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Dangote refinery adds 17,000 more jobs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dangote Refinery is adding 17,000 more jobs to its workforce over the next few months. This was revealed by the President/Chief Executive, Dangote Industries Ltd., Alhaji Aliko Dangote, in a statement signed by the Group Head, Corporate Communications, Dangote Group, Mr Anthony Chiejina, on Sunday in Lagos. According to the statement, the refinery intends to Read More…

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Kudirat Abiola cenotaph undergoes restoration

Reading Time: 2 minutes Based on an approval given by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Kudirat Abiola Memorial Cenotaph, located along Mobolaji Johnson Way, besides 7-UP Plant in Oregun, Ikeja is to undergo restoration and preservation. To ensure work is properly done, officials of the Museum & Monuments Department of the State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Read More…

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The truth walks on crutches of lies

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Larry Madowo/LinkedIn. I CAME ACROSS A CABLE NEWS NETWORK, CNN, interview with a man identified as the Ugandan Minister of Internal Affairs. It was anchored by the network’s North American Correspondent, Larry Madowo, who clearly was being threatened. Madowo, a Kenyan journalist who had also worked for the British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, had Read More…

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Afghanistan: The Day After

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: Kathy Gannon/AP. ON THE D-DAY OF FINAL DEPARTURE of US forces from Afghanistan, there was ululation and dancing in the streets. It was a celebration of several Eids all rolled into one — Eid-el-Victory, my friend called it. After spending well over $2 billion on the Afghanistan misadventure, America was finally cutting its Read More…

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Naomi Osaka Considering Break From Tennis After U.S. Open Loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: TPN/Getty Images. After suffering a defeat at the US Open on Friday night, Naomi Osaka is considering taking a hiatus from the sport, reports the New York Times. In a shocking upset, the US Open defending champion lost her third-round match to Canada’s Leylah Fernandez. Osaka spoke candidly to reporters about losing the Read More…

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Commercial Bus Drivers offered traffic education by Lagos Taskforce

Reading Time: 2 minutes The unruliness and the menacing antics of commercial bus drivers may soon come to an end if they agree to an offer made by the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) to educate them on traffic rules. This offer came during a parley between the Chairman of the Taskforce, CSP Shola Jejeloye, and Read More…