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Naira not devalued - CBN explains

Thursday, November 27, 2014
The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN Deputy Governor designate, Dr. Joseph Nnanna, yesterday explained that the apex bank had not devalued the naira as widely reported in the media in Abuja. Nnanna said the CBN merely announced a new exchange rate in compliance with market forces. He stated this when he appeared before the Senate Commi ... Read more

Obiano To Build Doctors Quarters In 37 General Hospitals

Thursday, November 27, 2014
In continuation of his administrations 3-pronged strategy for the development of the health sector which takes into account infrastructure development, provision of medical equipment to health institutions, and welfare of the medical staff, Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has given assurance that he would build staff quarters to pr ... Read more

CELEBRATION GALORE AS AMAECHI ABOLISHES DISCRIMINATORY SCHOOL FEES FOR NON-INDIGENES

Thursday, November 27, 2014
It was celebration galore last Monday among non-indigenes in Rivers State when the State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, announced to students and staff of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology RSUST that henceforth it would be abominable to allow the injustice in State-owned schools where non-indigenes are made to pay ... Read more

Best man for Lagos

Thursday, November 27, 2014
WITH the multitudinous sea of human heads I saw at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos Island, Lagos, on October 24, 2014, the day Akinwunmi Ambode, an administrator par excellence and public finance management icon, declared his epochal candidacy for the office of the Governor of Lagos State, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress APC, someth ... Read more

Mrs. Obiano Advocates For Effective Reforms To End Violence Against Women

Thursday, November 27, 2014
The wife of the Anambra State governor Chief Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano has advocated the adoption of drastic measures and institution of reforms to bring about an end to the spate of human rights violation, and violence against women and girls.Speaking on the occasion of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violenc ... Read more

NCC issues ultimatum to operators to articulate compensation plan

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Nigerian Communications Commission has issued an ultimatum to telecommunications operators to articulate their compensation plan before the end of January 2015. Director of Consumer Affairs Bureau at the regulatory agency, Mrs. Maryam Bayi, disclosed this at the Fourth Quarter Industry Consumer Advisory Forum in Abuja on Wednesday. Th ... Read more

Govt begins Ogoniland restoration in January

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The federal government will begin the restoration of the oil-devastated Ogoniland in January next year. Speaking Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland, during the follow-up meeting of technical working groups on environment restoration of Ogoniland, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, stressed that the Federal Governmen ... Read more

Senate re-opens, holds closed door meeting with Service Chiefs

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Senate on Tuesday re-opened after the commotion that rocked the National Assembly last week. The first assignment of members today was a meeting with Service Chiefs and the Director General of the Department of State Security, DSS. The meeting which took place behind closed doors discussed the extension of the emergency rule in the ... Read more

Nigeria at risk of another Ebola outbreak, warns Health Minister

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Federal Government yesterday sounded the alarm that the ongoing strike by health workers has made the country vulnerable to the killer Ebola Virus Disease. The Minister of State and Supervising Minister of Health, Dr Khaliru Alhassan, stated this in Abuja while addressing journalists. Health workers, under the auspices of the Joint He ... Read more

CBN devalues naira, raises lending rates

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN has announced the devaluation of the naira currency in its exchange with the United States dollar from the official N155 per to a new level of N168 per . This is part of measures adopted by the apex bank to maintain monetary stability and prevent inflation in the country in response to the drastic crash in ... Read more

Don't Blame Me For Your Failure, Gov Orji Tells Kalu

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has told his predecessor, Orji Uzor Kalu to stop pointing accusing fingers to his direction for his Kalus political woes.Governor Orji who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Ajunwa, denied allegation by Kalu that he Orji had handpicked all the candidates for various elective po ... Read more

Lagos Governorship: Plot To Stop Ambode Fails

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
AMID allegations of imposition by the former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, ahead of the 2015 gubernatorial election, aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress APC are already plotting to stop Akinwunmi Ambode by all means. It was learnt that some aspirants, at a meeting held at the Protea Hotel, Maryl ... Read more

Borno Christians Urged To Participate In Politics

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Northern States Christian Elders Forum NOSCEF, Borno state chapter has called of Christian in the state, to take the matter of politics with all the seriousness it deserves if they are to be recognised and take part in the activities of government for the good of all Christians in the state.A statement signed by its Chairman, Bishop ... Read more

Fashola presents N489.69bn Lagos 2015 budget proposal

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Governor Babatunde Fashola ofLagos State on Monday presented a 2015 budget proposal of N489.69bn to the state House of Assembly for consideration. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the amount was the same as that of 2014. The breakdown shows that education got N82.11bn or 16.6 per cent as against N77.42bn or 15. 81 per cent reco ... Read more

Obiano presents N165bn budget for 2015

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, yesterday presented a budget estimate of N164.496 billion before the state House of Assembly for the 2015 fiscal year. The amount represents a marginal increase of 3.17 percent over the figure for 2014, which stood at N159.459. Details of the estimate showed that N110.979 billion or 67.5 percent is ... Read more
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DSS operatives, soldiers storm Lago

Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Nigeria winning Boko Haram war, say

Friday, November 21, 2014

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