Why I’m still single at 30 –Adenike Adegbite

How’s the year been for you? So far so good, it’s been great but it will definitely get better. Can we meet you? I run the Trillion-Bucks Company; a media, marketing and events management company in Nigeria. I’m also the Founder of F-art-shion Show; Fashion and Beauty Business- FABB Series, an initiative aimed at developing the science of fashion and beauty business in Nigeria. Take us into your growing up years? I’m from a family of seven including my step- mum. I am the first child. I have two sisters…

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Stakeholders laud move to review port concession

Having operated the port for 10 years under the landlord model introduced in 2006, port industry operators have said that the reported plan by the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to review the programme would reposition ports to meet the envisaged targets and become the hub port in West and Central Africa sub-region. Importers, clearing agents and port users have lauded the plan, noting that it would revolutionise cargo clearance procedures, saying if properly implemented, the seaports will no longer see as storage facilities and warehouses but will…

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Buhari: I’ll tackle economic crisis like Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that the Federal Government will tackle the current economic crisis in the country with the seriousness it handled the issue of Boko Haram in the North-East. The President stated this yesterday at the presidential villa, Abuja while launching the Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP). The document articulates 60 strategies that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government intends to achieve between 2017 and 2020 to revamp the economy and ensure national cohesion. Buhari has already set up a special delivery unit in the presidency that…

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‘Explosion’ imminent in Nigerian prisons -Investigation

•68, 259 inmates held across formations •Governors’ inaction, dearth of hangmen worsen situation Never has the need for the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency in the Nigerian Prisons sector become more compelling than now. Reason? Investigations show that the country may be facing imminent ‘population explosion’ in prisons. Nothing can be further from this grim reality, as the population of inmates across prisons today, stands at 68, 259. Out of this number, 46,351 are awaiting trial, while 21, 903 others are convicts of different categories including those…

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