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With a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.93 on a scale of 4.0, Ms Nkechi Alexandra Kingsley – the overall best graduating student of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) – gets an automatic employment offer to work in the school.

Lagos polytechnic best graduating student gets automatic job offer

With a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.93 on a scale of 4.0, Ms Nkechi Alexandra Kingsley – the overall best graduating student of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) – gets an automatic employment offer to work in the school. Thanks to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who also offered the valedictorian a cash grant to hone her entrepreneurial skill.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate wants HND as minimum qualification for president, governors

A bill that proposes Higher National Diploma (HND) as the minimum qualification for citizens seeking to be president or governors, passed second reading on Thursday.
Gombe State Collage of Legal and Islamic Studies, Nafada, has matriculated 496 students for 2019-2020 academic session.

Gombe College of Legal Studies matriculates 496 students

Gombe State Collage of Legal and Islamic Studies, Nafada, has matriculated 496 students for 2019/2020 academic session.

Delta engages 850 unemployed youths as STEP, YAGEP trainee

The Delta State Government has engaged 850 unemployed youths as entrepreneurs for its Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Training (STEP) and the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2019/2020 Programme Cycle.
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Oyo governor constitutes local council commission, road management agency

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of the Board of the Local Government Service Commission and the Oyo State Transport Management Agency, OYTROMA.
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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.

Woman abused in viral nude video begs for justice

Ms Ogochukwu Okafor, young mother of a six-year-old son filmed nude in Anambra State in a video that has gone viral on the internet on Tuesday demanded for justice.
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NBS: Private security companies recruit 823,502 people in six years

The National Bureau of Statistics says that private security guards companies employed no fewer than 828, 502 people in Nigeria from 2013 to 2018.

Gateway Polytechnic to inaugurate ICT apps development centre

Gateway (ICT) Polytechnic, Saapade, has finalised plans to inaugurate its ICT Application Development Centre, the Rector of the Institution, Isaiah Oyeyinka, has disclosed.

Immigration promotes 1392 personnel

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has promoted 1392 personnel.

Osun guber: APC accuses Senator Omisore of employment scam

The Osun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate for the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state, Sen. Iyiola Omisore, of employment scam.

Suspect: I’ve brought shame to my family

An Ordinary National Diploma, OND, holder in Mechanical Engineering, Desmond Fadamitan, paraded alongside other suspected robbers by Ondo State Police Command yesterday, burst into tears, saying he has brought disgrace to his family.

Nigerian Army begins online registration of 77 regular recruits

The Lagos State Government on Thursday informed interested indigenes of the State that the online registration for the 77 Regular Recruits Intake screening exercise for Trades/Non Tradesmen and women into the Nigerian Army that commenced from 29th of December 2017 will end on the 9th February 2018.

NAPPMED pledges support for fight against fake, counterfeit drugs

The Nigerian Association of Patent and Proprietary Medicine Dealers (NAPPMED), Cross River branch, has pledged full support to the fight against fake and counterfeit drugs and unregulated products in the state.

Sokoto govt sends 239 laboratory scientists back to school for upgrade

The Sokoto State Government said it has sent 239 medical laboratory scientists back to school to upgrade their knowledge and prepare themselves for professional licensing before they were allowed continue work under the state ministry of health.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC alerts motorists on imminent diversion on Lagos 3rd mainland bridge

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says diversion and safety precaution are imminent, owing to the emergency rehabilitation on the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
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Former Ekiti governor wants Ibrahim Magu placed on watch list so he won’t flee

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA reaffirms commitment to turn out best officers

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Aviation, education ministries, others make presentations at FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NAWOJ: Houses without decent toilet facilities encourage raping of females

The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.