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A Regulated Sugar Industry and Nigeria's EconomyOne of the landmark achievements of the 7th National Assembly was the eventual
A Regulated Sugar Industry and Nigeria's Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
One of the landmark achievements of the 7th National Assembly was the eventual amendment of the National Sugar Development Council's Act, No. 78 LFN, 2004 which was later assented to by former President Goodluck Jonathan, GCFR. Emerging issues in the... Read more
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How to Reduce Cost of Road Construction in NigeriaStatistics shows an unexplainable high cost of road construction in Nigeria. Th
How to Reduce Cost of Road Construction in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Statistics shows an unexplainable high cost of road construction in Nigeria. The way things are, the nation is believed to have the highest cost of constructing roads, globally. Investigation shows that the high cost does not come from the materials... Read more
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Indigenes Implore Buhari to End Badagry's MarginalisationThe people of Badagry, Lagos State, have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, a
Indigenes Implore Buhari to End Badagry's Marginalisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The people of Badagry, Lagos State, have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, put an end to their many years of political and economic marginalization in the spirit of change and appoint one of their own into his Federal... Read more
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'To Reform NNPC, National Assembly Should Debate PIB Urgently'Lagos — Former president of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Associat
'To Reform NNPC, National Assembly Should Debate PIB Urgently'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Lagos — Former president of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association, Dr. Louis Brown Ogbeifun, speaks on the ongoing repositioning in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and other issues in the nation's oil and gas... Read more
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Business Unusual - Buhari Shuns Critics - Sets Up Kitchen Cabinet of Like-MindsBy Fidelis Mac-Leva and Ibraheem Hamza Muhammad Last week, President Muhammadu
Business Unusual - Buhari Shuns Critics - Sets Up Kitchen Cabinet of Like-Minds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Fidelis Mac-Leva and Ibraheem Hamza Muhammad Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari, through his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced the appointments of Pastor and Engineer Babachir David Lawal, popularly known as BD... Read more
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Head of Service Cautions Workers On Classified DocumentsThe Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoS) Barrister Danladi Kifasi
Head of Service Cautions Workers On Classified Documents
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoS) Barrister Danladi Kifasi has cautioned Federal Civil Servants in the country to ensure that classified documents are handled with utmost discretion. Kifasi said this in a circular titled... Read more
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Head if Service Cautions Workers On Classified DocumentsAbuja — The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Barr. Danladi Kifasi o
Head if Service Cautions Workers On Classified Documents
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Abuja — The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Barr. Danladi Kifasi on Thursday cautioned federal civil servants in the country to ensure that classified documents are handled with utmost discretion. He disclosed this in a circular titled... Read more
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You Are a 'Garage Boy', Orubebe Attacks Oshiomhole AgainAbuja — The verbal war between the former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elde
You Are a 'Garage Boy', Orubebe Attacks Oshiomhole Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Abuja — The verbal war between the former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe and Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Wednesday, worsened with the ex-minister calling Oshiomhole a 'garage boy,' vowing to expose his dubious... Read more
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Youth Group Lauds BuhariA youth group, Abaji Concerned Youth Movement (ACYM), in the Federal Capital Te
Youth Group Lauds Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
A youth group, Abaji Concerned Youth Movement (ACYM), in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his stance against corruption. Speaking at a press briefing, yesterday, the chairman of the group, Comrade... Read more
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Probing the ProcessIn just a couple of weeks, it will be one hundred days that the president, Mr.
