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NCC cancels EOI for procurement project for its third-tier data centre

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has cancelled the Expression of Interest (EOI) for the Tier III Data Centre for Local Hosting of NCC website and online applications.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has dispatched for burial the corpse of Precious Owolabi, the Channels TV reporter, to his family in Zaria. 8

Shi’ites’ protest: NYSC mourns death of corps member

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Tuesday mourned the death of a corps member attached to the Channels Television, Precious Owolabi, during the Shi’ites’ protest in Abuja on Monday.

Ex-VP Sambo: Why Nigeria needs more private universities

Ex-Vice President Namadi Sambo at the weekend said Nigeria needs more private universities to carter for its increasing population seeking tertiary education.

NUJ to sue Leadership Newspapers over staff salaries

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Friday said it would sue the Leadership Newspapers to court on its failure to pay salaries and other benefits to its staff.
President Buhari and President Xi Jinping

President Buhari’s $10 billion harvest from China

Heads of State, Governments and delegations from 52 African countries, including Nigeria and the People’s Republic of China met in Beijing, under the auspices of the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

Federal government takes anti-fake news campaign to media houses

Mohammed added that it was not by accident that the government’s first port of call on the tour was Authority Newspaper, saying that the visit was designed to give him and his delegation, the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to the newspaper having been the first and only newspaper to date to have written an editorial in support of the campaign.

I can’t remember selling Daily Times to anyone – Fidelis Anosike

The publisher of Daily Times, Fidelis Anosike, says he cannot remember selling the newspaper to anyone.

#BBNaija: Abuja residents express divergent views

Some FCT residents have expressed divergent views following the recent announcement by M-Net West Africa of its commencement of the third season of its popular reality television show, Big Brother Naija (BBNaija).

Nigerian Army begins 77 Regular recruitment

The Nigerian Army says it has commenced its online registration for the 77 Regular Recruit Intake for both Trades, Non-Tradesmen and women from Dec. 29 to Feb 9, 2018.

Minister Kemi Adeosun condoles with Leadership over photojournalist’s death

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has expressed sadness over the news of the death of a senior photographer with the Leadership Newspaper, Christopher Danladi.

Corruption: IGP Ibrahim Idris to know fate January 22

An FCT High Court, Jabi, on Monday fixed January 22 to deliver judgment on enforcement of rights’ suit filed by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, against the Senate.

The name Biafra represents war, blood, death – Sam Nda-Isaiah

The chairman, Leadership Group, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah yesterday said the name biafra stands for war, blood and death, and urged Nigerians to stick to the indivisibility of the country as enshrined in the first sentence of the nation’s constitution.

Ex-presidential aspirant Sam Nda-Isaiah warns against resurrecting Biafra

Former Presidential Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Publisher of Leadership Newspapers, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah, declared on Saturday that Biafra represents war, blood, and death; warning that the ogre of Biafra should not be allowed to resurrect.

Arrested NAN reporter Antswen regains freedom

The Benue Police Command has released a reporter of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Emmanuel Antswen, who was picked up on Friday over a story on the protest at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at the International Market, Makurdi.

EFCC to crackdown on illegal universities

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has concluded plans with the National Universities Commission (NUC) to crackdown on unauthorised universities operating without the federal government license.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police lay siege on Delta hotel, denies NGO from holding meeting

Authorities of the Nigeria Police Force, on Friday, deprived an NGO, Brothers Across Nigeria, BAN, from holding her General Assembly at a popular Delta hotel in Ughelli, as armed police officers laid siege around the premises of Wetland Hotel.
Samuel-Kalu

Gernot Rohr backs Samuel Kalu to rediscover best form at Bordeaux

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has backed Samuel Kalu to rediscover his best form for club and country.
Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Faruk.

Associate disputes ‘marriage’ between NAF chief, minister

As news continued to spread on the purported marriage between the Nigerian Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar, and the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouq, a VOA Hausa report has quoted a close friend of the Air boss describing the report as false.
Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.

US Republican senators confront Netflix over Chinese sci-fi show

Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government urges workers to ignore planned strike

The federal government has urged public servants to ignore the strike planned for Monday by organized lab our, saying efforts are in place to resolve all contending issues.