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NIGERIA: 13.9 BILLION DOLLARS IN OIL REVENUE UNACCOUNTED FOR

4 years ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives is currently trying to solve the puzzle of why the NNPC failed to disclose the actual volume and value of Crude Oil sales and why there is a shortfall of 13.9 billion dollars unaccounted for.

Corruption in Education: ABUSE OF STUDENTS BY TEACHERS/LECTUTRERS MUST STOP - Transparency International

4 years ago /
Education 

The latest Transparency International Global Corruption Report on Education says over 5 million Nigerian children are out of school and about 115 million Nigerians are illiterates.

 

NIGERIAN REFEREES APPLAUDED BY FIFA REFREES' INSTRUCTOR

4 years ago /
Sports  

A FIFA Referees instructor, Felix Tangawarima, has showered encomium on Nigerian referees for the improvement recorded so far in the game.

 

NIGERIA: MAIGARI SALUTES JONATHAN AT 56

4 years ago /
Nation  Sports  

NFF President, Aminu Maigari, has congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan on his 56th birthday.

 

JONATHAN RENEWS APPOINTMENT OF REGISTRAR OF THE TEACHERS REGISTRATION COUNCIL

4 years ago /
Education  Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has renewed the appointment of Professor Adison Wokocha as the Registrar of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria.

 

NIGERIA: JONATHAN'S STAY IN LONDON MAY EXTEND LONGER THAN EXPECTED

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan could not attend the opening ceremony of the Honorary International Investors council in London due to ill health.

ANAMBRA POLLS: INEC REACTS

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has scheduled a crucial meeting for Thursday to review issues arising from Anambra governorship election.

 

BUSINESS: EUROZONE RECOVERY SUFFERS SETBACK

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The fragile global economic recovery took a step backwards this month as businesses across the Eurozone and China's vast factory sector grew at a milder pace.

EGYPT: EGYPTIAN ARMY CHIEF GENERAL AL-SISI MAY RUN FOR PRESIDENT

4 years ago /
International News  Politics 

Egyptian Army Chief General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who led the overthrow of President Mohamed Mursi, held open the possibility he might run for the presidency in an interview published on Thursday.

AFGHANISTAN: KARZAI SPEAKS TO ELDERS

4 years ago /
International News 

Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a meeting of tribal elders and political leaders on Thursday they should support a security pact with the United States, but acknowledged there was little trust between the two nations.

 

IRAQ: CAR BOMBING IN IRAQ

4 years ago /
International News 

A car bomb exploded in a busy market in northeastern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least twenty five people and wounding more than thirty.

SPORTS: WORLD CUP TEAMS

4 years ago /
Sports  

All the thirty-two countries that will feature in the 2014 FIFA World cup in Brazil are now known.

NIGERIA: SECURITY; KWARA INAUGURATES OPERATION HARMONY

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Though a relatively peaceful state, hence the appellation as the State of Harmony, Kwara has its own share of deviant behaviors and criminal activities. This development informed the setting up of a security operation known as Operation Harmony, which involved the Military, Police and State Security Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, while handling over the operational vehicles to the leaders of the security agencies, Governor Ahmed appealed to them their proper usage.

COMBAT READINESS: SOLDIERS OF SECOND DIVISION, NIGERIAN ARMY UNDERGO TRAINING

4 years ago /
Nation 

Explaining the importance of the competition of the Nigerian army, the General Officer Commanding the Second Divison, Major General Tijani Jibril, stated that training is the Bedrock of Military activities as it equips soldiers in all ramifications.

PEACEKEEPING: NIGERIA POLICE DEPLOY 400 OFFICERS TO LIBERIA AND SUDAN

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria remains a major contributor of personnel to the peace keeping efforts of both United Nations and African Union. In continuation to the country’s commitment global and regional peace and security, the Nigeria Police Force is deploying 400 personnel on peace keeping Mission to Liberia and Sudan.

 

CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS TREATMENT OF NIGERIAN OIL COMMUN ITIES' RESIDENTS BY FOREIGN OIL COMPANIES

4 years ago /
Nation  Niger Delta 

Some civil society groups have raised concerns about the rights and security of residents of oil producing communities in Nigeria. The groups are bothered by what they describe as the insensitivity of multi-national companies to the plight of their host communities.  They are particularly worried by the continued abuse of residents by private security concerns.

 

NIGERIA: CASE AGAINST BOKO HARAM SUSPECT STALLS AS HE IS UNABLE TO SECURE COUNSEL

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Boko Haram suspect Abdulmannan Obadiki will be arraigned before the Federal High Court Abuja on December 12 in connection with the attack on the Deeper Life Church, Lokoja, Kogi state, in 2012.

 

NIGERIA: Judiciary: Security vote: Court fixes Dec 23 for judgment

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court has fixed December 23 for judgment in a suit challenging the constitutionality of the deduction of funds from security votes by Governors of 36 states.

NIGERIA:" WE WILL MAKE THE PENALTY FOR SEX OFFENCES AS STIFF AS POSSIBLE" - SENATE

4 years ago /
Nation 

The media has been awash with news of heinous sexual offences lately, forcing the Nigerian Senate to spring into action.

NIGERIA: SSS CLAIMS TO HAVE UNCOVERED BOKO HARAM SECT IN KOGI STATE

4 years ago /
Security 

The State Security Service SSS announced that it has uncovered a Boko Haram cell plotting to launch deadly attacks in Kogi state, North Central Nigeria.