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NDIC investigates management, directors of defunct Skye Bank

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), says it is monitoring investigations of directors and management of the failed Skye Bank Plc being carried out by law enforcement agencies.

Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour: Judiciary support is essential to efficacy of arbitration

A legal luminary, Mrs Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour, on Friday said a supportive judiciary was an essential element for the efficacy of arbitration in dispute resolution procedures.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Walter Onnoghen calls for alternative dispute resolution

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has called for the use of alternative dispute resolution, especially for settling of commercial and family disputes.

NMA urges federal government to resolve NHIS crisis

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called on the Federal Government to urgently resolve the lingering crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

Bolanle Ambode’s wife urges unity among women

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, on Tuesday urged women to learn to come together, support each other and discard unproductive habits.

NEC to declare state of emergency on education sector

The National Economic Council (NEC), concerned with the declining standards in education delivery, is considering declaring a state of emergency in the basic sector anytime soon.

[email protected]: Victor Ndoma-Egba salutes Nigerians on nation’s 58th anniversary

The Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has congratulated Nigerians on the country’s 58th independence anniversary.

Official: NYSC explores new strategy for credible mobilisation

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure says efforts were on towards evolving strategies to ensure credible mobilisation of corp members.

INEC: Osun guber election will be transparent

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised to be transparent in the conduct of the September 22 governorship election in Osun State.

Federal government urged allocate more resources to hospitality, tourism industry

The federal government has been urged to allocate more resources to the country’s hospitality and tourism industry for improved service delivery.

OAU professor tasks federal government, academia on national crises

Towards proffering a lasting solution to the multifarious socio-political and economic crises bedeviling the nation, Prof. Henry Odeyinka, has called on the Federal Government and the academia to leverage on research development to be able to proffer lasting solutions.

Yinusa Tanko: Nigeria yet to attain rightful place in comity of nations

The National Chairman of the National Conscience Party, Dr Yinusa Tanko, on Monday said Nigeria had yet to attain its rightful place in the comity of nations owing to leadership problems.

Senator Omo-Agege’s suspension in order – Senate deputy leader

Sen. Bala Na’allah, the Deputy Majority Leader of the Senate, has declared as being in order the suspension of Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege by the leadership of the Upper Legislative Chamber.

NNPC chief calls for partnership between academia, industry

Dr Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has called for more collaboration between the academia and the oil and gas industry on research, to attract investments into country.

Kaduna government to employ 42 part-time teachers

After teaching part-time for over a decade and receiving N10,000 stipends, the Kaduna State Government has promised to offer full employment to 42 part-time teachers of Capital School, Kaduna.

NASRDA calls for policy, planning on air quality

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has stressed the need for policy and planning on air quality to safeguard citizens from harmful effects of air pollutants.

Heaven is more important to me than anything else – Governor Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia says although being a governor is good, his earnest desire is to go to heaven when Jesus Christ comes again.

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ICPC set to arraign former OAU lecturer over sex-for-marks scandal

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Another 116 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).