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NSE CEO urges higher governance standards at WEF, commends Sahara Group on SDGs

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The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar Onyema has called on African businesses to embrace higher governance standards to facilitate the inflow of funds needed to...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki in Akwa Ibom, campaigns for Buhari, Ekere

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged residents and people of Akwa Ibom State to vote for All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari and...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

MPC retains MPR at 14% amid rising global, domestic risk

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The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has retained the Monetary Policy Rate at 14 per cent to combat inflation due to foreseen increase in global and domestic risk to the country’s...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

DPR generates N1.3tn revenue in 2018 – Official

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Mr Mordecai Ladan, Executive Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says the organisation generated N1.3 trillion as revenue and additional 200 million dollars from legacy indebtedness...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Allianz empowers employees with flexi working hours

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Allianz Nigeria, a composite insurance company owned by the Allianz Group, has said that it allows employees to use their best judgement when determining work hours, appropriate attire and...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

AAU, ASUU bicker over attempt to open university

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By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – THERE is disagreement between the management of Ambrose Ali University (AAU), Ekpoma in Edo State and the school’s chapter of Academic Staff Union...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Student goes to jail for stealing N1.1m

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The Kasuwan Nama Upper Area Court, Jos, on Tuesday sentenced a 28-year-old student, Shamsudeen Suleiman, to one year imprisonment for house breaking and N1.1million theft. The judge, Yahaya...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Senate adjourns sitting as 10 Senators attend plenary

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Tuesday adjourned plenary for lack of quorum, as only 10 Senators were present, and fixed the next legislative day for Wednesday, January 23. The...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, others attend Council of State meeting

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—IBB, Gowon absent By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with members of the National Council of State at the Presidential...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Fever can boost immune mechanism — Study

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Researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology of Chinese Academy of Sciences on Tuesday suggested patients with a fever higher than 38.5 degrees Celsius should take...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Oil thieves, soldiers in cat and mouse game in Delta creek

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*Gangsters leak, set crude on fire to stop soldiers from accessing operation points *Military burn at least 50 vehicles carrying illegally refined diesel By Perez Brisibe OKPARE – OIL...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Court acquits 14 over alleged illegal ticketing in Edo

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—THE magistrate court sitting in the Oredo Magisterial District has acquitted 14 persons accused of contravening the Edo State government law banning illegal...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

A-Ibom guber poll, referendum on Emmanuel —Ekere

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Akwa Ibom resources poorly managed —Obaseki By Harris-Okon Emmanuel & Chioma Onuegbu The All Progressives Congress,APC, governorship candidate for Akwa Ibom State, Obong Nsima Ekere, has...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Expert trains Edo Poly students, staff on innovative product design, deployment

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Systems Engineer and Visiting Lecturer to Edo State Polytechnic, Engr. Dr. Marvin Ama-Amadasun, has charged academicians and students in tertiary institutions to prioritise projects on innovative...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Edo’s industrialisation drive receives fresh impetus from China’s Belt, Road Initiative

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (left); with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Zhou Pingjian, at the Forum on the Belt and Road Initiative and Production Capacity Cooperation...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →