Lagos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 6)

Lagos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lagos, Nigeria. (Page 6)

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  1. MTN engages former US attorney to challenge $3.9bn fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Vanguard

    By Emmanuel Elebeke with agency report With one month and two weeks left to settle with the Nigerian authorities over the $3.9 billion fine imposed by the Nigerian Communications Commission , for failing to disconnect unregistered users, MTN Group has hired a former U.S. attorney general to help challenge the propriety of the fine. The former U.S. law enforcement officer, Eric Holder is said to have pleaded with Nigerian officials last month on behalf of the telecoms company without any fruitful outcome.

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  2. 11 persons escape death in Bristow helicopter crash in LagosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Vanguard

    Eleven persons on Wednesday escaped death after a Bristow 5B BJQ Helicopter enroute Lagos from an off- shore location in Port Harcourt ditched inside the Lagos lagoon. The helicopter was carrying nine passengers and two crew members on board when the incident happened.

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  3. Helicopter crash-lands in Lagos lagoon, Nigeria, all surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Fox News

    A Texas company says its helicopter carrying oil workers crash-landed into the lagoon in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, and all 11 people aboard survived. The controlled "water landing" comes six months after another chopper of Bristow Helicopters crashed in the same area, killing six of the 12 people on board.

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  4. Nigeria: Crew, Passengers Survive Nigeria Helicopter CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | AllAfrica.com

    Crew members as well as passengers aboard a chartered Bristow helicopter which crashed Wednesday while flying from Port Harcourt to Lagos survived the accident, the Accident Investigations Bureau has said. Tunji Oketunbi, the spokesperson for the Bureau told PREMIUM TIMES on telephone that all occupants of the craft survived the accident.

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  5. Cheap oil buoys consumers, shakes up global governmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Albany Times Union

    ... Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, file photo, a money changer counts Nigerian naira currency at a bureau de change, in Lagos, Nigeria. These are sobering times for Africa's two biggest oil producers. Oil previously provided 80 percent of government revenue in ...

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  6. British Council, British Fashion Council Stage 'Fashion Utopias' ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Women's Wear Daily

    FASHION SOCIETY: The British Council and the British Fashion Council have teamed up to host a new exhibit titled "Fashion Utopia" to take place during London Fashion Week, from Feb. 19 to 23. Located in the west wing of Somerset House - the former London Fashion Week venue - the exhibition will feature works by emerging designers from 24 countries. From Austria and Egypt to Nigeria and Slovakia, a host of designers including Nour Najem, Andrea Pojezdalova, Reem Jano, Sabry Marouf and Yeeun Park will take part in the showcase.

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  7. MTN hires former U.S. attorney general to help on Nigeria fine - FTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | West Australian

    ... in December, saying the Nigerian telecoms regulator had no legal grounds to order the penalty. A judge in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, last month gave MTN until March 18 to try to reach a settlement over the fine, which equates to more than ...

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  8. Obasanjo tolerated me for three-and-half years - BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Vanguard

    A beokuta - President Muhammadu Buhari went down memory lane in Abeokuta, yesterday, recalling the role of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in his successful political career. Speaking in the Ogun State capital, Buhari, who was the special guest at the 40th anniversary of the state, said Obasanjo appointed him Minister of Petroleum and tolerated him for three and half years.

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  9. BIAFRA: IPOB, MASSOB deny alleged seizure of merchant ship by membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Vanguard

    The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday, denied alleged involvement in the seizing and threat to blowing up a merchant ship carrying foreigners. IPOB Media and Publicity Officer, Mr. Emma Powerful said IPOB is a non violent group with responsible men in the society in Nigeria and in diaspora as members and therefore, cannot involve in any violent activity that may possibly harm or take the life of anybody from within and outside Nigeria.

