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• NBS fails to release unemployment rate since 2020 • Ngige’s claim of seven million jobs created unlikely • NDP 2021-2025 to create 30m jobs a mirage, says Oyerinde • No honeymoon for who’ll take over from Buhari – Ojo • ‘It will require three govts to clean up this administration’s mess’ • ‘Insecurity, COVID-19, others…
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Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAPHARM) is set to induct 20 leading pharmacists into its hallowed ranks on December 8, 2022. The inductees are drawn from a wide array of disciplines, including research and development, management, industrial pharmacy, among others. Some of the more notable prospective inductees include Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) of the University of…
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Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) spokesperson, Azuka Ogugua, has called for end to corruption at all levels. He disclosed this at the Anti-Corruption Star Award, organised by Step Up Nigeria, in Ikeja, Lagos State, noting that doing the right thing shouldn’t be limited to a person. Executive Director, Step Up Nigeria,…
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Leading Nigerian law firm, Templars, and Ghanaian law firm, Ampem Chambers, have announced collaboration to launch a new law firm to be known as Templars in Ghana. The new firm will service clients across all sectors of the Ghanaian economy, including mining, energy, infrastructure, financial services, education, franchising, telecommunications and fintech. As a result of…
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In rare demonstration of politics without bitterness and promotion of healthy politicking, Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has approved the use of government-owned facilities for opposition political parties to organise their campaign rallies. On Sunday, Uzodimma announced that all political parties interested in campaigning at any of the government-owned facilities in the state is…
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is practically impossible to conduct elections and electoral activities successfully in an atmosphere of violence. It said Electoral Commissions in West Africa and beyond have expressed concern about the impact of prevailing insecurity on the conduct of elections, banditry and other forms of armed conflict. Consequently,…
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Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) said the Federal Government is committed to domestication of the Rome Statute. Malami made this known in Netherlands, yesterday, while delivering Nigeria’s Country Statement at the 21st Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court,…
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Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has announced the appointment of media and communications expert, Dr. Tunde Olusunle, as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. A statement, signed by Atiku’s Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, said the appointment took effect from December 1, 2022. It…
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House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, yesterday, resolved to beam its searchlights on Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) Plc over N4.014 trillion debt allegedly owed by some international electricity customers. The committee, led by Mr. Wole Oke, therefore, summoned NBET’s Managing Director to offer explanations on why customers situated in neighbouring Togo, Benin and…
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A financial advisory and consulting firm, Hydrocarbon Advisors Limited, has asked the Lagos State High Court to compel Accugas Limited to pay it $1.75million and N50 million for breach of agreement for professional services and as general damages. The plaintiff is the sole claimant, while Accugas - a gas development and processing company - is…
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Blames power generation, forex, ageing infrastructure, lack of personnel A consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Medical Director (MD) of National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos (NOHIL), Dr. Mustapha Faiz Alimi, has raised the alarm on rising cost of orthopaedic care in Nigeria. Alimi, in a chat with The Guardian, ahead of NOHIL’s 77th anniversary, today, blamed the…
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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dissociated itself from recent attacks on the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Owerri, Imo State. It also stated that neither IPOB nor the Eastern Security Network (ESN) operatives has anything to do with Nigeria’s elections in 2023. In a statement by its Media and…
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Group Managing Director (GMD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Adron Homes, Aare Adetola EmmanuelKing, has lauded the Akarigbo, and Paramount Ruler of Remo-Land, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi for his contribution to peace and development of his community.  He eulogised the monarch during his visit to the palace in commemoration of Akarigbo’s  5th anniversary on…

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Sir: The recent action carried out by the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, in renaming the Tai Solarin College of Education, Science and Technology after the Awujale, Oba Sikiru Adetona, though seen as commendable is also capable of setting a bad precedent for the remaining educational institutions in Nigeria.   While it is true that…
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The official flag off of the long awaited crude oil drilling in the North is a historical landmark that could change the economic landscape in Nigeria if properly managed. Coming 66 years after oil was discovered in the Niger Delta, the development is a laudable and indeed, a good omen to have oil in the North.…
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In 2023, thousands of people studying business online will have access to a case study on the EbonyLife Group that is already a required class for all first-year MBA students at Harvard Business School. This development is part of an ongoing effort to broaden the school’s reach and deepen its impact while educating leaders who make…
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Available statistics of brain drain in the medical sector indicate that the sickness needs something as severe as surgery. A former Minister of Health, Dr. Isaac Adewole, said sometime ago that by May 2018, Nigeria had trained 90,000 medical doctors. That is a happy revelation. The unhappy one is that of this number 70% of…
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Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), Motunrayo Alaka, has disclosed that the 2022 edition of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Journalism will hold on December 8 and 9, in Lagos. Addressing journalists in Lagos, yesterday, she said investigative journalism has exposed corruption, named and shamed corrupt public…