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Hoodlums fighting over Lagos market levy unleash mayhem on residents

No fewer than six people were injured on Wednesday when some hoodlums clashed in the Ketu area of Lagos State. Our correspondents gathered that the fight, which involved the Ikosi boys and the Ketu Fruit Market boys, started on Tuesday night. PUNCH Metro learnt that the miscreants used the opportunity of the affray to loot...

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I consulted Niger Delta leaders when Yar’Adua nominated me as deputy — Jonathan

 Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Saturday, said he consulted with Niger Delta leaders, including the late oil mogul and philanthropist, High Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs, after his nomination as the running mate to the late President Umaru Yar’Adua in the 2007 presidential race. Jonathan, who spoke in the Lulu-kiri, Abonnema Local Government Area of Rivers […] Read Full Story

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Nigeria, others’ debts not sustainable –Adesina

…says illicit cash flow over $70bn The President, African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has described as unsustainable the debts owed by African countries, including Nigeria, saying it has become worrying. He noted that it had become expedient to address the continent’s debt and development finance challenges, so as to avoid another “lost decade” and […] Read Full Story

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$1bn arms funds: PDP, TI, SERAP demand probe of Monguno’s allegation

John Alechenu, Adelani Adepegba and Oladimeji Ramon The Peoples Democratic Party has described the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as “a parlour of corruption for fraudsters.” The assertion by the opposition party followed the reported revelation by the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, that $1bn arms funds went missing under the […] Read Full Story

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Nigerians may spend N37.83bn on fuel quarterly

…Expect rise in petrol price soon – Oil marketers Friday Olokor and Okechukwu Nnodim Nigerians may pay an increased sum of about N12.61bn every month for the purchase of petrol should the Federal Government implement the N212.61/litre price published by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency on Thursday night. Going by this, users of petrol […] Read Full Story

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Why I dumped visual arts –Broda Shaggi

Fans of comedian and actor, Samuel Perry, popularly known as Broda Shaggi, have often wondered where he gets the energy he exudes from. In an interview with Sunday Scoop, he stated that his liveliness and zest for life were inborn. He said, “My energy is inborn. It has always been in me. Talent cannot be […] Read Full Story

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IWD: Trophy celebrates Iya Rainbow, Iya Awero

To commemorate the International Women’s Day, Trophy, a product of International Breweries Plc, rolled out the green carpet in celebration of two female Nollywood veterans—Idowu Philips, aka Iya Rainbow, and Lanre Hassan, popularly known as Iya Awero. The event which took place in Lagos saw a band of poets, drummers, dancers, and praise singers storm […] Read Full Story

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I believe in power of team work – Olukanni

Elisha Olukanni is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Eduease, a pan-African e-education platform. He shares his entrepreneurial journey with TOBI AWORINDE What is your educational qualification and work history? I studied Agriculture at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. All my life, I have been a volunteer for several organisations, notably the […] Read Full Story

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Social media posts can cost one job opportunities – Oyelade, recruitment specialist

Jennifer Oyelade is an author and recruitment specialist. She tells TOFARATI IGE about her new book, career development and other issues The title of your book, ‘Careerectional Facility’, is a coinage from the words, ‘career’ and ‘correctional facility’. What is the relationship between those two words and career development? The title of my book, Careerectional […] Read Full Story

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NINLAN seeks Fashola’s intervention over erosion

The Executive Director of the National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, Abia State, Prof. Obiajulu Emejulu, has appealed to the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), to extend a two-kilometre road his ministry built for the Institute by 400 metres to contain the menace of erosion in the institute’s premises. He said […] Read Full Story