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Udoma meets China Exim bank officials · Discusses funding of critical projects in Nigeria

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Wednesday commenced follow-up discussions with the management of the Chinese EXIM Bank in Beijing, China, that will lead to the implementation of the various projects discussed during the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to China. President Buhari during …

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NNPC will collaborate with NLNG on hydrocarbon value chain – Baru

The Group Managing Director, GMD of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru,has promised collaboration with the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, to promote business interest in the hydrocarbon value chain. This was contained in a statement signed by Alhaji Garba Deen Muhammad, the NNPC’s Group General Manager, Group …

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Anti corruption: President Buhari welcomes FIFA reforms

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said his administration will pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in the country. Receiving the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and the Secretary-General, Fatma Samuora, at State House, President Buhari challenged football administrators to fashion out strategic programmes to develop …

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Adeosun calls for economic patriotism from Nigerians in the Diaspora *Describes remittances as key contributor to Nation building

The Federal Government has called on Nigerians in the Diaspora to see the current economic realities in the country as good opportunities for them to participate actively in the ongoing efforts to reposition the nation’s economy. The Minister, who spoke at the 2016 Diaspora Conference in Abuja, on Monday, described …

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NNPC intensifies oil search in Chad Basin ….As President Buhari directs further exploration in North East …11 companies bid for installation of masts in NNPC offices

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC is stepping up measures to ensure a successful operation in the ongoing search for crude oil in the Chad Basin and other parts of the Inland Sedimentary Basin even as President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for deeper inquest into the prospectivity of some hitherto …

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives Nigeria for historic visit

FIFA President Gianni Infantino, accompanied by Secretary General Fatma Samoura, on Sunday arrived in Abuja on a two-day visit. The duo was received by the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, as well as several members of the Federation’s Executive Committee and management staff. Infantino and Samoura were …

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President Buhari receives departing German Ambassador; Hosts Speaker, Niger Republic House of Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari received H.E. Michael Zenner, the outgoing Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Nigeria in Statehouse on 21st July 2016. Ambassador Zenner was accompanied by Regine Hess, Deputy Head of Mission of Germany to Nigeria. Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama was present. President Buhari also, on …

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Anti-Civil Society bill: Dogara must end debate or ….. – SERAP, WARDC, others

Some civil society groups in Nigeria have condemned a bill before the House of Representatives which “seeks to properly supervise, monitor and co-ordinate Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in Nigeria.” The groups are: Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP); Women Advocates and Documentation Centre (WARDC); Women …

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