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FG announces total closure of Third Mainland Bridge for 24 hours

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The federal government has announced that the Third Mainland Bridge will be closed for 24 hours, beginning from noon on

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Naira gains as CBN plans $40,000 weekly sales to BDCs

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The Naira on Monday appreciated against the dollar at the official and unofficial foreign exchange (FX) markets as the Central

Again, bandits displace 10 communities in Kaduna

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Bandits have displaced residents of not less than 10 communities in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State in a

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NCC reaffirms February 28 deadline for SIM-NIN linkage

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The deadline for blocking telephone lines without National Identity Numbers (NIN) remains February 28, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has

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See full list of agencies, commissions, parastatals to be scrapped, merged, relocated, subsumed

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The Federal Government, during the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting on Monday reached the decision to scrap some agencies, commissions

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Nigeria Customs halts food distribution after fatal stampede

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The Nigeria Customs Service has announced a temporary halt to its national food distribution initiative launched in Lagos over the

Adamawa, Jos, Gombe, others to see blackout Tuesday – TCN

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Communities in Adamawa, Jos, Taraba, and Gombe states will have a four-hour power outage on Tuesday. The Transmission Company of

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Five things to know to start your Tuesday

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Third Mainland Bridge to Close for 24-Hour Repair. The Federal Ministry of Works announced the closure for major repairs. From

‘Third Mainland Bridge to close for 24 hours for essential repairs’

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In an effort to advance critical repair works, the Federal Ministry of Works has announced a complete closure of the

Inflation erodes N8.4tn telecom sector gain

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Inflation eroded the N8.44 trillion gain the telecommunication sector made in 2023 despite its improving contribution to economic growth. In

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France launches scholarship for Nigerian students to learn French, sciences

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The French Embassy in Nigeria with Campus France Nigeria have launched “French + Sciences,” a scholarship programme for undergraduate students,

Five things you should know about the new CBN guidelines for BDCs

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released draft guidelines aimed at strengthening the regulation of Bureau De Change (BDC)

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Egyptian bonds jump on UAE deal, pound gains on black market

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Egypt’s dollar bonds surged and its pound strengthened in street trading, as a landmark $35 billion investment deal with the

LASG, Jospong sign MoU on waste management

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…PSP operators to receive 2000 tricycles for waste evacuation The Lagos State Government (LASG), on Monday, signed a Memorandum of

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Norse Atlantic Airways, Air Peace announce charter agreement for London operations

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Norse Atlantic Airways has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Air Peace for an ACMI (Aircraft, Crew,

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Breaking: President Tinubu implements Oronsaye report 12 years after submission

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in a move to to cut the cost of governance, has announced implementation of the long-awaited

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Youth development: Reps committee to initiate strategies to equip, empower youth

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… YIAGA Africa organises retreat for young reps members The Federal House of Representatives Committee on Youth Development, says it

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Male infertility surges in Nigeria as 3 in 10 couples struggle to conceive

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As three in ten Nigerian couples struggle to conceive, Bridge Clinic, an assisted reproductive centre with a 25-year history of

Zamfara Assembly suspends 8 members for alleged misconduct, illegal sitting

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The Zamfara House of Assembly on Monday suspended eight lawmakers for alleged misconduct, conspiracy, mischief, and illegal sitting. The suspension

Minister of Interior explores local passport production

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Nigeria’s Ministry of Interior has entered into talks with IDEMIA, a multinational technology company to explore the possibility of producing

Court fixes March 19 to rule on Nnamdi Kanu’s bail application

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The Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned rulings on Nnamdi Kanu’s bail application to March 19, with his trial

Why I located $800m Geometric Power plant in Aba- Barth Nnaji

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Barth Nnaji, chairman of Geometric Power Group, has attributed the reason he developed the $800m Geometric Power Plant in Aba

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Naira gains to N1,700/$ after CBN clampdown on crypto platforms

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The naira has appreciated against the dollar, gaining 11.76 percent at the parallel market, commonly referred to as black market,

CSOs in Edo hit Benin streets, protests economic hardship

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Civil Society Organisations in Edo State have hit the streets of Benin City, the state capital in a demonstration over

Africa’s largest mosque inaugurated in Algeria

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Algeria today, inaugurated the “Great Mosque of Algiers” after 7 years of construction. The edifice, featuring an 869-foot praying tower,

Again, FG postpones kick-off date for students loan scheme to March 1, 2024

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The Federal Government has yet again failed to meet the proposed February 26, 2024 kickoff date for the students loan

How Lagos market trader money is empowering micro and small business

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With inflation taking a toll on businesses and threatening to keep many out of operation, the introduction of the Market

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Forex Crisis: Clampdown on BDCs won’t stabilise naira- Analysts

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The recent clampdown on the Bureau De Change (BDC) operators by the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Foreign investors hit brakes on Nigeria over volatile naira

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Foreign investors are holding off on new investments into Nigeria until the naira finds some stability. Fresh inflows of around

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Defence Headquarters debunks coup plot rumors

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The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has vehemently denied claims circulating online alleging a potential coup plot and the subsequent high