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Nigeria: 58 Years of What? (3)

On the contrary, historical events and processes possess uniqueness which marks them as much the product of the past and of particular places, as they are sufficiently differentiated from their antecedents. Such uniqueness of history provides both the basis from a break from either the past or from events of other places, as well as the basis of a completely new future history. The decisiveness of the unique nature and character of historical events and processes provides the basis for the differentiation in history.
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Atiku promises 40 percent women, youth inclusion in his government

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Nigeria’s former vice-president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has promised that not less than 40% of his cabinet will be made of Nigerian youths and women if elected president in the 2019 general elections. Atiku, who is contesting the office of the Nigerian president for the fourth time, hopes […] …

Delta governor Okowa presents N367 billion 2019 budget to State Assembly

Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Wednesday presented a budget estimate of N367, 095,083,451 billion for the 2019 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly. The budget christened “Budget of Sustainable Growth” has infrastructural development and education on its priority list. Okowa said N79.6 billion is earmarked for road infrastructure and N26.8 billion for […] …

Senate urges CBN to suspend ATM card maintenance charges

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The Nigerian Senate Wednesday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) maintenance charges being deducted from customers account pending the outcome of the investigation by its committees. The Red chamber also mandated commercial banks in the country to immediately configure their ATMs to ensure N40,000 per withdrawal, instead […] …

Chaos in Senate as Saraki shuns Akpabio

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Nigeria’s Senate was thrown into chaos during the plenary on Wednesday as the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, shunned the former minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, when he wanted to contribute to a point of order raised by Senator Bassey Akpan. Saraki said he ignored Akpabio’s because he was not sitting in the appropriate seat. While Saraki […] …

Atiku: My policy document is ready… 40% of my cabinet will be women, youths

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says 40 percent of his cabinet will be made up of women and youths. The former vice-president said his
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Buhari’s Executive Order important in rooting out corruption says British Envoy

A Britain High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, says the implementation of the Executive Order (6) by the Nigerian Government is important for rooting out corruption in the country. Buhari on July 5, 2018, issued the Presidential Executive Order which empowers the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) to take steps, in liaison with relevant […] …

NNPC denies $3.5 billion subsidy fund claims

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has denied claims that it has in its custody 3.5 billion dollars Subsidy fund. The Senate had on Tuesday resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate $3.5bn Subsidy Recovery Fund allegedly created by the NNPC and solely managed by its Group Managing Director Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu […] …

Lagosians need freedom from the leadership of one man – Jimi Agbaje

The Lagos state governorship candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Jimi Agbaje, said Lagosians are tired of being led by one man. Though the Centre of Excellence has had three governors since 1999, the PDP candidate believes that the state is under the control of an individual. Agbaje, who has contested for the governorship […] …

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