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Finland tests basic income for the unemployed

JUHA JARVINEN, an unemployed young father in a village near Jurva, in western Finland, brims with ideas for earning a living. He has just agreed to paint the roofs of two neighbours’ houses. His old business, making decorative window frames, went bust a few years ago. Having paid off debts, …

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Mohaz group builds largest poultry farm in South-east

AT a time the Federal Government is seriously pursuing diversification of the economy, with agriculture as the major focus, the South-East may soon become the highest supplier of chicken and eggs in the country, with the massive investment in this line of business of late. At Umueze village, in Ihiala …

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Ghost hunters at work


Two pictures published on the front page of this newspaper last Friday and reproduced below capture as grimly and hauntingly as anything that has gone before the thoughtlessness, the utter lack of empathy that has become ingrained in the drive to root out “ghost workers” from the public sector payroll. …

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Workers shut down Delta state House of Assembly

There was serious tension in Delta state on Monday, November 14, when workers of the state House of Assembly sent out the speaker, Monday Igbuya, and other members in an angry protest. The Will reports that the workers prevented the lawmakers from gaining access into the Assembly as they protested …

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Uber drivers go on strike in Nigeria

Uber drivers in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, have commenced a strike action. The drivers downed tools on Monday, amidst several allegations against the American owned global firm. Uber has become increasingly popular in Abuja and Lagos especially among young, middle-class people. It allows private car owners registered with it to …

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