Author Archives: The Citizen

NBS wins Best Public Sector Website award

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has emerged the winner of the Best Public Sector website for the year 2016 and 2017. According to the ...

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Fidelity Bank disburses N2.2bn MSME fund

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo yesterday said the bank had disbursed about N2.2 billion out of the Central ...

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Sunshine Stars unveil Eguavoen, Shorunmu as coaches

Former Super Eagles defender Augustine Eguavoen was on Tuesday unveiled as the new coach of  Sunshine Stars. Eguavoen  was unveiled alongside his  former Eagles’ teammate   Ike ...

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Sahara Group boss, Tonye Cole, wins Lifetime Achievement Award for Africa Energy

The Oil and Gas Council has announced the winner of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award as Mr Tonye Cole, Executive Director/Founder of the Sahara Group. ...

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Re-award mining leases to us – Ugwuanyi tells FG

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has appealed to the Federal Government to consider revoking all the dormant licences or leases to the mining fields ...

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U.S Judge blocks Trump’s new executive order

A San Francisco  judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities for immigrants. The ...

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Sanusi and challenges of development in the North – Punch

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has been speaking blunt truth to power, telling the Northern Nigerian elite to take full responsibility for the ...

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Death row – The Nation

Lagos State wades into the fate of Reverend King It would appear that things are happening on death row; condemned convicts are beginning to imagine ...

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Lessons of Abuja airport closure – Daily Trust

Thousands of Nigerian and foreign air travellers heaved a sigh of relief last week when the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja resumed normal operations after ...

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BREAKING: Court grants Patience Jonathan unrestricted access to $5.9m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday withdrew its application seeking to stay the execution of a court order which unfroze the Skye Bank account of the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience with a balance of $5.9m ...

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