The Nigerian Shippersâ€™ Council (NSC) on Friday said it would collaborate with the Sierra Leone Maritime Administration to establish the Sierra Leonean Shippersâ€™ Council.
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Foremost industrialist and richest man in Africa, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has restated his commitment to assist the Federal Government in turning around and diversifying the countryâ€™s economy.
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The U.S. on Friday pledged to mobilise more aid and support for Nigeria and other countries affected by the Boko Haram insurgency.
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My dear brother Dele, let me thank you most sincerely for your article last weekend, â€œMy Candid Letter to Saraki.â€ I take everything you said in that article to heart and I must commend you for your candidness indeed and the sincerity of your intentions.
As you said in your article, you are someone I have known more by reputation than by any personal relationship, until recently when we struck up some personal acquaintance based on our shared political interests, especially during the last presidential
Your Excellency, Iâ€™m convinced the time has come to write you this letter despite the fact that I have some measure of access to you. I decided to do this in order to tackle the mischief makers who believe Iâ€™m your very close friend and as such must be a rabid supporter of yours. I have been accused of all sorts of garbage including being paid heavy sums of money from your bottomless pocket. Iâ€™m aware that most of these guys can never believe that anyone could stand up for principle without
Comptroller General of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Peter Ezenwa Ekpendu has faulted claims by a member of the House of Representatives, Joan Marakpor that the she was slapped and severally assaulted by the orderly to the CG on Wednesday.
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Prof. Fidelis Okafor, the Vice Chancellor of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), has called for the establishment of film villages in the South East Zone to ensure preservation of Igbo cultural values.
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When Daniel Amokachi touched down in Finland at the end of January to take on his new role as head coach of second division side JS Hercules, it was like nothing he had ever experienced before. A far cry from the searing heat of his native Nigeria, the 1994 CAF Africa Cup of Nations winner arrived at Oulu, a city just a two-hour drive from the Arctic Circle, to link up with the semi-professional Finnish outfit, his first managerial job in Europe.
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The finalisation of former South African President Nelson Mandelaâ€™s will is being delayed over his ex-wifeâ€™s legal battle over his Qunu home.
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THE Minister of State, Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, said African countries have become dumping ground for poisonous food which are imported
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STRONG indications emerged early yesterday of a hardening of position by senators who have coalesced into a Group of 77 drawn from various parties and camps to protect what they have dubbed as the integrity of the Senate.
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As the relationship between the Presidency and the National Assembly remains frosty, veteran journalist and ace public commentator, Jimi Disu takes a swipe at the way government is being run, saying that President Muhammadu Buhari likes to micro-manage Nigeria and not working with modern trends.
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MOST of the 23 states that got bail out cash from the federal government for the settlement of arrears of workersâ€™ salaries and emoluments, diverted the funds for other purposes, thereby defeating the purpose of the governmentâ€™s effort to provide succour for the workers.
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THE Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, has bemoaned the prolonged delay in signing and implementing the 2016 budget, saying that such development gives Nigeria bad image before the comity of nations.
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SOME leading legal luminaries including former justices of the Supreme Court have advised Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Mr. Danladi Umar, to withdraw from presiding the ongoing trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki over alleged false assets declaration to ensure fairness in the matter.
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Shock and disbelief could best describe the expressions on the faces of customers at a popular hair dressing saloon in Ago, Okota area of Lagos, Tuesday, after one o f the stylists was arrested for allegedly vandalizing vehicle parts.
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AT least N2.7 trillion has so far been collected on the Treasury Single Account, TSA, platform according to a release from the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, OAGF, which also gave assurance that the Federal Government is working out modalities to ensure that payment of Federal Government workers are paid early, in line with the directives of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Okonjo Iweala, the famed technocrat , has returned to the pulpit. The gospel of good governance, like that of Christ, is easily preached. Technocrats come into public service in Nigeria brandishing reputations and clutching unto self righteousness.
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