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Lekki residents association gives conditions which should be met before toll gate re-opens

NIGERIA's ongoing furore over the Lekki Tollgate Plaza in Lagos State took another twixt today after local residents outlined several conditions that must be met before the facility is re-opened following the fatal shootings there last October.

 

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Nigerian-born teenage central defender Zach Awe offered professional contract by Arsenal

NIGERIAN-born teenager Zach Awe has been offered his first professional contract with English Premier League club Arsenal and invited to train with the first team in what could be a prelude to him making his first appearance for the side.

 

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Buhari should kick off Ngozi’s tenure by striking a trade deal with Biden that involves repealing all homophobic laws in exchange for annual US foreign direct investment of $50bn

Ayo Akinfe

(1) If you ask me, having Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) makes it imperative that Nigeria becomes a serious player in the global economy. It is highly embarrassing that Africa accounts for 18% of the world’s population by only 3% of its trade. It now falls to Nigeria to correct this imbalance

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Nigeria and US sign cashew MoU designed to boost both production and local processing

NIGERIA'S federal government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to enhance cashew production under an ambitious plan to diversify the nation's economy.

 

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Sanwoolu asks police commissioner to investigate claims of harassment at Lekki Toll Gate

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwoolu has asked the Lagos State police commissioner Hakeem Odumosu to institute an investigation into the harassment of protesters at the Lekki Toll gate Plaza over the weekend.

 

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Sheikh Gumi warns that Zamfara bandits are now acquiring anti-aircraft missiles to defend themselves

ISLAMIC cleric Sheikh Abubakar Gumi has revealed that during his recent interaction with bandits operating across northwest Nigeria he discovered that they were in the process of acquiring anti-aircraft missiles to enable them  fight off the military.

 

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Buhari's spokesman says he wants police to publish the names of all herdsmen on trial

PRESIDENCY officials have asked the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to publish the names of all Fulani herdsmen currently undergoing trials across the country as the pressure mounts on the government to act on the deteriorating security situation.

 

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WTO general council officially confirms Ngozi as its new director-general at special session

FORMER finance minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has officially assumed office as the director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) after the body's general council confirmed her appointment as a special meeting today.

 

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In response to the recent upsurge in ethnic violence the Nigerian Governors Forum should meet immediately and adopt this 10-point plan

Ayo Akinfe

(1) Governors of the six largest states in the country - Niger, Borno, Taraba, Kaduna, Yobe and Bauchi are all mandated to immediately set aside 5,000 sq kilometres to be used to construct mega ranches to accommodate Fulani herdsmen

(2) Each geo-political zone is to establish a regional security network along the lines of Amotekun to work in tandem with the police and military to combat the surge in violent crime

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Fulani herdsmen problem spreads to Akwa Ibom as governor's aide has his plantation burnt down

NIGERIA'S ongoing Fulani herdsmen problem has spread to Akwa Ibom State after pastoralists invaded a farm near Uyo belonging to an aide of Governor Udom Emmanuel and destroyed at least 400 plantain stands.

 

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