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By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, January 30th, 2017

UN Scribe Approves $100m for Nigeria, Mali, Others

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr António Guterres, has released $100 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to sustain aid operations in nine neglected emergencies. CERF’s More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Int’l Donor Conference for Nigeria Holds in Oslo

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Norway, together with Nigeria and Germany, will host an international donor conference in Oslo on February 24, 2017. “A major humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Nigeria and the Lake Chad More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Saraki Vows to Intervene in Aviation Crisis

By Dipo Olowookere Senate President, Mr Bukola Saraki, on Saturday promised to intervene in the crisis rocking the country’s aviation sector, with the purported non-calibration of all 30 Instrument Landing More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

FG Raises Import Duties on Rice, Luxury Goods

By Dipo Olowookere Import duties on consumables like rice, salt and sugarcane have been raised by the Federal Government as part of efforts to grow local production of these commodities. Also affected are luxury More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, December 19th, 2016

UK Boosts Nigeria’s Transport Sector with $1b Investment

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The Nigerian transport industry has received a boost of $1 billion in investment from the United Kingdom (UK). In the next 18 months, UK companies are expected to invest in Nigeria’s maritime, More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, December 19th, 2016

Iran Assists Nigeria on Job Creation

By Dipo Olowookere Federal Government’s initiative on labour and job creation received another boost recently with an offer by Iran to key into Nigeria’s efforts through diverse cooperation in vocational skills More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

FG Launches Information App

By Dipo Olowookere The Federal Government on Thursday formally launched an Information App called FGN IAPP, which is aimed at providing authentic reports concerning the country. Minister of Information and Culture, More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Nigeria Gets $250m AfDB Loan to Rebuild North East

By Modupe Gbadeyanka A loan of $250 million has been approved for Nigeria to rebuild the north-eastern part of the country destroyed by Boko Haram activities for years. The loan was approved by Board of Directors More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

US Offers Nigeria Additional $92m Humanitarian Aid

By Dipo Olowookere The United States on Tuesday announced that it was giving nearly $92 million in additional humanitarian assistance to people affected by the ongoing conflict and severe food insecurity in Nigeria More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Zuma Sends Condolences to Nigeria, Egypt

By Dipo Olowookere South African President, Mr Jacob Zuma, has extended his country’s deepest condolences to Nigeria and Egypt following tragedies that occurred over the weekend at churches in the two fellow More...

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