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$7.5billion needed to expand electricity transmission by 2019-TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says its on-going five year expansion programme, designed at expanding electricity transmission capacity to 11,500 Mega Watts(MW) by...

Nigeria seeks IDB’s support to rebuild North-East

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has called on the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to support Nigeria in rebuilding the North Eastern part...

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Two French aid workers killed in Madagascar

“Two French people working for an environmental organisation in Madagascar have been killed”, authorities said. The French foreign ministry, in a statement late on Sunday,...

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Rio Olympics ends as flag goes to Tokyo

The Rio Olympics ended on Sunday with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, ushering in the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo. The colourful ceremony, lasting...

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$7.5billion needed to expand electricity transmission by 2019-TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says its on-going five year expansion programme, designed at...

Nigeria seeks IDB’s support to rebuild North-East

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has called on the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)...

Rio Olympics ends as flag goes to Tokyo

The Rio Olympics ended on Sunday with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, ushering in the...

Nigeria to hosts 2016 African Economic Conference

The 2016 African Economic Conference (AEC) has been scheduled to take place from December 5...

Golden Eaglets crash in Niamey

Nigeria will not defend her FIFA World Under-17 title after crashing out of the African...