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Newspapers vs Blogs: The battle for supremacy

Most printed newspapers are struggling to compete with online publishing. The main impact is due to the technology available on the Internet that allows targeting the news, and the advertising, to its audience. Among all the newspapers that are printed daily, there are numerous small town local newspapers. Many small towns don’t have adequate Internet […]

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Nigeria: 500 start-ups to organise the “Geek on a Plane” tour

MALLForAfrica.com, Ingressive and African Technology Foundation (ATF) are  partnering about 500 start-ups to organise the “Geek on a Plane” tour, designed to showcase investment opportunities within Nigeria and Africa economic stratosphere. MallforAfrica.com, an e-commerce platform with 8.5 billion items for sale in more than 200 US and UK stores, is known for facilitating satisfaction for […]

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Shocking! NSE equities fall by N36 billion

The free fall of equities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday continued for the third consecutive day due to investors’ anticipated second quarters’ earnings reports. The market capitalisation dropped further by N36 billion or 0.33 per cent to close at N11.133 trillion compared with N11.169 trillion achieved on Tuesday. Also, the All-Share Index […]

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Imo gets tough on criminals: Parade 36 suspects

THE Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Chris Ezike, has warned that his command would make the state hot for criminals if they did not stop their involvement in crime. Ezike said this at the state police command on Tuesday when he paraded 36 suspected criminals involved in various crimes in the state. Addressing newsmen […]

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Ex-Power Minister calls for electricity improvement in Nigeria

Former Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji on Thursday called for the segmentation of power transmission lines to improve electricity supply and check national grid breakdown. “When segmented, the lines should be privatised to renowned electricity transmission companies that have the competence to manage it and expend on it as agreed,’’ Nnaji said. The former […]

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Man of God murders neighbour for making love to his wife

A Kenyan Pastor, Fred Ochieng, has allegedly killed his neighbor, Tobias Oyoo, who caught him red-handed having sex with his wife in the bush. 32-year-old Oyoo, while acting on a tip-off, trailed his wife to the scene of the incident around Osiri gold mines, Migori County in Kenya. Oyoo reportedly confronted the pastor and started […]

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ASUU vows to go on strike due to hike in tuition fees

The President of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, has said that the union will resist any attempt to increase tuition fees in the country’s public universities. He also said ASUU could go on strike if the government failed to meet its demand on adequate funding of the institutions and payment of salaries. […]

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New Executive Order by Osinbajo supports made-in-Nigeria goods

On support for local contents in public procurement by the Federal Government. All Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the FGN shall grant preference to local manufacturers of goods and service providers in their procurement of goods and services. Any document issued by any MDA of the FGN for the solicitation of offers, bids, proposals […]

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FG upholds made-in-Nigeria Dress Days

Sage would support initiatives to put business information and tools online to help entrepreneurs build their skills and access the resources they need to be successful. Nigerian Federal Government should be commended for putting the spotlight on local manufacturers through initiatives such as the Made-in-Nigeria Dress Days and an Executive Order compelling state agencies to […]

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FG not just paying lip service to this buy Made-in-Nigeria – Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday hinted that the Federal Government is to institutionalize the patronage of locally-made products among its ministries, departments and agencies. A statement released by the Special Assistant to the minister, Segun Adeyemi, disclosed that Mohammed stated this in Abuja on Thursday, at the National Media […]

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