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Vda de Bengson vs PNB (GR No. L-17066 December 28, 1961)

In The Matter of Guardianship of Carmen Padilla Vda de Bengson vs Philippine National Bank
GR No. L-17066 December 28, 1961

Facts: As the mother of a veteran who died in World War II, Carmen Padilla Vda. 658 more words


Buhari seeks approval to borrow N9.2tr for two years 

DMO pegs 2017 loan at N6.73 trillion

• Why raising funds abroad may not be cheaper

Nigeria will be increasing its external debt by as much as 150 per cent in the next two years if the National Assembly approves President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to borrow $29.960 billion (about N9.12 trillion) within the period. 814 more words

Busines & Economy

Buhari unvail new roadmap to oil sector in Nigeria tommorow 

​NNPC denies plan to increase pump price of fuel

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow launch a new roadmap for the petroleum industry.

The roadmap, code-named, ‘Seven big wins,’ was described by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. 390 more words


I will work hard to get back into Chelsea team- Says Mikel Obi

​Nigeria captain, Mikel John Obi, has stated that he is ready to “work hard” to get back into the Chelsea team this season after holding talks with the club manager, Antonio Conte. 270 more words


Five reasons why the media are not to blame for climate change

Who is to blame for climate change? You might think first of the oil companies. After all, they have known for a long time that their product was harming the planet. 781 more words

Climate Change

The book of the moment

It’s almost time for the announcement of this year’s Man Booker Prize winner!

It’s not uncommon for individuals or book groups to use book awards as a personal challenge – a colleague in RBKC reads the Man Booker shortlist every year and shares her thoughts with the rest of the staff. 406 more words


Time For A Slow Reading Movement?

I’ve been a bit quiet of late on the blogging front, what with new ventures taking up much of my time, but yesterday I was contacted by a young woman from BBC Radio5 Live to ask if I would go on their breakfast programme to comment on a story which appeared in the newspapers over the weekend. 438 more words