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FUTA Names Library After Ilemobade

The authorities of the Federal University of Technology, Akure has named the institution’s library after its former Vice Chancellor Professor Albert Adeoye Ilemobade who died recently. This was revealed by Adebiyi Daramola, FUTA’s Vice-Chancellor, during a commendation service held in honour of Ilemobade at FUTA’s new auditorium on Monday July 27. Daramola said the former

President Yahya Jammeh

Gambian President Gets New Title

The Gambia’s long-serving President Yahya Jammeh has had the title of Babili Mansa added to his name. The Mandika-language phrase can be translated as “chief bridge builder” or “conqueror of rivers.” A statement from the presidency said Jammeh should now be known as “His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya AJJ Jammeh Babili Mansa.” He

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The Senate on Tuesday, passed the Criminal Justice Bill that would  ensure speedy dispensation of justice in the country

Senate Passes Criminal Justice Bill

The Senate on Tuesday, passed the Criminal Justice Bill that would ensure speedy dispensation of justice in the country. According to Umaru Dahiru Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, the Bill would promote efficient management of criminal justice institutions when signed into law by the president. He said the bill will

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Patience Jonathan’s ex-security Aide Killed

Tamuno Jacob Igbomie, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, who was Principal Security Officer,PSO, to Patience Jonathan, the wife of the former President, has been shot dead by unknown assailants. Igbomie’s corpse was found in his Honda Accord car last Friday along the Airport Road, Abuja. The former PSO, who was married with two children,

Bomb Found At Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Apapa

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the People’s Democractic Party in Lagos State has said that a bomb was found behind the Marian Grotto at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Apapa, on Wednesday afternoon. Agbaje who is a member of the church, alleged that the bomb, which was found by the security personnel of the church,

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Iran Reaches Deal With World Powers

The 20 months’ talks of twists and turns between Iran and world powers—the United States, United Kingdom, Russia, China and Germany—has ended with a deal by the negotiators. The new agreement would help to stop or slow down Iran’s sensitive nuclear activities to ensure that it cannot build a nuclear weapon. It would also give

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NSE Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report

The , NSE, has released its first Sustainability Report tagged ‘Connecting Nigeria to the world through a Sustainable Capital Market.’ The report demonstrates the exchange’s commitment to increased disclosure, expanded stakeholder engagement and thought leadership on sustainability as a key aspect of its business strategy. Oscar Onyema, chief executive officer, NSE, explained that the report,

Yemi Adeola

Sterling Bank Stable, Gets Moody’s B2 Rating

Moody’s Investors Service, a leading global rating agency, has assigned first-time local and foreign currency issuer and deposit ratings of B2 with stable outlooks to Sterling Bank Plc, including a Counterparty Risk Assessment, CRA, of B1 (cr)/Not Prime (cr). A statement by the Agency stated that the ratings are underpinned by a b3 baseline credit

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FG, ODUACCIMA Collaborate on Regional Trade Fair

Asiwaju Olaitan Alabi, the chairman 2014 Odua International Trade Fair Planning Committee, has revealed that the Federal Government would be collaborating with Odua Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, ODUACCIMA, for a regional international trade fair, which is expected to attract over 5,000 exhibitors and participants. Alabi made this known at a press conference held at the MKO

Travelstart presents GTpay

Travelstart has introduced the GTpay payment option on the website to provide their clients with an easy and secure way to pay for their flights online. Travelstart, Africa’s leading online travel agency, announced its partnership with Guarantee Trust Bank for GTPay integration on August 25. Lilian Obinna-Igwe, the Country Manager explains that, “The completion of

Ukraine: Fighting Continues Despite Truce

Ukraine: Fighting Continues Despite Truce

Fierce fighting has continued between government troops and pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine, despite renewed diplomatic efforts to enforce a truce. Ukraine officials said six government soldiers were killed in the past 24 hours and army positions were fired on 26 times near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk. The rebels said one of their fighters

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Grohe Germany Enters Nigerian Market With New Products

In its bid to penetrate the Nigerian market, German multinational company, Grohe, has introduced new designs of its products to end-users in the country with plans to capture the West African market. Some of the products unveiled by luxury and kitchen fittings manufacturer include Grandera 5-hole bath/shower, 3-hole washbasin mixer, towel rail, bathtub, floor and

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Glo Partners SMEDAN in Supporting SMEs

Globacom has concluded plans to provide financial grants to Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs, in the country in collaboration with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, Kamaldeen Shonibare, the company’s Head of Corporate Sales, stated in Lagos, at a meeting with chairmen and secretaries of Business Member Organisations and Cluster Development

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Jimmy Jatt, 2face, Olamide, others set for AFRIMA industry nite

Industry Nite, a weekly event pulling together promising artistes, super star artistes, record label executives, brand managers, music producers, video directors, DJs, artistes managers, media, and fans will host All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA on Wednesday July 1, 2015 in a special edition at Spice Route, Victoria Island, Lagos. Organised in partnership with the Beat

WriteHouse Publishing House in collaboration with Patabah Books Limited, a Lagos

WriteHouse, Patabah Books To Host Popular Nigerian Authors

WriteHouse Publishing House in collaboration with Patabah Books Limited, a Lagos bookstore is set to host top Nigerian authors, Olubunmi Familoni and Dami Ajayi, on Sunday, March 22, 2015. The event, which will take place at the Adeniran Ogunsanya Shopping Mall, Surulere Lagos by 3pm, will be an interactive discussion that is centred on the

Sport

‘Nigeria Is the Best Team in Africa’ - Brigitta Weich

Interview- ‘Nigeria Is the Best Team in Africa’ – Brigitta Weich

‘Nigeria Is the Best Team in Africa’-Brigitta Weich Brigitta Weich is a lawyer-turned-filmmaker who travelled to Canada from her Austrian homeland to work on a documentary involving a former North Korean female footballer. Anthony Akaeze, senior assistant editor, speaks with her recently in Winnipeg, Canada on her career, passion and impression of the Nigerian female

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Raw Honey Revolution

Raw Honey Revolution

It is often said that eating anything sugary before bed actually does not end well. But raw honey is different because of its natural composition, to the point where some doctors are even recommending it to be taken before bedtime. Ron Fessenden, a medical doctor, is one of such health practitioners who has advised that

Technology

A Shoe-like Aircraft

A Shoe-like Aircraft

Fancy flying in an aircraft with the shape of a woman’s shoe, especially one designed to look like a pair of Salvatore Ferragamo high-heeled footwear? Such may appear as wishful thinking, but Honda, a company famous for its award winning line of automobiles, motorcycles, and home improvement equipment, has made that possible by manufacturing the

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