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National ID: Nigeria Wasted $2.5bn In 45 Years- Aladekomo

Nigeria may have lost about $2.5 billion dollars in the last 45 years due to poor implementation of several failed...
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National ID: Nigeria Wasted $2.5bn In 45 Years- Aladekomo

Ebonyi Govt Raises Panel On Release Of Warlords

The Ebonyi State government yesterday set up a panel of inquiry over the unauthorized release of 55 suspected warlords who...
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Ebonyi Govt Raises Panel On Release Of Warlords

MONEY MATTERS: Government And Finance

As well as being important for an individual or household, investments are important for the broader economy. There is interdependence...
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MONEY MATTERS: Government And Finance

NSCDC, soldiers, police foil jailbreak in Edo

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, said it foiled a jailbreak attempt by inmates at the...
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NSCDC, soldiers, police foil jailbreak in Edo

IGP gives AIGs, CPs marching orders to end escalating crimes

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, yesterday, charged top echelon of the Force to stem the tide...
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IGP gives AIGs, CPs marching orders to end escalating crimes

Delta group writes Senate, picks holes in draft PIB

A Delta State diaspora group, Isoko Association of North America (IANA), has faulted some sections of the proposed Petroleum Industry...
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Delta group writes Senate, picks holes in draft PIB

No plan to attack banks, institutions –IPOB

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has rebuffed claim by the Department of State Security (DSS) that the Eastern Security Network...
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No plan to attack banks, institutions –IPOB

Sugar, wheat to join forex exclusion list –Emefiele

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Thursday disclosed that wheat and sugar would soon be...
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Sugar, wheat to join forex exclusion list –Emefiele

Police confirm killing of 3 personnel in Ebonyi

Ebonyi State Police Command, yesterday, confirmed the killing of three police officers who were on duty at the Nwezenyi axis...
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Police confirm killing of 3 personnel in Ebonyi

Govs not opposed to financial autonomy for legislature, judiciary

Governors of the 36 states of the federation under the platform of Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) have appealed to striking...
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Govs not opposed to financial autonomy for legislature, judiciary
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  • National ID: Nigeria Wasted $2.5bn In 45 Years- Aladekomo

    Nigeria may have lost about $2.5 billion dollars in the last 45 years due to poor implementation of several failed national identity projects according to Sir Demola Aladekomo, chairman of Chams Plc. Aladekomo disclosed this while speaking on the topic: Socio-Economic Benefits of Shifting Paradigms, at a forum organized by the University of Lagos MBA 83-84...
  • Ebonyi Govt Raises Panel On Release Of Warlords

    The Ebonyi State government yesterday set up a panel of inquiry over the unauthorized release of 55 suspected warlords who were arrested in Effuim in Ohaukwu local government area of the state in the lingering communal clash between Effuim and Ezza Effuim communities. The panel which is to be chaired by the commissioner for border peace...
  • MONEY MATTERS: Government And Finance

    As well as being important for an individual or household, investments are important for the broader economy. There is interdependence between the household sector and other sectors of the economy, such as the corporate sector. For example, in the act of saving, households are not buying the goods and services that firms sell. However, by saving,...

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A pair of shoes designed and worn by musician Kanye West that are going up for auction are the most valuable to appear on the market, the auction house selling them says. The Nike Air Yeezy 1 Prototypes have an …
The submissions period for the 17th Edition of the AMA Awards is now open until July 31, 2021. The deadline for early submissions is scheduled for May 31, 2021 while the deadline for late entry is 31st of July 2021. …
Nwanneka Luxury Hair, a leading Nigerian beauty, cosmetics and personal care brand has expanded its operations into Ghana. The opening of the company’s first Ghanaian outlet at East Legon was a star-studded event with some of the biggest names in …
Organizers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards received over thousand entries after a call was made on the 19th of January. Approximately 6 weeks after the end of Call, nominations were unveiled on tv3 and on social media via charterhouse …
The judges were once again faced with the difficult task of screening contestants of all ages from all over Nigeria who were competing for a spot to show they have what it takes to be the next Nigerian Idol. The …
Rising Gospel Musician and “Adom” hit maker NSROMA (formerly called Boadiwaa) has released yet another touching and inspiring masterpiece “REASON”. The new single which was released with a carefully conceptualized, well shot and edited video features Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ …
Organizers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards have unveiled nominations for the 22nd Edition of the Scheme. The announcement event was broadcasted on TV3 and on social media via Charterhouse Live. The hour long event was packed and compact with …
Jamaican reggae singer Warrior King is generating a major buzz in the music industry with his most recent single, ‘Africa Love’ – a collaboration with West African superstar MzVee. The afrobeat track, created by popular producer Jermaine ‘Crawba Genius’ Henry, …
On 19th January 2021, a call was made to all Artiste, Music Producers, Beat Makers, Instrumentalists and Stakeholders to submit their works which fall within the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) calendar year – January 1st to December 31st 2020. …
Lifestyle
Happy Ramadan to all our Readers and everyone out there… We pray that the divinity of this holy month erase all the sinful thoughts off your mind and fill it with a sense of purity and gratitude towards Allah.   …
National Association of Nupe Students (NANUS), National Headquarters (NHQs). The Convention Planning Committee (CPC) hereby inform the general public and interested individual who are willing to aspire for any post that the form will be ready for sale starting from …
Emirates is making travel to Dubai even sweeter in 2021 with the return of My Emirates Pass – an exclusive offer that turns the Emirates boarding pass into a membership card giving customers deals and discounts in over 450 restaurants, …
The award night was a memorable one to be remembered. Dija’s Event Center at MI Wushishi Estate Minna was graced by hundreds of beautiful faces, as more than 100 Football lovers  were present in the award night ceremony. Many high …
Shehu Suleiman Inga Football Club (SSI FC), a basic-level football team in the coast of minna is here with an award night ceremony and end of the year football match, first of its kind. The event is to commemorate with …
A Muslim woman has expressed her happiness and excitement after her husband married a second wife. Safa, who is based in New Jersey, took to Twitter on Saturday, December 19, to share the good news, praying for Allah’s protection for …
The Tigray Region is the northernmost region of Ethiopia. Tigray is the homeland of the Tigrayan, Irob and Kunama peoples. Tigray is also known as Region 1 according to the federal constitution. Its capital and largest city is Mekelle. (Wikipedia) …
Ghanaian modeling Agency BT Models are part of this year’s International Fashion Week Dubai. The fashion week is being held from 12th November to 14th November at the Hotel Sofitel Dubai the Palms. Ghana is being represented on the runway …
In a fight to revive a rare cultural heritage and heal a nation scarred by conflict a Central African Republic band and dancers are trying to revamp the country’s traditional music and dance style – known as “Motenguene”. Its name …
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  • Cryptocurrencies breed illegal activities, raise risks – CBN

