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40m Nigerian Youths Still Unemployed – NECA

40m Nigerian Youths Still Unemployed – NECA

Director-General of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr Olusegun Oshinowo, yesterday revealed that over 40 million Nigerian youths remained unemployed, in spite of the Federal Government’s efforts at reducing unemployment. Speaking with newsmen shortly after inspecting facilities at Ruff’n and Tumbles Clothings in Lagos, Oshinowo said the idea of Nigerian youths seeking white collar jobs would never take them ... Read More »

Abortion ban drives pregnant teens to suicide

Abortion ban drives pregnant teens to suicide

El Salvador’s ban on abortion is driving hundreds of girls who become pregnant after being raped to commit suicide every year because they see no other option, a government official said. Leading cause of suicide Teenage pregnancy is one of the leading causes of suicide in the Central American country of 6 million people. Three out of eight maternal deaths ... Read More »

94.5kg of indian hemp seized in Anambra

94.5kg of indian hemp seized in Anambra

Awka – The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has siezed 94.5 kilogrammes of cannabis from drug dealers at Onitsha main market in Anambra. Sule Momodu, the agency’s Commander in the state, told journalists on Thursday in Awka that it was its “biggest” drugs seizure in the state this year. The commander also said that 37 cartons of syringes used ... Read More »

EFCC can be world-class, says expert

EFCC can be world-class, says expert

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has the potential of becoming one of the best law enforcement agencies in the world, a justice expert has said. Colin Walker, consultant and lead trainer with the Justice For All (J4A), made the assertion during the graduation ceremony of the first batch of trainees from the J4A programme at the EFCC Academy, ... Read More »

Breaking News: Mass Protest At Total Main Office In Rivers State

Breaking News: Mass Protest At Total Main Office In Rivers State

There is mass protest in front of the Total offices in Rivers State has broken out. According to the information received the protest seemed to have happened as a surprise to the authorities with the oil multinational company. The protesters were said to be the people of Egi in Rivers State who were unhappy with the failure of the Oil ... Read More »

How To Get Your Female Boss To Like You

How To Get Your Female Boss To Like You

You know you are the smartest chic in office and can give a helluva time to others. Your female colleagues are probably jealous and you can give quite a hard time to the men. Clearly you’re the blue-eyed girl at the work place. But hang on. Does the lady at the top think the same about you? It could be ... Read More »

Court Freezes Aliko Dangote Younger Brother’s Accounts In 20 Banks

Court Freezes Aliko Dangote Younger Brother’s Accounts In 20 Banks

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday restrained twenty commercial banks in Nigeria from honouring any withdrawal cheque from Sani Dangote, younger brother of the richest black man, Aliko Dangote and his companies, Dansa Foods Limited and Bulk Pack Services Limited. Mr. Sani Dangote The restraining order, according to the trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, is to be in ... Read More »

How Lagos nursing mother contracted Ebola virus – Doctor

How Lagos nursing mother contracted Ebola virus – Doctor

A medical doctor has revealed how a nursing mother contracted the deadly Ebola virus at a Lagos hospital. PUNCH Metro learnt that the woman was the patient who visited the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation staff clinic on Muri Okunola Street in the Victoria Island area of Lagos. NNPC had issued a press statement on Friday, saying that the clinic would ... Read More »

US sends Ebola drug to Liberia, West Africa

US sends Ebola drug to Liberia, West Africa

In a bid to curb the Ebola Virus, Liberia will receive an untested experimental drug, ZMapp, to treat people infected with Ebola, the Liberian government says. United States company that makes the experimental drug said Monday it has sent all its available supplies following a request to the US from Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The World Health Organization said ... Read More »

US wins the right to seize $480bn of General Abacha’s wealth looted from Nigeria

US wins the right to seize $480bn of General Abacha’s wealth looted from Nigeria

WASHINGTON has won a court case authorising the US government to seize $480m worth of cash owned by former Nigerian dictator General Sani Abacha who died in 1998. General Abacha has siphoned the money abroad and deposited it in banks across France, Ireland, the UK and the Channel Islands. In March this year, the US won the right to freeze ... Read More »

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