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    Nigeria Prison Population Increases To 62,260 By 2015

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    Data released by the National Bureau of Statistics indicates an increase in the prison population of Nigeria by 2015. The increase represents about 11.06 per cent growth in comparison to the overall prison population in 2014 which recorded 56, 059 persons. It is revealed in the data that, Lagos state has the highest prison population…

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    Minister Reassures Nigeria Will Exit Recession In 2017

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    The Minister of Budget and National planning Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma has reassured Nigerians that the country would exit the current economic recession in 2017. According to information made available to LEADERSHIP, Sen. Udoma made the call during a courtesy visit to his office by the team of the National Executive Council of the Nigerian…

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  • Inflation Up By 18.55 Percent In December 2016 –NBS

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    Data released by the National Bureau Of statistics shows that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 18.55 per cent in December 2016 from the previous rate of 18.48 recorded in November of the same year which indicates an increase of 0.07 per cent from the previous month. The increase was due…

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    …Confirms Ayine As Auditor-general Of The Federation

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    The Senate has also confirmed the appointment of Mr. Anthony Ayine as the substantive Auditor General for the federation. The event which took place in Abuja yesterday commenced after the presentation of the report of his screening by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Sen. Andy Uba at plenary. Sen. Uba said petitions were…

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    Senate Confirm Ayine As Auditor-General Of The Federation

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    The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Anthony Ayine as the substantive Auditor General for the federation. The event which took place in Abuja on Wednesday commenced after the presentation of the report of his screening by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Sen. Andy Uba at plenary. Sen. Uba said petitions were…

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    PMB Commends Sterling Bank’s Health Support Initiative

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    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commended Sterling Bank Plc for its commitment to supporting the present administration’s initiative to provide qualitative and affordable health services to Nigerians through strategic partnership with the Ministry of Health. According to a statement by the bank, such partnership, the President said, would serve as an enabler for the Health Ministry…

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    Unemployment Rises To 108.03 Million In Q3 – NBS

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    The unemployment and underemployment rate has risen to 108.03 million persons in the third quarter of 2016. This data as made available by the National Bureau of Statistics shows that, they have been an increase from 106.69 million as obtained in Q2 2016 which represents an increment of 1.26% over the last quarter. The report…

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    Fidelity Bank Presents Prizes To Promo Winners

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    Fidelity bank plc has awarded three winners in the on-going Fidelity Get Alert in Millions promo. Speaking during the award ceremony in Abuja, the Deputy Managing Director of the bank Mr. Mohammed Balarabe said the promo is one of the bank’s initiatives in giving back to its clients in appreciation of their patronage. He further…

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  • PMB, Adesina To Attend African Economic Conference

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    President Muhammadu Buhari, President of the African Development Bank, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina as well as other dignitaries are to attend the African Economic Conference which is scheduled to take place from Monday 5th to 7th December 2016, in Abuja. The 11th edition of the conference is themed: “Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth.”…

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