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AIB, UNILAG Partner On Material Lab Usage

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on the use of its metallurgical laboratory at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. The Commissioner of AIB, Engr. Akin Olateru,  at the signing of the agreement at the Senate Building of UNILAG, said that the laboratory was to the benefit of Nigeria, students of higher institutions of learning and industries in the country. Olateru said that the sighting of the laboratory equipment in the country would save Nigeria huge capital flights,…

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Minister Threatens Oil Sector Contractors Over Unethical Practices

The Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige today disclosed that any Labour Contractors that promote unfair labour practices in the oil and gas sector risk having its License revoked or not renewed as his Ministry is working on reforming the process of granting and renewing Recruiters License to Labour Contractors with the aim of ensuring adherence to expatriate quotas and eschew unfair labour practices.   Addressing the newly elected National Administrative Council Members of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, (NUPENG) on a courtesy…

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Anambra Plans Big For Digipreneur Week 2018

Launched in Awka, Anambra State in 2016, Digipreneur Week, formerly known as Social Media Hangout, from being a one-day gathering of social media influencers has grown to become a point of convergence for the best brains in digital entrepreneurship covering Exhibition, Networking, Training, Summit and Hangout. Digipreneur Week 2018 is a three-day event scheduled to hold from July 9 to 11, 2018 at Stanel World, Awka, Anambra State. Announcing the plans for this year’s edition, with the theme “The Next Level”, the State Government also disclosed DigitalPRwire will be the…

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PCNI Commends De-Radicalization Of 260 Ex-Boko Haram Combatants

The chairman, Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative Lt. Gen. TY Danjuma has expressed its support for the Operation Safe Corridor Programme. He congratulated the Military for the success so far recorded at decimating the activities of the insurgents. Lt. Gen. TY Danjuma made this statement when the Coordinator, Operation Save Corridor, Maj. Gen. B.M Shafa and his Team paid him a courtesy visit in his office today, 28 June, 2018. The Vice Chairman, Tijjani Tumsa who received the delegation on behalf of the Chairman said the PCNI is currently spearheading a framework for Transitional justicesystem for the…

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FG Slams PDP Over Infrastructural Devt In S’east, S’south

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to present its scorecard of achievements, especially in the area of infrastructural development, in the South-East and the South-South in its 16 years in office. The Minister, who threw the challenge while inspecting ongoing construction of the Enugu Port Harcourt Expressway on Thursday, said it’s disheartening that some politicians have made it their pastime to criticize the current administration for allegedly neglecting the two regions without any verifiable proof. “I’m particularly glad that we came on this trip for two reasons. I think…

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Minister Inspects 2nd Niger Bridge, Expresses Satisfaction At Work Pace

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday inspected the Second Niger Bridge in continuation of his ongoing tour of federal government projects across the country, and expressed satisfaction at the pace of work on the bridge. “I am very excited because the thing about this project is that because of the alignment, people travelling on the old bridge will say nothing is going on because they cannot see it, but you have come here and you can see the amount of work that is going on, so I’m very very excited,” the Minister…

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NDLEA Lauds Enugu Gov, Ugwuanyi, In Fight Against Drug Abuse

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has lauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s uncommon affection and remarkable contributions towards the success story of the agency in tackling drug abuse and illicit trafficking in Enugu State.   The agency said that Gov. Ugwuanyi’s disposition has been a source of motivation, adding that the gesture was responsible for the various “unimaginable” arrests of drug traffickers and seizures of illicit drugs it has made in the state in recent times.   Speaking at the event commemorating the 2018 International Day against Drug Abuse and…

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Herdsmen: Plateau Killings Retaliation For 300 Stolen Cows, Says Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has described the recent killings by suspected herdsmen in three local government areas (LGAs) in Plateau State as retaliatory. Chairman of North-Central Zone of the association, Danladi Ciroma said the gruesome attacks on Riyom, Jos South and Barkin Ladi LGAs were reprisal to the herdsmen losing about 300 cows in different communities of the LGAs. Over 200 people were killed on Saturday by Fulani herdsmen in three local governments and other flashpoints across Plateau state. “These attacks are retaliatory. As much as…

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Enugu Gov’s Late Chief Press Secretary For Burial June 29

The remains of Mr. Uwakwe Abugu, the late Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State will be laid to rest on Friday, June 29, at his hometown in Aguta, Olido, Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of the state. The funeral programme announced by the family, in consultation with the state government, also indicated that his burial would be preceded by a Christian wake on Thursday, June 28 at the same venue. Abugu died on June 4 after a protracted illness at a hospital in India. His remains arrived Enugu on June 9…

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Security: FG Deploys Police AIG To Lagos Airport

In an effort to boost security, the Federal Government has deployed an Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Mr Danjuma Muhammad, to take charge of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Police Command.   AIG Muhammad took over from Mr Abdullahi Ali, a Commissioner of Police, who retired recently.   The spokesperson for the command, DSP Joseph Alabi, confirmed the development to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos.   Alabi said that the deployment of an AIG to take over the helms of affairs at the nation’s busiest airport was strategic.   According…

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