LCCI holds forum to address automobile challenges

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) will on Friday, hold a dialogue to develop the automobile sector and proffer solutions to myriads of problems plaguing the sector. According to LCCI, the theme of the dialogue is “Developing the Nigeria auto industry across the entire value chain.”Scheduled to take place today by 10am at Commerce […]

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Amosun Presents N420. 6bn 2019 Budget To State Assembly

Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun yesterday presented a budget estimate of N420.630 billion as year 2019 Appropriation Bill to the state House of Assembly. The appropriation bill which he christened “Budget of Enduring Legacy”, represents a 17 per cent increase compared to that of the outgoing year which stood at N345. 4 billion. Presenting the […]

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World leaders address first Virtual Climate Summit

The first ever Virtual Climate Summit of world leaders is underway, held entirely online to ensure it is carbon neutral. Today’s eco-friendly event stands in stark contrast to many other international summits, which involve thousands of delegates jetting across the world to a venue where they stay in air-conditioned comfort. Organisers of the UN’s COP21 […]

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Super Falcons whip Zambia 4-0 to revive 2019 AWCON hope

Nigeria’s Super Falcons yesterday bounced from the 1-0 defeat to South Africa by defeating the She-polopolo of Zambia 4-0 at the ongoing Africa Women Nations Cup in Cape Coast in Ghana. Desire Oparanozie, Francesca Ordega, Rasheedat Ajibade and Okoronkwo were on the scoresheet at the Cape Coast Stadium to keep the defending African champions hopes […]

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ISI: Christians, Muslims, traditional worshippers protest use of hijab

By Ola Ajayi IBADAN— DISATISFIED with unfolding events over use of hijab by willing female Muslim students of the International School, Ibadan, parents, under the auspices of Concerned ISI Parents Initiative protested against use of the Muslim wear. Armed with placards with inscriptions discouraging introduction of religious crisis […]

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Whatever the CIA says about the Khashoggi case, the West has a long history of not defending reporters

The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has put a strain on political and economic relations between Saudi Arabia and the West, but around the world scores of journalists have been detained, gone missing or been murdered in recent years and the Western world has turned a blind eye. On Sunday, word came that the […]

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Boko Haram kills 53 soldiers, farmers in 3 days

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country. Despite the government’s insistence that Boko Haram is near defeat, the group has recently carried out a string of […]

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‘Don’t handover Nigeria to thieves’ – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has beckoned on Nigerians not to hand over the nation to ‘thieves and hooligans.’ Speaking on Tuesday as former President Goodluck Jonathan presented his book, ‘My Transition Hours,’ Obasanjo said if the nation’s democracy was handed over to those in such categories, they could use it as a weapon against the […]

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Ekiti Bank Robbery: We’ll track down bandits — Police

By Rotimi OjomoyelaADO-EKITI—THE  Ekiti State Police Command, said  Tuesday, that it was on the trail of the  armed robbers who attacked an old generation bank in Ijero-Ekiti on Monday evening, killing three police officers and a bank customers. The police also expressed sadness over the death of three of their colleagues during the bank robbery […]

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