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Buhari: I’m not happy with performance of Nigeria’s economy

  President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is not happy with the performance of the nation’s economy. The President said this on Friday night during an interview on Nigerian Television…

Buhari: Goods will now move by rail from Apapa to Ibadan

  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of Lagos-Ibadan railway at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Meta, Lagos. During the inauguration, the President said goods to the…

Buhari commissions Nigeria’s ambitious N80bn maritime security assets 

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that Nigeria’s $195million (approximately N80 billion) maritime security project known as the Deep Blue Project will serve as a benchmark for other countries…

Democracy Day: FG declares Monday public holiday, warns against agitations

  The Federal Government has declared Monday as a public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. The Minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement on Thursday. The…

Wakashio captain to remain in jail pending trial

  Mauritius’ Supreme Court rejected a appeal for the release on bail of the captain of the ill-fated Wakashio, siding instead with prosecutors that the captain posed a flight risk…

Sri Lanka probes possible oil slick off sinking ship

  Sri Lanka on Thursday announced an investigation into a possible oil slick reported off its west coast where a container ship is submerged after burning for 13 days. Coast…

VIDEO: Buhari’s shocking answer to question on foreign direct investment

Buhari flags off Lagos-Ibadan rail service, calls feat milestone

  President Buhari Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of Lagos-Ibadan railway at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Meta, Lagos. He described the feat ‘‘as another milestone in the drive…

Buhari: Why we’re constructing $1.9bn rail to Niger Republic

  President Muhammadu Buhari has defended his decision to construct railways and roads extending into Niger Republic. Buhari said this during an interview on Arise Television on Thursday. The President…

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On principled transition to next level

Elections are over. The deluge of hate speeches have receded. Tensions have largely abated. The tempestuous wind of socioeconomic uncertainties has subsided. Normalcy reigns. Gladly, the confidence of international investors…

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Benefits of developing our inland waterways

By Capt. Chris Nezianya   Nigeria is blessed with many rivers, most of which are navigable. The two major rivers are Rivers Niger and Benue. They provide livelihood for the…

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