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National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Nasarawa attacks: NEMA takes headcount of IDPs

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has carried out a headcount of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the three communities recently attacked by suspected herdsmen in Akwanga, Nasarawa State.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC approves new university for Imo

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the take-off of the University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences in Imo, as the 49th state owned University in the country.

Governor Akeredolu promises to recruit more healthcare workers

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has promised to recruit more health workers in order to improve primary healthcare delivery in the state.
Anthony Mkpe Ayine

Auditor-General laments poor implementation of audit reports

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine, says the continued poor implementation of recommendations in the auditor-general’s inspections and annual reports remains a huge clog in the efforts to rid the country’s public sector of corruption.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

WASU urges NUC to accredit community science course in universities

The West Africa Students’ Union (WASU) has urged the National Universities Commission (NUC) to allow Nigerian Universities to award bachelor degrees on Community Health Science.
Redeemers University, Ede

Redeemer university combats diseases through environmental services

The Vice Chancellor, Redeemer University Ede, Osun State, Professor Anthony Akinlo, has stated that the institution has been able to get rid of diseases through proper handling and cleanliness of its environment.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Insecurity: Zamfara government spends N35 billion on victims – SSG

The Zamfara State Government on Tuesday announced that it spent N35 billion to provide logistics, allowances for security agencies, and assist attack victims in the state.

Kajuru crisis: Justice Isa Aliyu heads commission of inquiry

The Kaduna State Government has established a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the incessant violent crises in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.

NIREC: Hunger, injustice major causes of insecurity in Nigeria

The Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) on Saturday in Abuja identified hunger and injustice as major causes of insecurity and high level corruption in the country.

PTAD: Federal government spent N79.2 billion on monthly pension in 2018

The Federal Government in 2018 spent a total of N79.2 billion on the payment of monthly pensions to pensioners.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor el-Rufai inaugurates two new agencies to scale up institutional reforms

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Thursday inaugurated two new Governing Boards of agencies to scale up the administration’s institutional reforms.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola promises to make mining benefit host communities

The Osun State governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, has promised to make mining of mineral resources found in the state work for the development of the people and the host communities.

Maternal mortality: Experts seek support for family planning

Experts from different health parastatals have revealed that the adoption and uptake of Family planning in women of reproductive age would reduce maternal mortality in Ogun State.

NCDMB: Shell leads IOCs in local content

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Sunday recognized Shell as the most impactful International Oil Corporation (IOC) on Local Content Initiatives in the Nigerian Oil and Gas industry.
Adeniji Kazeem, Lagos Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice and Chairman, DSVRT

Students beg Lagos government to pay outstanding bursary, scholarship

The National Union of Lagos State Students in tertiary institutions across the country has appealed to the Lagos State Government to release the outstanding payment of 2017/2018 bursary and scholarship of its members.

NIPC, Kaduna move to spur investment

Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has resolved to collaborate with Kaduna state government to boost investment that will drive economic development and advancement.

Governor Dickson takes environmental campaign to IOCs, others

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has urged international oil companies (IOCs) and regulatory bodies in the oil industry to embrace the campaign against environmental degradation in the Niger Delta.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government resuscitates technical teacher training programme

The Federal Government has commenced the resuscitation of the Technical Teacher Training Programme (TTTP) by a inaugurating a committee that would recommend ways of producing more technical and vocational teachers in basic and post-basic schools in the country.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Gulf, south of the capital Tehran [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.