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Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni ‘bans’ sports betting

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has ordered his government not to issue or renew licences for sports betting firms, the country's Finance minister David Bahati has revealed.

Nigeria to access $100 million Indian loan for rural broadband connectivity

The Federal Government says it is working with the Indian Government to access 100 million dollars concessional loan to develop the country’s rural broadband connectivity.

Strike: ASUU asks federal government to release N50 billion to demonstrate its commitment

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have asked the federal government to release N50 billion to demonstrate its commitment to the revitalisation of public universities, in line with previous agreements with their union.

Official: Benue government to grant BIRS autonomy

Benue State government has assured the Benue Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) that it was prepared to grant the board autonomy, if it promises to improve on revenue generated internally.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU communicate’s decision on federal government’s offer today

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will Tuesday (today) communicate its decision on the offers made to it by the Federal Government, its National President Prof Abiodun Ogunyemi said.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

Strike: ASUU rejects federal government offers

The striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the offers made to it early this week by the federal government.

ASUU: Why ongoing strike won’t be called off

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has vowed that the ongoing strike would not be called off until the Federal Government fulfils all the agreement both parties reached in their last meeting.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government adopts treasury single account

The Treasury Single Account policy of the Federal Government is to be replicated in Ekiti, as the state has adopted the system.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

Biodun Ogunyemi: ASUU still consulting

The Academic Staff Union of Universities says it is yet to conclude consultations with its members on the possible agreement presented by the Federal Government.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

Strike: ASUU yet to reach agreement with federal government

A fresh insight into the negotiation between the federal government and university teachers indicates there is still a long way before an agreement between the two parties on their dispute.

Minimum Wage: President Buhari appoints Bismarck Rewane to head technical committee

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appointed Bismarck Rewane as head of newly inaugurated Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of a National Minimum Wage.

French agency approves $245 million for power transmission projects in northern Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says the Board of French Development Agency (AFD) has approved 245 million dollars for the implementation of transmission projects in northern corridor.

FIRS remitted N4.63 trillion to FAAC between January and November 2018

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) remitted about N4.63 trillion to the Federation Account between January and November this year, revenue collection figures submitted to the Federal Ministry of Finance have shown.

Federal government overpays ex-Nigeria Airways staff

Investigation has revealed that some of the ex-Nigeria Airways workers whose payment of 50 percent pension and other severance packages commenced in October were credited twice.

Adamawa Assembly approves N244 billion budget estimates against N230 billion

The Adamawa State House of Assembly on Friday approved budget estimate of N244 billion, with the jerk up of N14 billion, than the initial amount of N230 billion, presented by Governor Jibrilla Bindow for the 2019 service year.

Six Benue communities get N26.5 million under CSDP project

Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) in Benue State has provided additional intervention of N26.5 million to six communities and groups for the implementation of projects in the state.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Paris refund: Lawyer files pre-action notice against NGF, AGF, others

Following the release of the second tranche of about N645,500,000,000 billion Paris Fund to the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), an Abuja-based law firm, KACCL, has filed a pre-action notice over refusal of the forum to pay its consultancy fee.
Rauf Aregbesola

Group seeks Rauf Aregbesola’s probe over alleged N205 billion fraud

A rights group, the Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEOS) has petitioned the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, seeking investigation and prosecution of the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, over alleged N205 billion diversion of Local Government funds.

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James Hope College

James Hope College records remarkable 100% scores in IGCSE results

James Hope College is one of the educational initiatives under the Jim Ovia Foundation, which offers its students world-class education at a subsidized rate. James Hope College is also supported by an endowment fund and currently has 40% of its students on full scholarship.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

NBA asks President Buhari to stop Justice Onnoghen’s trial, follow due process,

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari promises youths ministerial slots if re-elected

Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Election: General Olonisakin reiterates military’s neutrality

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Court of Appeal fixes date to entertain Justice Onnoghen’s appeal against trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.