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“We Have Challenges, But Seperation Not the Solution,” says Omotola as he Unveils ‘Pro-Nigeria Group’ on June 12

In the recent days, Nigeria’s media space has been dominated with the activities of different separatist groups agitating for a break-up of Nigeria, expressing anger against wide-range of challenges in the country such as injustice, Kidnappings, banditry, insurgency, as well as terrible economic situations. It is against this background that the Chairman of Center for Institutions Reform, CIRN Lai Omotola ...

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Illegal Demolition: Lagos CoS Denies Engr Toyin Omotosho as Firm petitions Force CID Alagbon

A foremost real estate company in Nigeria, Masters Reality has petioned the Federal Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Bureau, FCID at Alagbon in Lagos over the illegal demolition of the company’s property located at Iju Road, Agege. It was gathered that the demolition exercise happened at the early hours of Friday March 5th. It should be noted that this alleged illegal ...

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ERGP: Nigeria hopes to  attract $25bn in foreign investments

 By Nduka Uzuakpundu Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to a successful execution of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). At the launch of the Focus Labs, on Tuesday, at State Banquet Hall, in Abuja, he described the labs as closed-door investment platforms, whose profile for economic growth and transformation would be sharpened by ...

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DPR seals 10 fuel stations in Borno

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Wednesday said that it ha sealed 10 erring filling stations in Borno for various offences.  Bala Musa, its Deputy Co-ordinator in the North-East, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri. Musa said that that the stations had been sanctioned since the past three weeks for dispensing petrol above the ...

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Niger Delta youths demand oil and gas colony

The Niger Delta Youth Leadership Forum (PANDLEAF) has asked the federal government to establish an oil-and-gas colony in the region. Speaking at the inauguration of the Bayelsa state chapter of PANDLEAF, in Yenagoa, on Saturday, its president of the forum, Richard Akinaka, said that if the government wanted colony for cattle, the Niger Delta people also needed one for oil ...

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Nigeria should stop exporting its primary products to generate more income – Expert

The Director of Entrepreneur Development Centre, Pan Atlantic University, Lagos, Peter Bankole, has called on the Federal Government to stop the importation of primary products. He added that for Nigeria to actually generate more income, locally, the value chain must be improved, for which N6.5bn has been allocated in the 2018 Budget. Speaking on SMEs/Entrepreneurship at the Nigerian Economic Outlook ...

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We are not going to El Dorado soon, says Buhari’s Budget minder

Ben Akabueze is the Director General, Budget Office of The Federation. The First Class Accountng graduate of the University of Lagos turned Budget expert, has had wide inputs in Nigeria’s Budgets since joining President Muhammadu Buhari Administration in June, 2016. The man whose analysis on financial issues, cannot be taken for granted, speaks on what to expect from the 2018 ...

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