Daily Archives: June 18, 2017

Reconstruction: Apapa Road to remain closed for one year – Fashola

A section of the Apapa Wharf will be shut down for one-year to enable its reconstruction ...

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Officials divert half of IDPs’ food supplies – Presidency

The Presidency on Saturday disclosed that until now, over 50 trucks in every 100 trucks of food sent to the North-East to cater for those displaced by the Boko Haram sect were being diverted ...

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Outrage over campaign to free Evans, kidnap kingpin

Nigerians have continued to react to a spooky hashtag, #FreeEvans, which observers claim is geared towards securing public sympathy for self-confessed Lagos kidnap kingpin, Chukwudemeje George Onwamadike, aka Evans ...

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Traffic offence: FRSC, psychiatrists differ on use of psychologists for mental evaluation

Psychiatrists in Nigeria have faulted the decision of the Federal Road Safety Commission to send motorists arrested for chronic traffic offences to psychologists in teaching hospitals for mental evaluation ...

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CBN foreign capital inflow boosts equities

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has linked the current upbeat performance in the Nigerian Equities market to the inflow of $2.2 billion foreign capital ...

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Nollywood is Nigeria’s best export, says Mike Ezuruonye

In terms of foreign exchange, many would say that crude oil is the biggest money-spinner for Nigeria, but handsome actor, Mike Ezuruonye, begs to differ. ...

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Bida Poly to start degree programmes

The Federal Polytechnic, Bida in Niger says arrangements have been concluded to introduce degree programmes in the institution. The Chairman of the Governing Board, Prof. ...

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Govt should privatise refineries to stop fuel importation — Orjiako, Seplat Chairman

The Chairman, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, Dr. Ambrose Orjiako, in this interview speaks on the need to ramp up the nation’s refining capacity among other industry issues ...

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Russia beat New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

Hosts Russia got off to a winning start at the Confederations Cup on Saturday, Fedor Smolov’s second-half goal sealing a 2-0 win over New Zealand ...

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Massive earthquake hits Greece

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake has struck south of the Greek island of Lesbos, close to the Turkish coast. No damages or casualties have been immediately ...

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