Nigeria news today headlines update Tuesday 19th February 2019

Nigeria news today headlines update Tuesday 19th February 2019

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target=_blank>Livni Warns Over Peace, Democracy As She Quits Israeli Politics

One of Israel’s most prominent dovish politicians, former foreign minister Tzipi Livni on Monday said she was leaving politics and warned “democracy is in danger”. A former peace negotiator with the Palestinians, Livni won recognition abroad for her part in U.S.-brokered talks that aimed to end the decades-old conflict and which collapsed in 2014. However,
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target=_blank>UK Wants Tougher Rules For Facebook

  British lawmakers issued a scathing report  that calls for tougher rules on Facebook to keep it from acting like “digital gangsters” and intentionally violating data privacy and competition laws. The report on fake news and disinformation on social media sites followed an 18-month investigation by Parliament’s influential media committee. The committee recommended that social
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target=_blank>Marco Rubio At Venezuela Border Warns Troops Against Blocking Aid

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio visited a border staging point for U.S. aid to Venezuela on Sunday and warned soldiers loyal to socialist President Nicolas Maduro that it will be a “crime against humanity” if they block entry of the goods that are being channeled through Maduro’s rivals. An enthusiastic throng of Venezuelan migrants, some chanting
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target=_blank>Put Election Postponement Behind You, Go Out And Vote – NLC

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has joined other Nigerians in expressing shock over the last minute postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections that were scheduled to hold on Saturday, February 16, 2019. As contained in the statement made by the President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba,  the congress stated that it shared in
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target=_blank>Revenue Leak: Online Crude Oil Cracking To The Rescue?

LAGOS-Last week, the Federal Government commenced aggressive moves against rampant crude oil theft and attendant revenue losses following the unveiling computerised crude oil and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tracking, automatic downstream system and other automation initiatives by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu. Speaking in Lagos during a ministerial briefing on
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target=_blank>BADEA, Sterling Bank Sign $65m Loan Deal

The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) has extended $65 million (about N23.4 billion) credit facilities to Sterling Bank Plc of Nigeria. The facilities were granted through two loan agreements signed on Monday in Cairo, Egypt. H.E. Dr. Sidi Ould TAH, Director General of BADEA, signed on behalf of BADEA while Mr. Yemi
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target=_blank>Shell’s Move On Bonga Will Boost Nigeria’s Deepwater Oil Sector – Report

LAGOS-Cao Chai, an upstream oil and gas analyst at GlobalData, a data and analytics company, said that Shell’s move on Bonga South West-Aparo (BSWA) is a major boost for Nigeria’s deepwater oil sector Her views followed the news, published on 13 February, that the Royal Dutch Shell and its partners are now set to begin
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target=_blank>‘Dearth Of Skills Responsible For Unemployment’

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has blamed the rising unemployment rate on the lack of requisite skills among youths. Mr. Joseph Ari, the Director-General said there were many job vacancies that were waiting for skilled manpower. It would be recalled that reports from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), have, over the years, indicated a
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target=_blank>Polaris Bank Deepens Financial Inclusion In Niger State

Polaris Bank has entered into a strategic partnership with the Niger State Government by ensuring participants in the supply value chain of the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) can open bank accounts with less hassle. Managing Director, Polaris Bank, Tokunbo Abiru, said the decision to partner with the state government aligned with the Federal
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Diesel Price Increased By 1.59% In January – NBS

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that the price of diesel increased to N225.09 in January from N219.54 recorded in December 2018. It said the average price paid by consumers for diesel increased by 1.59 per cent month-on-month and 5.27 per cent Year-on-Year. The bureau named states with the highest average price of […]
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