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Nestlé’s Creating Shared Value Global Forum 2016 holds in Abidjan; Agro-Hub, a social enterprise from Cameroon wins CSV Prize 2016

Governments, civil society organisations and businesses from Africa and beyond came together Tuesday to discuss a range of topics affecting the continent at the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Global Forum 2016. The one-day conference in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire focused on this year’s theme – ‘Investing in Sustainable Development in Africa’. …

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NSE market indices hit 2.27% growth

Market indices of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE),Tuesday, rebounded by 2.27 per cent as investors reacted positively to the implementation of the new foreign exchange regime. Market capitalisation rose by N224 billion to close at N10.11 trillion against N9.88 trillion recorded on Monday. Also, the All-Share Index which opened at …

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Bribery scandal allegation against Aisha Buhari: Fayose hopelessly confused, needs prayers — Presidency

The Presidency has dismissed as laughable the desperate attempt by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State to link President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife Aisha to US Congressman William Jefferson’s bribery scandal for which the American lawmaker was convicted in 2009. Reacting to Fayose’s allegations in a press statement, the Senior Special …

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IG Arase decorates 7 new AIGs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has promoted seven Commissioners of Police to Assistant Inspectors-General of Police. It also elevated 4, 535 senior officers to the next rank between May and June 2016. A statement by the Head, Press and Public Relations, PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, Monday in Abuja, said six Deputy …

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FG suspends tenure policy in civil service

The Federal Government has suspended the tenure policy in the Federal Civil Service with immediate effect. The directive was contained in a circular to all Ministries Departments and Agencies signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita. The Circular which conveyed the President’s directive …

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Ize-Iyamu wins PDP governorship primary

Former Secretary to the Edo State Government, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has clinched the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in state at the just-concluded primary. Ize-Iyamu, in with a landslide victory, polled 584 votes to defeat his opponents, Matthew Iduoriyekemwen and Chief Solomon Edebiri. Matthew garnered 91 votes while …

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Gen Gusau’s son in-law dumps PDP for APC

Son in-law of former Defense Minister, General Aliyu Gusau (rtd), Hon Umaru Bature, has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and teamed up with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Bature, a former member of the House of Representatives from Sokoto State and long time associate of Governor Aminu …

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