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FEC approves N745m to hire auditors for NDDC

FEC approves N745m to hire auditors for NDDC

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N745 million for the hiring of additional forensic field auditors for the audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen.…

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Navy flags off Exercise AKERE in Bayelsa

Navy flags off Exercise AKERE in Bayelsa

The Central Naval Command, on Wednesday, flagged off its Sea Exercise code-named “Exercise Akere”, to compliment Operations CALM WATERS II and SWIFT RESPONSE. The Navy said the operation is aimed at enforcing the use of…

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Murder of Plateau monarch: Lalong, Gyang direct hunt for killers

Murder of Plateau monarch: Lalong, Gyang direct hunt for killers

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has assured that the killers of a traditional ruler, Da Bulus Chuwang Janka, the Acting Gwom Rwey of Foron District in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the State…

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NAFDAC seals 2 fake factories, recovers fake drugs worth over N10m

NAFDAC seals 2 fake factories, recovers fake drugs worth over N10m

The National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Wednesday sealed two counterfeit animal drug factories in Bichi Local Government Area of Kano State. Shaba Muhammad, the state Coordinator of the agency, disclosed…

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We’ve commenced preparation for 2021 Hajj – NAHCON Chairman

We’ve commenced preparation for 2021 Hajj – NAHCON Chairman

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has commenced preparation for the 2021 Hajj exercise. Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Zikirulla Hassan, who said this in Yola on Wednesday, explained that much needs to be…

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Kingmakers petition Oyetola to remove Oluwo

Kingmakers petition Oyetola to remove Oluwo

Iwo kingmakers have petitioned Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola to remove their monarch, Abdulrasheed Adewale, the Oluwo of Iwoland over his alleged criminal past. They alleged that Abdulrasheed was convicted in the United States of…

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COVID-19: PTF made up of politicians rather than researchers – ASUU laments

COVID-19: PTF made up of politicians rather than researchers – ASUU laments

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has raised concerns over the composition of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, saying the team is just made up of politicians rather than researchers, which portrays the…

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Buhari, Mongono, Magashi, Onyeama, others depart Nigeria for Bissau on Thursday

Buhari, Mongono, Magashi, Onyeama, others depart Nigeria for Bissau on Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday depart Abuja for Bissau to attend ceremonies celebrating the National Day of the Republic of Guinea Bissau, September 24. The President will join the Heads of State and Government…

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Delta govt approves date for primary, secondary schools resumption

Delta govt approves date for primary, secondary schools resumption

The Delta State Government has approved September 28 for the reopening of primary and secondary schools in the state. The state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Patrick Ukah made this known on Wednesday…

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Akwa Ibom announces reshuffles school attendance days, resumption dates

Akwa Ibom announces reshuffles school attendance days, resumption dates

Akwa Ibom State government has announced its plans to stagger school days for Secondary schools with a population of over 2000 students. The categorization, according to the state government, is to avoid congestion and overcrowding…