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FG borrows $800m for mass transit, cash transfers


The Federal Government (FG) has secured $800m from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) to provide post-petroleum subsidy palliatives for over 50 million Nigerians ahead of June 2023. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, revealed this to State House correspondents on Wednesday, after …

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Lagos-Ibadan Exp kidnappings: S-West in danger

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TWO recent kidnapping incidents on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and in Ekiti State underline the growing insecurity in South-West Nigeria. At the Ibadan, Oyo State end of the expressway, suspected Fulani bandits attacked travellers on October 27, abducting five persons and killing several others. Two days after, seven bandits struck Irinele-Ekiti, …

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