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Nigeria says working hard to resolve gasoline crisis

In a chat with Nigerians from all walks of life on Sunday evening during the stopover, the Vice President noted that the Federal Government was moving as quickly as it could to solve the fuel crisis and reduce the difficulties Nigerians were facing as a result.

How Jonathan’s officials, cousin shared 27bln proceeds of PHCN sale -EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has narrated how top government officials under the administration of former president Goodluck Jonathan shared 27 billion, part of the proceeds of the sale of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) in 2014.

- Nigeria unemployment rate climbs up

Four out of every ten people in Nigeria's workforce were unemployed or underemployed by the end of September, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Friday.

Why is Jerusalem important, what makes Donald Trump's intervention so toxic

What is the status of Jerusalem? Israel set up its parliament in West Jerusalem when the state of Israel was proclaimed in 1948. The move followed the United Nations’ vote to partition Palestine on the basis of the British pledge known as the Balfour Declaration that paved the way for a homeland for the Jewish people.

- Nigeria's dollar reserves at $34.53 bln as of Nov. 24

Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves stood at $34.53 billion as of Nov. 24, up nearly 3 percent from a month earlier, central bank data showed on Thursday. The bank did not provide a reason for the increase in reserves, which stood at $33.58 billion at the same date last month.

Friday, 21 January 2022

Nigeria will continue to cater for its people despite resource constraints, says Osinbajo

Nigeria will continue to cater for its people despite resource constraints, says Osinbajo: “We have challenges; post-pandemic challenges, resource constraints, but we still have to make provisions for the millions of people who expect that government must be in a position to support them in a terrible and challenging period,” Osinbajo declared.

Friday, 7 January 2022

Age is telling on me, being president is hard work, says Buhari

Age is telling on me, being president is hard work, says Buhari: According to him at 79 being president is hard work and that he looks forward to when his tenure would end in 2023.

Monday, 3 January 2022

About 178,459 firearms missing from Police armoury, says AGF report

About 178,459 firearms missing from Police armoury, says AGF report: In a report, out of the figure reported missing arms, 88,078 were AK-47 rifles and 3,907 assorted rifles and pistols from different formations nationwide. These could not be accounted for as at January 2020.

Wema Bank not after Tunde Bakare over N9 bln loan ~CEO

Wema Bank not after Tunde Bakare over N9 bln loan ~CEO: “While we are constrained by the reason of confidentiality to respond in details to this publication, we however want to confirm that the customer has maintained a credible relationship with our bank and there is no basis for us to contemplate any action to humiliate our customer.

Tuesday, 28 December 2021

Newcastle may not have enough players to tackle Everton this Thursday due to Covid-19

Newcastle may not have enough players to tackle Everton this Thursday due to Covid-19: The Magpies went into Monday’s Premier League clash against Manchester United with their squad ravaged by positive Covid-19 tests and injuries and emerged further depleted.

Tuesday, 21 December 2021

House of reps jerk up 2022 budget to N17.1 trln, increase oil benchmark, deficits

House of reps jerk up 2022 budget to N17.1 trln, increase oil benchmark, deficits: The lower chamber of the National Assembly also increased the deficit estimate and the benchmark oil prices above the level proposed by the executive.

Monday, 20 December 2021

Nigeria, Angola fail to meet crude production quota as OPEC+ output rises marginally in Nov

Nigeria, Angola fail to meet crude production quota as OPEC+ output rises marginally in Nov: The two countries have failed to produce at targets in recent years due to underinvestment, persistent maintenance issues and an exodus of international energy companies.