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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor donates N20 million for take-off of engineering faculty at state university

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has donated N20 million to facilitate the eventual take-off of the Faculty of Engineering of Nassarawa State University, Keffi.

NSE elects new executives

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Victoria Island Branch has elected new executives that will run the affairs of the society for the next two years.

ICRC: Federal government to upgrade 22 teaching hospitals

The Federal Government will upgrade the 22 teaching hospitals in the country and construct a new 500-bed state-of-the-art Specialist Hospital, in Abuja through Public Private Partnership (PPP), according to the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC),
Mr Danielson Akpan, NANS’ National President, made the disclosure in Abuja on Friday.

Xenophobia: NANS vows to deal with South Africans

The National Association of Nigerian Students has said that it has concluded plans to deal severely with those behind the resurgence of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and their businesses in South Africa.

Federal government begins clampdown on roadside cooking gas retailers

The Federal Government has begun clampdown on illegal gas plants and roadside retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, popularly known as cooking gas, an official said.g

Long-awaited Nigerian prisons reform is here – comptroller

Nasarawa State comptroller of the Nigerian prisons, now correctional service, Mr Emmanuel Emerald Okoro said the new prison law assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari would witness the necessary reforms.
Monaco summer-signing Henry Onyekuru has returned to Turkey to reunite with his former Galatasaray teammates and coaches.

Monaco forward Henry Onyekuru returns to Galatasaray — in pictures

Monaco summer-signing Henry Onyekuru has returned to Turkey to reunite with his former Galatasaray teammates and coaches.
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 releases names of fake corps members

In actualisation of its determination to weed out unqualified graduates from its mobilisation process and ensure more credibility, the National Youth Service Corps has uncovered six persons who attempted to register with fake certificates during registration in its Orientation Camps.

Expert: How to eliminate viral Hepatitis in Nigeria

Dr Clement Adesigbin, a Public Health Specialist, National AIDS/STIS Control Programme (NASCP), Federal Ministry of Health, says funding and political will are vital to the elimination of viral Hepatitis in the country.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor holds budget review in special needs school

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq yesterday directed top civil servants to meet him at the state’s school of special needs for their budget review meeting.

President Buhari: I’m satisfied with projects executed by Governor Shettima

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the projects executed by Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno State in the last eight years.

Federal government to launch special security outfit to defend farmers

The Federal government is set to launch a new civil defence outfit called ‘Agro-Rangers’ which will guard farmers and allied investments and facilities across the country.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Easter: Lagos airports record higher numbers of passengers

The domestic terminals of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos recorded higher numbers of passengers on Thursday ahead of the Easter holidays.

JAMB: What to do if UTME isn’t holding at your centre

Head of Media and Information at the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, has suggested what candidates in the ongoing UTME should do if they discover on examination day that the exam is not holding at their centres.

World Health Day: Federal government pledges qualitative healthcare

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says this year’s World Health Day aligns with Federal Government’s resolve to provide qualitative healthcare for every Nigerian.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government flags off 2019 school census

The Federal Government has flagged of the 2018/2019 annual school census (ASC) for schools in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

Prison Service gives reasons for jail breaks

The Nigerian Prisons Service says human element, infrastructural gaps and aggression by inmates are some factors that account for jail breaks in prisons across the country.
South African Football Association SAFA

SAFA: South Africa not ready to host 2019 AFCON

SAFA spokesman Dominic Chimhavi has thrown caution in the air, saying South Africa are not financially buoyant to host the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

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Donald Trump defends Supreme Court justice over fresh misconduct claim

US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defence of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation over fresh allegations of sexual misconduct.

Tanko Yakasai: Lawan Dambazau an exceptional politician

An elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has described the late political icon, Malam Lawan Dambazau, as an exceptional politician who dedicated his life to the emancipation of the downtrodden.
Real Madrid's supporters will only be able to dream about new titles and trophies once the club meet the demands placed on themselves to succeed again, according to club president Florentino Perez.

Florentino Perez: Real Madrid must recover hunger for ‘Madridistas’ to dream

Real Madrid's supporters will only be able to dream about new titles and trophies once the club meet the demands placed on themselves to succeed again, according to club president Florentino Perez.
Bayern Munich's David Alaba

David Alaba to miss Champions League clash with thigh injury

Bayern Munich full-back David Alaba is set to miss out on Wednesday’s Champions League opener against Red Star Belgrade after picking up a thigh injury, the club confirmed Sunday.

Group asks court to order President Buhari to appoint NDDC chairman from Delta

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Community Watch of Nigeria (CWN), has prayed a Federal High Court for an order restraining Federal Government from appointing any other person representing any state of the Niger-Delta other than from Delta as Chairman of Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).