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2019 polls: Ezekwesili pledges hope, new nation

Obiageli Ezekwesili

Presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili on Monday said she would give a new direction to the country and put it on the path of progress, if elected. Ezekwesili restated the promise while speaking to party faithful and residents during her campaign in Lagos. …

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Debate: Nigeria lost four million jobs in 6 months, says Peter Obi

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The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Peter Obi, has said Nigeria lost four million jobs in a six-month period, while China created 10 million jobs. Obi, who said this in his opening speech at the ongoing vice presidential debate in Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, knocked the …

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#2019Debate: PDP is to blame for poor economy – Osinbajo

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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party for Nigeria’s weak economy. The Vice-President said this at the Vice-Presidential debate organised by the Broadcast Organisation of Nigeria and the Nigeria Elections Debate Group. He was asked to respond to questions on why Nigeria’s aggregate investment had not risen beyond …

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‘Why Nigeria is borrowing from China’

DG, Debt Management Office, Patience Oniha

The Federal Government has explained that it borrows from China in order to take advantage of a cheaper source of finance. In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, the Debt Management Office said that the Federal Government was also borrowing from China in order to diversify …

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2019 polls: President Buhari to receive presidential form tomorrow

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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday receive the presidential nomination and expression of interest forms. NEWSTIMES reports that the event will hold at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, at 11.30am. It was gathered that a socio-political group, the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors Network, who bought the forms …

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Nigeria has gained over $5bn projects from China, Buhari says

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President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday that Nigeria had gained from China the execution of infrastructure projects worth $5bn across the country. The President said under the partnership with China through the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, the projects had been executed in the last three years of his administration. A …

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Dangote refinery’ll boost Nigerian crude oil sale – Edwin

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The Group Executive Director, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, has said the oil refinery being built by the company will provide a ready market for the nation’s crude oil. Edwin was quoted in a statement as saying that the construction of the 650,000 barrels per day refinery would help Nigeria …

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Customs intercepts container load of military uniforms — PRO

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Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Customs Service, Mr. Joseph Attah, said the Service seized a container load of military uniforms and other items on Friday along Aba-Port Harcourt road. Attah, who said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja, noted that examination of the container was conducted in the presence …

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5 drug dealers sentenced to death by Chinnese court

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Five drug traffickers have been sentenced to death and another six sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve in north China’s Shanxi Province, the Shanxi Provincial Higher People’s Court said on Tuesday. The Changzhi Intermediate People’s Court handed down the verdicts on 32 defendants in three drug-trafficking cases on Monday. …

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Transfer news: Hamsik ‘tempted’ by Chinese clubs

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Napoli captain Marek Hamsik has confirmed he is tempted by a move to China amid reports he has received offers from three Chinese clubs. Hamsik, 30, overtook Argentina football legend, Diego Maradona as the club’s record goalscorer this season as the side from Naples finished second in Serie A behind …

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