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Lagos guber: Ambode’s aide, groups roll out achievements ahead primaries

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As 57 council vice chairmen back Sanwo-Olu By Monsuru Olowoopejo LAGOS—Barely 24 hours after the Governor’s Advisory Council, GAC, directed that Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode,...

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FG collects N13bn from billionaire tax defaulters in less than a month

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The Federal Government has collected about N12.66 billion in less than a month after it commenced its substitution of accounts of billionaire tax defaulters in...

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Reggae legend Ras Kimono’s widow, Efe, dies one month after husband’s burial

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By Benjamin Njoku Barely one month after the burial of reggae legend, Ras Kimono, his widow and manager, Efe (nee Okedi), passed on yesterday, aged 42. The Chairman, Copyright Society of Nigeria,...

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Udom : Winning with workers

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By Ony Ekpeneru BESIDES massive construction and rehabilitation of roads, as well as rehabilitation of hospitals, one other area that has distinguished Governor Udom Emmanuel among most incumbent...

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CBN, stakeholders lament gender inequality in financial sector

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By Elizabeth Adegebsan THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and stakeholders have lamented persistence of gender inequality in the financial sector. Speaking at a session titled: “Gender...

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Honeywell shareholders seek tax relief from FG, okay N475m dividend

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Stories by Peter Egwuatu SHAREHOLDERSs of Honeywell Flour Mills Plc have urged its Board of Directors to seek for tax relief from the Federal Government, just as they endorsed N475 million...

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3 robbers killed in gun battle with Police

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By Evelyn Usman Three members of a robbery gang that has been terrorising residents of Fidawo community, in Ogun State, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, were weekend shot dead during a gun battle...

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Women urged to embrace empowerment programme

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Onozure Dania FOUNDER, Insight Ladies Forum, Mrs Sandra Momah, has called on young women to take advantage of empowerment programmes and training being organised for them by her group and others...

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Tourism, a vehicle for promoting gender equality — LCCI

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By Naomi Uzor THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said if a strong gender perspective is integrated into planning and implementation processes, tourism can be harnessed as a vehicle...

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Credit Direct commissions new head office, reassures excellent service delivery

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CREDIT Direct Limited (CDL), a member of FCMB Group Plc and a provider of unsecured consumer loans to individuals in Nigeria, has again raised the standards in customer experience and...

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Bishop charges Buhari on Leah Sharibu’s freedom

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By Sam Eyoboka SANGO-OTA—GENERAL Overseer of Power Pentecostal Mission (Agbara Olorun Kii Bati), Bishop Bolanle Odeleke, weekend urged President Muhammadu Buhari to hasten efforts at...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Chimaroke’s return to PDP shows party’s widening up —Sen Utazi

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By Chinenyeh Ozor NSUKKA—SENATOR Chuka Utazi representing Enugu north senatorial zone at the upper chambers of the national assembly have described the return of ex-governor Chimaroke...

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Street Lighting : Lagos Govt. covers 1,300km in 3 years

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…Sets To Install Additional 10,000 LED Lights The Lagos State Government has so far effectively installed street lighting in about 1300kilometres across the State, with a projection to...

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DELSU donates N2.05m to save UNIOSUN physically challenged student

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The Delta State University, Abraka, one of the leading universities in Nigeria recently did what many will consider unusual and extremely charitable when she made a separate cash donations of N1.8...

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Flood overruns more Delta riverine communities, victims sleep in canoes

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*Ndokwa East leaders say pupils affected by 2012 flood still sit on floor * Gov Okowa sends relief materials to Tsekelewu flood victims BOMADI- RESIDENTS rendered homeless by raging flood, which...

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