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ECOWAS offers 780 scholarships

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has offered scholarships to 790 brilliant needy boys and girls in the last one year, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

Official: ‘Rate cutting’ threatens NAICOM’s 2020 N1 trillion premium target

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Saturday cautioned insurance operators against rate cutting in 2019.

2019: NAICOM warns against rate cutting

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Saturday, cautioned insurance operators against rate cutting in 2019.

NAICOM: Two micro-insurance outfits to commence operations soon

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Monday said that two micro-insurance companies would soon commence operations in the country, as they are on the verge of securing regulatory approval.

NAICOM: Insurance companies settle N145 billion claims in Q3

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Sunday, said that a total of N145 billion was paid as claims to policy holders by insurance companies in the third quarter.

UNILAG signs MOU on 26th NUGA Games

The management of University of Lagos (Unilag) will on Friday sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the 2019 Nigerian University Games Association (Nuga) Games.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Enyinnaya Abaribe: Senate harmonising regulations on electricity theft, tampering

The Senate is working toward harmonising all the regulations on electricity theft and tampering, which are scattered in several other regulations, into a single bill.
Bank of Industry (BoI)

Bank of Industry disburses N81 billion as loan in 2017

The Executive Director of Bank of Industry (BoI), Corporate Services, Tobin Jonathan, has revealed that the bank has disbursed a total of N81 billion loans last year out of a financing gap estimated at $800 million,
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Nigeria, Botswana sign agreement on cultural affairs, diplomatic relations

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said Nigeria and Botswana have signed agreements on cultural cooperation and diplomatic relations as part of efforts to deepen bilateral relations.
French President Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron: France ready to help North Korea’s denuclearisation efforts

France is ready to help in North Korea’s denuclearisation efforts, but Pyongyang must first show some detailed commitments and real desire to dismantle its nuclear and ballistic arsenal, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.
Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Simbi Wabote (left); Senator Ita Giwa; King of Ochia Autonomous Community, Eze Ekwueme Ekwueme; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu; Refinery Project Manager for Lambert, Mr. Mohamad Chit; Chief Operating Officer,Gas & Power, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Saidu Mohammed, and Chairman/CEO, WalterSmith Petroman Oil Limited Mr. Abdulrazaq Isa, during the ground-breaking ceremony of 5,000 barrels per day WalterSmith’s modular refinery at Ibigwe, Ohaji Egbema, Imo state .

Oil marketers to address petroleum downstream accidents

Bothered by the risk tendencies in petroleum products movement across the country, oil marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), have decided to minimise cases of accidents on road networks and promote efficient transportation of products.

CACOL condemns N3.46 trillion loss annually to port inefficiency

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has condemned the nation’s loss of over Three Trillion Naira (N3.46tn) annually, that should accrue to the economy through Port inefficiency.
Lagos – Ibadan railine already under construction

Lagos-Ibadan rail: Rotimi Amaechi summons CCECC chief over shortage of equipment on site

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has summoned the Managing Director of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) over shortage of equipment deployed for the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard guage rail project.

College: No female student missing after armed robbers’ attack

The management of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State, has denied the rumour making the rounds that 16 girls were missing from a school it manages, Demonstration Secondary School, Eziagu, Anambra State following an invasion of the secondary school by armed robbers Saturday.
Robert Amsterdam

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni declares Bobi Wine’s foreign lawyer persona non grata

An international lawyer acting on behalf of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, might not represent him in Uganda’s courts after the government reportedly declared him a persona non grata.

Ibadan DisCo upgrades metering, infrastructure with N11.5 billion

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has disclosed that it has invested over N11.5 billion on metering, network upgrade and rehabilitation of its network operations in the past six months.

France offers Nigeria cinema school

The outgoing Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Mr Denys Gauer, in Abuja said France has concluded arrangements to establish a cinema school in Lagos and some museums around the country.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari lauds French commitment to regional cooperation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja lauded the Republic of France for its commitment to strong regional cooperation in the fight against cross-border crime and terrorism.

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Brazil’s Tite unfazed by criticism

Tite insists he will not allow criticism of his Brazil tenure to affect him as his team look to bounce back against the Czech Republic.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi appoints new rector, other principal officers for Ibadan Poly

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, has approved the appointment of Professor Kazeem Adekunle Adebiyi as the Rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan.
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Caster Semenya: United Nations slams IAAF over ‘humiliating’ rule

United Nations Human Right Council has condemned the plans by IAAF to classify female athletes by their testosterone levels which they claimed “contravene international human rights”.
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NFL star Efe Obada urges youths not to let their past rubbish their future

American Football (NFL) star Efe Obada has challenged youths across the globe including his Nigerian brothers, to aim for the sky irrespective whatever life throws at them at formative age.
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NASA scraps all-women spacewalk for lack of well-fitting suits

The United States space agency NASA scrapped on Monday a planned historic spacewalk by two women astronauts, citing a lack of available spacesuits that would fit them at the International Space Station (ISS).