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Lagos Bags Pension Award

Lagos Bags Pension Award

Lagos State government has been honoured with a pension award for demonstrating commitment to its pensioners and full implementation of the Pension Reform Act of 2004. The awardee, Managing Director, Peter Adedeji Peninscope Professional Warranty Limited while presenting the award at the Public Lecture, Award and Luncheon of 6th Edition, Peniscope Magazine, with theme: Government […]

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Govt, Firms Raise N1.55tr In Nine Months

Govt, Firms Raise N1.55tr In Nine Months

•SEC assures investors on market integrity Governments and companies raised N1.55 trillion from the capital market within the first nine months of this year, an official has said. Governments and companies are increasingly turning to the market to raise debt and equity capital. Acting Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr Abdul Zubair said […]

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Winners Emerge In Fidelity Bank’s Get Alert In Millions Promo

Winners Emerge In Fidelity Bank’s Get Alert In Millions Promo

Fidelity Bank Plc has rewarded its customers in the ongoing Get Alert in Millions promo Reloaded meant to promote and empower its customers. The bank yesterday gave out N19 million to 13 customers who won different prizes in the promo. Some of the winners are Abasima Okon, who won N1 million and John Celestine who […]

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Politics

Oyegun Urges PDP To Become Responsible Opposition Party

Oyegun Urges PDP To Become Responsible Opposition Party

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has congratulated the new National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ), Prince Uche Secondus and other officers on their election at the party’s recent National Convention. In a press statement, the APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie- Oyegun hoped that the newly-elected PDP National Chairman will use […]

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Ayorinde: Expect More From Ambode

Ayorinde: Expect More From Ambode

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy Mr. Steve Ayorinde, in this interview with Group Political Editor Emmanuel Oladesu and Musa Odoshimokhe, explains how Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is accomplishing his people-oriented programmes, his plans to increase the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) and his projections for next year. What are your projections for next year? We […]

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Oyo 2019: How Far Can Oke-Ogun Go?

Oyo 2019: How Far Can Oke-Ogun Go?

Ahead of the 2019 governorship election in Oyo State, the people of Oke-Ogun zone have renewed their agitation for power shift. Assistant Editor LEKE SALAUDEEN examines why the coveted seat has eluded them for long and suggests how they could realise their ambition of producing a successor to Governor Abiola Ajimobi in 2019. INDIGENES of […]

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Sports

MARATHON: Why Elite Runners Are Always In Front Cells-Alli

MARATHON: Why Elite Runners Are Always In Front Cells-Alli

The General Manager of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Yussuf Alli has clarified why some runners are placed in the front cell in marathons and road races. Alli said athletes’ pedigree and time in previous races determine where they are placed. “Insinuation that Kenyans, Ethiopians and other foreign nationals are favoured at the detriment […]

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Maikaba Satisfied With MFM Draw Amid Tight Schedule

Maikaba Satisfied With MFM Draw Amid Tight Schedule

Akwa United head coach, Abdu Maikaba, has expressed contentment with his team’s 1-1 draw with MFM FC on the opening day of the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Invitational on Monday. Maikaba’s men rallied back from a goal behind to claim a point off MFM at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano after Ajibola […]

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CHAN Eagles Confront NPFL Champions Plateau United

CHAN Eagles Confront NPFL Champions Plateau United

Nigeria’s home –based senior team will file out against reigning NPFL champions Plateau United at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Wednesday, in their first match of the glamour Super Six Tournament. Head Coach Salisu Yusuf has promptly replaced injured Joseph Osadiaye with Nura Mohammed, while the place of former Akwa United FC defender Afeez […]

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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

Technician Arraigned For Car ‘Theft’

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Technician Arraigned For Car ‘Theft’

A 30-year-old auto mechanic, Godwin Anthony, who allegedly stole a car valued at N800,000, was yesterday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. Anthony is facing trial on a charge of stealing. He pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, ASP Edet Okoi, told the court that the accused committed the offence on November 21 at about […]

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TSA Remittances: Buhari’s Cos To Appear Before Reps Over Exemption Of Mdas, NNPC Accounts

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TSA Remittances: Buhari’s Cos To Appear Before Reps Over Exemption Of Mdas, NNPC Accounts

•NNPC boss gets 48 hours to produce presidential approval Chief of Staff (CoS) to the President Abba Kyari is to appear before a House of Representatives’ panel investigating noncompliance with Treasury Single Account (TSA). Kyari is expected to explain, with documented evidence what led to his approvals for the exemption of certain accounts of Ministries, […]

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Neighbour Allegedly Defiles Two Sisters

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Neighbour Allegedly Defiles Two Sisters

A 31-year-old man, Abayomi Oyedeji, has been arraigned before Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly detaining and defiling two sisters, aged two and four. Oyedeji, who lives at 61, Oduselu Street, Itire, Lagos, was arraigned on a four-count charge that bothers on unlawful detention and defilement of children. ýProsecuting Sergeant Anthonia Osayande told the […]

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