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Rights Group Calls On FG To Rebuild Bayelsa Villages Burnt By Military

A rights group, Ijaw People Development Initiative, IPDI, has called on the Federal Government to reconstruct Bilabiri 1 and 2 communities in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, allegedly burnt by invading soldiers searching for criminals that killed three military personnel, last Friday. The group in a statement by the national president, Mr Austin...

JAMB Suspends Use of NIN For 2020 UTME/DE

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Saturday said it had suspended the use of the National Identity Number (NIN), for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Registrar of the board, Prof. Ishak Oloyede, disclosed this to newsmen during a press conference at the board’s Headquarters in Abuja. He said that the decision...

BREAKING: NUC Scraps Mass Communications Degrees

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has phased out Mass Communication Degree in Nigeria institutions. With the development, there will be no more Mass Communication as a degree programme in Nigeria universities. The NUC said it has unbundled Mass Communication into seven separate degree programmes to meet present demand and this takes effect from 2020 admissions into...

CP Ciroma, Femi Adesina Eulogise Okediji’s Sterling Qualities.

The Nigerian Police Force has been counselled to consider as a matter of urgency the introduction of exceptional efficiency in the utilization of Police officers to achieve optimum development in the Force. The Commissioner of Police of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Bala Ciroma stated this at the reception for his outgoing Deputy Commissioner...

40 New Commissioners Of Police Decorated IGP Calls For Loyalty and Dedication

Security challenges of the nation held back the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to arrive  late to decorate 40 of his newly promoted Commissioners of Police at a ceremony in Abuja on Wednesday 8 January 2020 The IGP  said that at these times of several security challenges across the globe, the nation demanded the...

No Oyo Worker Will Earn Less Than New Minimum Wage -Governor Makinde

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State, has said no worker in the state would earn less than the national minimum wage. Makinde gave the assurance on Wednesday during the 2020 Inter-Religious Prayer Service organised by the state government at the state Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, the state capital, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. He said a...

How Buhari Can Get Nigeria Working- Kayode Ajulo

Dr. Kayode Ajulo, former National Secretary of the Labour Party has stressed the need for the Federal Government to rejig its policies if it desires the nation to move forward. He also calls for the abandonment of ethnic and religious sentiments in national affairs. He outlined what President Muhammadu Buhari must do to move...

Minimum Wage: 25 States Fail Labour’s Dec 31 Deadline

No fewer than 25 states of the federation have failed to meet the December 31, 2019, deadline given by organised labour to conclude all negotiations on the consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 new minimum wage or face industrial unrest. Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, had on December 31, 2019, in its New Year Message, directed...

Updated: Not Boko Haram, Cameroon Clears Air On Gamboru Bridge Blast

A Cameroonian official has clarified the explosion on the El Beid Bridge at the crowded Gamboru market on Monday and also reduced the death toll from 30 to nine. Mr Midjiyawa Bakary, Cameroon’s Far North regional governor, dismissed reports that it was a suicide attack by Boko Haram. He said it was an accidental grenade explosion....

News 30 Killed As Boko Haram Bombed El- Beid Bridge In Borno

At least 30 people were killed in the northeastern state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on El-Beid bridge . No group immediately took responsibility. Both Boko Haram and the regional offshoot of Islamic State, known as ISWAP, are active in the area. According to a wire report, the bomb detonated at roughly 5...

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