Friday, 1st December 2023

Taiwo Adeniyi

20 Jul
The Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association (NECA) has called on the Federal Government to ensure development of implementable economic and industrial policies to boost the performance of the economy.
14 Feb
The need to promote enterprise competitiveness and sustainability, as well as deepen collaboration with social partners and stakeholders in industrial and workplace relations has been brought to the fore.
25 Jan
For the manufacturing sector to record meaningful growth that would impact positively on the economy in 2023, a stakeholder in the sector has identified the need for the government to create a special window that would help improve the sector's access to foreign exchange.
18 Jan
To stabilise the economy, the Organised Private Sector of Nigeria (OPSN) has said there is need for strategies that would reduce high rate of inflation, to at least single digit; address foreign exchange misalignment,..


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A German court on Thursday sentenced a Gambian man to life in prison over his participation in a death squad that assassinated opponents of former dictator Yahya Jammeh, including an AFP journalist. Bai Lowe was convicted of crimes against humanity, murder and attempted murder for his role as a driver for the hit squad known…
17 mins ago
At a jail in northwestern Spain, a sole female inmate played football with 21 male convicts, part of a push towards mixed prison living that remains rare in Europe. "Let go of the ball!" Ambra, a 25-year-old Albanian who did not want to give her surname, shouted at one of her male teammates. She pushed…
27 mins ago
A 59-year-old man was executed in the US state of Oklahoma on Thursday for a double murder that he claimed was committed in self-defence. Phillip Hancock was put to death by lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said. The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board…
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The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC), has fined the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), N500 million over inaccuracy and irregularities in its audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018. The Council also suspended the FRC registration number- FRC/2017/CIANG/00000016699 of the NIMASA Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh and the certifiers…
34 mins ago
Gazans were fleeing their homes and rushing their dead and wounded to hospitals after fresh Israeli strikes on Friday, as combat resumed between Israel and Hamas following the expiry of a week-long truce. An agreement on extending the pause in fighting -- under which aid flows into Gaza had increased and scores of Israeli hostages…
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South Korea will launch its first military spy satellite early Saturday on a SpaceX rocket, Seoul's defence ministry said, intensifying a space race on the peninsula after Pyongyang launched its first military eye in the sky last month. Seoul's reconnaissance satellite, carried by one of Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets, will lift off from…
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How would you like to hang out with football star Alex Iwobi, win shopping vouchers worth 100,000, and enjoy a shopping spree on Infinix's account? 
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A blast and gunfire killed at least 11 civilians in eastern Iraq, two security officials said on Friday, an attack which the provincial governor blamed on jihadists. The violence, in Diyala province, occurred on Thursday evening and targeted a minibus returning the civilians from an electoral meeting organised by a candidate from their tribe, an…
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On issues ranging from human rights to Ukraine, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's record has raised alarm bells in Washington, but each time US officials decided the concerns should not derail the relationship, Modi now faces his biggest risk yet after US prosecutors allege that an Indian government official directed an assassination attempt on US…
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Nigerian rapper Oladipupo Oladimeji, widely known as Oladips, took to his Instagram stories to express his displeasure with fellow artist Qdot. Oladips accused Qdot of seeking attention by prematurely declaring him alive when there were reports of his death. In a series of posts on Thursday, Oladips criticized Qdot for posting "My gee is alive"…