• Famine: Aid To North-east May Dry Up In June – UN

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    Aid organisations working to stop the famine in Nigeria will run out of money by June if donors do not give the cash they pledged at a conference in February. Deputy humanitarian coordinator of the United Nations (UN), Peter Lundberg, who disclosed this yesterday said this will amount to worsening an already difficult situation. The…

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  • Threat To Life: DSS Investigates Gov Obiano

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    The Department of State Services (DSS) in Anambra state has commenced investigation into the alleged threat to life of Prince Ken Emeakayi, State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by Gov. Willie Obiano. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Emeakayi had alleged that the governor threatened him for calling for his impeachment over…

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  • Banks Seek Customers To Buy Surplus Forex

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    Commercial banks are now seeking customers to buy the surplus foreign currencies they have after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) continually flooded the market with foreign exchange. It would be recalled that in an effort to support and shore-up the value of Naira, the CBN resolved to flood commercial banks with dollars. Sources said…

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  • Industry Dynamics Top Agenda As OPEC Sec-gen Visits Nigeria

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    Dynamics in the oil and gas industry will dominate discussions as the Secretary-general of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Dr Mohammad Barkindo, arrives Nigeria on a four-day working visit. LEADERSHIP gathered the OPEC boss who arrived the country yesterday and experts across the world will deliberate on market variables in the oil and…

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  • Nigeria Needs $140bn To Fight Climate Change – World Bank

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    The World Bank says that Nigerian Government will need about 140billion dollars to mitigate negative impacts of climate change in the country. Mr Benoit Bosquet, an official of the World Bank, stated this at the Climate Change Knowledge Immersion Workshop (KIW) in Abeokuta on Monday. The workshop was organised  by the World Bank in collaboration…

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  • Abuja Airport Closure: NAMA Upgrades Kaduna Navigation Aids

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    The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, said it has commenced the upgrading of navigational facilities at the Kaduna airport, ahead of the closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for repairs on the runway. Mathew Pwajo, the NAMA General Manager, Safety Management Systems/Quality Assurance, made the disclosure at a news conference on Sunday in Lagos….

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  • 12,000 Nigerians In Germany Face Likely Deportation

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    At least 12,000 Nigerians living in Germany may be deported next year. Germany’s global head of programme, migration and development, Ralf Sanftenberg, disclosed this during a visit to the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on foreign affairs and diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa. According to him, “We have over 37,000 Nigerians in Germany and more…

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