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Gunmen kidnap 200 Islamiyya students in Niger State

GUNMEN have kidnapped at least 200 students of an Islamiyya school located at Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. According to Channels...

New Police commissioner assumes duty in Zamfara

HUSSAINI Rabi'u has assumed duty as the 30th commissioner of Police in Zamfara State. This announcement was made in a press statement released on Friday,...

FEC approves $1.9b rail line project from Kano to Niger Republic

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the sum of $1,959,744,723.71 for the construction of a rail line that will link Nigeria to...

Buhari to Akufo-Addo: We shut our borders to check small arms, hard drugs

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday told his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo that the Nigeria's policy on partial border closure will remain until the committee...

Buhari to Béninois president: We can’t allow smuggling to continue

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday told his colleague, Patrice Talon from the Benin Republic that Nigeria can no longer allow smuggling of agricultural commodities...

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Emmanuel signs Akwa Ibom’s anti-open grazing bill into law

AKWA Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday, signed the state’s anti-open grazing bill into law. The bill was signed...

Analysts want govt assets in equity market as CBN eyes international financial centre

FINANCIAL experts have urged the Central Bank to work towards enlisting the government’s corporate assets into the equity market...

Naira weakens to N562/$ in parallel market amid drop in inflation

NIGERIA'S naira is sinking against the dollar in the parallel market, closing at N562/$ on Wednesday against N557/$ at...

Akwa Ibom House of Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

A bill prohibiting open grazing in Akwa Ibom State has been passed by the state house of assembly. The bill...

Funding infrastructure with external loans blamed for problems in Nigeria’s education, health sectors

AN economist has blamed the Nigerian government's reliance on external loans to fund infrastructural projects for problems in the...
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