Probing the Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
In just a couple of weeks, it will be one hundred days that the president, Mr. Muhamadu Buhari, assumed office as the elected president of Nigeria. There will be a lot of panegyrics commissioned as usual in the buyable spaces of the Nigerian media by... Read more
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Economy in Trouble, As Oil Price CrashesBy Emeka Anaeto and Clara Nwachukwu Lagos — Nigeria's economy may be heading f
Economy in Trouble, As Oil Price Crashes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
By Emeka Anaeto and Clara Nwachukwu Lagos — Nigeria's economy may be heading for trouble, as oil price crashed even lower at the weekend, thereby threatening the 2015 budget and fiscal plan. The international price of crude hit a six-year low below... Read more
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APC Chieftain Denies Lobbying for Ministerial AppointmentAbuja — The National Auditor of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Geor
APC Chieftain Denies Lobbying for Ministerial Appointment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Abuja — The National Auditor of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief George Moghalu, has disassociated himself from the groups canvassing for his appointment as minister in the yet to be constituted Federal Executive Council. Moghalu said he... Read more
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Moghalu Denies Ministerial AmbitionThe National Auditor of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief George
Moghalu Denies Ministerial Ambition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The National Auditor of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief George Moghalu, has disassociated himself from groups engaging in media campaigns for him to be appointed a minister into the yet to be constituted President Muhammadu Buhari's... Read more
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Nigeria Lost 34,421 Police Officers Since 2012The Chairman, Police Service Commission (PSC), Mike Okiro, said on Thursday tha
Nigeria Lost 34,421 Police Officers Since 2012
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Chairman, Police Service Commission (PSC), Mike Okiro, said on Thursday that some 19,500 new policemen were needed to meet the shortfall created by the death, retirement and dismissal of personnel in the last five years. Okiro made this known at... Read more
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Withdraw Cops From VIPs, Buhari Tells IGPresident Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Sol
Withdraw Cops From VIPs, Buhari Tells IG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arise to scale down the number of policemen attached to dignitaries. Buhari gave the directives at a meeting with officials of the Ministry of Police Affairs and the... Read more
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Buhari Probes NITEL PrivatisationPresident Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the privatisation
Buhari Probes NITEL Privatisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the privatisation of the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) and its mobile arm, the Mobile Telecommunications (Mtel). The president gave the directive at the Presidential Villa in... Read more
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Buhari Probes Sale of NITEL, MTELBy Prince Osuagwu and Levinus Nwabughiogu Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari,
Buhari Probes Sale of NITEL, MTEL
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
By Prince Osuagwu and Levinus Nwabughiogu Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, ordered an inquest into processes leading to the sale of moribund national carrier, Nigerian Telecommunications, NITEL, and its mobile arm, Mobile... Read more
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Buhari Demands Detailed Report On NITEL SalePresident Muhammadu Buhari in his office. President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday
Buhari Demands Detailed Report On NITEL Sale
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari in his office. President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday demanded a comprehensive report on the sale of the Nigerian Telecommunications Ltd (NITEL). The president, who gave this directive when the permanent secretary in the... Read more
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You Goofed On Jonathan's Agricultural Programme, Adesina Tells OshimholeImmediate past Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Ades
You Goofed On Jonathan's Agricultural Programme, Adesina Tells Oshimhole
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Immediate past Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has slammed Edo State Governor, Adams Oshimhole, for describing the Agricultural Programme of former president Goodluck Jonathan as a scam. Adesina, who is warming... Read more
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Buhari Dissolves AMCON MGT Team, Demands Report On NITEL's LiquidationAbuja — President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the dissolution of the e
Buhari Dissolves AMCON MGT Team, Demands Report On NITEL's Liquidation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the dissolution of the executive management team of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). A statement by the Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi... Read more
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Beyond Oil Revenue, Embracing BrisinAMIDST huge debts and dwindling revenue from the traditional cash cow, crude oi
Beyond Oil Revenue, Embracing Brisin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
AMIDST huge debts and dwindling revenue from the traditional cash cow, crude oil, the Federal Government, and indeed all tiers of government, must begin to look elsewhere for untapped incomes. At the last count, no fewer than 22 states were in... Read more
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Toying With University EducationTwo news items last week heightened the crisis in the tertiary education sector
