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How Nigeria can avoid another recession – ICAN


The Chairman of the Western zone of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Mikahil Ogundiran, has called on the Federal Government to free the nation’s economy from dependence on oil by focusing on other sectors for foreign earnings. According to him, this will sustain the economy and allay the fear of falling back into a recession. The Federal Government ...

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Oil workers’ planned strike could cost Nigeria N150bn daily – LCCI


The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has estimated that Nigeria will lose about N150bn daily if the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers Senior Staff Association of Nigeria should embark on a nationwide strike. Both PENGASSAN and NUPENG had recently vowed to go on a strike if the Federal Government ...

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Tanker driver stole N13m aviation fuel

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A 38-year-old tanker driver, Julius Eruse, has been brought before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing 45,000 litres of aviation fuel valued at N13m. Julius, an indigene of Ugheli, Delta State, was arraigned on two counts bordering on conspiracy and stealing before a magistrate, Mrs. Y.O. Aje-Afunwa. The police said Julius was hired by a firm, Cleanserve lntegrated Energy ...

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Two Ekiti poly reportedly shut as student feared death

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The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, was on Sunday shut indefinitely following a violent protest by students over alleged deaths of two undergraduates in mysterious circumstances. Trouble began on the institution’s campus on Friday when two of the students reportedly complained of malaria fever. They were reportedly rushed to the  school’s health centre, but their condition was said to ...

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Nigerian senators earn more than top World Government Officials — Oyebola


The Initiator and Chairman, Movement for Nigeria’s Total Transformation, Chief Areoye Oyebola, has decried the non-responsiveness of Nigerian federal lawmakers to the widespread call for the downward review of their “monumental salaries and allowances.” According to Oyebola, the recent criticism of the federal legislators by the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), was just ...

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Army raided Kanu’s home again, says brother


The Nigerian Army on Sunday raided the Abia home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. He claimed that the soldiers, however, took away from the house items such as television sets, generator and clothes. He called on the international community to urge the army to stop raiding his father’s palace and to also account for ...

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Qualifiers so far for 2018 World Cup


The 15 nations that have already booked their place for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with final qualifying matches still to be played: Europe: Belgium, England, Germany, Poland, Russia (as hosts), Spain Africa: Egypt, Nigeria Asia: Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea North, Latin America: Costa Rica, Mexico South America: Brazil

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