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1 May 2018
Ahead of the coming Saturday governorship primary of the Ekiti State chapter of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the contestants on the party’s platform, Muyiwa Coker has promised to create 25,000 jobs through mechanised farming if elected by the delegates and he subsequently wins the major contest scheduled for July 14. While…
1 May 2018
Ify Onyegbule Anderson is renowned broadcaster, motivational speaker, presentation coach, media/social critic, publisher, author and activist on women issues. Her experience spans 18 years across different radio and TV stations in Nigeria. She devotes her spare time to talking with young people in higher institutions, giving speeches, compering corporate events, attending conferences and seminars aimed…
19 Apr 2018
The Ghalp Caregivers Academy (GCA) has urged the Federal Government to establish national senior citizens centres to training and care for senior citizens in the country. Following the signing into law of the National Senior Citizens Centre Act, 2018 and the Legislative Houses (Power and Privileges) 2018 by President Muhammad Buhari in January, GCA, a…
16 Feb 2018
The Federal Government appears to have discarded its plan to create thousands of jobs through the establishment of technology hubs.
16 Feb 2018
In its determination to create jobs for its army of unemployed youths, the Delta Government has given approval to revamp some of the ailing industries. The Commissioner for Information, Patrick Ukah, who disclosed this Wednesday in Asaba, said the State Government has given approval to revamp the Bendel Steel Structure, Warri, Bendel Glass Industries, Ughelli,…
11 Feb 2018
Dr Anthony Uwa, National Coordinator, Basic Registry and Information System in Nigeria (BRISIN), says the project will create no fewer than 10 million jobs if implemented by the present administration. Uwa, also Managing Director of Dermo Impex Limited, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration would make history…
7 Feb 2018
Growsel, a AgTech company in Nigeria has reaffirmed its commitment to increased food production and improved employment opportunities in the agriculture sector by disbursing the initial tranche of farm loans to its first set of farmers in 2018.      The crowd funded loans which would be repaid after sales of the planted crops are meant…
23 Jan 2018
Government’s inability to provide enough jobs for the unemployed has often times triggered so much concern for Nigerians. However, it has become clear that the government can only employ a small number of the people; hence the need to groom a generation of private sector participants. This was the consensus of views at the just…
6 Dec 2017
The Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) has conferred the Oil and Gas Free Zone Developer status on Notore Chemical Industries Plc, following its satisfactory compliance with the requirements for a free zone developer licence. At the licence presentation ceremony in OGFZA’s office in Abuja Managing Director of OGFZA, Umana Okon Umana, said government…
9 Jan 2017
The US economy expanded at a slower-than-expected pace in the first quarter of 2012, reflecting a deceleration in inventories and non-residential fixed investment.
22 Nov 2016
The Managing Director, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), Dr. Amy Jadesimi has called on youths, especially the growing rank of young entrepreneurs to take charge in driving the emerging global economic growth.
31 May 2016
Lest we forget, before the development of the USA into a federation of states, each state had their own militia for protection, because there was no common army.


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NDLEA recovered 390kg of illicit drugs in Kano, Kaduna, Borno and Oyo states in raids conducted between May 30 and June 3. Its spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi stated on Sunday in Abuja that two suspects, Ma’aruf Rabiu and Abubakar Mustapha were arrested on May 30 on Zaria-Kano Road in Kano State. They were in possession…
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The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has commended the Federal Government for approving importation of petroleum products by private firms.
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The United States and Saudi Arabia on Sunday made a renewed push for truce talks between Sudan's warring generals as deadly fighting has raged into its eighth week.
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Hong Kong police on Sunday detained several key pro-democracy figures attempting to commemorate the 34th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen crackdown in China.
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The spokesman for the All Progressives Presidential Campaign Campaign in the Southeast Dr Josef Onoh has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of engaging in a political battle other than a genuine industrial cause. Onoh said that the planned nationwide industrial action by the NLC was a smokescreen and a continuation of an opposition political…