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Buhari resend 2016-2018 $30bn External Borrowing Plan to Senate

Anietie Udobit,Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has re-presented the 2016-2018 $30 billion External Borrowing Plan of the federal government to the Senate for approval. The plan, approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in August, 2016 and sent to the Senate in November 2016, was however rejected by the eighth Senate. The president has, therefore, re-presented the borrowing plan

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Stop unjustifiable campaign against us on Rohingya Repatriation, Bangladesh warns Myanmar

Anietie Udobit, Abuja The government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has warned Myanmar government to stop her continued fabricated, misrepresented, unsubstantiated, and unwarranted accusations to unjustifiably shift the onus of the Rohingya crisis on Bangladesh. In a Statement Released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs dated 24 November 2019, and sent

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NEITI Partners EFCC to fight against oil industry corruption

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that would strengthen the partnership and cooperation between the two agencies in the fight against corruption. The MoU would focus more on identified financial crimes disclosed by the NEITI reports in the oil,

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Stakeholders call for policies, investment priorities to curb traffic-related health risks

Anietie Udobit, Abuja Stakeholders in the transport/mobility industry have called on governments to come up with a well-designed transport policies and infrastructure investment priorities that can lead to far reaching reductions in traffic-related health risks from air, noise pollution and injuries. The call was made at the ongoing Africa Sustainable Urban Mobility Course, taking place in

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Interswitch partners Visa to expand digital payments ecosystem in Africa

Interswitch Limited and Visa Inc. on Friday announced a strategic partnership that will further advance the digital payments ecosystem across Africa. As part of the agreement, Visa will acquire a significant minority equity stake in Interswitch. The investment makes Interswitch one of the most valuable African FinTech businesses with a valuation of US$1 billion. Visa will

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WAEC releases Nov/Dec examination results, withholds 9,457

Anietie Udobit,Abuja The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Friday, released results for the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Nigeria. The Examination body withheld the results of 9,457 candidates. WAEC’s Head of National Office in Nigeria, Olu Adenipekun, announced the release of the results on Friday at a media conference

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