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Daily Archives: August 20, 2018

Peace Corps wins N2bn human rights suit against police

Peace Corps wins N2bn human rights suit against police, others

Peace Corps wins N2bn human rights suit against police: The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on Thursday won its N2bn Human Rights Suit instituted against the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, the Nigerian Police Force and 4 others. This was [...]

November 9, 2017 Government and politics

Biafra: Sultan of Sokoto speaks on how FG is responsible for Nigeria’s disunity

The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar II, on Wednesday said the injustice in appointments and allocation of resources in the country were responsible for crisis and disunity in the [...]

November 9, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN)

PENGASSAN warns FG against selling oil and gas assets to fund 2018 budget

Oil workers, under the aegis of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), have warned the Federal Government against selling profitable oil and gas assets as scrap to fund the 2018 budget. The trade union expressed its [...]

November 9, 2017 Oil & Gas
Dr Maikanti Baru

NNPC pledges support for indigenous participation in oil sector

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru has pledged to deepen support to indigenous companies in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. A statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC [...]

November 9, 2017 Government and politics
Bello’s aide berates Melaye

Kabba fracas: Bello’s aide berates Melaye, urges Saraki to call him to order

The Coordinator of Governor Yahaya Bello (GYB) connect for Okehi /Adavi Federal constituency, Hon. Muktar Bajeh, has condemned in strong terms what he termed the misadventure of Senator Dino Melaye, which disrupted the recent Kabba day celebration. Speaking with Journalists [...]

November 9, 2017 Government and politics
Lai Mohammed

I have never told a lie before – Lai Mohammed claims

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that he has never told a lie before. He made this disclosure yesterday during an interactive session with journalists in Lagos.   The Minister also challenged those branding him a liar [...]

November 9, 2017 Government and politics

Mixed reactions trail Buhari’s N8.61 trillion budget for 2018

Mixed reactions trail Buhari’s N8.61 trillion budget for 2018: Mixed reactions yesterday trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s N8.61 trillion fiscal spending plan for 2018 submitted to the National Assembly on Tuesday. Oil workers under the auspices of Petroleum and Natural Gas [...]

November 9, 2017 Government and politics
Facebook Encourages Users To Nudes And It’s For A Good Reason

Facebook Encourages Users To Nudes And It’s For A Good Reason

Facebook is trying to combat “revenge porn” by encouraging users in Australia to submit their nude photos to a pilot project designed to prevent intimate images from being shared without consent. Adults who have shared nude or sexually explicit photos [...]

November 9, 2017 General
IGP rejects Senate’s probe over Misau’s allegations

IGP rejects Senate’s probe over Misau’s allegations

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday engaged the Senate in a verbal war regarding the legality or otherwise of the lawmakers’ probe of corruption allegations made against him by Senator Hamman Misau. Idris who appeared in the company [...]

November 9, 2017 Government and politics
Dr Ogbonnaya Onu

FG calls on UK to invest in Nigeria’s research findings, innovations

FG calls on UK to invest in Nigeria’s research: The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has called to investors from the UK to invest in the commercialisation of research findings and innovations by Nigerian scientists. Onu made [...]

November 9, 2017 International
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Ollie Nigerian dwarf goat dies in US

Ollie, a  Nigerian dwarf goat, kept at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, Pennsylvannia, United States  passed away on Tuesday.     The goat was 15 years old, according to an obituary published by www.patch.com. Given that the lifespan of its [...]

November 9, 2017 International
JAMB bans pens, watches at 2018 UTME

JAMB bans pens, watches at 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), organiser of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), has banned the use of wrist watches and pens during the conduct of its 2018 test. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede disclosed this to [...]

November 9, 2017 Government and politics
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