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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC Quiz Competition: Kaduna emerges zonal winners

Kaduna State on Wednesday emerged winner of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) North West Zonal National Science Quiz Competition.
Niger State Commissioner for Education, Hajiya Fatima Madugu

10,000 Teachers to benefit from Niger government’s motorcycle loan

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.

Grazing: Oluwo cautions Yoruba leaders over land allocation

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.

6,400 applicants jostle for 1,514 teaching slots in Adamawa

The Post-Primary Schools Management Board in Adamawa has received 6,400 applications for employment to fill 1,514 vacancies in the board.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government approves reconstruction of 171 primary schools

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.

Politicians urged to stop using youths as thugs

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.
Daniel Iworiso-Markson, Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Bayelsa State

Official: Bayelsa pensioners’ unpaid gratuities hit N20 billion

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.

Official: Katsina pays WAEC, NECO fees of 29,000 candidates yearly

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.

Kaduna government speaks on cholera outbreak in girls school

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Jafaru Sani, on Monday confirmed the outbreak of cholera at the Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Kawo.

Ex-President Jonathan: Investment in youths education’ll resolve rising insecurity

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said increased investment in education will curb insecurity and killings in some parts of the country.

Idiat Adebule: Why federal government’s school feeding programme has yet to take off in...

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 shot as protesters, security operatives clash in Bayelsa varsity

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.

South-East states trails behind in accessing UBEC grants

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.

Imo APC women protest to Police, demand cancellation of ward congress

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.

Payroll fraud: No going back on civil service reforms – Bayelsa government

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.

Nearly 200 Kaduna indigenes benefit from Chevron scholarship

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 urges federal government intervention over rainstorm

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.

Heavy rain, thunderstorm wreak havoc in 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.

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Osun guber: 12 APC guber aspirants reject direct primaries

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.

Two policemen, two bandits die in Kaduna gun battle

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.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti guber: Purported observer groups report fabricated – Fayemi media office

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.
Nigeria Police

Quack doctor arrested over death of two patients in illegal hospital

A quack doctor, Adewale Owolanke, operating an illegal hospital, which have caused the death of many innocent people, has been arrested.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo - NOVO ISIORO

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria will change intra-African trade matrix

Nigeria’s vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday said government was determined to increase the level of the country’s trade in the region.