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Number of unemployed Nigerians rises from 17.6m to 20.9m in 9 months – NBS

Data made available by the National Bureau of Statistics have shown that the number of unemployed Nigerians has risen to 20.9 million from 17.6 million within the space of nine months. The report, which was released on Wednesday, contained the employment trends from Q4 2017 to Q3 2018. According to the report, the working-age population (people between 15 – 64 ...

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Photos: Uyo court sentences three women to two years in prison for attempted sale of a human being

NAPTIP has secured conviction as Federal High Court Uyo sentenced Emem Udo Etim Okon, Uduak Ekpeyong, and Imaobong Nyong to two years imprisonment for the attempted sale of a human being, an act contrary to sections 21 and 29 of the TIPPEA 2015.

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Buhari presents N8.83trillion budget proposal for 2019

by Agunbiade Sanya December 19, 2018, 2:46 pm183Comments President Muhammadu Buhari has presented N8.83trillion budget proposal for 2019 to a joint session of the National Assembly, NASS. Buhari was accompanied to the National Assembly by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday. Buhari presents N8.83trillion budget proposal for 2019 Loud ovation and encomiums heralded Buhari’s arrival ...

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2019 Budget: You’re On TV, Comport Yourselves – Buhari Cautions Lawmakers Over ‘Booing’

There was mild drama at the National Assembly as President Muhamamdu Buhari who was presenting the 2019 Budget and was booed by the lawmakers, urged them to behave themselves.  P While speaking at the joint session of the National Assembly during the 2019 Budget presentation on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari, cautioned lawmakers to comport themselves as they are on television and ...

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Nigerian Singer, Runtown Reportedly Banned From Entering US

Runtown’s estranged music record label boss, Johnson Adumike has sabotaged his US visa, hence a ban placed on him.  RFresh reports have indicated that Nigerian singer, Douglas Jack Agu has been banned from entering the United States. According to Johnson Adumike, the General Manager of his erstwhile record label, Eric Many Entertainment, Runtown and his brother’s secured the US visa though ...

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”Thank you for elevating me to the club of motherhood” – Vivian Chiologi-Shittu who welcomed her first child at 51, appreciates God as she turns a year older today

Beauty entrepreneur and socialite, Vivian Chiologi-Shittu is all about appreciating God this morning as she turns a year older. Married to top NFF licensed player agent, John Shittu in 2016, Vivian and he hubby waited for two years before having a child. She had her baby girl in April this year at 51. Vivian is turning 52 today and she took ...

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Lagos company rejects male corp member who applied for a job with them, demanded for “two gorgeous female corp members”

A company in Lagos actually wrote to NYSC rejecting the male corper they sent to them for the one-year mandatory service. According to the company, they are in need of two gorgeous females.

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What does El Rufai mean by this tweet?

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NBA President, Paul Usoro, arrives court for arraignment on money laundering charges (photos)

Paul Usoro(SAN), who is the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, has arrived at the Federal High Court in Lagos for his arraignment on money laundering charges. Mr Usoro was accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of converting and laundering a sum of N1.4 billion belonging to the Akwa Ibom State Government.     Quite a number of lawyers led by ...

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How Davido Traveled To Seven Countries, Violated Other NYSC Bye-Laws

Even though he willingly decided to take part in the National Youth Service Corps scheme earlier this year, Davido ended up breaking some of the scheme’s bye-laws. A Punch Metro report has shown that the National Youth Service Corps says it has communicated with popular musician, David Adeleke aka Davido, over his activities during his service year. The NYSC Director ...

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