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Grand Oak Celebrates Media Excellence at NMMA Awards

Grand Oak Limited, marketers and distributors of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, threw its weight behind the organisers of the Nigeria Media Merit Award (NMMA) to celebrate the fourth estate of the realm at its recent media merit awards with a view to encouraging media professionals on their trade. The 2017 edition also coincided with […]
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Atiku Promises More Job Creation Strides, Opens Restaurant in Abuja

Chief Executive Officer in Abuja As part of strategies to position himself ahead of the 2019 presidential election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pledged to step up efforts in the area of job creation and promotion of local entrepreneurship in the country. Speaking at the formal opening for business of his new business franchise, […]
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Fresh lessons for Southwest

Fresh lessons for Southwest At the recent elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which took place at the Eagle Square, Abuja, the Southwest was handed the shorter end of the stick.
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Remembering Shehu Yar’Adua 20 years after - Part 2

Remembering Shehu Yar’Adua 20 years after - Part 2 Shehu had barely reached Kaduna when we phoned him to come back. He did, arriving Jos at 3 am. We smoothened everybody’s feather before he left again for Kaduna at about 7 am or 8 am.
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Appraising the Lagos State Security Trust Fund model

Appraising the Lagos State Security Trust Fund model Sir: A few days ago, the Lagos State Government held the 11th Town Hall Meeting on Security, which coincided with the 10th anniversary of Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF).
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Open Contracting, e-Procurement’ll Eliminate Corruption in Award of Contracts, Says BPP

Oghenevwede Ohwovoriole in Abuja The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has disclosed that if the Bureau is able to fully implement open contracting and e-procurement in the country, it will reduce corruption in the procurement system. Director General BPP, Mamman Ahmadu stated this in Abuja at the world anti-corruption day organised by the Inter-Agency Task […]
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Nigeria Passing through Difficulties, NOA DG Laments

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Director General, National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr. Garuba Abari has lamented that the country is presently passing through difficulties. He said though the challenges facing the country are surmountable, Nigerians must unite to bring the country out of the woods. Abari disclosed this at a cocktail dinner weekend in‎ Abuja […]
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The National Intervention Movement

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6,520 Farmers to Participate in RIFAN Dry-season Rice Production in Nigeria

Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja Not less than 6,520 farmers from five states across the country including Kogi State are to participate in the RIFAN-Model Dry-season rice production as part of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme. The Chairman of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Mrs. Rabi Emaikwu, disclosed this on Saturday […]
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Prevent Avoidable Deaths through Public Health Institutions, Dame Okowa Charges Mothers

Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba Wife of the Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa, has charged mothers and children to avail themselves of various Health Preventive Services provided by Public Health Institutions to address their health concerns and reduce avoidable deaths occasioned by preventable diseases. Dame Okowa, who gave the charge Saturday in Asaba while flagging […]
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Pro-democracy Group Challenges INEC over Electoral Reform

The coups of Oriz and Abuja A pro-democracy group, the Justice Initiative for the Disadvantaged and Oppressed People (JIDOP) has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reconstruct the electoral laws of the commission through the legislature and return it to the path of constitutional democracy for stable polity. The Convener of the group, […]
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Nothing like lowest moment for me– Okiemute

Background I come from a family of six, including my parents and three sisters. I grew up in Delta State and I am from a strong Catholic home. Growing up had its good and bad days, but I grew up in an environment that encouraged healthy competition. Everyone wanted to be the best and we […]
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What are you listening to?

Onoshe Nwabuikwu Every once in a while, I complain about music; usually about the X-rated nature of the musical videos on TV. While not much appears to have changed on that front, I’m giving it a rest, for now. But my attention was drawn to a conversation about the lyrics of a particular song. This […]
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