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Nigeria and Benin strengthen security along common border

Benin President called for an intensification of measures to completely wipe out crime along the shared border Worried by the increasing threats to security along the shared part of their borders, Nigeria and Benin Republic have putmeasures in place to re-strategise security operations, in a bidto make travelling safer for citizens of both countries. President […]


Removal of fuel subsidy’ll set Nigeria on fire -SSANU

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has described the plan by the Federal Government to remove fuel subsidy on fuel as not only scandalous, but an attempt to set the country on fire. The University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State chapter’s chairman, Abdussobur Olayiwola Salaam addressing journalists, canvassed a mass action to protest […]

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Nigeria: Implementation, problem with Nigeria’s economy – Okonjo-Iweala

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has expressed optimism that Nigeria’s economic pro-blems will be solved, noting that the problem with the economy was not potentials but implemen-tation. She also called on all stakeholders to support efforts geared towards reviewing the economy. Iweala, who said this yesterday in Lagos at the 15th anniversary of Hallmarks […]


Finland to Host Meeting on Nuke-Free Mideast

The United Nations, U.S., Russia and Britain announced the first steps Friday to convening what is certain to be a controversial conference in 2012 on turning the Middle East into a zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction. A joint statement, issued by the United Nations, said Finland will host the […]

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European Parliament supports Bulgaria, Romania’s Schengen accession

European Parliament (EP) members on Thursday (October 13th) approved a resolution urging all EU member states to allow Bulgaria and Romania to join the so-called Schengen border check-free area. The call came despite fierce opposition to the bids from the Netherlands and Finland. “Romania and Bulgaria have fulfilled all the criteria for successful conclusion of […]