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Nigerian Economy Records $45.7BN Investment Commitments

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Nation 

The Nigerian economy recorded a total investment commitment of forty-five point seven billion dollars in various sectors of the economy within the first six months of this year.

Catholic Bishop Advises Nigerians To Shun Corruption

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Nation 

Nigerians have again been advised to shun corruption and embrace the path of honour at all times in the quest for National rebirth.

NDIC Assures Skye Bank Employees, Depositors.

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Nation 

The Nigeria deposit insurance corporation says employees of the defunct Skye Bank plc would be offered new contract terms under the management of Polaris Bank.

Ango Abdullahi Faults Presidential System Of Govt.

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Nation 

A leader of the northern elders’ forum Professor Ango Abdullahi has described the presidential system of government practiced in Nigeria as expensive and corruption laden. Speaking in Kaduna at a public lecture on moral decadence among the youths Professor Abdullahi said, the dimensions of corruption in Nigeria today is attributable to the presidential system of government adopted.

NNPC Boss, Baru Appeals To Oil Workers

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Nation 

The group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has urged oil workers under the auspices of the national union of petroleum and natural gas workers (NUPENG) and the petroleum and natural gas senior staff association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), to halt their planned industrial action over a labour dispute involving the management of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), a multi-national oil company operating in Nigeria, and its staff.

 

PDP Rejects INEC Declaration Of Osun Governorship Result As Inconclusive

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Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’S) declaration of the September 22, 2018 Osun state governorship election as inconclusive.

Akwa Ibom Marks 31st Anniversary

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Nation 

As the people of Akwa Ibom state mark 31 years of statehood, Governor Udom Emmanuel says the state will never experience under development.

Cross River Sets Up Committee On Biased Palm Estate Land Tussle

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Nation 

Due to consistent killings and destruction of property over the Erei palm plantation lands in biased local government area of cross river state, the state government has set up a commission of enquiry to fish out the culprits and find lasting recommendations to the problem.

PDP Screens Governorship Aspirants For North East States

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Nation  Politics 

Nigeria’s opposition party PDP has concluded the screening of governorship aspirant’s in the north east states as it gears up for the primaries scheduled to hold in a few days’ time.

Police, VIO, FRSC Partner On Accident Prevention In Cross River

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Nation 

The Nigeria police, Federal Road Safety Corps and the Vehicle Inspection Officers, VIO, in Cross River state have agreed to work together in ensuring that road accidents are prevented, controlled and reduced to the barest minimum as the festival months set in.

Miss Imo Emerges Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria 2018

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Nation 

The 2018 edition of the most beautiful girl in Nigeria, MBGN, pageant took place in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa state on Friday, September 21 with "Miss Imo" Anita Ukah crowned queen.

Buhari Leaves For UN

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Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has left for New York to participate in the 73rd session of United Nations general assembly which officially opened September 18, 2018.

Israel Gives Bedouin Residents October 1 Deadline To Quit

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International News 

Israel on Sunday said residents of khan al-ahmar, a Bedouin village in the occupied west bank slated for demolition, to clear their houses by Oct. 1.

Iran Vows Revenge Over Attack On A Military Parade

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International News 

Iran’s revolutionary guards vowed on Sunday to wreak “deadly and unforgettable” vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran accused gulf Arab states of backing the gunmen.

U.S. Warns Shippers Over Fuel Shipments To North Korea

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International News 

The U.S. state department has said that Washington would not wait to impose sanctions on any shippers helping to get fuel to North Korea, in an apparent warning to Russia days after the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations accused Moscow of cheating on the measures.

Pope Francis Warns Against Resurgence Of Anti-Semitism

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International News 

Pope Francis has urged Lithuania to be vigilant for “any whiff” of resurgent anti-Semitism, calling for new generations to be taught the horrors of the holocaust.

Ras Kimono’s Wife, Efemena, Dies

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Nation 

Barely one month after the Rastafarian community bade farewell to the late reggae icon Ras Kimono one of his wives Efemena Okedi Kimono has also passed on.

INEC Declares Osun Governorship Election Inconclusive, To Hold Supplementary Election

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Nation  Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Osun state governorship election 'inconclusive ' as the margin between the two leading contenders in the poll was lower than the number of the invalid votes.

Tambuwal Wooes Edo, Cross River, Enugu PDP Delegates

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Nation 

A PDP presidential aspirant and governor of Sokoto state Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has called on delegates to the forth coming PDP primaries to vote for the presidential candidate who has the capacity to turn around the economic fortunes of Nigeria.

FG To Partner With Imo Govt On Newly Built Cargo Airport

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Nation 

The federal government has expressed its readiness to partner with the Imo state government in ensuring that the newly built cargo airport helps in reducing poverty in the society.