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Agency Report June 22,2017 The UK has deployed officers from the Royal Air Force, RAF, Force Protection (FP) Wing from RAF Lossiemouth to Nigeria to train the Nigerian Air Force Regiment for six weeks. The Royal Air Force is the UK’s...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Agency Report June 22,2017 The Federal Government says it is targeting about $8 billion as annual foreign exchange from the exportation of yams to other countries if its yam export programme succeeds. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

June 22, 2017Agency Report The 23rd Cost of Living Survey carried out by Mercer, the world’s largest human resource consulting firm, found that African, Asian, and European cities dominated the 2017 list of most expensive locations...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Agency Report Thurs 22,2017 The Federal Government on Wednesday directed truck drivers blocking roads in Apapa to vacate within seven days to enable the reconstruction work on Wharf Road to start. The government also ordered telecommunication...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

LAGOS, June 22 (Reuters) – Nigerian shares extended falls for the second day as sentiment started to weaken amid the possibility that index provider MSCI will downgrade Nigeria later in the year. The main index shed 2.05 percent...

Lens-Thursday 22,2017-3:11 PM Etisalat Nigeria had already repaid $500 million of $1.2 billion in loans owed to banks before it defaulted in February due to a currency devaluation, a senior executive told Reuters on Thursday. Talks between...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

LENSNG-Thursday 22,2017 2:39PM Nigeria sold a five, 10- and 20-year debt at a flat rate of 16.19 percent at an auction on Wednesday to curtail borrowing costs as inflation declines, traders said on Thursday. The Debt Management Office...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Thursday 22,2017 5:55 AM The United States pushed China during high-level security talks on Wednesday to step up diplomatic and economic pressure to rein in the Kim Jong Un regime in North Korea, but defense analysts said Washington may...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

June 22,2017 Lensng-5:51 AM A recent survey found that Chinese economists are optimistic about the country’s economic future. They predict China’s economic growth for this year at 6.6 percent, which would mean China’s economic aggregate...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Agency Report 22,2017 The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday said Nigeria would remain a united country. Speaking at a meeting with the 36 state governors in Abuja, Mr. Osinbajo told the governors that they “must ensure the...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017