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Kaduna State on Wednesday emerged winner of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) North West Zonal National Science Quiz Competition.
About 10,000 public school teachers in Niger State are to benefit from the N2.1 billion motorcycle loan aimed at enhancing their mobility and help them to get to hard-to-reach parts of the state.
Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwoland, at the weekend cautioned Yoruba leaders, who are opposed to the proposed allocation of land for the establishment of cattle ranches in Yorubaland, warning that they should not plant seeds of discord among Nigerians.
The Post-Primary Schools Management Board in Adamawa has received 6,400 applications for employment to fill 1,514 vacancies in the board.
Ebonyi State Commissioner for Education, Hon. Sabinus Nwankwegu, on Wednesday, said that the state government had approved the reconstruction of 171 primary schools across the state. He said N2 billion has been set aside for the project.
As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, politicians have been urged to stop using youths as political thugs but engage them in productive ventures and inculcate in them good habits and discipline to enable them be good ambassadors of the society.
The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has disclosed that unpaid gratuities of pensioners from the state civil service currently stand at N20 billion.
The Katsina State Government on Tuesday said it has been sponsoring no fewer than 29,000 students yearly for the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and the National Examination Commission (NECO) in the state.
The Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Jafaru Sani, on Monday confirmed the outbreak of cholera at the Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Kawo.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said increased investment in education will curb insecurity and killings in some parts of the country.
The Lagos State Government said on Friday that the Federal Government’s school feeding programme had yet to take off in the state because of some logistics.
Three persons were on Tuesday feared killed following a clash between security operatives and kinsmen of late former Governor Diepreye Alamiyeiseigha in Amassoma, Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State.
The future of the South-East is obviously under a threat of systematic collapse. This is because its five governors have jettisoned what they ought to do to secure a strong educational foundation for current and unborn generations.
Some All Progressives Congress women in Imo State staged a protest on Friday at the Police Command, demanding cancellation of the ward congress and the holding of a fresh congress.
The Bayelsa State Government said on Friday that there was no going back on the current reforms to rid the state of suspected payroll fraudsters in the civil service in the state.
At least 198 Kaduna State indigenes have benefited from scholarship programmes initiated by the Texaco Nigeria Outer Self, a Chevron Company, between 2013 and 2017.
Rivers State Government has called on the Federal Government to direct the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, to intervene in the state to ameliorate the havoc caused by Monday night’s rainstorm in some parts of Port Harcourt.
Many residents of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, have been thrown into utter misery and confusion as heavy rain accompanied by ferocious thunderstorm mid-day Monday wreaked havoc in some parts of the city damaging properties running into millions of naira.
Twelve of the seventeen screened aspirants in the Osun State governorship race have rejected the direct mode of primary election as proclaimed by the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
The Police Command in Kaduna State on Tuesday confirmed the killing of two officers during gun battle with bandits in Tabanni village on Birnin Gwari-Funtua road.
The Media Office of the Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has dismissed the report of the observer groups slated for publication on Wednesday as a concoction fabricated and facilitated by the Ekiti State Government to discredit the July 14, 2018 election that returned Fayemi as the winner.
A quack doctor, Adewale Owolanke, operating an illegal hospital, which have caused the death of many innocent people, has been arrested.
Nigeria’s vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday said government was determined to increase the level of the country’s trade in the region.
A Spanish NGO on Tuesday said that the Libyan coastguard left two women and a child to die at sea by Libyans who had come to rescue them.
Aggrieved Staff of ExxonMobil in Akwa Ibom state on Friday took to the streets over the sack of 860 spy police in the company without entitlements.
A Saudi Arabia girl has been arrested for hugging a singer at a concert in the Saudi city of Ta’if, police said on Saturday.
The Niger Police Command has arrested one Abubakar Turuwa of Pissa village of Borgu Local Government Area for allegedly killing his father, Turuwa Ibrahim, over sharing of cattle.
Stakeholders in the Federal government initiated Home Grown School Feeding Programme for primary Schools in Ogun State have pleaded with the federal government to ensure its proper scrutiny in order to ensure success of the programme.