Sunday, July 21, 2019

Oluwatoyin Bayagbon

    Court sends Shell MD to prison

Court sends Shell MD to prison

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    NSE suspends six listed companies from trading

NSE suspends six listed companies from trading

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has suspended six listed companies from trading their shares in the bourse.In a notice issued by Godstime Iwenekhai, acting head of listings regulation department, NSE, the agency said the suspension would take effect from Monday.The affected companies are DN Tyre & Rubber Plc, FTN Cocoa Processors Plc, International Energy Insurance Plc, Thomas Wyatt Nigeria Plc, [...]

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    Eat Me: Fights depression, aids sleep… why chia seeds are nature’s super food

Eat Me: Fights depression, aids sleep… why chia seeds are nature’s super food

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    ‘It was hijacked’ — Ribadu demands cancellation of Adamawa APC guber primary

‘It was hijacked’ — Ribadu demands cancellation of Adamawa APC guber primary

Nuhu Ribadu, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa state, has demanded for cancellation of the election which held in the state on Friday.Ribadu, the pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), made the call during a press conference in Yola, the state capital, on Saturday.The APC governorship aspirant had pulled out of [...]

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    ‘Voice2Rep’ project to hold politicians accountable through music

‘Voice2Rep’ project to hold politicians accountable through music

Accountability Lab Nigeria, a civic technology organisation, has launched Voice to Represent (Voice2Rep), a musical project that seeks to hold Nigerian politicians accountable for their actions.Friday Odeh, country director, Accountability Lab Nigeria, made the disclosure at the official unveiling of the  project, in Abuja on Thursday.He said the organisation is pushing for accountability and transparency in governance through creative engagement [...]

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    Kachikwu: Buhari is not against PIB

Kachikwu: Buhari is not against PIB

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    UPDATED: Number of out-of-school children in Nigeria rises to 13.2 million

UPDATED: Number of out-of-school children in Nigeria rises to 13.2 million

A rise in the number of internally displaced children and a corresponding increase in birth rates have led to a surge in the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria.The number of out-of-school children rose from 10.5 million in 2010 to 13.2 million in 2015, a Demographic Health Survey (DHS) conducted by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the Nigerian [...]

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    Women, children shot dead as gunmen raid Plateau villages

Women, children shot dead as gunmen raid Plateau villages

Suspected herdsmen have killed 19 people in an attack on Ariri village in Bassa local government area of Plateau state.According to witnesses, the attackers invaded the village on Wednesday night.Women, young children and local farmers were said to have been shot to death in their sleep.Earlier on Tuesday, 14 people were killed at Jol village in Riyom local government area [...]

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    TRAILER: Blessing Egbe’s new film is inspired by biblical ‘10 virgins’

TRAILER: Blessing Egbe’s new film is inspired by biblical ‘10 virgins’

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    LADOL MD pledges support for female entrepreneurs

LADOL MD pledges support for female entrepreneurs

Amy Jadesimi, managing director, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), has pledged support for female entrepreneurs.Jadesimi said the support is in line with the company's partnership with the WE Empower United Nations Sustainable development Goals (UN SDG) Challenge.The LADOL MD made this known during the UN General Assembly which held in New York between September 24 to September 29.Habiba Ali, [...]

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    Witnesses speak on tanker explosion in Lagos

Witnesses speak on tanker explosion in Lagos

At least 10 vehicles reportedly got burnt on Tuesday morning after a tanker explosion occurred around Barracks bus stop along the Lagos-Badagry expressway in Lagos.The incident occurred as commuters were heading to work in the early hours of the day.Witnesses said a tanker fully laden with petrol had fallen due to the poor condition of the road, spilling its contents on [...]

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    Tinubu: Rancour between Ambode and I? That’s an insult

Tinubu: Rancour between Ambode and I? That’s an insult

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says there is no rift between him and Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state.Speaking at his ward in Alausa during the APC governorship primary on Tuesday, Tinubu said he considers reports of a rancour between him and Ambode as an insult.He said the governor had worked under him as [...]

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    Eat Me: Boosts libido, relieves menstrual pain… why fenugreek is good for you

Eat Me: Boosts libido, relieves menstrual pain… why fenugreek is good for you

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    Tinubu chides Ambode, endorses Sanwo-Olu for Lagos governorship

Tinubu chides Ambode, endorses Sanwo-Olu for Lagos governorship

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Lagos state has experienced deviations from "enlightened governance" in recent times.In no uncertain terms, he chided Akinwunmi Ambode, the governor of the state, and endorsed Jide Sanwo-Olu, the challenger, in the race for the APC governorship ticket in Lagos.Tinubu spoke extensively on the APC governorship primary scheduled for [...]

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    New African Commentary to go live on Nov 16  

New African Commentary to go live on Nov 16  

New African Commentary, an online news publication aiming to project Africa positively to the rest of the world, is set to launch on November 16.According to a statement signed by Okey Ndibe, a member of the publication's editorial team, New African Commentary will be an online repository of all things African, cutting across a wide range of subject matters and [...]

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    ‘Outstanding’ journalists rewarded at 10th Golden Pen awards

‘Outstanding’ journalists rewarded at 10th Golden Pen awards

Nigerian Breweries Plc on Friday rewarded journalists for their “outstanding” reports in three core areas including agriculture, local sourcing and industrial development.The journalists were recognised at the 10th anniversary of the Golden Pen awards in Lagos on Friday.Out of 230 entrants, seven journalists received awards in three different categories namely photo journalist of the year, report of the year and reporter [...]

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