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MDGs: FG employs 5,840 village health workers

The Federal Government has employed over 5,840 Village Health Workers across the country to assist the Debt Relief Gains for the attainment of the United Nations Millennium Development ...

Russia’s Lukoil to invest in Nigerian project with Chevron

Russia’s second-largest oil company, privately controlled Lukoil, said on Friday it planned to invest in Nigeria with U.S. oil major Chevron Corp, part of its push to seek opportunities ...

Supreme Court sacks Taraba Acting gov, reinstates impeached deputy gov

The Supreme Court has sacked the acting governor of Taraba state, Garba Umar and ordered the immediate reinstatement of the former Deputy Governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Sanni Danladi, ...

Invasion of NASS: Lawmakers walk out IGP reps

Memebers of the House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Friday, walked out representatives of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr Sulaiman Abba. Chairman of the committee, ...
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Arsenal nearly signed Messi, admits Wenger

Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal were close to signing Lionel Messi but says the Argentine wanted to stay at Barcelona. The Gunners were in the running to sign Messi from Barcelona’s ...

Obama to protect five million illegal immigrants

President Barack Obama has ordered far-reaching changes to the US immigration system that will protect nearly 5 million people from deportation, testing the limits of his presidential ...
Mr Olusegun Aganga

FG moves to break unfair monopolies, business practices

The Federal government has commenced moves to tackle unfair business practices, in its determination to provide a fair and competitive environment for industry, trade and investment. In ...

NCC shuts down illegal telecom firm

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has shut down telecom provider Owntel Communications. The shutdown is due to the company allegedly offering telecommunications services to customers, ...

Aganga credits MSMEs for 75% of national employment

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) currently represents 97 per cent of the businesses in Nigeria and contributes 75 per cent of the national employment, according to the ...
Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Zainab Maina

FG relocates 3,000 students from Unity schools in North East

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the transfer of 3,000 students from various Unity schools in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe state to other states in view of the persistent threat ...

Mercedes launches new Maybach luxury chariot

Mercedes-Benz is using the Maybach name once again, but instead of on a stand-alone sedan, it is appending the name to its own, thus the new Mercedes-Maybach S 600. The car is a variant ...
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore

Samsung launches free mobile video streaming service

Services like Spotify are disrupting and revolutionizing the way consumers discover and access music and Samsung is betting that video is about to go the same way. It has launched ...
Law court

Mass failure in the Bar examinations

By Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku I have met some very brilliant lawyers in my time who have dazzled me with their intellectual derring-do. But for the two who would blind you with that ...

Naira falls to record low of N176/$1

The naira slumped to a record low and stocks retreated the most in the world few days before the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meets to review ...
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NSE Market Cap drops 237.582b

Trading on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed in the negative trajectory for the third time in the week on Thursday when both indicators closed in the red as they ...

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