Saturday, 28th January 2023
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18 Nov
Recent research across the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria reveals that there is a 92 percent learning deprivation among children in the country.
17 Nov
*As US, EU, others seek policy consensus in closing gender gaps British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said that the United, (UK), Kingdom government has launched a $100 million, (about four hundred billion naira), the program through the first bank of Nigeria as direct funding specifically to women-owned enterprises in Nigeria. She made…
15 Nov
Stakeholders meeting at the 28th session of the Nigeria Economic Summit (NESG 22) have said that unless opportunities and practices driving corruption are tightened, it will continue to be endemic in Nigeria.
16 Feb 2018
South Africa’s Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Africa’s biggest investment fund, said on Tuesday that without a 5 billion rand ($420 million) loan it advanced to cash-strapped utility Eskom, the utility would have defaulted on its existing debts with lenders. The PIC, which holds a large chunk of government bonds and stakes in leading South African…


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President Muhammadu Buhari has backed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to phase out the current 200, 500, and 1000 naira notes by Tuesday, January 31. The Presidency in a statement said Buhari insisted that the deadline is "aimed at people hoarding illicit funds and not the common man, and that it had become necessary…
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Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar on Saturday said the deadline for the use of old naira notes is unrealistic and causing discomfort. “The deadline is going to cause heavy discomfort for Nigerians," Atiku said in a video tweet. "It will be magnanimous for the Federal Government and the regulatory body…
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The Prof. Pat Utomi-led Big Tent Coalition of political parties and civil society groups for Obi-Datti has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission...
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People who criminalise homosexuality are "wrong", Pope Francis said in a letter published on Saturday, seeking to clarify earlier comments about homosexual acts being a "sin"
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Leeds beat Accrington Stanley 3-1 to book their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup for the first time in seven years