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Mixed feelings as Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi state embarks on staff certificate verification

  The Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State on Wednesday,  April 19, 2017 started a certificate verification exercise to ascertain the authenticity of academic qualifications of its staff. This followed the directive of the Governing Council that the academic claims of all staff of the University be verified in …

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Lagos paid N16.9bn to pensioners in one year – Ambode …Disburses N2bn in three months to entrepreneurs, artisans, others

  A total of N16.9billion was released as payment of pension arrears to pensioners in Lagos State between April 2016 and March 2017, while N2billion was disbursed to young entrepreneurs and artisans under the N25billion Employment Trust Fund (ETF) scheme, the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has said. Governor Ambode, …

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Abuja Airport reopening: Overland Airways resumes flight services to Abuja · Assures passengers of comfort & reliable services · Commends Government on timely completion of Abuja runway repairs

  Overland Airways, Nigeria’s frontline airline, has announced plans to relocate flight services back to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from the Kaduna International Airport following the reopening of the Abuja Airport, which was shut down to flight operations for six weeks from March 8, 2017, to allow for …

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48 Controllers of Customs redeployed

In a major re-jigging of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, for effective and efficient service delivery, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the redeployment of 48 Comptrollers of Customs. According to a statement by Joseph Attah, Public Relations Officer of the Service, the redeployment, which …

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‘Insurgency has worsened our bad situation in the North East’ – Gombe State’s Acting Governor

Gombe State Acting-Governor, Honourable Charles Iliya, has  corroborated recent claims of the utter backwardness of the North-East when he lamented that “Insurgency has made our bad situation worst in the North-East”. According to the Acting-Governor who was responding to a call by the Vice-Chairman of the Presidential Committee on North-East …

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We are reforming NIMASA for fresh direction in maritime industry – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the rebranding of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) as part of the Federal Government’s effort to enhance economic diversification and repositioning of the maritime sector as the country’s highest revenue earner in the very near future. President Buhari stated this while unveiling …

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President Buhari advocates synergy, collaboration to grow African maritime potentials

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for improved synergy and collaboration among African countries to effectively attain a sustainable use of Africa’s Oceans and Seas. President Buhari who made the call while declaring open the 3rd Conference of the Association of Heads of African Maritime Administration (AAMA) in Abuja admonished Maritime …

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West Africa loses 1.3 billion Dollars to illegal fishing annually- Dogara ….Maritime sector key to Nigeria’s economic revival says Dogara. ….Pledges commitment to passing suppression of Piracy and other unlawful Acts at Sea Bill

The Speaker of the House of Representatives , Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed dismay that  Illegal Unreported and Unregulated ( IUU ) fishing leads to an annual loss of over 1.3 billion dollars in West Africa alone. This is just as he pledged the commitment of the National Assembly to …

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Borno NSCDC arrests wife of Boko Haram factional leader, others; Parades Imo State operator of illegal JAMB registration Centre

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI An acclaimed wife of Boko Haram factional leader, Mamman Nur, Fatima Mohammed has been arrested in Maiduguri by the operatives of the Borno state command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corp (NSCDC). The Borno commander of the NSCDC, Ibrahim Abdullahi, while parading the suspect …

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Adopt synergy among security agencies in Lagos, DIG urges states …Warns criminals to stay away from State

Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, in charge of Southwest geo-political zone, Foluso Adebanjo on Wednesday commended the security arrangement in Lagos State, urging other States to adopt the synergy among security agencies in the State. Addressing journalists at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja shortly after a courtesy visit to …

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Enugu Govt Projects not executed with LG Funds, says Gov. Ugwuanyi …as Nsukka Town honours him for infrastructural devt

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has stated that local governments in the state have made no financial contributions whatsoever, towards the execution of state government projects across the nooks and crannies of the state. The governor explained that his administration executes its developmental projects through federal allocations, grants or …

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