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Jonathan yet to sign 2013 budget, despite lawmakers’ approval

December 31, 2012

President Goodluck Jonathan. The 2013 Nigerian budget is being delayed by the Executive.…... read more

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NNPC restores sabotaged pipeline, cautions marketers against petrol diversion

December 30, 2012

Diezani Allison-Madueke, Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum. [Photo: ynaija.com] The NNPC said it now has 32 days of strategic petrol reserves…... read more

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How Nigeria loses billions in solid mineral sector- NEITI report

December 25, 2012

More that 70 per cent of mining companies in Nigeria are inactive.…... read more

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300 jostle for “Chief Investment Officer” of $1bn Sovereign Wealth Fund

December 20, 2012

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala There is a scramble for the post of Chief Investment Officer of the Sovereign Wealth Fund.…... read more

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We politicians exploit religious, ethnic sentiments for selfish reasons — President Jonathan

December 19, 2012

Late Owoye Azazi and Patrick Yakowa “Most of us who are politicians exploit religious sentiments to divide Nigerians for our own selfish gains,” Jonathan.…... read more

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I narrowly escaped death in crashed helicopter- Labaran Maku

December 19, 2012

Information minister, Labaran Maku Mr. Maku was scheduled to be in the crashed helicopter.…... read more

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Nigeria’s FEC agenda for Wednesday

December 18, 2012

Dr Goodluck Jonathan. President, Federal Republic of Nigeria. The FEC will discuss the proposed Centenary City ahead of the centenary celebrations in Nigeria.…... read more

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NNPC accuses Total of blackmail over Egina oil field project contract

December 17, 2012

The NNPC said Total and other international oil companies cannot stampede it.…... read more

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Okonjo-Iweala accuses indicted oil marketers of sponsoring mum’s kidnap

December 17, 2012

Prof. Kamene Okonjo Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala blamed unnamed petrol marketers for her mum’s kidnap.…... read more

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Jonathan summons emergency FEC meeting

December 14, 2012

The emergency FEC meeting will hold on Tuesday.…... read more

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NEXIM commits N2.5 billion to solid mineral sector development

December 14, 2012

Nigeria’s solid mineral sector is under-exploited.…... read more

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Crude Oil theft, others reduce money shared by governments to N573bn in November

December 13, 2012

Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke had suggested the refinery sales More money was shared by the three tiers of government in October than November.…... read more

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7 million people affected by recent floods, NEMA says

December 6, 2012

Over 2.1 million people were displaced by the floods.…... read more

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Nigeria loses N340.6bn annually to shea butter smuggling

December 5, 2012

Shea Butter nuts [Photo: the-ibenefits.com] Shea butter is smuggled daily across the Nigerian border to Benin Republic…... read more

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Oil workers threaten strike over alleged anti-labour practices at FTZ

December 4, 2012

The Unions say the Onne Free Trade Zone engages in anti-labour practices against their members.…... read more

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Okonjo-Iweala, Budget Office director evade questions on Jonathan’s banquet hall

December 4, 2012

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala The Minister refused to comment…... read more

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Why Nigeria’s Vision 20:2020 ambition may not be achieved- NESG

December 4, 2012

Frank Nweke [Photo: businessnews.com.ng] Saudi Arabia would hold the posiion Nigeria hopes to attain.…... read more

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PENGASSAN, NUPENG plan joint strike over sacked Shell workers

December 3, 2012

The unions  say Shell is undermining union activities.…... read more

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FG releases N170bn fourth quarter allocation to MDAs

December 3, 2012

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Out of N300 billion approved for MDAs, the Federal Government has cash backed N170 billion.…... read more

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84 Stockbrokers to get N22.6bn government fund

December 3, 2012

Nigerian Stock Exchange The money will help revive the stock market, the coordinating minister for the economy said.…... read more

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‘Extremely’ weak corporate governance, weak credit administration characterise Nigerian banks- NDIC

December 2, 2012

Central Bank of Nigeria The NDIC and the CBN carried out the examination of the banks…... read more

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87% of bank frauds in 2011 occurred in top 10 banks, says NDIC

November 29, 2012

The banking industry lost N4.07bn to frauds and forgeries in 2011 .…... read more

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ALSCON ownership: BFIGroup wants to be joined in London suit

November 28, 2012

UC RUSAL BFIG wants UC RUSAL to join it in its suit filed against the Federal Government.…... read more

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Trial of Oshiomhole’s aide alleged murderers begins Thursday

November 28, 2012

Late Olaitan Oyerinde The late Olaitan Oyerinde was killed in May.…... read more

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Exclusive: Nigeria to join organisation of French speaking countries

November 27, 2012

President Goodluck Jonathan FEC will discuss the avalanche of contracts to be awarded and the country’s plan to join Organisation of French Speaking Countries…... read more

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