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FG releases list of 27 industries to benefit in the new tax break policy

The Minister for Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelemah, has disclosed the 27 industries that would benefit in the Federal government’s recently introduced pioneer status...

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My wife’s relatives and our friends will kill me if Nigeria fails to qualify for World Cup- Mikel Obi

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi who revealed in an interview with FIFA.COM that he is married to the mother of his twin babies, Russian citizen Olga Diyachenko, also...

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Nigeria ranks 5th in World’s Most Dangerous Countries list

Nigeria has been ranked as the 5th most dangerous country in the world by The World Economic Forum.  In its biennial tourism report with one section focusing on safety and...

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South African communities give Nigerians quit notice

The Nigerian Union in South Africa says Nigerians living in two South African communities have been ordered by those communities to leave their land. This was made known by...

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Super Eagles climbs to 38th In new FIFA World ranking

The Nigerian Super Eagles of Nigeria moved to 38th in the latest FIFA world ranking.The new ranking now puts the Super Eagles in the fourth in Africa behind Egypt, Senegal and...

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258 Nigerians deported from Libya

258 Nigerians comprising of 220 males, 18 females and 20 children and infants, were deported from Libya last night May 16th. They were received at the Murtala Mohammed...

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Ebola: FG begins screening of all inbound passengers into Nigeria

Following the recent re-discovery of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC, the Federal government has begun the screening of all inbound passengers into Nigeria at...

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Yemi Osinbajo is the acting president and not a National Coordinator- Senator Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani this morning weighed in on the controversy surrounding the recent letter President Buhari sent to the senate notifying them of his medical followup to the UK....

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Nigeria falls to 26th position in best-performing institutions in Africa

Nigeria who previously held the 3rd position for the best performing institutions in Africa has fallen drastically to the 26th position in the 2017 Africa Competitiveness Report...

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How Osun spent N11.7bn Paris Club refund – Govt

In December 2016, when the state government of Osun paid out the sum of N13,645,546,673.04 to clear salaries, leave bonuses and pension arrears of four (4) months, many did wonder...

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FG begins online registration of unemployed Nigerians today

The Federal government will today open a portal for the registration of unemployed Nigerians. A statement by the Deputy Director, Information & Public Relations, National...

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Meningitis outbreak is God’s way of punishing Nigerians for fornicating – Zamfara state Gov. Yari

Zamfara state governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has attributed the current meningitis outbreak in some states in the North to God’s anger on the people of the region for engaging in...

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Photos: Pres. Buhari receives Gen Yakubu Gowon at the state house Abuja

President Buhari today received in audience former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon rtd at the state house Abuja.    

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FG names new Nigerian Army shooting range at Sambisa Forest after late Lt. Col. Abu Ali

The Federal Government has named the newly established Nigerian Army shooting range at the Sambisa forest after the late Lt.-Col. Muhammad Abu Ali. Described as a gallant, battle...

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FG re-arraigns Sheikh El -Zakzaky’s chief security officer, two others for supporting terrorism

The Federal Government on Monday re-arraigned Haruna Abbas, the Chief Security Officer to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky, two others...

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If President Buhari runs for president again, he would win- Femi Adesina

Senior Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, was a guest on Channels Television yesterday where he stated that if President Buhari runs for...

Insurgency: Germany donates €3m, equipment to Nigeria

The German government on Sunday donated military equipment and the sum of €3m to fight insurgency in the North-East region. The German Minister of Defence, Dr. Ursula Von der...

Nigeria discovers crude oil in Borno

Nigeria has discovered huge crude oil concentration in Borno State, North East, raising the hope of the region joining the league of oil producers. Lagos state recently joined the...

The ‘largest crisis on the continent’ is happening in Nigeria, to Nigerians

The ongoing crisis in Northeast Nigeria has been described by the UN as “the largest crisis on the African continent.” According to Oxfam, there are currently 1.2 million...

Nigeria is not at war, group tells Fayose

A pro-democracy group, Initiative to Save Democracy (ITSAD), on Saturday, advised Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state to tone down his political rhetoric in the interest of peace and...