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Buhari appoints Soludo, others as advisers, disbands Osinbajo’s team

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday replaced the Economic Management Team (EMT) headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with an Economic Advisory Council (EAC). The new EAC, which reports directly to the president, will be chaired by an economist, Prof. Doyin Salami. ...

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Lai Mohammed

FG Warns Against Attacks On Foreigners, Malls Over Xenophobia

The Federal Government a few minutes ago warned against attacks on foreigners, malls and business concerns in reprisals over Xenophobic protest in South Africa. It said reprisals are hurting more Nigerian investors than any other group. It also alerted Nigerians ...

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food import

Nigeria Threatens to Block Foreign Exchange to Food Importers, but More Effective Policies could Boost Food Production

In a controversial move, the Nigerian Government has restricted funding for food imports. President Muhammadu Buhari directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to block food importers’ requests for foreign currency, in a continuation of a policy designed to support domestic ...

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Four Hospitalized, Five Arrested As Hausa, Yoruba Clash In Lagos

Four persons have been admitted in hospital while five others were arrested following a clash between Hausa and Yoruba at Ilepo Market area of Lagos State. The clash, which started since Saturday, allegedly left many people injured. A witness claimed ...

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L-R Commandant, Ikeja Cantonment, Major General Musa Sanni Yusuf and Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai

Beasts of No Nation: How four soldiers shot man, killed another in Ogun hospital —Police

Samson Folarin The Ogun State Police Command has said soldiers from the 81 division were involved in the killing of some residents of Isheri Olofin, a boundary community between Lagos and Ogun States. The police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said ...

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Ifeanyi Onyenankeya, Imo Blogger, Kidnapped (Photo)

News reaching Brainnews has it that unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted Mr. Ifeanyi Onyenankeya, a popular blogger in Imo State.The blogger, Onyenankeya is the owner of two popular news blogs, Okigwe Arena and Imo Arena, PUNCH reported.According ...

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Nigerian Man Killed By Chinese Police Over Expired Visa In Guangzhou China

A Nigerian man known as “Pastor” from Oba Anambra State was killed by Chinese police over expired visa in Guangzhou China today. He was killed as the police was chasing him to check his papers then they used a taser ...

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nysc

First Class graduate who wrote JAMB six times, dies few days after completing his NYSC

The 29-year-old gentleman, Simon Godwin Idoko, a First Class Graduate of Pure and Applied Chemistry from the Usmanu Danfodiyo University in Sokoto State, has been confirmed dead few days after passing out of the National Youth and Service Corps (NYSC) ...

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osun osogbo

I dropped my fufu tray and joined #RevolutionNow protesters because this suffering is too much —70-year-old hawker beaten up by policemen at Osogbo protest

Osun State-based fufu (cassava flour) seller, Mrs Sariyu Akanmu, beaten by the police for participating in the #RevolutionNow protest on Monday, tells BOLA BAMIGBOLA her story Tell us more about yourself. I don’t know when I was born. My parents ...

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south

Revolutionnow: Southwest Conspiring To Overthrow Buhari – Northern Group

…Wants North to break all alliances with the YorubaBy Omeiza Ajayi & Ezra Ukanwa ABUJA: A northern group, Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has accused the Southwest region of Nigeria of conspiring to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari’s government with the ...

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