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Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

Nigeria can be a net exporter of skills to the West African Sub-region

Nigeria can be net exporter of skills – Gov Ahmed

Nigeria can be a net exporter of skills to the West African Sub-region by training youths to fill local and regional middle level manpower gaps. Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed stated this during a meeting with the Vice Chancellor [...]

November 6, 2017 Economy
Tension in Bayelsa as policeman shoots 13-year-old to death

Soldier writes Buhari, says ‘corruption in Army real, troops suffering’ – [Full letter]

An officer of the Nigerian Army has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to complain about alleged corruption and sorry state of troops. The officer, also part of the war against Boko Haram, wrote the letter in reaction to [...]

November 6, 2017 Government and politics
Maina: How Oyo-Ita’s leaked memo exposed Buhari – PDP

CAN ‘attacks’ Buhari over silence on killer Fulani herdsmen

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for his silence in the face of the massive killings perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen. Addressing journalists at Iwo in Osun State over the weekend, CAN President, Samson Ayokunle these [...]

November 6, 2017 Government and politics
Penuel Mnguni

Popular Pastor asks church members to eat cockroach, poisonous flower

Popular Pastor asks church members to eat cockroach, poisonous flower: Controversial South African pastor, Penuel Mnguni, of the End Times Disciples Ministries has fed congregants with cockroach and poisonous flower in a bid to demonstrate the ‘power of God’ as [...]

November 6, 2017 Religion
Professor Mahmood Yakubu

INEC raises alarm over 2019 election

  INEC raises alarm over 2019 election: Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has raised alarm over the 2019 election. He explained that he was crying out to Nigerians to urge the National Assembly to [...]

November 6, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria Aviation

Aviation industry needs lawyers’ input to grow –Stakeholders

Legal practitioners and stakeholders in the aviation industry have said there is a need for the involvement of more lawyers in the industry, to improve the framework needed to grow the sector. The Chairman, Aviation Committee, Section on Business Law [...]

November 6, 2017 Transportation
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Saudi Prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen

Saudi Prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen   A Saudi prince was killed on Sunday when the helicopter he was travelling in crashed near the border with Yemen. Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of Asir province, was [...]

November 6, 2017 International

Vigilance group’s stray bullet kills Auchi Poly student during graduation party

It was supposed to be celebration of a successful completion of her academic pursuit, but the celebration turned sour when a graduate of Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State, Miss Uloko Laurenta Apaume, was allegedly shot dead by a member of the Auchi community [...]

November 6, 2017 Incidents
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Snakes kill 250 in Plateau, Gombe

Two hundred and fifty victims of snake bite have died in the last three weeks in Plateau and Gombe States, according to a tally given by three medical centres. The usually preventable deaths followed an acute scarcity of snake anti-venom [...]

November 6, 2017 Incidents
PDP wins 14 LG chairmanship position, 3 delayed

PDP wins 14 LG chairmanship position, 3 delayed

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has swept the 14 chairmanship election results released by the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) in Saturday’s local government election. The party also swept all ward councillorship positions in 11 Local Government Areas also [...]

November 6, 2017 Government and politics
Enugu State LG polls: `Okpa,’ sachet water sellers make brisk business

Enugu State LG polls: `Okpa,’ sachet water sellers make brisk business

Enugu State LG polls:  Vendors of popular delicacy  in Enugu, `okpa,’ and chilled sachet water made brisk businesses on Saturday in Enugu, as the Enugu State  Local Government got under way, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Though the [...]

November 6, 2017 Government and politics
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