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Nigeria’s debts may hit N60tr

NIGERIA’S debts may rise above N60 trillion by the end of first quarter following a move by the Federal Government to convert...

FG approves 65 years retirement age for teachers

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the Harmonised Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021. The bill, among...

Canada to support Nigeria with $10m to tackle insecurity

The acting Canadian High Commissioner Nicolas Simard has said his country is willing to support Nigeria with $10 million in its battle...

We are focused on security, economy, anti-corruption – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday restated the commitment of the Nigerian government on security, economy, and anti-corruption. The President...

Stop Buhari from selling govt properties to fund 2021 budget – SERAP urges Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr Femi...

Price of cooking gas increased in December – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Saturday said the average price for refilling five kilogrammes cylinder of cooking gas increased to...

Border closure: Nigeria made N12.5b seizures – Presidency lists gains

The Presidency on Thursday listed the gains of the Nigeria border closure. The country shut entry/exit points with neighbouring...

Nigeria’s Debt Now N32.22 Trillion In Q3

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said as at Third Quarter (Q3) 2020, Nigeria’s total debt stood at N32.22 trillion.

Naira Slumps Further Against Dollar

Nigerian naira has crashed against the dollar at the exchange rate market on Tuesday. Punch reported that the naira...

Why the North is afraid of restructuring – Pat Utomi

Pat Utomi, a professor of political economy, says some politicians in the north are afraid of restructuring because they are uncertain about...

Drop plan to borrow dormant account balances, unclaimed dividends – SERAP tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his leadership position...

Bitcoin passes $40,000 for the first time

The cost of the cryptocurrency bitcoin took off past $40,000 unexpectedly on Thursday, rising $10,000 in only five days.
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Suspected Niger Republic arms dealer, sons arrested in Katsina [PHOTOS]

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SON destroys N300m substandard tyres, cylinders

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FG destroys 260 arms, 5510 ammunition in Cross River

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