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Birthing Purpose Launches Business Forum

Birthing Purpose Launches Business Forum

  “The event is a premiere in its purpose-igniting entrepreneurship series” PRESS RELEASE Lekki, Lagos: Birthing Purpose, a globally positioned social enterprise has officially announced the launch of its pioneer entrepreneurship series called “The Business of Purpose”. The Business of Purpose Series is organising her pioneer meeting; an upcoming event titled “Building a Purpose Driven Enterprise” scheduled for Saturday May ... Read More »

Oloyede to Chair Muslim Media group Ramadan lecture

Oloyede to Chair Muslim Media group Ramadan lecture

Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Secretary-General , Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) will on Saturday chair the 13th Ramadan lecture of Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) Abuja alongside prominent Nigerians. The chapter Chairman, Abdur-Rahman Balogun in a press statement said the lecture will centre on “Fulfilling Electoral Promises” and would be delivered by Dr Musa Olaofe, Missioner, Ansar ud-Deen ... Read More »

Breaking: Senate Confirms Emefiele For Second Term As CBN Governor

Breaking: Senate Confirms Emefiele For Second Term As CBN Governor

The Senate has confirmed Mr Godwin Emefiele for a second term of five years as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) The confirmation followed the adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions presented by Senator Rafiu Adebayo during Thursday’s plenary. In his remarks, the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, urged ... Read More »

Buhari’s victory has demystified Obasanjo, says Oba of Lagos

Buhari’s victory has demystified Obasanjo, says Oba of Lagos

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu on Wednesday said the election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office was a clear proof that no man, but God gives power. Akiolu made the statement when participants of the Senior Executive Course 41 of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, visited him at his palace ... Read More »

Dapo Abiodun gets reports from Economic Transition Committee Work-Groups (See pictures)

Dapo Abiodun gets reports from Economic Transition Committee Work-Groups (See pictures)

By Mikail Mumuni Ogun State Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Monday met with all the team leads of his Economic Transition Committee Work-Groups who came to present their reports, having done a critical assessment and appraisal of the current socio-conomic situation of the state.” *Prince Abiodun with the Deputy Governor -elect* Commenting thereafter, he said “Their presentations gave me deeper ... Read More »

Buhari off to Umrah

Buhari off to Umrah

President Muhammadu Buhari is due to embark on Umrah (lesser hajj) on Thursday. A statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu on Wednesday stated that: “President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to perform the Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) ... Read More »

Opinion: Toxic Voices And Caustic Pens, By Abdulwarees Solanke

Opinion: Toxic Voices And Caustic Pens, By Abdulwarees Solanke

The average newspaper columnist in Nigeria seethes with bitterness; most anchor-men on radio and television are harsh and unsparing in leading discussions on air; the on-line media wizards are in a world without borders lashing ferociously at what is consider unimpressive government performance in our land. All concerned with the stability of our polity are therefore pleading for the tempering ... Read More »

NIMASA commences process to end gas emission on vessels

NIMASA commences process to end gas emission on vessels

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on May 10 had a landmark inaugural installation ceremony of the Thorium-X tablet, a fuel consumption data collection device, on board a Nigerian-flagged fuel tanker vessel, MT KINGIS, commencing the process targeted at ending green-house gas emissions on vessels. The pilot project, which came as fallout of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre ... Read More »

Bringing cervical cancer to an end now a priority of WHO

Bringing cervical cancer to an end now a priority of WHO

The cervical cancer burden falls unequally on Africa, with 19 of the 20 most affected countries on this continent. The disease kills 311 000 women a year worldwide and is the second most common cancer among women in the African region. Yet, cervical cancer is one of the most preventable and curable forms of cancers, through vaccination, early detection and treatment. Bringing cervical cancer to ... Read More »