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Nigeria Immigration Service: NLC calls for sack of Minister of Interior, Abba Moro

4 years ago /

Hundreds of thousands of applicants turned up at various centres for the recruitment aptitude test of the Nigeria Immigration Service for the 4,500 vacancies declared by the service as avoidable death, tears and sorrows characterized the exercise across the nation.

Insurgents from outside Nigeria behind violence in Katsina State

4 years ago /

Senate deputy minority leader, Abu Ibrahim fears that insurgents from outside of Nigeria are behind the violence in Katsina and elsewhere linked to Fulani herdsmen.

National conference: Expectations of Nigerians in Port Harcourt

4 years ago /

Some Port Harcourt residents have called on delegates to the national conference to put national interest above self.

Nigeria Immigration Service: Residents react to incident

4 years ago /

Six bodies are yet to be identified and claimed at the National Hospital Abuja following the weekend stampede at the Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment exercise held at the National Stadium Abuja.

Governors' forum retreat: Stakeholders decry alarming rate of corruption in the country

4 years ago /

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum under the leadership of Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi says fighting corruption requires the efforts of all.

National Conference: Expectations of Nigerians in Benin City

4 years ago /

After much hue and cry, the long awaited national conference got underway in Abuja on Monday.

National Conference: President Jonathan charges participants on Nigeria's agenda

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has renewed his call on participants to the national conference to do nothing that will undermine the unity of Nigeria.

National Conference: Respondents share mixed views

4 years ago /

As the much talked about National Conference got underway on Monday in Abuja, mixed feelings have been expressed about the modalities, composition and expectation from the Conference.

Judiciary elevation: 25 new Judges for the Appeal court

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of 25 justices to the court of appeal.

National Conference: Anyim Pius, Kutigi, others share their opinions

4 years ago /

Delegates to the National Conference taking place in Abuja, the nation’s capital, say they will place national interest above sentiments in their deliberations.

Party funding: Political parties come up with divergent views

4 years ago /

Funding of political parties in the country has remained a contentious issue since the return of democracy in 1999.

Fuel scarcity update: Benin unhappy with persistent hardship

4 years ago /

Motorists and residents in Benin City Edo state capital have continued to lament the hardship they experience on a daily basis as a result of the un-ending fuel scarcity, which has remained unabated for almost one month.

Nigerian Immigration Service exploits unemployed youths

4 years ago /

In 2013, a major recruitment scandal rocked the Nigeria Immigration Service, when some members of the National Assembly raised an alarm that the service had circumvented the public service recruitment procedure by offering employment to a number of candidates who did not pass through the civil service recruitment process.  

Minister of Interior, Abba Moro visits National Hospital

4 years ago /

The minister of interior, Abba Moro has visited victims of saturday’s stampede of job seekers receiving treatment at the National Hospital, Abuja.

Immigration stampede: PDP on Immigration disaster

4 years ago /

As the nation griefs over the death of many job seekers, two political parties are currently engaged in verbal war over the incident.

Immigration stampede: Over 20 killed across the nation

4 years ago /

On Saturday the unemployment malaise in the nation was brought to light again as dozens of job seekers lost their lives in various parts of the country as they sought for employment into the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) as they were trampled to death during a stampede as many others were injured.

Abuja National stadium stampede: Injured victims speak out

4 years ago /

Following the stampede, which left at least seven persons dead at the Abuja National stadium on Saturday, the Nigerian minister of interior Abba Moro’s visit to the National hospital Abuja was only to be expected.  

Missing money: NNPC insists no money is missing

4 years ago /

The senate probe into alleged unremitted $49.8 billion continued on Thursday with the group-managing director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Andrew Yakubu saying no money is missing.  

Fuel scarcity: Key player pledges commitment to bring it to an end

4 years ago /

In a bid to check the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country, a key player in fuel distribution has pledged his commitment and that of others with like mind to work towards ensuring that the scarcity ends.

Navy demands release of N4.5 billion 2013 outstanding budget

4 years ago /

The Nigerian navy has expressed fears that its contractual agreement for the supply of off shore petrol vessels would be breached if its outstanding N4.5 billion capital appropriation for 2013 is further delayed.