Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Nigeria tackle South Africa, Sudan in Afcon 2015 qualifiers

Nigeria tackle South Africa, Sudan in Afcon 2015 qualifiers

Nigeria have been grouped alongside South Africa and Sudan in Group A of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.The fourth team in the group will be determined after the preliminary rounds have been played.Defending champions, Nigeria, was one of the African football powerhouses seeded prior to the draw, conducted on Sunday in Cairo, Egypt.Other seeded countries were Ghana, Cote [...]

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Nigeria, Benin Rep unite to check smuggling

In a bid to beat smugglers to their game, the Seme Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) and its Benin Republic counterpart on Friday established a new vehicle transit regime.Mr. Willy Egbudin, Area Comptroller of the Command ,said that the measure would reduce the smuggling of vehicles.According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), an illegal park exists in Cotonou, [...]

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    Insecurity treathening to Nigeria’s economic growth, IMF warns

Insecurity treathening to Nigeria’s economic growth, IMF warns

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned Nigeria of the negative consequences of insecurity for its economic growth.The IMF made the prediction in its 2013 Article IV Consultation and Staff Report on Nigeria, presented in Washington DC, United States on Wednesday.In the report, the IMF listed Key downside risks, which include persistently lower oil revenue from changing global dynamics and [...]

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    Nigeria’s light-crop cocoa output may rise 20% on rainfall, chemicals, farmers say

Nigeria’s light-crop cocoa output may rise 20% on rainfall, chemicals, farmers say

Light-crop cocoa harvest in Nigeria, the fourth-biggest producer of the chocolate ingredient, may rise by as much as 20 per cent due to a rainfall pattern and chemicals that enhanced fruiting by trees, farmers have said.Harvesting under the smaller of Nigeria’s two cocoa seasons started in March, a month earlier than normal, and may last up to May or June, [...]

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    Terrified and angry, CAR Muslims ask for break-up

Terrified and angry, CAR Muslims ask for break-up

In this dusty town at the heart of the Central African Republic, many angry Muslims advocate a simple solution to the threat of religious violence from Christian militias terrorizing the country's south: partition., Reuters reports.Bambari lies near the dividing line separating Central African Republic's Christian south - where mobs have lynched hundreds of Muslims and torn down their homes - [...]

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    Jonathan tells the world: You’re safe in Abuja

Jonathan tells the world: You’re safe in Abuja

Ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa slated for May 7-9 in Abuja, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has assured the global community of the safety of all participants.Jonathan made the assurance at the presidential villa on Thursday, April 24, 2014 while receiving letters of credence from Mr. Gu Xiaojie, China’s new Ambassador to Nigeria.According to the president, security challenges [...]

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    Nigeria has over 1,400 illegal border routes, Immigration CG reveals

Nigeria has over 1,400 illegal border routes, Immigration CG reveals

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has disclosed that there are more than 1,400 illegal border routes in the country.Comptroller-General of the service, Mr. David Parradang,  made the disclosure while addressing the National Conference Committee on Immigration.He said that though the country has only 84 approved land border control posts, there are more than 1,400 illegal borders in the country."Across the [...]

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    Presidency congratulates Okonjo-Iweala on Rockefeller  Leadership Award

Presidency congratulates Okonjo-Iweala on Rockefeller Leadership Award

Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been praised by the Presidency for winning the Rockerfeller Foundation Leadership award.Okonjo-Iweala was named recipient of the award alongside distinguished personalities such as Paul Polman, chief executive officer of Unilever; and Simao Jatene, the governor of the State of Para, Brazil.According to the organizers of the award, [...]

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    National Assembly transmits 2014 budget to Executive

National Assembly transmits 2014 budget to Executive

The 2014 budget passed two weeks ago by the Senate and the federal House of Representatives respectively has been transmitted to the Executive by the National Assembly.The budget as passed was first sent to the Legal Services Department of the National Assembly for legal scrutiny, but it could not be transmitted until it had been certified okay. On December 19, 2013, [...]

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    Nigeria will generate 12,000mw of electricity by 2016, says NERC Chairman, Amadi

Nigeria will generate 12,000mw of electricity by 2016, says NERC Chairman, Amadi

Chairman of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Dr. Sam Amadi has promised Nigerians that electricity generation nationwide would soon be so efficient that the target of 12,000 megawatts by 2016 would be surpassed.Speaking in Minna at a town hall meeting with stakeholders, Amadi revealed that the commission has already issued license to private power plant operators who would generate [...]

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    CFAO to lead the line for local manufacture of automobiles

CFAO to lead the line for local manufacture of automobiles

French automobile manufacturer, CFAO Automotive Group has announced that plans are already afoot for the commencement of vehicle assembly operations in the country. Mr. Olivier Levigne, the group’s managing director, made this known during a visit to the National Automotive Council (NAC) in Abuja on Thursday, 17th April 2014. According to Levigne, the company’s 15,000 square metre workshop at Amuwo Odofin, Lagos [...]

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