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    Okoi Obono-Obla: Why Buhari is losing anti-corruption war

Okoi Obono-Obla: Why Buhari is losing anti-corruption war

By Olumide Coker Observers of Nigeria’s anti-corruption crusade under the current administration are increasingly getting worried. There is a growing concern amongst many Nigerians at home and abroad about how Nigeria’s war against corruption is metamorphosing quickly into a Frankenstein monster that no one seems to recognize anymore.In recent times, Nigeria’s war against corruption has assumed a new definition; a crusade [...]

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    Sodium Brand Solutions announces the appointment of first-ever staff, Titi Oremade, as general manager

Sodium Brand Solutions announces the appointment of first-ever staff, Titi Oremade, as general manager

Lagos, Nigeria: Leading Integrated Marketing Communications Agency, Sodium Brand Solutions, has appointed consummate brand marketing expert, Titi Seun-Oremade as its first ever General Manager effective today.Titi ‘Seun-Oremade is a Marketing Communications Professional with 8 years experience in Experiential Marketing, Brand Strategy Development and Trade & Channel Marketing. She has worked on several accounts such as Samsung, Coca Cola Nigeria, Guinness [...]

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    JUST IN: The Second Edition of the Paul Usoro Challenge kicks off

JUST IN: The Second Edition of the Paul Usoro Challenge kicks off

Paul Usoro & Co (PUC) is delighted to announce the second edition of the Pro-Bono challenge commencing today the 09 February, 2018. The first edition was an eye opener with a range of video entries that inspired so many in the Legal space.Abasiodiong Ekpeyong, Esq emerged as the winner of the maiden edition as determined by an external evaluation committee [...]

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    TheCable is recruiting

TheCable is recruiting

Post: Assistant Administrative OfficerJob Brief: The candidate will based in Lagos and shall be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Support managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Communicate via phone and email ensuring that all administrative assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a [...]

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    ​​Opera News reaches 1m downloads in just four weeks, becomes No. 1 news app on Google Play Store in Nigeria

​​Opera News reaches 1m downloads in just four weeks, becomes No. 1 news app on Google Play Store in Nigeria

Opera News, the stand alone news app developed by Opera, has broken the 1 million download milestone in less than four weeks since its release. The app, which provides users with easy access to their favorite news and entertainment content, has also been ranked number one in Nigeria and becomes the news app of choice in the country.“Opera News is [...]

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    DISCLAIMER: I am not part of the ‘Third Force’, says Benny Peters

DISCLAIMER: I am not part of the ‘Third Force’, says Benny Peters

My attention has been drawn to a tweet in which I was mentioned as the major financier to a political movement or organization, presumably not even in existence, called the "Third Force". While I have received calls and messages advising me to ignore the tweet and regard its publication as the handiwork of detractors, the delicate nature of the tweet [...]

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    Wadada: Nasarawa’s icon with passion for humanity and socio-economic development

Wadada: Nasarawa’s icon with passion for humanity and socio-economic development

Nasarawa State is the Home of Solid Minerals haven of Nigeria, the state is also blessed with honourable and illustrious sons and daughters. Among them but standing tall on a pedestal is Honourable Ahmed Aliyu Wadada.From the year 2003 when he heeded the calls of his people in Keffi, Karu and Kokona Federal Constituency to represent them at the Federal [...]

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    Opera launches its new app, Opera News, in Africa

Opera launches its new app, Opera News, in Africa

With more than 100 thousand downloads in less than two weeks, Opera News is on path to become the number one news app in Africa.Opera Software announced today the official launch of Opera News, a newAI-poweredapp which enables people to access their favorite news articles and hottest trending videos. The release of the new app follows Opera’s recent announcement that [...]

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    Innoson vs GT Bank: Debunking the lies and smear campaigns

Innoson vs GT Bank: Debunking the lies and smear campaigns

By Cornel OsigweAfter the immediate release of the illegal and unlawful arrest of Chief Dr Innocent Chukwuma OFR popularly known as Innoson by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC on December 20, 2017, there have been two major publications on the Innoson vs GTB saga. One was written by one James Osaremen and published by Premium Times on Dec [...]

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    For the love of the working woman: How Amina Oyagbola’s WISCAR rallied high society for working women

For the love of the working woman: How Amina Oyagbola’s WISCAR rallied high society for working women

Women in Nigeria took the centre stage as Women In Successful Business (WISCAR), a foremost female mentorship and leadership advocacy platform held its 10th year anniversary recently at Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos. Founded by the cerebral Amina Oyagbola, a business leader and former top executive of MTN Nigeria, WISCAR was established to empower and develop professional women to contribute to the development and growth of Nigeria and indeed Africa.Established 10 years ago, the body has emerged as a strong advocacy voice for [...]

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    Paul Usoro, Udom charge lawyers to inspire good governance

Paul Usoro, Udom charge lawyers to inspire good governance

Senior Advocate of Nigeria and foremost communications law expert, Paul Usoro, SAN, has enjoined lawyers to contribute positively to national development.Usoro made this call at the quarterly National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA), held recently in Uyo, Capital of Akwa Ibom State.In his usual eloquent and soft-spoken manner, Usoro stated: “Lawyers have a significant role [...]

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    Paul Usoro supports the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) at 1

Paul Usoro supports the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) at 1

October 27, 2017 marked the first year anniversary ion of the Shelter Fund Raising event, organised by the Rivers State branch of the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) Nigeria.The event, which held at the Nyesom Wike Auditorium, NBA House, Port-Harcourt, Capital of Rivers state, was chaired by Paul Usoro, SAN.Notable personalities at the event were B.M Wifa, SAN, Hon. Ukiel [...]

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    Top tricks mechanics use in extorting money from car owners and the way out

Top tricks mechanics use in extorting money from car owners and the way out

Even if your car doesn't come with 470 HP and Wi-Fi connectivity, your car is the biggest and most expensive gadget you own. And unless you trade your vehicle in as often as your MacBook, keeping that ride in peak operating condition is absolutely vital to keeping repair costs down over its lifespan.That's not to say that every repair will [...]

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    It is best to start saving for retirement when one is young, says AXA Mansard’s Naomi Aduku

It is best to start saving for retirement when one is young, says AXA Mansard’s Naomi Aduku

Naomi Aduku joined AXA Mansard in April 2015 as the head, Business Development of AXA Mansard Pensions Limited. She holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and has attended several training programmes in Management, Financial and Credit Analysis amongst others.The typical mindset of young people to pensions is that it is something older people [...]

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    Star Lager gives back to Nigerian league through coaching clinic

Star Lager gives back to Nigerian league through coaching clinic

Lagos, Nigeria: As part of its continued efforts to support local football in Nigeria, premium beer brand, Star Lager is set to bring world class technical coaching home to Nigeria’s local first team coaches, for a 3-day coaching clinic this week at the Abuja National Stadium.The coaching clinic is part of the brand’s continued support for the Nigerian league, since signing [...]

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    Are you a corps member? You can get loans up to 100k within 24 hours     

Are you a corps member? You can get loans up to 100k within 24 hours     

It is your service year, and you are quite excited as you are closer to creating the life of your dreams. You might have done a course for 4 or 5 or even 6 years depending on the course you studied, the school you attended, and the ‘X’ time addition that a lot of Nigerian graduates can relate to.Now it [...]

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