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OPC founder, Frederick Fasehun, dies at 83
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Founder of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr Frederick Fasehun, is dead. He was aged 83.Senior Special Adviser on Media, to Fasehun, Mr Adeoye Jolaosho, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos yesterday.He said the OPC chieftain died at about 1am on Saturday at the intensive care unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital Ikeja (LASUTH).Baba took ill on Wednesday and was rushed to the intensive care unit of LASUTH. He died early hours of today. We are all devasta
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Insecurity: Vested interests working to subvert democracy -Army
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
The Nigerian Army yesterday said some vested interests are bent on using insecurity to scuttle and subvert the nations democracy. It warned that such people should not only desist but leave the army out of politics.It also warned that appropriate legal actions would be taken against purveyors of fake news and those denigrating the army with all manner of publications over the recent attacks of Boko Haram terrorists on troops of 157 Battalion in Metele, Borno State.The Army spokesman Brig Gen. Sa
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EFCC seizes N1.26b from bank, transfers cash to CBN
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized about N1, 260, 000, 000 from Heritage Bank and Secure Electronic Technologies Limited.Other forms of cash finally forfeited to the government are $327, 132.35, 167.85 and 327.90.According to the anti-graft commission, the seizure of the cash followed a court order granting final forfeiture of the sum.A document obtained by The Nation said: Sequel to the investigation of the unlawful activities of Heritage Bank Plc, the sum of N1,260.
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Farmers affected by flood to get compensation FG
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Farmers affected by flooding this year received cheery news yesterday. President Muhammadu Buhari said plans had been concluded to duly compensatethem.Buhari, in a recorded goodwill message to mark the 22nd Farmers Day celebration of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), regretted the floods that impacted negatively on farmers and fishermen across the country.The celebration, which attracted hundreds of farmers from Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Imo states under the auspices of NAOCs Green River Pr
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Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha: I dont think the world owes me anything
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha is a Lawyer and former Miss Nigeria. She recently added another feather to her kitty when she was nominated as the Creative Director of the Miss Nigeria Pageant. In this interview with Yetunde Oladeinde, she tells you how it all started, life as beauty queen and more.As a child you had some dreams’ Was being a beauty queen part of those dreams’Yes! As a child, I used to dream about being a beauty queen. But then I grew up and didnt think it was anything that could
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Kano Disco running at loss, says MD
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
The Managing Director of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Mr. Jamil Isiyaku Gwamna, yesterday lamented the inability of customers to pay electricity bill, a development which he said has grossly affected the revenue generation drive of the company.Gwamna, who spoke during the 2018 Marketing Conference of the company held in Kano, said the company has almost been running at loss, due to non-prompt-payment of electricity bills by subscribers.According to him, despite the challenge, t
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2019: Agbaje kicks off campaign, promises 4th Mainland Bridge
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, yesterday kicked off his campaign with promises to deliver the Fourth Mainland Bridge, Light Rail and a minimum of a thousand megawatts electricity in four years.Agbaje also promised quality and affordable healthcare, good education, blue economy with functional water transportation, as well as employment for the youths.He spoke at Ultima Studio in Lekki where he officially presented his running mate, Mrs. Haleem
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Jehovahs Witnesses conclude convention
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Delegates from South West will be attending the 2018 Jehovahs Witnesses regional convention in American Sign Language (ASL) in the ancient city of Ibadan.The eight of the ninth series of the convention, which ends today, commenced on November 30- December 2 at the Assembly Hall , Ifatumo village, along Lalupon Ejioku road, Ibadan.A statement by the Media Contact, Olayinka Dada, said the theme of the convention is Be courageous.Dada explained: Looking at the news today, you can clearly see that p
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UN warns world AIDS still at crossroads
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
The United Nations Secretary-General Antnio Guterres has warned that the HIV response stood at a crossroads, 30 years after the first World AIDS Day.Guterres, in his message for the 2018 World AIDS Day, yesterday said more than 77 million people have become infected with HIV, and more than 35 million have died of an AIDS-related illness.According to him, the direction taken now, may determine whether the epidemic can be ended by 2030, or if future generations will have to continue the battle, he
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This, that, and why some good deeds never go unpunished
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Some good deeds never go unpunished We are being punished for being too kind to our politiciansThe World Hello Day was celebrated some time ago but I was much too busy to stop and say Hello! to you, dear reader. This is why I am saying Hello! now. Although, to be honest, I have been saying Hello! to you practically every week since this column began some years ago or so; you just might not have noticed it.The very astute among us (dont mind the geniuses) would have noticed my Hello! every now a
