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OMPAN Will Play a Major and Critical Role Ahead of 2019 Elections – PDP 

The National Executive Council (NEC) of The Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, OMPAN, led by Its National President, Comrade Emeh James Anyalekwa, have paid a courtesy visit to the National publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, at the party’s headquarters, Wadata Plaza, Abuja. Speaking during the event, Anyalekwa said the association’s leadership were in Abuja ...

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“Tech Industry Regulation ‘Inevitable’” says Apple Boss

Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook said new regulations for the tech industry are “inevitable” in the wake of a series of scandals, rejoining a debate that is intensifying along with political pressure on the company’s rival, Facebook. In an interview aired on Sunday, Mr Cook said “the free market is not working” and politicians will step in. His comments come ...

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2019 presidency: Arthur Nwankwo is Olawepo-Hashim’s running mate

Frontline Presidential Candidate, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has chosen  statesman, Chief Arthur Nwankwo as his running mate, in a move aimed at locking in  South-Eastern votes in next year’s presidential election. Olawepo-Hashim, who is  running on the platform of the People’s Trust (PT), announced at the weekend that Nwankwo would bring his grasp of political economy to bear in the shaping ...

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WaterAid calls for action as report warns 620 million children’s education, health is compromised by lack of decent school toilets

Ahead of 2018 World Toilet Day on 19 November and after the recent declaration of a state of emergency in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector, WaterAid Nigeria is urging the Nigerian government to commence action towards prioritising sanitation for all, following a new report showing that the education and health of millions of children is threatened by a lack ...

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NEMA DG Maihaja queried over fraud, embezzlement!

It has been discovered that the Presidency had queried the embattled and indicted Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Mustpha Maihaja over fraud, corruption and embezzlement of billions of Naira illegally expended by the agency last year. However, the query and the report of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offense Commission (ICPC) were not made ...

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Probe Campaign Spending by Saraki, others, SERAP asks INEC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegation that Senate President Bukola Saraki spent between N200m and N400m in every state, except the six South-West states, to influence the outcome of the 2015 elections for the All Progressives ...

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NASENI, Belgian Firm to produce Helicopter Locally

The Federal Government’s plan to produce helicopters locally have received a boost with the expression of interest by a Belgian firm, Dynali Manufacturing Helicopters Company. Dynali, in partnership with the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), will build capacity and transfer technology toward rotary-wing maintenance, assembly and manufacturing in Nigeria. Besides, NASENI, as the agency saddled with the ...

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FG Declares Tuesday 20th Public Holiday For Eid-El Maulud

The Nigeria government has notified the general public that Tuesday November 20th is public holiday to celebrate the Eid-El Maulud. The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the permanent secretary Dr. M.B Umar, has; urged all Muslim faithful to align themselves with the ...

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Fresh Strike Looms As NLC Rejects Gov’s Position On New Salaries

The labour movement is worried that Nigerians may turn a cold shoulder to a fresh call for an industrial action demanding the speedy passage of a new minimum wage law. The Guardian learnt in Abuja yesterday that employers had hinged their support for N30,000 as the new minimum wage on an assurance that there would be no strike. The labour ...

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How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable — such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast — complaining isn’t good for you. Your brain loves efficiency and doesn’t like to work any harder than it has ...

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