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NWFL Thanks Obaseki for Lifting Edo Queens as League Kicks off Today

The National Women Football League (NWFL) has thanked Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki for lifting the state’s women football team, Edo Queens, who will begin their campaign in the 2018/2019 season today in Lagos. The NWFL will kick off today in centres across the country with teams drawn in four groups of four teams each. The post NWFL Thanks Obaseki for Lifting Edo Queens as League Kicks off Today ...
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NLC, TUC Petition SGF over Minimum Wage Delay

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have jointly issued a warning letter to the federal government of a likely industrial crisis if the committee on the implementation of new minimum wage does not resume talks soon. The two labour unions in a joint letter to the The post NLC, TUC Petition SGF over Minimum Wage Delay appeared first on THISDAYLIVE ...
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Investors Want VAT Exemption in Stock Market Extended

GoddyEgene Some investors in the Nigerian capital market have called on the federal government to extend the exemption of Value Added Tax (VAT) charges on transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) so as to attract more patronage to the market. The federal government, had in 2014 exempted brokerage commission and transactionsfees charged by Securities The post Investors Want VAT Exemption in ...
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Report: How Nigeria Can Tackle Poverty

Obinna Chima The structural impediments in the Nigerian economy continues to hinder free-market principles, stifling the incentive to invest and constraining economic growth, analysts at the Financial Derivatives Company Limited (FDC) have stated. These, according to a report, the latest economic bulletin of the Lagos-based research and financial advisory company, are some of the factors The post Report ...
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Air Peace Flight Experiences Emergency Landing in Lagos

Chinedu Eze Nigerian major carrier, Air Peace, yesterday morning declared emergency landing when its flight operated by Boeing B737-500 with registration number 5NBQO encountered harsh weather when approaching the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. The Pilot-in-Command of the flight, Captain Simisola Ajibola, demanded a Runway 18R, which is a longer runway, and the aircraft The post ...
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Madrid ready to pay Utd £150m for Pogba

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Buhari Commends NAF Officer Who Returned Lost €37,000

Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commended Aircraftman (ACM) Bashir Umar of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) who reportedly returned lost €37,000 Euros to the owner. The president’s spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement, said Buhari described such honesty by ACM Umar of the NAF Mobile Air Defence Team at the Hajj The post Buhari Commends NAF Officer Who Returned Lost ...
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Sanwo-Olu honours Jakande at 90

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Kemi Adekoya Gets Four-Year Ban for Dope

Nigerian-born Bahraini athlete, Kemi Adekoya, will be stripped of the two Asian Games gold medals she claimed in Jakarta last year after she was given a four-year doping ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). Adekoya, who previously competed for Nigeria before switching allegiance to Bahrain before the 2014 Asian Games, will lose her 400 The post Kemi Adekoya Gets Four-Year Ban for Dope appeared ...
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DHQ: GOC under Investigation over Alleged Missing N1bn

Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday officially confirmed that the former General Officer Commanding (GOC), 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, was under investigation for alleged theft of N1 billion by soldiers under his command. The disclosure came as the Nigerian Army said some recently procured anti-mine The post DHQ: GOC under Investigation ...
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IMF Raises Nigeria’s Growth forecast to 2.3%

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday raised the growth forecast of Nigeria’s economy for the 2019 financial year by 0.3 per cent to 2.3 per cent. It disclosed this in its July update on the World Economic Outlook with the theme, ‘Sluggish global growth call for supportive policies’. IMF had in its January report revised The post IMF Raises Nigeria’s Growth forecast to 2.3% appeared first ...
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Maritime stakeholders hail new law on piracy

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Presbyterian Women to Hold Maiden Biennial Conference

The Abuja Central Presbyterial Women’s Guild of The Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, has concluded plans to hold the first edition of its Biennial Conference and Leadership Training. According to the organisers, the conference which has the theme: “The Bold and Courageous Woman,” will take place from Thursday (tomorrow), July 25 to Sunday, July 28, 2019, The post Presbyterian Women to Hold Maiden Biennial ...
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Shi’ites: PDP Mourns Channels TV Reporter, DCP, Blames APC for Killings

Chuks Okocha in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday lamented what it described as the continuous killing of Nigerians in avoidable bloody clashes in various parts of the country, particularly the preventable skirmishes between the police and protesters in Abuja last Monday. The PDP said in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, The post Shi’ites: PDP Mourns Channels ...
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Digital Technology to Spur Nigeria’s Production Revolution, Say Investors

Fadekemi Ajakaiye The Emerging African Innovation Leaders (EAIL) Nigeria Team has advised authorities to embrace the Next Production Revolution (NPR) – the confluence of technologies ranging from a variety of digital technologies (e.g. 3D printing, the Internet of Things, advanced robotics) and new materials (e.g. bio‑ or nano‑based) to new processes (e.g. data‑driven production, artificial The post ...
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Rupert Ojenuwa: My passion, struggles, success

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