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NYSC Club donates food, clothes, cash to orphanage

The Charity and Tourism Club, a Community Development Service (CDS) group of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), has donated assorted food items, clothes and an undisclosed amount of money to the Sokoto Orphanage.
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PCC seeks partnership with NYSC on dispute resolution

The Public Complaints Commission (PCC) has called on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to partner with it towards encouraging Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) among Nigerians.

Federal government bans unauthorised acquisition of firearms, drones, others

President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government has banned the unauthorised acquisition of firearms, drones and broadcast equipment.

NYSC corps members conduct free medical outreach in Jos

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Jos North, in Plateau, has conducted free medical outreach for 300 persons in Jos metropolis.

FIDA seeks inclusion of fight against corruption in SDGs

The Ekiti State chapter of International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA), has advocated for inclusion of war against corruption in the programmes of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

President Buhari to attend Joint ECOWAS/ECCAS, ECOWAS Summits in Togo

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart Abuja for Lome, Republic of Togo, to participate in two high-level meetings.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

320 Nigerian soldiers retire from military

Three hundred and twenty military personnel, comprising 262 from the Nigerian Army, 44 from the Nigerian Navy and 14 from the Nigerian Air Force have voluntarily who bowed out of the Armed Forces.

320 Nigerian soldiers retire from service

Three hundred and twenty soldiers, who have completed a six-month training at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), Oshodi, Lagos, in new skills, have formally retired from the service.

Who says future Nigerian elections cannot be annulled?

The Presidential election held in Nigeria on June 12, 1993 was the first in the history of the nation to be formally annulled by the government of the day. It was indeed the very first time the word ‘annul’ was used in connection with our elections. No one expected it.

World Cup: Supporters club, record label launch music video to raise funds

The President General, World Wide Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Dr Rafiu Oladipo, on Saturday urged Nigerians to pray for the Super Eagles so that they would perform well at the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Armed Forces prepare 39 senior officers for life after retirement

To ensure a meaningful life after service, the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) on Tuesday began an entrepreneurship and management training for 39 senior military officers.

US military worries over attacks in Nigeria by foreign extremists

The United States military has expressed concerned over attacks being carried out by foreign extremists in Nigeria and other West African countries.

Kano: 8,000 rural dwellers to benefit from NYSC medical outreach

The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano state, Alhaji Ladan Baba, says about 8,000 people will benefit from the scheme’s medical outreach across the state.

General Olonisakin: Nigerian youths facing enormous challenges

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has said that youths in the country are facing enormous challenges that must not be ignored if the nation is to grow.

DPP plays Evans’ confessions video in court

A leg of the trial of suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, continued on Wednesday before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, with the prosecution playing a video which captured Evans’ confessing to kidnapping and armed robbery.

Ex-CDS Ogomudia urges soldiers to sustain peace

Former Chief of Defence Staff, (CDS), Gen. Alexander Ogomudia (rtd.), has urged the military to remain resilient and committed in the discharge of their duties to ensure peace and stability in the country.

GOC: Operations Python Dance 2, Crocodile Smile 2 successful

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh said Python Dance 2 and Crocodile Smile 2 exercises were successfully conducted.

Corps member offers free eye treatment to 200 patients in Kano

A corps member serving with Aminu Kano Specialist Hospital, Felix Nwarienne, has commenced free eye treatment for 200 patients across his host community.

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NBS: Inflation rate drops to 11.26% in October

The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index Report which measures inflation with inflation rate dropping from 11.28 per cent in September to 11.26 per cent in October.
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Man killed by plane taking off from Russia’s main airport

A man was killed on the runway at Moscow's largest airport when he was hit by a plane that was taking off, Russian investigators said Wednesday.

Two House of Reps members dump APC

Two members of the House of Representatives, Kolawole Babatunde (Ondo) and Mukaila Kazeem (Ogun), have dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress.