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Nigerian Economy Named World’s 3rd Fastest Growing In 2015

This is good news. Nigeria is now Africa’s largest economy and is ranked 26th in the world in terms of GDP (based on rebased figures announced in …

Naira devaluation: Airlines may skip aircraft routine maintenance

There are fears that some Nigerian domestic carriers may skip aircraft maintenance schedule due to high cost of checks, which are usually carried out …

Maiduguri blasts: Shettima cuts short campaign to review security in markets, parks

Governor Kashim Shettima<p>Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, Saturday ended his campaign midway in Southern Borno after bomb explosions in parts of …

Boko Haram purportedly pledges allegiance to ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Boko Haram, the Nigeria-based Islamist terror group, has pledged allegiance to ISIS, according to an audio message purported to be from Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau.<p>In the audio, which was posted online Saturday, the speaker says Boko Haram is announcing its "allegiance to the …

Boko Haram

Postponement of Nigeria’s Elections Has Led to Economic Uncertainty – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President of Nigeria, <b>Atiku Abubakar</b> is expressing his thoughts on the postponement of Nigeria’s elections.<p>He recently took to Twitter to …

African Spotlight

Saturday, April 28, 2018<p>Zimbabwe has legalized the production of marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes, the government has said in a legal …

Africa

A powder keg

ON MARCH 28th Nigerians go to the polls in the most important contest that Africa's most populous nation, and biggest economy, has held since its …

Balarabe Musa warns that further shift in elections will trigger unrest

Civilian governor of old Kaduna State and leader of Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has warned of an impending …

5 Ways To Transform Yourself Into A Leader

After months of effort, you finally land the promotion you’ve had your eyes on. On paper, it’s your dream job: You have a bigger team under you, more exciting responsibilities, a direct line of communication to the big boss, a salary that’s<i>actually</i> competitive, and of course, the highly anticipated …

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How Buhari's administration will fund social investments, safety nets - APC Campaign - Premium Times Nigeria

<i>Related News</i><p>The APC Presidential Campaign Organization, APCPCO, has assured that it will not impose any harsh tax regime on Nigerians but will rather …

The high cost of falling prices

FOR central banks in the rich world, two is a magic number. If prices rise at 2% a year, most shoppers can more or less ignore their slow ascent. And …

Nigeria’s 2015 elections: Wobbly, but on course

By Kayode Samuel<p>On March 28, Nigeria holds what is likely to be the most keenly fought presidential election in her history. However, what is in …

Everlasting life

DAVID CAMERON is not a prime minister used to making spending pledges. The government is halfway through an austerity programme that by one measure …

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1 And when it was decided that we should sail to Italy, they delivered Paul and some other prisoners to one named Julius, a centurion of the Augustan …

The morning after election: The fate of a bleeding economy

<b>Chijioke K. Mama</b> <b><br>24 February 2015, Sweetcrude, Lagos –</b> Elections and government transitions are dicey issues in every economy. If there is a change in …

2015 Elections Media Campaigns Is Most Expensive Ever - Analysts Say

Nigerian media analysts have reached a consensus that the 2015 election campaigns is the most expensive in the history of elections in the country, …

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Why Nigeria has such poor election choices

NIGERIANS will head to the polls on March 28th, to pick between the incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan, and a former military ruler, Muhammadu …

2015 Elections: Deferment, Disorder and Survival of Nigeria

– Press Release from OAL –<p>Our attention has been drawn to the general public disquiet, occasioned by the sudden postponement of Nigeria’s General …

Nigeria's 2015 Presidential Election

Introduction<p>The success or failure of democracy, rule of law, and ethnic and religious reconciliation in Nigeria is a bellwether for the entire …

There was near total agreement that violence was going to accompany the election campaigns. Overwhelmingly, any further postponement was seen as a lighter that would ignite violence, which, in any case, could be a preferred scenario for those who would rather not have elections held anyway. The calls made by governments, institutions and persons to hold the elections as scheduled were reaffirmed in the interest of Nigeria and the world at large.

MAP: 2011 Presidential Election Final result, showing the states won by Jonathan (in green), Buhari (red), and Ribadu (blue). Source: …

2015: Adeboye urges RCCG members to collect voters' cards

Pastor E A Adeboye<p>eThe General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Friday night, reiterated his call on …

Nigeria: Growth Encircled By Vulnerabilities

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2015 elections: Financial experts concerned about economic activities

Some financial experts on Monday expressed concerns that the impending general elections might stall economic activities till second quarter of …

Election postponement: March 28 must be sacrosanct, Buhari warns - Premium Times Nigeria

<i>Related News</i><p>The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, said on Sunday that neither he nor his party would …