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Auto Policy Hits Importers, Customs Revenue

Coordinating  Minister of the Economy and  Finance  MInister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Leads to rising prices of vehicles The current auto policy which aims to promote manufacturing of vehicles in Nigeria has taken a toll on the auto market with a fall in importation and customs revenue, writes Francis Ugwoke As the federal government appears to…

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Court Strikes Out PDP’s Suit Seeking to Remove Amaechi, Kwankwaso, Others

By Tobi Soniyi A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday struck out the suit filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), seeking to remove four governors who defected from the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Gabriel Kolawole, in a ruling that lasted about two hours, held that the suit’s originating processes were…

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Committee Reccomends Measures to Crash Air Fares, Multiple Charges by Airlines

By Dele Ogbod The Minister of Aviation, Mr. Osita Chidoka has hinted that passengers’ air fare charges may be reviewed downward, following the recommendation of a committee on aeronautical fare disparities, which submitted its report yesterday. Chidoka spoke in Abuja, while receiving the report from the committee set up a month ago to review all…

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Electoral Panel, Imo Politicians Insist Ihedioha’s Emergence Transparent

The electoral panel for the Imo guber primaries and stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State have insisted that the emergence of Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as the PDP governorship candidate for Imo State was not only transparent but also peaceful. Affirming the result of the primaries, chairman of the electoral panel, Hon.…

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PDP, APC Trade Words over Presidential Candidates

Governorship candidate of PDP in Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike •   Wike: Rivers will play key role in Jonathan’s re-election Ernest Chinwo in  Port Harcourt The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State has said the emergence of Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as the presidential candidate of the party was a spur for the overall…

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Atiku concedes defeat, Congratulates the Chief sponsor of Boko Haram Muhammadu Buhari

Says he’s committed to success of APC in 2015 pollsBy Soni Daniel Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Gen. Muhammadu Buhari for emerging victorious in the keenly contested presidential primary election of All Progressives Congress (APC). Atiku in a concession statement by his media office in Lagos Thursday said that Gen. Muhammadu Buhari ran…

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2015 Presidency:Nigeria is set for Break up as the battle line is drawn between Buhari B/H Sponsor Vs clueless Jonathan

By Dapo Akinrefon, Gbenga Oke, Levinus Nwabughiogu & Monsur Olowoopejo LAGOS—WITH 3,430 votes, former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), yesterday, trounced his four opponents to emerge the 2015 presidential candidate of the main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). His main challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, a former vice-president, got 954 votes to come third…

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Falling Oil Price Could Breed Political Instability – Experts

Analysts have continued to predict hard times for countries like Nigeria whose foreign exchange income is largely dependent on oil export. They fear that the steady decline in prices of crude oil poses great danger for them. According to The New York Times, the price of crude oil continued to collapse on Monday, plunging to…

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Book Launch: Niger-Delta Amnesty Influenced Boko Haram – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday stated that Niger Delta amnesty programme influenced insurgency in the north east, describing the programme is a failure. Obasanjo also stated that Jonathan’s administration’s approach to curbing the activities of the militants “had taken the form of throwing money at the problem, particularly stuffing the pockets and bank of the…