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Invest $17bn yearly to increase oil reserves, Aye tells FG, others

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By Udeme Akpan Nigeria has been tasked to invest at least $17 billion yearly in order to make new oil and gas finds, targeted at increasing production capacity. In his recent presentation at the...

Tue May 14th, 2019     Read More →

Vultures extinction will expose Africa to epidemics, revenue loss — Experts

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By Elizabeth Uwandu Conservation experts have raised the alarm that if the illegal trade in vultures and their use for medicines, charms of other belief systems persist, Africa and indeed Nigeria...

Tue May 14th, 2019     Read More →

Chinese investors, Osun govt partner to attract huge direct investment

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…To eliminate sub-standard imported Chinese products By Peter Egwuatu As part of measures to attract huge investment by Chinese investors into the country and boost trade relationship, the...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

My administration leaving Oyo better than we met it – Ajimobi

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Ibadan – Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State says his administration has transformed Oyo State and made it better, using all the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Oyo state governor, Abiola...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

NASS Leadership: I won’t bribe my colleagues to become Speaker — Olatunbosun

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Honourable Olajide Olatunbosun represents Atisbo/SakiEast/Saki West Federal Constituency of Oyo State in the House of Representatives on the platform of the All...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

Minimum Wage: SPN blasts Oyo governor-elect over comment

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela LAGOS—THE Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, in Oyo State has described the recent comments by the Oyo State Governor-Elect, Seyi Makinde on the implementation of the N30,...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

IGP orders transfer of over 6,000 policemen out of Lagos to Zamfara, others

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate transfer of over 6,000 senior policemen and rank and file out of Lagos State. Cross Section of Policemen during the flag...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

U.S supports tech-driven solutions to disability issues

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Students of the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, gathered for the 2019 CampusLabs Disability Hackathon that seeks to address the challenges and needs of people with disabilities using technology...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

Senate confirms Buhari’s RMAFC nominees

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ex-CBN chief too as FERMA Boss By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Wednesday, confirmed the reappointment of Elias Mbam from Ebonyi State as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

50% discount window: Business registration jumps 202% in 6 months

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…as FG extends window by 3 months By Yinka Kolawole Business registration in Nigeria rose by about 202 percent, jumping from 54,000 to 163,000, within 6 months of introducing the special...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

I can crown anybody as an Oba if i want to, many Yoruba kings are guilty of crowning diaspora kings – Oluwo

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By Victor Ogunyinka Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba (Dr.) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi has condemned the uncultured intervention of some Yoruba subjects on the recently crowned diaspora kings by...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

Containers, oil tankers to start movement goods through rail from Lagos to North

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Beginning from today (Tuesday) containers and oil tankers would start moving goods from Lagos ports through the newly acquired Railway wagons to the north. Hellish time back again: Fuel tankers...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

Baby Odunayo seeks N3m for heart surgery

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By Sola Ogundipe THE birth of Odunayo Aboyeji on January 5, 2019 was a joyous occasion for the family, but it was short-lived. According to Abosede, Odunayo’s 33-year-old mother, the baby...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

Can adolescents access sexual reproductive health services without parental consent?

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By Morenike Folayan The need to reduce the age of consent of adolescents’ access to sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV related services, in Nigeria, has been an issue of...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

Over 17,600 bank customers lose N1.9bn to e-fraud in 2018

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By Babajide KOMOLAFE Fraud via mobile devises rises by 72% Championed by the youth population The monster of e-fraud long predicted in advanced economies is now here with us in Nigeria in full...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →