It was double celebration for the newly-elected Executive Chairman of Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State, Alh. Abdulganiyu Kola Egunjobi as he turned 43 years old on the day of his swearing-in. Egunjobi, was All Progressive Congress’ chairmanship candidate in Agege in Saturday’s Lagos State Council Election, He emerged victorious in the election, whichRead
Authorities of the Caleb University, Imota in Lagos State, has entered into an educational exchange programme with a South Korean University to improve its entrepreneurship programme for students. The university Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Daniel Aina, made the disclosure on Tuesday at a news briefing in Imota, near Ikorodu. Aina said that the exchange programme would make […]
The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has condemned the July 24 suicide attacks on two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps near Maiduguri, Borno.
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Exam Ethics Marshals International (EEMI), an NGO, says only public service institutions that render efficient and effective services can survive in a Nigeria without oil. Mr Ike Onyechere, the Chairman of the organisation, said in his address at the National Conference on Mainstreaming Best Practices in the Administration of Public Service Recruitment, Confirmation and Promotion […]
Sen Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, has directed striking workers of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to embrace the spirit of dialogue and collective bargaining and call off their industrial action to pave the way for proper resolution of the dispute. Ngige stated this in a statement signed by Mr Samuel Olowokoore,
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Kano State Police Command says it stopped a peaceful match against rape by the Old Girls Association of Saint Louis Girls Secondary(SLOGA) on Tuesday as a result of security concerns. The Police spokesman, DSP Magaji Majiya, told the Nigerian Pilot in an interview that the command had earlier given full support to the march but […]
By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja Stakeholders have called on the federal government to scrap tax holidays on extractive industries and instead strengthen the framework for ensuring the ease of doing business by investors. This according to them “Is because tax holidays has led to loss of essential revenue” The stakeholders made the call in a […]
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Sen. Chris Nwabueze Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, has said that the Federal Government is determined to promote peaceful and harmonious industrial relations by ensuring labour-enhanced services in the country. Ngige said this while declaring open a two-day Conference of Zonal Directors of Labour, State Coordinators of Labour, Resident Labour Desk Officers and Directorate […]
Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says easing the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) will pull real lending rates to a negative territory. Emefiele said this while addressing newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja on the outcome of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Meeting. He said that any reduction in MPR would […]
The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has advised the newly inaugurated presidents of National Sports Federations to focus on the development of sports at the grassroots. The miniser, who gave the advice on Tuesday in Abuja while addressing newsmen, said the ministry was interested in developing young athletes to replace the aging ones. […]
He said if he, Apostle Johnson Suleman, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode and the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, had kept quiet like Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka and Pastor Tunde Bakare had done, the subject Christian Religious Knowledge, CRK, wouldn't have been restored as an independent subject in the Nigerian Secondary schools' curriculum.
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The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung on Tuesday described the increased in the number of teams to participate in World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations as a `healthy development’. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja Dalung said the football world governing body FIFA wanted to do justice to Africa. “The increased in the […]
?The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe the management of Nigerian Air Force over alleged assault inflicted on staff and students of Osun State University. To this end, the House resolved to summon the Chief of Air Staff, Air Commodore Sadiq Abubakar to appear before its Committee on Air Force. The member representing Obokun/Oriade […]
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The Senate on Tuesday passed the Bill Establishing the Nigerian Peace Corps(NPC). The Bill, which was sponsored by Sen. Bayero Nafada(APC-Gombe), is meant to empower and provide employment for the youths, facilitate peace, volunteerism, community services and nation building. The bill was passed in a unanimous voice vote after the Chairman, Committee on Judiciary, Human
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Five suspected members of a kidnap gang who abducted a policeman on Siun-Ajura-Abeokuta road in Ogun State last Friday have been killed by policemen from Obafemi Owode Division while the victim also escaped alive. This [...]
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Spanish football federation president Angel Maria Villar, in custody following his arrest on corruption charges, was suspended for a year on Tuesday by the country's sports ministry (CSD), a spokeperson told AFP.
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The National Association of Nigerian Students' (NANS), has applauded Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State for approving over Nine Hundred Million Naira (900 Million) for the payment of tuition fees and upkeep allowances of Sokoto State indigenes studying both in Nigeria and Diaspora.
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People tend to believe all sort of things concerning air travel, and this is largely because they have not taken out time to get the necessary information to help them better understand what it entails.
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A total of N652 billion was shared among the Federal Government, States and Local Governments in July, the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris said on Tuesday. He said this in Abuja, after chairing the monthly meeting of Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), adding that the figure comprised of both mineral and non-mineral
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