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“We Want Increased Trade Between Nigeria And UK”- Theresa May, British Prime Minister

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, says she had an excellent time in Nigeria and hopes to see increased trade and investment between Nigeria and the UK. She spoke with journalists at the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja on Wednesday in Lagos, shortly before departing the country at 8:10 p.m. “I was in…

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British PM Theresa May, Arrived Nigeria In A Custom Jacket By Nigerian Brand Emmy Kasbit

British Prime Minister, Theresa May on her recent visit to Nigeria, wore a Custom Jacket by one of Nigeria’s finest designers, Emmy Kasbit. Emmy Kasbit noted via his social media platform that the custom jacket was taken off his Spring Summer 18 Collection. “I was in Abuja and also in Lagos to see the thriving business community here”…

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MTN Fires Back After CBN Sanction, Claims Paid Dividends Were Approved

In a statement on Thursday, MTN denied the allegations of illegal funds repatriation leveled against it by the Central Bank of Nigerian(CBN), claiming that it illegally converted shareholder loans to preference share and repatriated $8.1 billion as dividend saying all dividends it paid to its shareholders between 2007 and 2015 were approved by the apex bank. Contrary to the…

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan And Saraki Meet In Abuja

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday held a closed-door meeting with former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja. Saraki visited the former president in company with ex-National Chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Barnabas Gemade. He was also accompanied by Abubakar Kawu Baraje, Senators Dino Melaye, Rafiu Ibrahim, former aide to Jonathan, Doyin Okupe and others. The…

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Gunmen Kill 8, Burn 95 Houses In Attacks On Plateau Communities

Gunmen on Wednesday morning stormed two villages in Plateau State (Abonong and Zayit communities in Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area) killing at least eight people, the police have said. According to Mr Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Police Command in the State, the attackers hit the community in the early hours of Wednesday.…

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Migrants Rejected By Italy Were Tortured And Raped Says UN

African migrants rejected by Italy in a standoff with the European Union last week said they had been held by smugglers for up to two years in Libya and many had been beaten, tortured and raped, the United Nations (UN) migration agency said on Tuesday. The 150 migrants, mainly Eritreans and Somalis, were rescued in the Mediterranean…

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Saraki Speaks Up For Kwankwaso, Says Eagles Square Belongs To Every Nigerian

Senate President Bukola Saraki has condemned the refusal to allow Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano, use Eagle Square to make the declaration of his presidential ambition. He said the move sends a wrong message about the country’s democracy. Yusuph Olaniyonu, special adviser on media and publicity to the senate president, made this known in…

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The Cece Yara Foundation launches Groundbreaking Child Protection Online Directory

The Cece Yara Foundation has launched the Cece Yara Safe Kids Directory – a web based/ online portal which provides information on police stations, State Child Protection Units, medical services, Sexual Assault Referral Centres, free legal services and mental health care at a click of a button. Being the first of its kind in Nigeria,…

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