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Minister hints at mandatory extra year of studies for graduates

The federal government may be considering a mandatory extra year of studies for Nigerian students before entering the labour market.

Oando: We can finally reap return on our investment – shareholder

Speaking on the lifting of the technical suspension, Mr. Babatunde Badmus, Pacesetter Shareholder Association said: “We are happy the SEC and the NSE has finally heeded to the pleas of minority shareholders. It is unfortunate this took six long months, nonetheless we are pleased to finally be opportune to reap from the Company’s positive operations.”

Ibrahim Magu: Public officials steal through procurement process

Heads of public sector organisation steal from the public through the procurement process, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has said.

Witness’ ill-health stalls N6.8 billion fraud trial of ex-NAMA chief, others

The absence of a prosecution witness due to a sudden illness on Thursday in Lagos stalled the trial a former Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Ibrahim Abdusalam, and others charged with N6.8 billion fraud.

Treasury: Kenya spent $536m for 2 elections in 2017

Kenya spent 536 million U.S. dollars on the two elections conducted in 2017, with the money going directly to elections and supportive activities that include provision of security, the Treasury said.

Lagos to check food, beverages contamination in restaurants, hotels

The Lagos State government has moved to check food and water contamination in eateries, restaurants and hotels across the state, imploring stakeholders to embrace the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and certification.

Firm gets nod to establish LPG extraction plant in Niger Delta

The operator of the Otakikpo marginal field in OML 11, Green Energy International Limited has gotten the nod of the Federal Government to establish a Liquefied Natural Gas (LPG) extraction plant at Ikuru town in Rivers state.

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House of Representatives probe of N8 billion NEMA contracts runs into hitches

The investigation by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, of the N8 billion grains supply contracts has run into hitches.

Argentina goalkeeper Romero out of World Cup after suffering knee injury

Argentina on Tuesday suffered a blow as goalkeeper Sergio Romero was ruled out of the World Cup due to a knee injury.

Oil heads towards $100 on mounting supply concerns

Brent crude oil rose above $80 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by concern that falling Venezuelan crude output and a potential drop in Iranian exports could further tighten global supply.

CAN commiserates with Catholics over murdered priests, parishioners

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday commiserated with the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria as it conducted mass burial for the two priests and parishioners killed by the herdsmen in Benue State in April.

Panama to open embassy in Nigeria

President Juan Carlos Varela of the Republic of Panama has said that his country would soon open an Embassy in Abuja to cement the relationship between Panama and Nigeria.