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Reverse new Land Use Charges Law, MAN urges Ambode

The Manufacturer Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Lagos State Government to reverse its current increment of land use charges to ensure the survival of the manufacturing sector. Dr. Frank Jacobs, MAN President, made the plea on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. …

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Boko Haram no longer a serious fighting force — Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the Boko Haram sect was no longer a serious fighting force, despite the ugly incidents witnessed recently in Dapchi, Yobe State and Rann, Borno State. The sect had abducted 110 pupils from Government Science and Technical Girls College, Dapchi; and killed United Nations’ aid …

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Into danger’s arms: Chaos as schoolgirls flee Boko Haram

A clock ticking in a deserted dorm room. A solitary slipper strewn across the red earth. A girl’s headscarf on the grass, rippling in the breeze. These hastily discarded belongings are poignant reminders of the 110 girls who were abducted after armed Boko Haram militants stormed their school in Dapchi, …

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What new minimum wage will do for Nigerians – SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has assured Nigerian workers that the the new national minimum wage to be announced in September will address the issue of social imbalance, inequality and the wide gap of poverty in the country. The SGF was speaking at an award …

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Boko Haram kills Nigerian Army Commanding Officer in Sambisa forest

Lieutenant-Colonel AE Mamudu, one of the commanding officers of the Nigerian Army Strike Force Group, was on Thursday, killed by a vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device in Sambisa ‎Forest. SaharaReporters reports that Lieutenant-Colonel Mamudu was killed along with a young Naval officer while on patrol for Operation Deep Punch 11. Mamudu, …

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Oil Prices Fall As OPEC Plans To End Cuts

Tuesday February 27, 2018 Oil prices gained a bit over the past few trading days, after a surprise drawdown in crude stocks last week. But analysts see that to be a one-off, with expectations that inventories will resume climbing this week. IEA: U.S. to become world’s largest oil producer by …

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Full details of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls; ages range from 11-19

Following the attack on the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, the Federal Government has released the names and other details of the 110 abducted schoolgirls. It would be recalled that suspected Boko Haram terrorists invaded the school on Monday, February 19. The list was contained in …

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