Saturday, January 19, 2019

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    Nigerian ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire is dead

Nigerian ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire is dead

Ibrahim Isah, Nigeria’s ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire, is dead. Some officials at the foreign affairs ministry confirmed this on Wednesday.Quoting sources from the Nigerian Embassy at Deux Plateau, Abidjan, NAN said Isah, aged 60, died at 7pm on Tuesday.The sources said he slumped and died at the Polyclinique Internationale Sainte Anne-Marie (PISAM) where he had gone to see his doctors.The [...]

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    CBN: 36.6m Nigerians have no access to financial services

CBN: 36.6m Nigerians have no access to financial services

The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has received information that 36.6 million Nigerians have no access to financial services.In a statement released on Monday, the apex bank said it would host a conference for national financial inclusion stakeholders in Nigeria.The conference, which aims to facilitate the 80% financial inclusion target, is scheduled to hold on Thursday, January 17 and [...]

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    The Courtroom Nigeria holds 2nd annual induction ceremony

The Courtroom Nigeria holds 2nd annual induction ceremony

The Courtroom Nigeria, a nationwide campus-based column, held its second annual induction ceremony on Friday and Saturday, January 4 and 5, 2019, respectively.The two-day event, which took place at the SU Guest House, Samonda Ibadan, witnessed the official welcome of 18 new scribes, cutting across nine universities across the country.The event featured a series of interactive training sessions facilitated [...]

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    Moments from Armed Forces Remembrance Day across Nigeria

Moments from Armed Forces Remembrance Day across Nigeria

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    FULL LIST: With your Nigerian passport, you can visit these 47 countries without a visa

FULL LIST: With your Nigerian passport, you can visit these 47 countries without a visa

The Japanese passport has been ranked the most powerful passport in the world with citizens enjoying visa-free/visa-on-arrival access to 190 destinations. [...]

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    BBNaija 2019 to be staged in Nigeria — and Ebuka returns as host

BBNaija 2019 to be staged in Nigeria — and Ebuka returns as host

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    TRENDING: Nigerian celebs share hilarious photos as #10YearsChallenge fever spreads

TRENDING: Nigerian celebs share hilarious photos as #10YearsChallenge fever spreads

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    Beyond Brexit – Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

Beyond Brexit – Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

In August this year, Prime Minister Theresa May visited Nigeria. She spoke about increasing investment opportunities, a new trade deal and economic partnership, tackling human trafficking, and assistance to bolster the rule of law and the fight against organized crime.All of this is extremely welcome, and indeed necessary. Unfortunately for Mrs May, the government that she met with led by President [...]

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    N171bn for military, N22bn for Nigeria Airways… inside Buhari’s N422bn package for pensioners

N171bn for military, N22bn for Nigeria Airways… inside Buhari’s N422bn package for pensioners

The proposed 2019 budget submitted before the national assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari earmarks N422 billion for pensioners.Checks made by TheCable into the budget document showed that the military got the highest allocation at N171 billion while the civilian staff of the Defence Intelligence Academy got the lowest allocation at N224 million.The presidency also included N22.86 billion in the budget [...]

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    February 16, 2019: Why Nigerians will not look back

February 16, 2019: Why Nigerians will not look back

BY LAOLU AKANDE There is no way Nigeria is returning to its pastIn this past three and a half years of the Buhari presidency, one, thankfully, has learnt, experienced and been part of quite a number of things. One of those things is the amount of dedication, the depth of patriotic zeal and sheer hard-work that is going on in this [...]

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    FG might plunge Nigeria into needless crisis, says Ohanaeze on CJN’s trial

FG might plunge Nigeria into needless crisis, says Ohanaeze on CJN’s trial

John Nwodo, president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, says the country might be thrown into political instability with the prosecution of Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria.The federal government had filed charges bordering on non-declaration of assets against the CJN.In a statement, Nwodo said Ohaneze received the news of the decision of the federal government to prosecute the CJN "with shock [...]

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    Nigeria’s politics of thugery and two-facedness

Nigeria’s politics of thugery and two-facedness

There is no political party (either dead or alive) in Nigeria that does not make use of thugs to either get to power or remain in power and it did not start in 1999! Those who understand where we are coming from can identify with the dirty-issue I am raising here. As long as the politics of thugery continues to [...]

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    Buhari shouldn’t plunge Nigeria into crisis, says Atiku’s aide on Onnoghen’s CCT trial

Buhari shouldn’t plunge Nigeria into crisis, says Atiku’s aide on Onnoghen’s CCT trial

Phrank Shaibu, an aide of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to throw Nigeria into an avoidable crisis over the "desperation to sack" Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).In a statement on Saturday, Shaibu said the principle of separation of powers remains sacrosanct in a democracy irrespective of what  [...]

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    Henceforth, Nigerians travelling to Ethiopia have to declare money, jewelry above $3000

Henceforth, Nigerians travelling to Ethiopia have to declare money, jewelry above $3000

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    JCI launches ‘IpledgeNigeria’ campaign to sensitise voters

JCI launches ‘IpledgeNigeria’ campaign to sensitise voters

The Victoria Island chapter of Junior Chamber International has launched 'IpledgeNigeria' campaign to sensitise Nigerians on nation building ahead of the general election.Olamipo Adeola, chapter president of the organisation, said the initiative is to reawaken the consciousness of the people to be more committed in their various responsibilities to the nation.She said youth involvement in the affairs of the country [...]

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    ‘NBC will ban it next week’ — how Nigerians received Falz’s ‘Talk’ video

‘NBC will ban it next week’ — how Nigerians received Falz’s ‘Talk’ video

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