France To Invest In Nigeria’s Oil And Gas Industry

The French Government said that it has set aside about one billion Euros to be invested in the Nigeria Oil and Gas industry France Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr  Denys Gauer, made this known  in a statement signed by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC  Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs division, on Tuesday in Abuja He said that Nigeria remained her first economic trading partner in Africa. Gauer said “The French Development Agency has put in place about one billion Euros to encourage French investors to invest in the Nigeria Oil and…

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Political Figures Cut Ties As Senator Dino Melaye’s Recall Saga Gets Worse

Former minister of Health, Prof Eyitayo Lambo, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Bayo Ojo (SAN), Mr Tunde Ipinmisho (FNGE) and Major Gen. Julius Oshanupin (Rtd) have all denied endorsing embattled Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye. They made their positions known in a statement jointly signed by the four of them in Lokoja on Tuesday. They were reacting to a statement issued by the Okun Development Initiative (ODI) which named them as signatories. The ODI had claimed that evidence abound that the recall process…

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Fani Kayode’s Words Of Encouragement To Jonathan

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has called on immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan not to lose hope on the nation. He said Jonathan still had a lot to offer the country. Fani-Kayode, who described Jonathan as a great leader who had encouraged many Nigerians, predicted that the future was great for the former ruling party. He made the appeal on Monday, when the former president played host to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Former Ministers’ Forum in Abuja. The former minister, who spoke on behalf of his ex-colleagues, noted…

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 N-Power: Tackling Unemployment And Spurring Economic Growth

Unemployment has been a major challenge to successive governments in Nigeria. According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), 200,000 graduates join the unemployment market every year with only a few securing jobs, years after graduation. As at the last quarter of 2016, Nigeria’s unemployment rate was put at 14.2%, up from 10.4%, the previous year. Therefore, the imperative for a radical approach to tackle the problem cannot be overemphasised especially for an administration that rode on the wings of a change agenda to power. The Buhari administration’s policy initiative…

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N-Power: Renewed Enthusiasm, Better Management

It is no longer news that N-Power, the Federal Government’s signature job creation and empowerment scheme reopened its portal for second phase recruitment at exactly 11.30pm, 13th June 2017. What is however significant is that in just five days, the number of applicants exceeded the total figure recorded in the two and half months application window of the first phase in 2016. That 753,307 young Nigerians have already applied as at 18th June is a pointer to the fact that Nigerians are now better informed about the programme and have…

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6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Fake An Orgasm!

Orgasm also known as climax during sex is the peak of sexual satisfaction but some fake it for various reasons. Who knows, sex is even pleasurable and your partner is struggling a lot, but for some reason, you can not fully relax and you’re not getting there. Whatever the reason, feigning an orgasm may seem like a good way to end a bland sexual relationship or to disappoint a dedicated partner. It may even be that the lie works at first, but if it becomes a habit, you will come…

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PDP Governors Back APC Counterpart, Supports Restructuring

The call for the restructuring of the country is gathering momentum as People Democratic Party’s Governors Forum has backed the call by the 24-member Progressives Governors Forum for the urgent restructuring of the country to stop ongoing agitations in some parts of the nation. The Chairman, PDP Governors Forum, who is also the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in a telephone interview with our correspondent on Monday, said his colleagues, like the national leadership of the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the opposition party, were on the same page with…

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Court Didn’t Give You Power To Increase Budget, Falana Tells NASS

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer has joined the fray over the powers or otherwise of the National Assembly to increase budgetary estimates saying a Federal High court never ruled that the National Assembly had power to increase estimates of the appropriation act. He was reacting to a claim by the house of representatives that “the federal high court has ruled that the national assembly has the power to increase or review upward the budget estimates laid before it by the executive”. Last week, the senate and the house issued statements…

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Customs Exceed Target, Generates N239.4b In Q1

The Nigerian Custom Service (NCS) generated N239.4 billlion in the first three months of this year, figures obtained from the Federal Ministry of Finance have revealed. The amount is contained in a document obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria, showing the activities of the ministry of finance in the last two years. The NCS, according to the document, stated that its revenue performance for the first quarter of this year exceeded its target of N193.2b. This, the service added, was achieved through a reform programme aimed at restructuring the…

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Give Nigerians Update On Buhari’s Health – Sen. Shehu Sani

In view of the speculations and rumours that has continued to trail the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Shehu Sani (Kaduna Central) has called on the presidency to update Nigerians on the state of health of the President. Sani, in a facebook post yesterday evening, called on Nigerians to work hard to surmount national challenges, rather than focus on the superficial and mundane things. He was reacting to the criticisms that have trailed the president’s sallah message which was relayed in Hausa language. “There is nothing wrong with…

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