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32 of Nigeria's 36 states failed to attract one dollar in FDI during the first quarter of 2022

AS many as 32 of Nigeria's 36 states did not attract one dollar in foreign direct investment (FDI) during the first quarter of 2022 according to a recent report just published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

 

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APC veers towards zoning vice presidency to the northeast and the senate president to the southeast

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) leaders are drawing up zoning plans ahead of the 2023 presidential elections that will see the party's vice presidential candidate come from the northeast geo-political zone while the senate president will be an Igbo from the southeast.

 

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Osun State Amotekun Corps deploys its operatives to churches and mosques in response to Owo attack

MEMBERS of the Osun State chapter of the Amotekun Corps have been deployed to churches and mosques across the state to forestall a repeat of the recent ghastly attack on Saint Francis Xavier Catholic church in Owo.

 

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Kidnappers abduct Anglican bishop of Jebba and his wife demanding hefty ransom for his release

NIGERIA'S ongoing insecurity took a major turn for the worse over the weekend when the Anglican Communion Bishop of Jebba Diocese Rt Rev Oluwaseun Aderogba and his wife were kidnapped by terrorists yesterday.

 

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Several English Premier League sides eye Former Golden Eaglet Malcolm Ebiowei

FORMER Golden Eaglet Malcolm Ebiowei could be moving from English Championship side Derby County to the Premier League next season as a host of club have enquired about him as his contract comes to an end.

 

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I wonder if any of these presidential candidates appreciate the fierce urgency of now

Ayo Akinfe

[1] On December 22 1956, American newspapers were full of pictures of Dr Martin Luther King riding on a mixed bus with white folks after the Alabama Bus Boycott has been called off a day earlier. Dr King was the first person to ride on non-segregated buses in Montgomery, Alabama on December 21 1956 to make the point that victory had been won

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Governor Umahi says he no longer believes in Ohaneze after they betrayed Igbos at APC summit

GOVERNOR Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has said he no longer believes in Ohanaeze Ndigbo after the body failed to stand up for Igbos during the recent presidential primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

 

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Five policemen protecting Burna Boy arrested for shooting two revellers in a Lagos nightclub

FIVE policemen providing security for singer Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy have been detained by the Lagos State police commissioner’s special squad after they shot two revellers at Club Cubana on Victoria Island in Lagos State.

 

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Fulham plan to bring Super Eagles fullback Zaidu Sanusi to Craven Cottage this summer

NEWLY promoted English Premier League side Fulham are planning to offer Portuguese champions  €12m for the services of Super Eagles fullback Zaidu Sanusi in the hope of luring him to Craven Cottage during the summer transfer window.

 

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Let us use Democracy Day to present this document called Nigeria’s Declaration of Economic Independence

Ayo Akinfe

Today is June 12, Nigeria's Democracy Day, so I am going to use the occasion to present a document to Nigeria's leading presidential candidates. . On June 7 in 1776, Richard Lee from Virginia moved the US Declaration of Independence in Congress. How about someone moves our Declaration of Economic Independence in the National Assembly on Monday and it gets adopted into law?

Here are the kind of things I would like to see in this document:

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