Daily Archives: November 15, 2012

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Federal Government, yesterday, gave the indication of adopting an Agent Banking framework with a view to deepening financial inclusion in Nigeria. Managing Director of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Mr Umaru Ibrahim, in his opening remarks at the

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The House of Representatives yesterday commenced debate on the general principles of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) with majority kicking against certain provisions in the contentious Bill.

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Dr.Abubakar Olusola Saraki the Waziri of the Ilorin Emirate was born on the 17th of May, 1933 at Ilorin, Kwara State and died in Lagos November 14, 2012. His mother was from Iseyin in Oyo State and his father was from Ilorin. His paternal ancestors were Fulanis who

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Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki, elder statesman and strongman of Kwara State politics, died yesterday at his Ikoyi, Lagos, residence at the age of 79. He was 76 when he had this no-holds-barred interview in July, 2009, with a selected group of journalists in his Abuja home

Opinion Nigeria3

Nigeria is currently witnessing some of the worst scenarios of joblessness especially of her productive populace who come out of former educational trainings without any sustainable hope of gaining credible and well-paying jobs.

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Chelsea and the Football Association have been accused of a “cover-up” for not referring alleged comments by referee Mark Clattenburg to the police. The Metropolitan Police have dropped their investigation into a complaint that Clattenburg used “inappropriate language”

Politics Bakare Kuye Odumakin El-Rufai

A pro-democracy group, Save Nigeria Group (SNG), is at it again. The group, under the leadership of a lawyer and fiery preacher, Pastor Tunde Bakare is no doubt known for its penchant for civil protests anytime its members feel that democracy is being threatened.