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Bukola Ebenezer, 35 Shasha Road, Orisunmbare, Lagos State, +23481280174: We are appealing to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on behalf of Shasha/ Orisunmbare residents to rescue our communities from electri
StarTimes has reiterated its commitment to ensuring quality signal coverage and innovative offerings for both content bouquets and decoder products nationwide. According to the firm, this is consisten
IFE OGUNFUWA writes on some programmes that can be of benefit to entrepreneurs In every career path, regular skills upgrade and professional development are required. Some may come within the organisa
The Centre for African Resources, Research and Development notes with dismay the recent media altercations with attendant global political and gender-tilted reverberations between President Muhammadu
Rasheed Bisiriyu Activities at vehicle assembly plants across the country have nosedived as the automakers continue to experience a decline in the patronage of their products, no thanks to the biting
Barely a year after Ese Oruru, a minor from Bayelsa State, was abducted, taken to Kano, and forced into an illegitimate marriage, another ugly practice of underage marriage is playing out in Katsina S
Peter Dada, Akure The candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has denied the allegation that his supporters at
Erhunse Confidence, Ondo City, Ondo State, +23480630461: The only solution to the current economic downturn in Nigeria is that government at all levels should pay their workers’ salaries regularly bec
Alexander Okere Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on universities to deepen efforts in the management of subventions and initiate ideas that will boost their internally generated revenu
The best graduating student of Caleb University, with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.84 in the economics department, Olukemi Emmanuel, shares his challenging experiences with FOLASHADE ADEBAYO
Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has been advised to break the communication barrier between the school and former students of the institution to aid
Konga on Monday said it was rolling out an extensive warehouse infrastructure project, ‘Fulfilled by Konga’, across Nigeria to service over 60,000 online merchants. The company said that the project w
Peter Dada, Akure The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), has said that the forthcoming governorship election is not a do-or-die affair. He
Sodiq Oyeleke A visitation committee set up by the National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Universities has faulted the dissolution of the Governing Council of the Obafemi Awolowo Un
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Desigo Tourism Development and Facility Management Company Limited, Mrs. Abigail Olagbaye, in this interview with ‘FEMI ASU, stresses the need to ram
Ozioma Ubabukoh The Central Bank of Nigeria and other key stakeholders in the payment sector have started tackling cases of electronic fraud (efraud) in the country, with the hope of finding a lasting
Bayo Olupohunda, A few weeks ago, I had visited a court in Lagos to process an affidavit needed to retrieve a missing SIM card. Getting an affidavit in any Nigerian court is t
Bukola Adebayo George Okeke is really sick and he needs the help of well-meaning Nigerians to raise the funds for a spinal surgery.  Okeke, who is married with three children, owned a thriving busines
Ozioma Ubabukoh The Bulkpost Venture, an arm of the Nigeria Postal Service, says it is determined to improve its service delivery to customers, in line with the new leadership’s reforms. The General M
New research has revealed that not only does a simple savings account makes kids more financially aware; having one means they are more likely to accumulate assets, go to the university, and invest in
Rasheed Olokode It is a disaster of an unimaginable proportion. Disaster that predated the administration of the current Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. Its reality bespeaks anti-excellence
Okechukwu Nnodim,  Abuja The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has stated that the strategic focus of the ministry’s master plan for diversification and growth of the
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency, Dr. Isa Pantami, has said the future of the nation’s technology will be determined by its start-ups. P
Femi Makinde, Osogbo Students of the Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun, and members of the community, including market women, on Friday protested against what they described as the prolonge
Abiodun Doherty, A motivated seller is a person or a company that is eager to sell a property and willing to provide buyers with some incentives. The incentives that a motivat
Akeem Lasisi,; 08163939335 Some words or expressions so constantly work together that they can be said to be in matrimony of sorts. They are more or less fixed. Any attempt to
Folashade Adebayo The immediate Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Prof. Charles Ayo, has called for a unified payment system, which will end the issuance of multiple cards for bus
Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State and Director General, APC Progressives Members, Chris Esiobu, has threatened to drag Governor Rochas Okorocha before
Stanley Opara Zenith Bank Plc has posted N100bn profit after tax for the nine months ended September 30, 2016, which represents a growth of 20.4 per cent compared to N83bn recorded for the same period
Success Nwogu, Ilorin The Executive Secretary, National Board for Technical Education, Alhaji  Ma’sud Kazaure, has called for the establishment of more private polytechnics in the country. Kazaure, wh
Sodiq Oyeleke Lecturers, under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Obafemi Awolowo University branch, have asked security agencies not to stop the search for their missing colleague
Azuka Onwuka, 0809-8727-263 (sms only) A time of recession is a time of imagination. Necessity will not stop being the mother of invention. Many of the world’s great achievers would
Ozioma Ubabukoh Turkish Airlines has updated and built new functions into its mobile applications for its passengers in Nigeria and other countries around the world. The airline said the upgraded mobi

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