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    Politics 2019: Mass voter turnout likely as more Nigerians go for PVCs – BusinessDay

    The deafening calls from various quarters on Nigerians to seize the opportunity of the ongoing continuous voter registration exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to obtain their permanent voter cards (PVCs) ahead of the 2019 general elections may be clear signs of …...
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    Politics 2019: Senate to adopt Reps’ order of elections – BusinessDay

    Senators are set to adopt the reordering of schedule of elections approved by the House of Representatives, BusinessDay learns. A member of the conference committee on the Amendment of the Electoral Act, who attended the panel’s meeting on Wednesday last week, said lawmakers had … via...
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    Politics Obasanjo’s poor record in identifying ‘great leaders’ blights new movement – BusinessDay

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s very poor record in identifying leaders is now a source of concern that his championed third force Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) may yet disappoint Nigerians by foisting a below par leadership on the country in 2019 if historical antecedents … via...
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    Politics Ajimobi, Alaafin reject cattle colony – BusinessDay News

    As the proposed establishment of cattle colonies by the Federal government continued to generate controversies, the Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi and Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi have rejected, in totality, the proposal. Sixteen Nigerian states, all in North have agreed to ...
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    Metro Whistleblowers leak hideout of militia, armed herdsmen in Taraba, Nasarawa – BusinessDay :...

    Concerned members of Nigeria’s House of Representatives from Taraba state have revealed details of the hideouts of suspected militia and armed herdsmen who unleash terror on their communities, and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to authorise the deployment of the military to the state …...
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    Politics MPC hangs in balance as Senate reaffirms it will not confirm CBN nominees – BusinessDay

    It appears the meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may stay on hold for longer than anticipated as the Senate insisted today (Thursday) that it will not confirm CBN nominees until President Buhari removes Ibrahim Magu as Acting … via BusinessDay...
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    Metro SEMA confirms 5 dead, 39 injured in Maiduguri multiple explosions – BusinessDay : News you...

    by Bill Okonedo | February 1, 2018 9:48 am The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said five people were killed in the suicide bomb attack at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, Maiduguri on Wednesday. SEMA also confirmed that 39 others sustained various degrees of …...
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    Politics Nigeria drops to 97 of 113 countries in rule of law ranking – WJP – BusinessDay

    Nigeria received another slap yesterday after it was downgraded by the World Justice Project (WJP) in its rule of law adherence, dropping one position to 97 out of 113 countries. The WJP released its 2017/2018 Rule of Law Index, which measures rule of law adherence across … via BusinessDay ...
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    Politics Obasanjo’s letter fires up opposition as two coalitions to oust APC emerge in Abuja – BusinessDay Ne

    In what could signal a significant move in the bid to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) from Aso Rock, the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, apparently being backed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo was launched in Abuja today. In a special …...
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    Politics Obasanjo: CNN galvanises Nigerians to vote out Buhari, APC – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    Following the chiding which former President Olusegun Obasanjo delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari, last week, where he cited issues of corruption, insecurity, poor economy and clannishness of the Buhari government, the Coalition for a New Nigeria (CNN) is calling on all Nigerians … via...
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    World Oil Boom Gives the U.S. a New Edge in Energy and Diplomacy – NYT > Business Day

    Photo A pumpjack in a Permian Basin oil field in west Texas. The area has been a focus of the shale drilling boom. Credit Spencer Platt/Getty Images North America HOUSTON — A substantial rise in oil prices in recent months has led to a resurgence in American oil … via NYT > Business Day –...
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    Metro Court declines to compel Buratai to produce IPOB leader, Kanu – BusinessDay : News you can...

    By Felix Omohomhion, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, refused to order the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to produce the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu In a ruling, Justice Binta Nyako, held that … via BusinessDay ...
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    Politics Buhari, security chiefs discuss US stringent conditions for $495m fighter jets sale –...

    President Muhamamdu Buhari on Thursday met with the security chiefs behind closed doors on Thursday and basically discussed the stringent conditions imposed by the United States government for the sale of 12 Super Tucano A29 planes and other weapons worth $495 million. The meeting held at …...
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    Politics Obasanjo’s seven letters till date have preceded fall of incumbent presidents – BusinessDay

    Two-time former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written seven letters criticising incumbent presidents since 1976- when he stepped aside for first executive president, Shehu Shagari, and history shows that all of those letters marked the beginning of the end for their targets. Obasanjo, who...
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    Politics Senate orders audit of $16bn Egina deep-sea oil project – BusinessDay

    The Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Investigation of the local content elements and cost variations of the $16 billion Egina offshore oil project has ordered that the account of the project be audited to ensure that Nigeria is not trapped in perpetual debt without any benefits from … --via...
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    Politics Senate accuses NNPC of operating $137m illegal bank account – BusinessDay News

    The Senate has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of operating an illegal bank account worth about $137 million. Speaking through a Point of Order at Tuesday plenary, Chairman Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, Dino Melaye (APC Kogi West), alleged that the...
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    Business NEM Insurance stocks seen as investors’ delight –

    Nem Insurance Nigeria Plc is the fastest growing insurer among the insurance 15 Index as its attractive valuation and robust earnings are an allure to investors. The Nigerian insurer has historically traded at a Price to Book Ratio (P/B) ratio of 1.30 times, behind most capital … via...
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    Politics Kwara passes urban, regional planning bill into law – BusinessDay

    Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Ali Ahmad, has commended the state governor, Abdul Fatah Ahmed, for signing the State Urban and Regional Planning Bill 2017 into Law, saying the prompt assent to the Law has ushered in a new dawn in the state. … via BusinessDay : News you can...
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    Politics Obanikoro tasks NASS on speedy passage of 2018 budget – BusinessDay

    A former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro has urged the National Assembly to ensure speedy passage of the 2018 before the end of February for appreciable implementation. Obanikoro, who recently defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives...
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    Metro Nigerian students still shun UK varsities, cross over to US, Canada – BusinessDay : News...

    The tide of Nigerian students desiring to attend university in the United Kingdom (UK) fell by 65 percent between 2014 and 2015, and fluctuated in 2016-17, as Nigerian students move to the United States of America and Canada. Growth in the number of students going to … via BusinessDay : News...
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