Friday June 21, 2013
Nigeria: 09:06 AM
The Nation
As the people of Edo North Senatorial District prepare for the next general elections, Correspondent OSEMWENGIE OGBEMUDIA examines the strengths and weaknesses of the senatorial aspirants in the zone. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has not lifted the ban on political campaigns. But, aspirants for the Senate in Edo North [...]
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• Presidency yet to get 2014 Budget The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved loan of $152.12 million (about N24.32 billion) loan from the African Development Bank (ADB) towards boosting the agriculture sector. Minister of Agriculture, Akinwunmi Adesina and Minister of Information, Labaran Maku disclosed this to State House correspondents at the [...]
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Heartland have secured another road point at Omoku, Rivers against Nembe City in one of the Glo Premier League Week 8 matches played across the nation. The Naze Millionaires came with the intention to get their first win of the season but they met a stoic Nembe side that were also [...]
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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved and signed into law, the rules for the interim period between completion of privatisation and the start of the Transitional Electricity Market (TEM). The order which was signed by its Chairman and Chief Executive, Dr. Sam Amadi provides for regulation which shall apply [...]
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As the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policy on cashless economy continues to receive attention in the business community, Teasy Mobile Money has deployed the first commercial Near Field Communication (NFC)/Contactless payments solution in Nigeria. Its Chief Executive Officer, Musa Ali Baba who spoke on the new service in Abuja yesterday [...]
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 12:56:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Anyone that gets to take a look at the starting lineup of Glo Premier League debutants Giwa FC of Jos, or watch any of their games in the on-going season will be surprised to notice an outfield player wearing the No. 1 jersey of the Ambassador Chris Giwa sponsored club. A [...]
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• Automotive policy: doling public funds to private firms never works Aminu Jalal, Director-General, National Automotive Council (NAC), recently revealed Federal Government’s just concluded disbursement of over N11 billion to 33 companies in vehicle assembly sector of the economy. Through what we see as misplaced priority, the government is trying to [...]
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 12:53:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
FORMER Super Eagles midfielder, Sani Kaita was at the Aba Township Stadium stand as he watched his new teammates pound Lobi Stars 3-0 on Match Day 8. The club’s new signing, who is yet to make his debut, cheered his lads on as they handed the Makurdi team it’s worst defeat [...]
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 12:52:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Enugu Rangers have boosted their chances of qualifying for the continent at the end of the league season after an important 2-1 win over Abia Warriors in a Glo Premier League Week 8 tie played yesterday. Meshack Chukwubuikem got the Flying Antelopes’ curtain raiser in the 33rd minute while Odah Marshal [...]
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 12:51:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Nigeria’s sole representative in the CAF Confederations Cup, Bayelsa United will present a better team in this weekend’s reverse fixture after falling 2-0 to Ivoirian side Séwé Sport in Abidjan, in the first leg of the final playoffs round. Speaking on the upcoming tie billed for Sapele, Delta State, Bubagha said: [...]
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 12:49:00 AM, Continue reading at the source