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Chinese investment in Nigeria balloons to nearly $2bn with over 40 firms present

 

Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:48

Chinese investment in Nigeria balloons to nearly bn with over 40 firms present

CHINESE investment in Nigeria has soared to a total sum of $1.79bn as the increasing arrival of companies has boosted the number of investors to 40 making the Asian giant one of the country's biggest economic partners.

   

Acting mayor of Lambeth to receive Senator Oluremi Tinubu tomorrow in Brixton

 

Thursday, 03 April 2014 09:19

Acting mayor of Lambeth to receive Senator Oluremi Tinubu tomorrow in Brixton

ACTING mayor of Lambeth Councillor Adedamola Aminu will receive a delegation of visiting Nigerian politicians led by Senator Oluremi Tinubu at the Town Hall in Brixton tomorrow Friday April 4 at 4pm.

   

EFCC agents question former aviation minister Stella Oduah over bullet-proof BMWs

 

Thursday, 03 April 2014 08:56

EFCC agents question former aviation minister Stella Oduah over bullet-proof BMWs

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials grilled former aviation minister Stella Oduah for five hours yesterday over her role in the purchase of two bullet-proof BMW cars said to have been purchased at inflated prices.

   

Switzerland deported 544 Nigerians "voluntarily" last year under repatriation pact

 

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 12:28

Switzerland deported 544 Nigerians

OVER 500 Nigerians have voluntarily returned to the country from Switzerland over the last year following the introduction of a Voluntary Return and Reintegration Programme (VRRP) aimed at ridding the country of foreigners.

   

Well-heeled Nigerians poised to purchase 12 new private jets this year and 70 by 2019

 

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 11:53

Well-heeled Nigerians poised to purchase 12 new private jets this year and 70 by 2019

AFFLUENT Nigerians are poised to purchase 12 brand new private jets over the course of this year as the incessant growth of the personalised aviation sector looks set to result in 70 planes being delivered over the next five years.

   

Confab Christian delegates call for Ecclesiastical Courts to counter-balance Sharia ones

 

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 10:44

Confab Christian delegates call for Ecclesiastical Courts to counter-balance Sharia ones

DELEGATES at Nigeria's ongoing National Conference have clashed over the role of religion in the country's future with Christian representatives calling for the establishment of Ecclesiastical courts to counter-balance the presence of Sharia ones.

   

Rotherhithe's Bacon Community Centre woos Nigerian guests to its hall

 

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 09:48

Rotherhithe's Bacon Community Centre woos Nigerian guests to its hall

SOUTHEAST London's Bacon Community Centre is hoping to attract more Nigerian events to its recently-refurbished 300-capacity hall in Rotherhithe by opening its doors to church functions and weddings.

   

Court sentences Idaho man to 25 years for attempted assassination of Obama

 

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 09:27

Court sentences Idaho man to 25 years for attempted assassination of Obama

A WASHINGTON federal court has sentenced an Idaho man who admitted carrying out an assassination attempt on President Barack Obama to 25 years in prison after he was found guilty of shooting at the White House.

   

Bauchi Sharia court frees two men arraigned on gay charges for lack of evidence

 

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 08:49

Bauchi Sharia court frees two men arraigned on gay charges for lack of evidence

TWO men have been cleared of being gay and set free by a Sharia court in Bauchi after the judge ruled that the prosecution have failed to provide sufficient evidence to prove their guilt beyond reasonable doubt.

   

Nigeria refuses to sign Ecowas free trade pact with EU over unfettered access fears

 

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 15:17

Nigeria refuses to sign Ecowas free trade pact with EU over unfettered access fears

TRADE and industry minister Olusegun Aganga has revealed that Nigeria refused to sign a trade liberalisation agreement between the European Union (EU) and the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) because it would offer unfettered access to her markets.

   

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