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Police promote 1,731 teachers

Nigeria Police Force yesterday said it had promoted 1,731 teachers out of the 2,200 that wrote the 2016/2017 promotional examination across the federation. Deputy Director, Human Resources, Force Education Headquarters, Abuja, Ajao Emmanuel, disclosed this to the News Agency of ...

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What the king should focus on

After 103-day medical vacation in London, the king, President Muhammadu Buhari, returned to the country last Saturday to the warm embrace of his country men and women with wild jubilation in some quarters. Th is is expected because the president ...

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Buhari’s speech in perspective

Whichever way one might look at it, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Monday morning broadcast to the nation after his return from medical vacation cannot be reduced to a ‘disappointment’ on the account that it failed to address certain issues. A lot ...

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Magu frustrating antigraft war – AGF

Abuja Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) yesterday accused Ibrahim Magu-led Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of frustrating the federal government’s fi ght against corruption. Malami also accused the anti graft agency of ...

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Hajj: We’ll meet deadline – Max Air

Max Air limited yesterday promised to complete transportation of its 33, 473 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 Hajj on August 26. Th e Airline’s Public Relations Manager, Alhaji Ibrahim Dahiru, gave the assurance in an interview with ...

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NASC boss warns on unwholesome practices

Director-General, National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC), Dr. Philip Olusegun Ojo, has warned stakeholders in the seed industry against unwholesome practices, saying the Council “will bite those engaging in the production, packaging and selling of fake seeds.” Ojo gave the warning ...

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Citizen observation as panacea to credible polls

Observation of elections by the citizens has become one of the global yardsticks for assessing credibility and transparency of an election, highlighting specifi c recommendations for improvement and garner support of their international community for genuine democratic elections. Also, election ...

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Musa Ujah: Exit of doyen of Nigerian youths

Penultimate Th ursday night, Alhaji Abdulhameed Musa Ujah, former chairman, Strabag, and immediate past chairman, SMEDAN, left this clime for the great beyond, the fi nal destination of humanity, after a protracted illness. His janaza was performed on Friday after ...

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Still on Buhari’s return, broadcast

SADIQ ABUBAKAR writes on the divergent views by Nigerians from all walks of life, on President Muhammadu Buhari’s return from his medical leave in London. Th e return of President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to receive mixed reactions as well ...

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Babachir, Oke: Anxiety as Buhari gets Osinbajo report

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari, his committee’s report on investigations into allegations against the duo of suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, David Babachir Lawal, and the DirectorGeneral, National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke. ...

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Letter to President Buhari

My dear President Buhari, I join millions of our country men and women in felicitating with you, your family, associates and well-wishers on your return from medical vacation in the United Kingdom. I wish you good health and strength to ...

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4 cops face dismissal over extortion

Four Policemen attached to Ogbudu Division of the Lagos state Police Command may be dismissed from the Force over alleged extortion of N15,000 from a civilian. A statement by the Head, Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU), ACP Abayomi Shogunle, ...

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