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FG approves N9.2bn for cooking stoves

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the purchase of N9.2billion worth of clean cooking stoves and wonder bags for rural women under the National Clean Cooking Scheme. Wonder bag is a non-electric slow cooker invented by Sarah Collins, âa south African eco-entreprenuer, who came up with the idea six years ago during a power cu ... Read more

Devaluation: Naira hits N186 in parallel market

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The exchange rate for the dollar in Abuja parallel market, otherwise called the black market, on Wednesday rose to between N182 and N186, a day after the Central Bank of Nigeria devalued the nations currency by N13, an investigation by aNews Agency of Nigeriacorrespondent revealed. This is against the new official exchange rate N168 announce ... Read more

Ex-Stationery Stores captain, Yomi Peters, dies at 71

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
A former captain of the defunct Stationery Stores of Lagos, Yomi Peters, 71, who has been hospitalised at the Lagos State University Hospital LASUTH, Ikeja, is dead. It was reported that the late Peters inability to defray his medical bills, stalled his treatment in LASUTH. Lagos State Football Association confirmed his death on Wednes ... Read more

UBA offers customers opportunity for US 'Black Friday' shopping

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The United Bank for Africa UBA Plc has confirmed plans to ensure that all its cardholders are able to take advantage of the huge discounts that will be on offer from the comfort of their homes in Nigeria. Described as the biggest shopping weekend in the United States of America USA, Black Friday is the Friday following thanksgiving day i ... Read more

Carlyle Group finally confirms $147m investment in Diamond Bank

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Carlyle Group, one of the worlds largest private equityfirms, has made an investment in Nigeria, spending 147m to take an 18 stake in Diamond Bank Plc.This confirms an exclusive report by THE CITIZEN a fortnight ago that Carlyle Group had ventured into Diamond Bank through the banks recently-completed N50bn Rights Issue.A statement sent to T ... Read more

Chibok: BBOG Group to storm Chadian embassy over alleged complicity with Boko Haram

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The BringBackOurGirls group will today storm the Chadian Embassy in Abuja to protest against the alleged supply of weapons by its government official. The group, which has been advocating for the rescue of the remaining 219 school girls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok, seven months ago, wondered why the government of Chad ha ... Read more

FG dangles hammer over Discos for rejecting power allocations

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Federal Government, Tuesday, accused some electricity distribution companies of refusing to accept electricity allocated to them, despite widening power distribution gap in the country. Minister of Power, Prof Chinedu Nebo, who spoke at the 2014 ministerial briefing of the sector in Abuja, warned the defaulting firms to desist from the ... Read more

Buhari slams Jonathan, says President not ready for free polls

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The All Progressives Congress APC presidential aspirant Gen. Muhammadu Buhari yesterday knocked President Goodluck Jonathan administration forthe invasion of the APCs data centre in Lagos. He said the clampdown was a foretaste of things to come in next years general elections. Gen. Buhari said the government had shown that it would n ... Read more

2 suicide bombers kill 45 in Maiduguri market

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Two suicide bombers - a male and female - attacked a heavily populated Maiduguri market, killing scores of people, an eyewitness, Yusuf Ahmed,said on Tuesday.An unconfirmed source said 65 corpses had been evacuated while others claimed 30 people were killed in the explosion.Ahmed said on the telephone, As I am talking to you, people arestill try ... Read more

SSA ON POWER URGES A’IBOM YOUTHS TO SHUN ‘CRAB MENTALITY’

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Power, Dr. Victor Udo has urged youths in Akwa Ibom State to shun what he called the crab mentality.Speaking at his office during a meeting with the Akwa Ibom State Chapter Chairmen of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Dr. Udo stressed the importance of collaboration and mutual support amon ... Read more

Two suicide bombers kill 45 in Maiduguri market

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Two suicide bombers - a male and female - attacked a heavily populated Maiduguri market, killing scores of people, an eyewitness, Yusuf Ahmed,said on Tuesday.An unconfirmed source said 65 corpses had been evacuated while others claimed 30 people were killed in the explosion.Ahmed said on the telephone, As I am talking to you, people arestill try ... Read more

Ambassadors to be Good Example to Youth

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The telecommunications sector is the first genuine platform that has taken over virtually every aspect of human development since the revolution began via the Digital Mobile Licences 2001, according to Dr. Eugene Juwah, executive vice chairman EVC, Nigerian Communications Commission NCC. The EVC who hosted MTN Music Ambassadors in his off ... Read more

Jonathan congratulates Awolowo's widow at 99

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday congratulated Chief Hannah Awolowo as she clocks 99.Mrs. Awolowo, the widow of the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, will be 99 years old on Tuesday.Jonathans congratulatory message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati.Abati said the President look ... Read more

EFCC raises objection on Babalakin's move to quash fraud charges

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has raised objection to the move by the Chairman of Bi-Courtney Limited, Wale Babalakin, to quash the allegation of N4.7bn fraud leveled against him. Babalakin, Alex Okoh and their companies are standing trial for allegedly aiding a former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, to siphon public funds ... Read more

FG names Nigeria's top 100 firms

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The Federal Government has named Dangote Group, FirstBank, Chevron and Elizade among the top 100 companies operating in the country, even as it disqualified trading companies and those with labour issues. The Financial Reporting Council FRC, which revealed this in Abuja on Monday, also named MTN, Globacom, Chi Group, Nigerian Brewery, Nigeri ... Read more
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Saturday, November 22, 2014

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Two suicide bombers kill 45 in Maid

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that ‎no individual or group can hold ...
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We’ve no plans to dump PDP -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The 17 Local Government Area Chairmen in Enugu State under the aegis of the Asso ...
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