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Nigerian entrepreneur gets Donald Trump’s recognition

A Nigerian entrepreneur, Dr Felix Eiremiokhae, has been honoured with a Presidential lifetime achievement award by the President, United States of America, Donald Trump.

NCWS calls on NOA to intensify campaign on obnoxious laws against widowhood

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) on Monday called on the National Orientation Agency (NOA) to intensify campaign on obnoxious laws against widowhood in Nigeria.

Idiat Adebule: Lagos government out to address problems facing widows

The Lagos State Government on Friday said it was committed to implementing programmes to alleviate the deprivation, denial of rights, social and economic neglect experienced by vulnerable widows and their children in the state.
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NGO decries neglect of widows

Serendipity House and God’s Wives Organisation (SHGWO), an NGO, has decried the alleged “neglect of widows by the society and governments’’.
UN Women

UN draws attention to ‘stigmatised, shunned, shamed’ widows

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has called for attention to the plight of widows who are stigmatised, shunned and shamed following the death of their husbands.

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NAF arrest 10 armed bandits in Kaduna

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.
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Lady Gaga ends engagement with fiance Christian Carino

Popular singer Lady Gaga has ended her engagement with talent agent fiance, Christian Carino.
The European Union (EU) said it co-funded the Abidjan-Lagos Highway Corridor to stimulate investments, strengthen competitiveness of the territories and encourage regional integration for growth and job creation.

EU: Why we co-funded Abidjan-Lagos highway corridor

The European Union (EU) said it co-funded the Abidjan-Lagos Highway Corridor to stimulate investments, strengthen competitiveness of the territories and encourage regional integration for growth and job creation.

Federal government urged to raise VAT to 7 percent

If the country is to reduce unemployment and stimulate economic growth, the federal government has been advised to take bold steps which includes raising the Value Added Tax (VAT).

Ex-lawmaker urges INEC to probe bribe allegations against its officials

A former Federal Lawmaker, Hon Bamidele Faparusi, has urged Prof. Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to take allegations of bribe against some of his officials serious.