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Nigerian First Lady, Aisha Buhari, donates building materials to Internally Displaced Persons

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Nigerian First Lady, Aisha Buhari, donates building materials to Internally Displaced Persons

First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, yesterday donated building materials to support the resettlement and rehabilitation of victims of insurgency in Yobe State. Mrs. Buhari, who was represented by Hajiya Yabawa Kolo, delivered the materials in Damaturu to the state’s Deputy Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu. She said the materials were to assist the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)…

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Governor Ambode promises steady electricity and grants to Yaba startups

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Governor Ambode promises steady electricity and grants to Yaba startups

This afternoon, Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State visited Yaba tech cluster and made a stop at the iDEA Hub and then talked to entrepreneurs at CcHub both on Herbert Macaulay way. In the tech hubs, he met with startup founders and tech entrepreneurs in general. We were led to believe the governor did not drop any…

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Nigeria’s President is one of the most respected leaders in the World, UN Sec. Gen can Testify

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Nigeria’s President is one of the most respected leaders in the World, UN Sec. Gen can Testify

The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for his war against corruption and terrorism. He also told Buhari that leaders across the world respect him for giving Nigeria a positive image.   Buhari’s Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement quoted Ban Ki-Moon as saying this during…

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Bill Gates Foundation moves to boost rice, yam production in Nigeria

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Bill Gates Foundation moves to boost rice, yam production in Nigeria

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says it is funding six agricultural commodities value chains with emphasis on rice and yam production to ensure food sufficient in Nigeria. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the largest private foundation in the world, founded by Bill Gates.   Dr Audu Grema, the Senior Programme Officer, Agriculture in…

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Cassava revolution ‘can solve’ Nigeria’s economic crisis

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Cassava revolution ‘can solve’ Nigeria’s economic crisis

Segun Adewumi, national president, Nigeria Cassava Growers Association, says the country can generate over N20 trillion from cassava within a year.   Adewumi said this in an interview with NAN in Abuja on Monday. He said that cassava, which is one of the most reliable cash crops in the world, could also be used to…

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FACEBOOK’S 10-YEAR ROADMAP TO SUPPORT NIGERIAN ECONOMY

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FACEBOOK’S 10-YEAR ROADMAP TO SUPPORT NIGERIAN ECONOMY

By Prince Osuagwu & Geraldine Anunukem Social media platform, Facebook says it was ready to unveil a ten-year roadmap which will impact the Nigerian economy. The company’s Director of Global product Partnerships, Mr Ime Archibong, disclosed this in a telephone interview with Vanguard. Archibong said the roadmap would be unveiled during the‘Facebook for developers workshop’…

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“HELPING HANDS”- NIGERIA PROMISES MORE SUPPORT TO LIBERIAN ARMY

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“HELPING HANDS”- NIGERIA PROMISES MORE SUPPORT TO LIBERIAN ARMY

The Minister of National Defense of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Gen. Mansur Mohammed Dan-Ali has praised the Government of Liberia for what he considers as the significant efforts by the government in restructuring the country army and healing the wounds of the civil war within a short period of time. Speaking during a one…

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ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK OPENS NIGERIA OFFICE

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ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK OPENS NIGERIA OFFICE

The statement also said the IsDBank has approved several projects for Nigeria, such as the National Food Security Programme for Anambra, Gombe and Yobe States, as well as the Illesha Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Osun State. IsDB has also approved the Bilingual Education Programme which will benefit nine states; Adamawa, Borno, Kaduna, Kano, Gombe, Niger, Nasarawa, Osun, Kwara and Borno States.

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THE FOUNDING OF ABUJA, NIGERIA

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THE FOUNDING OF ABUJA, NIGERIA

Nigerians set out to study world capitals. They looked at Brasília (Brazil), Islamabad (Pakistan), Paris (France), St. Petersburg (Russia), and Washington, D.C. (United States). In an era just following their own Biafran civil war, Nigeria was looking for a central place where all people would be equally represented. The site had to have good climate, plenty of land and abundant water. Teams fanned out to visit possible location in the existing twelve Nigerian states, taking note of their capitals.

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HOW NIGERIA HELPED TURKEY DURING COUP ATTEMPT — AMBASSADOR

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HOW NIGERIA HELPED TURKEY DURING COUP ATTEMPT — AMBASSADOR

“I will like to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation first of all to Muhammadu Buhari, president of Nigeria and commander-in-chief of the Armed forces Federal republic of Nigeria and all government officials, all the Ministers and the people of Nigeria for their solidarity and support to Turkish people,” Mr. Cakil said.

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