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JCOSTO spends N4m on Apapa-Tin Can road

A group operating in the maritime sector said they had spent over N4 million to assist the government in fixing the bad seaports access roads within the Tincan and Apapa axis.

Gaidam inspects ongoing project at Yobe varsity

By Mohammed Abubakar,

Damaturu

Anambra: Obi left $150m before leaving office, says Diamond Bank ex-boss

 The former Chairman of Diamond Bank and former chieftain of All 

Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Alex Oti, has laid  to rest, the

 debate on whether the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, left 

money or not for the government that took after him. 

CBN lists items valid for Forex

 The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released a list with 36 categories of items that can source foreign exchange (forex) from the market.

The list, endorsed by Director, Trade and Exchange, W.D Gotring, was sent to all authorised dealers, Nigeria Customs and the public.

Is a coup d'etat likely to happen in Nigeria while President Buhari is in the UK?

By IBT

Fears of a possible coup d'etat in Nigeria have emerged as President Muhammadu Buhari is in the UK, for the second time since the beginning of 2017, for medical check-ups.

15 rescued as 3-storey building collapses in Lagos

About fifteen people have been rescued from a collapsed three-storey building in Lagos today, Thursday.

Wike to Buratai: Stop seconding soldiers to politicians if you must complain

 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has urged the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen.

 Tukur Buratai, to stop complaining about his troops’ involvement in politics but 

should rather stop posting soldiers to politicians. 

Nigeria: Purported Chibok girl 'escapes' Boko Haram

Officials say the girl was found by Nigerian troops less than

 two weeks after 82

 Chibok girls were freed by the

 group.

 

 

 

 

A schoolgirl believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram three years ago has

Africa's richest man idles factory as Grubs devour tomatoes

Farmers avoiding crop after pests ravaged last year’s produce

.Factory expected to resume in July when tomato supply improves

 

By Bloomberg

 

Thousands of farmers in northern Nigeria contracted to grow tomatoes for a set 

How military graft undermines Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram, by Transparency Int'l

By Reuters 

 

Military corruption is weakening Nigeria's efforts to battle the

 Islamist insurgency of Boko Haram, the watchdog Transparency 

International said on Thursday.

Its report underlines the difficulty of achieving two key promises of President 

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