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Fresh crisis in Southwest PDP over Kashamu
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Fresh trouble is looming for the Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the southwest zone of the country allegedly over suspected efforts by handlers of the partys presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to curry the favour of embattled Senator Buruji Kashamu and the Bayo Dayo-led state executive committee of the PDP in Ogun State, reports, Assistant Editor, Dare Odufowokan.Barely three months to the 2019 general election, and with its poor showing in two governorship elections hel
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PDP has been rejected by Nigerians Obi-Okoye
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
He is the immediate past national Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and a core figure in the administration of Chief Willie Obiano in Anambra State. Chief Ifeatu Obi-Okoye, a lawyer, spoke with Nwanosike Onu, in Awka, the state capital. He says Nigerians have rejected PDP and are not ready to vote the party again. He also talked about the Obiano administration, while advising political gladiators to play according to the rules during the campaigns for the 2019 gen
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2019 and APCs harvest of souls in Kano
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
For the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State, Sunday, November 24, 2018 was a day of history. A day that marked a turning point in the fortunes of the party. It was a day when thousands of supporters of former Kano State Governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, who chose to remain in the PDP when the former minister rejoined the APC, decided to join him in his new party at a lavish ceremony held at the Sani Abacha Stadium. Tony Akowe was at the stadium to witness what transpired.The Sani Abac
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A hope renewed
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Nothing happens in this terrestrial, mortal realm, unless it is permitted by the omnipotence, immortality and greatness of Almighty God, before whom we all stand today to celebrate a new beginning; fully conscious that the divine instrument, the special purpose vehicle for bringing about Ileri Oluwa, (the will of Almighty God), are the votes of the good people of this state, freely and fairly cast in a closely fought election.Let me affirm before you fellow citizens witnessing this historic mome
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Ogun 2019: War of the zones
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, Assistant Editor, Dare Odufowokan, reports that the battle for the governorship seat in Ogun State will be tough as powerful political gladiators from all the four zones of the state will be locking horns in the contest that will determine who succeeds outgoing Governor Ibikunle Amosun.Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, failed to persuade the National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to replace the name of oil
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Lagos 2019: Sanwo-Olus widening support base
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State for the 2019 general elections, has continued to receive more endorsements for his aspiration as traditional leaders and groups within the state again announced their readiness to work for his victory. Assistant Editor, Dare Odufowokan, reports.The aspiration of Babajide Sanwoolu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state for the 2019 general elections, is d
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Guber poll: Ugwuanyi begins campaign in Gods vineyard
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
In a few days time, the political atmosphere nation-wide would be at feverish pitch. The drums, the singing, sloganeering and political mementos, would take centre stage. The tedious nature of traversing nooks and crannies bellowing political messages, is better imagined, with all the rigours and pains. Campaigns with their attendant demands therefore always prove not to be a tea party.It is often energy sapping, but very exhilarating watching politicians mount the soap box to propound their pla
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Gombe: Between political achievements and grassroots reality
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Governance is a key tool for assessing development and poverty alleviation in most if not all countries of the world. The essence of being in power as an elected representative of the people is to improve the well-being of the people that have given the leaders their mandate to spend the resources of the land for the common good of all and sundry. However, it is the job of the people to hold the government accountable by measuring their policies and programmes with the reality on ground because
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Buhari, Jonathan, Obaseki at Anenihs Funeral in Uromi
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari, former President, Goodluck Jonathan, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and a long-list of the who-is-who in Nigerias political and business communities on Saturday graced the funeral mass in honour of late elder statesman, Chief Anthony Anenih.The dignitaries, including Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and his Bayelsa State counterpart, Seriake Dickson, Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, who represented President Buhari, converged at the
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2019: I will beat Sanwo-olu flat Agbaje
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Governorship Candidate in Lagos, State, Mr Jimi Agbaje, says he will beat All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu, flat in the 2019 election.Agbaje expressed the confidence while addressing his supporters at the formal declaration of his ambition in Lagos.He said 2019 would be a year of victory for him, after two failed attempts.Lagos is a stronghold of the APC and though over 40 candidates from different parties are eying the states gov
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Juliet Ibrahim to host 3rd Miss Port Harcourt City
