Amaechi’s God Complex

[This Day] I have said it repeatedly that Nigeria will NOT make progress as long as we continue to elevate visionless people, viz. plunderers, profiteers, gangsters with their manifest tendencies into positions of authority and leadership. Unfortunatel…

[This Day] I have said it repeatedly that Nigeria will NOT make progress as long as we continue to elevate visionless people, viz. plunderers, profiteers, gangsters with their manifest tendencies into positions of authority and leadership. Unfortunately, we idolise these good-for-nothing leaders as gods; people who are totally bereft of progressive ideas and lack the wherewithal to lift society up the scale of human progress and whose only claim to power is their manifest lack of qualification for public office. They

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$793.2 Million TSA Funds – Skye Bank Confirms Holding $41 Million

[Premium Times] The management of Skye Bank on Friday confirmed holding about $41 million (about N12. 9billion) belonging to the Nigerian Investments Management Services, NAPIMS, allegedly kept away from the Treasury Single Account, TSA account domicil…

[Premium Times] The management of Skye Bank on Friday confirmed holding about $41 million (about N12. 9billion) belonging to the Nigerian Investments Management Services, NAPIMS, allegedly kept away from the Treasury Single Account, TSA account domiciled with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Home Business Bridge Launches a Global Education Campaign

[This Day] Bridge International Academies has launched the public awareness initiative to draw attention to the need for high-quality affordable education options for the underprivileged children worldwide.

[This Day] Bridge International Academies has launched the public awareness initiative to draw attention to the need for high-quality affordable education options for the underprivileged children worldwide.

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CAPS United Brace for Defining Encounter

[The Herald] CAPS United skipper Hardlife Zvirekwi says their winner-take-all clash against Algerian giants USM Alger could be a defining match in the history of the Green Machine, who are seeking a CAF Champions’ League quarter-final place.

[The Herald] CAPS United skipper Hardlife Zvirekwi says their winner-take-all clash against Algerian giants USM Alger could be a defining match in the history of the Green Machine, who are seeking a CAF Champions' League quarter-final place.

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Fresh Bail Bid for Nigerian Pastor Accused of Preying On Young Girls

[News24Wire] A Nigerian pastor charged with human trafficking, sexual assault and the rape of young girls will be re-applying for bail in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court, based on new facts.

[News24Wire] A Nigerian pastor charged with human trafficking, sexual assault and the rape of young girls will be re-applying for bail in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court, based on new facts.

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Lafarge Africa Records N19.7 Billion Profit in Six Months

[This Day] Lafarge Africa Plc Thursday reported a profit after tax of N19.73 billion for the half year ended June 30, 2017 compared with a loss of N30.2 billion in the corresponding period of 2016. The results released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (N…

[This Day] Lafarge Africa Plc Thursday reported a profit after tax of N19.73 billion for the half year ended June 30, 2017 compared with a loss of N30.2 billion in the corresponding period of 2016. The results released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), showed a revenue of N154.8 billion, showing an increase of 44 per cent from N107.3 billion in 2016. Cost of sale grew by 19 per cent from N92.2 billion to N110 billion, while sales and marketing expenses followed same uptrend to hit N2.12 billion, from N1.98 billio

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Local Journalists Barred From Covering UN Peace Ambassador’s School Visit

[MFWA] Nigerian journalists who turned out on July 17, 2017 to cover a visit by a United Nations Peace Ambassador, Malala Yousafzai, to a UNICEF-funded school were turned away by officials who insisted that the local media were not invited.

[MFWA] Nigerian journalists who turned out on July 17, 2017 to cover a visit by a United Nations Peace Ambassador, Malala Yousafzai, to a UNICEF-funded school were turned away by officials who insisted that the local media were not invited.

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600 to Benefit From CII Microloan in Buchanan

[Observer] At least 600 petty traders and low-income business owners in Buchanan are to benefit from microloans from the Citizens Independent Initiative (CII), according to the executive director of the Universal Human Rights International, Joe Luamba.

[Observer] At least 600 petty traders and low-income business owners in Buchanan are to benefit from microloans from the Citizens Independent Initiative (CII), according to the executive director of the Universal Human Rights International, Joe Luamba.

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