Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg urged India Monday to approve a controversial plan that would provide a free Internet service to the poor, his latest bid amid an escalating row with authorities.
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Investors and members of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) in the agricultural sector have called on the new honourable Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe, to help in the reversal of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) forex policy that included one of their most important raw materials; Crude Palm Oil (CPO) on the â€˜not valid for forexâ€™ list.
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The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, said the nationâ€™s refineries had been repositioned to produce not less than 10 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, per day.
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The regulators in the Nigerian capital market in the year 2015 focused on reforming the sector to rekindle investor confidence, which was eroded during the financial global meltdown in 2008/2009. The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC and Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE have been the major driver of this reform through regulations and enforcement , strengthening market institutions, promoting corporate governance, supporting innovative technology and prioritising cooperation both domestically
At the backdrop of expected significant drop in revenue accruable to the three tires of government from the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee, FAAC, state governments may need fresh bailout arrangements as none of them have indicated plans to rejig budgets in line with the merging fiscal realities.
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Lovers of art, art collectors, promoters were treated to a special form of art as Omenka Gallery opened its last exhibition for the year tagged Status and Time, a joint exhibition of recent works by leading London-based designers Yinka Ilori and Jade Folawiyo. The ongoing exhibition which is supported by the British Council, featured an installation of palm oil kegs, as well as a collection of intricate wall clocks referencing thought-provoking quotes on the theme of time and change. The exhibition
At least 14 people were killed and dozens wounded in large bomb blasts Monday in the central Syrian city of Homs, state media reported.
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The Nigerian Military has refuted reports that Boko Haram insurgents attacked outskirts of Maiduguri, capital of Borno state.
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Boko Haram jihadists attacked a key city in Borno on Sunday evening, residents told AFP, the second assault in days as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's deadline to eradicate the militants is set to expire.
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