Elumelu Advocates Collaborations To Boost Africa’s Fortunes As He tips Continent As Key Investment Destination - newsheadline247.com
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Elumelu Advocates Collaborations To Boost Africa’s Fortunes As He tips Continent As Key Investment Destination

The Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Tony O. Elumelu has said that the Coronavirus pandemic has presented a perfect opportunity for foreign investors to invest in Africa, owing to the huge opportunities that are inherent in the African economy. “This is the time to invest. Africa is a land of opportunities; There Read more

Nigerian-American Journalist, Jackson Ude’s life under threat after exposing $2.5bn Nigeria oil theft - newsheadline247.com
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Nigerian-American Journalist, Jackson Ude’s life under threat after exposing $2.5bn Nigeria oil theft

…I get death threats from known and unknown persons …Stolen crude by highly placed government officials under Buhari administration Global Peace Ambassador and investigative journalist, Mr. Jackson Ude, who exposed the theft and illicit sale of 48 million barrels of Nigeria’s Bonny Light crude off the coast of China for $2.5billion has disclosed that he Read more

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Fani-Kayode calls on Nigerians to join forces against terrorists, genocidal maniacs

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has called on Nigerians, regardless of the nation’s ethnic divide, to unite and join forces to combat the spate of killings in the southern part of Kaduna State, North-West Region of Nigeria. Fani-Kayode said the ultimate objective the terrorists and genocidal maniacs “is to divide us on ethnic Read more

Alleged NDDC fraud: Pondei, others spent N5bn as medical allowances – Senate report reveals - newsheadline247.com
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Alleged NDDC fraud: Pondei, others spent N5bn as medical allowances – Senate report reveals

A report by the Senate on the alleged financial recklessness in the Niger Delta Development Commission has revealed how the top management of the agency shared N4.9bn among themselves in the guise of medical allowances. The report also showed that the management paid N114.9m as supplementary medical allowance to 26 members of its staff during the Read more

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APC asks PDP to account for failed $460m Abuja CCTV Project, $2b China loan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to explain to Nigerians on its failed $460 million Abuja Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) project it awarded in August 2010. The ruling party also listed some of the opposition party’s economic misdeeds while it was in power between 1999 and 2015. In a Read more

Nigeria COVID-19 cases top 42,000 as 404 confirmed infections emerge - newsheadline247.com
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NCDC raises hope on potential COVID-19 vaccine, makes promise to Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that it is working hard to ensure that Nigerians have access to the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines when available. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, gave the assurance on Monday during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja. Ihekweazu said that the centre was Read more

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Chinese loans: Nigeria’s sovereignty will be protected, AGF Malami says

The minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, says the administration Muhammadu Buhari will guard Nigeria’s sovereignty as regards foreign loans. He expressed this in reaction to claims by federal lawmakers that some clauses in the country’s loan deal with China concede Nigeria’s sovereignty to the Asian country. The Federal House of Representatives Read more

Air Peace Airline sacks 75 pilots over financial difficulties - newsheadline247.com
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Air Peace sacks 75 pilots over financial difficulties

One of Nigeria’s leading indigenous airlines, Air Peace, on Monday, sacked 75 pilots, hinging reasons on financial constraints posed by the COVID-19 era. Some of the affected workers, however, claimed that their “sudden” disengagement was not unconnected with the recent row over pay cut and mild protest by the professionals. Local airline operators have been Read more

Abuja authorities announce school resumption for exit students - newsheadline247
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Abuja authorities announce school resumption for exit students

Agency Report The Federal Capital Territory Administration has announced the reopening of schools for students in final year classes. Students in JSS3 and SS3 are expected to return to school on August 4 to begin preparation for their final examinations, the FCTA said. The announcement was made Monday by the FCT’s Department of Education. It followed the Read more

Details: How Rahama Indimi doctored ex-husband’s kids out of IBB’s Eid-Kabir photo with grandchildren - newsheadline247.com
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Details: How Rahama Indimi doctored ex-husband’s kids out of IBB’s Eid-Kabir photo with grandchildren

Nigeria’s former Head of State, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida’s estranged daughter-in-law, Rahama Indimi, had reportedly erased the children of her ex-husband’s second wife in a group photograph of IBB celebrating Eid with all his grandchildren. Rahama had posted the manipulated image on her Instagram handle @Rahma_YI with the caption, “Barka da Sallah from mine to yours.” Read more