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Ogun elections: Keshington Adebutu reconciles son Ladi, Dapo Abiodun

Like the proverbial elder in the market place, the Lotto magnate, Sir Kessington Adebutu, has reconciled the Ogun State Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, and the governorship candidate recognised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently conducted 2019 elections, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

President Buhari appoints two executive directors to NSIA board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of two Executive Directors to the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) Board.
Oluremi Tinubu

Senator Tinubu: Men have role to play in entrenching women’s rights

Senator Oluremi Tinubu says men have a role to play to adequately entrench the rights of women, abrogate gender-based violence and ensure equal opportunities for all.

Nokia to lay off around 350 employees

Nokia has revealed plans to lay off around 350 of its 6,000 employees in Finland this year as part of a cost-savings programme designed to shed €700 million from its operating and production expenditure by end-2020.

Central bank lists measures for anti-money laundering, combating financing of terrorism

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned employees of financial institutions to avoid establishing relationships with individuals or entities who may pose undue reputational risks to their organisations.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

Corruption threatens Nigeria and its election

On February 16th, Nigeria will hold a general election. Four years ago, the country experienced its first democratic transfer of power to the opposition since 1999. The vote in a few days will be no less significant.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA boss tasks workers on productivity, revenue generation

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has urged the staff of the authority to work hard to improve their productivity and boost revenue generation.

Oando employees kick start 2019 by donating relief materials to flood victims in Niger...

Employees of Oando PLC kicked-off the year by putting smiles on the faces of thousands of people, who were affected by the 2018 floods in Rivers and Bayelsa State, a feat worthy of note and emulation.

Labour: N70,000 price is unrealistic for passport

Labour leaders have criticised the Federal Government for the planned increase of the fee to be paid by Nigerians to secure travel document.
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Bulgaria extradites Russian hacker to US

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said on Saturday.
Following President Trump’s firing of James B. Comey as F.B.I. director, the bureau grew increasingly concerned about whether the president’s actions constituted anti-American activity. Sarah Silbiger-The New York Times

Donald Turmp’s US government shutdown longest on record

The partial shutdown of the US government has become the longest on record, with still no end in sight to the political standoff.
Ayodele Subair

Lagos revenue agency directs employers to deduct 10% as tax from terminal benefits

The Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS) has directed employers to deduct capital gains tax (CGT) from any sum paid to employees on termination of their services.
Bobi Wine

Uganda police block Bobi Wine concert

A Boxing Day concert by Ugandan musician and fiery legislator Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine was hanging in the balance after authorities said it would not happen.

NGO decries rising cases of drug abuse among youths

The Useful Youth Vision Concepts (UYVC), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has decried rising cases of drug abuse among Nigerian youths.
Dr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director of Access Bank Plc

Access Bank set to raise $250 million Tier 11 capital in 2019

Determined to create the largest bank in Africa, Access Bank Plc on Wednesday said it had finalised plans to issue 250 million dollars Tier 11 capital in January 2019.
A hairdresser styles the hair of a customer at a beauty salon in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on October 30, 2018. – For three years, Mosul’s women were covered in black from head to toe and its men had to keep their beards long. Salons were shut, and plastic surgery considered a crime. Today, Mosul’s plastic surgeons and beauticians are at service. (Photo by Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP)

After shedding Islamic State, Mosul embraces makeovers

For three years, Mosul’s women were covered in black from head to toe and its men had to keep their beards long. Salons were shut, and plastic surgery considered a crime.

Samsung agrees to pay cancer-stricken employees $85 million

After 11 years of controversy, Samsung has apologised for creating an unsafe work environment that resulted in a number of former employees contracting leukemia and other cancers.
Ikeja Electric Plc

Ikeja Electric launches Academy to deepen safety culture

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) says it has launched a professional Quality Health, Safety and Environment Academy (QHSE) tagged: “i-Empower” to deepen the culture of safety among its employees.

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Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country's longtime president who resigned in a surprise move earlier this week.

Kazakhstan renames capital to honour ex-leader

Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country's longtime president who resigned in a surprise move earlier this week.

Police arrest three suspects over ‘humiliating’ nude woman in viral video in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra has arrested three persons allegedly involved in production and circulation of a viral video where a nude woman was humiliated.
Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Pius Adesanmi’s demise a great loss to our family – sister

Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.
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Lagos elections: APC wins Ibeju-Lekki supplementary polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, winner of the supplementary election in the area.

Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah backs Ahmed Lawan for Senate President

Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan.