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NDIC Act Amendment Top Priority In N’ Assembly, Says Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Monday gave an assurance that the National Assembly will accord top priority to the amendment of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) law. A bill to amend the NDIC Act 2006 was presented for consideration to the eighth National Assembly but it was not passed. “I want to assure you that when we resume plenary, the NDIC Act amendment bill will be a top priority,” Lawan said in Abuja at an event to mark the 30th anniversary of the organisation. The Ooni of…

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NIMC: Adoption Of NIN Can Curb Exam Malpractice

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says the adoption of the National Identification Number (NIN) as criteria for all examinations in the country will tackle malpractices such as impersonation and promote transparency. Hadiza Dagabana, NIMC General Manger Legal Service, made the suggestion in an interview with newsmen in Abuja. She said although registration for NIN has already started at the Primary School level of education across the country, it should be encouraged to further enhance confidence in the nation’s examination system. According to her, doing so will help to stop impersonation,…

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FG Pledges Support For AFRIMA As Nigeria Hosts 2019 Edition

The Federal Government has pledged its full support for the successful hosting of the 2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), as the country prepares to host the glamorous event in Lagos 20-23 November 2019, with the theme: ”Feel Africa”.   The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the pledge in a statement in Lagos on Sunday.   ”When you look at the All Africa Music Awards, it’s one of the biggest awards for the music industry in Africa, and what government has done in the past is…

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Celebrating Multiple Births In Igbo-Ora, World’s Twins Centre

The sign greeting visitors at the entrance of Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes people to “TWINS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD”. The sleepy-looking town boasts of having the highest concentration of multiple births of any place on the globe. To celebrate its self-proclaimed title the town hosts an annual festival, now in its second year, that draws hundreds of sets of twins from around the country. Donning different traditional clothes and costumes, the twins — male and female, old, young and even newborns — sang and danced at the latest edition…

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UBA Honours Jamodu As He Retires After 12yrs Of Service

……Assures of Solid Governance Processes Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has assured investors and shareholders of her continuous adherence to solid corporate governance processes as the bank honoured its ex-director, Chief Kola Jamodu. In a glitzy cocktail event and dinner in his honour at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, on Thursday, Jamodu was celebrated for his service on the bank’s board for 12 years as a non-Executive director. Accolades were poured on him, for his remarkable contributions to the group over the period that have helped…

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Kogi State Assembly Impeaches Deputy Gov Achuba

The Kogi State House of Assembly has impeached the Deputy Governor, Mr Simon Achuba, based on the report of the judicial panel that probed him. Mr Achuba was impeached by members of the Kogi State House of Assembly on Friday in Lokoja, the state capital. He was impeached by the House of Assembly shortly after it received report of a judicial panel of enquiry set up by the Kogi State Chief Judge Justice Nasir Ajanah. House Leader, Hassan Bello Abdulahi, representing Ajaokuta state constituency, said Achuba was impeached following consideration…

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Onitsha Tanker Explosion: Buhari Sympathises With Victims

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of a mother and her child as a result of an oil tanker accident in Onitsha, in Anambra State. Reacting to the incident on Wednesday, President Buhari said: “I am profoundly touched by the sight of the charred remains of an innocent mother and her child who are victims of this tragedy.” According to the President, “I also extend my sympathies to other victims of the explosion whose houses, shops and other property were destroyed in the mishap.” The President explained…

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Ambode’s Commissioners Deny Indicting Ex-Gov Before Lagos Assembly

…Accountant-General confirms SEC approved purchase of 820 buses Former Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Olusegun Banjo and his Energy and Mineral Resources counterpart, Mr. Olawale Oluwo in the administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode have denied reports that they indicted Ambode before an ad-hoc committee of the State House of Assembly.   The Accountant-General of Lagos State, Mrs. Shukrat Umar buttressed the claims of the former commissioners when she appeared before the ad-hoc committee on Wednesday, confirming that the State Executive Council (SEC) approved the budget for the purchase…

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W Initiative Announces Plans For Health Month

.. Targets 2 Million Women And Families. The W Initiative, a flagship women empowerment programme from Access Bank Plc, has announced plans for its 2019 W Health Month aimed at improving community awareness on health issues that affect women and their families by bridging knowledge gap, providing access to health checks and encouraging healthy lifestyle habits. Slated to run all through the month of October, the W Health Month will focus on key areas such as infertility, endometriosis, vesicovaginal fistula (VVF), cancer, maternal and neo-natal mortality. Speaking on the campaign,…

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Covenant University Graduates Win Architecture, Design Prize, Get N500,000 Each

……………In First Edition Of Design Week Lagos Two graduates of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Temitope Akinsiku and Adedayo Oke won the Design and Architecture competition prize respectively in the first edition of Design Week Lagos with the sum of N500, 000 going to each. Design Week Lagos is an annual event aimed at promoting the city’s creativity, attracting thinkers, practitioners, retailers and educators to deliver a diverse celebration of design. The first edition kicked off on the 1st of October, 2019 with the theme ‘Lagos 2099: Redefining the Narrative’,…

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