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Nigeria’s Senate Approves $2.8 Billion of Eurobonds for Projects

Nigeria’s Senate Approves $2.8 Billion of Eurobonds for Projects

  Nigeria’s Senate approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to issue $2.8 billion of Eurobonds.  The proceeds will help to fund some infrastructure projects under this year’s spending plan, Senate President Bukola Saraki said during a plenary session Wednesday in the West African nation’s capital, Abuja. It also approved raising a separate $82.5 million to refinance […]

The Story Corner : When We Are Not Stupid?

The Story Corner : When We Are Not Stupid?

Storyyyyy….Storrrrrrrrrrrryyyy… First of all, let me make this clear, don’t go about saying I shared this story o. Read, laugh and close your mouth.      So I heard that something happened and I went to verify. They said one almighty politician in our country has changed his mouth again. Hey! don’t say aren’t they […]

LOUD WHISPERS: A Prayer For My Country

LOUD WHISPERS: A Prayer For My Country

As my country marks another year of independence I say a prayer of hope As I flip through newspapers, switch channels and read one WhatsApp post after the other Almost all bearing tales of woe and gloom I say a prayer for peace As normal activities every where else become abnormal in my country As […]

Nigeria To Benefit From €2.6 Billion European Union Funds For Growth

Nigeria To Benefit From €2.6 Billion European Union Funds For Growth

Nigeria is among some African countries to benefit from the €2.6 billion European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD).The EFSD will contain two ‘blending’ facilities/ platforms, which will provide grants to improve the conditions under which public institutions and the private sector working with International Financial Institutions (IFIs) can borrow for investment purposes. Minister, Deputy Head […]

Over 19 Million Nigerians Are Living With Disability

Over 19 Million Nigerians Are Living With Disability

The National Population Commission of Nigeria (NPC) has estimated that no fewer than 19 million Nigerians are living with disabilities. The Chairman of the Commission, Eze Duruiheoma (SAN), announced this during the 73rd UN General Assembly General Discussion of Agenda 28 on Social Development at the UN headquarters in New York. The World Bank estimates […]

The Nigeria For Women And Girls – The Independence Celebration

The Nigeria For Women And Girls – The Independence Celebration

We celebrate our dear country at 58, we know we are far from where we want to be but we hope to get there someday. We are a nation blessed with abundance which no news anyway  but we just keep reminding ourselves that God has given us every essential thing but the power to harness […]

Uplifting Nigeria With Amazing Talents – The Independence Celebration

Uplifting Nigeria With Amazing Talents – The Independence Celebration

As we celebrate our independence day, we decided to showcase talents that are building the strengths of the nation. We know the nation is imperfect but rather than talk about the imperfect nature of the nation, we have decided to celebrate people who are investing their time, energy and talents in portraying Nigeria to the […]

Buhari Visits Survivors Of Air Force Jet Crash

Buhari Visits Survivors Of Air Force Jet Crash

President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday evening paid a get-well-quick visit to the two survivors of the Nigerian Air Force involved in a crash last week, at the Defense Intelligence Agency, DIA, hospital in Abuja. President Buhari had returned to the country in the wee hours of the day from New York, United States of America, where […]

NLC Calls Off Strike

NLC Calls Off Strike

The organized labour on Sunday called off the strike action it declared last Wednesday after the expiration of 14-day ultimatum for government to reconvene the meeting of the tripartite national minimum wage committee. Addressing a press conference at Labour House, Abuja, Nigeria Labour Congress President, Ayuba Wabba said the strike was called off as a […]

‘Mama Taraba’ Resigns As Minister For Women Affairs

‘Mama Taraba’ Resigns As Minister For Women Affairs

Aisha Alhassan, Nigeria’s women affairs minister, has resigned her position. Ms Alhassan, known widely as Mama Taraba, was appointed in 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.  In a September 29 letter to the president, Ms Alhassan decried her disqualification from contesting for the All Progressives Congress’ governorship ticket in Taraba State, saying the action constituted a […]

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