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Research vital to Nigeria’s devt – CSO

By Raphael Ede Enugu African Heritage Institution (Afri-Heritage), a socio-economic and political think-tank, has said research is fundamental to Nigeria’s development, noting that unless Nigerians work towards the direction of research, the country’s development would be a mirage. Executive Director ...

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Anti-graft war, Nigeria project – NGO

By Patrick Ahanor Benin City A non-governmental organisation, Edo state Civil Society Organisations (EDOCSO), has urged Nigerians to take the anti-corruption fight as their personal project in order to put an end to the scourge. Coordinator General of the group, ...

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Sanusi leads prayer for late Katagum emir

By Najib Sani Bauchi Representative of President Muhammadu Buhari, Jigawa and Borno states governors were among thousands of sympathisers that attended the funeral prayer of the 11th Emir of Katagum, the late Alhaji Muhammad Kabir Umar, who died on Saturday ...

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KACRAN condemns Numan LGA killings

By Musa M. Buba Damaturu Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN) has condemned the Numan killings and called for its thorough investigation. A press statement signed by the national president of the association, Hon. Khalil Muhammad Bello, and ...

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Obaseki appoints 19 female aides

By Patrick Ahanor Benin City Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has approved the appointment of one special adviser and 18 special assistants on gender. The governor, in a statement issued yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Strategy, ...

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Kidnappers kill 3, abduct 10 in Niger

By Aideloje Ojo Minna Kidnappers operating on the Kaduna – Sarki Pawa road in Munya local government of Niger state reportedly killed three persons and kidnapped 10 others at the weekend. It was gathered that the villages of Fwapai, Tsoho ...

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NUC okays facilities at Niger varsity

  By Aideloje Ojo Minna Various accreditation teams from the National Universities Commission (NUC) who have been in IBB University for assessment and peer review of its academic programmes and learning facilities have expressed satisfaction with the level of world-class ...

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NCC, call telecoms operators to order

I wish to draw the attention of the National Communications Commission (NCC) to the atrocities perpetrated by some telecoms operators against their subscribers. It is very disturbing that some of these mobile operators have been found to be fraudulent in ...

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Christmas: Enforce ban on fireworks

Christmas comes once in a year, Christ being regarded as Messiah or saviour of the world. But the way some young boys, girls and elderly persons celebrate Christmas leaves much to be desired. For instance, in various places, some young ...

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Court stops FG, EFCC on AITEO

Stories by Vivian Okejeme Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court Abuja, has in an ex-parte order, restrained the Federal Government from haling the business operations and freezing the accounts of AITEO Eastern E & P Company Ltd. The ...

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NAF War College graduates students

The Nigerian Air Force Air War College (NAFAWC) has graduated it’s second set of participants of its Air War Course 2/2017, at the NAF Base, Makurdi. Nineteen senior military officers, consisting of 16 from the NAF, one from the Nigerian ...

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Don’t politicise the fight against crime

By Bala Ibrahim Following recent barrage of allegations of atrocities leveled against the operatives the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, promptly ordered the immediate reorganization of the squad while an investigation is underway ...

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Reps score Dangote high on local content

By David Agba Abuja Federal lawmakers yesterday said the Dangote Cement plant at Obajana surpassed their expectations on adherence to Local Content, adding that they were shocked by the facility at the factory. Members of the House of Representatives Committee ...

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Bemas launches new mobile top-up platform

By Jerry Uwah Lagos Bemas Technology Nigeria Limited has entered the market with an innovative mobile e-Top-Up platform that would promote small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and reduce the stress encountered by rural dwellers in airtime top up. The product ...

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Underwriting sector growth rate shrinks in Q3

Stories by David Agba, with agencies Despite efforts by insurance sector operators and regulators to deepen insurance penetration in Nigeria and boost the sector’s contributions to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the sector merely recorded 0.32 percent growth in third ...

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FG nets N23bn from tax amnesty scheme

By David Agba Abuja The federal government yesterday revealed that the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) has turned in the total sum of N23 billion from sundry registrations. Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde ...

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