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Fidelity Bank Gives out N16m in Promo

Nume Ekeghe A total of 13 loyal customers of Fidelity Bank Plc yesterday emerged winners in the third draws of the Fidelity Bank ‘Get Alert in Millions Savings Promo (GAIM), Season 3’, held in Lagos. The winners were Steven Oriase, Kareem Amodu, Evangelina Moughalu, Raphael Omoijate, Ogechukwu Mike, Musa Abubakar, …

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Harvest of Retirements Looms in Police as AIG Adamu Becomes IG

•Seven DIGs, three AIGs to go •Promises to ensure professionalism, credible elections •PDP, CUPP task him, say former IG’s tenure shameful Omololu Ogunmade, Alex Enumah, Udora Orizu in Abuja and Chiemele Ezeobi in Lagos The newly appointed Acting Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Abubakar Adamu, yesterday officially assumed duties …

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Equities Market Gains Further on Continuing Bargain Hunting

Goddy Egene The stock market appreciated further yesterday on continued bargain hunting by investors. As a result the NSE All-Share Index 0.58 per cent to close higher at 30,137.53, while market capitalisation added N64.4 billion to end at N11.2 trillion. Buying interest in Zenith Bank Plc, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc …

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Inside scavengers’ colony

Godwin Tsa, Abuja He emerged from a makeshift structure with wide smiles that exposed his kolanut-coated teeth. With a sack slung over his shoulder and an iron hook in his hand, Bako Maigeri was set for work. Maigeri, 25, was a scavenger who rummaged through waste bins and refuse dumps …

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We’re training 5,000 mobile policemen for elections –CP Jimeta

Commissioner of Police, Mobile Force Headquarters, Abuja, Mr. Lawan Jimeta, has said that 5,000 of his men are currently undergoing training and retraining for the 2019 general elections. He said they are being trained to apply professionalism during crisis and how to manage the situation: “Some of them are going …

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Going Beyond TETFund Intervention to Reposition Tertiary Institutions

Funmi Ogundare reports that with the recent approval of N161 billion intervention funds through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund to public institutions in Nigeria, stakeholders think that government should go beyond TETFund intervention funds to reposition the country’s tertiary institutions Penultimate week, the federal government approved a N161 billion intervention …

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Ezekwesili, Nexford Varsity Launch Scholarship for Nigerian Women

Udora Orizu in Abuja A former Minister of Education and ACPN presidential candidate in the forthcoming general elections, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has launched a scholarship scheme for Nigerian women, in partnership with Nexford University. The former World Bank official has also become the newest member of the next-generation university’s Global …

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NOVA Merchant Bank Promotes staff

NOVA Merchant Bank has promoted about a third of its staff. The bank said those who were affected, had demonstrated exceptional performance in their responsibilities. It explained that the move was in fulfilment of its commitment to be the best place to work and its policy of rewarding deserving staff …

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Elections: Shun panic relocation, CAN tells members

Sola Ojo, Kaduna The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on Nigerians, especially Christians in the North, to stay where they are and shun panic relocation before the forthcoming general elections. Chairman of CAN Kaduna Central Zone and Pastor of Light House Church in the state, Essein Istifanus, who …

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Govs task Nigerians on sustained unity

Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti, with agency reports Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged Nigerians not to take for granted the price fallen heroes paid to ensure the country’s indivisibility. The governor said this while participating in the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day held at Oba Ovonramwen Square in Benin …

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CAC registers 39,074 businesses in 2 months

Walter Ukaegbu, Abuja The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has said that through the implementation of its Business Incentive Strategy, it had been able to register 39,074 business names between October and November 2018. Its acting Registrar-General, Azuka Azinge, said this Tuesday in Lagos during stakeholders’ forum. The forum is a …

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Video: Tory Lanez – FeRRis WhEEL Ft Trippie Redd

VVideo: Tory Lanez – FeRRis WhEEL Ft Trippie Redd Mp4 Download Download and Watch Video: Tory Lanez – FeRRis WhEEL Ft Trippie Redd Canadian Singer, Tory Lanez drops the official visuals to his song ‘FeRRis WhEEL‘ Featuring Trippie Redd. The Song was taken off his project ‘LoVE Me NOw?’ Check …

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Video: Tyga – Floss In The Bank

Video: Tyga – Floss In The Bank Mp4 Download Download and Watch The Video: Tyga – Floss In The Bank Tyga releases the official visuals to his song ‘Floss In The Bank‘. ‘Floss In The Bank’ is produced by D.A. Doman, the hitmaker behind the tracks ‘Taste’, Kodak Black’s ‘ZEZE’ …

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iSON Group Shines at the 2018 NiTA Awards

iSON Group, Africa’s leading IT and ITeS companies with presence in about 14 countries in Africa clinched four awards at the recently concluded 2018 Nigerian Technology Awards, held in Lagos, Nigeria. iSON Technologies a subsidiary of iSON Group bagged the I.T Services & Support Company of the Year and the …

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APC has failed Nigerians –PDP

Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja Ahead of the February 16 presidential poll, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are afraid of returning to the electorate to renew their mandate because the party has failed to fulfil all its promises; prior to the …

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President boycotts corruption debate as PDP, AAC, others trade blames

Okwe Obi, Abuja  Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday,  boycotted a debate organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development, in Abuja, yesterday.  The event, which was centred on corruption and accountability, had a representative of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kazeem Afegbua, candidates …

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No going back on election boycott – IPOB

Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka  The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dismissed reports that it has made a U-turn on its decision to boycott next month’s general elections. IPOB said its decision to shutdown Biafraland on February 16  remains sacrosanct, as only a date for referendum would assuage the group’s stand. …

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Man accused of stealing clothes shows up in court naked (Photo)

There was a dramatic scene at a Kenyan Court when a man accused of stealing clothes appeared in court naked. The suspect, 32-year-old Kenyan, Alex Jana Mugo was arrested on Sunday after he was caught with stolen clothes. Appearing before Resident Magistrate Jean Ndegeri of  Embu Law Courts on Monday, he told a stunned courtroom that …

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