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Kalu: Supreme Court judgment a setback, says Sagay

Kalu: Supreme Court judgment a setback, says Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof Itse Sagay, SAN, has expressed his displeasure over the Supreme Court’s judgment nullifying the trial of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, and others, who were in December convicted and ...

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Premier League does not yet have ‘green light’, minister warns

Premier League does not yet have ‘green light’, minister warns

Britain’s Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden warned on Friday that the Premier League does not yet have the “green light” to resume but restated the government’s hope that the season can be completed. Premier League clubs are due to meet on ...

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COVID-19 to slow cocoa, cashew exports, says NEPC

COVID-19 to slow cocoa, cashew exports, says NEPC

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council says an assessment of the impact of coronavirus on agricultural exports shows that the pandemic will lead to a fall in export of cocoa beans, cashew nuts and sesame seeds this year. The Executive Director ...

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Buhari dissolves BOA management, appoints Hassan acting MD

Buhari dissolves BOA management, appoints Hassan acting MD

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the dissolution of the Interim Management Team and the appointment of an acting Managing Director for the Bank of Agriculture in the person of Alwan Hassan. According to the Federal Ministry ...

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Don’t allow aviation to fail, IATA charges Nigeria

Don’t allow aviation to fail, IATA charges Nigeria

The International Air Transport Association on Thursday charged Nigeria not to allow its aviation sector to fail. This followed the announcement by the Federal Government that the country’s aviation sector was losing over N17bn monthly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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Nigeria attracted $10.2bn fresh investment in 2019 – Report

Nigeria attracted $10.2bn fresh investment in 2019 – Report

Nigeria’s cross-border greenfield capital investment in 2019 grew by 28 per cent to $10.2bn, according to the latest report by fDi Market Intelligence, a research unit of Financial Times. The report released on Thursday described a greenfield investment as a ...

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Group calls for probe into dead fishes across Niger Delta

Group calls for probe into dead fishes across Niger Delta

Environmentalists, members of FishNet Alliance, and people in the Niger Delta region has called on relevant government agencies to investigate the actual cause of sudden death of fish being washed ashore across the Niger Delta coastline. They specifically called on relevant regulatory ...

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FG targets N103bn from gas flaring penalty

FG targets N103bn from gas flaring penalty

The Federal Government has said gas flare penalty payment by oil and gas companies in the country will increase to N103.51bn this year. The Director General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, disclosed this in a presentation where he ...

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