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Melania Trump fights back, Reprimanding Scholar Dragging her Son in the Mud

US First Lady Melania Trump on Wednesday publicly rebuked a scholar who used her 13-year-old son’s name to make a point during a hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into the president. Constitutional law professor Pamela Karlan invoked Barron Trump, the son of Donald and Melania Trump, to demonstrate how the Constitution imposes distinctions[...]

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Federal Government to fund Female Entrepreneurship

The Federal Government, through the Bank of Industry (BoI) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have mutually agreed to mobilise $3billion to support women empowered businesses. The funding incentive, which is a brainchild of the AfDB’s affirmative Finance Action for Women (AFAWA), is a pan African initiative aimed a bridging the financing gap facing women[...]

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Statistics: At least 18 Bankers Fired Daily between January and September

An average of 18 people were sacked every working day between January and September 2019. This is according to data made available by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). According to the ‘Selected Banking Sector Data: Sectorial Breakdown of Credit, e-Payment Channels and Staff Strength’ report, 3,582 people were sacked between the first and third[...]

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Olamide takes sides, declaring Wizkid as Artiste of the Year

The YBNL CEO has finally picked a side on-going artiste of decade debate, he didn’t even choose himself, but the Starboy, Wizkid. Earlier today, who deserve the artiste decade? became a thick cloud of debate amidst many Nigerians on the media. PulseNG then compiled a list of the top 10 artists of the decade. Wizkid[...]

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Employment: NNPC talks oil discovery and Job Creation

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari yesterday, said oil discovery in the nation’s inland basin would spur massive job creation. Speaking at the ninth Practical Nigerian Content Summit in Yenegoa, Kyari said the Nigerian economy would reap from the recent discovery of hydrocarbon deposits in the Kolmani River[...]

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Nigerian Maritime Administration Director to probed for over N200 million Fraud

The Senate Joint Committee on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance on Wednesday, asked the Director-General, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency ( NIMASA) Mr Dakuku Peterside, to appear before it unfailingly on Thursday. The committee is investigating the N263.89 billion illegal security services carried out by the Ocean Marine Solutions Ltd. ( OMLS) at the[...]

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VAT Revenue decreases, shocking reason why

The National Bureau Statistics (NBS) said the federal government generated N275.12 billion Value Added Tax (VAT) in the third quarter of the year (Q3’19). This represents a 12 percent quarter-on-quarter decline when compared to N311.94 billion generated in Q2’19. The Bureau disclosed this in its latest Sectoral Distribution of VAT report. According to NBS, Professional[...]

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Ex Manchester United Manager loses with New Team Tottenham

A brace from Marcus Rashford made sure Jose Mourinho’s return to Old Trafford ended in defeat as Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Wednesday night, Premier League. Going into the game United had failed to win its last three games in all competitions, while Spurs had won their last three since Mourinho replaced Maurizio[...]

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World Bank takes on Poverty in a dramatic way

The World Bank says it will continue to collaborate with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to provide information-based statistics for the Nigerian government to lift the citizens out of poverty. Mr Shubham Chaudhuri, World Bank Country Director, said this on the sideline of the launch of the report of the 4th Wave of General[...]

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Breaking: Hate Speech Bill will not be Passed

Following the public outcry that greeted the hate speech bill, the Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said the Senate won’t pass the proposed anti-free speech bills. Lawan made the disclosure in response to a detailed written protest letter against the hate speech bill and anti-social media bill before the senate by the Human Rights Writers[...]

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UN ranks Nigeria amongst the poorest Shipping Systems

DESPITE Federal Government’s efforts in the fight against maritime environmental degradation and hazards, Nigeria is ranked among countries with the lowest scores on ships that have poor environmental indicators. According to a recent report released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTD, 2019, Nigeria scored 0.38 per cent on vessels fitted with[...]

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American Senator drops out of Presidential Race due to Cash problems

After launching her presidential campaign with a splash in Oakland, California, less than a year ago, California Senator Kamala Harris has made an equally stunning exit, telling supporters that she does not have the resources to continue her 2020 bid. “I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign. “And as the campaign has[...]

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Messi Holds Record winning his Sixth Ballon d’Or Trophy

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has regained the Ballon d’Or crown after winning the 2019 edition in Paris France, to take a record sixth award, pipping Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo, as world best player. The Argentine superstar held off the challenge of Liverpool centre-back Virgil Van Dijk, who recognised he had been beaten by[...]

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Court Sentence Brothers To 1year Prison term or option of 1m fine for N98.7m Ponzi scheme Fraud, far better than punishment for hate crime and stealing a goat

Many victims and casualties of the grand fraud resorted to protesting the judgment of the court concerning the matter. It is rated curious that the two brothers would go away with such a light sentence having defrauded victims to such an alarming tune of money. What is the future of electronic fraud fighting? The present[...]

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Sen. Smart Adeyemi Takes Oath Of Office As Kogi West Senator

Senator Smart Adeyemi, senator representing Kogi West district in the upper arm of Nigeria's legislature has taken the oath of office as lawmaker for his constinutency.  Adeyemi was sworn in during Wednesday's plenary session of the Senate.  He was declared winner of the rerun election in the constituency by the Independent National Electoral Commission after[...]

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Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin resign as CEOs

It's the end of an internet era as Sergei Brin and Larry Page are stepping down as head of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, and ceding management control to Sundar Pichai who will take over as CEO.   Page and Sergey Brin, who co-founded Google more than two decades ago while graduate students at Stanford University, will[...]

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Musician Akon warns against celebrity-backed cryptocurrencies

Senegalese-American singing star Akon has warned against celebrity-endorsed cryptocurrency – as he prepares to launch his own branded Akoin to the world. Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is just one celebrity to have been caught up in a cryptocurrency controversy in recent years for his work with Centra, which claimed to have partnerships with Visa and[...]

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US homeland security to force all travelers to undergo face scans when leaving or entering the United States

The Trump administration is planning to propose face scans for all travelers including U.S. citizens when entering or leaving the United States.    According to the administration's regulatory agenda, the proposed regulation is slated to be issued in July by the Homeland Security Department, would be part of a broader system to track travelers as they[...]

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Breaking: OneCoin Cryptocurrency website taken down for investigation by FBI as Dr. Ruja and all promoters disappears with over $10b worth of investments in biggest global fraud

OneCoin cryptocurrency website has been taken down. OneCoin.eu web page no longer exist. The FBI has ordered the operation to investigate the global fraud involving over $10b that has shaken regulators across the world. Ruja Ignatova called herself the Cryptoqueen. She told people she had invented a cryptocurrency to rival Bitcoin, and persuaded them to[...]

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