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FG constructs N160m water plant at Jigawa varsity

The Federal Government has constructed a mini water plant worth N160 million at Sule Lamido University (SLU) in Jigawa. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Lawan Taura, stated this during the commissioning of the project in Kafinhausa on Thursday. Taura said...

2020 UTME: JAMB announces exam day, date to begin sale of forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says over 650 Computer Based Test (CBT), centres have so far been accredited for its upcoming 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board has fixed this year’s examination for March 14...

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s existence threatened by religious, tribal, ethnic tensions

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday lamented that Nigeria’s existence was being threatened by religious and tribal tensions. The Vice President stated this at the opening ceremony of the General Assembly of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs in...

Nigerian sports administrator set for global sports mentoring programme

Dr. Oluwaseun Nariwoh, a sports administrator at the Lagos State Sports Commission has been selected to attend the U.S. government’s flagship professional development exchange to empower women through sports. Dr. Nariwoh is one of the 16 participants from around the...

Ogun governor warns critics to stop blackmailing him over education levy

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has warned critics to stop blackmailing his administration over payment of N3, 700 education levy in the public primary and secondary schools across the state. The governor, who decried the public outcry generated by...

Governors inaugurates committee to initiate uniform policies in APC states

The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states. Governor Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa, who is the Chairman of the...

Automatic employment of midwives excites Yobe residents

The automatic employment of 37 graduating students of the Yobe College of Nursing and Midwifery by the State Government has excited residents. The residents told newsmen in separate interviews on Friday in Damaturu that the measure would boost manpower...

Yobe governor seeks NEDC intervention on education, roads, others

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram...

Oyo Reps member supports graduate farmers with N50 million grant

A federal lawmaker under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives in Oyo State, Hon. Shina Abiola Peller, representing Iseyi/Kajola/Itesiwaju/Iwajowa federal constituency of Oyo State, has empowered about 120 graduate farmers in...

NIHSA: Nigeria to experience more flood next month

Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has issued an alert warning Nigerians of imminent increased flooding, in September. This was disclosed by the director-general NIHSA, Clement Nze, on Wednesday during a press briefing in Abuja. The agency also accused state governments...

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A retired Salvadoran general on Friday acknowledged for the first time that the armed forces were responsible for a notorious 1981 massacre...

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Ogun government warns against farming in forest reserves

The Ogun government says it will no longer permit farming and erection of permanent structure in its forest reserves. The state Commissioner for...

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Ahead of next year’s election governorship election in Ondo State, in which his position is being eyed by some interested party members,...