Nigerian-born World Bank Executive Director dies

The World Bank has announced the death of Haruna Mohammed, Executive Director for Nigeria, Angola, and South Africa. Ousmane Diagana, World Bank Group’s Vice President, Human Resources, said in a statement that Mr Mohammed passed away on Friday at Georgetown Hospital in Washington, DC. “Before being appointed Executive Director in October 2018, More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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We’re seeking reelection, not third term-Buhari

By Ese Awhotu President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday lambasted his political opponents who sought for more terms in office contrary to the provisions of the Constitution. The President stated this while addressing More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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EFCC uncovers new looting tactics by politicians, banks

By Ese Awhotu Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Committee, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, yesterday said the commission has discovered new tactics being used by corrupt politicians and bank officials to loot public treasury. Magu, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Buhari: Nigerians already acknowledging positive changes

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigerians are already comparing notes on his adminisrtration’s performance and that of his predecessors.   According to him, in a statement made available to news More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Reps approve N30, 000 as minimum wage

By Christiana Ekpa   The House of Representatives yesterday passed a N30,000 minimum wage for workers in both the federal and state level as well as the organized private sector. The House gave the approval More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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FG mulls entrepreneur bank bill – Osinbajo

FG mulls entrepreneur bank bill – Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government plans to establish an Entrepreneur Bank to provide flexibility in provision of facilities to businesses. Mr More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Buhari’ll win Delta, A/Ibom, say Uduaghan, Akpabio

By Lawrence Olaoye Former governors of Delta and Akwa-Ibom states,  Emmanuel  Uduaghan and Sen. Godswill Akpabio have given the assurance that President Muhammadu Buhari will win the February  presidential election. The More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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NSCDC arrests 112 in Niger

  The Niger Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said on Thursday that it had arrested 112 suspects for different offences between January and December 2018. The state Commandant More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Buhari commiserates with victims of Wadata market fire disaster

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his deep sympathy with the victims of Wadata Market fire incident in Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Tuesday. According to a statement made available More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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2 pilots, 3 others die in NAF plane crash

By Ese Awhotu The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed the death of five crew members in the helicopter crash which occurred in Damasak, Borno State. The Nigerian Air Force, NAF Mi-35 helicopter gunship had  gone missing More...