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SON shuts down 10 illegal engine oil depots in Kano

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has shut down no fewer than 10 illegal engine oil depots in Kano for engaging in the sale of adulterated products.
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Bowen University emerges overall winner in computer programming contest

A team of three students from Bowen University, Osun State, on Friday emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Nigeria Universities Programming Contest (NUCPC), after slugging it out with 15 other teams.

Kaduna has highest female school dropout – report

The Kaduna State Development Plan 2016-2020 reveals an estimated 37% of pupils’ dropout by primary six with females having the highest non- completion rate of 24.8% compared to males with 20.7%.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Tribunal: Reactions trail President Buhari’s victory

As reactions continue across the country over the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, Buhari’s home town of Daura in Katsina state broke into wild jubilation on the judgment.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC bars eight foreign graduates from service

Alhaji Ladan Baba, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Coordinator in Kano State, says no fewer than eight foreign graduates were refused registration due to incomplete and inconsistent documents.

NYSC members serving in Anambra’s rural areas to get extra N10, 000 monthly

The Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, on Monday said corps members deployed to rural areas of the state would be paid N10,000 monthly each.

CACOL hails federal government’s resolve to take anti-corruption fight to grassroots

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has described as relieving and a welcome development the recent decision of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to take the fight against corruption to the grassroots to give it a more desired bite.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari urged to disregard calls for Amnesty chief removal

Foremost Niger Delta youth leader and activist, Mr Matthew Azazi, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to disregard calls for the removal of the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme PAP, Professor Charles Dokubo.
President Buhari at the event

Federal government to establish six regional geriatric centres in tertiary hospitals

The Federal Ministry of Health, says it will establish six regional geriatric centres in tertiary hospitals with a view to improving the health status of an older person in Nigeria.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari urged to jettison list of nominees of NDDC board

The Isoko Progressives for Fairness, Equity and Justice, IPFEJ, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to jettison the list of nominees into the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, insisting that it was proper for the Isoko nation to produce the next Chairman of the board in the interest of fair play and equity.
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UNICEF GEP3’ll bring additional 1m girls to school by 2020

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says the Girls Education Project in six participating states will bring an additional one million girls to school by 2020.

Lagos government vows to go tough on land grabbers

The Lagos State Government has vowed to go tough on land grabbers, popularly known as ‘Omonile’ who specialised in seizing people’s properties.g
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC confirms Emmanuel Ugboaja as general secretary

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Cross River NYSC begs government to renovate orientation camp

The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps in Cross River, Mr. Eddy Megwa, has appealed to the state government to assist the scheme in the renovation of its permanent orientation camp in Obubura.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor promises huge investment in youth development

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Thursday declared that his administration would invest hugely in youth development with a view to engage them positively.

Fadama shares N94.4 million to youths in Jigawa

According to a report, Alhaji Aminu Isah, the Jigawa Coordinator of Fadama 111 agricultural programme said the programme has shared N94.4million to 253 unemployed youths in the state for agricultural enterprises.

Police arrest woman for locking orphan in kennel

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman for allegedly flogging and locking a 10-year-old orphan in a kennel.
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Groups threaten to recall Bauchi former speaker

Two groups – Bauchi Assembly of Youths Political Actors (BAYOPA) and Body of Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience (BOBALAC) – have threatened to initiate a recall process against the former Speaker of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Kawuwa Damina and 16 other lawmakers after paying a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.

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Ousted emir emerges Zamfara PDP deputy chairman

Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google to unveils new Pixel phone October 15

Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.

Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.

Gary Neville brands Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a ‘disgrace’

Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.