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Kogi youths get export training opportunity in Okene

*Empowering our youths for great success Advocate for wealth creation and economic development, a non-governmental organisation, in conjunction with the directorate of employment, social security and skills acquisition of the National Youth Council (NYC) secretariat are organising an interactive session with the people of Kogi central on youth empowerment and skill …

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Nigerians respond with positive vibes to whistle-blow for 5% – Adeosun

*What you need to know to whistle-blow on fraud By Sandra Onyekwere. Ministry of Finance has been witnessing an overflow of Nigerians recently in response to Federal Executive Council pledge of 5 per cent reward on information bothering on corrupt practices and how to recover looted funds. This policy which …

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Builders Association urges FG to ban trailer tankers importation

By Lanre Olabisi In order to encourage patronage of locally made trailer tankers, the national Body of Trailer and Steel Construction Builders Association of Nigeria have appealed to the Federal Government to place a complete ban on the importation of trailer tankers for petroleum products in the country. The appeal …

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Disability: Ankeli sets up 11-man team to activate international cooperation

*We’ll work with speed to deliver our objectives – Michael Leung Dr Samuel Ankeli, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Disability, has inaugurated an 11-man committee to harmonise on the business development plans of the delegation of the America Africa and Asia Chamber of Commerce and Industry that …

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Federation Allocation: FG, states, LGs share N386bn in Nov

By Sandra Onyekwere For the outgone month of November 2016 the sum of N386.879 billion has been disbursed as federal allocation, for the Federal, state and local governments in the nation. The figure was released after the meeting of the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), in Abuja Thursday. According …

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Buhari presents N7.3trillion 2017 budget to National Assembly

*There will be no padding in this budget By Sandra Onyekwere President, Muhammadu Buhari, has presented the 2017 appropriation bill to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja amidst some pomp and pageantry. The President gave the assurance that there will be no such thing as budget padding …

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MMM crash: Over 3million Nigerians lose over N18.765billion

*Guider makes N5billion cool cash *Many suffer high blood pressure By Olajide Fashikun, Collins Ajibola, Oluwole Francis and Sandra Onyekwere As thousands of Nigerian participants and investors continue to groan and moan, some even cursing, over the ‘crash’ of the popular ponzi scheme, otherwise known as MMM, investigations has revealed …

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Data price: Senate joins NCC against Nigerians

Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

*Pains, suffering, exploitation donated to Nigerians for Christmas By Sandra Onyekwere Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has acted in national interest on the issue of data price increase, the Senate Committee on Communications has concluded and so, the people of the nation can now groan under more severe economic misfortunes of …

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Go after pension thieves – Pensioners’ Union urges FG

Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP)

*Mentions Maina, ex-Head of Service Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to go after those accused of diverting  billions of Naira meant for the payment of pension and gratuities to retirees in the country. The President of the National Union of Pensioners, Dr. Abel Afolayan, …

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Heritage Bank Partners Entrepreneurship Development Centre for women

*New networks, better access to capital to help women entrepreneurs By Adejoke Bamidele, Lagos Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, has partnered Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan African University (PAU) as part of its strategic plan to identifying and supporting Micro, Small and Medium Scale …

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