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Screen goddess, Juliet Ibrahim has been announced as the host of the third edition of Miss Port Harcourt City Pageant while Case crooner, Teni has been billed to perform at the event which will hold on December 9 2018 at Aztech Arcum, Stadium Road, Port Harcourt, River State.Tagged Business Edition, is aimed at discovering entrepreneur skills and develops them in a long term business that will be a household brand even after the crown.Miss Port Harcourt city pageant is about celebrating and show
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Entertainers voice against gender-based violence
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
As November 25 marked the beginning of the International #16daysofActivism against Gender-Based Violence campaign with entertainers around the world pledging their support in a trendin video.The awareness campaign is put together by European Union in Nigeria, one of the 136 EU Delegations around the world which officially represents the EUs interests in Nigeria and ECOWAS.Actress Adesua Etomi said Nigerians need to end the cycle of gender-based violence.When campaigns like this come along, its v
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World Conference of Mayors endorse AIM Festival
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Ghana signs MOU with Motherlands BeckonsThe Africa International Music Festival, AIM, scheduled to hold at La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, Ikegun village, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State from December 7 to December 9 has continued to gather support.Aside the 15 Nigerian music acts warming up to participate at the second All Africa music festival being propelled by motherland Beckons, over 157 music acts from other African countries have signed up for performance.In an endorsement letter signed by H
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Pasuma celebrates birthday, commissions classroom blocks
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Fuji maestro, Wasiu Alabi Odetola popularly called Pasuma has marked his 51st birthday on a low key. Popularly known as Oga Nla, he took to Instagram to express his thanks to God.Ya Allah, he wrote.Thank u for another year and all the experiences that u gave me this past year. Thank u for givin me all d success & achievements dat will always be happy memories for me. Thank u for givin me all the happiness that gave me time to celebrate. Thank u for givin me all the sadness that reminded me o
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TECNO partners AFRIFF 2018
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
As part of its commitment to developing and encouraging smartphone photography and film making, TECNO Mobile partnered the 2018 edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF).AFRIFF screened films in different categories including feature films, documentaries and short films.And as part of support for the festival, TECNO Mobile sponsored and presented the AFRIFF short film category award which was eventually won by 1745. On hand to present the award were TECNO Nigerias Marketing Mana
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MOSUNMOLA ADELEYE: Ill turn down millions for my husbands sake
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Accountant-turned-actress and movie producer, Mosunmola Adeleye, recently released her latest work, Onise, centred on the issues of young ladies making use of family planning before marriage. In this interview with DUPE AYINLA-OLASUNKANMI, she speaks on her career, family and other issues.What is it like being married’Well, I would say it is entirely a different game from dating. While we were still courting, I did not see a lot of things that have begun to come up now between us. But like
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25-yr-old Chidinma Aaron is 42nd Miss Nigeria
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Representing the South-East Zone, it was a night of glamour as 25 year- old Anambra-born Chidinma Aaron won the 42nd edition of the Miss Nigeria beauty pageant last Sunday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.Aaron, a graduate of Business Administration from Leeds City University, Ibadan, beat 17 other contestants to cart home the prize which includes N3Million, a luxury apartment and a car while Chisom Dunu and Ameh Munirah were first and second runners-up respectively.Hosted by
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MYSAFTV launches in Lagos
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Movie production company, SAF Production, has launched its online and movie streaming platform, mysaftv.com. According to its management, the launch is informed by Nigerians need to demand quality and rich heritage production from movie production companies.The founder of the site, Crey Ahanonu, said that the need to break the monopoly of Nollywood content cannot be over-stated. In his opinion, the few handling it have over the years diluted the content which invariably corrupted the cultural he
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Good Hair partners La Mode Magazine on disability foundation
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
As a means of empowering people living with disability, founders of of Good Hair Ltd, Chioma Ikokwu and Kika Osunde, have partnered with La Mode Magazine to organize a charity event to help bring to reality La Mode Foundation multipurpose center.The center is to aid skill enhancement, Job recruitment, training and vocational courses for persons living with disabilities.The fund raising event, tagged Alice In Wonderland Brunch Fundraiser, is slated for December 23 at Good Hair Ltd, Olubunmi Owa s
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Ebenezer Obey urges youths to work hard
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Music legend, Evangelist Ebenezer Obey has called on Nigerian youths to be hard-working and focused in whatever they find themselves doing.Obey, made this call at the just concluded third edition of the annual music and prayer programme, Praise God with the Twins (PGWT).While addressing the audience, the Juju music maestro reference a Biblical message that reads thus -Whatever you find yourself doing, do it well.Obey further encouraged the general public to not be distracted or discouraged.The y
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2019: Investors not excited about economic projections
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
