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Jos trade fair: Exhibitors decry toilets’ poor sanitary condition

Some exhibitors at the ongoing Jos International Trade Fair have decried the poor sanitary condition of toilets at the fair ground.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Minimum wage: NLC shuts down offices, schools in Asaba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Delta chapter, has started to shut offices and schools in Asaba ahead of the planned strike over delay to implement the new minimum wage.

KEDC staff barricade company over non-payment of salaries, pension remittance

Workers of Kaduna Electric Distribution Company on Tuesday protested the non-payment of salaries and non-remittance of their two years pension to their respective Pension Funds Administrators.

Nigeria’s Lidya plans $1.1 billion SMEs loans for Czech, Poland

Nigerian fintech lending platform, Lidya, is targeting Poland and the Czech Republic for expansion after providing thousands of loans in Nigeria, seeing an opportunity in the funding gaps facing small enterprises in fast-growing European economies.

Robbers kill five, injure scores in Onitsha

Five persons were feared killed while scores sustained varying degrees of injuries during a robbery operation in Onitsha, Anambra state.
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Benin Disco raises alarm over equipment vandalisation in Delta

Delta State may soon experience total blackout if the alarm by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) is anything to go by.g

Kaduna residents groan over increasing prices of local rice, foodstuffs

Following the shutdown of the country’s land borders since August, residents of Kaduna state have continued to lament over the increasing prices of foodstuffs in the market.

Yobe traders admonish government on fairness in shops allocation ahead of construction of ultra-modern...

Traders displaced at the Damaturu market have appealed to Yobe government to ensure justice in allocation of shops at the ultra modern market slated for construction by the state government.

Man docked for ‘stealing’ Jumia’s goods worth N4.8m

A 19-year-old man, Opeyemi Olatunji, who allegedly stole goods worth N4.8 million from his employer was charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Aggrieved note counters threaten to shut down activities at Fidelity Bank

The Concerned Note Counters Association of Fidelity Bank (CNCAFB) has threatened to disrupt activities at all Fidelity Bank branches should the management of the bank fail to pay them their entitlements.

Central bank sanctions four banks over delay in customers’ enquiries

The Central Bank of Nigeria and Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria sanctioned four commercial banks between January and June for various infractions, it was learnt.
Flights have been cancelled, leaving thousands stranded while on holidays after talks aimed at preventing Thomas Cook from going out of business throughout Sunday failed. Rick Findler-PA

Thomas Cook airline in Nordic region to resume flights

Flights operated by Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia were to resume Tuesday despite the bankruptcy of British travel group Thomas Cook, said Thomas Cook Group subsidiary Ving in Norway and Sweden.

Border restriction: We have lost over N10 million – trader

Ajara New Market in Badagry has lost over N10 million due to restriction on movements and goods at the Owode and Seme border posts since the exercise commenced last month.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Benin Disco chief blames high cost of prepaid metres on Customs

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Benin Electricity Development Company, BEDC, Mrs. Funke Osibodu, has blamed the cost of prepaid metres on Customs import duty Customs, saying the company has put machinery in place with a list of innovations geared towards customers’ satisfaction, and arresting underperformance, high cost of new prepaid meters.
A vendor continues with his business on the second day after the death of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in the density suburb Mbare, Harare, Zimbabwe, 07 September 2019. Robert Mugabe, who had been receiving treatment in Singapore since April this year, died on 06 September aged 95. Mugabe became prime minister of Zimbabwe in 1980 after the country's independence from Britain and served as president from 1987 until his ouster in 2017. Zimbabwe's current leader and Mugabe's former deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has declared Mugabe a 'national hero'. - EPA/AARON UFUMELI

Zimbabweans choose work over mourning Robert Mugabe

A day after ex-strongman and founding leader Robert Mugabe died, the only clear sign that Zimbabwe was in mourning were flags flying at half mast.

CAFEi urges CBN to extend deadline for mutilated notes return

Otunba ‘Debola Osibogun, CAFEi President, said in Lagos on Sunday that extension of the deadline would give room for more people to key into the initiative.
Barely 24 hours the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), arrested 80 Nigerians for fraudulent activities, a global firm, Dynamics Intelligence, Friday shut-down its operations in the country.

Global tech firm shuts operations in Nigeria over fraudulent activities

Barely 24 hours the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), arrested 80 Nigerians for fraudulent activities, a global firm, Dynamics Intelligence, Friday shut-down its operations in the country.
A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

How soldiers aided my escape from police – Taraba kidnap suspect

The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.

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Golden Eaglets depart Nigeria to Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup, which takes place from October 26 to November 17. 1

FIFA promises fans 50% discount for U-17 World Cup match tickets

World football governing body, FIFA, has promised to give out 50% discount to fans who purchase match tickets for the Under-17 World Cup event in Brazil.

Court orders man to pay N44,000 feeding allowance arrears to his child

A Shari’a Court ll sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna on Monday ordered one Kabiru Yusuf to pay N44,000, the feeding allowance arrears for his child, staying with his former wife, Shafa’atu Zakari.
Rafael Nadal handed rising star Stefanos Tsitsipas a tennis lesson Thursday as he drubbed him 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 in the Australian Open semi-final.-5

Rafael Nadal named in Spain squad for Davis Cup

World number two Rafael Nadal has been named in the Spain squad for the Davis Cup finals in Madrid next month.
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Financial experts attribute Nigeria stock market lull to economic dislocations

Some financial experts on Monday attributed the incessant lull on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to various economic dislocations in the country.

US donates radiation systems to Nigeria

The US Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Office of Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence (US-DOE/NNSA/NSDD) has donated two Mobile Radiation Detection Systems to help combat terrorism in Nigeria.