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Selfish Interests’ Plotting To Ouster Godwin Emefi

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Amid criticism for the increasing foreign exchange rates, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has described resignation calls for its principal, Godwin Emefiele, as selfish. The financial regulator has been struggling to keep forex rate down in the black market or align it with that of the official ...

Federal Government Not Interested In Exposing Sponsors Of Terrorism - Femi A

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said the federal government is not interested in exposing sponsors of terrorism. Adesina stated this during an interview on Channels Television on Monday. Last week, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) included six Nigerians on its terror l ...

Govt extends phone blackout as crackdown on banditry spreads

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) 8211; Nigerian authorities imposed a communications blackout on Monday in several parts of Sokoto state as a crackdown against armed kidnappers in the country 8217;s northwest region spreads. Gangs of armed men seeking lucrative ransom payments, known locally as band ...

Ebonyi Federal Lawmaker urges FG to avert another ASUU strike

Monday, September 20, 2021
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Reformatory Institutions and member representing Ezza North Ishielu Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Anayo Edwin-Nwonu, has called on Federal Government and ASUU to hold Frank dialogue to avert another strike by Lecturers in the ...

Animal Attack On School Pupil: Frontline African Literacy Leader Berates Anambra

Monday, September 20, 2021
Owners of schools, institutions and academic learning facilities have been chided on the keeping of predatory animals as pets within schools environment. Amb. Enwongo-abasi Francis, 2021 International Literacy Association (ILA) World Top 30 Under 30 Literacy Honoree while in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State ...

Junior Chambers International (JCI) Nigeria Ikeja Donates Six Modern Toilets To

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Junior Chambers International Ikeja; a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has donated six toilets to Comprehensive High School, Ketu-Alapere, Lagos. Nigeria is rated as the country with the highest rate of open defecation in the world after India, a development that is responsible for outbreak ...

Suspended DCP Abba Kyari To Be Sanctioned As IGP Queries Him On Infractions

Sunday, September 19, 2021
The suspended commander of the IGP Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, has been queried by the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba. The query follows the submission of the report by the police panel set up by the IGP to look into the alleged indictment of Abba Kyari by th ...

President Buhari Departs For UN General Assembly Tomorrow

Saturday, September 18, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for New York, United States of America, to participate in the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 76). The 76th session of the UNGA opened on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The theme for this year rsquo;s UNGA is, ldquo;B ...

NIHOTOUR signs MoU on capacity building for NAHCON staff

Saturday, September 18, 2021
The National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, NIHOTOUR, and the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on capacity building and training for staff of the Commission to enhance the performance of the Commission rsquo;s staff during hajj oper ...

Woman in police net for poisoning 3 stepsons to death

Saturday, September 18, 2021
By NABILU BALARABE The Police in Yobe has arrested a 22-year-old housewife, Khadija Yakubu, for allegedly poisoning her three stepsons to death. One other child who suffered from the poisoning was left in critical condition The Spokesman of the Command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, who confi ...
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