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In Support Of Nigeria Road Safety Commission Act

In Support Of Nigeria Road Safety Commission Act

I want to use this forum to, once again, commend the House of Representatives for their on-going deliberations on the Nigeria Road Safety Commission, which has passed through the second reading. It is long overdue, but it is better late than never. In one of my articles in this column, I had raised a very […]

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Filed in Business by on July 30, 2018 0 Comments
Surveyors Challenge Professionals At Product Platform Launch

Surveyors Challenge Professionals At Product Platform Launch

Determined to checkmate the activities of quacks in the building and construction industry, the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) through its Faculty of Estate Agency and Marketing, has launched a Multiple Listing Site for members to have contact with buyers of real estate products. At the unveiling of the website in Lagos, […]

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NNPC To Reduce Daily Losses In Fuel Supply To N516m

NNPC To Reduce Daily Losses In Fuel Supply To N516m

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to reduce daily losses from N774 million to N516 million, Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, has said. He said the corporation would achieve this by cutting the level of fuel consumed from 60 million to 40 million litres. He noted that product diversion and activities […]

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Politics

Kano 2019: The Battle Ahead For Ganduje, Kwankwaso, Shekarau

Kano 2019: The Battle Ahead For Ganduje, Kwankwaso, Shekarau

Following Monday’s defection of Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and about 13 other Senators from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kano State Correspondent, Kolade Adeyemi, recalls the political rivalry between former Governor Kwankwaso and his successor, the incumbent Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and former Governor Ibrahim Shekarau and […]

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‘In Senate, I’Ll Sponsor Laws To Protect The Aged’

‘In Senate, I’Ll Sponsor Laws To Protect The Aged’

As 2019 election heats up, Green Akpofure Obire has set his eyes for the Delta Central Senatorial District’s seat. In this interview with Joe Agbro Jr., Obire who is aspiring under the platform of All Grassroots Alliance (AGA) said its time for youths to take over from the old politicians even as he promises to […]

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Osun Apc, Pdp: Coping With Post-Primary Crises

Osun Apc, Pdp: Coping With Post-Primary Crises

The All Progressives Congress (APC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other opposition parties are warming up for the governorship election in Osun State. But, their shadow polls generated controversies. Correspondent SOJI ADENIYI examines how the parties are coping with their post-primary crises There is no single political party in Osun State that is insulated […]

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Sports

IAAF Grant: Reps To Probe Alleged Missing $150,000

IAAF Grant: Reps To Probe Alleged Missing $150,000

The House of Representatives on Thursday resolved to to probe alleged missing 150,000 dollars paid to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria ( AFN ) by the International Amateur Athletics Federation ( IAAF ). The House will also look into the threat of banning the country from IAAF activities if the money was not recovered. This […]

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Bayern Stroll Into UEFA Champions Quarter Finals

Bayern Stroll Into UEFA Champions Quarter Finals

Treble-title chasing Bayern Munich eased past Turkey’s Besiktas 3-1 on Wednesday to breeze into the Champions League quarter-finals with an 8-1 aggregate win. It was a record 11th straight victory in the competition for coach Jupp Heynckes, who had led Bayern to the title in 2013 before retiring and returning this season. The German side […]

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Onyekuru To Feature In Belgium League Playoff

Onyekuru To Feature In Belgium League Playoff

SUPER Eagles’ attacker, Henry Onyekuru has said that he is expected to return to RSC Anderlecht next month when the Belgian league playoffs begin. Onyekuru, who has been at Everton training ground for some weeks, told AOIFootball.com from the UK, that he has started kicking the ball already and would return to Anderlecht early next […]

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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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Filed in Entertainment by on February 18, 2017 0 Comments
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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Anxiety In Plateau Over Plot To Fuel Farmers-Herders Clash

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Anxiety In Plateau Over Plot To Fuel Farmers-Herders Clash

There is anxiety in Plateau State over the plot by some fifth columnists to renew the farmers-herders clash. The said plot was designed to disrupt the relative peace being enjoyed in the state. It was learnt that those forces are behind the recent intermittent attacks on innocent villagers in the past few weeks. The latest […]

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Osinbajo Tackles Obasanjo, IBB, Jonathan Over Oil Cash

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Osinbajo Tackles Obasanjo, IBB, Jonathan Over Oil Cash

•VP flays spending on infrastructure •‘Restructuring won’t solve our problem’ VICE-President Yemi Osinbajo has spoken again on how huge funds went down the drain in previous administrations, which earned much and invested little in infrastructure. Prof. Osinbajo, who rejected the seemingly popular notion that Nigeria’s problem could be solved by restructuring, said only prudent management […]

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Six-Year Term Okay, Says Ekweremadu

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Six-Year Term Okay, Says Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate Presiddent Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday renewed his call for a single six-year term for President and governors. For him, “This will substantially reduce the political tensions and executive excesses that come with self-succession.” In a facebook post, Ekweremdu added that the option is the only way to stop desperation in the political system. He […]

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