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World Billionaires Go Poorer, Lose $388bn

The world’s richest people became a little ‘poorer’ last year, according to a report by UBS and PwC, as geopolitical turmoil and volatile equity markets reduced the wealth of billionaires for the first time in a decade. Billionaires’ wealth fell by 388 billion dollars globally to 8.539 trillion dollars, the UBS and PwC Billionaires Report found, with a particularly sharp ...

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NDDC Audit: Deputy Speaker Urges Buhari to Prosecute Offenders

Deputy Speaker of the Cross River House of Assembly, Mr Joseph Bassey has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for ordering a forensic audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001 to 2019. Bassey, who spoke in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Calabar, urged the president not to relent in prosecuting the ...

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Border Closure Good But Bad for Nigeria – LCCI

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Thursday said the temporary closure of Nigeria’s land borders by the Federal Government was both good and bad for the economy. Mr Gabriel Idahosa, Vice President and Chairman, Trade Promotion Board, LCCI, made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Idahosa said that the ...

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Maulid: Nigeria Declares Monday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday November 11, 2019 as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eidul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated the Muslim Faithful on the occasion and enjoined them to ...

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Okorocha Reveals When APC May Go into Extinction

The end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second tenure may turn out to be the expiration the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), the Senator representing Imo West, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has hinted. He made this known at the Kano government house during a visit to Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, on Saturday. He told reporters, “Right now, I think we ...

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Obono-Obla Writes Buhari, Reveals His Persecutors

Embattled former chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Okoi Obono-Obla, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, revealing why he is allegedly being persecuted. He accused the office of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of orchestrating his ordeal due to his loyalty to the President Muhammadu Buhari. In a letter to the president, the ex-SPIP chairman ...

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