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Developer Unveils Planned House for Lekki Pearl Estate

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10,000 units of houses have been promised to middle-income Nigerians by 2020. The developer in charge Alpha Mead Development (AMDC), last week unveils the show room at it’s 112 unit Lekki Pearl Estate. Speaking at the unveiling ceremony in which all stakeholders were in attendance, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the real estate firm, Mr Femi Akintunde, ...

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Nigeria can Generate over N5 trn Annually from Solid Minerals

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Association of Metals Exporters of Nigeria (AMEN), said the Federal Government can generate up to N5 trillion as revenue, if they can look into the solid minerals sector. Mr Seun Olatunji, the President of AMEN said apart from generating revenue from mining and exporting of its vast solid mineral, it will also aid in job creation, states development and social ...

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Electricity Distribution Companies Shut Down by NLC

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Nigeria Labour Congress NLC on Monday staged a paralyze activities in nearly all offices of the Electricity Distribution companies across the country over increased of electricity tariff. NLC was join along side the Trade Union Congress TUC and Civil Society Groups. Enugu State Electricity Distribution Companies was locked as early as 7 a.m today by the Labour Congress, which prevents ...

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CBN to Spend #1 trn on Real Sector

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Over one trillion naira have been set aside by the Central Bank of Nigeria to promote lending to the real sector of the economic in other to stimulate economic activities in the country. This was disclose by the president of CBN at the 21st seminar for Finance Correspondents and Business Editors in Ibadan. Mr Emefiele, who spoke through the Deputy ...

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Leicester City Stun Manchester City

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Leicester city gets closer in winning the Barclays Premier League after beating Manchester City at Etihad Stadium 1 – 3 against Manchester City. Robert Huth started the scoring with second minutes into the match, before Riyad Mahrez danced through a shambling defences through a razor-sharp work on counter attack to score his 14th goal of the season. Robert Huth completed ...

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101 Lives Lost in Nigeria Over Lassa Fever

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According to the data released by the nation’s health authorities on Saturday, 101 people have been killed by the virus in Nigeria. Both confirmed and suspected cases stood at 175 with a total of 101 deaths since August. As at today 19 states including Abuja have recorded suspected cases of Lassa Fever. Death of the virus were recorded in the ...

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Newcastle University Master’s Scholarship

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Newcastle University offers Nigerian Students Master’s Scholarship for 2016/2017 academic year. Subject Areas are: Newcastle University Law School Newcastle University Law School (NUBS) Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE) Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS). Three Newcastle University Scholarship awards are available to Nigeria Students who will like to do their Master’s Degree Programmes. The Scholarship have a value of ...

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Mobile Court Buses Lunched in Lagos

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world365trend: Mobile court buses has been kick-off today by the Lagos State Government to deal with cases of traffic and environmental offenders by bringing sanity and civility in the state. The Mobile Court will include crews of high qualify Magistrates of the State Judiciary will thereby pass judgement on traffic and environmental offenders. Speaking at the Inaugural ceremony which was ...

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Buhari on Six Days Health Vacation

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The Special Adviser (Media and publicity) to the president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adeshina said on Friday, that  the President will begin a short vacation starting from today Friday to wednesday of February 2016. He said the President has handed over to the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbanjo to deputize during the period of his absence. A notice ...

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University of Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarships 2016/2017

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Nigerian students are been offered Postgraduate Scholarships for  MA and Masters courses (MSc) offered at University of Sheffield for September Session. The scholarship worth 50% discount tuition fee per year for one year of study. There are three Nigeria Merit Postgraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students starting their Postgraduate Masters Programme in September. You have to be a Nigeria National or ...

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Nigerians get BVN Registration Extension

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Central Bank of Nigeria has finally extended Bank Verification Number registration until 30th of June 2016 for Banks Customers who have not done their registration. The survey conducted shows there has been low responses from customers. It could be due to inadequate information and lack of accessibility into some registration centers with larger population.

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11 people escaped Bristow Helicopter incident

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world365trend: Yesterday Bristow Helicopter carrying nine passenger and two Crews fell into Atlantic Ocean from an off-shore location in Port-Harcourt. Mr Sam Adurogboye, spokesperson for Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), said all the 11 people on board were rescued after the chopper fell into the ocean. Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) also confirmed the incident, saying they were returning from an ...

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Why there was delay in Corps Member January Allowance – NYSC

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NYSC members have been told to remain calm over the delay of their January Alawee. This statement was made to newsmen in Abuja by the Director of media and publicity of the corps, Mrs Bose Aderibigbe. She said the delay was as a result of disagreement in planning figures for 2016 from the NYSC, Ministry of Budget and National Planning,  ...

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Napoli will Sign a Gay Footballer if Available

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Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri has indicated Napoli will welcome any gay footballer that wants to play for the club. This controversial statement arise after Napoli coach Sarri was accused of making homophobic comments owards Inter Millan coach, Roberto Mancini and has been found guilty of. He has been given a two-games ban. He uses Italian homophobic slurs “frocio and finocchio” ...

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Neymar Charge for Forgery and Tax evasion

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Barcelona star Neymar has been charge for tax invasion and forgery in Brazil. The other people involved are his father, Barcelona current president Bertomue and immediate past president Sandro Rosell, have all been accused of misrepresentation in other to avoid paying taxes owned to IRS of Brazil. The accused are charge to court by Brazilian State Sao Paulo’s Public Prosecution ...

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EFCC Recovers $2 Trillion in 12 Years

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world365trend: EFCC has so far recoverd $2 trillion as looted funds from the national treasury for the past 12 years. The Attorney General of the Federation and Miniser Justice, Abubakar Malami. AGF disclose this in his presentation at the First Annual Conference on Cyber Crime, Financial Freud and other Crimes, in Abuja yesterday. He said in 1998, General Sani Abacha ...

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No Crude Oil Subsidy in January

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Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Commission (NNPC), Dr Ibe Kachikwu, said that no subsidy was paid by the Federal Government on any Crude Oil product for the month of January 2016. There will be around $1 billion (#200 billion) to be saved from the newly introduced Direct-Sales-Direct-Purchase (DSDP) plan for product transaction which will commence next month. The ...

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Taraba Governor Poll Saga

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Group for consolidatioon of democracy (GCD) has challenge the supreme court to look into the governorship election of the state critically before delivering a judgement that may polarise the state. The president of the group Thomas Kuvwe, said the state have been in a state of dilemma and it is high time to restore peace which has eluded the people, ...

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36 States Put on Alert Over Zika Virus – FG

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world365trend: 36 States have been placed on red alert including FCT, following the declaration of Zika virus as an emergency  public health by the World Health Organization WHO. Prof Abdulsalam Nasidi, the director of  Nigeria Center for Diseases, said the alert was to enable effective monitoring of the mosquito borne zika virus. Zika virus is transmitted by a mosquito called ...

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Lamido’s Son Title Suspended

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world365trend: Jigawa State emirate council, mandated the suspension of title of immediate past governor, Sule Lamido’s son, Mustapha Sule Lamido as Santurakin Dutse and District head of Bamaina with immediate effect. Mustapha Lamido who just graduated from ABU Master’s Degree Programme on Saturday was suspended by the emirate council  along side his friend, Aminu Wada Abubakar, who was also the ...

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