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APC women seek national, state assembly slots in Ebonyi

The leadership of the women’s wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State has appealed to their male counterpart, at the state and national levels to reserve some state and National Assembly slots for the women in the 2019 general election.

2019: Ebonyi APC women want 40% affirmative action

Women leaders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi on Tuesday advocated for 40 per cent affirmative action for both elective and appointive positions in 2019 elections.

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Cheers, boos at National Assembly as Muhammadu Buhari presents 2019 budget

There were loud cheers and boos when President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appeared before the joint session of the National Assembly (NASS) to present the 2019 budget.
A hairdresser styles the hair of a customer at a beauty salon in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on October 30, 2018. – For three years, Mosul’s women were covered in black from head to toe and its men had to keep their beards long. Salons were shut, and plastic surgery considered a crime. Today, Mosul’s plastic surgeons and beauticians are at service. (Photo by Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP)

After shedding IS, Mosul embraces makeovers

For three years, Mosul’s women were covered in black from head to toe and its men had to keep their beards long. Salons were shut, and plastic surgery considered a crime.

PenCom urges pension contributors to update biometrics

The National Commission (PenCom), has advised contributors to update their records with the Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) in a bid to ensure the smooth running of the Retired Savings Accounts (RSA).
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Adeyemi Adetunji: NNPC subsidiary hits N1.8 billion profit in 2017

Mr Adeyemi Adetunji, Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Retail, said the company made N1.8 billion profit after tax in 2017.

Jaap Stam backs Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino for Manchester United

Mauricio Pochettino is the right choice to become Manchester United's permanent manager and the club have the power to lure him from Tottenham, says Jaap Stam.