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  1. Buhari's foreign forumRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Donu Kobara SEVERAL people have grumbled to me - and in various public fora - about the speech, Mr President gave at the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, earlier on this weeka on the grounds that he barely focussed on Nigeria and mostly talked about other African countries and the rest of the world. I've not hesitated to criticise Muhammadu Buhari whenever I have concluded that he has gone down the wrong path.

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  2. Nigerian federation is unbalanced - el RufaiRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The chairman of the All Progressive Congress Committee on restructuring, Mallam Nasir El Rufai yesterday disclosed that his committee will submit its report to the national chairman of the party, Odigie Oyegun by the end of October. Mallam El Rufai who disclosed this at the Chatham House in London where he delivered a paper on restructuring admitted that although the Nigerian federation as it presently is is 'unbalanced', majority of Nigerians believe that we are better off as a united country.

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  3. Concerned Northern group validate 'Ali Kwara' for securityRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Owing to the rate of increase in crimes like kidnapping, car snatching armed robbery, drug and human trafficking among others in the Northern part of the country, concerned citizens from the North have cried out to the federal government seeking and recommending private security experts with the technical intelligence to efficiently combat crime in the area, saying that the activities of the Nigeria police force needs to be supplemented.

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  4. BoI's loan to Kaduna MSMEs hits N47bnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    By Victoria Ojeme THE Bank of Industry has disbursed loan in excess of N47billion to support entrepreneurs in Kaduna State in the micro, small and medium enterprises, MSMEs, category, Managing Director of the bank, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, has said. Pitan, who disclosed this at a meeting with the Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, added that the loan facility engendered over 84,500 direct and indirect jobs.

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  5. How executive order is impacting MSMEs - OsinbajoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    By Yinka Kolawole VICE President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said the Executive Order he recently signed to facilitate the ease of doing business in Nigeria has started generating positive results on the development of micro, small and medium enterprises .

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  6. Stakeholders decry leadership instability in NUBIFIERead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    By Victor Ahiuma-Young THE just concluded National Delegates Conference, NDC, of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions, NUBIFIE, in Lagos, provided members the opportunity to examine the leadership instability that has plagued it and find a way forward. It was generally agreed by most speakers at the opening ceremony of the conference that NUBIFIE needed stability to remain relevant and serve its members better.

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  7. As Nigeria launches the Police Duty Solicitor Scheme: Looking back, looking forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    Today marks a significant milestone in the effort to address the crisis of irrational and interminable pretrial detention in Nigeria. Force Order 20, which is launched today, institutionalizes the Police Duty Solicitor Scheme in the Nigeria Police Force .

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  8. NOA appeals for tolerance, peaceful co-existenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    The National Orientation Agency on Wednesday appealed to Nigerians to eschew all forms of violence and live in peace with one another. Kaduna State Director of the Agency, Zubairu Galadima, who made the appeal in Kaduna, observed that the latest trend of hate speech especially on social media platforms was inimical to peaceful coexistence and must be checked.

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  9. Nigeria: Unity Bank Disburses Over N24 Billion to FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    In its bid to promote agribusiness, Unity Bank has effectively keyed into various intervention funds by the federal government and Central Bank of Nigeria to boost Agriculture thus emerging as one of the leading players in the industry driving the intervention schemes to the tune of N24 billion. The bank said in statement that its commitment towards participating in the on-lending schemes was borne out its belief in pursuing benefits of greater financial inclusion and reaching out to greater number of farmers all around Nigeria initially excluded with financial services, all of which is made possible by the Bank's deep knowledge of rural economy.

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  10. Boko Haram: 1.9m people in need of support - UNDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Vanguard

    By Ben Agande Kaduna - The United Nations Development Programmes, UNDP, yesterday, said about 1.9 million people in North Eastern part of the country were in urgent need of recovery support, food and shelter. Country Director of UNDP in Nigeria, Mr Samuel Bwalya, disclosed this at graduation ceremony of 79 UNDP-sponsored training programmes for 79 internally displaced persons at the Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Learning Centre in Kaduna.