Toying With University Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Two news items last week heightened the crisis in the tertiary education sector. First is the unconfirmed report that the Federal Government plans to revert four Universities of Education it upgraded in May 2014 (about a year ago), to their former... Read more
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Nwosu - There Are Many Good Nigerians to Appoint Into CabinetProf. A. B. C. Nwosu is former Minister of Health and one of the founding fathe
Nwosu - There Are Many Good Nigerians to Appoint Into Cabinet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Prof. A. B. C. Nwosu is former Minister of Health and one of the founding fathers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview with KAMAL TAYO OROPO, he insisted that there are many good people in the country even as he urged President... Read more
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Has Buhari Turned the Knob?Stanley Nkwocha, reports that amid challenges, President Muhammadu Buhari might
Has Buhari Turned the Knob?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Stanley Nkwocha, reports that amid challenges, President Muhammadu Buhari might be finally ready to commence his avowed battle against corruption. President Muhammadu Buhari's integrity had stood for him over the years. So difficult it was for... Read more
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FG Set to Unveil National E-Governance Framework SoonAbuja — The Director General, National Information Technology Agency (NITDA), M
FG Set to Unveil National E-Governance Framework Soon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Abuja — The Director General, National Information Technology Agency (NITDA), Mr. Peter Jack, has said Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Communication Technology, will soon unveil the national e-governance master plan developed in... Read more
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Corrupt Practices - Igbo Leaders' Position On Probe of Past GovtsIn this writeup, the word "fight" is used instead of "war" to describe the effo
Corrupt Practices - Igbo Leaders' Position On Probe of Past Govts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
In this writeup, the word "fight" is used instead of "war" to describe the efforts to stop corruption. It is an abuse of language to call the make-belief that has been going on until now by the name war. It is not anything remotely like a war, nor... Read more
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Nothing to Show for Economic GrowthBy George Agba and Chika Mefor Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday la
Nothing to Show for Economic Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
By George Agba and Chika Mefor Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday lamented that the much celebrated growth recorded in Nigeria's economy had not improved the lives of Nigerians, particularly the youths who constitute the majority of the... Read more
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Treasury Looters for Trial Soon, Says BuhariBy Mohammed Abubakar and Nkechi Onyedika-Ugoeze Abuja — President Muhammadu Bu
Treasury Looters for Trial Soon, Says Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
By Mohammed Abubakar and Nkechi Onyedika-Ugoeze Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari has given assurance that prosecution of those who stole the nation's resources would begin in a matter of weeks. His spokesman, Femi Adesina, in a statement... Read more
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Buhari to Abdulsalami Committee - No Mercy for LootersPresident Muhammadu Buhari has said that the prosecution of those who have stol
Buhari to Abdulsalami Committee - No Mercy for Looters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the prosecution of those who have stolen national resources will begin in a matter of weeks. Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina quoted Buhari as saying this yesterday during a meeting with members of the... Read more
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'Truck Transit Park, NNPC Partnership Critical to ICD Operations'Truck Transit Park's (TTP) partnership with Nigerian National Petroleum Corpora
'Truck Transit Park, NNPC Partnership Critical to ICD Operations'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Truck Transit Park's (TTP) partnership with Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is crucial to the operations of Kaduna Inland Container Depot (ICD), Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers' Council (NSC), Hassan Bello has said. The... Read more
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How Corrupt Nigerian Ruling Elites Use "Legalism" and "Technocracy" As Defence"As Petroleum Minister under General Olusegun Obasanjo in the 1970s, I could no
How Corrupt Nigerian Ruling Elites Use "Legalism" and "Technocracy" As Defence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
"As Petroleum Minister under General Olusegun Obasanjo in the 1970s, I could not travel abroad until I had taken a memo to the Federal Executive Council asking for estacode. Now, everybody does what he wants" In the fight against corruption, it is... Read more
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Builders Conference Opens TodayIn a statement signed by its president, Bldr. Tunde Lasabi, the conference them
Builders Conference Opens Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
In a statement signed by its president, Bldr. Tunde Lasabi, the conference theme: Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in the Construction Industry is aimed at creating more awareness in National Vocational Qualification Framework which is an... Read more
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Trial of Looters of Public Funds Imminent Abdulsalami, Others: Adhere to the Rule of LawAbuja — President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the prosecution of persons
Trial of Looters of Public Funds Imminent Abdulsalami, Others: Adhere to the Rule of Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the prosecution of persons who have stolen public funds would begin in a matter of weeks. This is just as the National Peace Committee headed by former military head of state, General Abdulsalami... Read more
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Looters of National Resources to Be Arraigned Soon, Buhari VowsAbuja — Prosecution of corrupt officials of the immediate past regime and other
Looters of National Resources to Be Arraigned Soon, Buhari Vows
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Abuja — Prosecution of corrupt officials of the immediate past regime and other individuals suspected to have committed criminal acts would start soon, President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday in Abuja. The president who also vowed to break the... Read more
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Nigeria: President Buhari to put resource thieves associated with previous administrations on trial Nigerians suspected of stealing the country's resources will be put on trial so
Nigeria: President Buhari to put resource thieves associated with previous administrations on trial
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
Nigerians suspected of stealing the country's resources will be put on trial soon, President Muhammadu Buhari warned during a meeting with the National Peace Committee. The leader, who took office in May, has vowed his administration will tackle... Read more
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Don't Heat Up the Polity, Abdulsalami Panel Warns FGBy Chesa Chesa and Rotimi Akinwunmi Nigerian leaders of various political divi
Don't Heat Up the Polity, Abdulsalami Panel Warns FG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
By Chesa Chesa and Rotimi Akinwunmi Nigerian leaders of various political divides have been charged to go about the current pursuit for a corrupt-free society without rancour, while government ensures fairness to all concerned. This was the kernel... Read more
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Trial of Treasury Looters Begins in WeeksPresident Muhammadu Buhari yesterday stood his ground and insisted that nothing
Trial of Treasury Looters Begins in Weeks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday stood his ground and insisted that nothing will change his administration's resolve to prosecute those found guilty of stealing the nation's resources, saying their prosecution will begin in a matter of weeks. He... Read more
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Buhari Serves Notice, Says Trial of Those Who Stole Public Funds Set to BeginPresident Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday in Abuja that the prosecution of person
Buhari Serves Notice, Says Trial of Those Who Stole Public Funds Set to Begin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday in Abuja that the prosecution of persons who stole national resources will begin in a matter of weeks. Speaking at a meeting with members of the National Peace Committee led by Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in the... Read more
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NDDC Spends N1.3 Billion On Christmas PartiesBy Soni Daniel and Levinus Nwagbuhiogu IN pursuit of his anti-graft crusade, P
NDDC Spends N1.3 Billion On Christmas Parties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
By Soni Daniel and Levinus Nwagbuhiogu IN pursuit of his anti-graft crusade, President Muhammadu Buhari may have to beam his searchlight on the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. If the findings and documents obtained by... Read more
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Amaechi As Buhari's Moral BurdenONE does not have to be super-intelligent to recognise that the elaborate socia
Amaechi As Buhari's Moral Burden
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
ONE does not have to be super-intelligent to recognise that the elaborate social reception held in honour of Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, former Governor of Rivers State, at the Abuja International Conference Centre on Sunday, August 2, is part of an equally... Read more
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Every Nigerian Blood Is On the LineA group of senators forged documents to enthrone a cabal to the leadership of t
Every Nigerian Blood Is On the Line
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
A group of senators forged documents to enthrone a cabal to the leadership of the Nigerian Senate, the nation's highest law-making body on June 9, 2015. They were caught red handed in a broad day light. After a routine investigation, the police... Read more
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Multibillion Naira Contract Scam Rocks NDDCThe Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is reeking of a multibillion nair
Multibillion Naira Contract Scam Rocks NDDC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is reeking of a multibillion naira scam involving the board and top management of the agency. Documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES show that the board and management of the commission violated a directive... Read more
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A Delicate Peace At National Assembly, but Better Than InstabilityA semblance of peace returned to the National Assembly last week. It may well b
A Delicate Peace At National Assembly, but Better Than Instability
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
A semblance of peace returned to the National Assembly last week. It may well be a fragile one. But it's significant that the resolution of the leadership struggle in the Senate and the House of Representatives has paved the way for legislative work... Read more
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National Quality Infrastructure Project Will Boost Competitiveness of Nigerian Economy - UnidoThe United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), says that the N
National Quality Infrastructure Project Will Boost Competitiveness of Nigerian Economy - Unido
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), says that the National Quality Infrastructure Project (NQIP) will boost the competitiveness of the Nigerian economy in the international market. The project was designed to put in place... Read more

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