Business

Oando Supports Infrastructure Development In Africa

Oando Supports Infrastructure Development In Africa

Infrastructure is crucial to achieving Africa’s sustainable development goal of ending extreme poverty and increasing shared prosperity. A recent World Bank study found that the poor state of infrastructure in many parts of Africa reduced national economic growth by two percentage points every year and cut business productivity by as much as 40 per cent, […]

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Think First Technologies Unveils E-Payment Platform

Think First Technologies Unveils E-Payment Platform

Think First Technologies has unveiled Ogaranya, an e-payment platform that enables banks complete orders for customers. Its Founder, Akinyele Olubodun, said the product was developed after years of careful research. “After a careful research, we have cracked the solution to commerce and seamless payment. We have bridged the gap of internet, commerce and payment in […]

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MAN Advocates Synthesis Of Monetary, Fiscal Policies

MAN Advocates Synthesis Of Monetary, Fiscal Policies

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has canvassed the need to sustain the expansionary policy stance of the current administration while ensuring sufficient synthesis of monetary and fiscal policies. The association asked that lending rates should be moderated through development banks, financial windows while taxes and levies should either drop or remain unchanged, and appropriate […]

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Politics

Why I Want To Govern Abia – Nyerere

Why I Want To Govern Abia – Nyerere

Dr. Anyim Nyerere contested for the governorship seat in Abia State in 2015 but lost. In this interview with Chief Correspondent, Edozie Udeze and Correspondent, Ndidi Ukodili, he explains why he wants to govern Abia State. Excerpts IN 2015 you indicated interest to govern Abia state by contesting the governorship election but lost. Do you […]

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‘How We Keep Lalong On His Toes’

‘How We Keep Lalong On His Toes’

The 8th Assembly in Plateau State is been led by Rt. Hon. Peter Azi, who has been in the state assembly for the 4th time. In this interview with Yusufu Aminu Idegu, the Speaker dwells on relationship with the state executive as well challenges facing the state legislature. HOW has it been coping with the […]

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‘Ambode Is God-Sent’

‘Ambode Is God-Sent’

Hon. Mustain Tobun is a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly. He represents Epe Constituency 1 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He is the Chairman, House Committee on Works and Infrastructure. In this interview with MUSA ODOSHIMOKHE, he speaks on the various projects being executed by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode […]

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Sports

Arsenal Seals £56m Aubameyang Deal

Arsenal Seals £56m Aubameyang Deal

Arsenal have completed the club-record £56million signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund. Dortmund confirmed the news on their Twitter account on Wednesday, before Arsenal then shared a series of pictures of Aubameyang posing in the club’s home kit, pulling a variety of animated poses. He has become the best-paid player in the club’s history […]

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King Samuel Eto’o Mobbed As He Joins Konyaspor

King Samuel Eto’o Mobbed As He Joins Konyaspor

Samuel Eto’o has joined the 12th club of his professional career after signing for Konyaspor from rivals Antalyaspor on a two-and-a-half year contract. The experienced 36-year-old striker, who arrived in Turkey from Sampdoria in 2015, was able to seal yet another move after mutually terminating his Antalyaspor deal. The former Cameroon international’s arrival was announced […]

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Westphal, Others For Ile-Ife Heritage Marathon

Westphal, Others For Ile-Ife Heritage Marathon

Celebrated runner, Klaus Westphal and many others will take part in the maiden edition of the Ile-Ife Heritage Marathon which will take place on Sunday. According to the Race Director, Adedayo Akinbode, preparations are in top gear to host a successful event. “We are excited to confirm the participation of some world renowned marathoners for […]

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Entertainment

Culture Minister Lai Mohammmed Opens Lagos Theatre Festival 2017

Culture Minister Lai Mohammmed Opens Lagos Theatre Festival 2017

Yesterday, Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 opened with a symposium at the National Theatre. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed declared it open. Activities that include performances, workshops, and seminars continue today through March 5, when the festival comes to a close. However, on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Freedom Park, Lagos, and […]

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Creative Minds Share Life Changing Concetps At Tedlagos Ideas Search

Creative Minds Share Life Changing Concetps At Tedlagos Ideas Search

Show host Chikwe Ihekweazu with guests. TED Founder Chris Anderson (middle) with Paddy Anigbo of TEDLagos and a friend at the event. Leap Africa’s Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli. Sagu Dalle (left), Stephanie Busari and Judith Okonkwo at the session. Though last Saturday was largely all about the Lagos City Marathon, which resulted in the closure of […]

