Month: January 2019

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned the representatives of foreign countries and organizations in Nigeria on their comments on the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen. The Ministry expressed deep concern on involvement of the U.S Embassy, UK High Commission and European Union Election Observer Mission which is tantamount to an unacceptable interference in the…

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The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has alleged that the hope of the People’s Democratic Party PDP to use Onnoghen to get back to power has been dashed. This is the reason why the party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar kept on venting out their anger over Onnoghen’s suspension. National Publicity Secretary of the…

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President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday night, again replied the “coordinated statements” of the US, UK and EU linking the suspension of CJN Onnoghen to the conduct of the upcoming elections. His spokesman, Garba Shehu, said while the president appreciates the concerns voiced by the three statements and accept that the authors of the statements believe they…

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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday inform the public on certain agents of the Federal Government to allegedly bribe Senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to protect President Muhammadu Buhari from looming sanctions from the national assembly for constitutional breaches and gross misconduct. PDP spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement said intelligence available…

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Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele has warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate’s suggestion that the exchange rate should be free float is a recipe for disaster. “The MPC reviewed it and concluded that it would be wrong. It is as good as saying that we should go back to…

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The Executive Director, Micro Enterprise, Bank of Industry (BOI), Toyin Adeniji said about 37 million Nigerians are commercially active but have never had the opportunity to access loans. She made the fact available to journalists in Abuja on Friday in a statement on federal government empowerment programmes under the supervision of BOI. These Nigerians who…

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Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said she is ready to lead the World Bank, if nominated for the job. Okonjo-Iweala said this while speaking on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. She said many people have been asking if she would take the job because she contested against…

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Here is the full statement of President Muhammadu Buhari on the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. “Fellow Nigerians, A short while ago, I was served with an Order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal issued on Wednesday 23rd January 2019, directing the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice…