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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Sierra Leone anti-graft body seeks to quiz ex-president

Ernest Bai Koroma Sierra Leonean anti-corruption investigators requested to interview ex-president Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday, a spokesman said, after the government pledged to recover funds allegedly embezzled under his watch. The move follows the end of a year-long graft probe into Koroma and his former ministers in March, which found that …

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NAF immortalises late Arotile, other fallen heroes

Tolulope Arotile The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Wednesday in Abuja, immortalises some of its fallen heroes and officers including late Tolulope Arotile, for their contributions to the country. The Director of Administration, NAF, AVM Aliyu Pani, says it is the tradition of the service to immortalise its fallen heroes …

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Barcelona boss Koeman confirms Dest medical

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has confirmed Sergino Dest is having a medical with the club ahead of a potential move from Ajax. The 19-year-old United States international has been strongly linked with a €25million move to either Barca or Bayern Munich, but it appears the Catalan club have won the …

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NCC tips robust ICT infrastructure to calibrate economy

By Juliet Umeh Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta, has said that the Commission will continue to promote and facilitate the expansion of robust broadband/Information and Communication Technology, ICT, infrastructure across the country. Danbatta gave the assurance in a presentation titled “Communication Technology for …

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Insurance leaders should be flexible— Experts

By Rosemary Onuoha Operators in the insurance industry have been charged to step up and make the sector more welcoming, structured and flexible. Speaking at the 2020 Dive-in-Festival in Nigeria themed “Promoting Inclusion & Diversity in the Nigerian Insurance Industry for a Quantum Leap”, Founder, Funmi Omo Initiative, and former …

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Maryland Mall now Purple Maryland

By Rosemary Onuoha The Purple Group has announced a change of the name of Maryland Mall to Purple Maryland, and the new identity will be unveiled on October 1, alongside the Independence celebrations. The reason, according to the company, is to tap into the general ‘green’ independence culture that surrounds …

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Zazzau kingmakers begin fresh selection process

…As govt decries leaked Royal memo By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Kingmakers of Zazzau Emirate are currently engaged in a fresh process to recommend candidates for the office of the 19th Fulani Emir of Zazzau, the Secretary to the Kaduna State Government, SSG, Balarabe Abbas Lawal has disclosed. Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser …

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