Plateau, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

Plateau, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Plateau, Nigeria. (Page 9)

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  1. FG to launch One-Stop-Shop for MSMEs in 7 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Vanguard

    In fulfillment of its mandate to significantly spur Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises the Federal Government would launch one-stop shops in no fewer than seven states across the country. The Vice President's Spokesman, Laolu Akande, said in a statement on Monday that already one such one-stop shop for MSMEs in Plateau State was launched in Jos on Aug. 24, and was being housed by the Plateau State Micro-Finance Development Agency .

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  2. MSMEs: FG launches one-stop shop in plateau, seven other states to followRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Vanguard

    Already, the first One-Stop Shop was launched recently in Jos, Plateau State. While the MSMEs clinics which has held in several States already provide at an event, the opportunity for entrepreneurs and local producers in the MSME level to interact with regulatory agencies, the One-Stop Shop creates an ongoing opportunity in a permanent location to achieve the same purpose.

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  3. Nigeria: U.S. Investigates Oil Firm for Allegedly Bribing Nigerians With $100 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Indications emerged Wednesday that the China Petroleum and Chemical Corp., known as Sinopec, is being investigated by the United States' authorities over allegations of bribe payments totalling $100 million to Nigerian officials to resolve a business dispute. According to Bloomberg investigations, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Justice Department, are investigating claims that lawyers acting as middlemen for Sinopec allegedly funnelled illicit payments to the yet-to-be-named Nigerians from its Swiss unit through New York and California.

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  4. Who is Lagos Police Commissioner?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Vanguard

    U ncertainty , yesterday, trailed the reported redeployment of Fatai Owoseni out of Lagos State as the Commissioner of Police by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, as Owoseni told newsmen at the Police Officers Mess, Ikeja, that he remains the substantive CP of the state. The Inspector General of Police had, through a police wireless message with number DTO: 29817/18/2017, ordered Owoseni out of Lagos State.

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  5. Nigeria: Nigerian Govt Holding Hundreds in Secret Facilities - Amnesty InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The day is observed across the world every August 30 to draw attention to the fate of individuals imprisoned at places and under poor conditions unknown to their relatives or legal representatives. Relations of some of the victims of secret detention in Nigeria attended the event on Wednesday at the Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja.

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  6. Crashed Police Helicopter handled by unqualified Flight crew-AIBRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, yesterday released a report on the Accident involving Nigeria Police Force Bell 427 helicopter with registration 5N-POL at Kabong, Jos South LGA, Plateau State, Nigeria on the 14th of March, 2012 that killed a serving Deputy Inspector General, Operations, and said the flight crew, including the pilot, were not qualified to fly the aircraft. Addressing aviation reporters at the Bureau's headquarters in Lagos, yesterday, the AIB Commissioner, Engr Akin Olateru said investigation revealed that one of the "Probable Causal Factors" was that the crashed helicopter pilot's medical had expired as at the time of accident.

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  7. Sinopec Probed by U.S. Over Nigeria PaymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Bloomberg

    China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. over allegations that the state-controlled oil producer paid Nigerian officials about $100 million worth of bribes to resolve a business dispute, according to people familiar with the probe. Justice Department are looking into allegations that outside lawyers acting as middlemen for the company, known as Sinopec, funneled illicit payments from its Swiss unit to the Nigerians through banks in New York and California, said the two people, who didn't want to be named discussing an active investigation.

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  8. Tomato market: Local manufacturers battle foreign productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Vanguard

    FACED with uncertainty of consumers' loyalty, indigenous tomato producers are still battling to break into the local tomato market due to the influx of foreign tomato brands. This challenge has prompted indigenous tomato producers to rethink their marketing strategies with a view to finding lasting solution to the preference for foreign tomato products.

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  9. Chelsea - The African Connection (3) - John Obi MiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Vital Football

    In the third in our series entitle the African Connection, I`ve selected a player who, courtesy of one night in Munich, will always be recalled as a legend. However, such was the length of John Obi Mikel`s career at Stamford Bridge, we`ve decided to split the article into two parts.

