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Nigeria’s constitutional review and Gender equality

A political group based in Abuja, Nigeria- the African Renaiassance Party (ARP) has advocated for the amendment of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to ensure  equal representation of both ...

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Nigeria News: Nigeria does not know the volume of Oil it produces

Chairperson of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Professor Assisi Asobie, has revealed that the Nigeria does not know the exact volume of crude oil produced from its oil ...

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Local Government elections holds in Nigeria

Local Government elections are holding today in Ekiti State, South West Nigeria to elect 54 Local Government Chairmen and 411 Councillors. Elections will hold in 2195 polling booths between the hours ...

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Water and Sanitation conference: call for abstracts

The World Water Week is calling for the submission of abstracts. Deadline is Feb. 1, 2009         The First Announcement for the 2009 World Water Week in Stockholm, ...

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Nigeria’s energy crisis

Nigeria losses N1b daily to energy crisis, spends N365b annually on diesel Nigeria is losing N1billion naira daily due to energy outages in the power sector, and needs an investment of ...

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Nigeria senates passes Appropriation Bill

The Nigerian Senate this afternoon passed the 2009 Appropriation Bill after the third reading. The highlights of the Bill are as follow: Capital expenditure: N897 billion Debt servicing:        N283 billion Works ...

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EU supports water scheme rehabilitation in Nigeria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 COMMISSIONING OF WATER SUPPLY SCHEME IN ANAMBRA STATE 70,000 PEOPLE TO BENEFIT FROM CLEAN WATER SUPPLY     The rehabilitation of the water supply scheme of Amawbia ...

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Wole Soyinka, two others to receive Nigeria national honours

Babatope Babalobi Much awaited National Honours is coming on the way of Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, as he is to be conferred with one of Nigeria’s highest national academic ...

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Bill to develop Lagos infrastructural facilities before House of Assembly

Babatope Babalobi Lagos, one of the fastest growing cities in the world, and the commercial capital of Nigeria, is set to witness an upgrade of its infrastructures such roads, public ...

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Corruption in Nigeria: causes and solutions

Report of a Workshop for Civil Society Organisations involved in the fight against Corruption, organised by Zero Corruption Coalition, (ZCC) Lagos, December 11-12, 2008                                                                           By Babatope Babalobi The World ...

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