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Fuel Scarcity: Oil Marketers Write Okonjo-Iweala Over FG Indebtedness

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Major oil marketers in the country have warned that fuel scarcity, currently experienced in Abuja and other major cities, may linger for a while owing to the federal government’s delay in paying what it owes marketers. The marketers under the auspices of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) have ... Read More »

From Death Bait To Smooth Sailing: How The Benin-Ore Road Got It’s Groove Back!

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26-year-old Timi Adeoye graduated two years ago from the University of Benin and was a frequent user of the Benin-Ore route. According to him, “traveling on Nigerian roads used to be a nightmare for me; I still remember spending twelve long hours on a trip from Lagos to Benin regularly ... Read More »

‘We Support Our Government’ Nigerians, Military Slam Ezekwesili, Others For Questioning Victory Over Boko Haram

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As Nigerian Military gains momentum in the quest to wipe out Boko Haram, Nigerians in an unusual manner reacted in support of the government, angered and condemning the demands by the perceived politically motivated statement released by the #BringBackOurGirls BBOG coalition, demanding verifiable evidence of victories over Boko Haram insurgents from ... Read More »

Saving For A Child’s Education

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We all know there are significant costs associated with education especially at University level. From fees, to equipment to books and general upkeep, the high level of costs may prevent many parents from being able to send their children to school. Giving a child a head start in life by ... Read More »

Troops Get New Arms And Soldiers Express Desire To Return To The Front And To Capture Shekau

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Reports coming out from the field in the North East where soldiers are currently engaged in a war against the Boko Haram terrorists reveal an uptick in the morale of the Nigerian troops. The reason for the excitement in the Nigerian camp is the string of victories achieved by the ... Read More »

Africa’s Biggest e-Business Fair to Hold Feb 21st, 2015

Connect Nigeria is pleased to announce that its second annual e-Business Fair will hold on February 21st 2015 at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The events starts at 9am. In 2013, over 2,000 people turned up for the e-Business Fair and learnt about e-Business as well as necessary skills they ... Read More »

CNN Lauds President Jonathan’s Prudent Management Of Economy

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The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the Nigeria’s ranking as the third fastest-growing economy for 2015 after China and Qatar by the CNNMoney, a business analysis programme, is a referendum on the prudent management of the Nigerian economy by the President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration, describing it as a ... Read More »

President Jonathan’s Achievement After 6 Years In Office

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Ahead of the presidential election which holds on February 14, President Goodluck Jonathan has disclosed some of his achievements since he assumed office as the president of the country. He promised to do more. “My dear friends on Facebook, in the following days and weeks, I would be reporting back ... Read More »

Has Nigerian Politics Gotten To This Dirty Level???

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We Nigerians seem too gullible about everything. I came across the photo above on the front page of Punch newspaper and it baffled me. It’s sad to see that Nigerian politics has reached a deteriorated stage whereby anything goes. Why would a sitting Governor sponsor this kind of ads? I’m ... Read More »

12 Things You Must Do On Christmas Day

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Written by Femi It’s Christmas. That time of the year when everything is different. The weather, food, attitude, everything you could imagine. So below are 12 things you must do today: It’s a day to show love. A special day to be around the people you really love. If you ... Read More »

How To Stop Road Accidents In Nigeria

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Road Accidents has been a certain predicament to Nigeria. Writer Femi gives his opinion on steps to ameliorate the crisis. Remember April 2013. That dreadful Month road crashes stories flooded the media. In one of many events of that black month, a Tanker, Truck and Luxury bus had a terrible ... Read More »

E-Alert App Launches Digital War Against Terror

PISI Ltd launches E-Alert App, a free emergency security service, as a response to the state of insecurity in Nigeria. E-alert app is one of the most important applications a person can have on their phone today. The application was created in 2013 by PISI LTD, which aims to help ... Read More »

Successful 4th British Council Creative Expo Concludes: Stakeholders Agree Framework For Greater Collaboration And Pitching Contest Showcases Entrepreneurial Talent

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Another well-attended and thought-provoking edition of the British Council Creative Industries Expo wrapped up this year on December 8th and 9th at Westown Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. The 2014 British Council Creative Expo featured a roster of top-level speakers and moderators from Nigeria, UK and South Africa including Ojoma Ochai, Director, ... Read More »

Importance Of Financial Literacy

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Financial literacy simply means the knowledge and skill which a person has, and which helps them to manage their financial resources properly. There are many reasons why financial literacy is important. First, we must be able to manage what we have so that it lasts for today as well as ... Read More »

Street Toolz Launches Zowasel.com, A Price Comparison Site In Nigeria

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Street Toolz, a cutting edge digital marketing agency, based in Lagos, has launched a price comparison site – Zowasel.com, in Nigeria and the event, took place on Friday, December 5, 2014, at the firm’s corporate headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos. Zowasel.com has been developed as a hub where everything – products, ... Read More »

Alabo Paworiso Horsfall brings back to PDP 127,000 decampees from APC

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Alabo Paworiso Samuel Horsfall a Governorship aspirants in Rivers State under the Umbrella of the peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on October 24th sent a strong signal to other contestants on the occasion of his declaration of intent to run for the Governorship election on the PDP platform in February, 2015. In ... Read More »

MILLIONS OF NIGERIANS ADOPT PALMCHAT: PALMCHAT INTRODUCES JAW DROPPING WIN A CAR PROMO FOR USERS.

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Hopping from one bus to the other can be a really stressful business especially in a country like Nigeria. With people waiting on the queue for the next bus headed toward their direction, the chances of surviving the rush are really slim. Since everyone wants to get to work early ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Russian coach refuses to sign black players

In a development that is bound to raise few eye brows, the coach of Russian Premier League team FC Rostov, said he will not sign black players to his club. He also made derogatory comments about some of his black players apparently spreading Ebola in Russia. Igor Gamula told the ... Read More »

Legend Extra Stout Lights Up Lagos With “Taste & Tell” Activation

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When 24-year old Egbeton Joshua recently went to hang out with some of his friends at Concourse Bar, a popular hangout in Magodo, Lagos, he had no any inkling that he would return home as the proud owner of a brand new refrigerator, courtesy of the Legend Taste and Tell ... Read More »

Union Bank Of Nigeria Sponsoring Market Access For SMEs 2014

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Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, in partnership with BusinessDay and the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) is a proud sponsor of the 2014 edition of the annual SME event Market Access for SMEs. The Lagos-leg of the event took place on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at ... Read More »