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  11. Nigeria: Nigeria's Foreign Debt Up By 40% Under Buhari - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria's total domestic and foreign debt stocks as at June 30 stood at about $15.1 billion and N14.1 trillion respectively, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. A review of the total foreign debt profile of the Federal and the 36 states governments and the FCT also shows a continuous rise since the coming of the present administration, from $10.718 billion in 2015, to $11.406 billion in 2016 and $15.047 billion in 2017.

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  12. Nigeria's foreign debts hit $15.05bn in June - NBSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Vanguard

    By Peter Egwuatu, Yinka Kolawole, Godwin Oritse, Rosemary Onuoha & Elizabeth Adegbesan ABUJA - The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, yesterday, said Nigeria's foreign debt stood at $15.05 billion, while the domestic debt portfolio was put at N14.06 trillion in June this year. According to the NBS, this represents a growth of $3.64 billion and N0.04 trillion respectively within a six month period.

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  13. .com | 18 dead in Nigeria boat accidents: emergency servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | News24

    Eighteen people drowned in boat accidents in Nigeria last weekend, the emergency services said on Tuesday, nearly a week after more than 50 died when an overloaded craft capsized. Twelve people lost their lives on Saturday when their boat capsized during heavy rainfall on the River Kaduna, in the Shiroro district of central Niger state.

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  14. Police foils kidnap of 2 girls in KadunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Vanguard

    The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday said it had foiled an attempt to kidnap two girls in a village near Shika in Zaria Local Government area. The Command Public Relation Officer, ASP Muktar Aliyu told newsmen in Kaduna, that the kidnappers numbering about 30 invaded the community on Sept.

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  15. The hope of black man rests with the Igbo of the South East, - ShetimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Vanguard

    By Dapo Akinrefon FOLLOWING the growing tension some South East states, chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shetima has said that Nigerians have a moral obligation to keep the country united. L-R: Sokoto State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Northern Governors Forum Chairman and Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Katsina State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Bello Masari, Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong and Kebbi State Governor, Senator Atiku Bagudu after the visit of the Northern Governors Forum to Rivers State on Monday.

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  16. Strike: DSS meets ULC leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Vanguard

    THE Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday, invited leaders of United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, to its Abuja headquarters over the ongoing nationwide strike by members, including Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, and National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE. This is even as the Federal Government said, yesterday, it would meet with NUPENG, today, to resolve the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the union, which is an affiliate of ULC.

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  17. Nigeria: 7 Years After - Senator Sani Asks Buhari to Probe Yar'Adua's DeathRead the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | AllAfrica.com

    Chairman, Senate Committee on local and Foreign debt, Senator Shehu Sani, APC, Kaduna Central Monday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, carry out a holistic investigation into the death of late President Umaru Yar'Adua. Shehu Sani's reaction is also coming at a time the Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai was caught on tape to have reportedly said that former President Umar Yar'adua ended up dead while fighting with him.

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  18. Where are all the Intellectuals gone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Vanguard

    WE live in difficult times. The word 'crisis' is a much overused term. And yet, if truth be told, we have a crisis in our hands.

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  19. TCN appoints focal persons to interface with the DISCOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Vanguard

    In an effort to resolve and minimize technical challenges, expand the load and promptly attend to Distribution interface issues, the Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria , has appointed Focal Person tointerface with DisCos in order to ensure that the DisCos take more power to the consumers.The Focal Persons were inaugurated recently at the TCN Corporate Headquarters, Abuja. In a statement signed by the General Manager , Ndidi Mbah, TCN noted that management decided to appoint interfaceFocal Persons in order to upscale power delivery to distribution load centers nationwide.

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  20. Past and present wahala of Decree 34 of 1966Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Vanguard

    By Eric Teniola T HE former Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Gabriel Chike Michael Onyiuke , told me during the Constituent Assembly session in Lagos in 1978 that the former Head of State, Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi Ironsi as the Supreme Commander and Head of the Supreme Military Council in 1966 had all the powers then to promulgate Decree 34 without bringing the Decree to the Supreme Council for discussion. I asked him then whether General Ironsi was right in enacting the Decree without input from members of the Supreme Council.

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