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ABC Nwosu

ABC Nwosu: I’ll quit politics if PDP fails to capture Anambra in 2021

A former Minister of Health, Prof ABC Nwosu, has said he will quit politics if the Peoples Democratic Party fails to win the governorship seat of Anambra State in 2021.
Sam Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa: Accent to pharmacists council bill will curb drug abuse, misuse

President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Sam Ohuabunwa, has made a case for presidential accent to the Pharmacists Council Of Nigeria Bill into law as a panacea to the growing incidences of drug abuse and misuse menace in the country.
National President of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Mr Kolade David Alabi has promised to meet with Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on the dissolution of council chairmen.

ALGON passes vote of confidence on Kolade Alabi

The Board of Trustees (BoT) and National Executive Council (NEC) of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) have passed a vote of confidence in the leadership of Kolade David Alabi as the National President of the association.
Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation - NIDO

NIDOA promises to reverse brain drain

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA), has promised that the organisation would work with the Nigerian government to reverse the brain drain to Brain Gain.
President Buhari at the event

African doctors laud President Buhari for creating humanitarian ministry

African Doctors for Africa (AfDA) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the creation of the Humanitarian and Disaster Ministry, saying it is a recognition of efforts of Non-Governmental and Civil Society Organisations towards achieving a better society.
Udom Emmanuel

Nigeria’s democracy cannot stand on weak economy – Akwa Ibom governor

Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel, has asked Federal Government support any venture that would strengthen the economy of Nigeria, thereby, strengthening its democracy.

Senator Jibrin: Why I’m supporting federal government’s Ruga scheme

The Chairman of Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Walid Jibrin, has said that his support for the Ruga scheme was informed by his passion for peace, security and unity of the nation.

Bayelsa professionals accuse PDP aspirants of plotting violence

The Association of Concerned Bayelsa Professionals has accused some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants of plotting violence with the intention to force the party to take the primary outside the state.

Southern, Middle Belt leaders berate PDP BOT chairman on Ruga

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, SMBLF, yesterday, faulted the chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Walil Jubril, for supporting the suspended RUGA project.

PDP BOT chairman supports Ruga programme

Sen. Walid Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged Nigerians to embrace the establishment of Rural Grazing Areas (RUGA) programme of the Federal Government.
Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa: Attahiru Jega is welcome to the party he once deregistered

The Former governor of Kaduna State, and chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has said that the party welcomes the former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, into the party that the commission once deregistered under Jega’s leadership.

Radiographers furious over inclusion of non professionals in training

Members of a professional body of radiographers in Nigeria, the Medical Imaging Society of Nigeria (MISON), have threatened to seek legal measures against the Registrar of the Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN) and the Head of Institute of RRBN.

Musa Mantu wants recognition, respect for barbers, cosmetologists

Mr Musa Mantu, founder of Fades and Bangs Global Salons, Abuja, has cautioned Nigerians against treating barbers and cosmetologists with disdain, saying that beauty practitioners deserve respect for sacrifices put into making people beautiful and presentable.

TETFund grant inclusion lays to rest ownership controversy of Edo University – VC

The Vice Chancellor of Edo University, Iyamho, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, has said the enlistment of the University as beneficiary of the monetary intervention of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), has rested the controversy of the ownership and withdrawal of operational license rumour of the University.

Anambra markets union suspends ex-president as BoT member

The Amalgamated Market Traders Association of Anambra State (AMATAS) has suspended the immediate past President General of the Union, Chief Okwudili Ezenwankwo, as Board of Trustees (BOT) member of the association.
Sonny Echono

Nigerian government inaugurates panel to review AUST governance

The Federal Government has inaugurated an Administrative Audit Panel to review the proprietorship, academic affairs, governance, financial and physical development in the African University of Science and Technology (AUST).
Aisha Muhammed Oyebode

Unity School alumni seek ministerial position

The Chairman, Board of Trustees of Unity School Old Students Association (USOSA), Mrs. Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode, has decried the worsening state of Federal Government Colleges.

President Buhari approves N208 billion for public tertiary institutions

The reinstated TETFund Executive Secretary, Suleiman Bogoro, made this known at the annual meeting with officials of TETFund and beneficiary institutions in Abuja on Thursday.

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Qatar Airways annual loss widens

Qatar Airways reported a loss of 2.3 billion Qatari riyals or 639 million dollars on Wednesday for the year ended March 31, as it grapples with the second year of an embargo by neighbours that has restricted its air routes and driven costs higher.

Dayo Apata, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, 36 others get SAN rank September 23

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, will on September 23, 2019 swear in 38 lawyers as Senior Advocates of Nigeria.
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) plans to recapitalise to the tune of N500 billion, its Managing Director, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, has said.

Federal mortgage bank seeks N500 billion recapitalisation fund

Mr. Umar Dankane, Executive Director, Business Development and Portfolio Management of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria has said that the bank needs a N500 billion recapitalisation fund for optimal performance.

CBN commences charges on cash deposits

The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced the commencement of charges on deposits in addition to already existing charges on withdrawals.

Nasarawa Assembly approves N5 billion loan for government

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has approved the request of the state government to secure N5 billion bond from the capital market to undertake vital projects across the state.