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Nigeria’s finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has blamed a Western focus on green energy for prohibiting the country from addressing its energy deficit.

Adeosun, speaking at an International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting in Washington Wednesday, said that Nigeria was being blocked from exploiting its abundant coal resources.

A Facebook user named Patricia Uju posted story of the horrible treatment a wife received from her husband and two Pastors in her church that is making waves online. She revealed a wife was pressured to join a church and when she refused, the church pastors as well as her husband proceeded to beat her into submission.

Gen Iliyasu Ibrahim (rtd) has faulted a report that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo became President Muhamamdu Buhari’s running mate despite pressure against it by a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

 He disclosed that the former Lagos State governor single-handedly chose Osinbajo and sent the name to Buhari of the All Progressives Congress.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that the Nigerian economy will grow by 0.6% in 2017, effectively lifting the country out of an officially declared recession.

In the IMF’s World Economic Outlook report released on Tuesday, Nigeria’s real Gross Domestic Product is expected to increase marginally by 0.6% with Consumer Prices rising by 17.1%.

The Nigerian government has agreed to consolidate the criminal charges filed against the former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), and others.

They are standing trial before two different High Courts of the Federal Capital Territory Judiciary.

Some students of University of Witwatersrand in South Africa have stripped naked to protest their high tuition fee. Reports claim that the protesters went half-dressed on Tuesday, exposing their boobs and the upper parts of their bodies just to make the university authorities have a rethink over the increased tuition fees.

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We’ll Deal With Pipeline Vandals Like Boko Haram – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has warned vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations in Nigeria to “desist immediately or face the same drastic action being taken against Boko Haram by the Armed Forces.’’

SDP Drums Support For Kogi Governor

 

The Kogi State c‎hapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has passed a vote of confidence on the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, for his performance in the two months since his assumption of office.

Nigeria Airforce Provides Free Medical Services In Bauchi

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

Nigeria Airforce has embarked on a two-day medical outreach in Bauchi State communities.

2016 Budget Crisis: Buhari Is Clueless, Incompetent - Fayose

 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the raging controversies between the Presidency and the National Assembly over

the 2016 Budget as a confirmation of his position that President Mohammadu Buhari was clueless and incompetent. “Nigerians

No Hausa, Fulani Man Killed In Abia - Govt

Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu,

 has condemned reports that Department of State Services (DSS) has uncovered 55 shallow graves in a forest in the state, where the remains of five Hausa-Fulani men were  allegedly buried.

Uniport Students Protest, Seek Buhari’s Resignation

Students of the University of Port Harcourt on Monday, April 11, 2016, protested the incessant travels of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Edo Govt Warns Fulani Herdsmen, Farmers

Edo State Government has warned Fulani herdsmen and local farmers in the state to maintain the peace or face the wrath of the law, saying the government will neither ban grazing nor ban farming.

Why NIMASA Wants Early Passage Of Anti-Piracy Law

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has expressed the agency’s desire to work with other stakeholders and expedite action on the passage of the Anti-Piracy and Other related Crimes at Sea into law.

Sanusi hails Match Commissioners Appointment Committee

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, has praised members of the football ruling body’s Match Commissioners Appointment Committee for a good job thus far in the new season.

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