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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Presidency Reviews Approved 2020 Budget – Thisdaylive

    The presidency has set up a committee to scrutinise the 2020 Appropriation Bill passed by the National Assembly, charging it to look critically into the differentials between the figure submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari and the one approved by the legislature, and advise the president …...
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    Politics Saraki Raises the Alarm as EFCC Moves to Seize His Ilorin House – Thisdaylive

    The former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described the move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to file another process in the Federal High Court, Lagos, in which it is seeking the interim order of the court for the forfeiture of his home … Read more via...
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    Politics FAAC: FG, States, LGs Share N702.058bn for October – Thisdaylive

    The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) wednesday shared a total of N702.058 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of October. This was announced in a communique read by Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris after the FAAC meeting in Abuja...
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    Politics Wada Heads to Tribunal as INEC Declares Bello Kogi Poll Winner – Thisdaylive

    The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in last Saturday’s election in Kogi State, Mr. Musa Wada, yesterday rejected the declaration of Governor Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) .... Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More...
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    Politics Criticism Can’t Stop Declaration of Rivers as Christian State, Says Wike – Thisdaylive

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said criticisms on his declaration of Rivers State as a Christian state could not stop him from affirming the reality. This was coming as he declared that he’s still the governor because of God’s intervention, who dislodged forces of … Read more via...
  6. Nigeria Business News

    Business Report: Border Closure Boosts Naira at Parallel Market – Thisdaylive

    The close of the country’s land borders to its neighbours has kept the value of the naira strong at the parallel market, a new report has shown. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr. Bismarck Rewane.... Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Politics More Revenue for Nigeria as Buhari Assents to PSC Amendment Bill – Thisdaylive

    Nigeria’s push for more revenue from oil has received a major boost as President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assented to the bill amending the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics 2023: PDP Considers Repeating Joint N’East/S’East Presidential Ticket – Thisdaylive

    With Wednesday’s Supreme Court judgment, which drew the curtains on the 2019 presidential election petition, stakeholders in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had since returned to the drawing board to review … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics INEC Raises the Alarm about Likely Bloodbath in Kogi, Bayelsa Guber Polls – Thisdaylive

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned of impending violence ahead of the Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections. INEC’s Chairman, Prof … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Employees Can’t Dictate How Salary Will Be Paid, Ngige Insists – Thisdaylive

    As the country braces up to the challenge of a looming industrial action in public-owned universities over implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has insisted that no employee is at liberty to...
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    Politics Supreme Court Verdict Won’t Cause Defections, Says PDP – Thisdaylive

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday ruled out any mass defections in the party due to the outcome of the Supreme Court judgment that dismissed the party’s presidential election petition against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari..... Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen Kidnap Wife of Deputy Accountant General – Thisdaylive

    Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the wife of Katsina State Deputy Accountant General, Hajiya Lubabatu Sani Lawal. The hoodlums numbering about 20 stormed the victim’s residence located within Government Reserve Area (GRA) on Wednesday night and whisked her away. ... Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Politics Reduce Operational Costs, Buhari Tells Revenue Agencies – Thisdaylive

    As part of measures to bolster the federal government finances, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed revenue generating agencies to drastically cut down their … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Political News
  14. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Emeka Offor’s Daughter Weds in Style – Thisdaylive

    Emeka Offor’s name rings loud in both the social and corporate circles on account of his wealth and knack for celebration of life in grand styles. The billionaire, penultimate Saturday, showed the world again that he could go to any length to make his children happy in life with all that …...
  15. Nigeria Business News

    Business Reduction in Oil Exploration May Plunge Nigeria into Long-term Risks, Explorationists Warn – Thisdaylive

    The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) has warned that the reduction in hydrocarbon exploration and steady depletion of the oil reserves will drive Nigeria into risks of long-term disruption to oil and gas supplies, power generation, collapse of industries and significant...
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    Business Report: NNPC Spent $396.33m on Refineries TAM in Four Years – Thisdaylive

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) reportedly spent a whopping $396.33 million between 2013 and 2017 – a period of four years, to carryout repair works under the Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) scheme on three of its decrepit refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna, … Read...
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    Business CBN Releases Part of N499bn Credit Penalty to Banks – Thisdaylive

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has Released to some banks part of the N499,175,535,097 deducted from 12 banks as additional cash reserves after the affected banks failed to meet a target … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Politics Jonathan-led AU Observers Declare Mozambique Elections Peaceful, Transparent – Thisdaylive

    The African Union has described Mozambique’s October 15, 2019 general elections as peaceful and conducted in a transparent manner. AU, which deployed a team of election experts and short-term observers to the southern African nation’s Presidential, legislative and provincial elections, noted...
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    Politics APC: Buhari Has Ended Era of Private Jets for Govt Officials – Thisdaylive

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) Thursday stated that President Muhammadu Buhari has ended the era of public officials lavishing Nigeria’s commonwealth on expensive trips. The spokesman of the ruling party, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said in a statement that unlike the era of the Peoples Democratic...
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    Politics Govs, Igbo Leaders Ask Buhari to Declare State of Emergency in South-east – Thisdaylive

    South-east governors and Igbo leaders yesterday in Abuja urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on decayed infrastructure in the region. This is coming as the president has approved N10 billion for the take-off … Read more via Thisdaylive –