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NNPC chief Mele Kyari vows to improve transparency

The new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari, has promised to the fight corruption and improve transparency as he takes over the affairs of the NNPC.

General Buratai warns against cultism in Nigerian Army university

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai, Monday outlawed any form of activism and strike action at the Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno state.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE gains N1.9 trillion as MTN lists 20.35 billion shares

The market capitalisation of equities listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange rose by N1.90tn on Thursday after MTN Nigeria Communications Plc listed 20.35 billion shares on the Exchange.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

Elections: ASUP confers award of excellence on Enugu INEC, REC

The African Students Union Parliament (ASUP) has conferred an award of “Excellence in election organisation and execution’’ on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu state.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NIPR commends NNPC for promotion of PR

The Abuja Chapter of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for effective deployment of Public Relations (PR) tools and professionals in managing its image and reputation.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Imo, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, says he will pay special attention to the welfare of the people, if elected.

Senator Uzodinma: God using me for Imo people

The Imo State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Hope Uzodinma, yesterday, said God was using him to put smiles in the faces of Imolites.
President Buhari presides over 2018 Investiture and Conferment of the Nigerian National Order of Merit Award (NNOM) on Prof. Olufemi Obafemi on 6th Dec 2018-5

Muhammadu Buhari confers National Merit Award on Olufemi Obafemi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday conferred the 2018 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award on Professor Olufemi Obafemi, with a charge to the nation’s academics to sustain scholarship and research while contributing to nation building.

2019: INEC warns political parties against inciting statements

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ondo State has warned political parties against using inciting or uncouth words capable of breaching the existing peace in the state during their campaigns.

Uche Anioke: Festus Keyamo not qualified to speak for Muhammadu Buhari

Hon. Uche Anioke, a former Commissioner of Youths and Sports in Enugu State and two-time Chairman of Awgu local government area, has faulted the role given to Festus Keyamo (SAN) as the spokesman of Buhari Campaign Organisation.

Kano government plans to construct centre for Maitama Sule

Kano State Government, yesterday in Kano, unfolded plans for the construction of Yusuf Maitama Sule Center for the Advancement of Democratic Politics and Good Governance.

Afe Babalola flays federal government for flouting UNESCO’s directive on education funding

A legal luminary and university administrator, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has condemned the federal government for allegedly ignoring the directive given by the United Nations Education and Socio-Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) that 26 per cent of the budgetary allocation should go to the funding of education.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

CAS: NAF recruits 7,644 Nigerians in three years

A total of 7,644 Nigerians have been recruited into the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) since assumption of office of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has said.

2019: Governor Dankwambo’s campaign appoints new spokesman

A leading Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential aspirant, Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, has appointed Dr. Ayoade Adewopo, as the Director Strategic Communication and official Spokesman of his Presidential Campaign Organisation.

ASUU appeals to Oyo, Osun to pay members 10 months salary arrears in LAUTECH

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Sokoto State Zonal Office, has called on the Osun and Oyo State Governments to as a matter of urgency pay the 10 months salary arrears owed its members at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho or face what the union described as mass action.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara: National Assembly will commit itself more to repositioning sports

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday in Abuja promised that the National Assembly would deploy all within its legislative powers to reposition the sports sector in Nigeria.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University holds convocation, offers best students teaching jobs

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Tuesday, held its award and prize-giving day with 227 doctoral degrees and 667 master’s degrees awarded for the 2016/2017 session.

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Security breach: FAAN suspends aviation security unit heads in Lagos

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended indefinitely, the Aviation Security Unit Heads who were on duty when an unidentified man climbed an Azman aircraft at Lagos airport on Friday morning.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun vows to reposition state university teaching hospital

The Governor of Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed the determination of his administration to reposition the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital to a world class medical facility.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

Odunayo Adekuoroye targets Africa Games, 2020 Olympic gold

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.
Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga- Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.

Transporters protest incessant killings on Rivers highway

Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga-Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to light up Major League Soccer, and is closing in on a historic mark as he nears a full-season worth of matches for the LA Galaxy.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic nets hat trick in upset win over LAFC

Zlatan Ibrahimovic lived up to the bravado on Friday, scoring all three goals to power the LA Galaxy to a hard fought 3-2 victory over MLS rivals Los Angeles Football Club.