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21 Jan 2015
THE Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has described the downward review of petroleum price from N97 per litre to N87 per litre by the Federal Government as a “right action within a wrong policy framework”.   In a statement made available to The Guardian on Monday, the Director General of NECA, Olusegun Oshinowo said by…
21 Jan 2015
NIGERIA and Finland have signed an accord aimed at minimizing the incidences of human trafficking between the two countries.    Speaking at the signing ceremony in Abuja, the Executive Secretary of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP), Beatrice Jedy-Agba said the fight against the practice could only be won if…
21 Jan 2015
... As management resolves to re-strategise  THE Federal Government has inaugurated a new Executive Management Team for the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN)  Speaking at the inauguration, Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi said the essence of reconstituting the Executive Management team of the bank is to reinvigorate the bank…
21 Jan 2015
NIGERIA Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), has issued a 10-day ultimatum to the Petroleum Equalisation Fund, PEF, to settle all pending issues including payments to members or face unpleasant consequences. NARTO in a petition dated January 15, 2015, signed by its President, Dr. Kassim Bataiya and addressed to the Executive Secretary, PEF lamented that…
21 Jan 2015
WOMEN bankers under the aegis of Association of Professional Women Bankers (APWB) have enlightened secondary school students in Lagos State on choice of career as one’s ability to attain success in life begins with the right choice.    In her welcome address, the Chairperson, APWB, Toyin Ojo, said the vision of the association is to…
21 Jan 2015
THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), has set up Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN) as its training and research centre, to constantly beef up the capacity of its officers as well as other intelligence personnel to fulfill the anti-corruption mandate.     Speaking during the training of some ICPC intelligence officers…
21 Jan 2015
CHAIRMAN, Trade Union Congress, Rivers chapter, Chika Onuegbu, on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to reduce the price of diesel to N70 per litre.    Onuegbu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt that the current price of N155 to N160 price of diesel per litre was hurting operations of small and…
21 Jan 2015
ABOUT 2000 students drawn from the seven littoral states of the Niger Delta area of Nigeria are currently studying in various universities abroad in a massive human capacity development programme of the Federal Government to raise the socio-economic indices of the hitherto volatile region. The initiative, which also has about the same number of students…
21 Jan 2015
THE Lagos State Government is to begin the third phase of its Expanded Economic Empowerment Programme in 10 locations on Jan. 26.    This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA) and signed by the Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor on Media,…
19 Jan 2015
GRADUALLY, women are making in ways into leadership positions across the world despite perceived challenges.     From Nigeria to other parts of Africa and indeed the entire world, the modern women have risen above the archetypal belief that the role of a woman is in the kitchen.     They have emerged to become…
19 Jan 2015
THE Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has paid N2.3 billion to 751,590 claimants under the defunct NSITF/National Provident Fund scheme.   A statement issued in Abuja by Head, Corporate Affairs of the NSITF, Aliu Zubairu, said that apart from the fact that the NSITF remains the only government parastatal that remained self-sustaining from inception till…
19 Jan 2015
THE Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the University of London have launched the first ever world-class Masters programme integrated with a professional qualification.   By this agreement, the University of London would now offer a Masters programme to ACCA students and members around the world.   This marks the first time an accountancy…


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Hrystyna Zanyk, one of an estimated 1.5 million Ukrainians living in neighbouring Poland, said they fear that Russia will invade her homeland has left the community rattled
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Molly Meacher's voice quivers with emotion as she tells how her aunt took her own life after her liver cancer tumour grew to the size of a football.
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The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has urged tanker and trailer drivers plying Abuja-Kaduna road to make use of the car park allocated to them.
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The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has commiserated with Sen. Teslim Folarin over the death of his wife, Mrs Angela Folarin.
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Security breaches at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos are really not new. But with insiders beginning to threaten its safety and security, and daylight robbery now a new normal on the restricted airside, stakeholders have called for the overhauling of the security ...