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UNITY TIMES announces Atiku Abubakar as 2017 Annual Lecture Series Keynote Speaker for October 31

ANIETIE UDOBIT, ABUJA   The Board and Management of Benthel Multimedia Ltd, publishers of UNITY TIMES, has announced the former Nigeria Vice president Alhaji Atiku as Keynote Speaker for 2017 UNITY TIMES Annual Lecture Series holding on Tuesday October 31. The announcement was made in a statement by the Company Chief Executive Officer,

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NERC Fines Ibadan Disco N50m, orders to recover N5.75bn

ANIETIE UDOBIT, ABUJA   The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission,NERC has fined Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company plc, IEDC a sum of N50m, and directed the company to recover the sum of N5.7bn being the balance of the inappropriate loan of N6bn granted by the utility to IEDMG, the core investor in Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company

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Coalition Tackles Sowore, Sahara Reporters over Emeka Offor

By JAMES EZEMA  An amalgamation of coalition of civil society organisations has urged the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, to first finish his many defamation legal battles in courts before opening a new legal war front with Nigerian oil magnate, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Sir Emeka Offor. The groups, under the Joint

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Prison Congestion: CJs Have Powers to Release Detainees – Falana

By CHRIS EKEKE Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has countered the assertion that the state Chief Judges lack constitutional powers to pardon or grant amnesty to prisoners. Sebastine Hon (SAN) had stated on Monday that “The practice of chief judges, particularly of the states, granting pardon or amnesty to offenders has been going on for quite

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FG to Sanction MDAs over Workshop on Executive Order

The Federal Government has issued another directive to the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government to immediately resume the conduct of the Focus Workshop on the Operationalization of the Executive Order No. 001, 2017 on the Promotion of Transparency and Efficiency in the Business Environment beginning from Wednesday 30th August 2017 or

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Kashamu Dares PDP, Says Ogun Caretaker Committee Won’t Stand

BY CHRIS EKEKE Senator Buruji Kashamu representing Ogun East Senatorial District, yesterday said the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee for Ogun State that was newly constituted by the national leadership of the party, will not stand. The senator, who described the setting up of the committee as illegal said there was a standing court order

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