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Socio-economic development is not just about the government. We need to pass this Nigerian Civic Responsibly Bill 2020 compelling the masses to play their part too

Ayo Akinfe

(1) Every Nigerian landlord shall instal a solar panel on their property to help address the power crisis

(2) Nigerians should only hold parties abroad in exotic locations like Dubai and Seychelles if local facilities such as Obudu Cattle Ranch, Idanre Hills, Tinapa, etc are not available

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Oxfam warns that fallout from Covid-19 lockdown could result in 12,000 deaths a day from hunger

CHARITY Oxfam has warned that as many as 12,000 people could die every day from hunger as a result of the economic crisis precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe.

 

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Emirates introduces Airbus A380 on its London and Paris routes as it waits on Nigeria to resume flights

MIDDLE East airline Emirates has announced that it will begin flying its Airbus A380 to London and Paris as from Wednesday July 15 as part of an ambitious resumption plan instituted following the end of the coronavirus lockdown.

 

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Magu denies ever giving Osinbajo N4bn saying EFCC never had such an amount at its disposal

SUSPENDED Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu has rubbished recent claims attributed to a person identified as Jackson Ude that he gave N4bn ($10.3m) to vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo saying the agency has no such cash.

 

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Iwobi defies critics and gets nominated for Everton Player of the Season and Young Player of the Year

SUPER Eagles playmaker Alex Iwobi has been nominated for two prestigious end-of-season awards at his English Premier League clubside Everton in his first season at the club following his £28m transfer from Arsenal.

 

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Ladbrokes put Ngozi in second place as the race to become the next WTO boss heats up

FORMER finance minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is running in second place at the moment as the race to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) heats up according to the latest survey by UK betting house Ladbrokes.

 

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Why is Nigeria not cashing in on the insatiable global demand for bicycles?

Ayo Akinfe

(1) Nigeria was founded on the basis of the fact that she could supply Europe with commodities she needed at particular points in time. First of all it was human cargo in the form of slaves and then it later became palm oil once the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade was abolished in 1833. I ask myself why we have not continued with that trend. As the world’s largest black nation, Nigeria has got to be one of humanity’s greatest providers

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Nigeria to rationalise its foreign missions in response to the need to cut public spending as Covid-19 bites

NIGERIA'S federal government has announced plans to review the operations of some of its embassies as part of a rationalisation programme made necessary as a result of the need to cut the cost of governance in response to the coronavirus economic crisis.

 

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Nigerian bank customers in difficulty as ATM face recognition feature rejects users wearing facemasks

NIGERIAN bank customers are having problems withdrawing money from cashpoint machines in the new post Covid-19 era because several banks have installed face detection features which do not work when customers use them wearing facemasks.

 

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Rochas suffers setback in bid to end EFCC investigations into his affairs while governor

SENATOR Rochas Okorocha has suffered a setback in his bid to halt a probe into the monetary affairs of Imo State while he was governor after failing to get federal a high court to restrain the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating him.

 

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