NECO fires 19 staff over certificate forgery






The National Examinations Council, NECO, has announced the dismissal of 19 of its staff from service for certificate forgery.


The council, in a statement by its Head of Information and Public Re [...]


Inflation rises to 12.13% in January 2020

Nigeria’s inflation rate continued in an upward swing last week, hitting a two-year height of 12.13 per cent in January 2020.

The data released in a Consumer Price Index, CPI, report by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, for December 2019, indicates a steady rise of prices in the past five months.

The report which comes [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020

NNPC, partners disburse $360 million for Ogoni clean-up

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and its joint venture partners have disbursed $360 million for the Ogoni land clean-up as recommended by the United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP.

The corporation said in a statement that funding was no longer the challenge of the Ogoni land clean-up project, stressing that NNPC and [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020

EFCC to Nigerians: Take fight against corruption serious

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Benue State in collaboration with National Youth Service Corps and other concerned stakeholders have a staged a road walk against corruption.

The State Zonal Director of EFCC, Mr Johnson Babalola, who led the walk across major streets of Makurdi appealed to Nigerians to take the fight [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020

Benue govt to return 300 schools to mission owners

Benue State Government said plans have reached advanced stage to return mission schools back to their original proprietors, the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Dennis Ityavyar, has disclosed.

The commissioner said this after a closed door meeting with principals of secondary schools.

Ityavyar said, "They are great schools an [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020

Court orders firm to pay ex-staff N.630m pocket expenditure

The presiding judge, Asaba Judicial division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Justice John Targema, has ordered IHS Towers Nigeria Ltd to pay Mr. Francis Ukwunna the sum of N630, 025 unpaid out of pocket expenditures within 30 days,.

The court held that Mr. Ukwunna claim that the computation of his severance entitlements in th [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020

Traffic violation: 5 directors, 118 others undergo psychiatric test

At least five directors and other high rank public servants were last week, arrested for various traffic offences and made to undergo psychiatric evaluation, the FCT Directorate of Road Traffic Services commonly known as VIO has disclosed.

The director of the service, Mr. Wadata Bodinga, said the arrests were part of an enforcement exerci [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020

Minister blows hot over poor sanitation in FCT schools

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has expressed worry over the poor sanitation of schools in the territory, charging principals and head teachers to maintain clean school environment at all times and to be proactive in the management of their schools.

The minister, during an unscheduled visit t [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020

Boko Haram: 36, 942 killed in 10yrs · Catholics to wear black, Wednesday, over insecurity

As insecurity persists in Nigeria with the dread terrorist organization, Boko Haram, stepping up attacks in Bornu, Adamawa and Yobe states, an estimated 36, 942 people have lost their lives in the past 10 years to the crisis.







Sun, 23 February 2020


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