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NYSC: Jubilation trails Kazaure’s elevation to rank of Major-General

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – There was jubilation amidst encomiums at the headquarters of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Friday, as the Director-General, Suleiman Kazaure,...

Fri Dec 7th, 2018     Read More →

To address shortfall, Nigeria must employ 250,000 teachers yearly – TRCN

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… Gives December 2019 deadline on weeding of unqualified teachers By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria,has said a total of 250,000 teachers must be...

Fri Dec 7th, 2018     Read More →

Lauch of free Wi-Fi facility a promise kept, says Osinbajo

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*200 public areas expected to have free access to Internet to boost economic opportunities By Adekunle Aliyu The Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has said that the launch of free Wi-Fi...

Fri Dec 7th, 2018     Read More →

Hoodlums wearing PDP Atikulated T-shirts disrupt TraderMoni scheme in Ilorin

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Ilorin – Hoodlums invaded the Mandate Market in Ilorin, Kwara State, Thursday, scared away petty traders and TraderMoni agents, disrupting the disbursement of money to beneficiaries of the...

Fri Dec 7th, 2018     Read More →

Minimum wage: Reps demand tripartite report from Buhari

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By Ola Ajayi & Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—House of Representatives, yesterday, requested President Muhammadu Buhari to transmit the tripartite agreement on new National Minimum Wage to...

Thu Dec 6th, 2018     Read More →

Ex-Minister, Speaker’s attack: Police arrest 10 suspected thugs in Jigawa

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By Aliyu Dangida, Dutse Jigawa state police command has confirmed the arrest of 10 suspected political thugs in connection with the recent attack of former minister of commerce, Bello Maitama and...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos commissioner for energy resigns, dumps APC

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Mr Wale Oluwo, the Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, has resigned his appointment and quit the All Progressives Congress (APC). Oluwo made the announcement in a letter...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara chief wants armed civilians to fight criminal gangs

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A traditional ruler in northern Nigeria has called for civilian militia members to be given assault rifles to defend themselves against armed gangs behind a spike in kidnappings and attacks. ...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

EFCC arrests 9 internet fraudsters in Abuja

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By Soni Daniel, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested nine Internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo-Yahoo boys, in Abuja. Suspects The suspects were arrested by...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

5 injured as ex-minister, Speaker escape lynching in Jigawa

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Political thugs, weekend, stormed the house of Nigeria’s former Minister of Commerce, Bello Maitama, and vandalised two of his official vehicles and that of the Speaker, Jigawa State House...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

10 arrested, 4 injured as political thugs fight in Jigawa

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Dutse – The Police in Jigawa said they had arrested 10 suspected political thugs for fighting after a political gathering in Gwaram Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

Jigawa Govt registers 722,000 pupils for school feeding programme – Deputy Gov.

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The Jigawa Government says 722,000 primary four to primary six pupils will benefit from the schools feeding programme. Children benefiting from Home Growth School Feeding Programme Speaking...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku promises ‘people-friendly’ govt. if elected

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, said he would run a people-friendly government if elected in 2019. I’ll champion media welfare...

Mon Dec 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Economic volatility: Dangote steps up investments in agriculture

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LAGOS—AGAINST the background of Nigeria’s economic vulnerability, President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has stated that the current efforts of the Federal Government at...

Mon Dec 3rd, 2018     Read More →

APC/PDP supporters disrupt Gov Badaru, VC speeches at Lamido varsity convocation

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By Aliyu Dangida Dutse—There was pandemonium at the maiden convocation of Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, in Jigawa State, weekend, as the venue of the occasion was hijacked by...

Mon Dec 3rd, 2018     Read More →