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Heavy explosions, gun duel rock Damaturu

Heavy explosions, gun duel rock Damaturu

Multiple bomb explosions rocked Damaturu, the Yobe State capital on Sunday killing at least six soldiers and two civilians, including a suspected suicide bomber. Many other people sustained various degrees of injuries in the attacks suspected to have been orchestrated by the Boko Haram Islamic sect. Reports said that the attackers hit patrol vehicles belonging […]

Mimiko raises alarm over massive card purchase by opposition

Mimiko raises alarm over massive card purchase by opposition

The campaign organization of Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has raised alarm over massive purchase of Voters’ Cards by the opposition. The Organisation while making this disclosure in a release by its Director of Publicity, Mr. Kolawole Olabisi, decried what it termed a surreptitious attempt by the opposition to rig the forthcoming election. whittle down the expected […]

We are committed to cleaning-up Ogoni, says Minister

We are committed to cleaning-up Ogoni, says Minister

The Minister of Environment; Hajiya Hadiza Mailafia, has said that her ministry and Petroleum Resources are working to ensure the implementation of the report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the Ogoniland, home to a large number of oil production facilities has been ravaged by decades of oil spill, leaving the land and […]

Boko Haram: NANS condemns killings during Ramadan

Boko Haram: NANS condemns killings during Ramadan

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has condemned the spate of killings by members of the dreaded Boko Haram group in the holy month of Ramadan. The association, in a statement issued by its National President, Comrade Dauda Mohammed, said the Islamist terrorist group appeared not to understand the essence of the holy month […]

FCTA gets $500m to complete Abuja light rail in 2015

FCTA gets $500m to complete Abuja light rail in 2015

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has said that it would ensure completion of the Abuja Light Rail project by 2015. The administration said completion of the project was predicated on the newly secured loan of $500m from the Chinese which was earlier approved in 2007 by the Administration of President Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua. Speaking […]

Demolition: No going back on Mpape says FCT Minister

Demolition: No going back on Mpape says FCT Minister

Despite public outcry against an impending demolition exercise of 19 villages including Mpape, a suburb of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, and the FCT administration said it has intensified sensitization and consultation with village chiefs and residents of the affected villages as 10,288 illegal structures have been marked in Mpape for demolition. FCT Minister, Senator Bala […]

Wealth Nuggets

Wealth Nuggets

It doesn’t matter how great the potential is in the seed; if you don’t put it in good soil, it won’t take root and grow – Joel Osteen Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day, while failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. It’s the accumulative […]

Making money from sachet/bottled table water production

Making money from sachet/bottled table water production

Making money from sachet/bottled table water production Introduction When one looks at many packaged water brands in the market and companies behind them, one would conclude that the business is saturated. One would also conclude that the business does not generate much income or profits. However, from the research conducted by the writer and other […]

Property Mart

Property Mart

Property Mart For the Lagos area as at Thur 02-08-12 A. Building materials Cement: Dangote Cement per bag of 50 kg————– N1,900 Burham Cement per bag of 50kg—————N1,900 Elephant Cement…………………………………………N1,850 Sandcrete blocks 6 inches sandcrete block —N120 9 .. .. .. .. .. —-N140 Sand Sand per tipper load——N12,000 Sharp sand (double)——N22,000 Gravel (single) ————-N18,000 […]

From insurance to accounting

From insurance to accounting

From insurance to accounting Dear Editor, I am an OND holder in Insurance but I want to go for an HND or BSc in accounting. Sir, can I really make it? Please recommend a school to me. Tony Arabe, 08032119664. Dear Tony, Both Insurance and Accounting are related courses and I do not think that […]