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30 Jul 2015
SOUTH-EAST women farmers say the attainment of food sufficiency and job creation in the region through agriculture is being threatened by the Federal Government’s neglect of the zone in the provision of Growth Enhancement Support (GES) and others. They claimed that breakthrough in the sector was already being impeded by government’s non-release of the necessary…
30 Jul 2015
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has fixed August 12, 2015 for arraignment of an Indian-Briton chartered accountant, Deepak Khilnani, over allegation of $8.8 million fraud. The presiding judge, Justice Atinuke Ipaye, fixed the date following the submission of counsel to the parties and absence of defendant in court. The state had dragged Khilnani…
30 Jul 2015
YOUTH unemployment, illegal migration, insecurity and external debt are some of the challenges Africa should urgently and diligently tackle to attain true freedom, prosperity and growth, Nigeria’s Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Bulus Lolo, has said. Lolo spoke at the weekend in an address to members of Africa Diplomatic Group and guests at…
30 Jul 2015
THE Task Force for the Review of Port Charges in Nigeria has written a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari over an alleged illegal approval for collection of practitioners’ operating fees at the ports by the Ministry of Transport, saying that the development contravenes the spirit and letter of the Council for the Regulation of Freight…
Patience-Jonathan
30 Jul 2015
THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has described as “misleading and mischievous” the story in the social media that the wife of the former President, Dame Patience Jonathan, was denied access to the VIP lounge at the Port Harcourt International Airport on July 27, 2015. According to a statement by the FAAN General Manager, Corporate…
Dibu-Ojerinde
30 Jul 2015
CHAIRMAN of ASUU), University of Ibadan (UI) Chapter, Prof. Segun Ajiboye, has asked JAMB's Registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, to stop promoting a policy to favour private universities and exploit the poor.
30 Jul 2015
IT was obvious something was amiss yesterday at the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, although traditional chiefs claimed there was no cause for alarm.
30 Jul 2015
Port Harcourt and Warri refineries have begun preliminary production following a successful re-streaming after a nine-month phased rehabilitation exercise conducted by its in-house engineers and technicians.
29 Jul 2015
THEY gave their best during their productive years; most of them pioneer staff of the bank. But today, they are living in penury, abandoned by the institution they helped to build. They are pensioners from one of the top banks in Nigeria, who were disengaged from service about 15 years ago under the old pension…
Godwin-Emefiele-Bella-Naija
29 Jul 2015
THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has described the nation’s economy as “a volcano waiting to erupt” had the foreign exchange pressure been left unchecked.
29 Jul 2015
UNITED Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has granted Special Consultative Status to Development Generation Africa International (DGAi) a Nigerian non-governmental organisation (NGO) which has its head office in Umuahia, Abia state capital. Development Generation Africa International (DGAi) is a youth-led NGO with focus on children, youth and women development through skill-based training, capacity building…
29 Jul 2015
         

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