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‘South Africa working to unravel cause of insurance woman’s death’

SOUTH African authorities have promised to unravel the circumstances surrounding death of a Nigerian insurance professional, Mrs. Elizabeth Chukwu, who was killed recently in her hotel room in South Africa. The South African Acting High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Bobby Moroe, made the pledge. He said the woman’s killing had become a priority for his...

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Comedian charged with rape

24-year-old comedian, Iyanuloluwa Adejumobi, on Tuesday appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a woman. Magistrate B. O. Osunsanmi did not take the plea of Adejumobi, who claimed that he was in court because his “amorous relationship” with the complainant went sour. Osunsanmi, granted the comedian N300,000 bail with two sureties in the...

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Fashola, Mamora for Traffic Radio lecture

Former Minister of Power, Works and Housing Mr. Babatunde Fashola is billed to deliver the keynote address at the 4th edition of the Lagos Traffic Radio Lecture Series tomorrow. Others expected to speak at the event are National Inland Waterways Authority Managing Director Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora. Chairman, Institute of Strategic Management, Lagos State chapter, Dr...

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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 17th July 2019

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 17th July 2019

These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Wednesday, 17th July 2019: Buhari Replies Obasanjo, Says ‘Nigeria Not The Only Country In The World Battling Insecurity’ President Muhammadu Buhari has replied a letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the worsening state of insecurity in the country. The former president in the...

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Nigerian students get $7.5m in scholarships to U.S. varsities

THE acting Consul General of the United States (U.S.A) in Nigeria, Osman Tat, has advised over 303 Nigerian students from 17 southern states preparing to leave for studies in about 225 universities and colleges in the U.S to be focused, learn and return to give back to their country. Tat spoke on Tuesday in Lagos...

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Why rape cases are high, by lawyers

Why is there a rise in rape cases? It is because of moral decadence, seductive dressing, dwindling family bonding and children’s unrestricted access to electronic devices, say some lawyers. The lawyers, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), yesterday that the crime wave was worrisome. One of them, Spurgeon Ataene, said Nigerians should be concerned...

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Sanwo-Olu declares Lekki, Ikoyi plazas toll free today

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared the two toll plazas at Lekki and Ikoyi-Lekki Link Bridge toll free during peak hours today. This is in continuation of the government’s simulation survey of traffic situation at the area to reduce traffic congestion. A statement by the governor’s Deputy Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, said...

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Africa must embrace technology, says Okonjo-Iweala

A former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has advised African and relevant institutions to focus on the implementation of policies that will put the continent at the heart of rapid technological changes that are sweeping the world. She said such changes should be embraced and not resisted because science and technology is a game...

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We’re Still Waiting for the Capital Spending Boom

We’re Still Waiting for the Capital Spending Boom

I don’t have any good reason for posting this, but I’m bored and wanted to remind everyone of how corporate American is responding to the Republican tax cut that was supposed to supercharge capital spending. Here you go: Still nothing. But a new report is scheduled for next week. Maybe that will finally be the...