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Nigeria: Okorie Drags Zenith Bank to CBN Over ‘Disappearance’ of $64.1 Million
Nigeria: Okorie Drags Zenith Bank to CBN...

Nigeria: Okorie Drags Zenith Bank to CBN Over ‘Disappearance’ of $64.1 Mill...

An alleged disappearance of over $64 million from the vaults of the Zenith Bank has landed the multinational financial services provider in trouble. Zenith bank is rated as a large financial service provider in Nigeria and Anglophone West Africa. As at the ending of 2016, her total assets was N4.7... read more »

Nigeria: Wike Snubs Media, Presents N.5 Trillion Budget
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Nigeria: Wike Snubs Media, Presents N.5 Trillion Budget

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Christmas eve presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of around half a trillion naira to the state House of Assembly for necessary legislative action without inviting the press for the presentation ceremony. Wike does not seem to be enjoying getting the press... read more »

Nigeria: Dogara Dissects Buhari’s Admin, Says It’s Repressive
Nigeria: Dogara Dissects Buhari’s Admin,...

Nigeria: Dogara Dissects Buhari’s Admin, Says It’s Repressive

Ahead of the 2019 elections, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has methodically cut up the re-election seeking President Muhammadu Buhari administration, disclosing that the Constitution and the laws of the country are often trampled upon with impunity by the... read more »

Nigeria: Reject APC, Buhari, PDP Urges North-West As They Storm Sokoto For Atiku
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Nigeria: Reject APC, Buhari, PDP Urges North-West As They Storm Sokoto For ...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential campaign train is in Sokoto, an ancient  city located in the extreme North-West Nigeria,near the confluence of the Sokoto River and the Rima River this Monday to market their candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as part of their North West Presidential zonal... read more »

Nigeria: Angry Youths Disrupt Oil Production As Akwa Ibom Crisis Takes Toll On American Oil Major
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Nigeria: Angry Youths Disrupt Oil Production As Akwa Ibom Crisis Takes Toll...

The unfolding political crisis in Akwa Ibom State, one of the big oil states in Southern Nigeria that has been relatively very peaceful till the advent of a seeming czarist regime in 2007, could trigger off some dangerous economic consequences for Nigeria if not contained urgently. Though what is... read more »

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology

The move by the Federal Government of Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari’s watch to sway the citizenry to accept agricultural biotechnology has drawn the ire of 38 civic groups in... read more »

Opinion: Can Buhari Still Hold On Beyond 2019?

Opinion: Can Buhari Still Hold On Beyond 2019?

The battle for the Presidential power of Nigeria is on. There are the main front runners like President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as well as a number of... read more »

Nigeria: Snake Attacks Pastor In Abuja

Nigeria: Snake Attacks Pastor In Abuja

A deliverance pastor in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, who was recently attacked by a mysterious big snake, says no form of attack will stop him from preaching the gospel of Christ and... read more »

Nigeria: As Buhari Engages Big Oil Firms On PIGB, Concerns Are Growing In Niger Delta

Nigeria: As Buhari Engages Big Oil Firms On PIGB, Concerns Are Growing In Niger Delta

Ahead of the 2019 general elections coming up in a matter of weeks, there are disturbing concerns in the Niger Delta, Nigeria’s main oil and gas basin, as the restive circles are... read more »

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To Boost Farm Hygiene

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To B...

Boosting farm hygiene is currently an added key task to farmers around the world. As the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United Nations is marking the World Antibiotic... read more »