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Thinking out of the box way out of country’s challenges – PGF DG

The Director-General Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman, says thinking out of the box is the way to addressing the country’s challenges. Lukman said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, adding that there was a need for everyone to take responsibility to move the country forward. “We need to take responsibility where …

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Buhari celebrates VP Osinbajo at 64, describes him as reliable, dedicated deputy

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as “a reliable and dedicated deputy, who is not only admirably competent, but also exudes confidence and passion in the performance of his job.” Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s spokesman, in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, quoted Buhari as saying this in a message to celebrate …

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Towards driving economic growth from SMEs perspective in Lagos

By Timi Olubiyi SMALL and medium-sized enterprises, MSMEs, are generally regarded as the engine of economic growth in developing economies. Similarly, a large concentration of SMEs, including micro and nano businesses, are easily noticeable in Lagos State the economic hub of Nigeria. The state enjoys a high presence of SMEs, Micro and Nano businesses more …

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Myanmar military carries out overnight raids following demonstrations

The military in Myanmar on Sunday night reportedly deployed troops in hospitals and universities and arrested people during raids in several townships in the country’s largest city, Yangon. According reports by local media including Myanmar Now, Mizzima News and Radio Free Asia, the military deployed troops in over 10 hospitals across the country, including in …

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FG, stakeholders synergise to up-scale sorghum production, dominate int’l market

close up of Jowar (Sorghum) with wooden spoon.; Shutterstock ID 278569178; PO: today – food By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja As Nigeria currently occupies third place in global sorghum production after the United States of America and India, the Federal Government and stakeholders, weekend, synergized and brainstormed to up-scale sorghum production and how to dominate …

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‘You are a mentor, godly leader’, Ogunsan extols Osinbajo at 64

Ogunsan and Osinbajo The Chairman of Executive Group and Board Member, Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr Ayo Ogunsan, has heaped praises on the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, describing him as ‘a mentor and godly leader with unparalleled features’. As encomium continues to pour in from  eminent Nigerians …

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National Theatre turnaround: Private touch will be Midas touch

By Osa Amadi The government, in this part of our world, has never been good managers of anything. Government businesses and properties are regarded as nobody’s business or property and therefore allowed to fall and waste, or even run aground by citizens who are employed to manage those businesses and properties. Interestingly, and it has …

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Edo APC decries increasing destitutes on Benin streets

Nigeria map indicating Edo State The Edo chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday blamed the alarming increase in the population of destitute, beggars, lunatics and children roaming the streets of Benin on the collapse of Edo rehabilitation facilities. Retired Col. David Imuse, Chairman of the state Caretaker Committee of the party, said …

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