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BREAKING: Buhari arrives Niger for ECOWAS Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Niger to attend a meeting on common currency for the West African sub-region. The President left  Nigeria early hours of Tuesday for Niamey, Republic of Niger, to participate in a meeting on common currency for the West African sub-region.   Details later…  
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African leaders pledge to stamp out child marriage

African political leaders, activists, and local chiefs joined forces on Monday to commit to ending child marriage in West and Central Africa. More than a third of girls in the region are married under the age of 18, with the rate over 50 percent in six countries and up to 76 per cent in Niger. […]
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Cambridge website crashes after Hawking fans devour free thesis

A Cambridge website on Tuesday crashed because so many people wanted to read an online doctoral thesis by British astrophysicist, Stephen Hawking, the university said. The site went down on the first day of “Properties of Expanding Universes” being made available for free. The 134-page document was retrieved 60,000 times in just a few hours. […]
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Airbnb users up 110% in Africa

Millennial tourists flood into South Africa, Morocco and Nigeria
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Nigeria's NNPC says oil access is not limitless for fuel swaps

Nigerian energy company NNPC is relying heavily on swapping its crude for products such as gasoline as its refineries struggle to run, but an official at the state firm said its access ...
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CBN Deputy Governor, DR. Okwu Nnanna, Other Eminent Bankers To Be Honoured With CIBN Fellowship

The CBN Deputy Governor, Dr. Okwu Joseph Nnanna and over 50 Chief Executive Officers, Executive Directors and top Management staff of banks as well as Academics will formally be conferred with the Fellowship and Honorary Senior Membership of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria in Lagos on Saturday October 28, 2017. Out of the […]
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Atoke’s Awkward Banter: How Hungry are You?

There is a Yoruba adage that says “Ebi kii wo’nu, k’oro miran wo” – Once hunger takes lodging inside a person, it’s hard for any other issue to find a home. This is a loose translation, but the Yorubas sure were onto something when they coined that phrase. It’s a milder version of ‘a hungry […] The post Atoke’s Awkward Banter: How Hungry are ...
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BRIEF-Japaul Oil & Maritime Services says Kayode Tolulope Oluwasegun-Ojo ‍​resigns from board

BRIEF-Japaul Oil & Maritime Services says Kayode Tolulope Oluwasegun-Ojo ‍​resigns from board * JAPAUL OIL & MARITIME SERVICES PLC - GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR KAYODE TOLULOPE OLUWASEGUN-OJO ‍​RESIGNS FROM BOARD EFFECTIVE SEPT.5
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264 million children worldwide not in school – UNESCO

Some 264 million school-age children and young people worldwide were not in education in 2015, the United Nations culture and education agency UNESCO said on Tuesday. The agency, in a progress report on the UN’s development goals for education, said that after a decline in the early 2000s, out-of-school rates have started to stagnate. “Worldwide, […]
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Anambra to pay accumulated leave allowances in November- Obiano

The Anambra Government says it will pay the accumulated arrears of leave allowances owed its workers in November 2017. A statement made available to journalists in Awka on Tuesday stated that Gov. Willie Obiano made the promise at the inauguration of Queens Convent Secondary School, Ifite-Awka, in Awka South Local Government Area. “You will start […]
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BRIEF-Conoil Plc says Sanjay Mathur resigned as managing director

BRIEF-Conoil Plc says Sanjay Mathur resigned as managing director * SAYS THAT SANJAY MATHUR HAS RESIGNED HIS APPOINTMENT AS MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE CO‍​
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PoPP Lagos: 6 Tips to Help Choose a Good Creche or Pre-School for Your Child

Modern parents, many of us will agree that trying to choose that first school for your first born was not an easy task. At the beginning of the search, you have many factors to consider: cost, close to home or close to work, Montessori, academic or other learning styles, a big school that has primary […] The post PoPP Lagos: 6 Tips to Help Choose a Good Creche or Pre-School for Your Child appeared ...
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Maina’s Recall reportedly ordered by AGF Abubakar Malami

The reinstatement of the former chairman of the Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms Abdulrasheed Maina was reportedly ordered by the Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami. Maina who has been declared wanted by the EFCC since 2013 was reinstated and promoted to the position of Director in the Human Resources Department of the Ministry of […] The post Maina’s Recall reportedly ...
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BRIEF-Chemical and Allied Products posts 9-month pretax profit of 1.42 bln naira‍​

BRIEF-Chemical and Allied Products posts 9-month pretax profit of 1.42 bln naira‍​ * 9-MONTHS ENDED SEPT 2017 PROFIT BEFORE TAXATION 1.42 BILLION NAIRA VERSUS 1.52 BILLION NAIRA YEAR AGO‍​
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