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Lai Mohammed: New policy underway to enhance development of Nigeria’s tourism industry

The Nigerian tourism industry is set for speedy development as the Ministry of Information and Culture, in synergy with the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), is set to come up with a new tourism policy for the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed disclosed this during his working visit to the Read more

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The Tragedy Of Abba Kyari Surrogate Presidency By Farooq Kperogi PhD

Premium Times’ February 17 Unmasking of National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno’s secret memo, which revealed that Abba Kyari, Buhari’s Chief of Staff, exercises presidential powers on Buhari’s behalf, is only the official confirmation of what I have written in many columns and social media updates in the past two years. The truth is that Buhari Read more

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N400m Fraud: Ex-PDP spokesman, Metuh bags seven years imprisonment sentence

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the federal capital. The trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, handed down the sentence in his judgement on Tuesday on seven counts of money laundering and criminal Read more

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‘Jobless’ PDP leaders should take up rice farming — APC fires opposition over call for a review of Atiku’s case

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked members of its main rival party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to divert into rice farming “because they are jobless”. The ruling party expressed this in its reaction to the opposition’s call on the Supreme Court to review its verdict on the 2019 presidential election. PDP presidential Read more
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Dangote boosts south East economy with N63billion investment in ANAMMCO

LAGOS, Nigeria, February 25, 2020/ — Dangote Group has in the last five years invested over N63bn in the South East with the purchase of over 3,500 units of locally assembled Shacman trucks at the production plant of Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company (ANAMMCO), Enugu. The order was delivered over a period of five years after Read more

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Togo Opposition kicks as Faure Gnassingbe is re-elected president

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe declared an electoral victory on Monday as official preliminary results showed him re-elected in a landslide. The opposition candidate also claimed victory and called Monday’s result a masquerade. Mr Glassingbe’s win, if confirmed, will give him a fourth five-year term and extend a family dynasty that began when his father took power in Read more

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2023: Southern Nigeria wants restructuring, freedom not presidency – Fani-Kayode replies El-Rufai

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has declared that the Southern part of Nigeria was more interested in the restructuring of the country than the 2023 presidency. He stated this on Monday in his reaction to the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s comment who had earlier expressed that the Southern part of the country Read more
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APC Crisis: Oshiomhole can no longer win elections, says DG Progressives Governors

The Director-General of the Progressives Governors’ Forum, Salihu Lukman, has said Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), cannot win elections anymore following the crisis that has engulfed the party. The DG added that the crisis that has consumed the party is getting worse by the day. Lukman stated this in Read more