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4 Feb 2016
Mr Paul Oluwabiyi, a director in the Lagos State Ministry of Local Government, has called on local councils to embark on empowerment programmes to address the rising unemployment rate. Oluwabiyi made the call on Thursday at the empowerment programme organised by the council as part of its monthly activities to encourage people to start their…
4 Feb 2016
To allow you explore and access fun and interesting sticker packs on the BBM Shop, Firstmonie; the mobile money service of First Bank of Nigeria Limited and MMIT (Mobile Media Info Tech) partnered with BlackBerry in Nigeria to enable social commerce in BBM™; the popular private social network. You can now access and pay for…
4 Feb 2016
Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, on Thursday pleaded with Nigerians to come to his aid as he battles lung and heart diseases. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the veteran actor has been critically ill for a while now, and reported to be in the intensive care unit of University College Hospital, Ibadan since Jan.…
4 Feb 2016
The Joint Military Task Force a.k.a. Operation Pulo Shield, protecting oil facilities in Niger Delta, says it has arrested suspected vandals behind recent bombing of line pipes in the region. Spokesman for Operation Pulo Shield, Col. Isa Ado, said in a statement that the arrest followed a charge by the Commander of the Joint Force,…
4 Feb 2016
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on Thursday inaugurated 27 solar-powered boreholes in Aguata and Anambra East Local Government Areas of the State He said at the occasion that the boreholes would provide safe drinking water to 67,500 people. He said 2,400 pupils and their teachers would also have access to decent and hygienic toilets, hand…
4 Feb 2016
The National Universities Commission (NUC) said on Thursday in Abuja that the Federal Government had yet to make a final pronouncement on the status of Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta. Malam Ibrahim Yakasai, NUC’s Director of Information and Public Relations, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the fate of the institution would be made…
4 Feb 2016
The National Secretary, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Labaran Maku, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to monitor the utilisation of monthly allocations by state governments. Maku made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at his country home in Wakama Village of Nasarawa-Eggon Local Government Area, Nasarawa State.…
4 Feb 2016
Comptroller Wanidu Multafu, the Customs Area Controller, Ogun Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Wednesday said that the command generated N536 million in January. Multafu made the disclosure at Idiroko, Ogun, on the sideline of the visit of the Zone `A’ Coordinator of the NCS, Mr Eporwei Edike. The command generated N1.2billion between…
4 Feb 2016
DR Congo on Wednesday in Kigali beat Guinea 5-4 on penalty kicks to reach the final of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) for the second time. The Congolese, winners of the inaugural edition in 2009 at Cote D’Ivoire, seemed headed for victory after TP Mazembe forward Jonathan Bolingi headed them into the lead in extra…
4 Feb 2016
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a loss of N267.14 billion in its activities in 2015. This is contained in the corporation’s Monthly Financial and Operation Report released on Wednesday in Abuja. It said that it lost N11.86 billion in December, 2015, a loss less than N14.29 billion deficit it recorded in November.…
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4 Feb 2016
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday reiterated his administration’s assurance to the European Union (EU) to protect the fundamental human rights of persons in the war against Boko Haram insurgents.
4 Feb 2016
INDICATIONS emerged yesterday that in its bid to find a lasting solution that could turn things around over the N1.04 trillion fine hanging on its neck, embattled telecommunications firm, MTN, has hired former United States of America’s Attorney-General, Eric Holder, to help it challenge the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on the issue.

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US tennis great Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that "the countdown has begun" to her retirement from the sport.