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World bank to revise Poverty Line

The World Bank has said it will revise the global poverty line from $1.90 to $2.15 due to increases in the costs of living across the world. According to the bank, the real value of $2.15 in 2017 prices is the same as what $1.90 was in 2011 prices. Over the years, the World Bank has revised the international poverty line from $1 a day in 1985 to $1.08 with […]

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PDP adjusts timetable for 2023 elections

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has adjusted its timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 general elections. A statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, revealed that after thorough consideration of various concerns, the party extended the closing dates to Friday, April 22, 2022. According to the statement, the last day for the submission of already completed Forms has also been extended to Monday, April 25. It […]

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Buhari reacts to death of Air Force officers in Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the tragic death of two officers in a Nigerian Air Force plane crash in Kaduna state. This was contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, urged the Air Force to continue its investigations, and publish the recommendations of the reports of past investigations into air accidents. The statement called for more safety measures to forestall tragic […]

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Presidency Says Boko Haram has no Religious Undertone

The Presidency has revealed that Boko Haram insurgency has neither religious nor ethnic undertone. A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, noted that it had become clear to the people that Boko Haram was a perversion of religion, rather than Islamic ideology. The statement stated that religion and ethnicity are out of it, adding that some people have made it a […]

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PDP Calls for Inquiry into Military Plane Crashes

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called for an independent judicial enquiry into the spate of military plane crashes in the country. The party in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, alleged a possible security compromise which is leading to unexplained military plane crashes. The statement noted that the demand for inquiry is consistent with the demands by Nigerians who have lost faith in the ability […]

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US imposes sanction on Russian commercial bank

The United States has imposed sanction on a Russian commercial bank and a virtual currency mining company. A statement issued by the US Department of Treasury said it put sanctions on Russian commercial bank whose representatives have suggested options to evade international sanctions. The statement noted that Washington targeted a global network of more than 40 people and entities, including organizations whose primary mission is to facilitate sanctions evasion for Russian entities. It […]

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IGP calls for improved security around schools

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered all Commissioners of Police, Tactical Commanders and their supervising Assistant Inspectors-General of Police, to boost security around schools and colleges. Baba gave the order in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi. The statement noted that the order followed a review of the security of schools and colleges as a result of some isolated incidences reported in some […]

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Buhari warns APC leaders against imposition of candidates

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, against imposing unpopular candidates. President Buhari, gave the warning at the 11th meeting of the National Executive Committee of the party, in Abuja. He called on all party members to abide by all extant laws, rules, and regulations of the party. This comes as the party reached agreements on the form it would use to select a presidential […]

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Imo PDP accuses Uzodinma of politicizing insecurity

Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the state governor, Hope Uzodinma, of politicizing insecurity in the state. A statement issued the party's spokesperson, Emenike Nmeregini, criticized the governor’s speech on Easter Sunday. The statement called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order an immediate investigation of Governor Uzodinma’s latest outbursts and threats against innocent citizens of the state.

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