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Only ICT can eliminate corruption at Nigerian ports – Babalola

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Opeolu Babalola is the Managing Director of Webb Fontaine Nigeria, the company contracted by the Nigerian Customs Service to provide ICT solutions at the nation’s seaports. In this interview with a cross-section of journalists, he speaks on how ICT can change Nigeria’s maritime environment – YUSUF BABALOLA of Leadership Newspaper was there. Read More…

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10 men in Lagos court over alleged cultism

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Anti-Cultism Unit. Ten men  on Wednesday appeared in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged involvement in cult activities. The police arraigned  Olushola Fayode, 35; Daniel Adimorah, 24; Adeyemi Adebayo, 27; Olamilekan Ishola, 25, and Isaiah Obisesan, 28. The others are Adeosun Rilwan, 28; Godwin Adebano, 24; Usman Aliu, 23; Isaac Samuel, Read More…

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Lagos to celebrate Nigeria @ 60 with Ariya Eko Festival

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Vanguard. The Lagos State Government in collaboration with Evergreen Musical have concluded plans to commemorate Nigeria @ 60 with the 2020 edition of Ariya Eko Festival. The Managing Director, Evergreen Musical Company, Bimbo Esho, in a statement on Wednesday said the festival had been slated for a yet to be determined date in Read More…

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Ebuka reveals how BBNaija winner will emerge

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: BBN. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the presenter of the 2020 Big Brother Naija Reality Show Season Five ‘Lockdown’, says a grand winner, will emerge through number of votes accrued to a housemate. Obi-Uchendu disclosed this on his official twitter page @Ebuka, where he wrote “How your favorite BBNAIJA housemate will ‘fly’ into the top spot Read More…

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Stock market advances by N42bn in response to MPR cut

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Tuesday rebounded further by 0.31 per cent, just as the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) reduced interest rate by 100 basis points. The MPC of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at the end of two-day meeting slashed monetary policy rate by 100 basis points to Read More…

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LASWA, Ibile Oil & Gas collaborate to enhance ferry services in Lagos

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN. The Managing Director, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, has said that establishment of Ibile Oil & Gas Station at the authority’s headquarters would enhance safety culture on Waterways. Emmanuel made the disclosure during the launching of Ibile Oil and Gas, Waterways Petrol Dump at the authority’s headquarters in Lagos Read More…

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CBN reduces Monetary Policy Rate to stimulate economic recovery

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday announced reduction of the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) from 12.5 per cent to 11.5 per cent. Mr Godwin Emefiele, the CBN Governor made the announcement while presenting the communiqué the 275th Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting on Tuesday. Emefiele said that the decision to reduce Read More…