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Nigeria records minute positive economic growth of 0.11% during fourth quarter of 2020

NIGERIA'S economy recorded a minute growth in gross domestic product (GDP) during the fourth quarter of 2020 witnessing a 0.11% rise in year-on-year wealth to N43.5trn ($113.45bn) .



Ooni urges OPC not to take the law into its hands as tension escalates across southwest

OONI of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has cautioned members of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) against taking the laws into their hands as tension rises across the country in response to the activities of Fulani cattle herdsmen.



Controversial Apostle Suleman buys his third private jet during Covid-19 lockdown

OMEGA Fire Ministries International general overseer Apostle Johnson Suleman has revealed that he recently bought his third private jet during the coronavirus pandemic despite the fact that many of his church members are suffering from its effects.



Leicester City tell Pochettino PSG will have to cough up at least €80m if they want Ndidi

LEICESTER City manager Brendan Rodgers has told French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) that they will have to fork out at least €80m if they want to prise Wilfred Ndidi away from the King Power Stadium this summer.



Niger State should be the epicentre of this move towards developing ranching in Nigeria but alas it appears their governor is fast asleep

Ayo Akinfe

(1) For starters Niger State has the largest landmass in Nigeria with 76,363 km2. This is more than double the whole of the southeast geo-political zone with its 29,525 square kilometres and almost as much as the entire 79,665 square kilometres that makes up the southwest


Nigerian Football Federation agrees deal with UK digital management company AJ Consult

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials have approved a proposal by  UK global information and communication technology service company AJ Consult to embark upon the digitalisation of all its operations.



Nigeria to borrow $1.2bn from Dutch Bank and the Development Bank of Brazil for farming

NIGERIA'S federal government is set to borrow $1.2bn from the Dutch Bank and the Development Bank of Brazil as part of an ambitious plan to provide capital for investment in mechanised agriculture across the country.



Zamfara's Governor Matawalle tells Buhari not to treat bandits as criminals but injustice victims

GOVERNOR Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to throw the book at armed bandits creating mayhem across the country pointing out that most of them took up arms in response to injustice.



Nafdac approves Oxford/AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine for widespread use across Nigeria

NIGERIA'S National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (Nafdac) has approved the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for use across the country as ministers prepare to start a mass vaccination programme next month.



Glasgow Rangers suspends two Nigerian players for attending party in defiance of lockdown restrictions

SCOTTISH Premier league giants Glasgow Rangers have suspended Nigerian players of Calvin Bassey and Dapo Mebude for violating coronavirus rules after they attended a party in defiance of national lockdown rules.




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