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  • IMF Report Threatens FG’s $1.14bn Foreign Loan Quest

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    Nigeria’s quest to borrow about $1.4 billion from international finance institutions may be under threat as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has dismissed the government’s economic recovery plan as unsatisfactory. According to a report, by IMF, the reform plans are not enough to bring the country out of recession. Reuters news agency reports that the…

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  • US To Ban Airline Passengers From Carrying Large Electronics

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    Passengers on some U.S.-bound foreign airline flights will have to check electronic devices larger than a cell phone once U.S. authorities formalize a new ban in response to an unspecified terrorism threat, U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday. The new rule is expected to be announced Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security, the officials…

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  • US: Trump Bars CNN, BBC, New York Times From White House

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    United states President, Donald Trump, on Friday, prevented journalists from Cable Network News (CNN), British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the New York Times from attending a briefing at the White House, the New York Times reports. Reporters from the three media were not allowed to enter the West Wing office of the press secretary, Sean…

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  • Oil Prices Rise As Russia, OPEC Begin Production Cut

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    Oil price yesterday headed northward to around $56 a barrel, climbing on supports from Russia and members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) who are delivering on promised supply reductions. Reuters’ report confirms that Russia cut production in January by around 100,000 barrels per day (bpd), even as a survey conducted by…

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  • FG Approves $1.2b For Kano – Kaduna Rail

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    The Federal Government has approved $1.2 billion for the construction of the Kano-Kaduna standard gauge railway project. The Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amechi, said in Kano on Saturday when he visited Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, that the Federal Government was negotiating with China EXIM bank to finance the project. “We are negotiating with China EXIM…

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  • Shooting In Florida Airport: 5 Dead, 8 Injured

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    Five people lost their lives and eight others were injured as a gunman opens fire in Florida Airport. The suspect who has now been taken into custody for questioning by the FBI, said he had heard voices in his head telling him to join ISIS. Although Florida’s governor Rick Scott has condemned the shooting as…

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  • Nana Akufo-Addo Is Sworn In As Ghana’s President

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    Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as Ghana’s new president yeaterday. This comes after he won the elections last month, and the incumbent leader at the time, John Mahama conceded defeat. Leaders from across Africa and thousands of guests and dignitaries watched him take the oath of office at a ceremony in the Independence Square,…

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