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  10. 'Economic Sabotage behind renewed Boko Haram attacks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Coalition Against Terrorism has said the renewed hostility Boko Haram insurgents is being fuelled by economic motivations of crude oil in the Lake Chad Basin and not religious philosophy. The group said the religious philosophy of the terrorists had been dumped for economic motivations, even as it alleged that the terrorists were suspected to be sponsored by forces opposed to Nigeria's exploration of crude oil within her territorial boundaries in the Lake Chad Basin.

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  11. Nigeria: Buhari's Return - Jos Residents Call for Special Attention to EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Residents of Jos, the Plateau State capital, have expressed happiness over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from a medical vacation in London. Some of the residents, who spoke with our correspondent, thanked Almighty God for restoring the President's health, and promised continuous prayers for him.

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  12. Satguru Maharaj ji offers to heal PMB if..Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Vanguard

    As President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country, yesterday, after receiving medical attention in the United Kingdom, founder of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has offered to heal the President of his ailment. Meanwhile, Maharaj Ji condemned the indefinite industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over Federal Government's unfulfilled promises as an act aimed to draw the country's education sector backward.

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  13. The phenomenon of BiafraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Vanguard

    This is corroborated by a recurrent phenomenon that gathered momentum from around 1940s and which indicates Britain's refusal to address warnings about Nigeria's future stability even when those warnings came from her own officials, namely, hate speech. Prominent members of the northern establishment, in both their utterances and writings, manifested appalling growing dislike of easterners, the Igbo particularly, in their midst.

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  14. Nigerian Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia celebrate President Buhari's returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Vanguard

    Some Nigerian Pilgrims currently performing this year's pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia have joined thousands of other citizens at home in celebrating President Muhammadu Buhari's returm from London. The pilgrims, who are mostly female, were seen singing and dancing in the holy land in a video that went viral in the social media.

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  15. Kogi, Nasarawa States residents in wild jubilation over Buhari's returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Vanguard

    Youths and women on Saturday trooped into major highways in Keffi and Karu towns in Nassarawa State, to celebrate the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from a medical vacation in London. The residents, singing various songs and chanting political slogans, danced on the roads while thanking God for restoring the President's health and bringing him back to continue serving Nigeria.

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  16. Jos residents happy over Buhari's return, urge special attention to economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Vanguard

    Residents of Jos, the Plateau capital have expressed happiness over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from a medical vacation in London. Some of them, who spoke with our correspondent, thanked Almighty God for restoring the President's health, and promised continuous prayers for perfect healing.

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  17. Buhari's ailing health: I will heal him if he comes to me - Satguru MaharajRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Vanguard

    Barely, 100 days after President Muhammadu Buhari left shores of the country for medical leave in United Kingdom , founder of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has offered to heal the president of his ailment if he wishes. Meanwhile, Maharaj Ji has condemned the ongoing indefinite industrial action embarked upon by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over Federal Government unfulfilled promises as an act aimed to draw the country's education sector backward.

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  18. 'Nigeria must be united, no war'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Vanguard

    The spiritual leader of one love family Satguru Maharaj Ji, has warned those fanning the embers of war to desist because the nation will not divide ''come what may.' ' Maharaj Ji said this on Wednesday when he paid visit to the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Alausa, Lagos.

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  19. Internal party democracy will curtail desperation, violence during elections - INECRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Independent National Electoral Commission , has said that internal democracy among political parties would minimise desperation usually responsible for violence during elections. Malam Husaini Pai, its Resident Electoral Commissioner in Plateau, who stated this on Wednesday in Jos, said that desperation by unpopular candidates imposed by their political godfathers had often led to difficult and inconclusive elections.

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  20. Nigeria: Firm Accused of Illegal Mining Speaks - Blames Nigerian GovtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The company whose owner the Nigerian government declared wanted on Monday for alleged illegal mining in Wase local government area of Plateau State has denied that its activities are against the law. Solid Unit Nigeria Limited is owned by Abdullahi Usman, also known as Dan China, who was described as the kingpin of illegal mining in the area.

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