Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Ebunoluwa Olafusi

    Buhari signs medical residency training act into law

Buhari signs medical residency training act into law

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    Niger Delta militants demand sack of JTF commander over ‘oil bunkering’

Niger Delta militants demand sack of JTF commander over ‘oil bunkering’

A coalition of Niger Delta militants has called for the sack of Apochi Suleiman, commander of the joint task force (JFT), over his alleged involvement in oil bunkering.In a statement signed by 13 militant groups on Thursday, the coalition said it had investigated allegations against the current leadership of the JTF and found it culpable.The group said the activities of [...]

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    Alpha Morgan Capital gets investment banking licence

Alpha Morgan Capital gets investment banking licence

The Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given Alpha Morgan Capital Advisory Partner Limited the licence to function in the Nigerian capital market.Commenting on this, Ade Buraimo, group managing director of the company, said the licence has made the organisation a full-fledged investment banking institution engaging in wealth management, portfolio and funds management, issuing house, financial advisory and underwriting."The Investment banking [...]

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    Oyo shuts down Bodija market

Oyo shuts down Bodija market

The Oyo state government has shut down Bodija market, citing security reasons.The closure is said to have been caused by the sporadic shooting which took place on Thursday in the market and its environs.Bodija, one of the biggest markets in Ibadan, is frequented daily by thousands from different parts of the state.Adekunle Oladeji, chairman of Aare Laatosa local council development [...]

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    Constellation to hold training for executive, life coaches

Constellation to hold training for executive, life coaches

Constellation Coaching Group LLC, an NLP licensed international coaching firm, is organising a two-day training on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1.The training programme, which will take place at Waterfront Plaza, Ozumba Mbadiwe, Victoria Island, Lagos, seeks to help participants become internationally licenced NLP coaches.Joke Coker, chief executive officer of Constellation, said the training programme's key audiences are corporates, [...]

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    Mo’Abudu to speak at ‘Creative Nigeria Summit’

Mo’Abudu to speak at ‘Creative Nigeria Summit’

The ministry of information and culture in conjunction with ThinkTank media, have announced the 2018 edition of the Creative Nigeria Summit #CNS2018.Creative Nigeria Summit is a "platform to examine and exchange ideas, innovations and create sustainable solutions" to challenges and opportunities within the Nigerian creative industry.The summit tagged "Content: The future of Nigerian Film & Television in a Digital Era" [...]

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    We won’t bow to pressure from Trump, says Iran

We won’t bow to pressure from Trump, says Iran

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran says his country will not give in to pressure from US.He said this in reaction to President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran.Speaking on state television, Rouhani said Trump’s action on the international deal was “appalling and illegal” and had hurt America’s global reputation.He said Iran maintained the right to enrich uranium [...]

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    Ghanaian president bans ministers from travelling abroad

Ghanaian president bans ministers from travelling abroad

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has stopped all government officials, including ministers, from travelling abroad.In a memo signed by Akosua Osei-Opare, his chief of staff, the president said the order would be in place "until further notice".He said only Ayorkor Botchway, minister for foreign affairs and regional integration, would be allowed to travel.“The President of the Republic has directed that, [...]

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    Saraki on Plateau killings: We need quick security measures

Saraki on Plateau killings: We need quick security measures

Senate President Bukola Saraki says killings across the country give the impression that Nigeria is not safe.He said this in reaction to the fresh killings in Plateau state.In a statement by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his special adviser on media and publicity, Saraki said it is important for Nigerians to start having the assurances that the government was "decisively responding to the [...]

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    I won’t go to jail because I did not steal, says Buhari

I won’t go to jail because I did not steal, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will not go to jail at the end of his administration because of his integrity and honesty.He said this while receiving a delegation of the Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria at the presidential villa, Abuja.Buhari said but for his integrity, he would have gone to jail after his previous appointments.Buhari was formerly a minister [...]

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    Fayose to APC: Be ready for defeat in Ekiti

Fayose to APC: Be ready for defeat in Ekiti

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has asked the presidency to be ready for the defeat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election.He said this in reaction to the quit notice given to him and his party by Ita Enang, a presidential aide.Enang had said that the APC's national convention served as a quit notice [...]

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    Falana speaks on Abaribe’s arrest, asks Buhari to caution security agencies

Falana speaks on Abaribe’s arrest, asks Buhari to caution security agencies

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to direct security agencies to respect the fundamental rights of Nigerians.The lawyer said this while responding to the arrest of Eyinnaya Abaribe, a senator from Abia state.Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested Abaribe on Friday and searched his house hours later.In a statement on Sunday, Falana asked [...]

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    Oshiomhole’s victory ‘well deserved’

Oshiomhole’s victory ‘well deserved’

Gboyega Oyetola, an All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirant in Osun state, has congratulated Adams Oshiomhole and other elected executives of the party.Oshiomhole emerged at the 2nd national convention of the ruling party in Abuja.Oyetola felicitated with Oshiomhole in a statement issued on his behalf by Ilerioluwa campaign organisation, his group."We join other well-meaning and committed members of our great [...]

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    PDP: APC convention exposed Buhari’s desperation to seize presidential ticket

PDP: APC convention exposed Buhari’s desperation to seize presidential ticket

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed the "desperation of President Muhammadu Buhari's camp to seize the presidential ticket".In a statement by Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP national publicity secretary, the opposition party described the convention as a "charade, mockery of democracy and an assault on the sensibilities of Nigerians."PPD alleged that the [...]

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    Ita Enang: APC convention serves as quit notice to Fayose

Ita Enang: APC convention serves as quit notice to Fayose

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention serves as a quit notice to Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state.Speaking with NAN at Eagle Square, Abuja, venue of the convention, Enang said he expected a peaceful poll at the convention.“It is a signal to PDP and Ayo Peter Fayose [...]

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    Melaye describes APC convention as a ‘joke’

Melaye describes APC convention as a ‘joke’

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west , has described the ongoing convention of the All Progressives Party (APC) as a "joke".The lawmaker was elected on the platform of the ruling party. He anchored most of the programmes of the party in different parts of the country in the buildup to the last general election.In a post on his Instagram page [...]

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