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Presidency says the forty-three rice farmers killed in Borno over the weekend failed to get military clearance before returning to their farms. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, told BBC that the farmers should have waited for military clearance before proceeding to the farms. Shehu explained that though the […]

Nigerian Communications Commission is pledging more collaboration with universities in the country towards transforming Nigeria into a knowledge-based economy. Chairman of the Commission’s board, Professor Adeolu Akande, made the promise while paying a courtesy visit on the Vice-Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano, Professor Sagir Abbas. Akande noted that the Nigerian Communications Commission superintends a sector […]

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has received the first batch of three training aircraft for the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology, Zaria, Kaduna State. Sirika announced this on his Twitter handle, noting that training will now be more efficient, faster, and cheaper. The Aviation Minister expressed optimism that the government’s roadmap is yielding good results, […]

Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has accused Federal Government of manipulation, as both parties fail to reach a compromise over the lingering strike by the lecturers. ASUU National President, Abiodun Ogunyemi, who made the accusation today during a televised interview, blamed the government for the inability of union members to return to class since […]

Former Vice President Joe Biden took all five of the votes cast for president in Dixville Notch, a tiny New Hampshire township along the US-Canada border that is among the first places in the country to make its presidential preference known. The ballots were cast in the minutes after midnight, becoming some of the first […]

Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, is insisting that its members will not return to the classroom on empty stomachs. The Union wants its payment system, the University Transparency and Accountability Solution, adopted, as an alternative to the Federal Government’s Integrated Personal Payroll Information System, IPPIS. Coordinator, ASUU Calabar Zone, Dr Aniekan Brown, who stated […]

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s ex-finance minister and nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, WTO,  has emerged winner of the highly competitive race. The former minister According to TheCable, polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her South Korea’s trade minister  opponent, at the final stage of the race […]

Central Bank of Nigeria has approved the requirement of Chief Compliance Officers by deposit money banks. The bank gave its permission in a letter signed by its Director, Financial Policy and Regulation Department, Kevin Amugo. Amugo noted that those to be appointed as Chief Compliance Officers must be on a grade not below an Assistant […]

Super Eagles camp in Benin City is to open for training of the players on November 9 for next month’s 2021 African Cup of Nations double header against Sierra Leone. This was confirmed by Coach Gernot Rohr. The German coach said he was fine-tuning the squad list for the two encounters to be held in […]

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says Nigerians killed before, during, and after the #EndSARS protests will get justice.   According to the Speaker, who sympathized with the residents in the country as a result of the killings, Nigeria’s unity remained non-negotiable. During a visit to condole the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, […]


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