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Advertising Icon, Shobanjo Tasks Nigerians in Diaspora on Local Business Investments

Jonathan Eze Nigerians in the diaspora have been charged to domesticate their investments in order to uplift the economy and impact more lives in the country. The charge was made by Nigeria’s Advertising Czar and Chairman of Troyka Holdings Limited, Mr. Biodun Shobanjo, who also expressed confidence in Nigeria’s future at the Nigerian-American Business Forum […]
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Fighting Tax Evasion with Renewed Vigour

Obinna Chima writes on the Common Reporting Standards, an initiative expected to clamp down on tax evaders and raise revenue for public expenditure With a tax to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of about six per cent, which is one of the lowest in the world, the federal government has continued to take concerted steps towards […]
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Kalu got N22.3m salary in eight years as gov —AG

Oladimeji Ramon The Accountant General of Abia State, Mr. Gabriel Onyedilefu, told the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday that Chief Orji Kalu, who was governor in the state between 1999 and 2007, received a total of “N22,312,272 only” as salaries for eight years. Onyedilefu tendered before the court a schedule detailing the salaries […]
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Of Aviation Insurance and Passenger Awareness

Ebere Nwoji reckons that aviation insurance claims often generate controversies due to ignorance on the part of the passengers on the limits of their claims or failure by airline operators to get their insurance policies right In Nigeria insurance market today, when one talks about taking insurance policy and making claims when the unforeseen happens, […]
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Ndegwa: We Should Diversify Our Economy and Add More Value

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr. Peter Ndegwa spoke to journalists on some initiatives of his company and on the Nigerian economy. Goddy Egene brings the excerpts: Recently the World Bank revealed that Nigeria has improved. You have been in the country for more two years. What areas of the economy […]
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Politics: The US sent its biggest force in years to an Asian military exercise where Marines learn how to storm beaches and drink snake blood — and the photos are awesome

The US sent a massive amount of Marines to the annual Cobra Gold military exercise, which has been held almost every year since 1982.
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Moses, Oshoala Win at Maiden Aiteo/NFF Awards

Chelsea of England and Super Eagles’ ace Victor Moses and reigning African Woman Player of the Year, Asisat Oshoala, emerged Nigeria’s best male and female players of the year respectively at the inaugural edition of the AITEO-NFF Football Awards at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Monday night. Present at the award […]
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Oduah shuns fifth EFCC invitation in three years

Eniola Akinkuotu and Leke Baiyewu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission may be forced to declare a former Minister of Aviation, Senator Stella Oduah, wanted after refusing to honour five separate invitations, in the last three years, The PUNCH has learnt. Oduah, it was learnt, was expected to be at the EFCC office on Monday, […]
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Lagos Polo: Final Week Gallops off with Four Matches

The final week of the 2018 Lagos Polo International Tournament will commence today with four matches to be decided in the Low Cup. Lagos Optima Energy and Lagos A Plus/DDSS will start proceedings in the GTBank sponsored polo extravaganza and thereafter, it will be the turn of Ibadan Bodija and Kano Dantek/YBL. Port Harcourt Elchcon […]
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Dana plane overshoots runway in P’Harcourt

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja An aircraft belonging to Dana Air on Tuesday overshot the runway of the Port Harcourt airport in Rivers State, after it touched down. It was gathered that the aircraft, with number 9J0363, flew into Port Harcourt after taking passengers from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. An aircraft is said to have […]
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Messi Equaliser Earns Barca Draw at Stamford Bridge

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Barcelona’s Lionel Messi scored an equaliser to deny Chelsea a famous victory in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie at Stamford Bridge. Willian, who had twice hit the post in the first half, put the Blues ahead with another low strike from outside the penalty area. However, Antonio Conte’s […]
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INEC, SIECs meet today over underage voting

Olusola Fabiyi and Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja As part of efforts to curb underage voting, the Independent National Electoral Commission will on Wednesday (today), hold a meeting with the 36 States’ Independent Electoral Commissions. In a statement on Wednesday, the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, said, “You are cordially invited to […]
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Mourinho Plays Down Pressure on Pogba

Jose Mourinho played down suggestions that Paul Pogba needs to use the Champions League knockout stage to justify his huge price tag as Manchester United prepare for today’s clash with Sevilla. “I dont think it’s fair to speak about the responsibilities of a player. When I decide a team to play I don’t look to […]
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Tech: A billionaire just launched a company to sell hotel reservations in space — and outdo NASA with a 'monster' space station

Robert Bigelow, who made his billions on the Budget Suites hotel chain, plans to launch two inflatable space modules in 2021 and fill them with people.
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CCT rules on Justice Ngwuta’s trial March 21

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Tuesday fixed March 21 for ruling on an application filed by a Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, seeking an order dismissing the false assets declaration charges instituted against him by the Federal Government. The Danladi Umar-led Chairman of the CCT fixed the date […]
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