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. Lekoil CFO steps down, search for a replacement already underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Live Charts

    Lekoil's chief financial officer David Robinson has stepped down from his role with immediate effect, the Nigeria-focused oil and gas explorer said in a statement on Monday. Robinson, who left the company for personal reasons, will be replaced on an interim basis by Valentine Ejiogu, the group's financial controller.

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  2. Nigeria: Why Buhari Is Sidelining State Security ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | AllAfrica.com

    The ongoing security reorganization at the State House that has seen operatives of the State Security Service expelled from inner Aso Rock is a result of concerns by President Muhammadu Buhari that the SSS has become excessively politicised and could easily compromise his security, presidency insiders have told PREMIUM TIMES. "The President believes that the officers of the service were deeply involved in high-wire brazen politicking prior to the 2015 election and they can be easily compromised for a mess of porridge," said a top security source familiar with the President's plans.

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  3. Nigeria: Lawyers and Clerics React to US Gay Marriage JudgementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Reactions have continued to trail the recent judgment by the US Supreme Court, which provides same-sex couples the constitutional right to marry, thereby handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement. The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution's guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law mean that states cannot ban same-sex marriages.

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  4. 26 states withhold implementation of Pension SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Vanguard

    Only 10 out of the 36 states of the federation are implementing the contributory pension scheme designed to guarantee availability and prompt delivery of pension entitlement of workers upon retirement. Also over N60 billion cases of non-remittances of contributions by some state governments have been reported and where the funds went into are still unknown as some of the affected states are still investigating the alleged non-remittances.

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  5. LUTH Resident doctors begin strike todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Vanguard

    Resident doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi-araba will today embark on an indefinite strike following failure of the hospital management to resolve the lingering crisis after they called off their three-day warning strike. But in a swift reaction to the expected strike, the LUTH management warned that it will not tolerate any attempt to disrupt patients care even as it vowed to ensure that all clinics remained open for patients.

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  6. Brain drain: Commit more funds to medical education, FG toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Vanguard

    To stem the tide of brain drain and enable Nigeria meet up with the World Health Organisation's recommended doctor to patient ratio and stem the tide of brain- drain as well as prevent half-baked specialists, the Federal government has been called upon to empower training institutions with equipment and personnel. Making the call last week in Lagos at a 2-day training workshop for over 450 trainers, examiners and assessors/supervisors of trainees on the residency training programme in the country, the Registrar, National Posgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, NPMCN, Prof.

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  7. Nigeria: YouTube views increased in 2014 by over 78%Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Vanguard

    Latest testament of the role YouTube is playing in the export of Nigerian content has been positive as latest figure showed that in 2014, YouTube views in Nigeria increased by 78%, while views of Nigerian content increased by 95% . Globally, according to the study, 50% of YouTube's staggering billions of hours of monthly watch-time comes from mobile devices.

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  8. Wages of labour, wages of sinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Vanguard

    SOME years ago when I was in the Nigeria Labour Congress , the leadership of the Nigeria Union Of Journalists invited me to a closed meeting. It wanted my professional advice and assistance on two matters.

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  9. THY A332 near Istanbul on Jun 27th 2015, hydraulic failureRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | AVHerald

    A THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration TC-JNG performing flight TK-625 from Istanbul to Lagos , was climbing out of Istanbul when the crew stopped the climb at FL290 reporting a hydraulic failure. The aircraft returned to Istanbul, burned off fuel at FL150 and landed safely back about 90 minutes after departure.

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  10. TB Joshua reacts to Gay Law in USARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | GhanaWeb

    ... a Nigerian from Imo State who identified himself as 'Tedus' receiving prayer at the church of T.B. Joshua in Lagos, Nigeria. "I made him gay; I made him love men," the young man says after being questioned by one of Joshua's ministers, the clip ...

