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Awaiting the names of recipients of national honours

The process for the award of National Honours has begun. Hopefully the recipients will be known before April. It will be the first time President Muhammadu Buhari will bestow such honours on deserving Nigerians. Already candidates have been shortlisted. And I understand that further request has been sent to the President for final approval.

9,993 to graduate at UNIBEN convocation

A total of 9,993 graduands will be awarded with various degrees and diplomas at the 43rd Convocation/47th Founder’s Day of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), scheduled to hold on Wednesday, November 22.

Why I introduced boarding school system in Bayelsa – Governor Dickson

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has explained why his administration introduced the boarding school system, which was non-existent in the state before the inception of his administration in 2012.

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Iceland president Gudni Johannesson

Iceland president urges players to go for victory against Super Eagles

Iceland president Gudni Johannesson has charged his countrymen to go all out for a win against Nigeria in their Group D encounter today (Friday) at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Mr Graham Hefer, Okomu Oil Palm

Okomu oil commits N80 million to safety

Days after it declared N2.8 billion dividend, the management of Okomu Oil Palm, has committed N80 million to environmental and health safety for its staff and host communities.

APC chieftain: Ekiti doesn’t deserve weakling as governor

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Dr. Olusegun Osinkolu, has declared that Ekiti will not make a mistake of electing a governor that would be controlled underground by a godfather during the July 14 governorship election.
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Lagos street kids dance their way to fame with viral hit

A group of Nigerian street children have been transformed into celebrities thanks to a viral dance video that attracted the attention of singer Rihanna and supermodel Naomi Campbell.

Turnover in fixed income, currency markets hits N14.3 trillion in May

Transaction turnover in the Fixed Income and Currency (FIC) markets for the month of May amounted to N14.30trillion, a 4.30 percent (N0.64trn) decrease from the value recorded in April and a 50.60 percent (N4.80trn) increase Year on Year.