Photo: HRW A group of people listening to the radio. By Abdullateef Salau The United Kingdom says it has not received any request from the Nigerian government to shut Radio Biafra. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, told State House correspondents on Wednesday that despite all the damages done by Radio Biafra, the …

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Photo: allafrica.com Aliko Dangote is putting billions into the agricultural sector in Nigeria. press release Bloomberg Philanthropies hosted by former mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, inaugurated its first Global Business Forum with an astounding line up of global innovators, including Africa’s richest man, Nigerian industrialist Aliko Dangote. Following talks by former U.S. president Bill …

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Photo: Premium Times Minister of Petroleum Diezani Allison-Madueke. By Richard Akinwumi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has successfully blocked an attempt by embattled former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to return to Nigeria from London to face trial. Mrs. Alison-Madueke had fled to London shortly after she left office in May 2015, and has stayed …

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Photo: MSF (file photo). The Federal Government is tracking four major diseases out breaks in Nigeria, Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has disclosed. Mr. Adewole disclosed this in the weekly report of the state of the nation’s public health which he submitted to the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday. Mr. Adewole provided details on the development …

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Photo: AlJazeera The Osun Government on Wednesday declared Thursday, September 21, as public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year – Hijra 1439 AH. The information is contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa, in Osogbo, The commissioner quoted the state Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, as saying “Osun State adopted …

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Photo: Radio Biafra Biafra separatists from the group IPOB gather. A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday granted the Nigerian Government an interim injunction proscribing the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Abdul Kafarati, granted the injunction. The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, …

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Photo: allafrica.com Aliko Dangote is putting billions into the agricultural sector in Nigeria. In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC  high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa to hear Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, and Rwandan president Paul Kagame openly …

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Photo: Daily Trust … analysis By Oludayo Tade, University of Ibadan It has been three years since the Central Bank of Nigeria introduced the Cashless Nigeria Policy. Its aim was to encourage the use of electronic systems for all monetary transactions. The policy has yielded benefits: it makes many transactions simpler and safer for more …

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Photo: allafrica.com Goodluck Jonathan, Aliko Dangote, and Muhammadu Buhari. Nigeria’s number one tracker on the self-made, Most Influential Nigerians, MIN, has released the list of influential Nigerians, with President Muhammadu Buhari, Ex-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bola Tinubu, Aliko Dangote, Tony Elumelu coming on the forefront amongst …

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Photo: Premium Times DNA Forensic Laboratory used to illustrate the story. The Lagos State Government on Sunday said it had completed the construction of the first ever high-powered DNA Forensic Laboratory in Nigeria. Adeniji Kazeem, the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, who disclosed this in a statement said skeletal work had already commenced …

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