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Kudos! Nigerian Born CNN Journalist Stephanie Busari, 4 Others Honoured with Gracie Awards

Nigerian born journalist – CNN Africa’s producer and editor Stephanie Busari was among 4 others from CNN honoured with Gracie Awards, presented by the Alliance for Women in media. She was honoured for her persistent work in covering the plight of the Chibok girls and making sure the world didn’t forget their story and thousands like…

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US President Trump Responds to James Comey’s Accusations

United States President Donald Trump has replied  former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), James Comey over allegations that Trump made efforts to undermine investigation into the alleged Russian meddling in the November 2016 election. At a public hearing by the Senate Committee on Intelligence investigating the alleged Russian collusion, Comey accused Trump of some personal interventions…

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Bridge Concept Leverage UBA Digital Banking Platforms, Introduces Naija Green Card For Young Nigerians

l-r: Relationship Manager, UBA Group, Ugochukwu Obiefuna ; Brand Manager, Aboyade Cole, UBA Group, Ms. Adaeze Nnama,; Brand Manager , Nigerian Green Card, Mr. Rufus Ohiowere;  Head, Digital & Consumer Banking, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group, Dr. Yinka Adedeji;  Founder, Naija Green Card, Mr. Abimbola Daramola; UBA Plc; Abimbola Oloyede;  and Prepaid Card Manager,…

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Senate Steps Down Bill Proposing N5 Levy For Petrol, Passes Bill To Protect Whistle-Blowers

The Senate on Thursday stepped down consideration of the report on the National Roads Fund Establishment Bill, seeking the Committee on Works to make “further consultations” on it. The panel had specifically recommended multiple taxes, including a N5 levy on every litre of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) and Automobile General Oil (diesel) imported or refined…

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“Igbos Cannot Leave After Spending Over N44trn To Develop The Region” – Ohaneze Ndigbo

Following reports of a coalition of northern youths ordering Igbos out of the region, the youth arm of the Ohaneze Ndigbo, Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has said that Igbos cannot leave after spending N44trn to develop the region. A coalition of Northern youth groups had on Tuesday demanded all Igbos staying in the region to leave on or…

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Ignore Threats from “Northern Youths” – FG

The Federal Government has urged all well-meaning individuals and groups in the country to ignore all forms of threats issued by geo-political groups with the aim of  causing disaffection. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the appeal when he briefed State House correspondents after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), which…

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Osinbajo Hosts Togolese President in Aso Rock Villa

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday evening, received President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Togolese President was newly elected Chairman of ECOWAS. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity in the Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said Osinbajo assured him of Nigeria’s support…

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El-Rufai Orders Arrest of Arewa Youths Who Asked Igbos to Vacate North

The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has ordered the immediate arrest of the so-called Northern youth leaders who signed a statement issuing a three-month ultimatum to the people of the South-East to leave the northern part of Nigeria. The governor gave this order on Wednesday through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity,…

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