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2022 Budget: Though far from UNESCO benchmark, Buhari inches towards fulfilling education funding pledge

Nigeria, Oct. 27 -- The allocation to education in the 2022 budget proposal shows President Muhammadu Buhari has taken small steps towards fulfilling his pledge to increase expenditure on education by... Read More


MDAs responsible for NTA's poor financial state - DG

Nigeria, Oct. 27 -- The Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Yakubu Mohammed, on Tuesday, decried the condition of the state-owned television station. Mr Mohammed blamed the f... Read More


FG to create special funding for Gombe-Biu road

Nigeria, Oct. 27 -- The federal government will create special funding for the Gombe-Biu road, the permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Hassan Musa, has disclosed. Mr Musa made... Read More


CDHR loses suit challenging Morocco's bid to join ECOWAS

Nigeria, Oct. 27 -- The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has dismissed a suit filed by the Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) challenging the application and the proposal to admit Morocco a... Read More


EFCC releases ex-Senate President Anyim after spending two days in custody - Lawyer

Nigeria, Oct. 27 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released a former Senate President, Pius Anyim, after being held and interrogated for two days over allegations of corruptio... Read More


GTCO's nine-month profit drops as drought of interest income sets in

Nigeria, Oct. 27 -- Nigeria's biggest lender by market value, Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO) saw declining revenue and profit levels for the nine months to September, according to the group... Read More


Senate queries FG's plan to borrow $200m for mosquito nets

Nigeria, Oct. 27 -- The Senate has frowned at a plan by the federal government to borrow $200 million to purchase mosquito nets and other ancillary medical therapies to prevent malaria. Members of th... Read More


JUST IN: NLC protests on 'collapsed' Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

Nigeria, Oct. 27 -- The Ogun State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has occupied the Lagos- Abeokuta expressway to protest the deplorable state of the road. During the protest, the angry ... Read More


2022 World Cup: Lone Star takes Super Eagles to Morocco

Nigeria, Oct. 27 -- In the next round of qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup, Liberia have gotten permission to host their Nigerian opponents in Morocco instead of the earlier designated Liberia... Read More


Ini Edo, Lateef Adedimeji, others to receive Face of Nollywood award

Nigeria, Oct. 27 -- Nollywood actors, Ini Edo and Lateef Adedimeji, are among those to be honoured with the Face of Nollywood award at the forthcoming ENigeria Newspaper Night of Honours on October 30... Read More