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  1. Oronsaye Report 'll save Nigeria N860bn, says OkebukolaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    F ormer Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, NUC, Professor Peter Okebukola, has urged the Federal Government to implement the Stephen Oronsaye Committee report, noting that it can save Nigeria N860 billion in two years. Okebukola, who disclosed this during the 2013/2014 University of Lagos, UNILAG, Convocation Lecture held yesterday, described government's recurrent expenditure as haemorrhage, insisting that there was need for urgent implementation of the Oronsaye report.

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  2. Property agent docked for allegedly stealing N360,000Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    A 51-year-old property agent, Taiwo Oluwo, has been charged before an Ikeja Magistrate's Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing N360,000 belonging to one Pastor Praise Judah, under the guise of renting a land for him. The accused, whose residence is unknown, was said to have committed the offence on December 15, 2014 at 8b, Ejigbo Road, Orisunmbare area of Lagos.

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  3. Power: Nigeria to expect tougher times head a as Egbin delivers 300MWRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    F ollowing the significant decline in power supply witnessed across the country in the last couple of days and the untold hardship it has brought upon Nigerians, there are indications that the power situation is far from improvement. Vanguard learnt that power generation had dropped from 3,000 megawatts to about 2,988.72MW.

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  4. Erik La Heureux Wins 2015 Harvard GSD Wheelwright PrizeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Architect Online

    Harvard University's Graduate School of Design announced the winner of its 2015 Wheelwright Prize today. Erik L'Heureux, AIA, has won the $100,000 traveling fellowship for his proposal, Hot and Wet: The Equatorial City and the Architectures of Atmosphere , which focuses on five dense cities in the equatorial zone: Jakarta, Indonesia; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Pondicherry, India; Lagos, Nigeria; and So Paulo.

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  5. "Tinubu Is A Former Heroin Trafficker" - US NewspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    An American newspaper, The Daily Beast, has published an expose detailing Tinubu's ties to a notorious heroin trafficking ring. See the full report below Nigeria's election last month was celebrated as an unlikely victory for democracy in an African country with a tenuous record of free and fair representation.

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  6. Implementing Oronsaye's report 'll save Nigeria N860bn - OkebukolaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, NUC, Professor Peter Okebukola has urged the Federal Government to implement the Stephen Oronsaye report, noting that implementing the report can save Nigeria N860 billion in two years. Okebukola who disclosed this during the 2013/2014 University of Lagos, UNILAG, Convocation Lecture, held Monday, at the UNILAG Main Auditorium, decried bloated government's recurrent expenditure, saying there is need for urgent implementation of the Oronsaye report.

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  7. South Africa and Nigeria clash over xenophobic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The First Post

    South Africa has criticised Nigeria for recalling its ambassador in the wake of a wave of xenophobic violence in the country, calling it an "unfortunate and regrettable step". In a strongly worded statement , Pretoria said: "If this action is based on the incidents of attacks on foreign nationals in some parts of our country, it would be curious for a sisterly country to want to exploit such a painful episode for whatever agenda."

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  8. JAMB blacklists 3 CBT centresRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Monday that it had blacklisted three centres accredited for the conduct of the recently concluded Computer Based Test in the country. Mr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB's Public Relations Officer,said in Lagos that the centres were axed over inadequate and sub-standard facilities for accreditation.

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  9. Echoes reaching you from jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Ayoola Sadare, Founder, Lagos International Jazz Festival and the Director, Inspiro Productions, on Monday said the upcoming 2015 jazz festival was to celebrate the nation's foremost jazz musicians. Sadare told newsmen in Lagos that the festival would also celebrate musicians in other genre with indigenous flavour.

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  10. Despite defeat, Jonathan hasn't stopped working for Nigerians - PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Despite losing the March 28 presidential election to Gen. Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, President Goodluck Jonathan is still working for Nigerians, the Presidency said on Sunday.

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  11. Africa Business-Lagos port still a bottleneck for Africa's top economyRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Reuters

    The road leading to the Lagos port, which handles nearly everything that Africa's biggest economy imports, is one of the most congested in a megacity whose traffic jams are legendary. Wide enough to accommodate only two lanes on either side, along it move the goods that Africa's top crude producer uses its huge oil receipts to buy -- everything from designer wear to dried fish, champagne and shampoo.

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  12. Nigerian diplomat recall: SA hits backRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Diplomatic relations between the South African and Nigerian governments cooled at the weekend with the Department of International Relations and Co-operation hitting back at Nigeria's decision to recall their acting high commissioner in South Africa as a result of the recent xenophobic attacks in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. In a statement released by the Department of International Relations and Co-operation yesterday, the department said that when 84 South African nationals died in a building collapse in Lagos the SA government did not blame Nigeria and maintained a "strong bond of friendship and bilateral relations".

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  13. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty ImagesNigeria's Next Leader Tied to...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    General Muhammed Buhari's political partner is a former bagman for two heroin traffickers. But that's just business as usual in Nigeria.

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  14. Lagos Port Drags on Africa's Top EconomyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Marine News

    Ruling party reforms improved Apapa port; shippers still face delays and corruption. The road leading to the Lagos port, which handles nearly everything that Africa's biggest economy imports, is one of the most congested in a megacity whose traffic jams are legendary.

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  15. SA plays hardball over Nigeria envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The South African government said on Sunday that Nigeria's decision to recall its acting high commissioner - apparently in protest against some Nigerians' being affected by xenophobic violence - was "unfortunate and regrettable". The government also took a swipe at Nigeria, pointing out that it had never blamed the Nigerian government for the deaths of 84 South Africans in the collapse of a church building in Lagos last year.

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  16. South Africa, Nigeria trade barbs over attacks on migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The South African government reacted angrily Sunday to Nigeria's decision to recall its ambassador from Pretoria over a wave of mob attacks on African migrants that killed at least seven people. "We are not sure which actions or behaviour of the South African Government the Nigerian Government is protesting," the South African foreign ministry said in a statement.

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  17. Nigeria's Next Leader's Ties to HeroinRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    Gen. Muhammed Buhari's political partner is a former bagman for two heroin traffickers. But that's just business as usual in Nigeria.

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  18. I'll probe NNPC's missing $20bn - BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- Investigations into the circumstances of an alleged $20 billion missing from the coffers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, will be a priority for the incoming administration, the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari , said yesterday.

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  19. Nigeria: Countdown to Marketing Summit BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    As preparations for the second National Marketing Summit gather momentum, brands and creative agencies are strategically positioning for active involvement in the all important industry event. Specifically, leading brands cutting across different segments have identified with the summit, while agencies are also positioning to make the industry conversation resonate by contributing actively and meaningfully to the summit.

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  20. Nigeria: NAICOM Commences Implementation of Risk-Based Supervision ModelRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The insurance industry regulatory body , the National Insurance Commission said it has commenced implementation of Risk -based Supervision model in the Nigerian insurance industry with a critical review of board of directors and senior management staff of various insurance companies and the management and the structures and processes of the various operating companies as its starting point. The risk-based supervision, according to the World Bank, is a supervision approach that considers each of the risks that companies face and through a structured process, identifies the risks that are most critical to the financial viability of the institution.

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