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You’re a hero! Osinbajo hails 83-year-old Muslim cleric who saved Christians during violence

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the 83-year-old Muslim Cleric, Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved the lives of hundreds of persons fleeing from attacks by suspected bandits in Yelwan Gindi Akwati, Swei and Nghar villages in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau as a hero. The people were fleeing from attacks by suspected bandits. Mr Read more

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As petroleum minister, Buhari should’ve addressed subsidy issues by now, says Shehu Sani

A senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has said President Muhammadu Buhari, as minister of petroleum resources should have addressed fuel subsidy “by now.” The Kaduna senator said this while speaking on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Thursday. Sani was contributing to a debate on a report for the payment of subsidy Read more

Africa Press Release

Generation Africa: Inspiring young Africans to become Agri-Food entrepreneurs

Pan-African telecommunications, media and technology group, Econet, and global crop nutrition leader, Yara International ASA, today launch “Generation Africa”, a partnership initiative to inspire young African entrepreneurs to join the agri-food sector for its viable business opportunities. Generation Africa will reach thousands of young people through its “GoGettaz” competition, which will award US$100,000 in prize money Read more

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Nigeria’s democracy is not genuine, Falana insists

Femi Falana SAN, a human rights lawyer and an activist, has insisted that Nigeria’s democracy cannot be said to be genuine until insecurity is resolved. The senior advocate made the remark yesterday at a protest organised by the People’s Alternative Front, held at the Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Park in Lagos. Falana called for adequate funding Read more

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Business: Bank CEOs set to identify, go tougher on bad debtors

The Committee of Banks’ Chief Executive Officers in Nigeria has said that there is an urgent need for all banks to cooperate and collaborate to identify and go tougher on chronic debt defaulters, The Punch NG reports. The committee said this would go beyond publishing names of such defaulters in national media (which is inevitable), Read more


Osinbajo thanks Saraki for not taking advantage of power vacuum

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday jocularly thanked Senate President Bukola Saraki for not taking advantage of the vacuum in power before the presidential inauguration. Mr Osinbajo stated this at a dinner organised in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari and himself at the State House Banquet Hall. Messrs Buhari and Osinbajo had earlier in the Read more