Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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Business

In order for an entrepreneur to make his business a going concern and a profitable venture, the location of his business matters a lot. Businesses must be located at a place close to the market, labour, raw materials and a ...
Bulls and Bullions

The lion’s den is no niche for humans or animals that can’t stand up to the sylvatic tendencies of the king of the kingdom. Each day of the dark clouds accompanied by the whistling crickets and lights from our wool ...
The rise of women

Most men must have noticed, but they’re on the way out,” observed Benny, a highly successful engineer and a single mother of three. “Hopeless cases they are, heading for the exit. Redundant. Finito! Soon they’ll be flattened by a horde ...
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Take a walk around Africa, around your area on any African soil and you’ll be delighted by the level of intelligence shown by African kids. They were born into homes that could best be slums in nations with better organisation ...
Girl Child inheritance

I was scribbling down notes on gender inequality, when a niggling thought wiggled its way into my mind and engaged me in an irritating contest. I tried as much as I could to silence the irksome taunt of the voice ...
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Installing security spy cameras in the home, office and hotels is one of the best things any security conscious individual can do, but the security camera like I have noticed, can be used for negative things as well. I once ...

A group, Civil Enlightenment Organisation of Nigeria, has called on Nigerians to support the anti-corruption crusade of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group said corruption was capable of derailing the country’s democracy, adding that the President alone cannot fight the war ...

When the wind of controversy surrounding the All Progressives Change’s promised N5,000 pay for unemployed Nigerians blew my way, the first thing I did was pick up my calculator and punch in the numbers. If the Muhammadu Buhari government paid ...
APC and Buhari

The All Progressives Congress has cornered itself on the issue of N5,000 stipend to be paid to 25 million unemployed Nigerians; how the party intends to manipulate itself out of it without losing face will require more tricks than Harry ...
Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of marginalising the southern part of the country in his appointments. Fani-Kayode was reacting to the appointment of Mr. Mustafa Magu as the acting Chairman of the ...
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THE Nigeria Police has lost 90,000 officers to the Boko Haram insurgency in the country, says the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase. The IGP made this known at the while visiting the Sokoto State Police Command. He also used ...
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The Supreme Court has ordered that the trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki before the Code of Conduct Tribunal be put to a stop. The order of Justice John Fabiyi-led five-man panel of the apex court followed a concession given ...
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Barely 24-hours after Chief Raymond Dokpesi, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, apologised to Nigerians over the party’s decision to field former President Goodluck Jonathan, as its sole candidate for the 2015 presidential. The party however, has revealed through its spokes ...
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Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has congratulated his predecessor, Kayode Fayemi on his appointment as Minister of Solid Minerals. The governor said this in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and News Media, Lere Olayinka, ...
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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has fined Guinness Nigeria Plc, N1bn for violating laid down rules. According to Punch Newspapers, NAFDAC had accused Guinness of allegedly revalidating expired products without authorisation and supervision, and exposing ...
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The Theater Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Yusha’u Abubakar, yesterday said Sambisa must be captured before the end of December deadline having liberated villages around the forest. Abubakar, who visited the librated Bita village in Gwoza local government ...
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Paga has the award for the “Outstanding Growing Business” category during the 2015 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE). The award ceremony took place on November 5 in Marrakesh, Morocco. Paga was established in 2009 to provide solution to the viable ...
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Following a successful campaign at the jusy concluded FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, the Golden Eaglets were given a heroic welcome, as they arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja on Wednesday. The Eaglets arrived aboard Emirates Airline flight ...
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Preaident Muhammadu Buhari has said his choice of ministers was deliberate to appoint round pegs in round holes to avoid the mistake of appointing those who would not perform. In his words, the President said, ‎“Today we witness the swearing-in of ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari, has just announced the portfolios of ministers. This is coming immediately after the oath taking ceremony. On the list, the president has announced former Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, as the Minister of Power, Works and ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari, will in a moment unveil his ministers, as the oath taking ceremony is underway. The president inaugurated the federal executive council at a ceremony held at the council chambers of the presidential villa in Abuja. The programme ...
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Following the compulsory retirement of 17 Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved the appointment of 18 new Permanent Secretaries as their replacement in the Federal Civil Service, while 36 others are to be redeployed. ...
Etisalat

Etisalat one of the biggest telecom service providers has organized a three-day capacity building programme for the unemployed youth in partnership with Leadership Empowerment and Resource Network (LEARN). The aim of the training was to address the challenges of employability. ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari is set to redeem his 30-year-old pledge to the Nigerian Golden Eaglets team of 1985. On Tuesday, the President assured members of the Golden Eaglets, that won the country’s first U-17 world title in 1985, that his ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari and former president, Olusegun Obasanjo held a private meeting at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday. Not much is known about the reason for the meeting, which lasted for over 30 minutes. Journalists were barred from ...
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The European Union on Monday said 7,436 Nigerians crossed into Europe  illegally in the second quarter of 2015. EU Deputy Head of Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Richar Young, made this known on the side line of a news briefing ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the mass retirement of all permanent secretaries. It is understood, that the president met with the permanent secretaries briefly, before giving the order. At the meeting were Chief of Staff to the President Abba Kyari and the Head of Civil ...
Pastor rapes tenager

