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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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Group calls for ban on genetically modified food in Nigeria

A non-governmental organisation, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), has called on government to ban the importation of Genetically Modified (GM) food products and crops into Nigeria due to their health risks.

NEMA sets up emergency response centre in Imo, calls for inter agency collaboration

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has set up an Emergency Response Centre (ERC) in Imo State to enable the agency and other disaster stakeholders respond quickly to any emergency situation.
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National Assembly crisis: Workers welfare our cardinal policy – APC

The All Progressives Congress says welfare of workers is a cardinal policy of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.

SSANU-UNN joins three-day warning strike

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) University of Nigeria, Nsukka chapter, has joined the three days warning strike declared by their national body.
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Leon Balogun warns Premier League defenders to be wary of Chelsea’s Eden Hazard

Brighton’s players were so impressed with Eden Hazard’s performance against them on Sunday that the squad were left admiring the “unbelievable” forward after their 2-1 loss to Chelsea at the Amex Stadium.