of the Upper Chamber only used two of three days in the past week to deliberate on national matters. This is because they dedicated the whole of Wednesday to eulogise...
Nigeria govt wants broadcasting outfits to prioritise disability matters

Nigeria govt wants broadcasting outfits to prioritise disability matters

The Federal Government will soon mandate public broadcasting outfits to pay special attention to issues that concern people living with disabilities, Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation...

VIDEO: How introduction of N50 charge on POS transaction threatens Financial Inclusion

The federal government recently mandated the Central Bank of Nigeria to strictly implement Merchant Service Charge, which would impose more charges on all POS transactions. To this end, the...

Court dismisses Briton’s bail variation application

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, dismissed the application for bail variation filed by a British national, James Nolan. In his ruling on Monday, the judge, Okon Abang, said...
EFCC arraigns Boroh for N975m Amnesty fraud

EFCC arraigns Boroh for N975m Amnesty fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Abuja zonal office, on Thursday, arraigned the duo of Paul Boroh...
Why it’s difficult to enforce local content laws -- Board Secretary

Why it’s difficult to enforce local content laws — Board Secretary

If the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) applies all the laws in the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act, oil production will stop and the petroleum...
Why Nigeria needs to pay more attention to environmental management

Why Nigeria needs to pay more attention to environmental management

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says environmental health is a very important component of nation-building and needs to receive more attention in Nigeria. WHO Country Representative in Nigeria, Peter Clement, said...

Minister plans annual national youth awards

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said that the ministry will collaborate with the stakeholders for effective Nigerian youth development. In his keynote address at the launch...
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OML 11: Court orders Nigerian govt to renew Shell’s licence

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, ordered the federal government to renew the operating licence of the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). Justice Taiwo Taiwo, who delivered the judgment,...
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We have improved health, education sectors

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday in Abuja, said his administration will maintain focus on health and education but would require the support of well-to-do individuals in the country to achieve success...

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