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Ex-Army Chief Malu dies at 70

By Daniel Agbo Makurdi A former Chief of Amy Staff , Lt.- Gen. Victor Samuel Leonard Malu, is dead. According to his nephew, Mr. Bem Adoor, who broke the news on his Facebook timeline around 1:25pm yesterday, he died in ...

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Youths deserve attention – Al-Makura

By Mohammed Yangida Lafia– Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has called on government at all levels to pay maximum attention to youth development in order to enhance their productivity. He made the call yesterday in Lafi a when he ...

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EPA tasks FG on Ajaokuta Steel

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja– Ebira People’s Association (EPA) has called on the federal government to ensure the timely completion of Ajaokuta Steel project, abandoned for over 30 years. In a statement signed by the President-General of the association, Dr. Abdurrahaman ...

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Auchi poly proscribes SUG

Authorities of Auchi Polytechnic yesterday proscribed the Students’ Union Government (SUG) over alleged threat to scheduled school’s second semester examination which was to commence yesterday. Th e institution’s Public Relations Offi cer, Mustapher Oshiobugie, made the disclosure in a telephone ...

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AEDC begins clean-up of shanty networks

By Abdullahi Muhammad In line with its determination to create accident-free electricity services atmosphere within its franchise areas, comprising the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kogi, Nasarawa and Niger states, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) Plc would commence a phased clean ...

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Policemen protest over salary in Kaduna

By Chizoba Ogebche Abuja– Police offi cers attached to the Kaduna State Police Command have protested non-payment of their salaries as well as other irregularities that had reportedly aff ected payment of their salaries and other remunerations. Blueprint gathered that ...

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PSC probes CPs over ‘misconduct’

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja– Police Service Commission (PSC), yesterday said it was investigating allegations of abuse of office against some Commissioners of Police (CPs) in charge of state commands. A statement by PSC’s Head, Press and Public Relations, Mr Ikechukwu ...

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Experts move to revamp construction industry

Stakeholders in the construction sector have called for government commitment in revamping the sector from imminent collapse The stakeholders warned that if government policies were not tilted to favour construction sector, which is a major determinant of development, the nation ...

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Equity market gains N176bn

By Amaka Ifeakandu Lagos Trading activities on the fl oor of Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday opened the week on a bullish trend, gaining 176 billion. Specifically, market capitalisation of listed equities increased by 1.41 per cent to N12.678 trillion ...

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Surveyors working on new standards

The Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) and Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) have kick-started a process to standardise and align its proposed ‘Green Book’ with international best practices. The Nigerian Valuation Standards to ...

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We can’t discipline IGP, PSC clarifies

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja– Th e Police Service Commission yesterday blamed the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris for the perceived decay in the police force, accusing it of not implementing its directives. While acknowledging that it has constitutional powers ...

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