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NPFL promotion: Bendel Insurance FC holds Thanksgiving Mass

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Management and players of Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin on Tuesday held a Thanksgiving Mass at the St Paul’s Catholic Church, in Benin City, to celebrate the team’s promotion...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Don’t panic over Lassa Fever, centre urges Nigerians

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigerians need not panic over the rising cases of Lassa fever because it has initiated measures in response to the disease in the country. The...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

El-Zakzaky blind, in need of medical attention, Falana tells court

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Femi Falana, human rights lawyer and counsel to detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, yesterday, at a court hearing, said his client has lost one eye and...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Aftermath of hot exchanges: Buhari, OBJ greet; NCS okays N27,000 minimum wage

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•FG to pay N30,000; NASS gets minimum wage bill today •Jonathan, Saraki, Abdulsalami, at NCS meeting ; IBB, Gowon absent •NCS expresses satisfaction with INEC’s preparations...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Economy, security, healthcare, top my husband’s agenda —Atiku’s wife

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—WIFE of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Dr. Jennifer Abubakar, has said that her husband, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s government...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

60% of Nigerian students’ projects plagiarised —Okebukola

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By Gabriel Enogholease & Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY – FORMER Executive Secretary, Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, Professor Peter Okebukola yesterday, said 60 per cent of school...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

HDI: OPS at Vanguard Economic Discourse tasks FG on import waivers

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Players in the Organized Private Sector, OPS, last week called on the Federal Government to improve on the country’s human development index, HDI, by granting import waivers for basic...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

TechX Innovation Hub Opens in Enugu

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By Juliet Umeh A new Information and Communications, ICT innovation hub, TechX, last week, debuted in Enugu, Enugu State to help mitigate the scourge of unemployment ravaging the city. The tech...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki tasks secondary school teachers on ICT-oriented teaching method

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…as Post-primary Education Board trains teachers on Coding, others Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has charged teachers in secondary schools in the state to embrace his...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

PenCom Investigation: Reps invite top mgt, 21 PFAs

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The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee investigating the Apex pension body, PenCom, has invited top management staff of the commission and 21 Pension Funds Administrators, (PFAs) to appear...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

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 →