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Inec to deploy more staff and voter registration machines after it agrees to extend voter registration

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) is planning to deploy additional machines and ad hoc staff for next year's general elections after being told by the National Assembly to extend the voter registration by 60 days.



Qatar looks set to ban parties and other forms of socialising at this year's World Cup

ORGANISERS of the Fifa World Cup taking place in Qatar later this year have issued a set of stringent guidelines that will prohibit the organising of parties and other social events in line with the host country's strict Sharia laws.



CBN data reveals that the value of Nigeria's non-performing loans dropped to $2.9bn in February

RECENTLY-published Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) statistics have revealed that the total value of non-performing loans totalled N1.21tn ($2.91bn) as of the end of February 2022 in what officials say is an indication that the sector is being well policed.



Atiku sets up PDP reconciliation committee to reach out to Wike and his supporters

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has committee to pacify and woo Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike and other aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who are unhappy about his candidacy and his choice of running mate.



German regional side SV Straelen appoints former Super Eagles skipper Sunday Oliseh as its new manager

FORMER Super Eagles skipper Sunday Oliseh has been named as the head coach of German Regionalliga West side SV Straelen with immediate effect after being handed a one year contract.



President Buhari should go to the Commonwealth Summit in Rwanda and insist that Britain pays Nigeria reparations in the form of investment in our local shipping industry


Ayo Akinfe

[1] Do you know that Nigeria is the only country on the world that had three slave shipping ports? We had Calabar, Lagos and Badagry, all if which shipped human cargo to the New World in mega quantities. It is crystal clear that without Nigeria there simply would never have been the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade or the global industrial buying and selling of human cargo


Nigerian aviation officials visit airports in Turkey and Brazil to learn more about concessions

NIGERIA has stepped up her plans to improved the country's airport network and bring it up to international standards with aviation minister Hadi Sirika leading a team of officials to inspect facilities in Turkey and Brazil with a view to learning from them.



APC asks EFCC to invite Adeleke for questioning after he boasted that he would bribe Osun voters

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) officials in Osun State have asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate Senator Ademola Adeleke over attempts to voters with money.



Presidency issues statement on General Abdulsalam saying he has left hospital and is in a London apartment

NIGERIA'S presidency has issued an official statement on the health status of former military ruler General Abdulsalam Abubakar saying that he is recovering well from his recent treatment and has even been discharged from hospital.



Godsday Orubebe resigns from PDP over the election of Atiku as the party's presidential candidate

FORMER Niger Delta minister Godsday Orubebe has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in protest of the party's decision to nominate former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as its presidential candidate.




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