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OPEC will keep outputs high – Global traders

Saudi Arabia and the other big Middle East oil producers in OPEC will keep pumping hard to build market share despite mounting over-supply that has brought prices to six-year lows, the world’s top traders say. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries probably will not change tack and trim output even if it means prices stay low for a long ... Read More »

Wike condemns MASSOB protest in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has warned that his administration would not tolerate a repeat of the protest embarked upon by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra. Members and supporters of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra and the IPOB had on Tuesday demonstrated in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Both MASSOB ... Read More »

Tribunal orders fresh gov elections in 18 A’Ibom LGs

The Akwa Ibom State Governorship Tribunal has ordered for a rerun of the governorship election in the state. The Tribunal ordered Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct re-run elections in 18 local government areas of the state. There are 31 LGs in Akwa Ibom. Read More »

Buhari appoints Mahmood Yakubu INEC Chair

President Mohammadu Buhari on Wednesday appointed Professor Mahmood Yakubu as the new chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Yakubu who is taking over from the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Mrs. Bala Zakari, was the former Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND. The president also appointed other five national commissioners including Zakari. The appointments followed ... Read More »

UNICEF targets 10m Nigerian children in global hand-washing awareness

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has announced that it will reach at least 10 million Nigerians through high profile hand-washing demonstrations in schools and communities, mass rallies, road shows, airing of jingles on radio and television, and dissemination of hand-washing messages on U-Report, Facebook and Twitter. A statement on Thursday, signed by Doune Porter, UNICEF Chief of Communication, said ... Read More »

Govt is committed to reducing burden of diseases in Lagos – Ambode

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has stated that the need to prevent and reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases in the state informed the just-concluded State Wellness Week Programme. The programme is an integrated free awareness and screening exercise for non-communicable diseases of hypertension, diabetes, breast,cervical and prostate cancers. Mrs. Ambode, who stated this Wednesday, at ... Read More »

40 Low Start-up Businesses That Can Make You Rich

Author: Dare Dickson-Afeni & Andy Evbuomwan Publisher: Not Indicated Date of Publication: 2006 Pages: 141 Reviewer: Lanre Oyetade (0803 942 8648)   The authors believe that entrepreneurship is the ideal harbinger of real wealth and to this end, they have written a start-up series on small businesses as an encouragement to Nigerians –both young and old – and indeed all ... Read More »

Overcoming limiting money beliefs

There is a secret psychology to money. Most people don’t know about it. That’s why most people never become financially successful. A lack of money is not the problem; it is merely a symptom of what’s going on inside you   Harv Eker  Limiting beliefs are thoughts ingrained in our consciousness either to the effect that something good is difficult, ... Read More »

What do you see? The me I see is the me I’ll be – Anonymous

It is an incontestable fact that what you see in the mind i.e. what you envision, is what you ultimately become. And the process is quite simple: What you envision is the picture you feed your subconscious, which is what actually drives your conscious thoughts, speech and action, and ultimately decides the results you have in life. As a matter ... Read More »

Africa: Decisive moment for democracy –  John Kerry

Washington, DC — Last May, I shared in an extraordinary moment. I had the privilege, together with many leaders from across Africa, of bearing witness to the first peaceful, democratic transition of power between two parties in Nigeria. I traveled to Lagos earlier this year to emphasize that for the United States, Nigeria is an increasingly important strategic partner with ... Read More »