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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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Mr Drew has won the 3Music Awards Breakthrough Act of the Year for 2021. Sponsored by Boomplay, the largest music streaming and download service in Africa, he beat off competition from other leading rising acts. Officials of Boomplay including Twumasi …
The sixth season of Nigeria’s foremost singing competition, Nigerian Idol premiered last night, Sunday, March 28 with an explosive first episode. Last night, 25 contestants made it to the first day of the auditions with the judges, and they came …
Coming on the back of the success of his last single ‘Oshomo’ and his 2020 EP ‘Flavours’, which have led to strong support from the likes of KISS FM, Reprezent Radio, ChopDaily, Culture Custodian, BellaNaija and NotJustOK, Westside Radio and …
This weekend, we get to see the Judges on the Nigerian Idol in action. If you’ve been on social media these past two weeks, chances are you’ve seen one or two audition clips from the show that have either made …
MultiChoice Nigeria has just announced that it is offering customers on its DStv and GOtv platforms the opportunity to be among the first to be auditioned for the sixth season of the Big Brother Naija reality show. The popular reality …
  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says with their recent outings at the Grammy Awards, Nigerian singers, Burnaboy and Wizkid, took the entertainment industry by storm. According to a statement on Sunday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu …
Nigerian superstar TENI THE ENTERTAINER has unveiled her hotly anticipated debut album WONDALAND, out today. The album follows the global success of TENI’s collaboration with Davido on single ‘For You’ which so far has accrued over 14M streams and is …
Today (Friday 19 March), BBC Radio 1Xtra has launched Africa 360 – a week of specially curated content celebrating African music and culture. Africa 360 will guarantee a destination for good vibes, fun and high energy with exclusive live performances, …
Ghanaian superstar songstress MzVee has partnered with global music channel Trace TV to jointly release the video for her ‘You Alone’ song. ‘You Alone’ is the fourth single off MzVee’s highly-acclaimed and recently-released fourth studio album ‘InVEEncible”. As part of …
Lifestyle
The story of Bardo community in rural Jigawa is an inspiring one of how determination and strength made women of the community, to come together to bring about a solution to a disturbing problem – that of healthcare. As such …
Dozens of companies, from biotech start-ups to Big Pharma, are racing to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine because the world needs it. The World Health Organisation has also identified 42 “candidate vaccines” at the stage of clinical trials, …
Royalty Cruise is an outstanding brand in Bida city. This year they set to hold a sallah event tittled SALLAH CRUISE on the 4th day of sallah at Kakaki Heritage Gardens. Royalty Cruise is the biggest event organizer in Bida …
NUPE ELITE is a preeminent defender of Nupe and a platform established to promote and uplift the NUPE cultures through social engagements amongst the young generation in Nigeria and in diaspora. This time around NUPE ELITE is bringing to the …
Know your state webinar is a three day web enlightenment program organized by the National Union Of Benue Students (NUBESS) with the aim to discuss the origin, rich cultural heritage, cultural background, cultural development, norms etc of benue people and …
The Nupe Horse Riding Event is a program organize by the leadership of National Association of Nupe Students, National Headquarter in order to showcase our rich cultural heritage, cultural background, cultural development and to bring about unity among the Nupe …
A Winter Publication Titled Lovely Attitude: a jamboree of love related Content and Articles that Justifies it’s title as well as stories that signify it’s functionality in Showcasing Individual Talent, Skills, Brands and businesses across the globe. PDFs now Available …
The case of pandemic covid19 in Nigeria has a serious significant trauma on the economy of our great country. Meaning to say that it affects the financial stands of the country, in the sense that it will curtail the rate …
To what extent should a wedding ring be worn for? I’ve been engaged since a year ago May (dated for 4yrs), my Fiance hasn’t discussed continuing the introduction or marriage, it resembles he just proposed to me since he felt …
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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
Everton star, Alex Iwobi who was recently cleared by the Confederation of African Football after testing negative for the coronavirus has revealed what he went through during his period of isolation after he was stopped from playing for the Super …
Following are the final group standings in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Qualifying Competition at the conclusion of all but one of the series’ matches on Tuesday:   How They Finished   GROUP A TEAM MP W D …
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has highlighted that the Republic of Benin are defensively strong and recalled that the Squirrels eliminated Morocco from the round of 16 at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.   The Super Eagles coach is …
The world’s most prestigious club competition, the UEFA Champions League, returned to our screens with an entertaining start to the knockouts phase. The Round of 16 phase featured exciting and unpredictable fixtures which saw Chelsea, following their 3-0 aggregate win …
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare on Monday received the COVID-19 vaccine with an assurance that it was safe and effective.   According to the Minister “I have received the vaccine in order to re assure our …
  Leicester sent Manchester United crashing out of the FA Cup as Kelechi Iheanacho’s double sealed a 3-1 win, while Chelsea will face Manchester City in the semi-finals after beating Sheffield United on Sunday. Brendan Rodgers’ side can look forward …
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has defended his decision to call Almeria striker, Sadiq Umar ahead of Paul Onuachu of Genk for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.   Onuachu has 27 goals in all competitions this season as …
French Ligue 1 side, Nantes have confirmed that Nigeria international Moses Simon will not be reporting for international duty next week in Lagos, Nigeria.   The winger has been named in the Super Eagles squad for the Africa Cup of …
LeBron James has joined Fenway Sports Group (FSG) as a partner, the Boston Globe reported on Tuesday, making the four-time National Basketball Association (NBA) MVP a part-owner of Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox.   The 36-year-old Los Angeles Lakers …
Tech
Ride sharing business Uber has sold off its flying taxi unit Elevate to California-based electric aircraft developer Joby Aviation. Elevate is the second business Uber has sold off this week as the company seeks a path to profitability. On Monday, …
Nasa is paying a Colorado-based company $1 (£0.74) to collect a small sample of rocks from the moon. Lunar Outpost is among four firms awarded contracts to retrieve lunar regolith, or moon soil, for the US space agency, for a …
Ericsson has projected that four out of every ten mobile subscriptions in 2026 will be 5G.   This forecast is included in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.   Current 5G uptake in subscriptions and population coverage confirms …
MTN Nigeria is set to launch ‘Zigi,’ an online assistant chatbot designed to enhance customers’ digital interactions with the brand, and provide speedy and secure marketing, sales and technical support.   Customers will be able to interact with the chatbot …
Apple’s head of global security has been charged with bribery. Thomas Moyer is accused of offering bribes in the form of iPads worth $70,000 in order to obtain concealed firearms licenses. The charges were brought by a California grand jury …
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday participated in the official launching of what has been described as Nigeria’s first assembled electric car. The electric car, named ‘Hyundai Kona’, was assembled by Stallions Automobile factory. In his remarks at …
The US government has decided against enforcing its ban on Chinese-owned social media sensation TikTok to comply with a federal court ruling issued in the national security case, a media report said Thursday. The Wall Street Journal reported the US …
Apple has revealed its first Mac computers powered by chips of its own design. In June, the company announced it would transition away from the Intel processors it had used since 2006. Apple said the advantages of using the M1 …
Virgin Hyperloop has trialled its first ever journey with passengers, in the desert of Nevada. The futuristic transport concept involves pods inside vacuum tubes carrying passengers at high speeds. In the trial two passengers – both company staff – travelled …

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ECOWAS Youth Ambassador, Ikeakhe Moses Ehigie, speaks on his career, how he achieved success at a very young age and established a multi-business agglomerate in Nigeria. What’s your background like? I am from Uromi, Esan-East North Local Government Area of …
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