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Chibok girls not missing –Fayose insists

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, Wednesday, declared that no pupil was abducted by Boko Haram from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. Over 200 pupils of the school were reportedly abducted in 2014 by the terror group. The governor said the report was politically motivated to influence public opinion …

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13 sacked VCs will not be recalled despite Buhari’s apology – FG reaffirms

Federal Government, Wednesday, reaffirmed its earlier position over the dismissal of 13 Vice Chancellors of some government-owned tertiary institutions, including the dissolution of their Governing Councils, insisting the affected officers will not be recalled despite the public apology tendered by President Muhammadu Buhari over their matter. It would be recalled …

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Braithwaite paid his dues, deserves to be celebrated – Gov. Ambode assures late politician’s family

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday paid a condolence visit to the family of late elder statesman and legal luminary, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, saying that his contributions to the emancipation of the masses and constitutional development in Nigeria would remain indelible. Governor Ambode, who visited the family House …

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Nigerian Air Force, Innoson formally sign MoU for fighter jets’ spare parts production + CNN story on Innoson

Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an indigenous vehicle manufacturing firm, the Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company, for research and production of spare parts for its fighter jets. According to NAF, the agreement is geared towards ensuring that aerial battles against the Islamic fundamentalists were …

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Tax enforcement and prosecution of defaulters in Lagos commences after March 31 deadline …LIRS enjoins corporate organizations, individuals to comply with the tax laws

In consonance with Section 82 of the Personal Income Tax Act (as amended), the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) wishes to formally notify the public of its intention to commence the prosecution of tax evaders and offenders in Lagos State beginning from April 1,2016. Under the Personal Income Tax …

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Fiston Mwanza Mujila Announced Winner of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature

Mujila is the first Francophone writer to win the prestigious Etisalat Prize, the first ever pan-African prize that celebrates debut fiction books by African authors Poet and novelist Fiston Mwanza Mujila was on Saturday, 19th March 2016 announced as the winner of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature (http://Prize.Etisalat.com.ng) for …

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Fidelity Bank moves to build capacity for exporters with NEPC, LBS partnership

Fidelity Bank Plc has embarked on a partnership with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and the Lagos Business School (LBS) to establish the Export Leadership Institute. Speaking at a media briefing in Lagos, Tuesday, the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Fidelity Bank, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, said the initiative is …

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UBA, Dangote, others gain despite negative capitalization drop at NSE

Post-Easter equity transactions on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, was gloomy for most stocks, Tuesday, after the holiday celebration, as most blue-chip companies suffered price depreciation, causing market capitalisation to plunge significantly by N215 billion. At Tuesday’s trading 27 companies depreciated in value, led by Nigerian German …

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