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Incredible! PPPRA Sets Petrol Price Between N209.61 & N212.61

ABUJA – Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has increased the pump price of petrol to N212.61 a litre for March 2021. PPPRA announced late Thursday, March 11, 2021 that the retail price for a litre of petrol for the month will be between N209.61 and N212.61. The ex-depot price, …

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HEALTHCARE MAY BECOME FASTEST GROWING SECTOR IN NIGERIAN ECONOMY –  OSINBAJO

LAGOS – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said that investments in top medical care and the overall healthcare sector in Nigeria is set to birth one of “the fastest growth areas in a resurgent Nigerian economy”. According to a release e-signed and made available to StarTrend Int’l & online …

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Why European Countries Suspend Use Of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine

According to a report by The Guardian World, several countries have suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine on Thursday, March 11, 2021 over blood clot fears, prompting Europe’s medical agency to quickly reassure the public there were no known health risks linked to the jab. The Guardian World reported that …

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LAWMAKERS, STAKEHOLDERS LAUD GOV ABIODUN’S LANDMARK ACHIEVEMENT

AYETORO-YEWA – Lawmakers and stakeholders have commended the inclusiveness style of governance, being operated by Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun since the inception of his administration which has given the people a sense of belonging. According to a release e-signed and made available to StarTrend Int’l & online – …

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I S L A M & R E L I G I O U S I M P E R I A L I S M

Opinion By Chief Tola Adeniyi I was named Muhammadu Saheed on the 8th day of my birth. I was boarded in a Quran school at age 4 and graduated at age 10 with a talk-of-the-town Wolimat ceremony in Ago-Iwoye. I have also had the privilege of performing the Hadj in …

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MICRO FINANCE SCHEME FOR OGUN WOMEN COMING SOON – GOV. ABIODUN

ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said that a micro finance scheme that will boost the economic power of Ogun women will soon be rolled out. Governor Abiodun made this revelation in Abeokuta at the commemoration of 2021 International Women’s Day with the theme, “Women in …

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OGUN EMPOWERS WOMEN IN COMMEMORATION OF 2021 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

ABEOKUTA – In commemoration of this year’s International Women’s Day in Ogun state, no fewer than fifty women selected from various Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) were empowered with items ranging from Deep freezers, Grinding machines, Standing Hair Dryers, Industrial Cooking Gas, as well as Sewing Machines. Governor Dapo Abiodun, who was …

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Fidelity Bank Reaffirms Support For CBN’s New FX Policy Push, Targets Improved Diaspora Remittance Inflows

LAGOS – Fidelity Bank Plc, a leading Nigerian Bank has restated its readiness to continually support the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) efforts to engender sustainable economic development by significantly improving diaspora remittances and foreign exchange (FX) inflows into the country. According to a release e-signed and made available to …

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How UBA Hits N132bn Profit Target, Delivers Double-Digit Growth In Gross Earnings

LAGOS – The Group Managing Director/CEO of United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), a Pan-African financial institution, Kennedy Uzoka has said that the year 2020 was important for UBA Group, as it gained further market share in most of its countries of operation. Uzoka was speaking on the heels of …

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OGHA Confirms Remilekun Olaopa As Member Of OGSIEC

By Raymond Osho ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State House of Assembly has confirmed the nomination of the Governor Dapo Abiodun’s nominee, Mrs. Remilekun Olaopa as a member of the State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) having screened and found her eligible and suitable for the position. The confirmation was sequel to …

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