Policy

Protest at Ministry of Finance

Leah Katung Babatunde The aggrieved workers of the Ministry of Finance had on Wednesday placed the Ministry under lock and key, protesting poor welfare. Normal business in the office was disrupted as they workers waited for the return of the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the economy Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who was away at […]

Politics

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UPN NEC Meeting

  By Gabriel Odu Ahead of Saturday’s Governorship Election in OSUN State, the newly registered Unity Party of Nigeria –UPN, has withdrawn its Candidate citing late preparation. The National Chairman of the Party Dr. Fedrick Fasehun said this at the National Executive.    

Infrastructure

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NNPC Group Managing Director Visits NLNG

  By Onengiye Fyneface To better appreciate the operational and production prospects of the Nigeria liquefied Natural Gas NLNG. Bonny Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Andrew Yakubu has undertaken a first hand tour of the facility. Onengiye Fyneface reports that the NNPC GMD also had time to interface with the […]

Domestic

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Katsina Governor’s Wife Donates to Women

  Attending the historic event where the 7 State coordinators of the Women for Change Initiative from the North-west zone, Wives of the members of the State house of assembly and coordinators from the 34 local Government areas amongst others. In message to the occasion, Wife of the State Governor Hajia Fatima Ibrahim Shema represented […]

Foreign

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National Information Centre Refutes Amnesty International Claims

By Edino Justice The Coordinator National Information Centre Abuja Mike Omeri has refuted the Claims of Amnesty International that Nigerian Military violates human rights in its prosecution of the fight against insurgents saying Amnesty International Sources were Unverified. Mike Omeri disclosed this while briefing Journalists in Abuja. The coordinator while commending the contributions of international communities, […]

Sports

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FIFA Lifts Suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation

FIFA has today, 18 July 2014, lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on 9 July 2014 on account of interference. FIFA has noted that the court proceedings and order preventing the president of the NFF, the NFF Executive Committee members and the NFF Congress from running the affairs of Nigerian football […]

Diplomacy

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FG Dispatches Youth Volunteers To Uganda

  By Ronke Kolawole The Federal Government has dispatched Youth Volunteers in all fields of endeavor to Uganda to boost manpower and technical assistance in the education sector in that country. At a ceremony making their departure from Nigeria the Director General and Chief Executive Officer, Directorate of Technical Aid Corps, Federal Ministry of Foreign […]

Economy

NAFDAC Launch Gender Handbook

By Joseph Orok Gender Equality of recent has attracted attention the world over. Back home the Jonathan Administration has attempted to balance the scale.  In line with this, Federal Government’s Policy promoting gender equality, the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control  NAFDAC  has published a Gender Policy Handbook. Correspondent  reports that the book was launched by the […]

Education

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DG NDE Inspects Coaching Centres In Ekiti

  Michael Olaleye The National Directorate of Employment, NDE will Intensify its Intervention Scheme to achieve sustainable growth and development of the Education Sector for the benefit of the unemployed graduates. Director General of the NDE, Mallam Abubakar Muhammed stated this in Ado-Ekiti while Inspecting the graduate coaching Scheme in the State.

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