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2015: Yoruba traditional rulers, leaders Endorse Jonathan For Second Term

The Yoruba people in the southwest zone of the country yesterday endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for second term urging him to help the zone recover its political and social values. This resolve was reached at the Yoruba Unity Summit organised by the committee on Yoruba Progress, Southwest held at the Oduduwa Hall of Obafemi Awolowo … Continue reading

FG to Review Duty Waivers, Others to Shield Economy from External Shocks

• We will protect the interest of the common man As part of the measures to help Nigeria navigate the current revenue shortfall arising from declining oil prices and save the country from future shocks, the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said the finance ministry and the … Continue reading

Nigeria tops transactions at Indonesia trade Expo

The Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre in Lagos on Tuesday announced that Nigeria topped the list of trade transactions from West African countries in the 2014 Trade Expo Indonesia. ITPC’s Deputy Director, Mr Bona Kusuma, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that Nigeria recorded about 21.2 million dollars (N3.5 billion), Togo 6.4 million dollars, … Continue reading

Igwe’s Journey to Wonderland – By Henry Omoregie

When a man who refers to himself as a researcher writes an opinion piece, it is expected that he would rely on research and facts given that that is what researchers do, but I am rather surprised that Uche Igwe sacrificed research and facts in favor of sentiments in his piece ‘Isn’t Jonathan losing grip?’ … Continue reading

Breaking News: Mrs. Diezani Madueke Elected OPEC President

Nigerian petroleum Minister Mrs. Diezani Allison Madueke is the first female President of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). She has been elected today (27.11.2014). For the development of Nigeria and for strategic reasons in the spirit of peaceful coexistence, Nigeria who had wanted the position of Sec. Gen. of OPEC settled for the president. Congratulations … Continue reading

RTEAN To Partner Foreign Investors Vehicle Assembly Centre

The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) said on Wednesday that it would partner with foreign investors in building a driving academy and vehicle assembly centre. The National President of RTEAN, Chief Musa Shehu, said this in Abuja while addressing newsmen on the association’s upcoming National Executive Council (NEC) meeting. “We are discussing with … Continue reading

Nigeria Still 4th On Return On Investment Ratings, Power, Infrastructure Top List Of Opportunities

Dr Olusegun Aganga, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, on Sunday said Nigeria still ranked fourth in the global ratings on nations with high returns on investment. “When you talk of returns on investment, Nigeria ranks fourth with an average return on investment of about 36 per cent, which compares to about 6.6 per … Continue reading

Jonathan has performed more than you and other, Presidency tells Obasanjo

ABUJA- FOR scoring the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan below average, the President Sunday took a swipe at former President Olusegun Obasanjo, saying his comments were not only untrue, but were misleading. In a statement yesterday night in Abuja by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, former President … Continue reading

FG to link all state capitals by rail service – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday expressed Federal Government’s commitment to linking all the state capital cities to the rail service in order to boost the country’s economy through rail transportation. Jonathan who was in London at the 17th Honorary International Investment Council (HIIC) said with such a nationwide rail coverage, roads and highways would be … Continue reading

China, Nigeria pen multi-billion-dollar rail contract

BEIJING, Nov. 20 — China and Nigeria signed an official construction contract early Thursday, Beijing time, to build a railway along the African country’s coast, China Railway Construction Corp. Ltd. (CRCC) said. The 11.97 billion U.S. dollar contract is China’s single largest overseas contract project, the CRCC said. The coastal 22-stop railway, which will stretch … Continue reading

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