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    PROMOTED: Glo shuts down Ikeja Computer Village as 100 Nigerians win in ‘My Own Don Beta’ promo

PROMOTED: Glo shuts down Ikeja Computer Village as 100 Nigerians win in ‘My Own Don Beta’ promo

It was excitement all the way at Computer Village, Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday as 100 Nigerians emerged winners in the first draw of Recharge and Win Big Promo (My Own Don Beta), an empowerment promo packaged by national telecommunications company, Globacom. The winners emerged in a computerised live draw held openly at Oremeji Street, supervised by officials of National Lottery Regulatory Commission and [...]

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    Over 12m Nigerians benefitting from SIPs, says minister

Over 12m Nigerians benefitting from SIPs, says minister

Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says over 12 million Nigerians are benefitting from the social investment programmes (SIPS).The minister said this on Friday during an event to flag off a partnership between the National Social Investments Office (NSIO) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).“I am pleased to say [...]

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    Onyeama: Nigeria does NOT have direct communication link with its missions

Onyeama: Nigeria does NOT have direct communication link with its missions

Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, says Nigeria does not have any direct communication link with its foreign missions.Speaking when he appeared before the house of representatives committee on foreign affairs on Thursday, the minister said the country's embassies and high commissions lack 21st century communication technologies.Onyeama, who came to defend the ministry’s proposed budget for 2020, said the lack [...]

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    IMF: Nigeria’s growth too slow to reduce poverty

IMF: Nigeria’s growth too slow to reduce poverty

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Nigeria's economy would have to grow at a faster pace to witness a reduction in its poverty numbers.Kristalina Georgieva, the IMF managing director, made this known on Thursday at the opening press conference of the IMF and World Bank meetings."Nigeria matters to the whole of Africa. When Nigeria does well, Africa does well. The [...]

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    Buhari: Nigeria will prosper if we get infrastructure right

Buhari: Nigeria will prosper if we get infrastructure right

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will get better if needed infrastructure is put in place.In a series of tweets on Friday, the president said good infrastructure will lead the country towards prosperity.He reiterated his commitment to providing infrastructure, saying it will be a priority of his administration."I firmly believe that if we get infrastructure right in Nigeria, our roads, rail, [...]

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    YIAGA, Ford Foundation to hold conference on Nigeria’s democracy in Washington

YIAGA, Ford Foundation to hold conference on Nigeria’s democracy in Washington

Samson Itodo, executive director of YIAGA Africa, says his organisation, National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and the Ford Foundation will hold a conference on Nigeria's 20 years of democracy in Washington DC, US.The conference which is scheduled to take place between October 22 and 23 has as its theme: 'Nigeria’s Democracy at 20: Reflections and Reform'.In a statement issued on [...]

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    PHOTOS: Amaechi in China to inspect locomotives built for Nigeria

PHOTOS: Amaechi in China to inspect locomotives built for Nigeria

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, is currently in China to inspect some of the locomotives (trains) built for Nigeria by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCRC).Surrounded by some CCRC officials, the Nigerian minister test run one of the two motored cars at the company's premises in Qisuyan district, Changzhou, China.Below are some of the pictures of the trip released by [...]

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    Lai: Some Nigerians can’t recite the national anthem

Lai: Some Nigerians can’t recite the national anthem

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says some Nigerians cannot recite the national anthem.Mohammed spoke on Thursday in Abuja at the public presentation of the "Mindshift Advocacy for Development Initiative", a campaign for value-reorientation and attitudinal change among Nigerians.The minister, who was represented by Samuel Soughul, a director in the ministry, said as patriotic citizens, Nigerians are expected to love everything associated [...]

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    REVEALED: West Ham goalkeeper makes Nigeria’s 21-man list for U-17 World Cup

REVEALED: West Ham goalkeeper makes Nigeria’s 21-man list for U-17 World Cup

English Premier League goalkeepers from West Ham United and Bournemouth Football Club will be keeping the shots as Manu Garba lists his 21-man final list for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup, TheCable can report.The goalkeepers are Jinadu Daniel (picture) and Oluwabusola Joseph.The Eaglets, who made a return to the biennial international men's youth football championship, will be led by Samson [...]

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    Otunuga: On paper, 2020 budget can improve Nigeria’s economy

Otunuga: On paper, 2020 budget can improve Nigeria’s economy

Lukman Otunuga, a senior research analyst at global forex trading firm, FXTM, says the 2020 budget as presented by President Muhammadu Buhari has the ability to elevate Nigeria's economy -- on paper.Otunuga said some of the revenue targets set by the executive arm of government are quite ambitious, running the risk of falling short and affecting budget implementation as seen [...]

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    Nigeria’s first family and the war within

Nigeria’s first family and the war within

BY GIDADO YUSHAU SHUAIBIf a President cannot address a family problem before it goes public, how can he address the herculean task of governance and nation-building? This has been my concern since the rumour mongers went to town with marriage speculation in the Presidency.Frankly speaking, the media handlers of President Muhammadu Buhari could have handled the rumour of his purported wedding [...]

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    INTERVIEW: I ignore food when I fail to score goals, says Nigeria’s Tayo Saliu

INTERVIEW: I ignore food when I fail to score goals, says Nigeria’s Tayo Saliu

Tayo Saliu, a Nigerian footballer who plies his trade with Malmo FC, Swedish club side, says he rejects food when he does not score during any match he plays in.In an interview with TheCable, Saliu, who is yet to put on the country's jersey, opened up on his journey from the nation's league and why he is called "the lion".The beast, [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Nigeria was unfairly phased out at Mr Global 2019, says Triumph Moses

INTERVIEW: Nigeria was unfairly phased out at Mr Global 2019, says Triumph Moses

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    Nigeria ‘has attained’ food sufficiency

Nigeria ‘has attained’ food sufficiency

Maimuna Habib, director of projects coordinating unit at the federal ministry of agriculture and rural development, says Nigeria has attained food sufficiency.Habib spoke in Abuja during a programme held in commemoration of the World Food Day.She said the country had gone into value addition of its commodities from the north to the south.The director added that farmers have started making [...]

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    GetaJob Nigeria launches online recruitment portal

GetaJob Nigeria launches online recruitment portal

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    Nigerians need to pray more over insecurity, says Lawan

Nigerians need to pray more over insecurity, says Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan says Nigeria needs more prayers to overcome its challenges.A statement by Ola Awoniyi, his special adviser on media, quoted Lawan as saying this when he received a delegation of the Christian legislators' fellowship of the national assembly.The delegation was led by Ovie Omo-Agege, deputy senate president, and Orji Kalu, senate chief whip, was also in attendance.According [...]

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