The Nasarawa State Police command on Monday arrested a 46 year-old pastor, Ifeanyi Bernard, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl in the Karu Local Government Area of the state. According to police authorities, the alleged rape took place on November ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday fired the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, thus bringing his reign as the country’s anti-graft tsar to an end amid fraud allegations. The President called the EFCC boss into ...
PDP vs APC

No fewer than 1,000 youths of the All Progressives Congress from the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party. They were received into the party by Governor Seriake Dickson at the Government ...
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No fewer than 338 persons who were held captive by the dreaded terrorist sect, Boko Haram have regained their freedom, after Nigerian troops stormed the sect’s den, in Sabisa. Nigerian army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman, who confirmed this, said that ...
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Following his leadership role and performance at the just concluded Tanzanian General Election, as head of Commonwealth Observer Group, the 53-nation body of former British colonies, has given former President Goodluck Jonathan the nod, to lead the charge for the ...
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MTN on Monday has announced the resignation of CEO, Sifiso Dabengwa over the fine NCC slammed on the company for failure to deactivate unregistered SIM cards or SIM cards that were not properly registered. According to the statement, the company ...
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Barely 24-hours after the arrest of a wanted Boko Haram suspect, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, the Nigeria army, has yet again, arrested another insurgent whose name is on the list of the 100 Boko Haram suspects ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari, today removed Ibrahim Lamorde as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Lamorde joined the EFCC at the inception of the commission in 2003 and was made director of operations. In 2007, when Nuhu Ribadu, ...
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Following news which filtered to the public, that Virgin Atlantic Airways laid-off its Nigerian crew and is closing down its offices in Nigeria. The Marketing and Communications Manager of Virgin Atantic Airways (VAA), Kudirat Scott-Igbene, has given reasons for airline’s action. ...
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Panic struck the aviation sector on Saturday when news went round that, Virgin Atlantic Airways, is pulling out of the Nigerian route . Although the airline is yet to officially announce its pull out, it has issued letters of sack ...
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No fewer than 500 Nigerians are languishing in various United Kingdom prisons, a Nigerian envoy had said. This is quite different from the 29,000 awaiting deportation from the UK, as its government says it is working with the Federal Government ...
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‎President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday distribute portfolios and swear in ministers-designate, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said on Twitter on its official Twitter handle on Saturday. This means the much awaited federal executive council (FEC) will be constitu‎ted ...
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Ahead of the U-17 World Cup Final match on Sunday, between the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria and Mali, President Muhammadu Buhari has had a video-call with the Nigerian U-17 team. The Golden Eaglets is expected to make it a record ...
ETISALAT

Etisalat Nigeria, one of the leading telecom service providers in Nigeria has released the list of finalists for the company’s Prize for Innovation, 2015. The two categories which are Innovative Product/Service and Innovative Idea were listed without following any particular ...
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The Taraba State Election Petition Tribunal rules that Darius Ishaku was misappropriately picked as Governor of Taraba State, and has declared the governorship candidate and mister-designate of the All Progressives Congress (PDP) in the State, Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan (Mama ...
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The Department of State Services (DSS) has continued to place the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, on house arrest. Dasuki, is said to have refused to accept an invitation sent by the Director of the DSS, whose operatives ...
SCHOOL-ASSEMBLY

The Nigeria police has ordered that assembly devotion in primary and secondary schools be suspended nationwide. This is coming after an intelligence report, that pupils may be targeted during the exercise by insurgents. Investigation showed that there was a signal ...
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In a bid to conserve the dwindling finances of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has told the ministers-designate that there will be no convoy of car or aid when they resume office. According to the former governor of Anambra state ...
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Of the 253 Nigerian Students who graduated in various academic disciplines from the Linton University College, Malaysia, 50 made first class honours, the Petroleum Technology Development Fund has said. The ceremony which was held in the school hall, had 35 ...
DON´T LOOK INSIDE PART 2

Recalling Part 1 of this article, I concluded that using substandard materials for our projects can be more a waste of money than a saving, overhead for the tenant and can end up affecting the prices of standard products in ...
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The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that the number of mobile internet users in Nigeria has risen from 95.37 million it was in August to 97.27 in September. According to NCC, there was an increase of 1.84 million in ...
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Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) today blocked the Niger Bridge in protest of the continued detention of their leader and Radio Biafra Director, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, who was arrested on the 19th of October, 2015. Vehicular movement were disrupted in ...
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Some of the policemen who embarked on an illegal raid in the FESTAC area of Lagos State and tortured 30 persons including a journalist last week, may be charged with armed robbery, PUNCH Metro has learnt. PUNCH Metro had reported ...

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