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President – Muhammad-Bashir Yahya

Senate Chairman – Roseben C.N. Anyanwu

Congress Chancellor – Jerry-Ogeme Oghenelukome

A SATIRE: HOW TO BECOME A MILLIONAIRE IN NIGERIA

By: Omoya Simult (Caveat: Please engage your sense of humour in reading this article. Sentences may have deeper meanings than what can be readily gleaned on the surface. Or maybe not.) “If you no get money, hide your face,” sang Davido, a billionaire’s son and top musician. In Nigeria, you cannot be addressed as a respectable human being unless you have money. Of course, when we say somebody has money, everyone understands we are talking in millions of naira. If…

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EFCC raids Ambode’s house in Lagos.

Anti-graft operatives on Tuesday morning entered the residence of former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, raiding the building as part of an ongoing corruption investigation. This was confirmed from EFCC spokesperson, Tony Orilade, that Ambode is under a corruption probe, a few months after he left office. Ambode’s residence in his hometown of Epe was being searched around 9.35am. The residence of the former governor’s chief of staff in the same Epe neighbourhood was also searched. Billions of naira were allegedly misappropriated…

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CBN gives banks three months to withdraw mutilated notes.

CBN gives banks three months to withdraw mutilated notes The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has opened a three-month window which ends on September 2, for customers across the country to replace their mutilated naira notes with new ones across all banks. The order is as a result of its resolve to finally replace mutilated, old naira notes in Nigeria, after the failure of banks to heed previous directives. Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Isaac Okoroafor, disclosed this over the weekend…

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Special Tips for UIMSAITES writing MB Examinations

Exam season is upon us once again and most of us are either recovering from a professional exam, writing one or about to write one. Therefore, I think it’s necessary for us to have tips that can help each of us survive and thrive during this period. Find out about the exam Know your enemy – find out as much as you can about the exam itself. Questions to ask include: • How much is the exam worth to your…

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LIVERPOOL EDGE CHELSEA IN UEFA SUPER CUP FINAL

L Adrian saved from Tammy Abraham as Liverpool beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties to win the first all-English UEFA Super Cup following a 2-2 draw in Istanbul. Olivier Giroud gave Frank Lampard’s side a deserved first-half lead on Wednesday, but the introduction of Roberto Firmino as a half-time substitute changed the game for the Reds. Firmino quickly set up Sadio Mane for the equaliser and, in the first period of extra time, the Senegal star smashed home from his team-mate’s…

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PROMISING 20-YEAR OLD FOOTBALLER COMMITS SUICIDE

A 20-year old footballer who once had trials with Manchester United has taken his own life after persistent injury problems halted his progression. Joel Darlington, described as an “exceptional talent”, played for Wales at youth level and trialed with Shrewsbury Town before turning out for Welsh Premier League outfit Bala Town, where he was the academy side’s top scorer in 2016/17. His United trials ended when he suffered a broken arm, while in 2017 a more pressing issue saw scar…

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