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Buhari nominates Abubakar Fikpo as acting DG NDE

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President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Malam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo as the acting Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), pending the appointment of a substantive...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

I will ensure efficiency of NDLEA — Marwa promises

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Panel’s chair Presidential Advisory Committee on Elimination of Drug Abuse (PACECA), Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen....

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

Schools in FCT, environs resume with COVID-19 adherence

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As academic activities commenced nationwide on Monday, schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs resumed with strict adherence to the Federal Government guidelines on...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19 test not requirement for students’ resumption– Education Ministry

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The Federal Ministry of Education says no COVID-19 test is required for returning students to be admitted into their schools. The spokesperson of the ministry and Director, Press and Public...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA intercepts 21.9kg of cocaine in NAIA

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja has intercepted 21.9kg of Cocaine. This contained in a statement signed by the NDLEA airport...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

Outdated NIMC facilities stalling NIN-SIM linkage

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With about 22 days to the February 9 deadline for the enrolment, verification and linking of the National Identification Numbers (NIN) to Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards, telecoms...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

Unclaimed dividends, dormant account balances safer with government, says CAC

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The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has expressed support for Federal Government’s recent plan to borrow money from unclaimed dividends and dormant bank accounts’ balances to fund...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

Ohanaeze crisis deepens as faction heads for court

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Crisis rocking the transition process of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has deepened, as the Chief Uche Okwukwu faction has sued the newly elected President...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

Amidst COVID-19, Ogundele strives to make luxury living affordable

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As the world has been ushered into the year 2021 and as the COVID-19 looms ahead after the second wave has been announced, Managing Director, Sujimoto Construction Company, Sijibomi Ogundele, is...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Buhari condoles with family of ex-Minister, Martins-Kuye

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Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVPresident Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, friends, and associates of a former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Sen. Jubril Martins-Kuye,...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Buratai lauds troops over Marte success

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Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai has commended the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole for its success in dislodging Boko Haram terrorists in Marte area of Borno. The Director, Army Public...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

How Sokoto State tackles development amid COVID-19, dwindling income

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Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has announced the death of three COVID-19 patients in the state. PHOTO:Twitter Governance is no longer business as usual. Current socio-economic realities...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Tension over rising oxygen demand in hospitals

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• Reliance On Cylinders For Oxygen Responsible For Shortage – Okwesil • Health Institutions Depending On Vendors For Supply Endanger Patients – Amah • Teaching...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Billions of Naira down the drain as avoidable grid collapse persists

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A power station The unbundling and partial privatisation of the nation’s power sector in 2013 targeted a competitive market that would attract private investment, promote efficient...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Aboh’s about-face and Adamawa State APC’s divided house

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Bindow (middle), his deputy, Babale ( right) and others at the APC Secretariat …last Monday Adamawa State falls among states that have benefitted immensely from Nigeria’s current...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →