Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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    REVEALED: Pensions of Nigerian ex-governors (2)

REVEALED: Pensions of Nigerian ex-governors (2)

Just how much do former governors and their deputies regularly take out of the treasury long after they've left office? Nigerians are just waking up to this reality. Much of the focus has been on what they spend in office, not thereafter. The first part of this special report focused on pensions for ex-governors and ex-deputy governors in Akwa Ibom, [...]

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    Ethiopian Airlines returns to Kano route

Ethiopian Airlines returns to Kano route

Ethiopian Airlines on Saturday resumed its flight to the Nigeria's commercial city of Kano 10 years after it suspended fights to the city because of bad weather.The resumed flight touched down at the Kano International Airport to a warm reception from Kano businessmen and politicians led by the state's deputy governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje.Ganduje, who received the airline's officials, pledged [...]

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    Rocket launcher factory ‘discovered in Kano’

Rocket launcher factory ‘discovered in Kano’

Nigerian military authorities said they have discovered a rocket launcher production facility in Kano State.Defence spokesman, Major Gen. Chris Olukolade, said in a statement on Friday that the facility was discovered at Dorayi District in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.He said a prominent member of the "terrorists group" was recently arrested, following which the factory was discovered.Although he [...]

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    Kwankwaso: Attack on Sabo is attack on Nigeria

Kwankwaso: Attack on Sabo is attack on Nigeria

Gov. Rabi’u Kwankwaso of Kano State on Monday condemned Sunday night's bomb attack on Gold Coast Road, Sabon Gari, Kano.Four persons were confirmed killed in the attack, including the suicide-bomber."Attack on Sabon Gari is an attack on Nigeria. Sabon Gari accommodates different ethnic groups from many parts of the country," he said on a sympathy visit to the people of [...]

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    Police confirm 5 deaths in Kano blast

Police confirm 5 deaths in Kano blast

The Kano State Police Command on Monday confirmed the death of five persons in Sunday’s suspected suicide bombing in Sabon Gari area of Kano metropolis.The command said in a statement signed by its spokesman, ASP Magaji Majiya, that the blast occurred at about 10pm.It said that five persons, including the suicide bomber, were killed in the incident at Middle Road [...]

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    Police foil another bomb attack in Kano

Police foil another bomb attack in Kano

The Nigeria police said another bomb attack in Kano has been foiled.This is coming less than 24 hours after a car laden with bomb killed five persons in the city.Force PRO, Mr Frank Mba, a chief superintendent of police, said operatives tracked the would-be bomber."Kano police operatives acting on intelligence, tracked and recovered a Mitsubishi Station Wagon car, ash in [...]

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    At last, Jonathan goes to Chibok

At last, Jonathan goes to Chibok

President Goodluck Jonathan will finally visit Chibok, Borno State, on Friday - more than a month after schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram from there.According to a Reuters report, Jonathan will stop over at the town en route to a security meeting  in Paris, France.President Francis Hollande had last week called a regional security summit to discuss about the insurgent group with the aim [...]

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Exchange Rates

November 9, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45480.18420.32
LAGOS360485425
KANO361483423
PH362482423
ABUJA362481423
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