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The BVAS controversy

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As contention arising from the judgment given by the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal over the issue of over-voting persists, political pundits believe that the verdict will not vitiate the credibility of the Bimodal…

Thanks, Tinubu for not supporting Buhari’s APC

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WE have to thank Alhaji Ahmed Bola Tinubu for making the choices before voters easier except if they do not want to vote. Wisely? Twenty days to the presidential election, some have not made up their minds. Others may be wondering what it…

Your seven days request to resolve currency notes problem too long, Afenifere tells Buhari

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The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has declared that the seven days request made by President Muhammadu Buhari to resolve the problems associated with cash crunch in the country was too long. In a press release signed…

Currency swap crisis: Osinbajo seeks deployment of more Fintech

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As Nigerians continue to experience difficulties in accessing cash, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has urged major players in the FinTech space, to explore more possible ways of mitigating the current hardships Nigerians are encountering.…

Saturday, Feb 4

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Fuel scarcity: Makinde deploys free commuter buses in Oyo

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Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State has deployed Omituntun buses free to ease movement of residents of the state following the twin crisis of new naira-notes and fuel scarcity. This is contained in a statement by Taiwo Adisa, chief press…

Tinubu accuses some powerful people of plans to postpone polls

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Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), alleged on Friday that there is a grand plan concocted by some very powerful people to cause a crisis that will lead to a postponement of the February 25…

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Tinubu, APC Presidential candidate will get 1.5 m votes in Oyo – Folarin

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Teslim Kolawole Folarin, governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 11th March election in Oyo State, has said that the party’s Presidential Candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, would get between 1.5 million and two million…

My mission is to rescue Nigeria from shackles of backwardness, says Obi

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Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 general election, has said that his mission to become the president of Nigeria was to rescue the country from the shackles of backwardness and set it on the path of progress…

NANS, youths endorse Oluyole female lawmaker for 2nd term

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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has endorsed Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, House of Representatives member, as their preferred candidate for the Oluyole Federal Constituency. The students’ body led by Akinteye Obatunde Afeez…

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Nigeria needs vibrant judiciary – Governor Bello

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Yahaya Bello, the governor of Kogi State, has said that what Nigeria presently needs now is a vibrant judiciary. Bello stated this on Friday at the swearing in of Justice Josiah Majebi as substantive Chief Judge of Kogi State, adding that…

NUPRC remains optimistic with gas flare commercialisation program

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The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) remains optimistic that the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme (NGFCP) will generate revenue, increase investment inflow and create jobs in the country as it phases…

CBN to meet banks, telcos, PoS operators over charges

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it will meet with the deposit money banks (DMBs) Mobile Money Operators (MMOs) and Telcos over excessive charges by Point of Sale (PoS) operators. Godwin Emefiele, governor of the CBN said that this…

Landbrick Properties appoints advisory board members, marks first anniversary

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Landbrick Properties and Investment Limited, a fast-rising property company, has appointed new members to its advisory board as the firm recently marks its first anniversary. As part of activities to celebrate its first anniversary, the…

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Chaotic cash shortage forces Nigerians to wait hours at ATMs

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Nigeria is staring at chaos as ATMs in Africa’s biggest economy run out of new notes, days before a deadline that will render high-value currency illegal. According to a fresh report by Bloomberg, hundreds of people were stranded at a…

Prove your mettle, ensure victory for Tinubu, Dayo Israel tells APC Rivers chapter

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Dayo Israel, the National Youth Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged members of the Rivers State chapter to prove their mettle and ensure that the party wins the state, saying that they should elect the APC…

Emefiele punishing Nigerians for his failed presidential bid says Ganduje

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Kano state governor and Abdullahi Ganduje has alleged that Central Bank governor Godwin Emefiele introduced the chaotic change of Naira notes because of the spectacular failure of his presidential bid. Emefiele did what many considered…

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Adigwe calls for adoption of Artificial Intelligence

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Peter Adigwe, director general, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), has called on stakeholders in the health sector to ensure the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in…

9, 710 PVCs yet to be collected in Nasarawa – REC

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A total of 9,710 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), out of the total number of 122,697 eligible PVCs for the 2023 general elections are yet to be collected in Nasarawa State. Uthman Ajidagba, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of the…

Naira scarcity: CBN moves to decongest ATMs, banking halls in Nasarawa

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has deployed agents to some commercial banks premises in Lafia, Nasarawa State to facilitate its new naira swap policy. Atiku Muhammed-Nasir, Director, Security Service of the apex bank, told newsmen on…

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Labour Party’s growing popularity in the north, is unsettling APC, PDP — Babachir Lawal

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Babachir David Lawal, the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has reaffirmed his claim over the growing popularity of Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, and the party in the northern part of the…

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Why Many Women Are Not Wealthy -A Review of Solape Akinpelu’s Stripped

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Title: Stripped: An African Woman’s Guide to Building Generational Wealth Author: Solape Akinpelu Publisher: Masobe Books Year of Publication: 2022 Number of Pages: 145 Category: Personal Finance Solape Akinpelu, the author of “Stripped,”…

All things not bright and beautiful

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I grew up in a very loving home. My parents were the perfect example of how couples should live. I never saw them quarrel or exchange words. The only times I suspected that Mom was angry with Dad was whenever she whistled to a particular…

Can you handle help?: A Guide on achieving professional, home management goals

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Many have had to resign from their jobs when they start bearing children because they are unable to combine their professional career with home management. For those seeking to achieve their professional goals and home management goals all…

Reintroducing Ibeju-Lekki – The New Lagos

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Ibeju-Lekki, formerly at Akodo, was once a remote local government area in Lagos until it was selected by the Lagos State government as the location for the proposed Lekki Free Trade Zones, subsequently, it received a lot of attention and…

Where Next: M.I, Isime, Mr Eazi becomes Glenfiddich’s Maverick collaborators

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Premium single malt scotch whisky, Glenfiddich has unveiled its Maverick Collaborators – M.I ‘The Guy’, Nancy Isime, and Mr Eazi as part of its latest Where Next campaign. The announcement comes one month after Glenfiddich hosted the three…

Friday, Feb 3

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Osinbajo expresses worry over difficulty in getting new naira notes

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Worried by the difficulty experienced by Nigerians in getting the new naira notes, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Friday met with some players in the FinTech space, exploring possible ways of mitigating the hardship. Specifically, he urged…

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Naira redesign: CBN pleads with Nigerians to be calm

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday called all Nigerians and the banking public to be calm and show more understanding as the country transits from old to new naira. Godwin Emefiele, governor of the CBN said this during a press…

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Nigeria equities gain N847bn in week ended February 3

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Remarkable demand in oil & gas, banking, insurance and industrial stocks helped push Nigeria’s equities market to new high in trading week ended Friday, February 3. The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) All-Share Index (ASI) and its equities…

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Many will be homeless in Lagos by the year 2025

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Housing is recognized worldwide as the basic necessity of life and a prerequisite to the survival of man and it changes hands infrequently. It is a commodity which we cannot do without and it’s a form of stored wealth which is subject to…

Boomplay rolls out plans to mark excellence in African music at Grammy

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Boomplay, one of the Africa’s most high-end music streaming and download platform, has rolled out plans targeted at celebrating excellence in African music at the 65th Grammy Awards, the world’s biggest global music night. Currently,…