By IAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2014
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Published on March 13, 2014 by pmnews   ·   No Comments Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has authorized a forensic audit of the NNPC, the state energy company, the presidency said on Wednesday, after weeks of public uproar over an alleged $20 billion in missing s...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 12th, 2014
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When I heard the Learn’d Astronomer – Walt Whitman WHEN I heard the learn’d astronomer;When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me;When I was shown the charts and the diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them;When I, sitting, heard the astronomer, where he lectur...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 12th, 2014
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• Agencies’ debts to be deducted at source  The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) yesterday set a target of 4,500Mega Watts (MW) by June for the Generation and Distribution companies and 6,000Mw by December this year. The new target is a reversal of the 10,000Mw earlier...
By IAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2014
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The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has said the different grades of crude from its members rose by an average of 70 cents in February, to settle slightly above $105 per barrel. It said cold weather, supply disruptions and geopolitical factors helped to push oil markets higher. T...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 12th, 2014
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“By the time you read this, I would have been dead.” That was the text the late Oladipupo Ige allegedly sent to his mother’s mobile phone on that fateful day. His mother, it was learnt, did not get the text in time because her phone was off. Several minutes later, Oladipupo was foun...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 12th, 2014
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THE Federal Government’s drive to increase wheat production will translate to about N42billion by farmers, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said. He said the measure would rersult in the creation of an estimated one million jobs, especially in the nor...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 12th, 2014
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Every parent wants his child to be educated. But where the school becomes a killing field, what would parents do? This is the dilemma in which parents in Yobe State schools now find themselves. Many are withdrawing their children from school because of Boko Haram attacks in which hundreds of pupils h...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 12th, 2014
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A graduating student of the Delta State University (DELSU), Obiaka Megwai, has been stabbed to death by an admission seeker, Victor Chukwudi Osodi, following an argument over N50 to buy fuel. PHILIP OKORODUDU (Graduating student of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering) and ESE OKODUWA (30...
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Mar 12th, 2014
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The successful auctioning of the 2.3gigahertz (GHz) spectrum and licensing of infrastructure service providers (Infracos) in the country, will speed up the transformation of the nation’s economy into a knowledge economy, the Executive Vice Chairman, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),...
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Vitafoam Nigeria Plc has continued to maintain a profitability streak through its expansionist strategy despite complains of operating in a restrictive business environment. It’s Chairman, Dr. Bamidele Makanjuola, who stated this at the 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos, said turn-over...