Category: Other News

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Kaduna: Commissioner for Education Dies

BY ADAMU BELLO in Kaduna The Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Andrew Jonathan Nok, is dead. Aged 55, Nok, who have been down with...

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Akwa Ibom: Gunmen Kills 5 as Commissioner Escapes Death

Suspected hired gunmen on Sunday attacked the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Udoh Ekpenyong in his residence at Ikot Oku...

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UNIAFRICA: 312 Graduate from Foundation School

Varsity begins full academic programmes January 2018• BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Port Harcourt• Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Thursday recorded another...

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LG Polls: Kwara Assures Residents of Safety, Security

The Kwara State Government has reassured residents of the State of their safety before, during and after Saturday’s local government elections in the State. The...

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Anambra to Introduce Sign Language in Schools

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has disclosed efforts by his administration to introduce sign language in all secondary schools in the state to facilitate easy...

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Fake Woman Retired Director Discovered in Kano Civil Service

BY AMINU ASKIRA in Kano• Chairman of Kano State Civil Servants Screening Committee, Dr. Suleiman Wali Sani on Wednesday said that his Committee has discovered a...

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Bayelsa: Journalists, Commissioner Meet over Training, Partnership

BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Port Harcourt• The Bayelsa State government has concluded arrangements to hold a two-day training program for members of the Nigeria Union of...

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TCI Signs Letter of Commitment on Reproductive Health Needs of Urban Poor with Ogun, Kano, Others

By Roland Ogbonnaya in Abeokuta• The Challenge Initiative (TCI) signs a Letter of Commitment with the Ogun, Kano, Delta, Bauchi and Niger State governments to...

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Catholic Priest Clocks 25 on Pulpit, Says Restructuring Should Start with Govs

BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Abuja• A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey on Saturday backed the clamour for the restructuring of Nigeria but however said it should...

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‘Bayelsans Should Sustain Annual Thanksgiving Service for Peace, Economic Prosperity’

BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Port Harcourt• Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called on all Bayelsans, both at home and in the Diaspora to sustain the...

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Summit Discusses Methods of Funding Development of Cities in Africa

 Establishment of the African Cities Development Fund United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) organised a two-day workshop on the establishment of...

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Bayelsa Assembly Approves ‎N40b Loan for Existing Projects

Says it will enhance speedy completion of projects BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Port Harcourt• Bayelsa State House of Assembly has approved the request for the restructuring...

PRESIDENT BUHARI ATTENDS APC MEETING 2 ; President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, APC National WOMEN LEADER, DR RAMATU TIJJANI,  President of the Senate  Bukola Saraki and APC and Imo State Governor Owelle Rocharles Okorocha after the APC National Executive Committee Meeting held at the Party Headquarter in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE/STATE HOUSE OCT 31ST 2017

Presidency Labels 2015 PDP Defectors as Liability to Buhari

BY CHUKS NNOCHIRI in Abuja• The Presidency has described members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC), few weeks...

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Dickson Announces 2-year Waiver as Brass Fertiliser Company Gets CofO

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Wednesday in Yenagoa presented the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) to the management team of the proposed Brass...

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Ecumenical Centre: We’re Prepared to Host the World, Says Bayelsa Govt 

PRESS RELEASE• Popular American gospel singer and multiple award winner, Ron ‎Kenoly will on Tuesday lead other local and international artistes to Bayelsa State to...

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ANA Re-elects Denja Abdulahi, Others

PRESS RELEASE• Members of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), have re-elected Mr. Denja Abdulahi, as their President, during the association’s...

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MainaGate: Mass Action Looms as NANS Issues 7-Day Ultimatum to Nigerian Govt

  BY ADAKU ADIDNDU in Abuja• National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has issue a 7-days ultimatum to the Nigerian government to probe the circumstances...

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PRESIDENCY: I Offer Myself for Service, Shekarau Writes PDP

Nigeria’s former Minister of Education and governor, Ibrahim Shekarau, has written to his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of his intention to run for the...

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Sultan: LG Autonomy a Mirage Without Attitudinal Change

BY Amin Mohammad in Sokoto• The current agitation for local government autonomy would amount to nothing except leaders are sincere and God-fearing. Sultan of Sokoto,...

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Ban on Open Grazing: Fulani Group Threatens Anarchy

 BY SULE ADAMSON in Jos• A Fulani group has threatened that banning of open grazing in Plateau State will create more problems than it intends to resolve. The...