Recreation centre marks two years anniversary









By Rarzack Olaegbe   UPBEAT Recreation Center in Lekki, Lagos has celebrated two years of existence The anniversary was celebrated with tourists from far and near in the country and diaspora. Describing the anniversary, the Operation Manager of the recreation centre, Siamanta Van-Labeke said it phenomenon and amazing. She said UPBEAT has been able to …

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‘VAT increase will add to our burden’

Our Reporter   National Union of Chemical Footwear, Rubber, Leather and Non-Metallic Products Employees, NUCFRLANMPE, has rejected the Federal Government’s proposed Value Added Tax (VAT) increase from five per cent to 7.2 per cent. Speaking with reporters in Lagos, the National President of the union, Comrade Goke Olatunji, said border closure is already taking its …

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Union seeks tight measures to tackle pilfering in ports

Our Reporter   Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has called on security agencies operating at the seaports to put in place measures to tackle the menace of stealing and breaching of cargoes by miscreants. They urged the Nigerian ports police as well as the terminal operators and security personnel to initiate tight security measures, …

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Preparing for future change at workplace

Labour experts have urged workers to prepare themselves for the challenges posed by technological advancement, climate change and globalisation. TOBA AGBOOLA examines what organisations need to do to prepare the workforce for the future.   The workplace of the future is undergoing a fundamental transformation because of technological disruption, high level of skills among others. …

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Boosting economic growth through clusters

Clustering is one strategy being promoted  to help  transform the economy as experts mull measures to advance industrialisation. Clustering was an highpoint at the Farm2Fork Dialogue held in Ilorin, Kwara State, writes DANIEL ESSIET.   Agriculture powered by industrialisation will help raise incomes and productivity of farmers. It will also lower food prices and improve …

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Bringing Japan’s rice experience to Nigeria

To the Federal Government rice is a strategic commodity because of its importance to food security and to generating employment and incomes for the nation. Against this backdrop, Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), Asia Chapter has mounted a campaign to boost farmers’ rice-producing capabilities, DANIEL ESSIET reports   Rice is one of the most-consumed staples …

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Europa League: Manchester United Vs AZ Alkmaar 4 – 0 – (Full Time )

Manchester United will secure top spot in their Europa League group with a victory over AZ Alkmaar on Thursday night. The Reds currently top Group L after five games and have already qualified for the knock-out phase, but Alkmaar travel to Old Trafford in the knowledge that a win will see them overtake United in …

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“Sex Without Loud Moaning Produces Inactive Children” – Prophetess

‘Sex without loud moaning produces inactive children’- Akwa Ibom female pastor says Music Minister and General Overseer of the City of Praise WorldWide Prophetic Ministeries, Prophetess Patience Akpabio has advised women to moan out loud when their husbands smashes their ‘Calabash’ In the Facebook post dated December 2, Prophetess Akpabio, who refers to her own …

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