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Academy decries neglect of engineers in Nigeria’s development initiatives

Academy decries neglect of engineers in Nigeria’s development initiatives Speaking in Lagos at 2017 fellows forum, the President of the Academy, Joanny Maduka, said the engineering sector in the country has not been given the due recognition that should be given.
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Lawson to deliver Lagos @50 colloqium lecture

  Chux Ohai As the Lagos@50 colloquium enters its seventh month, architect and culture activist, Theophilus Lawson, will deliver a lecture themed, Development of a city of captives – 1850 to 1960 at the Freedom Park, Lagos on Saturday, January 28. The chosen venue for the event is unique in a sense that it is a […] The post Lawson to deliver Lagos @50 colloqium lecture appeared first on Punch ...
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Kogi speaker expends N6m on training, empowerment

Kogi speaker expends N6m on training, empowerment The Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Alfa Imam has spent about N6 million on the empowerment scheme on skills and tool for self-reliance for 50 youths of his constituency.
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Eleven actions required for speedy economic turnaround

Eleven actions required for speedy economic turnaround The end result has been our mind-boggling and widely divergent multiple exchange rates which have spooked investors who have taken fright and also taken flight.
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Writers kick against plan to re-arrest journalists

  Chux Ohai Leading literary organisations in the country, PEN Nigeria and the Association of Nigerian Authors on Monday kicked against an alleged plan to re-arrest and arraign the publisher of online newspaper, Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi and the judiciary correspondent of the same medium, Evelyn Okakwu, in court. PEN Nigeria had, in a statement made […] The post Writers kick against plan ...
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NTF hails Togo showing

The Nigeria Tennis Federation believes the country can produce  world-beaters after winning the  2017 ITF/CAT West and Central African Tennis Championships in Togo on Saturday. National junior team  coach Mohammed Ubale told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos that the players had improved. Ubale said, “The 12 athletes have put in so […] The post NTF hails Togo showing appeared first ...
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How to reduce vacancy in rental properties

Rental properties are one of the key sources of cash flow when it comes to real estate investment. Rental properties could be for commercial or residential purposes. As long as we humans are on earth, there will always be the need for houses to live in and places where we conduct our business. Little wonder […] The post How to reduce vacancy in rental properties appeared first on Punch Newspapers ...
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14,569 people including pregnant women tested HIV positive in FCT in 2016 - AG. Secretary of Health, FCT

The Acting Secretary of Health, Mrs. Grace Achu-Odey, has said that 14,569 people  tested HIV positive in 2016. Achu-Odey, who disclosed this recently while briefing newsmen in Abuja on the activities of the secretariat in 2016, also said a total of 265 HIV sites were established in health facilities within the six area councils to ensure that those who are positive accessed care. "And a
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Improving business performance with innovation

IFE OGUNFUWA writes on how organisations can increase profits by developing new products and novel business strategies The state of the economy and the attendant financial constraints call for austere measures by entrepreneurs and business organisations. There have been calls for manufacturers to look for import substitutes within the country to meet their production demands. […] The post Improving ...
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Again, Buhari Tells Senate to Confirm Magu as EFCC Chair

 Court hears suit against nominee on Feb. 13 Davidson Iriekpen in Lagos and Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has resubmitted the name of Mr. Ibrahim Magu to the Senate for confirmation as Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The letter containing the president’s request, according to THISDAY check, was delivered to the […]
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Mimiko inaugurates postgraduate institute for civil servants

Peter Dada, Akure The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko on Monday  inaugurated the Public Service Training Institute for the purpose of training civil servants in the state at postgraduate and managerial levels. The institute, which is located at Ilara Mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of the state will be undertaking postgraduate programmes such […] The post Mimiko inaugurates postgraduate ...
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43 bag First Class as OOU graduates 5,809 students

Sodiq Oyeleke No fewer than 43 students will graduate with First Class at a combined convocation ceremony of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Saburi Adesanya, gave the breakdown while addressing newsmen ahead of the convocation scheduled to begin on January 25. He said that out of the 5,809 […] The post 43 bag First Class as OOU graduates ...
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Nigerian Army makes clarification on the libel allegation against PREMIUM TIMES

The Nigerian Army has made clarification on the libel allegation against The Premium Times. A statement issued on Monday by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, read: "The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to erroneous impressions and insinuations on a libel case against the Premium Times to whip up sentiments . Therefore, we wish to clarify that the
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Kachikwu Starts Visits to IOCs on FG’s ‘7Big Wins’ in Oil and Gas Sector

 Italy’s Eni commits to revamp Port Harcourt Refinery Ejiofor Alike As part of the efforts to implement the “7 Big Wins” in the oil and gas sector, which were launched by President Muhammadu Buhari late last year, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has urged International Oil Companies (IOCs) to invest […]
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Manufacturers List Challenges to Economic Growth

• Seek review of items banned from accessing Forex • Budget minister enumerates strategies for economic recovery Tobi Soniyi in Abuja The Organised Private Sector (OPS) monday listed 12 factors retarding the growth of the nation’s economy, isolating the prevailing huge scarcity of foreign exchange as the major impediment to economic recovery. They also called […]
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