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Nasarawa guber: Emmanuel Ombugadu emerges PDP candidate

A 40 year-old member of the House of Representatives, Emmanuel David Ombugadu has emerged the Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State.

GTBank–Lagos State Principals Cup season 9 enters group stage

The draws for the 2018 Principals Cup football competition held at the Corporate Head Office of Guaranty Trust Bank on Thursday 31stMay 2018.

PUNCH chairman Wale Aboderin passes on

A sports enthusiast and philanthropist, he was the founder and chairman of the Dolphins Female Basketball Foundation, and also a former chairman of the Lagos State Basketball Association.

Shell: We’re still operational in Delta

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has denied the claim that it has shut down its operations in the Warri area, stating that contrary to the speculation, the company still has some major business investment in Delta State.

Kaduna, IDB to spend N761.7 million on science, technology education

Kaduna State Government with support from Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is constructing six Science Secondary Schools at the cost of N761.7 million to promote science and technology education.

2019: PDP tells APC to steer clear of South South, South East

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday advised the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) not to dissipate energy trying to woo the people of South East and South South, as such effort would be in futility.

Police to establish explosives ordinance training school in Borno

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, yesterday disclosed that the Police plan to establish an Explosive Ordinance Training School in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to train more personnel to address life-threatening issues relating to explosive ordinance handling and safe detonations.

Oando appoints former Head of Service as director

A former Nigerian head of service, Bukar Aji, has been appointed as a non-executive director at the oil firm, Oando Plc.

President Buhari congratulates Christopher Kolade at 85

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Dr Christopher Kolade, veteran broadcaster, administrator and former Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the UK, who will turn 85 on Dec. 28.

How ex-VP Alex Ekwueme should be immortalised – Lekan Are

Chairman of Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre, Dr. Lekan Are, has described the late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme as a true Nigerian who should be immortalised in a way that will mirror national outlook.

We’re helping Nigeria to build capacity in different fields – Chevron

Oil and gas giant, Chevron Nigeria Ltd (CNL), is at the forefront of improving Nigeria’s ability to develop quality manpower in different fields through its numerous contributions to education in the country.

Why I introduced boarding school system in Bayelsa – Governor Dickson

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has explained why his administration introduced the boarding school system, which was non-existent in the state before the inception of his administration in 2012.

Judges’ pay should be determined by inflation – Wale Babalakin

The Chairman of Bi-Courtney Limited and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Wale Babalakin, has called for improvement in the remuneration of judges, saying it ought to be subject to review against the rate of inflation in the country.

Worship God with your lifestyle, not just songs – Ambassador Chris Kolade

A former Nigerian High Commissioner to the UK, Dr. Christopher Kolade, says Christians have a duty to worship God not only with songs, but much more with their lifestyles.

Borno students lament withholding of WAEC, NECO results

Students of public secondary schools in Borno have expressed concern over the withholding of examination results by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and National Examination.

NSCDC nab suspected vandal dozing off at crime scene

A man who claimed to be a farmer, Usman Jubril, has been arrested for allegedly vandalising a solar energy system installed in Government College, Ajara, Badagry, Lagos State.

Borno constructs 2 boarding schools for kids orphaned by Boko Haram

The Borno Government on Saturday said it had constructed two model boarding primary schools to enrol children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency.

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