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The National Union of Air Transport Employees and the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria have raised the alarm over an alleged plot by some groups to take over Aero Contractors and Arik. The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, the nation’s bad debt manager created by the Federal Government, owns majority shares in…


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The sit-at-home order in Owerri, Imo State on Monday took a different dimension as residents and traders, out of fear of attack by suspected gunmen, scampered for safety. The situation generated anxiety among commercial bus drivers and some residents who went out for shopping as they took to their heels. The rumour of the attack…


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The Consumer Price Index rose to 16.82 per cent in April from 15.92 per cent in March, latest figures from the National Bureau of Statistics have revealed. The NBS disclosed this in its ‘Consumer Price Index April 2022’ report on Monday. The report read in part, “In April 2022, the consumer price index, which measures…


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Yoruba Nation arrowhead, Prof Banji Akintoye, has described the Yoruba people of South-West Nigeria as the most tolerant in matters of religion in the world. The 87-year-old historian also said Islamic extremism and violence won’t grow among the Yoruba people because of the peaceful and accommodating disposition of the people. The leader of the umbrella…


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Controversy on Monday trailed the arrest of three traditional rulers in Plateau State by men of the Special Military Task Force in charge of maintaining peace in the state. The traditional rulers, including 55-year old acting Gwom Wereng Community, Davou Ndoh; Ward Head of Kuru Station in Wereng Community as well as the Ward Head…


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The Federal Government has introduced stricter regulations in the operation of casinos in Nigeria, as part of its fresh move against money laundering. This is just as a new law recently passed by the National Assembly prohibits ownership and operation of shell accounts in the country. The President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had on…


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The immediate past Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has faulted lecturers of state universities who are participating in the going strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. While saying state universities have no business in the ongoing strike, Nwajiuba, who resigned last week due to his presidential ambition, explained that most ASUU’s…


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Many countries of the world consider telecoms infrastructure as national assets.  From China to India, down to the United States, countries impose strict sanctions on individuals who destroy such assets. Nigeria had a total of 303.64 million connected telephone lines in February 2022, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission. About 197.77 million of these lines…


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