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Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

NLC commends Borno governor over release of N1 billion for pension arrears

The Borno chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday lauded Gov. Babagana Zulum over the release of N1 billion for payment of 34 months pension arrears owed retired workers in the state.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Governor Zulum orders immediate payment of salary/pension arrears

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, yesterday, ordered immediate payment and settlement of all outstanding salary and pension arrears of civil servants who had undergone biometric data capture or yet to do before the Eid-el fitr celebration.

May Day: NLC lament non-payment of workers’ entitlements in Borno

Workers in Borno State under the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) have urged the outgoing government of Governor Kashim Shettima to offset the over N20 billion owed retired workers since 2013.

Blame parents for cultism – Concerned citizens

Some concerned Nigerians have attributed the increase in cultism in the country to the negligence of parents and some lapses in the education system.

Pupils’ enrolment up in North-east after Boko Haram disruption

States in the North-east sub-region have intensified efforts to encourage enrolment of pupils into primary schools following the return of peace to the area.

NUT trains Borno women on financial bargaining

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) in Borno on Tuesday commenced training of 50 women on active participation in industrial unions to enable them become responsive in pushing for their demands.

NUT appeals to Governor Shettima to use Paris Club refund to pay teachers’ entitlements

The Borno Wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has appealed to Gov. Kashim Shettima to use the third tranche of the Paris Club refund to clear teachers’ entitlements.

Borno NUT demands immediate release of detained IDPs

The Borno state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has called for the immediate release of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) arrested in the state.

Stakeholders reject handover of primary education to local govts

The clamour for Local Government autonomy has continued to gain more popularity among Nigerians, with many arguing that it would free and empower the third tier of government to perform its statutory function of meeting the basic needs of the common man at the grass roots.

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Controversial ‘Hate Speech Bill’ passes second reading in Senate

Despite the public outcry, a controversial bill to regulate social media has passed second reading in the Nigerian Senate.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests Ebonyi government house protocol officer over ‘N17 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a staff of the Protocol Unit of the Ebonyi State Government House, Abakaliki, over alleged N17 Million fraudulent transactions.
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Harry Redknapp: Jose Mourinho should make Gareth Bale his first Tottenham Hotspur signing

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Father docked over alleged cruelty to his baby

The police, on Wednesday, arraigned one Mr Livingstone Okpezi in a Karshi Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged cruelty to his child
Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.

Former FIFA U17 Golden Ball winner reveals why he quit football

Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.