Thursday 14 September 2017

Nigeria finally retakes ownership of Ajaokuta steel, Itakpe mining Companies – Fayemi

Nigeria has recovered ownership of Ajaokuta Steel Company, ASC, and National Iron Ore Mining Company Limited, NIOMCO, Itakpe, following the resolution of a protracted legal dispute.

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at the maiden meeting of the National Council on Mining and Mineral Resources Development.

BREAKING: We are not aware of LAUTECH’s resumption, ASUU, SSANU say

The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, and other workers’ unions in the university, have said they are not aware of the resumption of the institution, which has been scheduled for Friday, September 15.

New Video: Water & Fire By Bisola & Jeff

Following up on the their wave-making new song, Water & Fire, Big Brother Naija Runners-Up, Bisola Aiyeola and ex-Project Fame West African winner, Jeff Akoh have released visuals for the new tune.

Bitcoin Is A Fraud That Will Blow Up, Says America's Bank JP Morgan Boss

Bitcoin is a fraud that will ultimately blow up, according to JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon, who said the digital currency was only fit for use by drug dealers, murderers and people living in places such as North Korea.

Speaking at a conference in New York, the boss of America’s biggest bank said he would fire “in a second” anyone at the investment bank found to be trading in bitcoin. “For two reasons: it’s against our rules, and they’re stupid. And both are dangerous.”

Shocking! Apple iPhone X will be 39% more expensive in India

Apple unveiled three new and expensive iPhones but these devices will be even more expensive in the country. India is among those markets wherein the price difference is on a much higher side, compared to the US.

Resident Doctors Suspend Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended the strike action it embarked upon a week ago, after hours of a secret meeting with the Minister of Health.

Woman found dead in U.S. hotel freezer

Chicago police said on Wednesday that they are investigating a Facebook Live video of a woman was discovered dead inside a walk-in freezer in a Chicago hotel in the U.S.

Boko Haram: 54 convicted soldiers seek presidential pardon

The 54 Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death by the Military Court Martial over alleged mutiny and refusal to fight the Islamist group, Boko Haram, in the North East have approached the presidential probe panel into human rights violation by the Armed Forces for pardon.

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