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Boosting Nigeria’s housing stock with workers’ funds

With an estimated 16 million shortfall in the national housing stock, there is need for a radical policy review of the strategies that would accelerate the provision of decent accommodation for affluent and average income earning Nigerians. It is important…

Trio for Abuja literary event

Two writers, Iresiri Samson and Yinka Olagbile, and a musician, Zainab Sule, will share the spotlight on the platform of the Abuja Writers’ Forum’s March 29 edition of the popular Guest Writer Session. Kukogho Iresiri Samson, a reporter, editor and…

2015: Ihedioha pleads for financial support for INEC from UN

By Umar Muhammad Puma Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep Emeka Ihedioha, has appealed to the United Nations for financial support to enable the Independent National Electoral Commission to successfully conduct the 2015 elections in the country. The…

Osun guber: PDP governorship aspirants blast Aregbesola

…call him a failure By Lawrence Olaoye Two prominent aspirants onmthe platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday took the incumbent governor of the state, Rauf Aregbesola to the cleaners, describing him a failed governor. The aspirants, Senator Iyiola…

NAFDAC ups campaign against drug counterfeiting

Director-General of the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dr. Paul Orhii, has called on Nigerian youths to join the agency in its fight against drug counterfeiters in the country. A statement issued by NAFDAC’s Director of…

2015: Police send officers on election security course

By Joy Baba In continuation of the preparations for the 2015 general elections, the Inspector-General of Police, (IGP) Mohammed Abubakar, has again sent another batch of 16,691 Police Officers to undergo intensive training on election protection duties as part of…

Oyo Assembly condemns Soka killings

Oyo State House of Assembly yesyerday condemned the suspected killings at Soka in Oluyole Local Government Area. The lawmakers condemned the act at plenary presided over by Speaker Monsurat Sunmonu. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that no fewer…

Keshi backs Eagles’ bench warmers

The Chief Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi has said he will keep faith with the country’s top stars who have struggled for game time at their clubs ahead of the World Cup. Mikel Obi has had limited playing…

Ex-minister faults Tor’ Tiv over statement against Sultan

From Raji Bello, Sokoto A former Minister for Youths and Sport Development, Alhaji Inuwa Abdulkadir has urged the Tor’ Tiv, Dr. Alfred Akawe Torkula to apologise for his statement against the Sultan and the Sultanate. Inuwa, who insisted that he…

NFF orders Keshi to defend 35-man World Cup squad

The Nigeria National Team Coach Stephen Keshi will next week defend his 35-man provisional squad for the World Cup in Brazil, officials announced. The chairman of the technical committee of the NFF Chris Green said Keshi will defend his World…

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