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Jibrin meets Sagay committee, insists Dogara, others must go

A former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, met with the Itse Sagay-led Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption in Abuja on Wednesday.   Jibrin emerged from the meeting which took place at the secretariat of the PACAC at the Phase 1 of the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, at about 2.49pm on Wednesday, renewing his

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Presidency lists 6 things Nigeria, Africa gained from Buhari’s trip to Kenya

The Presidency has listed the gains of President Muhammadu Buhari’s participation in the just concluded Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) to include the billions of dollar to be injected into African economies by Japan. A statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity

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ASUU threatens nationwide strike over unpaid allowances, others

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike to press home its demands for the implementation of its 2009 agreement with the Federal Government. The ASUU Lagos Zone Coordinator, Olusoji Sowande, said this at a news conference on Tuesday in Lagos. Mr. Sowande said that the union was

The Importance of Eating Healthy

We are created with a desire to eat . Therefore, your food choices each day affect your health — how you feel today, tomorrow, and in thefuture. Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Combined with physical activity, your diet can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce

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Herdsmen reject Fayose’s anti-grazing law

Fulani herdsmen from Ilorin, Kwara State, but resident in Ekiti state under the aegis of Jamu Nate Fulbe Association of Nigeria have criticised the new grazing law signed by Governor Ayodele Fayose.   The law titled, ” Prohibition of Cattle and Other Ruminants Grazing in Ekiti, 2016,” provides that grazing activities must be from 7am

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Five-day-old twins among 6,500 migrants rescued from Mediterranean Sea

Five-day-old twins were among 6,500 refugees and migrants rescued yesterday off the Libyan coast while attempting to reach Italy via the Mediterranean Sea. The twins were traveling with their mother before they were rescued by Italian coastguard and airlifted to an Italian hospital, according to Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) also known as Doctors without borders,

Entertainment

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Funke Akindele, JJC Skillz marry secretly in London

Away from the prying eyes of the public, comic actor and creator of the Jenifa series, Funke Akindele, has secretly married her Nigerian rapper boyfriend, Abdul Rasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, in London, UK on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Only a few friends and family and children of JJC attended the private ceremony. It will

3 weird things couples do in Yoruba traditional weddings

Among the over 250 ethnic groups in Nigeria, the Yorubas in South-west Nigeria will easily win the award for being avid socialites. They cherish celebrating moments as they adorn resplendent traditional attires popularly called Ashoebi…

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M-Net Edge to broadcast mini-series “The Night Of” simulcast with the US

Great news! The eight-part limited crime drama The Night Of (previously titled: Crime), created  by the acclaimed writers of The Wire and Schindler’s List, will be simulcast with the US, exclusively on M-Net Edge on DStv. The Night Of starts Express from the US on Monday 11 July at 2am and in Prime Time on Friday 15 July at 8pm. That’s not all: following an exclusive agreement with HBO, episode 1 is

The Voice Nigeria surprises as Chike and Cornel go up for eviction!

Another Sunday, another round of exciting performances as The Voice Nigeria live shows throw up more surprises! Our contestants are now down to 16, with four coming from each team. This round of live shows involves the four members left from each team performing, with the coach choosing to save one contestant and the three

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Naira Appreciates Against Dollar At Interbank Market

The naira on Wednesday appreciated against the dollar at the interbank market, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The local currency closed at N316.24 to the dollar at the segment from N338.96 traded on Tuesday. At the Bureau De Change (BDC), the naira exchanged at N413, N530, and N460 against the dollar, pound sterling

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Nine Banks Suspended From Forex Market Get Reinstated

The nine commercial banks that were recently suspended from trading in the foreign exchange, forex, market by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, have been reinstated. This was announced in Abuja on Wednesday by the CBN Director of Banking Supervision, Mrs. Tokunbo Martins, who explained that the decision was taken after the defaulting banks presented

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Online fraudsters hit capital market, Sec warns

The Securities and Exchange Commission has raised the alarm over the activities of some online fraudsters, who are currently running an online investment scheme tagged ‘MMM Federal Republic of Nigeria’.   The fraudsters, according to SEC, carry out their illegitimate business via Nigeria.mmm.net portal/platform, and are promising investors a monthly investment return of 30 per

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MEND accepts Clark’s leadership

The Movement for Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, today, accepted that former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, ‎should head the pan Niger Delta group that will dialogue with the Federal Government. The group conveyed its readiness to disband its Aaron Team 2, ‎headed by Odein Ajumogobia and work with Chief Clark. Secretary

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Naira Appreciates Against Dollar At Interbank Market

