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Enugu IGR hits N700m monthly

Enugu State Government says that its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) has risen from N450 million to N700 million monthly due to improved collection system. The Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mrs Eucharia Uche-Offor, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Enugu. Uche-Offor said that the increase […]

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Sexual Assault charge: Cosby ordered to trial

Popular comedian, Bill Cosby has been ordered to face trial on accusations of sexual assault by a Pennsylvania judge. Judge Elizabeth McHugh who made the order on Tuesday, found that prosecutors presented enough evidence to support allegations that he drugged and assaulted a woman in 2004. The judge rejected arguments from Cosby’s defense lawyers that […]

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Supply meters to electricity consumers, Emefiele tells DISCOs as CBN disburses Electricity Market Stabilisation Facility

Amechi Obiakpu   Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has called on all Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to ensure that all electricity consumers are supplied with meters. This, he said, will ensure that revenue realised will equate the amount of electricity consumed. Emefiele stated this over the weekend during the “4th […]

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Manchester United sacks Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal has been sacked as Manchester United manager, with the club bringing the Dutchman’s two-year reign to an end on Monday, reports from England said. “Van Gaal led United to the FA Cup on Saturday but it wasn’t enough to save him after he failed to qualify for the Champions League and received […]

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Work resumes today after fuel price strike

Work resumes this morning across the country following the suspension, on Sunday evening, of the strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to resist the new price of petrol. NLC President Ayuba Wabba announced the suspension of the strike after an emergency meeting of its organs – the National Working Committee and the National […]

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CSR: Etisalat Boosts Local Manpower with Postgraduate internship programme

In furtherance of its aim to develop indigenous manpower in the Nigerian telecommunication industry, Etisalat Nigeria, has rolled out another set of postgraduate students of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria as part of its 2015/16 Etisalat Telecommunication Engineering Postgraduate Programme (ETEPP). The course intakes were unveiled during the closing ceremony of the 2016 edition of the […]