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Senate seeks IMF help for Nigeria

The Deputy Senate President, Sen Ike Ekweremadu, has solicited stronger partnership between Nigeria and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the country’s efforts to address the current economic challenges. Ekweremadu spoke on Thursday when on behalf of the Senate President he received a delegation of the African Department of the …

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EFCC re-arraigns ex-Wema Bank chairman

Former Chairman of Wema Bank Plc, Mo­hammed Olapade, has been re-arraigned by the Economic and Finan­cial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing over N1.2 billion. Olapade was re-ar­raigned on Thursday be­cause the judge handling the case was transferred out of Lagos jurisdiction and …

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You can go, Conte tells Mikel

Any hope of Mikel Obi being part of Chelsea’s main team this season may have been dashed after manager, Antonio Conte, told the Nigerian international to look elsewhere in the January transfer window. Mikel, who is Chelsea’s current second longest serving player has been told in unmistakable terms by Conte to …

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Recession: 5,000 turn prayer warriors in Onitsha

No fewer than 5,000 traders in Onitsha doing business at the popular Mgbuka old motor parts dealers market, Obosi, yesterday turned to prayer warriors to attract God’s fa­vour to cushion the effect of the current economic hard­ship in Nigeria as they dedi­cated their newly constructed prayer auditorium to God. In …

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Mining sector to create 300,000 jobs, says Fayemi

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr.Kayode Fayemi has maintained that mining sector would provide over 300,000 jobs and millions of indirect employment for Nigerians be­fore the end of the year. Fayemi who disclosed this at 1st Nigeria Mining Week, or­ganized by Miners Associa­tion of Nigeria, in partnership with …

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Ugwuanyi Inaugurates Parklane Specialist Hospital Board

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has formally inaugurated the board of Parklane Specialist Hospital, with Professor Ezeonah Hyacinth as its chairman. Performing the ceremony which took place at the Government House, in Enugu, Governor Ugwuanyi represented by his deputy, Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo, said that his administration will continue to …

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Gov. Ugwuanyi Hosts Donor Agencies’ Conference

The Enugu State governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has expressed his administration’s willingness to partner donor agencies towards strengthening the state’s economy in the light of the country’s recent economic challenges. He was speaking at a one-day donor conference tagged “Building a Strong and Sustainable Partnership for Achieving the Sustainable …

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