    The Central Bank of Nigeria has said cryptocurrencies promote illegal activities and raise risks , among other reasons . It said this on Sunday in a statement regarding various comments and reactions following its recent reminder to Deposit Money Banks to desist from transacting in/ and with entities dealing in cryptocurrencies. The CBN stated , “ The recent...
  • Petrol price may hit N190 as oil nears $60

    Marketers have said with the current realities in the global crude oil markets, the price of Premium Motor Spirit ( petrol ) in Nigeria should be between N 185 and N 200 per litre , unless the government wants to subsidise the product , ’ FEMI ASU reports The upturn in global oil prices last week...
  • Aliko Dangote remains Africa’s richest person for 10-years straight

    Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is Africa’s richest person for the tenth time in a row, according to the 2021 Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List released on Friday January 22. Forbes stated that the president/CEO of Dangote Group is now worth $12.1 billion, up by $2 billion from last year’s list following a 30% rise in the share...
  • PAN To Begin 2-shifts vehicle production lines in 6 months-MD

    The new management of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN), has said that, it will in the next six months, commence two shifts of its vehicle production lines. Acting Managing Director of PAN, Ms. Taiwo Oluleye, who disclosed this during the graduation of 2019/2020 Batch trainees of Modern Auto Maintenance Techniques at the PAN Learning Centre, said the...
  • BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala set to lead WTO______ Report

    Nigeria ’s Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala is set to become the new director - general of the World Trade Organisation . According to Reuters , a key group of WTO ambassadors proposed Okonjo -Iweala to lead the trade organisation on Wednesday , clearing a path for her to become the first woman and African to head the...
  • BREAKING: Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 13.7%, highest in 30 months.

    Nigeria’s inflation rose to 13.7 per cent in September, hitting its highest level since its 13.34 per cent rate of March 2018 . The National Bureau of Statistics disclosed this in its Consumer Price Index report for September on Thursday . Part of the report read , “The consumer price index which measures inflation increased by 13...
  • Okonjo-Iweala makes final two in WTO race.

    World Trade Organization, WTO, members have selected two final candidates – Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee – to advance to the final round in the race to lead the Geneva-based trade body, Bloomberg has reported. By advancing two women to the final round of the selection process, the WTO will likely have the...
  • Discos obey NERC, begin 14-day tariff hike suspension.

    Some power distribution companies are beginning to comply with the order of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission by suspending the September 1 , 2020 tariff increase . On Tuesday night , NERC issued an order suspending the hike in electricity tariffs for 14 days . Labour unions and the Federal Government had reached a truce on Sunday...
  • NIGER TO CUT WATER SUPPLY TO ARMY BARRACKS OVER N700M UNPAID BILLS

