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Lawan, Senate principal officers welcome Kalu from prison

Lawan, Senate principal officers welcome Kalu from prison

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday night, led other principal officers of the red chamber to welcome back one of their members, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, from the Nigerian Correctional Service in Kuje, Abuja. Kalu, a former ...

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Buhari nominates Okonjo-Iweala to head WTO

Buhari nominates Okonjo-Iweala to head WTO

The President, Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Retd.), has approved the nomination of a former Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation. TheCable reported on Thursday that Buhari withdrew the candidacy of ...

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Govt urged to raise flaring penalties

Govt urged to raise flaring penalties

The Federal Government has been told to raise gas flaring penalties to serve as disincentive to international oil companies. The government has also been urged to commit to a three-year gas flare-out plan in order to free the Niger Delta ...

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Investors lose N50bn as stocks suffer decline

Investors lose N50bn as stocks suffer decline

Investors lost N50bn on Thursday as the nation’s stock market closed in the red. The Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index and the market capitalisation of equities dropped by 0.38 per cent to pare the gains recorded in recent trading days. ...

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