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Nigeria’s Revenue Falls To 5 Year Low
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Nigeria’s Revenue Falls To 5 Year Low

Just when you think things are getting better for Nigeria, realities are showing otherwise. The official figure released by the government shows that the country’s revenue dropped to its lowest in five years. Nigeria’s 36 states and the federal government shared a paltry NGN 299 billion (USD 1.5 billion) in […]

What Nigeria’s IGR Data Is Saying
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What Nigeria’s IGR Data Is Saying

Last Friday, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, released the 2015 internally generated revenue, IGR, figures. The data speaks volume about Nigeria’s economic state and the health states within the system. In total, Nigerian states generated NGN 682 billion in 2015 compared to NGN  707 billion in 2014 representing -3% drop […]

How Republicans Incubated The Toxic Trump Brand
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How Republicans Incubated The Toxic Trump Brand

Mary Shelly, in her book, Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus tells the story of a young science student Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. At university, Victor excels at chemistry and other sciences, soon developing a secret technique to impart life to non-living matter, which […]

What Doha Oil Talks Hold For Nigeria
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What Doha Oil Talks Hold For Nigeria

Nigeria’s economic future has been dangling in the balance for long. Its current outlook, occasioned by the commodity slump especially in crude oil prices has made its condition even gloomier. Since resuming office in May last year, President Mohammadu Buhari, has been in a nomadic mode seemingly trying to make […]

Lagos Plans Another Pedestrian Bridge in Ojota
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Lagos Plans Another Pedestrian Bridge in Ojota

The Lagos State Government, south west Nigeria, will be constructing an additional footbridge at Ojota bus-stop on Ikorodu Road. The foot bridge will complement the existing one which has now being overstretched by human traffic. The state’s commissioner for Information, Steve Ayorinde, said the decision to build the bridge is to […]

Lagos Prepares To Sign MoU For 4th Mainland Bridge
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Lagos Prepares To Sign MoU For 4th Mainland Bridge

Lagos, Africa’s 5th largest economy and Nigeria’s economic capital is preparing to sign a major memorandum of understanding, MoU, for the construction of the Fourth Mainland Bridge. For so long, the Fourth Mainland Bridge has been a dream of many Lagosians. Local politicians in the state have over the years […]