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Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

Odion Ighalo Meets Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki

Odion Ighalo Meets Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki

Super Eagles striker, Odion Jude Ighalo took to his IG page to share these photos from his visit to Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki.     He captioned the photos; “Successful meeting with His excellency the Governor of Edo State [...]

December 2, 2017 Government and politics

EXCLUSIVE: How 24 universities shared N23 billion causing fresh crisis in Nigerian universities

HOPE FOR NIGERIA has obtained the full details of how N23 billion disbursed to Nigerian universities to settle earned allowances and arrears was shared among 24 universities. University staff, members of four unions, are currently engaged in a verbal war [...]

December 2, 2017 Education
Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie

ACF leader, Coomassie kicks against national conflicts

Chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie, will on Sunday play host to prominent personalities drawn from the 36 states of Nigeria for discussion on peaceful coexistence and conflict prevention in Nigeria. The event, billed to take [...]

December 2, 2017 Government and politics

I will pay 2 months salaries before Christmas, New Year – Governor Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has assured that pensioners and workers in the state’s public service will celebrate the coming end-of-the-year festivities with. smiles with the expected refund of the Paris Club excess deduction to the state. Ajimobi made [...]

December 2, 2017 Government and politics
2018 World Cup: I wanted to avoid Nigeria – Croatian coach, Dalic

2018 World Cup: I wanted to avoid Nigeria – Croatian coach, Dalic

Head coach of Croatia, Zlatko Dalic, has said his team wasn’t lucky to have been drawn alongside Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup draw in Moscow on Friday. According to him, Nigeria was the one African team he had hoped [...]

December 2, 2017 Sports

FG not obligated to provide jobs for Nigerians – Presidency

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Industry, Trade and Investment, Olajumoke Omoniyi Oduwole, has said it is not the federal government’s obligation to provide jobs for Nigerians. Oduwole made this known in Abuja while addressing newsmen yesterday. [...]

December 2, 2017 Government and politics
Port Harcourt records fresh killings

Port Harcourt records fresh killings

There have been renewed killings in parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. Gunmen struck late Thursday at Alode Community in Eleme Local Government area where two people were killed. One of the victims was a woman identified by [...]

December 2, 2017 Incidents

Lawyers concerned over identity disclosure, safety of whistle-blowers

Lawyers have expressed concern over the dangers of exposing whistle-blowers who have to press for the payment of monies government promised them as compensation by going to court. They said although whistle blowers have the legal right to sue government [...]

December 2, 2017 Government and politics
Pandemonium in Kaduna as police disperse Shiites procession

Pandemonium in Kaduna as police disperse Shiites procession

Pandemonium ensued in Kaduna metropolis yesterday when members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites, and the Police clashed during the group’s procession in commemoration of the birthday of Prophet Mohammad (SAW) in the state. The [...]

December 2, 2017 Government and politics

Lagos prisons get large drug supply for inmates

The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NIS) has received large consignment of drugs to cater for the health needs of its inmates. The state Controller of Prisons, Mr Tunde Ladipo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) [...]

December 2, 2017 Government and politics

World Cup: Nigeria draw Argentina again

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have drawn Argentina once again in the World Cup, the fifth time since 1994. In the draw held for the 32 competing nations  in Moscow today, Nigeria and Argentina were drawn together in Group D. The two [...]

December 2, 2017 Sports
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