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Nigeria declares June 12 public holiday

The Federal Government on Monday declared Wednesday, June 12, as a public holiday, to commemorate the nation’s National Democracy Day. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by Mohammed Manga, Director Press & Public Relations, of …

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Obasanjo says Private sector key to economy’s development, commissions BATN headquarters

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said private sector participation is key to the economic development of Nigeria despite the ongoing economic challenges facing the country.Obasanjo said the growth of the economy  is highly dependent on the private sector and for there to be proliferation of local industries that …

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Nigeria recovers $100m looted fund from Switzerland

The Federal Government disclosed, yesterday, it has recovered $100 million looted funds from Switzerland. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Oyeama stated this at the inaugural ceremony of the 22nd regular course of Foreign Service Academy in Abuja. Oyeama said:  “Nigeria recently recovered a huge amount of money from the government …

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