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Edo to create ministry of mining

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says a ministry of mining would be established to fast track the development of mining activities in the state.Obaseki announced this in his remarks at the close of a two-day workshop on solid mineral…

UN revises 2017 humanitarian appeal to $23.5bn

The UN and relief partners have revised their 2017 global aid appeal to 23.5 billion dollars up nearly six per cent from the original 22.2 billion dollars announced late 2016.Stephen O’Brien, the UN Emergency Relief Coordination and…

I do not have $1.2bn in any account–Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the report that he has 1.2 billion dollars (about N400 billion) in his imaginary bank account is “fake and vicious’’.The minister stated this on Thursday in Ilorin at the…