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Friday,August 23 Stephblog giveaway winners

Thank you all for participating today. Winners are to be picked each day until Friday. The participant with the highest point will be announced on Friday. Today’s winners are: Adeola Adedeji         –3points Michael                    –2points Ayomide Precious    –1point …

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PARENTS AND CHILDREN’S CHOICES: THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY In times past, this issue would not have been one worthy of discourse. This was because back then, a lot of children’s choices, ranging from their career choices to their marital choices were determined unilaterally by their parents. Back then, it …

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Eddie Stobart chief leaves as shares suspended

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Eddie Stobart has suspended trading in its shares and announced that its chief executive will stand down with immediate effect, as the firm looks into accounting discrepancies. The firm also warned its results for the first half of 2019 would be “significantly lower” than forecast. The transport …

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Hasbro to buy Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One for $4bn

US toy maker Hasbro will acquire Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One for around £3.3bn ($4bn), the firms said in a statement. Hasbro said the deal would expand its entertainment and “family-oriented storytelling” portfolio. UK-listed Entertainment One owns other preschool titles including PJ Masks. The deal is the latest in a …

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Can Fed chief dig himself out of a (Jackson) Hole?

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESSome argue Donald Trump has set up Jerome Powell to be the fall guy if the economy slows Jerome Powell may be “clueless” according to US President Donald Trump. But when the Federal Reserve head takes centre stage at a gathering of the banking elite this weekend there’ll …

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