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NLNG tax holiday judgement: NIMASA files appeal …Wants court to stop NLNG from enforcing judgment.

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court Lagos in the matter between Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), Attorney General of the Federation, Global West Vessels Specialists Ltd and NIMASA. The Agency, according to a statement, filed the appeal with an application …

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Nigeria, Turkey agree to strengthen security cooperation to counter terrorism; President Buhari visits Parliament, salutes ‘constructive media coverage’ of failed coup in Turkey

  President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed, after talks, on Thursday in Ankara to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both countries to counter terrorism. Speaking at a joint press conference after a tete-a-tete with his host, President Buhari, a statement by Garba Shehu, his …

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President Buhari arrives Ankara Presidential Palace; Visits mausoleum of Turkey’s founding father

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, laid a wreath at the mausoleum of Turkey’s founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace. Accompanied by Nigeria’s Ambassador to Turkey, Iliyasu Paragalda and other senior government officials, a statement by …

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AfDB seeks global support for Africa’s young farmers; Highlights agribusiness as solution to Africa’s youth unemployment

      The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s youth employment. In collaboration with the Initiative for Global Development, the Association of African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora (AAAPD), Michigan State …

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Federal University of Health Sciences, Benue state scales 2nd Reading —- Senate wants accelerated passage

A bill seeking the establishment of the University of Health Sciences in Otukpo (FUHSO)Benue state scaled second reading at the Senate Wednesday. Sponsored by the immediate past president of the Senate, Senator David Mark, the bill is seeking to establish the health university  to  expand access to medical education to …

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Dogara: Poverty threatening Nigeria’s democracy; Explains why N/Assembly hasn’t transmitted Constitution Amendment Bills to State Legislatures …State legislatures promise speedy consideration

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that extreme poverty is threatening Nigeria’s democracy. Speaking when he received a delegation from the Conference of Speakers of Nigerian State Legislatures, led by Hon Ismaila Abdulmumin Kamba, in his office on Wednesday, Hon. Dogara, noted that there is …

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Gowon @ 85: Speaker Dogara pays tribute to former head of State …Says Gowon is symbol of genuine statesmanship, patriotism

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has paid glowing tribute to former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, describing him as an inspirational leader and symbol of genuine patriotism and statesmanship. In a message to mark General Gowon’s 85th Birthday, issued by his Special Adviser on …

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2019: PDP Senate Caucus meets Minority Leaders of State Assemblies… Says PDP set to dislodge the ruling party

The Minority leadership of the Senate on Wednesday met with the Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Minority Leaders of State Assemblies, assuring that the party was stronger and set to dislodge the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, from power in 2019. Briefing newsmen shortly after the meeting, which …

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