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‘Benin Airport to commence full night-time flight operations soon’

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured that the Benin Airport will soon commence full night-time flight operations. Obaseki said facilities that will enable aircraft to land at night are being received in batches. He gave the assurance while addressing journalists at the Benin Airport, after the departure of Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo […]

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ICYMI: EFCC Goes After Ex-Officers ‘Extorting’ Nigerians

  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has decried the activities of some of its former staff still parading themselves as being in the employ of the commission. In a statement on Thursday, the anti-graft agency condemned the action of such people which it said were using such means to defraud unsuspecting members of the public. It […]

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No cause for alarm over FG’s borrowing plan, says Finance Minister

Finance Minister  Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed  has assured Nigerians that there is no cause for alarm over the Federal Government’s borrowing, saying it still remains within the fiscal limits. Mrs. Ahmed, in a paper, ‘Revenue Growth and Economic Development: Expectations for 2019,’ delivered at the Deloitte Economic Outlook conference in Lagos on Thursday said government was […]

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Nigerians testifying to positive changes, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Calabar, Cross River State, appreciated the Obong of Calabar, His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu, for his honesty and maturity in stating major changes in the polity, especially in infrastructure, assuring him of more interventions that will impact the lives of Nigerians. President Buhari, who was at the palace […]

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I created 77,000 jobs in 2 years- Obaseki

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Tuesday his administration has created over 77,000 direct and indirect jobs following comprehensive institutional reforms in the last two years. He added the target is to create 200,000 jobs as soon as possible. According to him, massive infrastructural development, transparency and accountability in governance coupled with the inauguration of […]

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Nigeria Moves Up On Transparency International’s CPI

  Nigeria has improved on the Transparency International (TI) Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for 2018, the global anti-corruption agency revealed. In the latest report unveiled on Tuesday, Nigeria moved up four places and was ranked 144 out of the 180 countries that were surveyed last year. This translates to an upward movement compared to the […]