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Nigeria Consolidates Status as AfDB’s Largest Shareholder

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday commission the new office complex of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abuja, consolidating the country’s position as the regional Bank’s largest shareholder. Nigeria is AfDB’s largest shareholder with a portfolio of approximately US$6 billion and country operations accounting for 13 per cent of the Bank’s …

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U.S. desperate after 'losing' five centuries of global influence – Russia – Premium Times Nigeria

The U.S. resorts to illegitimate measures in a bid to stop its influence on the international arena from shrinking, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday. Lavrov said during his annual news conference. “The U.S. and the … West are losing their absolutely dominant positions they enjoyed for at …

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Lalong Apologises for Comments on Benue Killings, Ortom Thanks Nigerians

By Iyobosa Uwugiaren, Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja and Chinedu Eze in Lagos       Apparently overwhelmed by the outrage over his comments on the recent killings in Benue State by suspected armed herdsmen, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has tendered an apology to the Nigerian people and his colleagues, saying his remarks were …

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