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Kano Scholarship Students Stranded In Foreign Universities, Send SOS To Gov

Students of Kano State origin on scholarships in foreign universities have sent a save our soul letter to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for urgent financial assistance. The students who are currently faced with expulsion for failure to meet their financial obligations to their schools, are based in Sudan, Egypt and India where they are pursuing different courses of study.   “An Open Letter to His Excellency Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduhe Phd, OFR   “Your Excellency we choose to write to you via this medium because we have exhausted all possible means to get your…

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B’Haram Terrorists Raze 65 Houses, Steals 200 Cows, 300 Goats In Borno, Says NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that Boko Haram terrorists invaded Bale Shuwa Vilage in Jere Local Government area of Borno State on a deliberate robbery mission on Saturday night where they stole cows, sheep and goats. The NEMA’s Northeast Zonal Coordinator, Bashir Garga made the disclosure in a brief statement in Maiduguri. Mr Garga said: “Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked Bale-Shuwa village in Jere Local Government Area at about 7:30 pm on Saturday. “One disabled person was allegedly killed and 65 houses were burnt, while 200 cows, 300 sheep and goats were carted away.”…

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APC Chairman, Oshiomhole, Explains Why He Was Quizzed By DSS

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has given an insight into why he was quizzed by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). The APC chairman travelled out of the country after he was interrogated by the DSS over allegations of collecting bribe during his party’s primary elections. Speaking during an interaction with editors in Lagos on Saturday, Oshiomhole said he “saw DSS only once and it was a conversation, not an arrest or detention”. He said: “The conversation centred around APC primaries. The…

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Virement Request: Senate Acted In Alignment With Executive Arm

Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, has explained that the Senate’s decision to rescind and revise the methods of funding of the supplementary budget of the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for the conduct of the 2019 general elections, was done in good faith,  after due consultation with the Executive.   Senator Ibrahim, in a statement said that on Tuesday, October 16th, the Senate had already passed the N242, 245, 050,100 virement request with the stipulation that it should be…

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Gov Shettima Meets Pensioners, Give Panel 2 Weeks To Address Biometrics Bottlenecks

… Gov says over 9,000 pensioners already cleared, getting paid … Only 500 have pending cases   Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima on Thursday held emergency meeting with the State Chairman of the NLC, executives of Nigerian Union of Pensioners and some representatives of pensioners facing problems with payment over bottlenecks arising from ongoing data capturing and standardization of pensioners payments in Borno State.   The Governor set up a committee made up of Representatives of all stakeholders ‎including some journalists with two weeks ultimatum to ensure all concerns regarding…

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DSS Raids Kidnappers Den, Nabs Killers Of Kaduna Monarch

The Department of State Service (DSS) has raided den of kidnappers and killers terrorising parts of Kaduna State of recent which led to curfew imposed on the troubled areas by the state government. In a statement Public Relations Officer of the DSS, Peter N. Afunanya said: “In its determination to contain the menace of kidnapping, the Department of State Service (DSS) wishes to apprise the public of its operational successes in parts of the country. It may be recalled that the Service, in collaboration with the military, had arrested suspected abductors…

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More FCT Residents To Benefit From Health Insurance Scheme – Official

The Secretary, FCT Health and Human Service Secretariat (HHSS), Malam Adamu Bappah, has pledged that more residents will benefit from the FCT Health Insurance Scheme (FHIS). Speaking during a week-long briefing from Departments and Agencies under the secretariat, Babbah said more sensitisation needed to be done to encourage more people to enroll into the scheme. He urged the Program Manager, Dr Ahmed Danfulani to ensure that workers in both public and private sectors enjoyed subsidised health services as provided in the guidelines. He commended the FCT Agency for the Control…

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Senate Set To Probe NNPC On Diversion Of NLNG’s Dividend

President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the claims made before the Senator Ahmad Lawan’s Adhoc Committee by the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on how and why the corporation was diverting the dividend from the Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) to defray the cost of under-recovery in the importation of fuel. Saraki, while reacting to questions from newsmen at the Ilorin Airport, admitted that he had received series of telephone calls on…

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Nationwide Strike: Tension Mounts As Labour Unions Shun Parley With FG

Uncertainty dominates discussions among affiliates of organised labour unions as  their leaders on Sunday shunned the re-conciliatory meeting with the Federal Government over the non-implementation of the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country. The Federal Government had called for a meeting with the Organised Labour and the Organised Private Sector, scheduled to hold at the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). The National Industrial Court had on Friday gave a ruling restraining the organised labour from embarking on proposed strike on November…

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Osinbajo In Sokoto: We’ ve Identified, Sanctioned Grand Corruption In Govt

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, restated that the Federal Government had achieved a lot in all sectors of human development and democratic process. Speaking at the 2017/2018 Barewa Old Boys Association annual lecture in Sokoto, Osinbajo said: “There is a lot of impunity that have been defined to public office in Nigeria, especially grand corruption which had been sanctioned under the present administration. The vice president said that politicians had nothing to show for the lesson of the failure of past administrations in the country as it happened. “I…

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