Senate probes harassment of Nigerians in Bakassi Peninsula

By Christiana Ekpa ‎‎The Senate vowed to investigate the recent harassment of Bakassi indigens in Cameroon which led to the death of some Nigerians and their mass return.  The Upper Chamber equally directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to immediately submit the Green Tree Agreement entered into by Nigeria and Cameroon on June 12, 2006 for ratification. The More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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12 states yet to access 2015 UBE Fund-Minister

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano   The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has revealed that twelve states of Nigeria have not accessed the Universal Basic Education (UBE) fund for 2015.   Speaking during More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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2 Nigerian soldiers jailed 23 years for stealing arms meant to fight Boko Haram

A military court martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State on Tuesday sentenced two junior soldiers of the Nigerian Army to 23 years in prison each for stealing ammunition meant for combating Boko Haram insurgency. The More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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FG gets N3.38bn AfDB loan for potatoes production in Plateau

  By Lawrence Olaoye The federal government has secured a N3.38 billion loan for Plateau state for the mass production and development of Irish potatoes value chain. The government also approved the total sum More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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419ers impersonating Buhari’s anti-corruption advisers – FG

The Federal Government has raised the alarm over an orchestrated plot to discredit the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, and by extension the government’s anti-corruption efforts. The More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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FG spends N1.5bn on Zungeru Dam compensation

From Yakubu Mustapha,Minna. The Federal Government has so far expended over N1.5 billion for the compensation of the affected communities of the ongoing construction of Hydro Power Dam at Zungeru in Niger State. The More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Edo State Varsity not for the poor — VC

The management of the state-owned Edo University, Iyamho, says the institution was established to essentially cater for academically-endowed students and the wealthy in the society. The Vice Chancellor of the institution, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Police College suspends 5 recruits

The authorities of the Nigerian Police College, Oji River in Enugu State, have suspended five recruits for indiscipline. The five are among the 966 fresh intakes of 2016 class currently undergoing training since More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Northern Elders: Advocates of secession agents of disunity

By Umar Muhammad Puma   The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has described those agitating for secession as agents of disunity whose aim was to cause disaffection and chaos among the various sections of the country.   In More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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JAMB begins change of courses, institutions for 2017/2018 admissions

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has commenced the change of courses and institutions for 2017/2018 admission procedures. JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, Fabian Benjamin made this known in an interview More...