The Federal Ministry of Educationâ€™s move to reduce the workload of primary and junior secondary pupils from 20 to a maximum of ten subjects under the nine-year basic educational curriculum was welcomed in most quarters as it would align our system with international paradigms.
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The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki has called on estate surveyors and valuers to evolve strategies that would check corruption in the real estate sector, reiterating National Assemblyâ€™s resolve to stimulate urban development in the country through oversight function and effective legislation.
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IJAW Community in the United States of America, USA, has pledged assistance to Mr. Adelabu Seribor, a 60-year-old Junior Secondary School (JSS) 11 student of Izon College, Bomadi-Overside in Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State.
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COMMUNITIES in Eket and Ikot Abasi Local Government Areas, Akwa Ibom State have expressed disappointment over the numerous projects abandoned by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC in the council areas.
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Imo State Government has warned unauthorized users of sirens, fake number plates and tinted vehicle glass to retrace their steps immediately or face the consequence of their illegal action.
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MEMBERS of the National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, yesterday shut operations at all offices of the Jos Electricity Distribution Company, JEDC Plc in the four states of Plateau, Benue, Bauchi and Gombe over alleged unfavourable working conditions among other things.
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN says Nigeria loses about 350,000 to 400,000 hectares of land per year to deforestation.
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The Nigerian real estate market has been hampered by the general lull in the nationâ€™s economy with most operators now struggling to remain in business.
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VICE President Yemi Osibanjo, has said the Federal Government is set to spearhead investment in solar technology, both at utility scale and solar-to-home solutions.
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A NON GOVERNMENTAL Organisation, Coastal Region Communities (Women & Youth Empowerment Foundation) and Escravos Ugborodo Women Empowerment Foundation, CROWEF/EWEF has attributed the widespread vandalism, piracy, robbery and other social vices in the Niger Delta to government's neglect of coastal communities.
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AGAINST the backdrop of claims by the government that the difficult terrain of the state has made development of infrastructure especially housing cumbersome, a Yenagoa based real estate developer, Mr. Emelike Ifeayinchukwu Ossy has faulted this claim, maintaining that the terrain in Bayelsa State is not responsible for the slow pace of infrastructural development in the oil rich state.
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Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has said that the reports of alleged massive insecurity and political killings before the re-run elections were concocted by misguided politicians to mislead Nigerians.
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The Pipelines and Product Marketing Company, PPMC, sold Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, valued at N66.134 billion in the month of February 2016, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has said.
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There were indications, yesterday, that a Police Corporal was arrested in connection with a robbery operation, Saturday night, at Shagamu area of Lagos. Three others alleged to be members of the robbery gang are still on the run.
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In fairness to the National Assembly, given the importance of the issue at hand, at the time that the Hon Minster of Transport defended his budget before the relevant committees of the Senate and the House, with the rail project included, the Committees could have accepted the inclusion of the project as they rightly did.
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Akureâ€”WORRIED by the menace of Fulani herdsmen, the Ondo State Police Command has read a riot act against further bloodshed.
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Special Adviser, Reconciliation and Conflict Management to the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Ighoyota Amori, has asked All Progressives Congress, APC, to focus on delivering its electioneering promises to Nigerians and stop further political persecution of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
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Ernst & Young, EY has observed that data issues are creating complexity for cyber threat management in companies. This was revealed at the EYâ€™s 14th Global Fraud Survey 2016: Corporate misconduct.
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NIGERIA unit of French oil giant, Total Exploration and Production, E&P, Nigeria Limited, said crude oil production from its joint venture, JV operations is now about 190,000 barrels per day, kp/d. The production volume, it said, is made up of 105kb/d liquids and 85kb/d gas.
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The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, yesterday, experienced disruption in trading which resulted in extension of transactions by another two hours, ending at 4:30p.m
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