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Arueyingho’s Step Ahead In Painting, Print

Arueyingho’s Step Ahead In Painting, Print

Whatever level of control man has over unseen spiritual or metaphysics guidance in a given journey may not be exactly known to science and spiritualists. But for artist, Geoffrey Arueyingho, who just had his second solo art exhibition, titled A Step Ahead at National Gallery of Art (NGA), Kuto, Abeokuta, Ogun State, the joy of […]

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IT and Science

Dell EMC Launches Cloud Ecosystem Hub

Dell EMC Launches Cloud Ecosystem Hub

A new web-based Cloud Ecosystem Hub, has been unveiled by Dell EMC and Intel, to provide EMEA Cloud Service Providers (SPs) and end users with an online one stop site to unify and simplify access to Dell EMC’s cloud proposition and resources. The hub will connect customers with SPs to help establish stronger marketing efforts, […]

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How Nigeria Can Be A Big Tech Player In The World

How Nigeria Can Be A Big Tech Player In The World

When Nigeria rebased its economy in 2014, the IT sector, according to figures from the ICT Ministry, contributed 8.7 per cent to the country’s Gross Domestic product. That was an equivalent of N6.97 trillion ($44.3 billion) out of the total rebased GDP of N80.22 trillion ($510 billion). The belief is that the country’s developing technology […]

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Services Licencees Want NCC To Release Long Codes Access For Operations

Services Licencees Want NCC To Release Long Codes Access For Operations

Some major Value Added Service (VAS) providers in the country have appealed to the leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to fast-track the allocation of long codes for operators. These affected VAS providers were licensed over two years ago by the Commission to deliver voice services via special numbering codes also known as long […]

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Health

Aerobic Exercise Preserves Brain Volume, Improves Cognitive Function

Aerobic Exercise Preserves Brain Volume, Improves Cognitive Function

Using a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technique, researchers found that adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who exercised four times a week over a six-month period experienced an increase in brain volume in specific, or local, areas of the brain, but adults who participated in aerobic exercise experienced greater gains than those who just […]

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Doctors Accuse Cmds Of Defying Court Orders

Doctors Accuse Cmds Of Defying Court Orders

The President, Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital chapter, Dr. Adegboyega Fakunle, has accused the Chief Medical Directors of 12 federal hospitals of defying court judgments regarding their salary structure. Fakunle claimed that the hospitals also disobeyed the submissions of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogora as well […]

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How To Give Proper Drug Dosage To Babies

How To Give Proper Drug Dosage To Babies

Anyone who has ever attempted to administer drugs on a baby would confess that it’s a stressful exercise for everyone concerned, including the baby. Experts warn that children are more sensitive to medications than adults are; and that when administering drugs, care must be taken to ensure that the dosage is adhered to. “If given […]

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Other Recent News

How Shagaya Died, By FRSC

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How Shagaya Died, By FRSC

•APC, Saraki, Obasanjo, others mourn ex-minister The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has given an account of how former Minister of Internal Affairs, Senator John Shagaya died. Shagaya, retired Brigadier-General, died on Sunday in a road accident on Langtang-Pankshin Road in Plateau State. In a statement, FRSC spokesman Bisi Kazeem, said the Plateau State All […]

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Missing Policeman Found Dead In Benue

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Missing Policeman Found Dead In Benue

•Herdsmen kill two NSCDC men One of the two policemen declared missing after an encounter with Fulani herdsmen in Benue State on Saturday has been found dead. Four policemen were initially declared missing after they were ambushed by herdsmen in Tse Akpan in Logo Local Government but two returned unhurt. The policeman’s body was found […]

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How 31 Suspects Put $11.4m In Jonathan’s Wife’s Account

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How 31 Suspects Put $11.4m In Jonathan’s Wife’s Account

‘$41,438 blown in one-day shopping’ Ex-First Lady to EFCC: let’s settle THE DEPOSITORS Festus Iyoha Ocheche Emmanuel Philemon Buoro Festus Isidahomen Felicia Apatake Patricia Okogun Buoro Ojo Stella Wasiu Amaka Adebayo Segun Moses Jimoh Peter Ahmed Musa Ibrahim Musa Dame P. Jonathan Ayemere Sunday Eneji A.P Johnson Ojo Mary Buoro Jude Bosede Festus Iyoha Jimoh […]

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