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Mar 6th, 2014
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When Sanusi Lamdio Sanusi held sway as the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor, overseas buyers participated well in treasury bills’ auctions, but the last option was dominated by local investors. Foreign investors fret over currency, coming elections, writes Reuters Foreigners stayed away...
By IAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2014
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Former Head of State Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar has said Nigeria’s handling of the 2015 general elections will determine if it will remain united, indivisible and stable. He said the country was already divided within faultlines, with politicians ready to exploit them without noble objectives. T...
By IAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2014
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The Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr. Femi Thomas, has said the agency has discovered 100,000 fake enrollees. He spoke yesterday in Abuja while presenting an overview of NHIS at the opening of the agency’s stakeholders’ meeting which includes the state Helt...
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In South Africa
Mar 6th, 2014
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While Pentagon is going through one painful budget cut after another, Chinese military appears to be immune to the same problem. How immune? Try 12.2% increase on the last year’s military spending. By J BROOKS SPECTOR. Err. Right. Our very own J Brooks Spector was motoring through a massive pil...
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Mar 6th, 2014
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The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, yesterday gave an assurance that the military would end the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast. Badeh spoke in Abuja when the Caucus of the House of Representatives members from Adamawa, led by Anthony Madwatte, visited him. He said the mi...
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Mar 6th, 2014
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Minister of State for Power Mohammed Wakil vowed yesterday to key into the progress being made in the power sector reform. Wakil spoke at the headquarters of the ministry when he assumed office. The minister said: “The quantum of investment and turn around in the generation, transmission and di...
By Musa ODOSHIMOKHE
In Nigeria
Mar 6th, 2014
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Chairman of the Civic Consciousness Initiative Prof. Idowu Sobowale has urged Nigerians to look for servant leaders who will address the country’s challenges in 2015. At a conference held at the NUJ Secretariat, Lagos, yesterday, he said the Civic Consciousness Initiative is interested in foste...
By IAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2014
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Former Foreign Minister Gen. Ike Nwachukwu yesterday urged the development of the country’s human capacity. According to him, no one can help to develop Nigeria than its people. Gen. Nwachukwu spoke at the public presentation of Platinum Essays in the Philosophy of Applied Economics of Developm...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 6th, 2014
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A late group of AMCU members march into the Union Buildings gardens led by the man in the black shirt from Implats. He was recently charged for illegal firearm and ammunition possession but was treated like a hero. Members said the police framed him. Photo by Greg Nicolson. “Forward to a living...
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Mar 6th, 2014
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Most Ridiculously Over-Cautious Punctuation Use We’re all for hedging your bets when it comes to reporting on complicated legal matters and its matching legal jargon. None of us want to be sent to Barry Roux’s office to explain ourselves. But website DNA India took erring on the side of c...