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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo charges NDIC to invest in ICT, research

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday charged the management of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) to invest massively in Information and Communication Technology and research for smarter regulatory duties as demanded in the 21st century.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Financial experts attribute Nigeria stock market lull to economic dislocations

Some financial experts on Monday attributed the incessant lull on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to various economic dislocations in the country.
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.

NFC to host first Berlin/Lagos Archival Film Festival

Mr Brian Etuk, Head of Public Relations and Intergovernmental Affairs, Nigerian Film Corporation, says the organisation is set to host the first Berlin and Lagos Archival Film Festival, ‘Decasia’. Etuk said in a statement issued...
Muhammadu Badaru Jigawa

Jigawa signs MoU with Chinese automaker

The Jigawa State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a China based Polaris Motors Investment aimed at importing cheaper, durable and affordable cars into Nigerians.

Oncologist: Not all breast lumps are cancerous

An oncologist, Dr Olalekan Olasehinde, has called on women to go for breast screening, saying not all breast lumps are cancerous.
AMCON chief Ahmed Kuru

AMCON seeks judiciary’s support on debtors’ BVN

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has approached the judicial arm of the country to enable it to access bank details of its debtors, after been given the power to do so under the AMCON (Amendment) Act 2019, which was signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.

Kano zoo’s stray lion returned to cage

The stray lion at the Kano Zoological Garden returned to its cage in the night without the assistance of the Abuja National Park experts who arrived Kano on Sunday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC chairmen enlist support for President Buhari’s NDDC audit order

The forums of All Progressives Congress (APC) states’ chairmen in the Southeast and the South-south are supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission’s (NDDC) accounts.
After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.

Kano lion: Zoological garden awaits arrival of reinforcement from Abuja

The Management of Kano Zoological Garden says it is awaiting the arrival of the reinforcement of a stronger sedative from Abuja with which to inject the escaped lion.
After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.

Official: Escaped Kano lion yet to be returned to cage

The lion which escaped from Kano Zoological Garden is yet to be captured and returned to its cage in the Zoo, an official has disclosed.

TCN: Federal government sets aside $1.61 billion for 24 hour power supply

The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria, Alhaji Usman Gur says the Federal Government in collaboration with international donor agencies has set aside over 1.61 billion dollars to ensure constant power supply in the country.
A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.

Lion escapes from Kano zoological garden

There was panic on Saturday night around Zoo road in Kano metropolis when a lion escaped from its cage at Kano Zoological garden.
The Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has appealed to water consumers in Lagos Island, particularly residents of Onikan and its environs to bear with the corporation as it reassured of regular water supply soon.

Fire outbreak: Lagos water corporation assures of water supply

The Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has appealed to water consumers in Lagos Island, particularly residents of Onikan and its environs to bear with the corporation as it reassured of regular water supply soon.
38-year-old Chizuruoke Collins Ezem, a teacher with the Royal Academy, Wuye, Abuja has emerged the 2019 Maltina teacher of the year.

Abuja teacher emerges Maltina Teacher of the Year

38-year-old Chizuruoke Collins Ezem, a teacher with the Royal Academy, Wuye, Abuja has emerged the 2019 Maltina teacher of the year.

NDIC pays N116 billion liquidation dividends

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), has paid depositors, creditors and shareholders of failed banks the sum of N 116.258 billion as Liquidation Dividends.
Aiteo Group

Firm files bankruptcy action against AITEO

Charlietam International Services Limited, a Port Harcourt-based company, has filed an action before the Federal High Court in Lagos to commence winding-up proceedings against the oil giant for its prolonged inability to pay a debt of N259,068,753.00 owed the company for various services rendered to AITEO between December 2017 and March 2019.
Abubakar Aliyu

Housing deficit: Ministry urges Shelter Afrique to increase credit facility to Nigeria

The Ministry of Works and Housing has urged Shelter Afrique to increase the funds it planned to invest as part of efforts in addressing Nigeria’s housing deficit.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Stakeholders bemoan poor access roads at ports

In a stakeholders forum held at Nigerian Ports Authority, Lagos Port Complex Apapa on Sunday, key players in the in the sector jointly sent an appeal letter to the Managing Director of Nigerian ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, to urgently provide lasting solution to the long existing challenge of access roads to the ports.

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UNILORIN elevates 968 staff in 2019 promotion exams

The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says it has promoted 968 staffs in the 2019 promotion examination.
Tammy Abraham runs to the Chelsea fans after his early goal. Nigel Keene-ProSports-REX-Shutterstock

Tammy Abraham to earn £50,000 per week in improved contract

Nigeria born England international Tammy Abraham is on the verge of landing a boost on his Chelsea contract it has been revealed.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.

CSO asks President Buhari to sack minister over $62 billion debt statement

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
Monalisa Chinda-Coker

Nollywood diva Monalisa Chinda harps on actors’ welfare

Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. 6

Senator Saraki’s Ikoyi houses under forfeiture — in pictures

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.