The naira on Wednesday appreciated against the dollar at the interbank market, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The local currency closed at N316.24 to the dollar at the segment from N338.96 traded on Tuesday. At the Bureau De Change (BDC), the naira exchanged at N413, N530, and N460 against the dollar, pound sterling

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Facebook to embrace more Nigerian languages, says Zuckerberg

The Founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has pledged to use Nigerian languages in offering services on Facebook. Zuckerberg, who is currently on a business visit to Nigeria, made the promise at a meeting with software developers and ICT entrepreneurs on Wednesday in Lagos. He said that social media application currently allowed the use of Hausa

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Women and Leadership: The Story of Great Britain, By Emmanuel Ajibulu

Theresa May’s moves to put her mark on the new government has highlighted how the referendum on Britain’s relationship with the Continent will fare, this intended to settle a long-simmering battle within the Conservative Party, left the party still split over how to go about decoupling from Europe. British politics has been in flux since

Politics

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Jibrin meets Sagay committee, insists Dogara, others must go

A former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, met with the Itse Sagay-led Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption in Abuja on Wednesday.   Jibrin emerged from the meeting which took place at the secretariat of the PACAC at the Phase 1 of the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, at about 2.49pm on Wednesday, renewing his

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FIFA to to start video refereeing September 1

Video refereeing will be trialled for the first time in an international match, during the friendly between Italy and France on September 1 in Bari, FIFA announced on Friday. An extra assistant referee on the sidelines will be able to communicate with the on-pitch referee during the game. This means the assistant referees viewing video

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How Inventions and Innovations Changed the World

By Emmanuel Ajibulu Over the past few decades, innovative thinking has strategically been making its way to the top of the list of abilities employers rank most important to attaining a lucrative and esteemed career.   In the age of advanced computers capable of accomplishing a variety of tasks on their own, autonomy and the

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PEARL is One Year in Digital Media

A year ago this month, (December 31st, 2014) PEARL launched it first publication on the internet community. Whilst deepening our roles as infopreneur, PEARL has filled a gap in information dissemination which covers all aspect of news, giving priority to human interest, opinions, editorials etc, in tandem with professional ethics and conducts. Having progressed positively

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Jibrin meets Sagay committee, insists Dogara, others must go

A former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, met with the Itse Sagay-led Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption in Abuja on Wednesday.   Jibrin emerged from the meeting which took place at the secretariat of the PACAC at the Phase 1 of the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, at about 2.49pm on Wednesday, renewing his

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Naira Appreciates Against Dollar At Interbank Market

The naira on Wednesday appreciated against the dollar at the interbank market, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The local currency closed at N316.24 to the dollar at the segment from N338.96 traded on Tuesday. At the Bureau De Change (BDC), the naira exchanged at N413, N530, and N460 against the dollar, pound sterling

EFCC Quizzes Adeseye Ogunlewe

A former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, is in the detention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged abuse of office and misappropriation of fund. The anti-graft agency has started quizzing the former Minister in its Iyag‎anku, Ibadan, Oyo State office as at press time. According to the Twitter handle of

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Wike suspends 4 commissioners, others

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Wednesday suspended four commissioners, Head of Service and Special Adviser on Lands for three months. Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media Simeon Nwakaudu, announced this in a statement in Port Harcourt.   The governor did not, however, state the reason for the suspension in the statement. According

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Online fraudsters hit capital market, Sec warns

The Securities and Exchange Commission has raised the alarm over the activities of some online fraudsters, who are currently running an online investment scheme tagged ‘MMM Federal Republic of Nigeria’.   The fraudsters, according to SEC, carry out their illegitimate business via Nigeria.mmm.net portal/platform, and are promising investors a monthly investment return of 30 per

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Suspension of Operations: Aero Contractors passengers reclaim money, luggage

Passengers of Aero Contractors Airline who have already booked and paid for their flight tickets were Wednesday, seen making frantic efforts to reclaim their money and luggage that have been checked in before the announcement that the airline is suspending its flight operation. At the airline’s counters at domestic terminal, there was no airline staff

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Herdsmen reject Fayose’s anti-grazing law

Fulani herdsmen from Ilorin, Kwara State, but resident in Ekiti state under the aegis of Jamu Nate Fulbe Association of Nigeria have criticised the new grazing law signed by Governor Ayodele Fayose.   The law titled, ” Prohibition of Cattle and Other Ruminants Grazing in Ekiti, 2016,” provides that grazing activities must be from 7am

Zamfara blasphemy killings: Eight dead victims are ‘suspects’ – Police

The Zamfara State Police Command said it had identified 14 persons as masterminds and perpetrators of the August 22, Talata-Mafara crisis which claimed eight lives. This is contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Muhammad Shehu, on Wednesday in Gusau. Crisis broke out at the Abdu Gusau Polytechnic,

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