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Youth Delegates Call for Meaningful Work, Inclusion in Decision-Making, as Third Committee Concludes Debate on Social Development

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) concluded its debate on social development today, with youth delegates demanding greater access to education and job opportunities, as well as a voice in decisions that will help them overcome ent…

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UK economy likely to face heightened risk of recession

The UK’s economy may have tipped into recession following a downturn in the dominant service sector, according to closely watched figures.The IHS Markit/CPS purchasing mangers’ index for services fell to a six-month low of 49.5 in September. The 50 lev…

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Fuel scarcity looms in Akwa Ibom and Cross River

Akwa Ibom and Cross River States may face fuel scarcity due to the decision by the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association, IPMAN, Calabar Depot, to shut down all petrol stations.The Association arrived at the decision sequel to a series of meeting…

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Just in: Buhari to present 2020 budget Oct. 8

President, Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, Oct. 8 present the 2020 budget to the joint session of the National Assembly. President of the senate,Dr. Ahmad Lawan disclosed this, on Thursday in Abuja . He read a letter from Buhari to the lawmakers on t…

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FMBN disburses N226.3bn through National Housing Fund

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has disbursed N226. 6 billion as loan through the National Housing Fund (NHF) in an effort to address the housing deficit in the country, the Managing Director, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, says.Dangiwa spoke in Abuja …

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Congo: 20 dead in collapsed gold mine

At least 20 people were killed Thursday when an unlicensed gold mine collapsed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.According to local media, the accident occurred in the town of Kampene in Maniema Province.Stephane Kamundala, an authority with a no…