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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Yemi Osinbajo: Grand corruption, obstacle to development

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that grand corruption remained the most endemic obstacle stifling Nigeria’s development.

AfDB invests $24 billion in African agriculture to reduce world hunger

The African Development Bank will be investing $24 billion in the African agriculture sector over the next 10 years to lift one billion people out of hunger globally.
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WEF: Robots will dominate workplaces by 2025

By 2025, robots will handle 52 percent of current work tasks, almost twice as many as now, a World Economic Forum (WEF) study said Monday.

Afreximbank declares $57.53 million dividend

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has declared a $57.53 million dividend for shareholders as it grew its revenues by 25 per cent to reach $645 million in its 2017 financial year.

Prime Minister: Foreigners can now get 100% business ownership in UAE

The prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, says foreign investors can now get 100 percent ownership of businesses in the country.

Lagos Chamber urges federal government to liberalise power sector

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) has called on the Federal Government to liberalise the power sector for efficient service delivery.

Lagos government urged to partner neighbouring states on security

Lagos State Government needs to partner with neighbouring states of Ogun and Ondo on security as the nation’s commercial capital grows into mega-city, says Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Imohimi Edgal.

Tax evasion: Take advantage of VAIDS Or face prosecution – Kemi Adeosun

The Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has called on tax invaders or those who have not declared their income or pay taxes accordingly to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) or face prosecution at its expiration on 31st March, 2018.

VAIDS: No sacred cows after deadline – Babatunde Fowler

As the March 31, 2018, deadline given by the federal government for tax amnesty under its Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) draws nearer, the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has warned that there would be no sacred cows after the cut-off date.

Pope hopes trump re-thinks DACA decision on immigrant children

Pope Francis said he hoped U.S. President Donald Trump would re-think his decision to end a programme protecting undocumented immigrant children, saying it was important for young people to have roots.

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The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 16

WWC: My players followed the match plan – Thomas Dennerby

The Nigeria women’s coach Thomas Dennerby has praised his players for their solid display in their 2-0 win over South Korea in Grenoble.
Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on Wednesday was voted the Player of the Match award after putting up a brilliant display for the Super Falcons in their 2-0 victory against Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Asisat Oshoala equals Rita Nwadike’s goals record

Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala equalled the goal scoring record set by Rita Nwadike on Wednesday at the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France, when she scored Nigeria’s second goal in their 2-0 win over Korea Republic in Grenoble.

NCC awards N65 million to 11 universities for technology research

The Nigerian Communications Commission has awarded N65m grant to 11 universities to carry out technology research that would lead to technology products.
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Real Madrid sign Ferland Mendy from Lyon in £47 million deal

Real Madrid have signed left-back Ferland Mendy from Lyon in a deal worth up to £47.1m, which takes their summer spending close to £300m.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has named 15-year-old Kelvin John Pius in his preliminary 39-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

AFCON: Emmanuel Amuneke reveals Tanzania’s 23-man squad

The Nigerian tactician has dropped nine players from his initial 32-man squad, including 15-year-old Kelvin John Pius, who impressed for Tanzania in the just-concluded U17 Africa Cup of Nations.