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NASENI launches new smartphone, solar, other products

From Bolanle Ridwan, Abuja The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has launched a range of electrical and electronic products into the market to enhance the quality of life for Nigerians. Olusegun Ayeoyenikan, NASENI’s Director of Information, said in a statement, emailed to TheNewsZenith on Monday, that the agency launch the products on […]

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Workers’ Day: Tinubu promises better days ahead

From Our Correspondent As Nigerians celebrate May Day, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has promised workers better days ahead, saying “days of worrying are over”. Tinubu appealed to trade unions to keep using the power of labour movement for the greater good of the nation. And to foster harmony and cooperation. TheNewsZenith reports that Vice-President Kashim […]

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NIDCOM, FMBN fine-tune partnership on diaspora mortgage

From Abdulfatah Babatunde  The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) and the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) have agreed to set the ball rolling for the diaspora mortgage scheme to begin operation within the next three months. Both government agencies reached this consensus when the Managing Director of the FMBN visited the NIDCOM office in […]

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Atiku shouldn’t pontificate on corruption – Democratic Front

From Our Correspondent With the plethora of unresolved corruption allegations hanging on his neck, the Democratic Front (TDF) has asked former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, not to raise accusations of corruption on others. TDF made this observation in a statement signed by its Chairman Danjuma Mohammed and Secretary Wale Adedayo and emailed to TheNewszenith on […]

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Lagos-Calabar highway: IMPI tackles Atiku

From Our Correspondent ……IMPI insists FG on track with Hitech The Independent Media and Policy Initiative (IMPI) says there are enough proof to support the Federal Government’s choice of HiTECH to construct the Lagos-Calabar coastal highway. IMPI Chairman, Niyi Akinsoji, made this assertion in a statement, on Wednesday, in Abuja. The group debunked former Vice […]

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Cote d’Ivoire to raise cocoa farmgate price by 50%

Cote d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara will increase the official cocoa farmgate price to 1,500 CFA francs ($2.47) per kilogramme from next Tuesday from the current 1,000 CFA, sources at five different export companies said. The sources, who requested anonymity, said they were citing a decision at a government meeting on Saturday. Earlier, Ouattara had validated […]

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India objects to U.S. remarks on Kejriwal’s arrest

The India Government, on Wednesday, strongly objected to U.S. remarks on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s arrest. “We take strong objection to the remarks of the spokesperson of the U.S. State Department about certain legal proceedings in India,” India’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. “In diplomacy, states are to respect the sovereignty and internal […]

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African Diaspora, catalyst for continental development

From Our Correspondent For Africa to experience socio-economic resurgence, prosperity and development, the onus lies with Africans at home and more importantly its Diaspora. Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, stated this when she received a Zimbabwean in Abuja. TheNewsZenith reports that the delegation led by its High Commissioner to Nigeria, […]

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ANSG rescues 6 pregnant teenagers from ‘baby-making factory’

From Our Correspondent Anambra State Government, in collaboration with security operatives, on Wednesday, rescued six pregnant teenagers from ‘a baby-making factory’ at Umunya in Oyi Local Government of the state. Dr Afam Obidike, the state Commissioner for Health, told journalists that the baby factory, where babies were being sold was named: “Mother and Child Hospital […]

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CBN releases $500m to clear more verified Forex liabilities

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has released 500 million dollars to various sectors in its determination to address the backlog of verified foreign exchange transactions. Mrs Hakama Sidi-Ali, CBN’s Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, said this in a a statement on Monday in Abuja. According to Sidi-Ali, this comes barely a week […]

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