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Financial Expert, Rewane, Faults Report Ranking Lagos 3rd Worst City To Live In

…says report subjective, does not reflect truth Renowned financial expert, Mr. Bismarck Rewane, has faulted a report rating Lagos as third worst city to live in the world. A report issued on Tuesday by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) had cited security, education and healthcare delivery as benchmarks for its ratings. But speaking on a Television programme,  ‘Network Africa’ on Channels ...

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I will Only Retire When Atiku Is Installed – Iwuanyanwu

He’s the best President Nigeria will have – Ihedioha Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party and frontline businessman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has declared his support for the presidential aspiration of former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar. Chief Iwuanyanwu in company with other leaders of the PDP in Imo State received Atiku in Owerri during his visit to the state ...

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FSARS Officers To Go For Psychiatric Test, As IG Reorganises Outfit

In compliance with presidential directive for the overhaul of the much criticised Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Tuesday announced a series of makeover measures to give the police branch a new image. The squad has been renamed FSARS (Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad) under the command of a new commissioner of police that is ...

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5,000 Entrepreneurs For Africa’s Largest Entrepreneurial Convening In Lagos

Africa’s leading entrepreneurship-focused philanthropic organisation, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has announced October 25, 2018, as the date for its 4thannual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum. The largest gathering of African entrepreneurs and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem will unite over 5,000 entrepreneurs, global investors, leaders from the African public and private sectors and developmental organisations at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.  The ...

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NLC Charges Bayelsa Govt On Salary Arrears

The Nigeria Labour Congress, Bayelsa State chapter, has urged the Seriake Dickson-led government to pay the three months salary arrears of its workers to improve their well-being. Recall that Governor Dickson had in January 2018 explained  that the outstanding salary arrears were a balance of half salaries he paid during the recession in 2016. The State Chairman, NLC, Mr. John ...

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(Photo) Atiku Visits Oba Of Benin

Former Vice President of Nigeria and frontline aspirant for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, in Benin, the Edo State capital. The visit was in continuation of his nationwide consultation. Below is a picture of the visit:

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U.S. Suspends Visa, Consular Services In Abuja

The United States Embassy in Nigeria said that it has shut down its visa and consular services section in Abuja until further notice. The embassy which did not give any reason for the action said in a message posted on its website that scheduled visa and ACS applicants for Abuja will be contacted for rescheduling. “Until further notice, all consular ...

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BREAKING: Reps Meet With INEC On 2019 Polls

The House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters is currently meeting with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The, committee, chaired by Mrs Aisha Dukku, is mainly discussing the budget for the 2019 polls. In attendance is INEC’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu. Details later…

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Whither Fayose’s Transition Committee?

By Segun Dipe One month after the 14 July 2018 Governorship election in Ekiti State, Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose is still in denial. He has neither congratulated the acclaimed winner of the election, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, who happened to be his predecessor in office and did not deny him the benefit of such honour in 2014, nor constituted a ...

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Adeosun’s Exemption Certificate Scandal: SERAP Sues NYSC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure and the NYSC over “failure to publish specific documents and information on Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun’s application for NYSC exemption, and seeking to compel them to explain if Adeosun obtained any Exemption Certificate from the NYSC.” In the suit number FHC/L/CS/1369/18 filed yesterday at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, SERAP is seeking “an order for ...

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