Category: Right now

Lawan: Timely budget passage has improved implementation of 2020 budget

Segun Olaniyi President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the early consideration and passage of the 2020 budget which  returned the country’s budget cycle to January – December,…

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Senate confirms Chukwu as INEC REC

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Dr. Chukwuemeka Chukwu as Resident Electoral Commissioner representing Abia State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The confirmation of the nominee followed consideration of…

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Senate to investigate gas tanker explosions

The Senate has directed its Committees on Petroleum Downstream, Gas Resources to investigate the remote and immediate causes of gas tanker explosions in parts of the country, with a view…

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Ogbonnaya Onu to headline 4th Nanotechnology conference by Lautech Nano+ group

The minister of science and technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, will on Tuesday 27 October address the plenary session of the 4th annual workshop/conference on nanotechnology at the Ladoke Akintola University of…

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During heated exchange, Nancy Pelosi tells CNN’s Wolf Blitzer he’s ‘an apologist’ for the GOP

During a contentious interview on Tuesday afternoon, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) repeatedly told CNN's Wolf Blitzer he had "no idea" what he was talking about regarding negotiations for a…

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China Is Buying Up Record Chunks of Japan’s Debt Mountain

China went on a record-buying spree of Japanese bonds over the summer months, snapping up $20.9 billion of the low-yielding debt to spur talk that it’s diversifying reserves. The 2.2…

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China Is Loading Up a Five-Year Warning Shot to the U.S.

Investors are rooting for industrial companies, but China’s 14th five-year plan could bring a lot more stress to a post-Covid-19 global economy attempting a recovery. The world should watch carefully…

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We’re researching on pollution control in Nigeria, says Minister

  From Adeniyi Ajayi, Abuja The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that the ministry is carrying out research on appropriate technologies and effective data collection…

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ROYAL LOCKDOWN: Countess of Wessex self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus

THE Countess of Wessex is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus. Sophie, 55, came into contact with the person earlier this week - who…

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How Okonjo-Iweala, Myung-hee Made Final Stage

he World Trade Organisation (WTO) yesterday explained that Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Republic of Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee qualified for the final stage in its selection process for its…

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