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UK Might Enter Full Blown Recession – Budget Watchdog

Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country’s budget deficit in 2019, the watchdog for public finances on Thursday said. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said the world’s fifth-biggest economy appeared to have flat-lined or possibly contracted in the second quarter, some of which was…

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Senate Confirms Aliyu Abubakar, Buhari’s Nominee Rejected in 2016

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday has approved the appointment of  Mr Aliyu Abubakar, as a non-executive commissioner on the board of the National Communications Commission. Abubakar, from Bauchi State, was nominated to represent the North-East last week on the board by President Muhammadu Buhari for the same position despite his rejection by the eighth Senate because of…

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Atletico Madrid Signs English Tottenham Defender, Trippier

Spanish side, Atletico Madrid have signed Tottenham and English International, Kieran Trippier  for £21.7m. The wing back was said to have also passed a medical with the Spanish club on Wednesday and equally started training. According to Skysports, Spurs were offered the chance to sign striker Angel Correa during negotiations but have instead opted for a…

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Bauchi Governor’s Wife Commends Fidelity Bank On Free Medical Outreach

Wife of Bauchi State Governor, Hajiya Aisha Bala Mohammad has commended Fidelity Bank for providing free medical outreach to 1,000 people in Misau Local Government Area (LGA) of Bauchi State, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The outreach was organised by the Al-Muhibbah Foundation in collaboration with staff members of the bank.…

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Non-Oil Exports: Fidelity Bank, NEPC, LBS Trains 100 MSMEs In Kano

Fidelity Bank Plc, top Nigerian lender is training over 100 SMEs at the 8th edition of the highly acclaimed Export Management Programme (EMP) with the aim of providing impactful, world-class support to Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kano State. Organised by the bank in strategic partnership with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and the…

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Senate Confirms Tanko As Chief Justice of Nigeria

The Nigerian Senate has on Wednesday, confirmed the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. The upper chamber of the Nigeria’s bicameral legislature questioned Muhammad on corruption, administration of criminal justice and the poor funding of the judiciary. Prior to this time, President Muhammadu Buhari had on July 11, 2019,…

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CAN Denies Sending Pastors To COZA on Solidarity Visit, Says Investigation Is Still Ongoing

Following a viral video of two pastors who were allegedly representing the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and paid a visit to the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) to stand with its pastor after he was accused of Rape. The Christian central body has denied such solidarity move, disassociating themselves from the visit. COZA founder…

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You’ve Failed Nigerians As A Government – Wole Soyinka Swipes At Buhari

The Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has taken a swipe at the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the administration has failed Nigerians over its approach to the herders/farmers’ crisis and other security problems bedeviling the country. According to Punch, Soyinka said this on Sunday at his residence in Ijegba, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, the Ogun State…

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