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    Afreximbank director: Why Nigeria should participate in intra-Africa trade fair

Afreximbank director: Why Nigeria should participate in intra-Africa trade fair

Kanayo Awani, managing director of Intra-African Trade Initiative at the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), says Nigeria stands a lot to gain by participating at a trade fair scheduled to take place in Egypt in December.Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Monday, Awani said the trade fair would be an avenue to build trade information and open up investment opportunities within [...]

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    Nigerian Politicians, electorate and vote buying

Nigerian Politicians, electorate and vote buying

Election period in Nigeria comes with its own unique 'sales strategy'. It is a season of give and take with lots of commercial activities in the red light street. A time when voter's prostitution reaches its crescendo. As in the real world, what makes prostitution industry thrives is not the availability of female sex hawkers, it is the large supply [...]

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    WHO: Nigeria has the highest number of unvaccinated children in the world

WHO: Nigeria has the highest number of unvaccinated children in the world

Nigeria has the highest number of unvaccinated children in the world, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).In a report released on Monday, the organisation said a total of 19.9 million children miss vaccination yearly.It said 4 million children in this category are Nigerians.The major disadvantage of not being vaccinated is high susceptibility to a disease outbreak. The unvaccinated fellow's immune system [...]

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    Buhari orders repatriation of Nigerians stranded in Russia

Buhari orders repatriation of Nigerians stranded in Russia

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the repatriation of Nigerians stranded in Russia after the World Cup.Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, disclosed this on Monday.There have been reports of scores of Nigerians who travelled to the country for the World Cup but were unable to leave, having discovered that they were swindled.Shehu said the president has directed Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign [...]

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    20 more Nigerians win millions in Week 3 of Star Lager United We Shine

20 more Nigerians win millions in Week 3 of Star Lager United We Shine

A total of twenty new winners emerged in Star Lager United We Shine Millionaires Promo and were presented with their prizes of One Million Naira each at a gala ceremony on Sunday, July 8th, 2018 and Friday July 6th, 2018 in Enugu and Ibadan respectively.This follows the previous week’s presentation event in Abuja, where eleven people were awarded their prizes. [...]

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    ‘Spray naira notes and go to jail’ — CBN warns Nigerians

‘Spray naira notes and go to jail’ — CBN warns Nigerians

The Central Bank of Nigeria says it is a crime to spray, sell or mutilate naira notes.Speaking in Ibadan on Saturday, Priscilla Eleje, acting director, currency operations department at the apex bank, said the offence is punishable by six months imprisonment or N50,000 fine.Eleje was represented at the public sensitization and enlightenment campaign on CBN direct intervention on lower denomination [...]

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    12 Nigerian students to stand trial for alleged cybercrime in Benin Republic

12 Nigerian students to stand trial for alleged cybercrime in Benin Republic

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    China’s national oil company to increase Nigerian investment by $3bn

China’s national oil company to increase Nigerian investment by $3bn

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    Lai: Ekiti victory shows Nigerians are satisfied with Buhari’s performance

Lai: Ekiti victory shows Nigerians are satisfied with Buhari’s performance

Lai Mohammed, minister of Information, says the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Ekiti governorship election is a verdict on the performance of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.Speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Sunday, Mohammed described the election as a referendum.“With the victory of the APC in the election, Nigeria people have spoken, and they [...]

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    Another Nigerian shot dead in South Africa

Another Nigerian shot dead in South Africa

The Nigerian community in South Africa has expressed shock over the killing of Martin Ebuzoeme by unknown assailants.According to NAN, Adetola Olubola, the president of Nigerian union in South Africa, confirmed the news on Sunday in Abuja, saying that the victim was killed in Yeoville, Johannesburg, around 7:30pm on July 12.The killing came barely 24 hours after the visit of [...]

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    Killings: Falana calls for urgent meeting of Nigeria police council

Killings: Falana calls for urgent meeting of Nigeria police council

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has called for an urgent meeting of the Nigeria police council.Falana said the meeting has become expedient as a result of the incessant killings being recorded across the country.In 2018 alone, hundreds of citizens have lost their lives following attacks by bandits, armed robbers as well as attacks and clashes between herdsmen and farmers.Falana said [...]

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    PDP: We’re determined to rescue Nigerians from APC misrule

PDP: We’re determined to rescue Nigerians from APC misrule

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has charged Nigerians who believe in democracy and rule of law not to be deterred by the "obvious vote robbery" in Ekiti state.In a statement signed by Ike Abonyi, his media adviser, Secondus thanked Nigerians particularly those who stood by the party during the "struggle for Ekiti" and assured them [...]

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    Nigerian filmmaker among finalists in Kevin Hart’s film competition

Nigerian filmmaker among finalists in Kevin Hart’s film competition

Pascal Atuma has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Just for Laughs Festival.'Sweet Revenge' is now among the 10 films vying for the win. [...]

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    How Macron humanised France during his visit to Nigeria

How Macron humanised France during his visit to Nigeria

Uncharacteristic of a visiting President, the most cherished location that president Emmanuel Macron, the affable French President wanted to be was not Aso Rock villa seat of power in Abuja, but the “Shrine” in Lagos made popular by Afro beat maestro/civil rights icon, late Fela Kuti.President macron’s fascination with the ‘shrine’may not only be owed to his memories of visiting [...]

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    Buhari departs Nigeria for Netherlands Sunday

Buhari departs Nigeria for Netherlands Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Nigeria for Netherlands on Sunday.The president is expected to participate in activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague.Buhari will deliver a keynote address during the solemn hearing to commemorate the anniversary at courtroom 1 of the ICC’s headquarters.A statement said [...]

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    Ambode ‘rescues 50 stranded Nigerians’ in Russia

Ambode ‘rescues 50 stranded Nigerians’ in Russia

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, has reportedly paid for the return flight of 50 Nigerians stranded in Russia.There have been reports of scores of Nigerians who travelled to the country for the World Cup but were unable to leave, having discovered that they were swindled.Writing via his Instagram page on Saturday, Nnamdi Odimegwu, a motivational speaker, said he was [...]

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