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FLEXISAF, Muslim Forum partner on out-of-school children

A new partnership has been struck between FlexiSAF Foundation and the Nigerian Muslim Forum UK, NMFUK.

The partnership agreement was signed by both organizations in an effort to reduce the number of out-of-school children through active and systematic identification and enrollment of out-of-sch [...]

Sat, 13 July 2019


NNPC: Baru bows out, Kyari pledges transparency

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Corporation, NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, has bowed out of service after attaining the compulsory retirement age of 60 years.

Baru, who was appointed the 18th Group Managing Director of NNPC in 2016, took over from Emmanuel Ibeh Kachikwu who was redep [...]

Tue, 09 July 2019


JIDOP, wants Zamfara, Rivers, APC to apologize to electorate, recall PDP legislators

A Non Governmental Organization, under the aegis of Justice Initiative for the Disadvantaged and Oppressed Persons, has called on the Zamfara and  Rivers, states chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, to apologize to the electorate for not abiding by the electoral Act in the conduct of the [...]

Tue, 09 July 2019


Electricity contracts: Obasanjo, Jonathan, others in trouble

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the “immediate release of details of payments to all defaulting and allegedly corrupt electricity contractors and companies by the governments of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, former President G [...]

Mon, 08 July 2019


Lokogoma: FCTA to commence demolition this week · Homeowners divided

The permanent secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration, Sir Christian Ohaa, has told off-taker that there is no going back in the planned demolition of structures in Lokogoma estate. 

He gave this indication, last week, during a tripartite meeting between the developers of the e [...]

Mon, 08 July 2019


JAMB: Why we are revalidating biometrics of last 10 years

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has given the indication that was revalidating the biometrics of all candidates who have participated in its examination in the last 10 years.

“This step is taken as a result of the huge number of applications recorded by [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


T.B. Joshua denies rape allegations, says accuser ‘unstable’

After decades of being accused of rape by one Bisola Johnson, the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, has absolved its founder, Temitope Joshua, all allegations of rape, releasing a series of old videos to portray an accuser as dishonest and unstable.

Johnson has over the decade accused the [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


Nigeria, nation of ‘two countries’ – El-Rufa’I

Governor Nasir el-Rufa’I of Kaduna state has described Nigeria a nation of ‘two countries’ a developing north, and a backward north.

He also likened the development in northern Nigeria to what is obtained in “war-ravaged” Afghanistan, saying the region is “un [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


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