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Farmers, sellers give reason for cost of yam


Most yam farmers and sellers in Benin have observed that the cost of the produce is not connected with the recent approval given by the Federal Government for yam export. In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Benin, they noted that beside the high ...

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Sallah: Ram Dealers Laments Low Sale in Borno

Sallah Ram Dealers Laments Low Sale in Borno

The spate of insecurity in Nigeria has affected the sales of ram as Sallah approaches following an unprecedented inflation rate. Less than six days to Eid-el-Kabir celebration, ram dealers in Maiduguri are lamenting low patronage by customers. Eid-el-Kabir celebration is marked on the 10th day of the 12th month of ...

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Group accuses DSTV, StarTimes, others of exploiting masses


A rights group, People Against Corruption and Injustice (PACI), has protested against what it termed ‘arbitrary and exorbitant’ charges by cable TV service providers in Nigeria. The protesters, who took their protest round major streets of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, who later converged on the Nigeria Union of Journalists ...

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US FAA arrives Nigeria to audit aviation sector


The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would on Monday begin the re-certification of the Category 1 status of the nation’s aviation sector at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in Lagos. Mr Sam Adurogboye, the General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, who disclosed this in Lagos on Sunday, said that ...

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Lagos Sweepers Protest Non-Payment of 5 Months Salaries


Sweepers employed by Dafunol International Limited, a contractor engaged by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, on Monday staged a peaceful protest over the non-payment of their five months’ salaries. The sweepers who were in their sweeping kits and holding brooms spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria in front ...

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MMM Invents New Tactics to Make Members Comeback (Full Details)


Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox (MMM) which thrilled many people early this year before collapsing some months back has invented a weekly promotional stunt aimed at wooing old and unsuspecting new ‘investors’. The money making scam it would be recalled left many people in shock early this year after it crashed forcing ...

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Economy: FGN as unrepentant saboteur


Following nearly two years of failed efforts to break through the fence of conditionalities for the release of multilateral loans being dangled by the IMF/World Bank and the European Union, the Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun, threw up her arms and confessed at the quarterly business forum held in July at ...

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Google To Train 100,000 Nigerian Software Developers

Vice President of Product Management at Google Tamar Yehoshua speaks on stage during a conference tagged 'Google for Nigeria' in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, July 27, 2017. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Google has moved to train thousands of Nigerians in software development to enable them write programs for the local economy. The chief executive officer of Google Incorporated, Sundar Pichai, has said his firm would prepare 10 million Africans for ‘jobs of the future’ in the next five years. He said ...

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Google CEO and newly appointed board member, Sundar Pichai is here in Lagos for the Google For Nigeria event which is holding presently. The multi-millionaire techprenuer tweeted a photo of the Computer Village in Ikeja which he visited this morning and wrote: ‘Hello from Lagos.’ #GoogleforNigeria.” Pichai Sundararajan (born 12 ...

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Mitsubishi Pajero Sport comes to Nigeria


Massilia Motors Limited, a joint venture between CFAO Motors and Chanrai, has strengthened its vehicle line-up with the launch of the all-new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, which is making its debut in Nigeria following a long wait for suitable specs for the local market. The new-generation mid-size SUV looks tastefully robust: ...

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