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Ondo State Owned Polytechnic Student Protest Against Mgt

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The students of the Ondo State owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, have protested against the decision of the management of the school to prevent students who are yet to pay their schools fees from writing examinations. The protesting students were said to have destroyed some property of the school including computers...

FG Surprised By Unemployment Levels

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The Federal Government has expressed unhappiness over the sporadic increase in the country’s unemployment rate. Minister of Labour And Employment Chris Ngige who was represented by the minister of state for Labour Professor Stephen Ocheni made this known at a one day consultative meeting on the resilience of high unemployment rate in nigeria. Recent...

APGA Wants Buhari To Be Proactive On Incessant Killings

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The All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA has called on president Mohammadu Buhari to be more proactive in the tackling of herdsmen-farmers clashes across Nigeria. The party’s national chairman victor Oye made the call while briefing newsmen in Abuja. APGA is worried that the spate of killings in the country is high. It...

Falae Blames ‘Hatred’ For Attack On His Farm

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A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Olu Falae, on Monday believes malice and hatred are responsible for the burning of his farm by yet to be identified persons. He said this in his reaction to the incident which took place on Sunday in Akure, the Ondo State...

Katsina State Gets New Commissioner Of Education

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The Katsina State Governor, Bello Masari, has sworn in Badamasi Lawal Charanchi as the new Commissioner of Education. Swearing in of the new commissioner is an effort to address the lingering decay of the public education sector in Katsina state. The state governor charged him to change the culture of the huge...

Bayelsa Governor Dickson Calls For Paradigm Shift In Governance

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Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has called for a paradigm shift in governance anchored on transparency and accountability. He said the culture of citizen’s participation in the affairs of the state has broken the barriers of society in governance. The governor was speaking on Monday in Abuja when he received a management...

President Buhari Sympathise With Traders At Yan Kifi Market, Kano

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sympathy with traders at Yan Kifi Market, Kano, who suffered heavy losses following a fire incident. The President, who said he was deeply touched by the disaster, noted that the reported loss of a large number of shops and containers “is economically destabilizing for the victims.”...

Buhari Pledges To Give His Best To Nigeria

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President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to give his best to all Nigerians, guided by a clear conscience in making decisions for the progress of the country. Receiving leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the south east at the presidential villa on Monday, President Buhari thanked them for their patriotism,...

National Institute For Policy And Strategic Studies Offers Assistance In Resolving Security Challenges

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The 9-member committee constituted by the federal government to look into spate of killings in parts of the country have been told to engage the national institute for policy and strategic studies, Kuru, Jos, for possible solutions to the crisis. President of the alumni association of the Institute, Khaleel Bolaji, who...

Buhari Says Government Is Focused On Delivering On Electoral Promises

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President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration remains resolute and focused on delivering on the three-pronged promises of securing the lives and properties of Nigerians, halting the pillage of the economy by corrupt public officials, and creating employment opportunities for the youths. Receiving the board of directors of the Nigerian economic summit...

INEC, UN To Colaborate On Capacity Building

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is seeking collaboration with the United Nations for capacity building for political parties, voter education and sensitization, electoral conflicts mitigation and legal framework. Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu revealed this when he received a delegation from the UN needs assessment mission on the 2019 Nigeria elections,...

PDP Delegation Visits Benue

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A delegation of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led by the its deputy national chairman south, Yemi Akinwumi has visited the government of Benue state, over recent killings by herdsmen in the state. The delegation which was received by the attorney general and commissioner for  justice of Benue state, Michael Gusa at...

Okowa Wants Buhari To Stop Herdsmen Killings

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Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has told president Muhammadu to prevail on the Fulani herdsmen and stop the killings in some parts of the country. Speaking with reporters on Monday in Abuja, Okowa urged president Buhari to make a strong statement that will automatically put a stop to the killings. He said...

FG Dragged To Court Over Appointment Of NIA Director-General

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President Muhammadu Buhari and the attorney general of the federation and Minister Of Justice, Abubakar Malami  have been dragged before the federal high court sitting in Abuja over the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the director-general, national intelligence agency The plaintiff and rights activist, Deji Adayanju, representative of the 'concerned...

Lassa Fever Kills Medical Doctor In Kogi

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Nigeria Medical Association, NMA in Kogi State on Monday announced the death of Dr Victor Idowu who was diagnosed with Lassa fever. Idowu was diagnosed of Lassa fever on January 19, 2018, after he contracted the virus in the line of duty at Irrua Specialist Hospital,  Edo state. Until his death, he...

Cross River Government Donates Food Items, Toiletries To 3,000 Cameroon Asylum Seekers

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Worried by the plight of southern Cameroon refugees taking asylum in the state, cross river state government, has donated food items and other accessories to the over 3000 people residing in Ikom Local Government area of the state. The items ranging from Rice, Plantain, Beans, Yam, Garri, Palmoil To Provisions, Indomie...

No More Hiding Place For Criminals In Ikorodu – Ambode

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that criminal elements in the Ikorodu axis of the state will no longer have a place to hide. The Governor said this on Monday at the inauguration ceremony of a new Police Mobile Force (PMF) Squadron Base 63 in Igbogbo-Baiyeku area of Ikorodu. He...

South-East APC Leaders Ask Buhari To Seek Re-election

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday held a meeting with All Progressives Congress, APC, leaders from the South East, at the presidential villa in Abuja. President Buhari had earlier met with National Economic Summit group before the meeting with the South East leaders. The delegates after the meeting with President Buhari affirmed their...

Court Adjourns Metuh’s Trial Over Undisclosed Illness

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The ongoing arms deal trial of former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mr Olisa Metuh has been adjourned by a Federal High Court in Abuja. The case was on Monday adjourned after the counsel to Metuh informed the court that his client is currently on admission at...

Edo To Pay Next Batch Of Pension Arrears From Wednesday

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The Edo State Government has said that it will commence the payment of pension arrears of retirees in ‘batch 40’ latest on Wednesday, January 24. The government announced this in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary and Chairman, Pensions Bureau, Mr I.D. Juwobor. Juwobor explained that the announcement was in continuation...


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