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Nigeria Will be Out of Recession this Year – World Bank

Nigeria Will be Out of Recession this Year – World Bank

The World Bank has predicted that Nigeria will get out of recession and grow its Gross Domestic Product by one per cent this year after plunging into its worst recession in over two decades. The bank said in a statement ...

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NNPC Refineries to Start The Production of Kerosene and Diesel

NNPC Refineries to Start The Production of Kerosene and Diesel

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says its three refineries in Kaduna, Port Harcourt and Warri have resumed production of diesel and kerosene. The Group General Manager , NNPC Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu , disclosed this in a statement ...

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AKSG Budget 2017: Appropriating For The Common Good Of All By Patrick Albert

AKSG Budget 2017: Appropriating For The Common Good Of All  By Patrick Albert

Let me begin by appreciating the chairman and members of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Committee on Appropriation and Finance for inviting me to participate in this Pre-Budget Briefing/Public Hearing on the 2017 Appropriation Bill 2017. I must ...

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Naira crashes to N493/$1 at parallel market

Naira crashes to N493/$1 at parallel market

According to reports, the Naira lost three points to the dollar as it closed at N493 to a dollar, against N490 it traded on Wednesday, January 4. Also, the Pound Sterling and the Euro exchanged for N595 and N506, respectively. ...

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Tension rocks Abuja as EFCC raids Goodluck Jonathan’s brother’s house

Tension rocks Abuja as EFCC raids Goodluck Jonathan’s brother’s house

Reports from Abuja suggests that security operatives, on Wednesday evening, raided an Abuja house belonging to a brother-in-law to Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan. Premium Times reports that the house besieged is located in Maitama, one of the enclaves of ...

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AKHA directs immediate reinstatement of sacked lecturers of AKSCOE

AKHA directs immediate reinstatement of sacked lecturers of AKSCOE

…as A’Ibom State Health Insurance Scheme, Maritime sector operations bills pass second reading The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has passed a resolution mandating the management of College of Education, Afaha Nsit to immediately reinstate 14 academic staff of ...

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Primary healthcare development agency bill passes second reading

Primary healthcare development agency bill passes second reading

…As AKHA authorises Governor’s request for tenure extension for TC members The bill for a law to establish the Akwa Ibom state Primary Healthcare Development Agency has passed second reading on the floor of the Akwa Ibom state House of ...

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Tension in Ilorin over religious crisis

Tension in Ilorin over religious crisis

There was tension in the Oke-Odo, Tanke area of Ilorin, the Kwara state capital on Monday, December 2, after Muslims and Christians almost clashed over the use of a structure for worship. This Day reports that the crisis started when ...

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Ministry of Finance Holds Thanksgiving Service …Honors Commissioners

Ministry of Finance Holds Thanksgiving Service  …Honors Commissioners

It was a moment of celebration, thanksgiving and sober reflection as the Management and Staff of the Ministry of Finance came together to appreciate the Almighty God for a glorious and rewarding year,2016, as well as to seek his divine ...

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