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Bayelsa Assembly suspends Governor Dickson’s in-law over illegal contracts

Bayelsa State House Assembly has passed a three-point resolution ordering the suspension of Mr Walton Liverpool as the Executive Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board for illegal award of contracts.

LCBC: Regional approach needed to defeat Boko Haram

The Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, Mamman Nuhu, has said unless the four nations directly affected by the Boko Haram insurgency collaborate, the move to end insecurity in the region would be fruitless.

IVF: Lagos government inaugurates committee to check quackery

To end quackery in Invitro fertilisation, IVF, Lagos State Government weekend inaugurated a 7-man committee to monitor, regulate and enforce quality compliance in Assisted Reproductive Technology, ART, practice in the state with Professor Osato Giwa-Osagie as Chairman of the Committee.

Governor Ganduje appoints heads of agencies

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State ‎has approved the appointment and reappointment of heads of government agencies and departments in the state.
Newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, on Monday, expressed sadness that myriads of problems within the scheme had prevented it from rendering health services to Nigerians.

Why new NHIS boss Mohammed Sambo wants staff sacked

Newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, on Monday, expressed sadness that myriads of problems within the scheme had prevented it from rendering health services to Nigerians.

Coalition renews call for retirement of service chiefs

A coalition of civil society organisations under the banner of Coalition of Civil Rights for Justice, Peace and Security, Monday, joined in the agitations in some quarters that the nation’s service chiefs be retired.

New NHIS boss assumes office

The new Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has resumed work on Monday.

TETFund institutional impact under threat – scribe

The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has said that, if care is not taken, the reason for the establishment of TETFund would soon be defeated.

Fire guts Enugu market, destroys goods worth millions of naira

An early morning fire at Amaigbo Market in Obiagu, a sprawling suburb in Enugu, on Friday, has destroyed goods worth millions of naira.
Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Prof. Suleiman Bogoro (R), receiving a congratulatory card from the Chairman, FCT Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mr Otaru Omokhagbo, during the latter’s visit to TETFUND Office in Abuja on Thursday

TETFUND tasks quantity surveyors on execution of quality projects

Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), has tasked members of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) to impressed it upon their members to deliver quality projects.

NCDMB, Danvic Petroleum acquire $1.2 million training software for varsities

In its quest to boost technological advancement in Nigeria, the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and Danvic Petroleum International Nigeria have secured a $1.2 million, (N610 million), seismic interpretation software and geosciences workstations for six Nigerian universities as a way of boosting knowledge in oil and gas exploration in Nigeria.

President Buhari approves N208 billion for public tertiary institutions

The reinstated TETFund Executive Secretary, Suleiman Bogoro, made this known at the annual meeting with officials of TETFund and beneficiary institutions in Abuja on Thursday.
The Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) says it’s newly introduced automation distribution system has helped the monitoring of movement of petroleum products across the country.

PEF explains new automation for monitoring petrol distribution

The Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) says it’s newly introduced automation distribution system has helped the monitoring of movement of petroleum products across the country.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

PTDF tasks PHD candidates on research works to solve challenges

Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has urged selected candidates for the 2019 overseas PHD scholarship programme to focus on research works that will proffer solutions to challenges in the oil and gas sector.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

Foreign scholarship: PTDF explains criteria for selection of candidates

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund, PTDF, yesterday, explained that candidates for the overseas scholarship for masters’ and doctorate degrees were selected based on their past academic performance and the potential of their proposals to address challenges confronting the petroleum industry and the country in general.

Insurgency: NHRC, UNHCR train Nigerian Army on human rights protection

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have commenced a two-day training for the Nigeria Army on human rights and civil protection during counterinsurgency in the Northeast.
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) on Tuesday declared Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the financial bid for the privatisation of Afam Power Plc.

Gencos: African trade agreement will boost electricity generation, supply

The electricity generation companies, GENCOs, say they are optimistic the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement signed last Sunday in Niamey, Niger Republic. by all heads of government of the African Union will boost power generation and supply in the continent.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

PTDF holds induction for 324 overseas-bound students

To ensure they become good ambassadors of Nigeria, the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has begun an induction programme for overseas-bound under its offshore scholarship programme.

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NSE drops to 27,000 mark, amid Seplat losses

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reached all time low of 27,864.49 due to sell pressure in Seplat and 18 other equities.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.

Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

The Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi has sworn in a 29-year-old photographer, Francis Nwaze, into his cabinet as his special Assistance on media/project documentation.

Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.