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Gov. Ugwuanyi, a populist Leader, says Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji (Dr.) Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III has expressed delight at the level of popularity Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State enjoys from the people of the state including non-indigenes, saying that it is commendable. The Sultan, who spoke during an interactive meeting with the Muslim community …

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CAF Champions League : Rangers get tough opponents

Champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Enugu Rangers, were handed a tough draw, as they face a daunting task to North Africa where they will take on J.S Saoura of Algeria in the first preliminary round of the campetition. The first leg of the tie will be played away …

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I’ll cage recession next year – Buhari

As the economic re­cession bites harder, a worried President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians that he will cage the scourge of the eco­nomic blight in 2017. Buhari expressed this op­timistic position yesterday, in Abuja, when he declared open an induction course organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Nigerian …

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Naira falls again at parallel market

The Naira on Wednesday fell further to N492 to a dollar at the parallel market, from N490 it closed on Tuesday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported. The Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N605 and N505 respectively. At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the Naira traded …

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Ekiti State Gov. signs N94bn 2017 budget into law

Governor Ayodele Fay­ose of Ekiti State has signed the state’s 2017 Appropriation Bill of N94 bil­lion into law. The budget which the gov­ernor presented to the Ekiti State House of Assembly a few weeks ago.is N1 billion higher than the 2016 figure of N93 billion According to the Speaker, Hon. …

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Christmas: FAAN deploys sniffer dogs, bomb detectors in airports

To ensure the safety of pas­sengers at Christmas and the New Year, the Feder­al Airports Authority of Nige­ria (FAAN) has deployed sniffer dogs, bomb detectors and secu­rity operatives in all the airports in the country. The General Manager, Pub­lic Affairs of FAAN, Mrs. Henri­etta Yakubu, according to an avi­ation portal, …

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