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Digital is future cities, Nigeria can’t afford to lag behind—Osinbajo

Smart CS Abuja

…Says implementation’ll be difficult The acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja on Tuesday, made it clear that as the entire globe is drifting towards digital economy and allied city infrastructures, Nigeria cannot stand alone but join the comity of nations. However, he was quick to hint that “As much as the initiative of smart cities is incredible and rational, ...

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FG deepens rice backward integration scheme, flags of N10b mill in Kebbi

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The coast is getting wider and clearer for the consolidation of Kebbi State as leading rice producing state in Nigeria as the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has commissioned N10billion rice mill in Kebbi State, regarded as the largest in Africa. It would be recalled that Lagos State had during the early part of this administration sealed a partnership deal ...

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FG’s insincerity forcing militants to resume bombardment Sept 1—NDRC

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“Our grievance with government is that after the consolatory statement of the government by Prof. Osinbajo, nothing is on ground to show sincerity by government”, this was the key argument of the Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders (NDRC), for planned resumption of attacks on oil facilities in Niger Delta effective September 31. NDRC is one of the militant groups that had ...

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Osinbajo begins make or mar dialogue with N/Delta youth today

Acting president, Prof Yemi

A strategic dialogue capable establishing a last peace or resumption of hostilities will begin today, Monday, July 31, at the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Conference Centre, Effunrun, Delta State. The summit, designed as the first expanded Niger Delta Youth Peace Dialogue (NDYPD) and an initiative towards tackling militancy and youth restiveness in the Niger Delta region, will be presided over ...

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Nigeria’ll be counted among 16 largest global economies soon if…—Osinbajo

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By virtue of Nigeria and Nigerians natural hardwork laced by unity in diversity, Nigeria will move fast to becoming one of the 16 largest economies in the world. This was the observation of the acting president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday at the palace of the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello. This is as PwC has projected Nigeria economy ...

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China rounding up sub-Saharan Africa with ‘sweet’ funds for developments, but…

Starting with Nigeria, China has been giving strategic financial assistance in several infrastructural projects. Apart from working with Lagos State Government to provide loan and engineering assistance in the ongoing development of Lagos-Badagry Expressway, the Nigerian government recently ran into the financing ‘trap’ of China in the ongoing reconstruction of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and so many other projects. Only recently in ...

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Finally, Osinbajo signs 2017 budget today, Monday @ 4.41pm

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The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, this Monday evening signed the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law. The Appropriation Bill was passed by the National Assembly and transmitted to the Presidency since May 19 with some additional increment which the presidency may have been battling to find out if the act was a breach. Business Hilights had earlier on Monday (today), ...

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FCMB visits Presidential Villa, gets commendation for donating school feeding portal

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The management of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has announced the donation of a school feeding portal to the Federal Government. Making the announcement during an official visit to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the bank said in a statement that “the visit provided an opportunity for our management to formally donate to the Federal Government; a home-grown school feeding programme ...

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Citizens decry missing impacts of Paris Club refund as FG opens up on details

Adeosun Buhari

Just as the Federal Government weekend revealed how it allocated the first tranche of N516.38bn reimbursement made to the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory from the Paris Club debt refund, citizens across the states have decried the way and manner many states appropriated the windfall. According to experts, even though the money was purely states ...

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Osinbajo may sign 2017 budget before this week’s FEC meeting—-Dogara

Acting president, Prof Yemi

A strong indication has emerged that all is set for the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo to assent to the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law possibly before or during this week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. National Assembly had passed the N7.441tn budget after its harmonization by both chambers. It would be recalled that the document had been ...

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