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Eulogies pour in as Maitama Sule’s burial holds today

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EXACTLY 90 days to his 88th birthday, Elder statesman and frontline nationalist, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, passed on, yesterday morning, throwing his Kano home state into mourning. Born on...

Tue Jul 4th, 2017     Read More →

List of shortlisted candidates for Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24

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ABIA SN APPLICATION NO NAMES DEPARTMENT 1 DSS24/AB/637/0067202 THEODORE KALU NNAEMEKA MEDICAL 2 DSS24/AB/426/0008416 NNADOZIE UGOCHUKWU HOPE ENGINEERING 3 DSS24/AB/434/0067699 ODUMUKO JULIET...

Mon Jul 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Edo’s ‘Wake and See’ Governor Marks Birthday Today

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Since Governor Godwin Obaseki kicked-off the implementation of his governance blueprint in Edo State, indigenes are faced with an intriguing uncertainty of what they are going to wake up to every...

Sat Jul 1st, 2017     Read More →

Court grants SERAP permission for judicial review of spending of Paris Club refunds

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A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos last Friday granted Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) leave “to apply for judicial relief and to seek an order of mandamus...

Wed Jun 28th, 2017     Read More →

23 states owe local govt workers’ salaries; some 14 months — NULGE

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Abuja—The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, said that 23 states of the federation currently owed local government workers’ arrears of salary, ranging from one to 16...

Tue Jun 27th, 2017     Read More →

NULGE says 26 states owe LGA workers’ salaries

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The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) said that 23 states of the federation currently owed local government workers’ arrears of salary ranging from one to 16...

Tue Jun 27th, 2017     Read More →

Senator facilitates release of 13 prison inmates in Jigawa

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Dutse – Sen. Sabo Nakudu (APC- Jigawa Central) has facilitated the release of 13 inmates from prison in the state. Mr Adam Muhammad, the spokesman of the state command of the Nigeria Prison...

Sun Jun 25th, 2017     Read More →

INEC to press ahead with recall despite Dino Melaye’s Lawsuit

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Efforts by the embattled senator representing Kogi West in the Senate, Dino Melaye, to halt his recall by his constituents might have hit a brickwall. This is because the Independent National...

Sun Jun 25th, 2017     Read More →

Eid-el fitr: Jigawa Govt. donates 18 rams, 5 cows to prison inmates

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The Jigawa Government has donated 18 rams and five cows to the state command of Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) for distribution to inmates in the state for Eid-el-Fitr celebration. The NPS...

Sat Jun 24th, 2017     Read More →

Windstorm destroys houses in Ringim

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Windstorm has destroyed 91 houses in Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa, an official of the Council said. Alhaji Mustafa Nababi, the Information Officer of in charge of the Local Government...

Sat Jun 24th, 2017     Read More →

‘Nigeria’s higher education system produces graduates that do not fit’

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I attended a meeting recently at the headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in Bwari, Abuja: the post-2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination review meeting chaired...

Thu Jun 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Shocking: How mother offered to pay in kind for daughter to pass 2017 UTME – Abati

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Shocking story of 2017 UTME: Mother offers to pay in kind for daughter to pass – Abati I attended a meeting recently at the headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in...

Thu Jun 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria to witness more malaria cases as mosquitoes develop resistance

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…As mosquitoes develop resistance in 18 states By Gabriel Olawale & Adeshina Oluwaseyi LAGOS—THE Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, has raised alarm over the increasing...

Wed Jun 21st, 2017     Read More →

…north will not, will never allow Presidency to move to South in 2019′

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The Northern Youth Leader Forum NYLF has said that the ‘north will not and will never allow the Presidency to move to the South in 2019’ no matter what. The group in a statement signed...

Tue Jun 20th, 2017     Read More →

TCN reinforces Hadejia substation

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By Prince Okafor THE Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has carried out the reinforcement of the Hadejia132/33KV substation with an additional 60 MVA power transformer as part of efforts to...

Tue Jun 20th, 2017     Read More →