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Buhari should focus on SMEs- Dr, Nike Akande


The President of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Dr, Nike Akande, has advised President Mohammadu Buhari to shift attention to small and medium enterprises in other to save the nation from the hardship it is facing.
This was stated yesterday at a workshop entitled “Repositioning SMEs as non-oil Export Solution to the Plunge in Petro-dollar: The Nigerian Experience,” which was organized by Small and Medium Enterprises group of LCCI.
According to Akande, the country needs small investors as the situation of the country is becoming unbearable. She also argued that supporting the SMEs will help in providing jobs for the people.
“Considering the dwindling rate of business and naira in the country, the government needs to empower and support small investors. There are investors in other industry especially in agriculture. This will help in reposition the economy which will be in line with the idea of diversification policy of the federal government,” Akande stated.
Buttressing Akande’s view, the Managing Director of Oracle Nigeria, Adebayo Sanni, who was the guest speaker, said that the government is not making absolute investment in human capital and is not focusing on SMEs. Adding that the investors on their part have to leverage the use of technology to be valuable to the economy
“in recession times like this, SMEs work in hand with the technology.  if infused together, it will provide countless opportunity for the SMEs and improve the economy of the country. the government needs to make absolute investment in human capital in recession situations like our own. The government is not focusing on SMEs as it should be doing,” Sanni stated.
In the same vein, the chairman of the SMEs group, Jon Tudy Kachukwu, expressed that the economy needs more of human capital development and this can only be achieved through SMEs development.
He added that the economy has forced some of the small investors to pack up but the ones surviving are likely to follow suit if government does not come to their aid.
“we organized this event to encourage our colleagues. We want them to know that there are ways they can survive this recession and that they should know that they are the last hope the country has, which means, if they fail, we all will fail,” Kachukwu stated.

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12-year-old boy kills landlady as condition to be initiated into a cult

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A 12-year-old boy, who allegedly robbed and killed his landlady at Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, was among those paraded for various offences by the state Police Command, yesterday.


The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Mohammed, who briefed reporters on the arrest of over 60 kidnappers, robbers, murderers, cultists and ritualists in the last three weeks, said the teenager confessed that he committed the act because a cult group told him that one of the conditions for initiation was that he must have been involved in a criminal act.

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Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, comes to Falz defence with regards to statement about glorifying fraudsters

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Nigerian professional footballer, Asisat Oshoala, who plays as a forward in the Chinese Women’s Super league for Dalian Quanjian F.C., took to her Instagram to express deep concern about how people are now proud to be fraudsters.



In Falz’ defense, she insisted fraudsters shouldn’t be glorified.

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Zimbabwean Church leader in s*x scandal as photos naked photos and sex acts with 33 girls is exposed

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A Zimbabwean church leader, Nyasha Light Nyatsungo is enmeshed in a sex scandal and might also be facing legal action, after his ex-girlfriend flooded social media with his nude photo.
It was gathered that the Nyatsungo allegedly sent a nude picture of his Cape Town based ex–side chick, Shingi Mavenge, to his other girlfriend only identified as Beula who later broadcasted it on social media.
According to H-Metro, in an apparent fit of rage, Mavenge posted a WhatsApp chat she had with Nyatsungo’s wife identified as Nyasha Nhahumbi as well as a group chat with some of her former lover’s concubines.
According to Mavenge, she has gotten information that Nyatsungo has at least 33 girlfriends and has ditched his wife of eight years.
She adds that Nyatsungo bedded a girl who was their neighbour as well.
Mavenge said that the church leader’s wife revealed that they even consulted their local pastor in Mutare who failed in his attempts to mend Nyatsungo’s ways.
According to H-Metro, Nyatsungo, a married father of two, has denied ever circulating the picture, labelling Mavenge as a bitter woman whom he just flirted with on Facebook and nothing more.
“This Nyasha guy must be stopped in his tracks. He is going to pay for all the damage that he has done to me. He was the only one who had that leaked picture and I am shocked why he would forward it to some other girl,” fumed Mavhenge who is working on taking legal action.
“I started dating this guy in 2015 and never knew he was married. He lied.”  fumed Mavenge yesterday.
“That guy is full of lies and at some point, we opened a group chat with his wife and some of his girlfriends. He normally targets single mothers” added Mavenge.
H-Metro was furnished with six other cellphone numbers of his girlfriend that include Fadzai, Mutsa, Essy, Juliana, Barbra among others. Mutsa confirmed she once had a relationship with Nyatsungo have since terminated it since she discovered he was married.
Mavenge confirmed they met once in Johannesburg when she had to fly from Cape Town to meet her man sometime in April.
“That night he didn’t even have money. I had to pay the R800 for the accommodation as he had no money. He wanted to have sex with me but I flatly refused. He even wanted it without protection and I said No. he looked terrible with clothes in a plastic shopping bag. I want to write a letter to Pastor Rex who is the head of (the church) in Harare so that this guy be stopped with his tricks and lies,” added Mavenge.
When contacted over the phone in Mutare Nyatsungo confirmed he knew Mavenge but never had a relationship with her.
“I know her and we once flirted on Facebook. We never had a relationship as she is alleging. I don’t know why she is bitter. I haven’t seen the nude pictures she is talking about but I heard about it from Beula. We live in a democratic country. She can go ahead and sue me if she feels her rights have been infringed upon. All the allegations she is making are false and I don’t know her motive in trying to tarnish my image,” said Nyatsungo.
He said he was still with his wife whose phone rang without response yesterday afternoon. Despite his denials, H-metro was furnished with pictures of Nyatsungo and Mavenge, the time they met in April.

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