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N40bn: Court affirms SERAP’s right to stop double pay, pensions for Akpabio, Amaechi, Saraki, others

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The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “sufficient interest to bring its suit to stop former governors and now serving...

Sun Jan 21st, 2018     Read More →

Hunger, hardship pushed us into selling our children —Frustrated parents

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One major expectation of most newly weds is to welcome their bundle of joy at least, one year after wedding, as anxiety usually sets in when there is no sign of pregnancy after a year or two of...

Sat Jan 20th, 2018     Read More →

One Nigeria: Are we compatible? – Prof. Ben Nwabueze

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Viewed simply as a physical entity encompassing 75 per cent of the territorial area of the state called Nigeria and 60 per cent of its population, a united Northern Nigeria poses no necessary...

Sat Jan 20th, 2018     Read More →

Many states still owe workers’ salaries despite bailout funds – Survey

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Abuja – Many state governments have used the third tranche of the Paris Club refund to pay the arrears of workers’ salary and pension, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria has...

Fri Jan 19th, 2018     Read More →

NPFL: We’ll get better with each match, says MFM defender

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Lagos – MFM FC defender Jonathan Zikiye said on Friday that the team would get better with each match in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2017/2018 season. Stephen...

Fri Jan 19th, 2018     Read More →

Corps members give birth at camp in Iseyin, Oyo State – Official

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Ibadan – Two pregnant women transferred from Kwara NYSC to Oyo State camp in Iseyin, delivered baby girls at the ongoing orientation camp. President Buhari receives Daura National Youth...

Fri Jan 19th, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Ahmed dissolves Kwara cabinet

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Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara on Thursday dissolved the state’s executive council with immediate effect, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Isiaka Gold, announced in a...

Thu Jan 18th, 2018     Read More →

Reps give Education Minister 24hrs to appear or forget 2018 budget

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—DISTURBED by the almost eleven years delay in completion of the National Library Headquarters, the House of Representatives Committee on Basic Education and...

Thu Jan 18th, 2018     Read More →

KWIRS rakes in N19.94bn in 2017

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By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—The Kwara State Internal Revenue Service, KWIRS generated N19.94 billion for the state in 2017, executive chairman of the agency, Dr. Muritala Awodun, said...

Thu Jan 18th, 2018     Read More →

Hijab controversy: Kwara Muslims ask Law School to induct Firdaus

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By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—THE umbrella body of all Muslim organisations in Kwara State, the Council of Muslim Organisations, CMO, has demanded that Firdaus Amasa, who was denied induction by...

Thu Jan 18th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Reps summon Education Minister over National HW budget

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… say we can reject the entire Education budget if… By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA-MEMBERS of the House of Representatives Committee in Basic Education on Wednesday summoned the Minister...

Wed Jan 17th, 2018     Read More →

Petrol, kerosene record double digit price increase in December — NBS

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The average price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), commonly called petrol, increased by 17.98 percent, month-on-month (MoM), even as the average price per litre paid by consumers for Kerosene jumped...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

Organisation lauds FG’s initiative on jobs creation, empowerment programmes

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The Katsina State chapter of Buhari Support Organization (BSO), has lauded the Federal Government’s initiative on jobs creation and empowerment programmes in the country. The commendation...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

Stop work in states owing salary – NUT

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has restated its position that the teachers in 10 states that are still owing salary arrears should not resume work until all arrears were paid. Dr Mike...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

NUT directs members not to resume schools in states owing salary arrears

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has restated its position that the teachers in 10 states that are still owing salary arrears should not resume work until all arrears were paid. Dr Mike...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →