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Buhari To Attend Africa-Arab Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is to attend the 4th Africa-Arab Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea holding on Nov. 23. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, said in Abuja on Monday the summit would be attended by Heads of State and Governments from Gulf and African countries. …

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NNPC Sets January 1 Deadline To End $9 Billion Joint Venture Funding

With effect from January 1, 2017 the Federal Government will cease to fund the Joint Venture Cash Calls estimated at $9 billion yearly. The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, made this known yesterday in Lagos at the yearly conference of the Nigerian Association of …

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Lagos DNA Centre Ready In First Quarter Of 2017 – Attorney General

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the first DNA Forensic Centre to be established in Nigeria by any State Government will become operational by the first quarter of 2017, expressing optimism that the centre will go a long way in bringing about seamless administration of justice. Speaking at the …

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WhatsApp Deploys Free Video Phone Calls

WhatsApp adopted end-to-end encryption this year for its messages Same encryption will be used on the new video calling feature, they said The company wants to make video calls accessible for people worldwide  Improvements in phone cameras, battery life and bandwidth has made the service viable for a significant proportion …

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Dubai Luxury Shops Hit Hard Due To Missing Nigerians

Effects of the naira devaluation and spike in foreign exchange (forex) are currently biting hard in shops in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, (UAE), the favourite shopping centre for many Nigerians and other nationals around the world. The popular Dubai Mall, in the heart of the city, recounted that patronage …

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Kachikwu Says NNPC Is Wrong To Hike Petrol Price

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, says the recent N4 increase in price of petrol in Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) filling stations, is wrong. Kachikwu said this after receiving an award at an event organized by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) in Abuja on …

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Nigeria To Begin Rice Exportation

Prof. Bola Okuneye, an International Consultant, FADAMA III Additional Financing (AF), has said that Nigeria would begin exportation of rice in the next five years. Okuneye spoke on Wednesday at Amanuke,  Awka North Local Government Area of  Anambra, when the FADAMA III AF team visited its rice farmland to ascertain …

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