As 2018 winds down, the receive wisdom out there is that the economic headwinds of the outgoing year vis–vis projections for the incoming year does not bode well for the economy what with the falling share prices, unfavourable monetary policy regime, staggering inflation, growing investor apathy, weakening naira, political uncertainty amongst other indices. Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf, Charles Okonji and Medinat Kanabe examine the issuesTo the uninformed and unlettered, asking them to diagnose the p
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Marketing needs conducive environment to thrive
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
The President of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN), Mr. Tony Agenmonmen, has explained that the decision of the council, to open a new corporate office for the institute in Government Reservation Area (GRA), Ikeja, was informed by the need to give marketing practice a new lease of life in the country. Speaking at the inauguration of the new office, recently Agenmonmen stated that for marketing practice to flourish in the country, it has become imperative for practitioners to
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LG Smart Inverter single split AC berths in Nigeria
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Global leader and Nigerias No.1 Air Conditioning brand in Room and Commercial Air conditioning, LG Electronics, has once again demonstrated its market leadership with the introduction of LG Single Split Smart Inverter AC into the Nigerian Market.Speaking with Media Men recently at the LGs Brand shop in Ogba Lagos, the General Manager Air Conditioning and Energy Solutions, LG Electronics West Africa operations, Mr. Cholyong Park noted that the LG Single Split Commercial Air Conditioner [SCAC] whi
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Aba shoes experience growth
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
The Nigerian shoe industry is gradually witnessing a revolution and growing in leaps and bounds with many of the brands being exported outside the country and Nigerian consumers proudly identifying with them. In this interview with Jill Okeke, Group Head, Shoespeed, and Director General, Shoespeed Academy, Mr Abiodun Folawiyo, speaks on the quality of Nigerian made shoes, acceptance by consumers, why some local brands carry foreign stickers and effect of government policies on the industry, amon
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Artisans condemn BoI for withholding loans to members
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
The Association of skilled and vocational artisans of Nigeria (ASVAN) has condemned the Bank of Industry (BoI) for its refusal to let its members access loan facilities from the bank despite fulfilling all requirements.The National President, Everest Obijuru disclosed this at the maiden edition of the Associations National Trade Summit in Abuja recently.The ASVAN boss who observed contrary to assurances by the bank that its members would be able to access the facilities as indicated in the diffe
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Fear of poverty forced me into self-employment
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Anthony Nwachukwu Isiani is the Managing Director/Chief Executive, Schools Development & Support (SDS) International Limited, a technology solutions company providing services to schools at all levels. In this interview with Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf, the Enugu-state born entrepreneur who recounts that the fear of poverty informed his decision to venture into self-employment, began his business from the backstreets of Bariga in Lagos over 20 years ago and now sits atop a business conglomerate w
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7 hot business you can do without breaking a sweat!
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
With the rate of unemployment, lack of good jobs and little job security in Nigeria, a good way to gain financial freedom and start making your own money is to go into business. But do not get carried away, you will still need to put in a lot of work.If you are considering what business to go into but you are still confused about what might be a good idea, we want to point out seven very good business opportunities you can take advantage of today in Nigeria.A few notes on building a successful b
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Requirements for candle wax production
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Candle remains one of the common forms portable illumination that is still being used by millions of people for various purposes in this modern time, ranging from personal use in homes to the use for the purpose of religious practices.It is massively used by organisations other than religious bodies in numerous ways. It is equally used during candle procession by groups for dead colleagues. Candle is used during celebration, such as valentine, New Year eve, Christmas Eve, special Sunday services
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Seplat Petroleum wins 2018 Pearl capital market award
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Presco, others win laurelsSeplat Petroleum Development Company, one of the leading indigenous oil and gas firm proved its worth and mettle amongst its peers at the weekend after emerging the 2018 overall winner of PEARL Awards capital market prize in Lagos.Hints that Seplat was going to be the cynosures of all eyes at the event was apparent when the company was nominated among the top three for the Sectorial Leadership Awards in the oil and gas sector alongside with 11Plc, Total Nigeria Plc. It
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Guinness, FRSC flag off Ember months safety campaign
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Guinness Nigeria in collaboration with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has kicked off its 2018 Ember Months Responsibility Drinking Awareness Campaign; a special road safety programme to reduce carelessness on the roads during the last quarter of the year through to the holiday season.The campaign which has been ongoing for 14 years now has been in partnership between Guinness Nigeria and the FRSC and the strategic safety campaign aims to enlighten motorists and the public about the dangers
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