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24/11/2017 13:42

Nwosu resigns as Anambra PDP chairman after party's loss

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, Prof ABC Nwosu has resigned his position. His decision follows the party’s woeful outing during last Saturday’s governorship poll. The party suffered resounding defeat, coming a distant third behind the All Progressives Grand...
24/11/2017 13:38

Court strikes out Oando’s suit against SEC

A Federal High Court, Lagos, has struck out a case filed by Oando Plc against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), seeking to stop the Commission from conducting a forensic audit on the company and also lift a technical suspension placed on its shares. The trial judge, Justice Mohammed...
24/11/2017 13:34

Fashola concludes plans to reintroduce toll gates in Nigeria

Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the federal government has concluded the plan to reintroduce toll gates on various highways across the country. He said this on Thursday while speaking at an interactive session with the senate committee on the Federal Roads Maintenance...
24/11/2017 13:28

FG to Employ 300,000 graduates for 2nd phase of N-power Scheme

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government has concluded plan to engage 300, 000 unemployed graduates for the second phase of its N-Power programme, The Sun News reports. Osinbajo stated this, in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, during the official launch of the...
24/11/2017 13:24

Solar-Powered Electronic Voting System to Replace Card Readers in 2019

There are plans to replace the card reader in the conduct of elections in the country,the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mohammed Sani Haruna has said. He gave the hint yesterday after the National Economic...
10/11/2017 11:34

SSANU workers to resume strike

Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has threatened to resume strike over failure of the Nigerian government to honour the agreement earlier reached with the union in September. A meeting of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the three non- teaching staff in the universities...
10/11/2017 10:57

Court orders forfeiture of Ikoyi Flat where $43.4m was recovered by EFCC

Flat 7B Osbourne Towers, Lagos, where the sum of $43.4 million and N23,218,000 were recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission months ago has been temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria. This was the ruling of a Federal high court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on...
09/09/2017 13:41

Two female bombers killed in Maiduguri

The Police in Borno on Saturday said two female suicide bombers were killed when they detonated the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to their bodies in the outskirts of Maiduguri.   A statement issued and signed by DSP Isuku Victor, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in...
07/09/2017 14:06

Killers of Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Cyriacus Onunkwo, arrested

Suspected killers of a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Cyriacus Onunkwo, have been arrested.   The cleric was kidnapped by some gunmen in Orlu, Imo State in his car on Friday.   He was said to be returning home to organise the funeral of his father when he was abducted at gunpoint.   His...
07/09/2017 09:33

Varsity, poly, non-academic workers begin strike Sept 11

Despite the meeting on Thursday between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities to seek an end to the indefinite strike in universities, other unions in the public higher institutions have announced the commencement of their strike by Monday, September 11.   The...

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