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APC To Fulfil Campaign Promises – Oyegun

The All Progressive Congress (APC) National Chairman, Chief John Oyegun, has said that the party was determined to deliver on its promises to Nigerians.

Brussels Attacks: Buhari Advocates Global Cooperation Against Terrorism


Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has warned that Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels “reinforce the need for greater international cooperation” in fighting militant groups.

Finance: Doubts Over Nigeria's Rate Hike


   The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) surprised everyone by hiking rates 100 basis points up to 12 percent from 11 percent, on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

All 14 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expected the rate to remain unchanged.

DESOPADEC Budget Not In The House – DTHA

By Harris-Okon Emmanuel, Delta


CBN Raises Monetary Policy Rate To 12%


The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has raised the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to 12% from 11%.

This is an outcome of its two-day meeting which started on Monday, March 21, 2016, in Abuja, the nation’s capital; the second for the year 2016.

FG Files Charges Against Kuku


Bemba, DR Congo Ex-Warlord, Guilty Of War Crimes

Former Congolese rebel leader, Jean-Pierre Bemba, has been found guilty of war crimes in a landmark trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Fifa Bans Algerian Trio Worldwide

Two Algerian players banned for four years for testing positive for cocaine have had their bans applied worldwide.

Nigerian Red Cross, Others Unite Against Boko Haram

The Nigerian Red Cross Society has entered into partnership with the British Red Cross to further ameliorate the suffering of the vulnerable people and victims of disasters in the country.