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IMF Warns Nigeria against Foreign Debt


The International Monetary Fund has warned Nigeria and other oil-exporting countries over rising foreign debts, saying there is a need to make external borrowings sustainable. The Fund, however, commended Nigeria for the recent reforms aimed at reducing infrastructure gap in the country, adding that it was in support of the measures. The Assistant Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF, Mrs. Catherine ...

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Nigeria to Create One Million Jobs in the Next 10 Years


Nigeria is expected to create one million new jobs in the next 10 years. This was the prediction of Data Science Nigeria, a non-profit initiative of MTN’s executive, Bayo Adekanmbi. He said, it would spurr on a compelling drive to raise a new generation of world-class data scientists and knowledge entrepreneurs who will set up data science-based businesses and attract foreign ...

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WAEC Names Best Secondary Schools in Nigeria


1. Kings’ College, Lagos 2. Atlantic Hall, Poka-Epe, Lagos 3. Loyola Jesuit College, Gidan Mangoro, Karu-Karshi Road, Abuja 4. Grange Schools, Ikeja, Lagos Sate 5. Christ The King College, Onitsha 6. Vivian Fowler Memorial College, Chief T. A. Doherty Layout, Oregun, Ikeja in Lagos 7. Day Waterman College, Ikoyi, Lagos 8. LEKKI BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Victoria Arobieke Street, off Admiralty ...

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FG Declares Monday Public Holiday as Nation Clocks 57


The federal government has declared Monday, October 2, 2017 as a public holiday in commemoration of Nigeria’s 57th independence anniversary. The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulated Nigerians on the anniversary and urged them to sustain the collective efforts towards maintaining and strengthening the unity of the ...

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Reno Omokri: Nigeria should Restructure Like P-square


Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has weighed in on the recent fight between famed music duo, P-square. Omokri statements are coming shortly after a viral video showing the musician’s fighting in their lawyer’s office went viral on social media. Omokri wrote on Facebook; ”If Peter and Paul cant live in peace, is it our own little Republics that will automatically ...

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Nigeria to Host 2019 WAFU Cup


Nigeria will host the 2019 edition of the West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup, executives of the association have agreed. The WAFU Cup returned in 2017 with Ghana winning the just concluded edition as host after beating Nigeria in the final played on Sunday, September 24. Just a day after final of the 2017 edition, WAFU executives met in Ghana and have chosen ...

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Ghana Beats Nigeria 4-1 at WAFU Final


The Black Stars of Ghana emerged as champions of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations on Sunday after they thrashed the Super Eagles 4-1 at the Cape Coast Stadium. Stephen Sarfo who was voted as man-of-the-match scored a brace for the Black Stars while Atinga and Cobbinah scored a goal each for the hosts. Rabiu Ali scored a stunning free ...

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Nigeria Volleyball Federation Invites Players ahead of Championship


The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has invited 20 female volleyball players  to camp, ahead of the Africa Nation Championship in Cameroon. This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen via electronic mail on Saturday in Akure. The statement was signed by both the Secretary of the Association, Adamu Maikano and Chairman, Media & Publicity Committee of the association, ...

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Nigeria Set to Manufacture Sports Equipment


  The Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Habiba Lawal, said government was making efforts to commence local manufacturing of sports equipment. Ms. Lawal made this known on Saturday at the official unveiling, launch and presentation of sports equipment to 2000 primary schools by National Lottery Trust Fund, NLTF, in Yola. The acting SGF, represented by William ...

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“I Remain Available for England” – Tammy Abraham


England under-21 striker Tammy Abraham has denied reports he is set to switch international allegiance to Nigeria in a bid to feature in next year’s World Cup. Tammy Abraham According to British media reports, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been keen on recruiting London-born Abraham, who remains eligible for the African nation through his parents. “I have informed the FA ...

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