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Foreign investors withdrew N31.84bn from stock market in Feb —NSE

By Nkiruka Nnorom Foreign investors withdrew a total of N31.84 billion from the country last month as they continue to sell their interest in the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE. According to a data from the NSE, foreign outflows during the period increased by 20.79 per cent from N26.36 billion in January 2016 to N31.84 billion, […]

Anambra flood victims get N20m presidential relief materials

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka—THE Anambra State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has commenced the distribution of relief materials worth about N20 million to the victims of last year’s minor flood disaster that affected some parts of the state. The materials, which were donated by the presidential committee on flood relief and rehabilitation, included thousands of bags […]

Economic downturn: Buhari needs God’s intervention — Akiolu

agos—Worried by the economic downturn in the country, Oba of Lagos, Oba Riliwanu Akiolu yesterday urged Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari, saying; “He needs God’s intervention to address the country challenges.” Oba Akiolu Akiolu who made the appeal during a courtesy visit by a delegation from Kebbi State led by the state governor, […]

Badeh: Past Air Chiefs also diverted N588.2m monthly —Witness

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — Former Director of Finance and Accounts at the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Air Commodore Salisu Abdullahi Yushau (retd), yesterday, revealed before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, that all past Air Chief Marshals, diverted N558.2 million monthly from funds meant for the payment of salaries of Nigerian Air Force officials. Badeh […]

Mikel Obi takes Eagles’ captaincy ahead of crucial match against Egypt

Chelsea celebrate his new role Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel, has been announced as the new captain of the Super Eagles.  John Obi Mikel takes part in a training session. The cheery news was announced by Ahmed Musa, who was the skipper until yesterday. The CSKA Moscow winger replaced Vincent Enyeama, after the goalkeeper announced […]

Siasia unleashes 2 Moses’ against Egypt

Coach Samson Siasia will look to the inventiveness of the duo of Victor Moses and Moses Simon to unlock the defence of Egypt in today’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game in Kaduna. GETTING READY … Super Eagles duo, Victor Moses (l) and Obi Mikel . Both players have looked sharp in attack, posting […]

Rivers, Nigeria’s most deadly state – Buhari

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, dubbed Rivers State as Nigeria’s most deadly state, even as he offered profuse apologies for the ill-tempered elections conducted under his watch in Kogi, Bayelsa and Rivers states. Speaking at the first National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abuja this […]

The “Suspension” of Great Ife Students’ Union and Other Matters – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | Lagos, Nigeria | March 24, 2016 – It usually surprise many people that, on their arrival at the Obafemi Awolowo University Campus, one of the first structures out of all the beautiful buildings on the campus, one come across is the Great Ife Students’ Union Building, also known as Ken Saro-Wiwa […]

Lagos probes pupil’s floggings by principal, teachers

Lagos probes pupil’s floggings by principal, teachers   Ogechi Anyalewechi    advertisement     Samson Folarin   The Lagos State Government has launched an investigation into an alleged case of child brutality at the Eva Adelaja Girls Secondary School in the Bariga area of the state.   PUNCH Metro learnt that a 14-year-old pupil of the […]

CSR: Companies Entice Journalists But Prefer Social Media – By Odimegwu Onwumere

By Odimegwu Onwumere | Rivers State, Nigeria | March 24, 2016 – There is ongoing debate among stakeholders of industries that corporations should necessitate Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a business necessity. The argument hinges on the fact that corporations should become socially conscious, but the media have a great role to play on how […]

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