OGUN State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Zhejiang province of the Peoples Republic of China to promote bicameral economic cooperation and partnership between both states.Read More
THE 10 Nigerians who returned home a week ago after 303 days in the den of deadly Somali pirates are angry. The Federal Government and their employers, they say abandoned them at the time the hostages needed help most. In this interview, Mr. Triggo Egbedi, the elder brother of the Captain, Mr. Graham Egbedi, asked
Despite suffering a Federation Cup q-final defeat to Enyimba, Shooting Stars Chief Coach Franklin Howard says the team has come to stay, stressing that Tuesdayâ€™s result confirms the fact that 3SC can hold its own against the big boys of Nigerian football.Read More
Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Labour, Employment and Productivity, Ado Dogo Audu, has decried the unemployment rate in the country, saying his committee was set to meet President Umaru Yarâ€™Adua over the matter as the primary responsibility of the issue.Read More
The national beach soccer team, otherwise known as â€˜Supersand Eaglesâ€™ mauled their counterparts from Mauritius 13-0 in their first match of the African Beach Soccer Championship in Durban, South Africa yesterday.
Veteran striker Isiaka Olawale hit six goals past the hapless Mauritian goalkeeper as he nonchallantly announced his fourth appearance at the continental championship.
PRELATE of Methodist Church Nigeria, Most Rev. Sunday Ola Makinde, yesterday vowed to mobilise Christians in the country to resist with the last drop of their blood any attempt by any government to impose tax on the church, just as he condemned clergymen who do not pay their income tax.Read More
He, however, said the institution had taken actions to redress this image with the setting up of an anti-corruption and transparency unit within its fold.Read More
The controversy surrounding the status of Amalar, an anti-malarial, has come to an end with the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) clarifying that the product was never banned, and that the Agency never pronounced that it was banned in a press statement concerning the importation fake and adulterated Amalar and Maloxine.Read More
To check imported cases of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in the state, the Lagos State Government is to establish permanent posts to monitor the immunization status of children coming into the state with a view to immunize them.Read More
The recent rally in the Nigerian capital market, entered its second day, as the value of listed equities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rose Tuesday, by N139.63 billion.
Particularly, the value of listed equities rose by 2.33 per cent to close at N6.125 trillion from N5.986 trillion at which it opened.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has tabled ten intervention areas for the new Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.Read More
Recently, freight forwarders at the PTML Customs Command protested the alleged increment of charges at the Command . The quick intervention of the Commandâ€™s Area Comptroller Mr Austen Warikoru who spoke to GODWIN ORITSE on how he was able to quell the crisis also said that he has observed that Nigerian do not like paying taxes.
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Further, Agbai said the objective of the fair is to promote accelerated development of educational system to meet global standards, to promote comparative judgement of schools in a single occassion and provide a real snap shot of public and private schools.Read More
Prof. Aigbomian thanked all in the university for their support which resulted in the successful completion of his tenure and also congratulated the Acting Vice Chancellor on his new appointment.Read More
He maintained that he was the first to notice the abnormally in the e-payment system and drew the management attention to it but after thorough investigation, â€œI discovered that it was nothing but a computer error from the office of the Accountant-General of the state,â€ he said, adding that the money had been paid back into government confers by the schoolâ€™s management.Read More