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  10. Customs warns against export of prohibited wood productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Vanguard

    THE Tin-Can Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, has said that only semi-treated and fully processed wood products will be allowed through its command as export. Speaking with stakeholders in Lagos recently, the Customs Area Comptroller of the Tin-Can Island Command, Mr. Yusuf Bashar said that it had to sensitize the trading public particularly exporters on the need to ensure that only exportable wood products are brought in to the port adding that anything short of what the law permits will be confiscated.

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  11. The Power of "Grease"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | New Yorker

    Sunday night saw the premiA re of "Grease: Live," a television adaptation of the original musical that no one really needed but was wholly entertaining nonetheless. The revival came after a series of similar live renditions of old beloved musicals, carried off with varying degrees of success: the crackling charm of "The Wiz" compared with the awkwardness of "Peter Pan."

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  12. Unending storm over electricity tariff hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Vanguard

    February 1, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC,approved the takeoff of new electricity structure under the Multi Year Tariff Order, MYTO 2015. Prior to the takeoff, there were scepticisms about whether the new rates will come to be or not given the public outcry and resistance even from the legislators.

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  13. Benin: Nine dead in Lassa fever outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Crofs Blogs

    Via La Nouvelle Tribune : Outbreak of Lassa: Already registered deaths in Benin . Benin is small country of 10 million just west of Nigeria and not far from Lagos.

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  14. MAN's vision to see Nigerian manufacturing sector grow 5% per annum for the next four yearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | BroadcastNewsroom

    "My vision is to see a Nigerian manufacturing sector that is developing and achieving a GDP growth of 5% per annum for the next four years" - this is according to Reginald I. Odiah, Chairman Economic Policy Committee of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria . The Association has called for a massive investment to take the Nigerian manufacturing sector to the next level and Mr Odiah says they hope "that the expected investment will come from two fronts - internally from local investors who will take advantage of new government policies and support via the CBN and BOI to expand their existing businesses and move into new areas of manufacturing.

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  15. Nigeria: New Premium Business TV Show On the Money Launches On Key TV NetworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | AllAfrica.com

    On The Money is a new premium business TV Show launched in Lagos. Balancing Act's Sylvain Beletre interviewed Michael Akindele , founding partner of JohnRhoda Enterprise, the company behind the show.

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  16. From Local to Global: How One Young Woman Followed Her Dreams to Win in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Black Enterprise

    ... ian Entertainment Industry, most of the main acts lived in Nigeria. This is what motivated me to re-locate to Lagos, Nigeria.

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  17. Azimo Wins Award for Best Low Cost Remittance Service to AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | PRWeb

    ... to family and friends at a fraction of the cost. As the official awards for Remittance & Mobile Money Expo in Lagos, Nigeria on 2-3 February, the low-cost remittance award was given to the company that demonstrated superior innovation and a ...

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  18. Kukoyi lecture: Stakeholders call for rebuilding of public institutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Vanguard

    AGAINST the backdrop of myriad of challenges confronting Nigeria as a nation such as national identity and integration, sustenance of democratic rule, corruption, poverty and ignorance, job creation, economic backwardness, social and physical infrastructure, poor health delivery service, rule of law as well as weak and ineffective public institutions, stakeholders who gathered at the 11th Adekunle Kukoyi Memorial Lecture organised by the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors Lagos state branch at the weekend, have called for the rebuilding of public institutions in order to move the country forward.

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  19. Boko Haram attack in Nigeria kills as many as 100, unknown number of women and children kidnappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Boing Boing

    A child walks in the rubble of Dalori village, after Boko Haram killed scores in a Jan. 30 raid. [CNN] Another brutal attack is reported to have taken place in Nigeria, led by the Islamic armed group Boko Haram.

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  20. Wenger wants Arsenal midfielder to be more physicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Echo

    ... handed a call-up by Super Eagles , Sunday Oliseh . "He should play for England". The 19-year-old was born in Lagos, Nigeria but moved to England and represented them at the U-16, U-17 and U-18 levels. His ability to play in a number of attacking ...

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