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Buhari Asked Us To Focus On Northern Nigeria — World Bank President

The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, said on Thursday that the bank had concentrated on the northern region of Nigeria in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s request. Kim

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Wenger Salutes Nigeria over Super Eagles Qualification

Arsene Wenger WORLD CUP 2018 Mikel’s Russian girlfriend excited with the ticket to the World Cup Femi Solaja Arsenal Manager, Arsene Wenger, has congratulated Nigeria for emerging the first

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'Nigeria is Far Ahead of Peers in Payment System'

Ebere Nwoji The Managing Director, Integrated Cash Management Services (ICMS), Oluwaseun Bamisile, has said that contrary to assumption among Nigerians that Nigeria is behind in its financial

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Monkeypox: Nigeria to receive confirmatory test results Friday – Official

Results of laboratory tests to confirm or refute the outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria will be out on Friday, the national coordinator, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu,

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NDDC PhD scholars protest at Nigeria High Commission in London

Some beneficiaries of a scholarship scheme put in place by the Nigerian government through the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, on Thursday protested at the Nigeria House in London over

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Population of Nigeria by states: Latest data

According to reports released by the UN, the population of Nigeria as at 2017 is estimated to be 190.4 million. According to forecasts, this figure will rise to 194 million by 2018. Births are

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Nigeria Public Procurement Act most complex in the world – Agric Minister

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe said, Nigeria’s current Procurement Act was the most complex in the world. He told the Senate Committee on Agriculture when he

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Nigeria Customs Comptroller's convoy attacked

The Comptroller of Nigeria Customs Services in Ogun State, Sani Madugu, on Tuesday escaped death after suspected smugglers attacked his convoy. Mr. Madugu was returning to Idiroko from Abeokuta

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Nigeria ratifies four copyright treaties

These instruments of ratification, which refer to letters signed by a head of government concerning a treaty, were delivered to director general of the WIPO Francis Gurry at the 57th general

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CSOs give Nigeria Police 5 days ultimatum to vacate Peace Corps office

– A coalition has threatened to occupy the Force Headquarters in Abuja – The coalition called eon the police inspector general to withdraw officers deployed to the headquarters of the

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145 child-bearing women, 2300 children under 5 die daily in Nigeria – Unicef

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—A researcher with  Benin-based Centre for Population and Environmental Development, CPED, Dr. Francis Onojeta has disclosed that an average of 145 Nigerian

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2019: Why David Mark should be Nigeria's next president – PDP youths

The youth wing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has explained why Nigerians should queue behind former Senate President, David Mark, as their president in 2019. The youth group on Wednesday

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IMF warns Nigeria, others on dangers of foreign loans

By Emeka Anaeto & Babajide Komolafe, reporting from Washington DC The International Monetary Fund, IMF, yesterday, warned Nigeria and other low income countries against the dangers of

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Archbishop Onaiyekan reveals those behind story of Nigeria's Islamisation

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has said that those behind the allegation peddled in some quarters about the Islamization of Nigeria were people desperately struggling

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Labour unions, rights groups seek a restructured Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Members of organised unions, including professionals and non-professionals across the country are beginning to join their voices to the rising number of agitators

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Nigeria's Poor Implementation of Health Pledges

Isaac Adewole Time and time again, the Nigerian Government has shown that it is good at making commitments at global forums on behalf of the country but ends up not implementing them. Martins

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Nigeria's Screen Diva, Genevieve Nnaji, Stars In Hollywood Film

Nigeria’s screen diva, Genevieve Nnaji is starring in a movie, “Farming” alongside Hollywood actors Kate Beckinsale, Damon Idris, and Gugu Mmbatha-Raw. The film which is being

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North prepared for Nigeria's breakup – Ango Abdullahi

Former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University and Secretary of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi has asserted that the North is not afraid of breaking up.

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