Senate probes Paris Club refund, bailout to states

By Christiana Ekpa Senate yesterday said it will probe how the Paris Club refunds and other bailout funds doled out to state governors by President Muhammadu Buhari were approved. Peoples Daily report that, the move by the Upper Chamber is not unconnected to the nonpayment of salaries and pension by the state overnors. The Federal government had released More...

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Buhari forwards 2018-2020 MTEF, FSP to Senate

By Christiana Ekpa President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday forwarded the 2018-2020 Medium-Term ‘Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to the National Assembly for consideration and subsequent More...

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Reps to FG: Undertake impact assessment of gas flaring

By Umar Muhammad Puma The House of Representatives has urged the federal government to undertake a damage and post impact assessment of gas flared environment and direct payment of compensation by oil companies More...

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10th agric show: Niger govt woos investors

SONY DSC By Stanley Onyekwere To ensure rapid agricultural growth and sustained socio-economic development, Niger state government says it has created a favourable environment for profitable investments by private More...

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Red Cross earmarks $5m for humanitarian interventions in N/East

From Umar Dankano,Yola. The International Federation of Red Cross, IFRC has earmarked over five million dollars ($5 million) for humanitarian intervention services in Adamawa and Yobe states for 2017/2018 activities. Team More...

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2019 FOCAC to boost China-Nigeria partnership – Zhou Pingjian

By Ochiaka Ugwu The Ambassador of Peoples Republic of China to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian said the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit slated for next year in Beijing will further strengthen China-Nigeria More...

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Ex-Minister Saidu Isa is dead

The Kwara State government has confirmed the death of a former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Saidu Isa. Isa, who until his death was the Chairman Governing Council, Kwara State University, Malete, died More...

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Police arrest 4 over kidnap of Britons in Delta State

Four people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of four British nationals in Delta state, police said on Thursday. The Britons, including a husband and wife from a Christian medical charity, were More...

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Again, zoning tears PDP apart

Some stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Adamawa on Thursday protested over a zoning formula adopted by a group in the party ahead of the PDP congresses on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria More...

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Iranian envoy calls for closer ties with Nigeria

L-R: Acting Chief Operating Officer, Peoples Media Ltd (PML), Mr. Hameed Bello presenting the copies of Peoples Daily Newspapers to Iranian Ambassador to Nigeria, Marteza Rahimi Zarchi, during the PML Management More...