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Kebbi governor appoints new media aide

Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has approved the appointment of Leadership Newspaper correspondent, Alhaji Yahaya Sarki, as his Special Assistant on Media.

How NCAT is sustaining its ICAO status

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, NCAT, Zaria is a foremost aviation training institution in the West African sub region and ICAO Regional Training Centre of Excellence. The current Rector of the college, Captain Abdulsalami Muhammed since assuming office in January, 2017 has been making conscious efforts to keep the college as an ICAO Regional Training Centre of Excellence.

Tunde Fowler speaks on FIRS handover controversy

The immediate past Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, said he did nothing wrong in handing over the management of the tax revenue agency to the Coordinating Director, Domestic Taxes Group, Abiodun Aina.
A fire incident occurred at the headquarters of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Abuja on Monday, officials said.

Trouble brews in FIRS as workers demand handover to senior director

Twenty-four hours after the change of guard at the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), members of staff of the Service have given the authorities till Friday for the most senior director to take over as acting chairman.
The Kano State House of Assembly has amended the law establishing the state College of Nursing and Midwifery to enable it commence award of Degree, Diploma and Higher National Diploma (HND).

Kano School of Nursing upgraded to degree awarding institution

The Kano State House of Assembly has amended the law establishing the state College of Nursing and Midwifery to enable it commence award of Degree, Diploma and Higher National Diploma (HND).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Cybercrime: MAPOLY student jailed, two others arraigned in Ibadan

A Higher National Diploma (HND) Mechanical Engineering student of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Ojere in Ogun State, Olalekan Oladapo Ogunremi, was on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, found guilty of criminal impersonation and sentenced to six months in prison.
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 nabs 95 graduates with fake certificates

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) apprehended about 95 graduates with fake certificates from Nigeria and foreign universities and handed them over to security agencies during the last orientation exercise.

Nigerian Navy begins enlistment for direct short service

The Nigerian Navy has commenced the enlistment of graduates and HND holders into the Direct Short Service Commission.

NYSC: Why we delayed mobilisation of 2017/18 MAPOLY graduates – rector

The Rector of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Dr Samson Odedina, has stated why the institution has refused to mobilise its 2017/2018 HND II graduates for National Youth Service Corps.
About 1,000 students of the Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa Oyo State have threatened court action against the management of the institution for their alleged non-accreditation of courses they studied in school.

Oyo polytechnic students accuse government, management of academic fraud

Over 1,000 students of the Adesun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa, Oyo State, have expressed sadness on how the Oyo State government and the institution treated them on courses’ accreditation, alleging that instead of the state government and the institution to invest in their future, they have succeeded in ruining their lives.
About 1,000 students of the Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa Oyo State have threatened court action against the management of the institution for their alleged non-accreditation of courses they studied in school.

Polytechnic students threaten to sue management over non-accreditation of courses

About 1,000 students of the Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa Oyo State have threatened court action against the management of the institution for their alleged non-accreditation of courses they studied in school.g
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

NYSC: Nigerians pay N500,000 to buy fake degrees, others

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said beginning from this year’s “Batch C”, only academic certificates and transcripts of foreign students authenticated by Nigerian consulates in foreign countries of study will be accepted for national service.
Tayo Ayinde

Babajide Sanwo-Olu makes first appointment, names Ayinde Chief of Staff

Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who will be sworn-in as the 10th governor of the state has appointed Mr. Tayo Ayinde as his Chief of Staff.

Governor Ganduje: Kano will pay N30,000 minimum wage

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has reaffirmed his pledge to pay workers in the state the N30,000 minimum wage signed recently into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.

May Day: Kano government abolishes HND, B.Sc dichotomy

Kano State government has abolished the dichotomy between the Higher National Diploma (HND) and Bsc holders in the state.

NANS warns against tertiary institution’s plan to proscribe student unionism

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Oyo State axis, has urged the management of Federal College of Forestry, Ibadan, to shelve its plan to proscribe the Students’ Union Government in the institution.
President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba

NLC urges state govts to settle arrears of pensioners

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has called on state governments owing pensioners arrears to pay them as soon as possible to reduce their hardship.

Malpractices: Thousands of 2019 UTME candidates won’t get their results – JAMB chief

Thousands of candidates who sat for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) would have their results withheld for engaging in examination malpractices.

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Juergen Schedema, the Log Yard Manager of the ICC, was discovered dead early Wednesday morning, January 22.

German businessman shot dead in Liberia

Details of the incident are unclear, however, a government statement gave his name as Juergen Schedema and local media reported that he worked as a manager in a logging firm in the West African state.
China Eastern Airlines crew wear face masks after arriving in Australia on Thursday. There has been a rush for masks among people living in China amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan in December [Joel Carrett-EPA]

China advises against travel to Wuhan as coronavirus deaths surge

Chinese authorities have urged people to stop travelling in and out of Wuhan, the city at the centre of a new virus outbreak that has killed 17 people.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his delight after he returned to action for Leicester City in their 4-1 win against West Ham United, in Wednesday’s Premier League game.

Brendan Rodgers praises Wilfred Ndidi’s ‘remarkable’ return from injury

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has opened up on Wifred Ndidi’s ‘remarkable’ return.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna introduces electronic traffic enforcement

The Kaduna State Traffic Law Enforcement Authority (KASTLEA) is being automated to make traffic enforcement in more efficient, a government statement said on Wednesday.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Governor Obaseki’s aide escapes gunmen, raises the alarm over threat to life

Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, Senior Special Assistant, (SSA) Edo State Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking Issues, on Wednesday cried out over what he described a series of threats to his life.