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Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 4

Lagos government to demolish buildings on right of way in Lekki

The Lagos State Government says it will demolish buildings obstructing government’s Right of Way (RoW) at Lekki in Eti-Osa Local Government Area.

Governor Ayade: I’ll make Cross River window to Africa

As part of his vision to make the state a window to Africa, Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, is ramping up activities through the establishment of additional tourism facilities in the state.
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Stockbrokers decry low domestic patronage on NSE

The Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers on Friday decried the low level of domestic investors’ patronage in the capital market and urged government at all levels to prioritise capital market development.

Martin Onovo: Lagos masterplan has failed woefully

Chef Martin Onovo, the 2015 presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP), has said that the Lagos Masterplan is stale and has failed woefully.

Pat Utomi: Four years enough for me to fix, transform Delta

A renowned political economist and one of the governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Prof. Pat Utomi, says four years was enough for him to develop a masterplan that will fix and transform the state to the envy of others in Nigeria.

Kogi rescinds policy to sell off goverment property

Faced with criticism on its decision to out rightly sell off some legacy projects to finance the 2018 budget, the Kogi State Government has proposed back tracked on the controversial policy.

Capital market shareholders task SEC, NSE on penalties to boost new listing

Capital market shareholders on Saturday called on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to review the penalties imposed on quoted companies to attract new listing.

FCTA demolishes Mountain village in Abuja

The FCT Department of Development Control on Friday demolished the Mountain Village in Guzape District in Abuja.

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The High Administrative Court turned down an appeal by 80 researchers who favour the veil against a 2015 decision by the president of Cairo University banning them from wearing the niqab at the university.

Egypt’s top court upholds ban on face veil at Cairo university

Female faculty members at a flagship university in Egypt will not be able to wear the niqab, or full face veil, ruled the country’s top administrative court as it upheld a ban, state media reported on Monday.
The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s administration declined to comment on the decision, while rights activists, civil society groups and social media users referred to the move as oppressive.

Pakistan school bans female students from using lipstick on campus

A university in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, on Monday, cried out on social media for banning female students from wearing lipstick on campus.
Rafael Nadal moved one step closer to a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Monday, overcoming home favourite Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(4) in front of a packed crowd at Rod Laver Arena.

Rafael Nadal sees off challenge of Nick Kyrgios to advance in Australian Open

Rafa Nadal tamed a spirited challenge from Nick Kyrgios with a superb performance to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the 12th time.
The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.

Gambia launches crackdown on protest movement

The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.

Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

A 35-year-old woman, Ganiat El-Hakeem, on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12 year-old girl.