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It seems an end is finally coming to the ongoing strike announced by the Non-Teaching Staff in Nigerian Universities. The meeting between the Federal Government and the unions lasted about 11 hours. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said it was a conciliatory meeting with the leadership of the JAC of the unions …

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The leadership of the All Progressives Congress has told the Women Affairs Minister, Aisha Alhassan that it can no longer trust her The All Progressives Congress has denied asking Women Affairs Minister, Aisha Alhassan to resign over her recent comments on President Muhammadu Buhari. The party also debunked reports that her appearance at the party’s …

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At least 500 police officials have been deployed to Aba, in Abia Sate, to help restore peace in the community that has seen days of unrest. Military deployment to the community had triggered unrest, with some reports of clash between personnel of the Nigerian Army and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The …

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The President has announced that he will be traveling to London after attending the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly Why does Nigeria’s President love London so much? Buhari will return to London after attending the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 72), which opens on Tuesday September 19. An …

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The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, on Friday said Nigeria’s inflation rate dropped from 16.05 per cent in July to 16.01 per cent in August. The NBS made this known in its Consumer Price Index, CPI, report which measures inflation. The development, the NBS noted, is the seventh consecutive month that the index would be …

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Anambra State has cleared 35 candidates to participate in the November 18 governorship election in the state. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Nkwachukwu Orji, said this at a civil society group forum in Awka. Mr. Orji told participants that ‘‘candidates who held their primaries without the consent …

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IPOB

The Nigerian military has declared the pro-Biafra separatist group, IPOB, a “terrorist organisation.” The military made the declaration in a statement on Friday by the Director of Defence Information, John Enenche. Clashes between soldiers on a military operation and IPOB members in Abia State have left several people wounded. Although there have been reports of …

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Dangote Cement Plc, which is the mostcapitalised company listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), wednesday confirmed that it plans to acquire the entire share capital of PPC Limited-South Africa’s leading cement firm. In a notification to the NSE, the board of directors of Dangote Cement disclosed it had communicated its interest to acquire the …

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wo multinational operating companies, Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (NAE) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) have set plans for in-country fabrication and integration of over 50 per cent of the topsides of their projects’ floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels. The projects are the Zabazaba deepwater project being executed by NAE in …

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Together with ICT giant MTN Nigeria, Nkechi aims to empower and inspire young Nigerian scholars to explore their potentials and embrace greatness in a world designed to limit dreams and aspirations. The company, which purchased 750 copies of her book for distribution across public primary and secondary schools in Lagos State is doing so in a …

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