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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro UN: Nigeria’s population now 201m – TheCable

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says Nigeria’s population has hit a new high of 201 million! In its 2019 state of the world population report seen by TheCable, UNFPA said Nigeria’s growth rate has been at an average of 2.6 percent from 2010 to 2019. The fertility rate … Read more...
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    Metro Visa ban threat: FG asks US, UK to monitor ‘desperate’ opposition -

    The federal government has called on the international community to keep a close tab on the opposition ahead of the elections starting in February. Lai Mohammed, minister of information, said this while responding to the threats of the US and UK to ban those who interfere with the elections...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro ‘We can’t divert $600m that doesn’t exist’ – Fashola clears air on Mambilla power project – TheCable

    Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the reports that the Mambilla power project has been stalled, due to an attempt to divert funds, is not true. The $5.8 billion project, a 3,050-megawatt hydropower facility, was conceived in 1982. In a statement on Sunday, Hakeem...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I’m confident of winning the election, says Buhari – TheCable

    President Muhammadu Buhari has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council to work hard as he is sure of victory in the February poll. He made this call on Thursday at the inaugural meeting of the campaign council in Abuja......... Read more via...