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PDP at 17… Still the only true National Party

Being text of address delivered at a press conference by the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh on the 17th Anniversary of the PDP, Monday, August 31, 2015 Today marks the 17th anniversary of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and we want …

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Buhari’s appointments are based on merit — Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has backed President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent appointments of his Chief of Staff, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Comptroller General of Customs and that of the Nigerian Immigration Service as well as the Presidential Liaison Officers to the National Assembly. …

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Oil falls back below $49 as glut, China concerns weigh

Oil fell below $49 a barrel, Monday after its biggest two-day rally in six years last week, pressured by a supply glut and renewed concern about a hard landing for China’s economy. International benchmark Brent crude climbed 10 percent last week but was still heading for its fourth straight monthly …

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Institute defends Nigerian legislators’ remunerations

The National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) has said it is much more expensive to maintain legislators in the United States Congress and the United Kingdom Parliament than in Nigeria. Director-General of the institute, Dr Ladi Hamalai, who disclosed this in Abuja, Sunday, was speaking against the backdrop of calls …

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Nigeria now ranked best in Africa; Oguchi wins AfroBasket 2015 MVP

Nigeria is now ranked the best basketball team in Africxa following the brilliant performance of the national team, D’Tigers who Sunday night, beat Angola 74-65 in the Final of AfroBasket 2015 in Rades, Tunisia their first-ever continental championship. In being crowned African champions, D’Tigers also qualified for the 2016 Rio …

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Airtel, Wari partner to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria

As part of its contribution towards Federal Government’s efforts to deepen financial inclusion in the country, leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria, has collaborated with payment solution provider, Wari, to provide an innovative payment platform for Nigerians. Designed as a convenient and easy-to-use payment solution, Wari allows users to make payment …

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Ahmed advocates traditional values in confronting national challenges

Kwara State Governor, Dr.Abdulfatah Ahmed has advocated the return to traditional values of integrity, fairness, diligence, good neighbourliness and honesty espoused in Islam and Christianity to address challenges confronting the nation. The Governor made the call at the formal opening ceremony of the 30th Annual National Conference of the Federation …

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PDP to APC: You lack capacity to create, manage wealth

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the ‘deliberate resort to diversionary blackmail and overused excuses by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC government’ to avoid answers to salient issues may have done unprecedented damage to the nation’s economy in the administration’s 90 days in office. “Rather than hide their …

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AUN to co-host Abuja technology-assisted learning conference

On August 31 and September 1, the American University of Nigeria, a leader in e-learning deployment, will co-host the 2015 conference on “Technology Assisted Learning in the Nigerian University System” with the National Universities Commission and Digital Promise Global. The Conference, scheduled for Barcelona Hotels on Blantyre Street, Abuja, is being …

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