Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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    Nigerian ambassador to Qatar is dead

Nigerian ambassador to Qatar is dead

Abdullahi Wase, Nigeria's ambassador to Qatar, is dead.Tope Elias-Fatile, spokesman of the foreign affairs ministry, announced his passing in a statement on Saturday.He said Wase had been sick for some time prior to his death on Friday night."The late envoy will be buried in Doha at 7.00pm (local time) today," the statement read.“The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, received [...]

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    Ezinne Akudo appointed creative director of Miss Nigeria pageant

Ezinne Akudo appointed creative director of Miss Nigeria pageant

Ezinne Akudo, 2013 Miss Nigeria, has been appointed as the pageant’s new creative director.  [...]

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    PMB: The first president of northern Nigeria

PMB: The first president of northern Nigeria

Those who blindly approve and endorse everything Buhari does are doing a good job, provided it is putting food on their table and tossing some coins into their pocket, but if nothing is coming from it, then they are not wise, because even Mr. President—who professes to love Nigeria more than all of us is not in power, serving pro [...]

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    Nigeria’s inflation rises for the first time after 18-month decline

Nigeria’s inflation rises for the first time after 18-month decline

Nigeria's inflation has risen for the first since it started its decline in January 2017.This is according to the latest inflation report published by the National Bureau of Statistics on Friday.According to the report, the rate at which prices of goods and services increased in August rose to 11.23% from 11.14%."The consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased by [...]

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    Ireti Bidemi, The Vanguards… five Nigerian comic books you should read

Ireti Bidemi, The Vanguards… five Nigerian comic books you should read

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    Nigeria, other West African countries fail to meet criteria for single currency

Nigeria, other West African countries fail to meet criteria for single currency

Nigeria and five other West African countries have been unable to meet the criteria for the proposed single currency for countries in the zone.Ngozi Egbuna, West African Monetary Institute (WAMI) director general made this known on Thursday in Abuja at the 37th meeting of the Committee of Governors of the Central Banks of the West African Monetary Zone.The West African [...]

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    ’10 percent of Nigerians infertile’ — group canvasses use of reproductive technology

’10 percent of Nigerians infertile’ — group canvasses use of reproductive technology

The Association for Fertility and Reproductive Health (AFRH), a non-governmental organisation, says there is need to give more attention to assisted reproductive technology (ART) in curtailing infertility.The organisation, during a press conference held in Lagos, said there are about 12 million infertile persons in the country.It said the use of ART becomes more relevant given the stigma and social isolation resulting [...]

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    Southern leaders reject new DSS DG, describe Buhari as Nigeria’s most tribalistic leader

Southern leaders reject new DSS DG, describe Buhari as Nigeria’s most tribalistic leader

Some elders under the aegis of the Southern and Middle Belt Forum have accused President Muhammadu Buhari of dividing Nigeria more than any other leader in the nation's history.In a statement Thursday, the forum condemned Buhari’s failure to make Matthew Seiyefa the substantive director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS).The leaders alleged that the act shows his "vote of [...]

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    Nigerian Breweries: Losing revenue, losing profit

Nigerian Breweries: Losing revenue, losing profit

Nigerian Breweries is losing both sales revenue and profit in the current year, stepping downward again after breaking a trend of declining profits in 2017.Sales revenue was down by over N8 billion at the end of half-year trading and the company lost more than N5 billion in net profit. Costs generally failed to go down alongside with sales revenue and [...]

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    Abacha Loot: Monfrini did not complete recovery job, says Nigerian lawyer

Abacha Loot: Monfrini did not complete recovery job, says Nigerian lawyer

Temitope Adebayo, one of the Nigerian lawyers hired by the federal government for the repatriation of $321 million Abacha Loot, says they got the job because Enrico Monfrini, the Swiss lawyer "didn’t deliver".In 2016, about a year into President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, Adebayo and Oladipo Okpeseyi were engaged by Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), for the repatriation of [...]

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    Memo to the Nigerian political godfather

Memo to the Nigerian political godfather

If Nigerian politicians were to invest a fraction of the time and energy exerted on undoing one another in the genuine quest of developing the country, Nigeria would be far gone from its current state of stunted growth.In the past couple of weeks, the people have become dazed by the dizzying pace at which politicians have crossed carpets from one [...]

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    Nigeria’s football jersey shortlisted for Beazley designs of the year award

Nigeria’s football jersey shortlisted for Beazley designs of the year award

London’s Design Museum has shortlisted the Super Eagles' jersey, launched at the World Cup, for the Beazley designs of the year award.The award is one of the most prestigious honours in the world of design.The green and black wavy jersey was nominated alongside work by Gucci, Burberry, and the costumes from Black Panther.The Super Eagles had a below-par performance in [...]

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    FULL LIST: Simi, Tiwa Savage, Niniola nominated for Nigerian Entertainment Awards

FULL LIST: Simi, Tiwa Savage, Niniola nominated for Nigerian Entertainment Awards

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    Two Nigerian travellers import monkeypox into UK

Two Nigerian travellers import monkeypox into UK

Two monkeypox patients with travel history from Nigeria are currently being treated in the UK.The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Wednesday, saying it is working with UK’s public health agency to investigate the cases.Chikwe Ihekweazu, chief executive of NCDC, said the agency met with stakeholders recently, including surveillance officers and case management physicians from all states affected [...]

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    Amina Mohammed: Okonjo-Iweala helped get Nigeria out of debt, but we are back there

Amina Mohammed: Okonjo-Iweala helped get Nigeria out of debt, but we are back there

Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), says Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, two-time minister of finance, spent years to get Nigeria out of debt, but the country is now back to worrying levels of debt. Speaking at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the UN Working Together Conversation monitored by TheCable on Tuesday, the former minister of environment in Nigeria [...]

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    Herdsmen killings: How Nigeria can move from chaos to community

Herdsmen killings: How Nigeria can move from chaos to community

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