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Nigeria back on the path to recovery – FG

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria is on the path of taking its place among the comity of nations with various developmental programmes ongoing in different sectors of the country. Prof. Osinbajo made the assertion at the 2017/2018 50th convocation lecture of the university of Lagos, with the theme …

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NERC is not recruiting, commission warns Nigerians

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC has disowned a message circulating about purported ongoing recruitment by the commission. NERC in a notice posted on its website, said the perpetrators of the recruitment scam demanded employment processing fees from unsuspecting members of the public. In a notice obtained from NERC by newsmen …

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Senate to pass 2019 budget in April 16

The Senate has promised to pass the 2019 budget on April 16. This is just as President Muhammadu Buhari declined to assent the controversial National Housing Fund Bill and seven others recently passed by the National Assembly. The Senate President Bukola Saraki made the announcement at plenary. He urged sub-committees …

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A 20-year-old drowns in pond —Kano Fire Service

 A 20-year-old man, Dayyabu Kashim, drowned in a pond in Dorayi Ramin Kasa in Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State, the Fire Service has confirmed. The spokesman for Kano State Fire Service, Mr Saidu Mohammed, who made the statement in Kano said the victim was bathing in the pond. …

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INEC begins again collation of Rivers gov election results

The Independent National Electoral Commission has resumed the collation of results of the Rivers State governorship election. National Commissioner supervising Bayelsa, Edo and Rivers States, Mrs. May Agbamuche-Mbu, while announcing the resumption of the governorship results collation, assured party agents and other stakeholders of a fair, credible and peaceful collation …

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Soldiers to eject insurgents, bandits from forests, game reserves.

The chief of the army staff, LT Gen Tukur Buratai, has said 14 forests and game reserves in the country have become sanctuaries for kidnappers, bandits and terrorists. LT Gen Buratai said the army had also commenced exercise Harbin Kunama iv to flush bandits and insurgents out of   forests in Sokoto, Katsina and Zamfara states. The coast disclosed   …

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NPC puts Nigeria’s life expectancy at 52 years

The National Population Commission (NPC) has said that the current overall life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 52.2 years. The acting chairman of NPC, Alhaji Hassan Bashir, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement at the 52nd session of the United Nations commission on population and development. According …

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JAMB reschedules printing of exam slips to April 4

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board have rescheduled the printing of the 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination slip to Thursday, April 4. JAMB’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in an interview in Abuja. Reports say that the printing of the examination slips was initially scheduled …

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