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30 year olds will soon be eligible to run for president – Dogara; Says: Youth unemployment gives us nightmares

Hon Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has  assured that the House is committed to passing the #NotTooYoungToRun# bill in order to lower the age requirements for electives offices to ensure youth inclusion in politics and leadership. Addressing the plenary session of the Nigerian Youth Parliament in Abuja …

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Merck announces 2016 winners and calls for applications for the 2017 Hypertension Award to mark “World Hypertension Day”

Merck aims to build hypertension experts platform across the globe through call for 2017 Hypertension Award applications to mark World Hypertension Day  Merck (www.MerckGroup.com), a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials, marks Wednesday’s World Hypertension Day with the announcement of the 2016 ‘Merck Hypertension …

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5 Ways to protect your devices from WannaCrypt Pandemic

With the world reeling from the WannaCrypt attack–an ongoing cyber-attack of the WannaCry ransomware computer worm targeting the Microsoft Windows operating system – fears are rife that the viral attack may soon spread to Nigeria, with dire implications for individuals and businesses whose devices are compromised. Described as unprecedented in …

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Ambode commissions Abule Egba, Ajah flyovers, Lekki Roads …To construct Badore, Regional Roads in Lekki …Approves rehabilitation of Abule Egba inner roads, building of shopping mall

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday commissioned the Ajah and Abule Egba Flyovers, saying that both bridges were creative solutions by his administration to address the perennial traffic associated with the areas, as well as boost economic activities in both axes. The Governor, who spoke at separate …

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Senate lists agencies that have not submitted budget estimates

The Senate has listed the agencies of government that have not submitted their budget proposals. A statement said that the  agencies include, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASEI), Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), National Maritime Authority (NMA), Raw Materials …

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Sokoto to construct 1000 houses

Sokoto state government said it will construct 1000 units of one-bed room houses for low income earners in the state. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this Tuesday when he received the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Malam Mustapha Baba Shehure who paid a courtesy visit to Government House, …

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Ugwuanyi is Best Governor in South East, says Air Peace Chief …As Airline sites job-boosting hub in Enugu

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace Limited, Chief Allen Onyema has described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State as the best governor in the South East zone. Chief Onyema also said that Ugwuanyi is a visionary and forward thinking governor who has assembled technocrats to think about …

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‘Our commitment to Nigeria remains strong’ – Shell . SPDC JV contributed $29 billion to Nigeria’s purse 2012–2016

  Shell remains strongly committed to the development of Nigeria, Osagie Okunbor, Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria said in Lagos, while announcing that The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) operated Joint Venture alone contributed $29 billion to the Nigerian purse between 2012 and 2016. Also in …

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West and Central Africa: Attacks on human rights activists reach dangerous levels

Human rights defenders, journalists and protesters in West and Central Africa are facing ever-higher levels of persecution, intimidation and violence, warned Amnesty International Tuesday as it launched a new global campaign demanding an end to the onslaught of attacks against brave individuals standing up to injustice. The ‘Brave’ campaign calls …

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