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PDP opposes plans by Buhari to borrow $29.960b

The attention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been drawn to letters submitted by the Federal Government of Nigeria to the National Assembly seeking approval for an external borrowing of $29.960b, and movement of N180b appropriated for special intervention to funding of ‘critical recurrent and capital items’.

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Kachikwu negotiates $15b advance payment for crude oil deal with India

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, on Monday in India, negotiated a USD 15 billion investment with terms to be agreed, where the Indian Government would make an upfront payment for Crude purchase to Nigeria, to be repaid on the basis of firm Term Crude Contracts over some years and in consideration for Indian public …

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Finance Minister accuses western powers of blocking Nigeria’s effort to generate power from coal

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has accused western powers of being a stumbling block to Nigeria’s plan to improve power output through the use of coal. Adeosun said this on Wednesday in Washington during a discussion on the importance of addressing infrastructure gaps in developing countries at the World Bank, International Monetary Fund General Meetings.

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Militants blow up another pipeline in Delta

UGHELLI-A militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, in the early hours of Tuesday, blew up the Afiesere-Iwhrenene major delivery line to UPS/UQCC, operated by Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NDPC/Shorelines Petroleum in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The attack confirmed by a leader of the group, self-styled Gen. Aldo Agbalaja, came as the Niger Delta Avengers, …

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WorldRemit commends Restoration of Money Transfers to Nigeria

—–Nigerian diaspora to benefit from increased competition in remittance market WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com/en/Nigeria), the leading digital remittance service, commends the restoration of money transfers to Nigeria, following the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to approve WorldRemit and ten other international money transfer operators (IMTOs).

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