Canada invited 3,357 Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 300

Canada invited 3,357 Express Entry Candidates with scores as low as 300

Canadian province, Alberta, has issued a total of 3,357 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 300.
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Canada invites 3,350 Express Entry Candidates to apply for PR in May draw

The Canada Government has once again invited 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) in the latest draw held on Wednesday, May 29. This is contained in Canada's Immigration Newsletter recently released for May 2019.
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Applications for Canadian Permanent Residency hit 35,100 in 5-months

The total number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued so far to Express Entry Candidates who applied for the Canadian Permanent Residency in 2019 has hit 35,100.
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FBI arrests Invictus Group’s Obinwanne Okeke, Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list nominee

The Chief Executive Officer of Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke, who in 2016 made it into Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 List, has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for conspiracy to commit computer fraud. 
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Boeing’s CEO contradicts preliminary report on Ethiopian Airlines crash, survives shareholders’ vote

The CEO of @Boeing, Dennis Muilenburg (@BoeingCEO), has partially blamed the pilots flying @flyethiopian 737 Max that crashed in March 2019.
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Rough road ahead as Uber’s disappointing IPO drags Lyft’s shares down

The @Uber initial public offering debuted below expectation after shares opened for trading at $42 apiece at @NYSE, down from $45 per share on listing day.
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Africa’s richest woman almost got fired again

The richest woman in Africa, Isabel dos Santos, almost got removed from her postion as Chairwoman of the Board of Angola's telecom company - Unitel. 
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As Uber plans to ban low-rated passengers, here’s how to avoid that

@Uber now believes that the customers are not always right. In line with this, the car hailing company plans to ban disrespectful riders. Click link for details...
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Canada’s 2018 population growth consisted of 61% immigrants

Canada's population grew by over half a million people (528,421 people), as many nationals, including Nigerians, troop to the North American country in search of greener pastures.
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Boeing earlier disclosed that its Max models are not suitable for some airports

The @Boeing 737 max models were earlier classified as unsuitable for some kinds of airports. Find out what kinds of airports and why it matters now.
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Canada invites fresh 3,600 Express Entry Candidates to apply for permanent residence

The Canadian Government has again invited 3,600 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence (PR) in a new draw held on 4th of September 2019. This is contained in...
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Boeing’s aim to beat rival, Airbus, led to Boeing 737 Max 8 crashes

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ENI’s MD is furious after being linked to Nigerian fraud case

Claudio Descalzi, the Chief Executive Officer of the embattled Italian energy firm, ENI S.p.A, has instituted legal action against Piero Amara, the company's former legal adviser whose recent testimony allegedly defamed the CEO.
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Pepsi acquires Pioneer Foods Group Ltd, makers of Butterfield Bread

@pepsi has acquired Pioneer Foods Group Limited, the company that owns Nigerian bread brand, @ButterfieldBake. The deal is the first major international purchase under @pepsi's new Chief Executive Officer, Ramon Laguarta.
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Canada invites 49,000 potential immigrants in seven months, scores drop again

The latest draw by the Canada Government has taken the number of candidates invited to apply for the Canadian Permanent Residency to 49,000. It was further revealed that the Comprehensive Ranking Score cut-off dropped to 459
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Boeing CEO admits error in 737-Max 8 software as regulators approve return date

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US-China Trade War: Implications for Nigeria as its Asian romance lingers

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Like Air Peace, Kenya Airways is sticking with Boeing 737-Max 8

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FBI’s clampdown on Nigerian fraudsters is worse than you imagined!

The FBI's latest unraveling of fraud suspects has been adjudged the largest in US history. And the fact that the alleged criminals comprise mostly of Nigerians should really have us all worried.
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Old Mutual suspends CEO with immediate effect, as CEO reacts

@OldMutualLtd, the parent company of @OldMutual_NG, has suspended its Chief Executive Officer, Peter Moyo (@Mtheera) with immediate effect.
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Your “beard gang” is affecting the valuation of this global firm

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After its latest acquisitions, Indorama is set to invest $5.5 billion

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Why Court wants company owned by Israeli billionaire liquidated immediately

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Donald Trump called on OPEC to lower oil prices because the world cannot handle a hike.
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