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Buhari may lose 2019 election, says US Intelligence Agency
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Buhari may lose 2019 election, says US Intelligence Agency

Buhari<br />Photo: Twitter/MBuhari A United State based analysis firm Teneo Intelligence has predicted that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari could lose the 2019 election if the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is united. The company’s vice president, Malte Liewerscheidt, who also covers political risks in West Africa, while analysing the outcome […]

Bill Cosby Convicted Of Sexual Assault, Sentenced To Three To Ten Years In Prison
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Bill Cosby Convicted Of Sexual Assault, Sentenced To Three To Ten Years In Prison

Disgraced comedian, Bill Cosby who was found guilty in April of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004 has been sentenced to three to ten years in prison. Constand is a former women’s basketball coach at Temple University in Philadelphia, where Cosby was a trustee, major donor and famous […]

Why nation’s health sector continues to falter, by experts
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Why nation’s health sector continues to falter, by experts

National Secretary, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Emeka C. Duru (left); President, Ahmed Yakasai; Managing Director, GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria, Bhushan Akshikar, and Chairman, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Prof. Martins Emeje, at a media briefing on the 2018 World Pharmacists Day in Lagos…yesterday. PHOTO: FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTI The Pharmaceutical […]

CBN upbeat on resolution of MTN’s $8.1b repatriation saga
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CBN upbeat on resolution of MTN’s $8.1b repatriation saga

Central Bank of Nigeria Opts for stability, retains 26-month rates Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele yesterday said he was optimistic that the alleged illegal $8.134 billion repatriation dispute involving MTN and its lenders would be resolved amicably. The regulator had last month ordered the South African telecommunications […]

NFF lures Dangote, Otedola to help drive quest for financial autonomy
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NFF lures Dangote, Otedola to help drive quest for financial autonomy

NFF Second Vice President, Shehu Dikko (left), NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, Aliko Dangote, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, NFF First Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi, and Femi Otedola at the Best FIFA Awards in London… on Monday. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) believes business moguls, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola will help […]

World Bank commits $124m to exploration of Nigeria’s industrial minerals
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World Bank commits $124m to exploration of Nigeria’s industrial minerals

World Bank The World Bank has concluded a deal with the Federal Government to invest $123.5 million in the exploration of industrial minerals in Nigeria.The Consultant, Vitor Carrieia, disclosed yesterday in Abuja while unveiling the Industrial Minerals Roadmap that the document has a five-year implementation period. He stated that there […]

Buhari blames terrorism on Iraqi, Syrian fighters
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Buhari blames terrorism on Iraqi, Syrian fighters

President Muhammadu Buhari • Unfolds Nigeria’s stance on global matters President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday reinterated his position that terrorism and insurgency in the Sahel region and Lake Chad Basin are fuelled by local runaway fighters from Iraq and Syria and arms from the disintegration of Libya. Buhari spoke in New […]

NCC urges telcos to be fair on calls, data charges
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NCC urges telcos to be fair on calls, data charges

Hon. Emeka Ifediora (left); Enugu Zonal Controller of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mrs. Emilia Nwokoro; Transition Committee Chairman, Nnewi North Council, Prince Chukwudi Orizu; Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) Chairman, Nnewi North, Christopher Alaks; and Head, Education and Social Development Department of the council, Mrs. Chukwudozie Ebele, at […]

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Man arraigned for forging WAEC certificate

• Another convicted of visa fraud For allegedly forging a West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate and bank statements of Ecobank and First Bank, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned a 44-year-old travel agent, Oluseyi Lamoru before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo on an eight-count charge bordering on possession […]

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NPHCDA mulls robust framework for primary healthcare delivery

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) is planning to come up with a clear strategy and implementation framework for primary healthcare delivery in the country. Executive Director, NPHCDA, Faisal Shuaib, who stated this at a special retreat on strategy for immunisation priorities and public health care (PHC) system […]

NACC seeks stronger agribusiness, power ties with U.S.
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NACC seeks stronger agribusiness, power ties with U.S.

The Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has announced plans to attract fresh long term Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) from the United States into Nigeria’s agriculture and power sector. Preparatory to its Independence Investment Forum (TIIF) forum scheduled to hold on the 1st of October, 2018 in Lagos, NACC President, […]

Consumer groups worry over state of DisCos
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Consumer groups worry over state of DisCos

Distribution companies (Discos) Consumer groups in the country’s power sector have expressed worry over the state of the power distribution companies (DisCos) in recent years.Commenting on the state of Nigeria’s power sector and the arguments being put forward by DisCos, the President, Consumer Rights Advancement Organisation (CRADO), Chief Deolu Ogunbanjo, […]

Drumming helps children with autism
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Drumming helps children with autism

Drumming to rock music for 60 minutes each week could help children with autism, a study suggests.Scientists found youngsters on the spectrum were better able to interact with their peers at school after taking part in the sessions.They say it offers hope as people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially […]

Cef, L’Avendia and Show Gear Presents The 2018 Make Music Lagos Education Benefit Concert
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Cef, L’Avendia and Show Gear Presents The 2018 Make Music Lagos Education Benefit Concert

The independence weekend is around the corner and Courage Education Foundation (CEF) in partnership with L’avenida Event Centre and Showgear Limited has announced a special independence edition of Make Music Lagos (MML) which will feature a FREE education benefit concert at the L’avenida Multipurpose Centre (Plot 07A Commercial Zone, Lakeview […]