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NYSC, Delta partner on skills acquisition

Delta State Government has its commitment in ensuring that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posted to the state for the mandatory one year service acquire vocational skills that will make them self-reliant and employers of labour.
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14,000 Nigerians returned from Libya, France

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said a total of 14,036 Nigerians have voluntarily returned home under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees Programme which began in April 2017.

NYSC: No deployment of corps member to crisis prone areas in Niger

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Coordinator in Niger state, Mrs. Funmilayo Ajayi, has said that no Corps Member would be posted to Shiroro local government area and other areas that are prone to violence and attacks in the state.

Gombe NYSC appeals for permanent orientation camp

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Gombe state has appealed to Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya to assist them with a permanent orientation camp to ease the suffering of corps members being posted to the state.
Ijaw National Congress (INC), the umbrella body of Izon ethnic nationality, has said it fully supports measures taken by Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, in repositioning the Programme to its original mandate.

INC commends Charles Dokubo’s repositioning of amnesty programme

Ijaw National Congress (INC), the umbrella body of Izon ethnic nationality, has said it fully supports measures taken by Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, in repositioning the Programme to its original mandate.

UNICAL staff forging my signature, collecting money for fake jobs – vice chancellor

Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, (UNICAL), Prof. Zana Akpagu, says they are investigating some staff who are allegedly involved in collecting money from unsuspecting members of the public and forging his signature to give them fake jobs in the institution.

Federal government saves N594 billion in two years through PICA

The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA), on Monday said saved N594, 089,136,242.41 billion from auditing Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) between 2016 and 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

SGF: Igbo group begs President Buhari to consider South-East

A pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Igbo Amaka (AM) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to consider South-East for the position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Food vendors salute Governor Sanwo-Olu

Association of Food Vendors in Nigeria, Lagos State Zonal Headquarters, have congratulated Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his successful election and inauguration

UNIMAID develops device to stimulate performance in Alpha Jet

The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), on Sunday said it had developed a local device to stimulate performance of the Alpha Jet used by the Nigerian Air Force in light attacks and advance training.

NFVCB chief cautions youths against pornographic, violent films on internet

Mr Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director, National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), has advised youths against watching and sharing pornographic, violent and other unwholesome video contents on the internet.

Kano government sacks polio workers for compromise

Kano State has sacked 12 polio workers for compromising the immunisation process by finger-marking some eligible children without administering the polio vaccine.

Urhobo group endorses Senator-elect Uzor Kalu for deputy senate president

The Urhobo Political Group, a pressure group within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has endorsed the ambition of former governor of Abia State and Senator-elect, Orji Uzor Kalu, to become the next Deputy Senator President in the ninth National Assembly billed for inauguration next month.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Oba Ogunwusi empowers 1,000 fashion designers

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Saturday empowered no fewer than 1,000 fashion designers and charged them to be hardworking in their chosen career.

APPEALS project inaugurates grievance redress committee in Kano

The Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project has inaugurated a 13 member grievance redress committee in the state.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme says the Amnesty Office has trained a total of 1,401 beneficiaries in various skills in the last one year.

CSO seeks probe of Amnesty coordinator

Civil Society Organisation, Niger Delta Transformation Forum, has called on the National Assembly (NASS), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other law enforcement agencies of government to probe the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, for corrupt activities.

NEMA receives another 195 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 195 stranded Nigerians from Libya.
Lee Jin Su

KCCN: Korea-Nigeria drawing competition to enhance relationship

The Director of Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria (KCCN), Mr Lee Jin Su, says the annual Korea-Nigeria Drawing Competition is to further enhance relations between the two countries.

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Over 13 million Nigerians battle with malaria annually

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