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How Will History Remember Okonjo-Iweala?

How Will History Remember Okonjo-Iweala? By Undung Pam History, they say, is subjective. It takes on the life of whoever is writing it. But there are some events that will always be viewed from the standpoint of objectivity, no matter the attempt at changing it. As President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration goes off the stage, there are attempts by numerous activists …

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Nigerian Economy Remains Strong – Okonjo Iweala

Nigerian Economy Remains Strong – Okonjo Iweala   How is Nigeria faring in the face of the dwindling oil prices? I will like to say one thing: there has been some attempt to make people feel that there is no hope; that this situation is so difficult; there is hopelessness.  I said from the beginning when oil prices began to …

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who voted against palestine in the UN vote

The rejection of the Palestinian resolution by the UN Security Council on Tuesday night  comes as a shock to many especially as Nigeria and  Rwanda abstained . However it is a reminder of the great extent to which Israel-US relations serve as a critical factor in Israeli national security.who voted against palestine in the UN vote-see pics below

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Ebola Hype-US and allies to steal West Africa Oil

The US has been known to be involved in various proxy and theatre wars is other  countries to server their hidden agenda. The U.S. government has  also been experimenting with deadly diseases on human beings for a long time, history tells us so. One example is Guatemala. Between 1946 and 1948, the United States government under President Harry S. Truman …

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Govt – 30 Million Nigerians Have No Access to Electricity

The federal government yesterday said about 30 million Nigerians are currently without on-grid electricity supply to their homes. The government noted that this number was mostly people within the country’s rural areas and that it was working to attract sustainable private sector financing to improve electricity supply to the rural areas. The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, gave the …

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Head of Service can’t account for N52bn votes

From Iheanacho Nwosu Abuja The Office of the Head of Service of the Federation (OHSF) yesterday failed to account for the N52billion it received  from the Budget Office from the Service Wide Vote. As a result, OHSF and Budget Office  officials openly disagreed and  caused a stir  at the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts which is investigating the …

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Total removal of subsidy appears imminent on states’ backing

Total removal of oil subsidy appears to be looming as states of the federation on Thursday moved a unanimous motion against government continuous commitment of monies for subsidy, which they called a “sham”, benefiting only the rich. The states expressed their disgust with oil subsidy implementation through their commissioners of finance at the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting in …

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CBN asked to refund N1bn spent on 2007 Presidential election ballot papers

CBN asked to refund N1bn spent on 2007 Presidential election ballot papers Category: Nigeria News Published: Friday, 14 March 2014 14:24 Written by Emman Ovuakporie Hits: 49 ABUJA-THE House of Representatives committee on Public Accounts, yesterday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN to  refund the sum of N1,015b to the Consolidated Revenue Account ,CRA, for a contract for the …

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Missing’ $20bn: Civil groups plan mega rally in Abuja

A civil rights group, Anti Corruption Network, ACN, on Friday, disclosed that 96 civil society organisations will participate in a protest against the alleged missing $20 billion belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. According to ACN, the groups are set for the rally and would not be intimidated by the security agencies. Its Executive Secretary and a former …

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Search For Missing Malaysian Airliner Expands To Indian Ocean

By Lintao Zhang (GETTY) – 10 minutes ago  BEIJING, CHINA – MARCH 15: A family member of a passenger from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 waits for news at the Lido Hotel on March 15, 2014 in Beijing, China. During a press conference today the Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak said that investigators had discovered evidence from satellite and …

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