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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Meet Alabi Samson, Founder/Ceo Starwise Group

“Believe in your dream, work towards it, keep the consistency without any thought of giving up. Deafen your ears and blind your eyes to people’s negativity and put God first.” These we’re the words of serial entrepreneur, Engr. Alabi Samson Ayobami, Founder/CEO, Starwise Group, in a chat with Vanguard. It is not all the time we see integrity, brilliance, capacity, ... Read More »

Navy Arrests 130 Vessels For Maritime Crime

The Nigerian Navy has arrested about 130 vessels for crimes perpetrated in the maritime sector and other activities between 2018 and February, 28, 2019. According to the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, the arrests were made following the recent enhancement of the navy’s surveillance capability. He stated this while hosting the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Hassan ... Read More »

5 Savings Tips For Women In Their Twenties

Your twenties are an exciting time, as you wrap up your studies, embark on your career and perhaps even start a family. But as a woman, it is especially important that you begin saving and investing towards your future now, especially in today’s tough economic times. Citadel Advisory Partner Anelisa Mti says that with the cost of living on the rise, it ... Read More »

Smoking Tied To Artery Disease In African-Americans

African-Americans who smoke cigarettes are more likely than those who don’t smoke to develop peripheral artery disease, a U.S. study suggests. Smoking has long been linked to increased risk for peripheral artery disease (PAD), which restricts blood flow to the extremities and can lead to mobility limitations, amputations and heart attacks. Even though African-Americans are almost three times more likely ... Read More »

Ola Aina May Have To Return To Chelsea – Survey

AS Torino in-form defender, Ola Aina may not find it straight forwarded in his desire to seal a full contract with the Italian Serie A side, as a fresh survey has revealed that he will be recalled by his parent club, Chelsea. Although recent reports stated the possibility of an agreement between The Blues and Torino, on account of a ... Read More »

US Airstrike Kills 35 Al-Shabaab Fighters In Somalia

The U.S. Military said on Monday that it has killed thirty-five Al-Shabaab fighters in a recent air strike in central Somalia. U.S. Africa command said in a statement, the strike took place near Beledweyne, Hiran region where the militants were transitioning between locations in a rural area. The United States carries out regular air strikes in Somalia in support of ... Read More »

We Won’t Recognise Buhari As President Beyond May 29 – CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties has vowed not to recognise Buhari as Nigeria’s President beyond May 29, 2019. The CUPP said the opposition parties would ensure, within civil means, that Buhari did not enjoy what they called a stolen mandate based on his declaration as the winner of last Saturday’s presidential election. The coalition’s national spokesman, Imo Ugochinyere, made ... Read More »

Govt Revenue Drops By N42bn As FAAC Allocates N610bn

This was disclosed shortly after the end of the Federation Account Allocation Committee meeting held on Wednesday at the headquarters of the Ministry of Finance in Abuja. The meeting was attended by the commissioners of finance of the 36 states of the federation and representatives of revenue generating agencies. Addressing journalists shortly after the meeting, the Accountant-General of the Federation, ... Read More »

I’ll Run An Inclusive Government – Buhari pledges

Says election not war; promises to restructure economy Why I rejected Buhari’s re-election — Atiku; PDP kicks, calls for re-run Faults PDP’s margin of victory in states outside S/E, S/S How and why Buhari won ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday that election is neither war nor a do-or-die affair and promised to run an inclusive government in his second term ... Read More »

Why Religion Is Dangerous For Politics In Nigeria

GENERAL Overseers such as Apostle Suleman, Bishop Oyedepo, Pastor Joshua Iginla, and even the current CAN president were allegedly spotted in Ibadan preaching that Christians shouldn’t vote for the incumbent president. And I ask: Is God a PDP? The emergence of coalition of Christian leaders in the 2019 elections, as a political wing of PDP, is dangerous. The Christian coalition ... Read More »