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Nigeria to earn $560bn from Lekki Deep Seaport

Nigeria’s economy will be earning over $560 billion when Lekki Deep Sea project finally takes off in 2020 with an estimated $361 billion generated from the port’s concessioning in addition to $200 billion coming from taxes and revenue, the Sun reports. Speaking during the flag-off of the deep seaport, President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed that over […]

Education

Fountain Varsity Asks Govt to Allow Private Institutions Benefit from TET-Fund

Prof. Amidu Olalekan Sanni, the Vice Chancellor of Osogbo, Osun state, based Fountain University has appealed to the Federal Government to change the law which stipulates that only public owned tertiary institutions can benefit from Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TET-Fund). Prof Amidu made this appeal while addressing a press conference on the 10th anniversary of […]

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Gold diggers invade Grace Mugabe’s farm

Illegal workers have invaded the farm of former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe to mine for gold. Reporters from the Zimbabwean newspaper Newsday found them uprooting lemon trees, digging shafts and loading gold ore into Lorries. After unsuccessfully confronting them on Thursday, Mrs Mugabe reported the matter to the police. The farm is in Mazowe, […]

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UN allocates $9 million to rescue displaced persons in north-east Nigeria

“The crisis continues to displace thousands of vulnerable women, children and men every week. Many have gone through unspeakable hardship and the UN and its partners remain committed to help alleviate their suffering,” said Edward Kallon, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria. Set up through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF), the assistance includes $2 million […]