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    Politics Yobe Governor, Gaidam Sends Commissioner Home For Sleeping

    Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, on Thursday directed a sleeping commissioner at the presentation of the 2017 budget to the State House of Assembly to go home for more sleep. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the governor had barely commenced reading the budget speech when the...
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    Business Nigeria: Prices of Bread Increases By 50%

    Bread consumers in Hadejia, Jigawa have expressed concern over persistent hike in prices, amid increasing demand for the commodity. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that prices of bread had gone up by about 50 per cent in the area. A medium loaf of bread is sold at N270 as against N200...
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    Business Trump’s Victory Cannot Revive the Naira – Economist tells Nigerians

    The election victory of Donald Trump as U.S. president-elect would not affect the Naira. An economist and an analyst told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that Nigeria should focus more on policies that would revive the economy. Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, former Managing Director of...
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    Politics Governor Tambuwal To Establish Mini Cement Company in Sokoto

    Alhaji Bello Goronyo, the Sokoto State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources Development, says the ministry is facilitating the establishment of a mini cement company in the state. The commissioner disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on...
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    Business Nigeria Expects 26 Ships Laden With Petroleum Products, Food Items

    Nigeria is expecting about twenty six ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from October 31 to November 23, 2016. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – `Shipping Position’, – a copy of which was...
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    Business Naira Weakens 100% Against Cameroon CFA

    The Federal Government has been called upon to intervene and rescue the largest cattle market in West Africa from collapse due to weak of naira exchange. The Sarki Tuke of Mubi Emirate in Adamawa, Alhaji Rabi’u Ali made the call in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Mubi on...
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    Metro Kogi: Fulani Group Chairman, Ibrahim Abubakar Assassinated

    The Chairman, Kogi Chapter of Wuro Miyetti-Allah Association, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen who invaded his residence in the early hours of Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unknown gunmen numbering about eight, invaded the Peace...
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    Business NCC Increases International Termination Rate from N3.90 to N24.40

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that the International Termination Rate (ITR) has been reviewed to N24.40 per minute. The telecommunications regulator said in a statement on Saturday in Lagos, that the review of the interconnect charges was for inbound traffic. “The...
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    Business Nigeria Should Devalue Naira to Tackle Recession - EU

    A European Union (EU) has advised the federal government to devalue the naira as part of measures to tackle the economic recession. An official, Fillippo Amato, Counsellor, Head of Trade and Economics Section of EU, made this known in an interview with journalists yesterday. The naira...
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    Business Dangote's $17Bn Refinery to Create 300,000 Jobs

    The Dangote Industries Limited 17 billion-dollar refinery project will create over 300,000 direct and indirect jobs by the first quarter of 2019, the Chief Operating Officer, Mr Olakunle Alake, has said. Alake made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on...
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    Politics Maiduguri Is More Secure Than Lagos, Abuja - Governor Shettima

    Governor Kashim Shettima has said Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State is more secure than Lagos and Abuja. Governor Shettima said he abandoned the use of bulletproof cars as an act of sympathy with the suffering masses who had no means of self protection from terrorists and to show how...
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    Politics Edo Election: PDP Candidate, Ize-Iyamu Disappoints Edo Widows

    The PDP Edo state governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu campaign team on Monday left over 80 widows hungry and disappointed after they spent many hours waiting for members of the team and then leaving for their homes, with almost nothing. The widows had gathered at Norion Foundation...
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