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Prof. Salami becomes UNIBEN first alumnus, second female VC

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UNIBEN Vice-Chancellor, Professor (Mrs ) Lillian Salami (Centre). PHOTO: UNIBEN Website By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City Thirty-four years after the University of Benin got the first...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Xenophobia in Plateau, cause of violent conflicts

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong The word xenophobia which connotes hate, prejudice, fear has dominated the public space recently especially with the experiences of Nigerians and other Africans in South...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s education shame: How the north is tackling challenge of out-of-school children

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Students A survey conducted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) last year indicated that the population of out of school children in Nigeria has risen from 10.5 million to 13.2...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

How my agric business became billion naira venture ― Ex-militant

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Retson Tedheke, the ex-militant who became an agriculture entrepreneur has said that the worth of his farm business in Ga’ate, Nasarawa state is more than N1 billion, encouraging more...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

We didn’t deny accident victims treatment — NAF

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said that a post on Twitter alleging that it refused medical attention to two accident victims rushed to its hospital in Jos, was “gross misrepresentation of...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

NAHCON: Beyond organizing Hajj

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By Fatima Sanda Usara The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, is a government agency like many others. It is responsible for organizing, coordinating and regulating Hajj operations and...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Ample security in place for 2019/2020 NPFL season ― Plateau FA Chairman

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The Plateau Football Association (PFA) says it has put in place adequate security measures ahead of the commencement of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. Nigerian...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

Twitter revenue hit by weaker advertising, low demand; shares plunge

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Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) posted worse-than-expected third-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, which the company attributed to advertising problems including product bugs and unusually low demand...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

Oil theft, piracy: We need more operational vessels, CNS tells Reps

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu To effectively tackle the incidences of oil theft, pipeline vandalism and sea piracy in the country, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibot-Ete Ekwe Ibas has demanded...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Court sentences driver to 16 months in prison for stealing 42 creates of beer

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An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, in Jos, on Wednesday sentenced a 48-year-old driver, Gabriel Ahamadu, to 16 months in a correctional facility for stealing 42 creates of beer. The...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Lalong assures LGAN of support in hosting successful Nigeria Ladies Open Golf Championship

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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has assured organisers of the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Open Golf Championship of his total support to make the event a huge success. Gov. Lalong The governor gave the...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

South Korean Ambassador advocates education to grow Nigeria’s economy

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong The Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea to Nigeria, Lee In-Tae has encouraged Nigeria not to be subdued by reason of colonialism but just like South Korea, rise,...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: LG Vice-Chairmen to convene Nat’l Security Summit

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By Chris Ochayi Determined to tackle the high level of insecurity in the country, the Local Government Vice-Chairmen in the 774 Councils have concluded arrangements to convene a National Security...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Plateau Election Tribunal: Useni heads to Appeal court

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong, Jos Plateau State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 election, Sen. Jeremiah Useni has filed an appeal to challenge the judgment of the...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Magoro and the reunion of class of ‘84/85

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By Eric Teniola On Wednesday October 9, President Muhammmadu Buhari summoned all the Ministers that served under him when he was the military Head of State between January 1984 and August 1985. He...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →