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By Daniel Adaji The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) has trained about 20 journalists on how to conduct effective investigative journalism, using data obtained from open sources. The three-day in-person training took place in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. It was conducted on April 4 to 6, 2023. The participants were drawn […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji Hajia Bintu Ali, a 53-year-old woman and her three children moved into the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Area I, Abuja about four years ago. They fled from Goza, a community in Borno State, North-East Nigeria, where she had lost three of her six children to deadly Boko Haram attacks. While […]Continue Reading
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Kaduna residents have turned to petrol filling stations for salvation in their desperate search for cash to satisfy their pressing needs, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). This development is sequel to scarcity of cash in Automated Teller Machines (ATM) of most banks in the metropolis, just as PoS operators have closed shop for […]Continue Reading
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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says a cashless policy, when effectively operated in Nigeria, can help stem the surge of illicit election financing by making it possible to track funds. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the vice president received a delegation of the EU Election Observation Mission led by […]Continue Reading
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INAUGURATES RICE MILL; BESTAF LUBRICANT PLANT FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND IN WEST AFRICA CHINESE AMBASSADOR: LEKKI DEEP SEA PROOF INVESTMENT CLIMATE IN NIGERIA CAN BE TRUSTED By Daniel Adaji President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday officially inaugurated the Lekki Deep Sea Port located in Itoke village, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, observing the offloading from CMA CGM Mozart at the Quay. This Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has announced that it collected over N10 trillion in tax revenue in the year 2022, the highest tax collection ever recorded in its history.   The Service made this known in its “FIRS 2022 Performance Update,” report signed by its Executive Chairman, Mr. Muhammad Nami, and […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji On the average, the number of youths with PVCs is 40 million, a figure that is higher than the number of votes cast in any of the presidential elections since 1999.   If the majority of Nigerian youths who are registered voters would march to their polling units to cast their votes […]Continue Reading
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  By OLUSEGUN OBASANJO Dear Compatriots and Friends, Happy New Year! May all our national calamities disappear this year. I am constrained to write this letter to all Nigerians especially young Nigerians, friends of Nigeria globally as well as our development partners because of the gravity, responsibility and implications of the collective decision Nigerians, both Continue Reading
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By Stanley Achonu The 2023 elections loom, with politicians making campaign promises that offer hope. Yet, poverty – probably the biggest threat to Nigerians today – has gone unaddressed. In October, the World Bank released its “Poverty and Shared Prosperity” report[1] outlining progress in the global fight against extreme poverty. According to the report, the Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji The attention of the Nigerian Fact-Checkers Coalition (NFC) has been drawn to a disturbing false claim attributed to our team of fact-checkers. The bogus fact-check card, now going viral on social media, had passed a verdict that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, “inherited great real […]Continue Reading