Kano, Nigeria Newswire (Page 8)

Kano, Nigeria Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. GE sole bidder for $2 bln Nigeria rail concession -procurement adviserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Reuters

    Nigeria has been looking for partners to overhaul its ageing railway system, built mainly by British colonial rulers before independence in 1960. Economic growth in Africa's most populous nation has been hampered for decades by the dilapidated road and rail network.

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  2. 2019: Politicians hail INEC's introduction of e-collation, results transmission systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Vanguard

    Some politicians on Thursday hailed the Independent National Electoral Commission for introducing an electronic collation and results transmission system ahead of the 2019 general elections. The politicians, who made the commendation in interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos, said that they would support innovations aimed at making the electoral system more credible and transparent.

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  3. $533,000 Scholarship Scam: Kano State anti-graft agency seals ex-commissioner's hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has sealed a hospital belonging to a former Commissioner for Health in the state over alleged diversion of 533,000 dollars . Rimingado said that the health facility, New Age Diabetic Clinic, located at Dorayi Babba in Kano, belonged to Dr Abubakar Yusuf, the former commissioner for health allegedly involved in the scholarship scam.

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  4. Nigeria: Dollar Drops Below N400/$ for First Time in Seven MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    For the first time in seven months, the dollar fell below the psychological N400 barrier, when the greenback traded at N399 to the dollar in Lagos and exchanged at N395 in Abuja, lower than N410 at which it traded on Tuesday. With the gains made by the local currency in the last five weeks, the naira inched closer to one of the Central Bank of Nigeria's key foreign exchange policy objectives of an exchange rate convergence.

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  5. Ease of doing business: Presidency effects visa-free policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Vanguard

    As part of measures to attract foreign investors and guarantee ease of doing business in Nigeria, the Federal Government has approved processing of visas within 48 hours and given waivers to some countries. The measures were disclosed at the 7th meeting of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council, PEBEC, presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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  6. .com | Top Africa Stories: Zim, DRC, NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | News24

    There's an explanation for President Robert Mugabe 's "scruffy" white shirt in Mauritius this week and it's not the one you're thinking of. The 93-year-old president was one of very few dignitaries at the African Economic Platform who actually stuck to the specified dress code, says state ZBC radio.

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  7. CBN Deputy Gov. retires, urges bank to sustain credibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Vanguard

    Dr Sarah Alade, the Deputy Governor, Economic Policy, Central Bank of Nigeria who retired on Wednesday, urged the Governor of the apex bank to uphold the credibility of the bank. Alade, who once served as the acting Governor of the bank following the suspension of the former CBN Governor, Lamido Sanusi, now the Emir of Kano, said this at her send-off celebration in Abuja.

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  8. Three killed as suicide blasts rock migrant camp in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Peninsula

    Kano, Nigeria: At least four suicide bomb blasts rocked a camp for migrants fleeing Boko Haram insurgents in restive northeastern Nigeria Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 20, officials said. The blasts triggered fires which burned down tents in the vast Muna camp on the outskirts of the city of Maiduguri, camp coordinator Tijjani Lumani told AFP.

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  9. Kidney theft: Patient surviving on life support machine - CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Adamawa Government on Tuesday confirmed that the victim of kidney theft was still surviving on life support machine at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. According to Atiku, the patient is stable, but will still have to survive on machine due to the lack of suitable kidney for his body.

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  10. Fertiliser production, supply to save FG N60bn - FEPSANRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Vanguard

    FOLLOWING the arrival of phosphate and potash from Morocco as major components for fertiliser blending in the country, the Fertiliser and Suppliers Association of Nigeria, FEPSAN, disclosed that the Federal Government will save N60 billion with current production and supply of fertilisers in the country. This was made known by the National President, FEPSAN, Thomas Etuh, while on a Presidential Fertiliser Monitoring Tour to fertiliser blending companies, under the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative, PFI.

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  11. Shettima appeals to FG over road constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Vanguard

    By Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI-Borno State Government, Monday, appealed to the Federal Government to take immediate action to save the Maiduguri-Gamboru-Ngala Highway from total collapse. Governor Kashim Shettima made the appeal while receiving the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on a courtesy visit in Maiduguri.

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  12. NNPC seeks $15bn to generate 4,000mw electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it is looking for an investment of about $15 billion to help achieve its plans to boost gas supply in the country and generate about 4,000 megawatts of electricity within the next 10 years. The NNPC, in a statement in Abuja, stated that the 4,000mw power generation target would be achieved through the construction of independent power plants.

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  13. Nigeria: CBN Releases Fx to Oil Marketers for Fuel Import - NNPCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said that the Central Bank of Nigeria has released foreign exchange to marketers to import diesel and aviation fuel. The Corporation in a statement yesterday said it will also continue to import diesel and aviation fuel to supplement local refining.

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  14. Nigeria: Real Estate Sector to Record 5.39 Percent GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Notwithstanding the negative growth recorded in 2016, the real estate sector is expected to grow at an average rate of 5.39 per cent between 2017-2020. The growth, experts said, would however depend on the supports from private and public investments, agricultural revolution, favourable oil prices, increase in volume of oil production and capable political leadership.

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  15. Nigeria: Agriculture Pulling Nigeria Out of Recession - PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, says efforts to get the nation out of its present economic challenges are beginning to yield positive results, especially in agriculture. According to him, an increase in the volume of rice production and processing across the country is already saving the country a lot of foreign exchange.

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  16. Report that Buhari scaling down his schedules after return from London false - PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Vanguard

    Presidency, Sunday, said that the report in some quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari upon his return from London on a medical trip scaled down his work-load to get some rest was totally false. The President's Media Aide, Mallam Garba Shehu made the refutation in an interview with Pyramid Radio in Kano State, of which the details were later made available to newsmen.

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  17. Trump quotes poem by Albashir Adam Alhassan, a Nigerian (PICTURED), calls it Irish proverbRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Nigeriaworld

    President Donald Trump sparked web derision for himself on Thursday as he tried to impress visiting Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny to the White House, with an Irish proverb. 'As we stand together with our Irish friends, I'm reminded of that proverb ... And this is a good one.

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  18. Ibrahim Magu: My storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Nigeriaworld

    After the Senate first rejected him last year December, based on a report by the DSS that questioned Magu's moral scores for the job, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the Attorney-general of the Federation and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami to query Magu on the DSS allegations. Magu gave a point-by-point rebuttal of the allegations.

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  19. Oil marketers gets forex to import diesel, aviation fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Subday, said the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has released foreign exchange to oil marketers to import Automotive Gas Oil, AGO, and Aviation Turbine Kerosene, ATK. The NNPC, in a statement by its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, stated that this was part of measures aimed at ensuring robust supply of petroleum products across the country.

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  20. Tajudeen Adepetu launches new radio station in KanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Vanguard

    With about eight thriving television channels in the last 12 years, it won't be wrong to opine that Tajudeen Adepetu, sits atop Nigeria's biggest media conglomerate. Amidst heavy competition, the company with head office domiciled in Lagos, scored another first as it's set to launch a new radio station in the northern business hub of Kano.

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