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  11. Nigeria: How to Inspire Business Growth, By ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | AllAfrica.com

    IN recognition of the fact that Small and Medium Scale Enterprises now contribute about 46 per cent to Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product , experts have called for, among others, policy consistency that will further drive their growth. Today, Nigeria alone is home to about 17 million SMEs, with 70 per cent in the manufacturing cycle.

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  12. Nigeria: LCCI Drums Support for Economic DiversificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has presented the prospectus for the 2015 international trade fair, with new scripted to support the government's economic diversification agenda. Speaking in Lagos to unveil the prospectus on Tuesday, President of the chamber, Aderemi Bello said that the exhibition, tagged 'Enhancing Value Addition in the Non Oil Economy', would draw attention to the imperative of non-oil exports, as well as give priority to the opportunities that abound in the value addition business to enhance learning and profitability.

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  13. Nigeria: Why Dangote Might Be Wary of an NPFL InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Last week the news of Alhaji Aliko Dangote's interest in buying English Premier League giants Arsenal resurfaced in the media across the world. This time multi-billionaire, who is Africa's richest man, made clear that his desire to buy the club was deep-seated, insisting he had loved the Londoners since he visited Highbury - the club's former ground - over 30 years ago as a guest of its former vice-chairman David Dein who is a close friend and associate.

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  14. Nine given death penalty in Nigeria over blasphemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Newstime Africa

    LAGOS, NA geria - A sharia court in Nigeria's northwestern Kano state has sentenced nine persons to death over blasphemy. The convicts included a Sufi cleric, Abdul Inyas, and eight others who were arrested in late May after thousands of Muslims marched on Kano streets demanding they be put to death.

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  15. In Nigeria, the hustle that makes Lagos bustleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Christian Science Monitor

    Informal stalls selling soccer jerseys, mangoes, and iPhone cables sprout between its buildings like plants growing in the cracks of a rock - improbable and tenacious. Meanwhile, hawkers weave through the notoriously gridlocked traffic carrying boxer shorts and kiddie pools, bibles and portraits of the new president, Muhammadu Buhari.

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  16. Africa: Report Predicts Development in Africa's Infrastructure SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | AllAfrica.com

    Dealing with Africa's infrastructure backlogs and its future demands are high on the agenda of leaders and civil society on the continent and abroad. While the continents infrastructure currently lags well behind that of the rest of the world with some 30% in a dilapidated condition, there is widespread recognition of the vast business opportunities on the continent as a growing consumer market as well as the vast opportunities for infrastructure investment and development.

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  17. Osinbajo did not Lock down CalabarRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Scoop

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in Calabar and Lagos -Thursday June 25 paying tribute to two eminent Nigerians whose lives reflect the very virtues of integrity, trustworthiness and social justice, which can lift our dear nation. The one is Late Justice P.O.E Bassey and Dr. Christopher Kolade.

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  18. Families besiege mortuary in search of 12 dead Ogun varsity studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Vanguard

    It was a hectic task for workers of Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital, Sagamu to control the crowd as families and friends of some students of Olabisi Onabanjo University , Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, who lost their lives on the Sagamu-Benin Expressway, on Friday, besieged the hospital in search of them. No fewer than 12 persons lost their lives when a container from a truck fell on a 14-seater commercial bus they were travelling in from Ago-Iwoye to Lagos State.

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  19. Bisons will boast diversity on the defensive lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | My Manitoba.com

    ... first full year as a starter. The previously mentioned Onyemata was green at one point as well. The native of Lagos, Nigeria came to Canada in 2011, having never put on a football helmet before, let alone played a snap of football. He became a quick ...

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  20. Nigeria: Students Killed in Car Crash in OgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    It was mourning galore on Friday, as 11 students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, and another passenger, died in an auto crash along Sagamu-Benin Expressway on Friday. A witness told PREMIUM TIMES that the crash occurred at Ilishan area of Remo Local Government of the state, as a result of an head-on-collision between a truck and a Mazda bus conveying the students from Ijebu area to Lagos.

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