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  • Edo To Receive $75 million Support Credit from World Bank‎

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$75 million concessional credit to the Federal Republic of Nigeria for Growth and Employment Support Programme in Edo State . The approved credit will be in the...

    • Posted April 16, 2012
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  • Facebook buys Instagram photo app for $1 bn

    Facebook announced Monday that it made a billion-dollar-deal to buy the startup behind wildly popular smartphone photo sharing application Instagram. The big ticket purchase was seen by some as a move by Facebook to strengthen its defenses...

    • Posted April 9, 2012
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  • Menace Of Truck And Tanker Drivers And The Failure Of Regulations

    The recurring carnage on our roads occasioned by the by the vicious activities of reckless truck and trailer drivers and the seeming helpless posturing adopted by concerned authorities is hitting an insane level. More than ever, we...

    • Posted April 8, 2012
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  • FG To Realise N60b From Sale Of PHCN Core Assets

    The Nigeria Electricity Liability Management Company (NELMCO) yesterday said it will will realize N60billion from the sales of the Power Holding of Nigeria Company (PHCN) core assets. The funds will be added to the statutory allocation for the...

    • Posted April 8, 2012
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  • Strategies For Attaining Sustainable Food Security

    The World   Food summit of 1996 defined food security as existing “When all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life”. Commonly, the concept of food security...

    • Posted March 31, 2012
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  • Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and me

    Editor’s note: This guest post is written by Tunde Fagbenle, Post was earlier published on Since the brouhaha over fuel subsidy removal began, I have had some engaging exchanges with our irrepressible governor of Central Bank...

    • Posted March 25, 2012
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  • SEC Nigeria Vs Honourable Hembe: Enough of the Banter

    Editors Note: This guest post is written by Aretha Dadzie The so called SEC probe has sure generated a lot of heat with accusations trailing back and forth as to who did what. My concern however is the impact...

    • Posted March 21, 2012
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  • Fed Govt Orders Review Of Double Taxation

    The Federal Government has ordered the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to review Nigeria’s double taxation law regime. This is aimed at ensuring that tax treaties entered into would provide the maximum value for the country. The Co-ordinating...

    • Posted March 20, 2012
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  • Lagos-Ibadan railway to cost $1.5b – Idris Umar

    The Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, yesterday said about $1.5billion is required for the modernisation of the Lagos-Ibadan Railway Line. He also said the Federal Government will review the Railway Act of 1955, which is about...

    • Posted March 20, 2012
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  • Derivation and deprivation: Why the North is poor

    Editor’s note: This guest post is written by Ross Alabo-George, Post was earlier published on ACCORDING to official figures, the leading oil producing state, Rivers, received N1,053 billion between 1999 and 2008 in federal allocations. By contrast the...

    • Posted March 18, 2012
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