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  • How Gaidam finished strong in 2017

    By Abdullahi Bego As 2018 rolled in and the Gaidam administration positions itself to turbo-charge Yobe’s economy for even better service delivery, the people of the state can look back on the preceding year as one in which the prospects for a brighter future were reaffirmed. With a record 82 percent budget implementation rate by…

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  • Still on Views from America

    Finally, please permit me to briefly talk about my book, which was officially presented two weeks ago in Owerri. The reviewer of the book, Chief Johnbosco Ozigbu spoke eloquently about the wide audience the book would attract based on its germane content. Unveiling the book, Hon. Amarachi Iwuanyanwu, Hon. Eugene Dibiagwu, Chief Cosmos Maduba, Comrade…

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  • Balarabe

    Trump’s Jerusalem gamble (2)

    If ever there was any doubt the world would reject the idea of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as proposed by US President Donald Trump, the UN General Assembly vote on December 21 emphatically removed such doubts. The motion introduced by Yemen was that the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was…

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  • FESTAC

    Before Lagos bridges collapse

    It is not surprising that building experts have raised the alarm on the threat that parked trucks and tankers pose to Lagos bridges. The bridges have, for many weeks now, been turned into parking lots by all manner of articulated vehicles, engendering worries that the facilities may collapse. The relevant government agencies must move quickly…

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  • Benue versus Miyetti Allah

    By 2017, the mindless killings of Benue people by rampaging herdsmen had reached an apogee. The bloodletting had become an embarrassment to a government that swore to protect life and property. Scandalised by the wanton destruction of life and property in its territory by murderous terrorists masquerading as herdsmen, the government in Makurdi decided to…

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  • Nigeria spends 34% of revenue on debt servicing –DMO

    Nigeria spends 34 per cent of its revenues on debt servicing, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has said. In a clarification on the country’s debt status entitled ‘Nigeria’s Public Debt – Some Recurring Issues’, the DMO contradicted reports that the country was spending as much as 60 to 70 per cent of its revenues on…

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  • FG woos Japanese investors

    …Hails $76m polio eradication support The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun yesterday described Nigeria as an investment haven with very high returns. Speaking while receiving a Japanese delegation in her Abuja office, Adeosun urged the Japanese investors and diplomats to take advantage of the improving economy in Nigeria to channel their resources for excellent…

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  • Afreximbank raises $260m for SMEs via Islamic finance

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has raised around $260m via three sharia-compliant facilities to support the Small and Medium-scale Enterprises in the region, as African markets gradually open to Islamic finance. The Cairo-based Afreximbank, which was founded by African governments and other investors in 1993 and focuses on trade finance, obtained a $100 million financing…

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  • Tincan Port generated N287bn in 2017

    By Isaac Anumihe Out of the N310.3 billion revenue target for 2017, Tincan Island Port generated about N287.63 billion or 92.71 per cent of the figure. According to a document made available to Daily Sun, the port command made spectacular seizures following  the repositioning of the command. The report explains that the Customs Area Controller instituted…

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