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2015 Budget: FG to generate N650bn from more taxes

2015 Budget: FG to generate N650bn from more taxes

The Federal Government is to generate over N650 billion from taxes as part of measures to cushion the effect of oil price shortfall to augment the 2015 budget. Read more

Buhari picks  Osinbajo

Buhari picks Osinbajo

Presidential candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) General Muhammadu Buhari has picked Professor Yemi Osinbajo as his running mate for the presidential election scheduled forFebruary 14, 2015. Read more

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We’re not surprised how fast PDP is losing Plateau - Adeh

We’re not surprised how fast PDP is losing Plateau - Adeh

Lumumba Da Adeh was aide to former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Now an APC chieftain in Plateau, he explains how the opposition is fast gain...

Why Nigeria needs Jonathan to continue, by PDP

Why Nigeria needs Jonathan to continue, by PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said Nigeria needs President Goodluck Jonathan to continue in office as he has shown capacity t...

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U-23 to tackle Junior Pharaohs in friendlies

U-23 to tackle Junior Pharaohs in friendlies

The Chief Coach of the National U-23 men’s football team, Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia has commended... Read more

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With the induction of 263 newly registered Quantity Surveyors and 34 practicing firms of quantity surveyors at a ceremony held in Abuja on Thursday, the total number of registered quantity surveyors ...

12.15.2014

Nigeria is to benefit from N89bn investment in gypsum block as alternative to the conventional cement block.

12.15.2014

A rain-harvesting project executed by Nigeria Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) under its’ climate change initiative tagged Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP), is pumping clean rain water to ...

12.17.2014

Experts have said that over 5 trillion toxic plastic garbage weighting about 269,000 tons is floating in the world’s oceans and the bits of the garbage distributed throughout the world.

12.17.2014

Ideally, higher education ought to instill not only knowledge but moral values on students. Accordingly, tertiary institutions are meant to impart knowledge, critical and analytical skills, ...

3 hrs 22 mins ago

The people of Australia will forever remember Gough Whitlam as the man who gave them free university education. Whitlam’s abolition of university fees cemented him as a labour hero, though his higher ...

3 hrs 22 mins ago

Mrs Helen Obiechina is a town planner, and deputy director in charge of planning and research in the department of resettlement and compensation  of FCDA, Abuja. In this interview she speaks on ...

12.12.2014

Women have complained about the recent primaries carried out by different political parties in the country saying they did not favour them and they were also cowed and forced into submission to the ...

12.12.2014

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has called on the Federal Government to immediately establish a ministry for pension affairs and the aged so as to streamline activities of pensioners in the ...

12.15.2014

The Federal Government should not charge workers percentages to own a house in any part of the country, Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abuja chapter, Comrade Abdullahi Denja Yahaya ...

12.15.2014

The story immediately went viral online when it was communicated that the national health bill was signed into law by the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr. GoodluckEbele Jonathan on ...

12.16.2014

The fight for the National Health Bill switched to questions about how to implement the resulting law only hours after President Goodluck Jonathan assented to the bill on Tuesday.

12.16.2014

Chairman of Zinox Group, Chief Leo Stan Ekeh, has urged entrepreneurs to embrace the concept of re-tooling as a fundamental tool for sustaining their entrepreneurial drive and corporate relevance in ...

12.15.2014

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) last week clamped down on seven telecoms operators in Lagos for tapping illegally from 5.4GHz frequency band.

12.15.2014

In Nigeria, meat is an essential part of our meal; ceremonies are not complete if meat is absent. This factor has made the country one of the largest consumer of animal products such as chicken-meat, ...

3 hrs 22 mins ago

Farmers in Arewa Local Government Area of Kebbi State have abandoned their farmlands in search of employment with the Great Green Wall (GGW) recently launched by President Goodluck Jonathan in ...

3 hrs 22 mins ago

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abuja branch, on Friday elected Agada Elachi as its new chairman through electronic voting system.

12.16.2014

Former Chief Judge of Lagos State Justice Ayo Philips and her successor Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, both of them siblings, were celebrated by the state government at the weekend.

12.16.2014

We always hear about children showing righteousness to their parents. Is there a righteousness that can be shown by parents to children? What can parents do in their dealings with their children to ...

12.12.2014

One of the renowned Islamic scholars of the Maliki School of thought, Sheikh Abdurrahman Al-Akhadir said it is not permissible for a Muslim to perform any act until after knowing Allah’s stance on ...

12.05.2014

The place of women in a nation’s economy is very important because it enhances their participation in development which is essential not only in achieving social justice but also in reducing ...

05.06.2013

Dry cleaning and laundry business sprang up to offer services to those who might be too busy to take care of their clothings or to relieve them of the stress involved in washing thereby paying for ...

02.04.2013

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Suleja: A golden hour for women

Suleja: A golden hour for women

There was joy recently when the Emir of Zazzau Suleja crowned a new Sarauniya for the Emirate.

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