     Niger government has threatened to stop water supply to the Army Barracks in Minna over unpaid bills amounting to over N700 million. It is total debts for water supply owed by the army, police, DSS and other agencies. The state commissioner for Water Resources, Yusuf Suleiman said this during a media round-table in Minna when he got...
Sports
The curtain was drawn on the 20th National Sports Festival tagged ‘Edo 2020’ yesterday with the defending champions, Team Delta, amassing an astonishing 384 medals, comprising 158 gold, 116 silver, 110 bronze to beat Host Edo State and other participating …
No fewer than Sixteen National and Festival records have so far been set in the swimming event at the ongoing 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin City Edo State. While two of the records are set in National Records …
Ahead of this weekend El Clasico clash that could help decide the title race, Zinedine Zidane has said that he hopes Lionel Messi stays at Barcelona, saying his presence is good for La Liga. Real Madrid host Barcelona today as …
Kelechi Iheanacho has received another accolade after his goal against Burnley was voted Leicester City’s goal of the month for March.   Iheanacho enjoyed a good run of form for the Foxes last month, scoring seven times in five games. …
  The Presidency has weighed into the crisis between the Federal Ministry of Sports and the Edo State Government on the National Sports Festival holding in Benin City. Citing lack of funds, the Edo State government had given the Federal Government …
Former African Champions, the Super Eagles have moved four places in the latest World football governing body monthly ranking for April.   With 1487.16 points, the Nigerian side are ranked 32rd in the world and third-best team in Africa behind …
Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jr scored twice as they punished a sloppy Liverpool side to win 3-1 at home in Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg match.   The 20-year-old Brazilian fired the 13-times European champions into the lead …
No fewer than ten athletes have tested positive for COVID 19, BSNSports.com.ng can report.   Confirming this to the media, Dr. Obi, the Incident Manager COVID-19 Response, Edo State revealed that seven affected persons have been moved to Stella Obasanjo …
Crotone striker, Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo equaled an Italian Serie A record in his team’s 4-3 loss to Napoli at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Saturday afternoon.   When he found the back of the net through a right-footed shot …
Tech
Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, and B Medical Systems S.à r.l, have announced that the vehicle with a dedicated refrigerator for transporting vaccines at the appropriate temperatures developed jointly by the three companies, has met the relevant standards set …
Beware a newly discovered malicious app that pretends to update your phone but, in reality, is just a giant spyware application that can steal pretty much all your data while also monitoring your movements and online search history. Simply called …
Three new lifeforms have been discovered in different locations on the International Space Station (ISS), potentially offering researchers a new way to grow food in space. American and Indian scientists have examined four bacterial strains from the station and found …
Samsung Electronics topped the global TV market for the 15th consecutive year, according to market research firm, Omdia. Newly released data published on February 23 notes that Samsung Electronics recorded 31.8% in global TV market share by revenue in Q4 …
Huawei has unveiled a revamped foldable smartphone, which it says has a much smaller internal gap when closed than that of its main rival Samsung. The Mate X2 marks a major redesign for the Chinese firm. When shut, the large …
Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison by a high court in South Korea. The bribery case is a retrial of an earlier one involving the country’s former President Park Geun-hye, …
The technical assistant, information technology to the Ministry of Communication, Femi Adeluyi, made this known in a statement issued on the night of Thursday, December 31, 2020, in Abuja. He said the development was part of the federal government’s policy …
Data usage is how much data your phone uploads or downloads using mobile data. To make sure that you’re not using too much data on your data plan, you can check and change your data usage.   As a result …
As part of its plans to give back and re-ignite the sparkle of the Yuletide Season, Airtel Nigeria, has rolled out new exciting offers on its Home Broad Band (HBB) devices, including MiFIs, Routers and the ODU Smartbox.   The …

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Interviews
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello spoke with reporters in Abuja, shortly after briefing President Muhammadu Buhari on the security situation in his state. Correspondent BOLAJI OGUNDELE was there.   WHAT is your assessment of the security situation in Niger State? The …
Abdullahi Dogo (30), Suleiman Abubakar (50), Babuga Mamman (42), and Abubakar Abdullahi (31), of Sabon Pegi village in the Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State were recently apprehended by the state police command for allegedly being in possession of …
The Federal Government has directed civil servants on Grade Level 10 and below to resume duty with effect from Monday . It, however , said no worker would be allowed entry into any government offices without face masks . The …
Pelumi Keshinro also known as @ayam_pikoh_official is one of the young talents currently rocking the Nigerian Entertainment industry. She is a Comedienne, actor, content creator and a social media influencer who hails from Ogun State, Ijebu Ode precisely. Though, she …
Usman Abubakar Tafawa Balewa is the 60-year-old son of Nigeria’s first Prime Minister, the late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. He retired from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency in 2018 and is currently a farmer and businessman. In this …
Gloria Chinwe Chubuike speaks about her passion for the fight against malaria on plus TV #TeaTime show. Gloria Chibuike is the founder and CEO of Chinwe Chibuike Foundation, an international non-profit organization that leverage across Abia and other states in …
Precious Ikeakhe is a famous entrepreneur, political analyst, youth advocate and the managing director of Nigerian bottle water company, Frost Water. In an interactive session with Vanguard he mentioned how he is driven about the betterment of Nigerian politics and …
Gloria Chinwe Chubuike, Nigeria philanthropist, age 24, the president chinwe Chibuike Foundation and youth counsellor was live on plus TV where she spoke about  maximizing youth demography in Nigeria. When asked about the future of Nigerian youths, are they still …
Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, described the amended 6th Broadcasting Code by the National Broadcasting Commission as a war by the government on arts and its producers. The NBC had reviewed some parts of the broadcasting code, which affect content …
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