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NSCDC nabs man for selling fake relief material forms to Borno IDPs worth N27m

ABDULLAHI ISAH, Maiduguri Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno State Command, has arrested a man, Bukar Ladan for defrauding Internally Displaced Persons, (IDPs) by selling fake relief material forms worth N27 million. At a press conference held at NSCDC headquarters in Maiduguri, the commandant, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim said …

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No resurgence of Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria — FG; says recent incidents not an indication

The Federal Government has said the recent spate of attacks by Boko Haram is not an indication of any resurgence by Boko Haram, insisting that the terrorist group remains largely decimated, dispersed and disoriented. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai …

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NNPC spent N307bn on subsidy in 2015 — Report

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, spent about N306.92 billion on subsidy between January and December 2015. According to the NNPC’s Monthly Financial and Operations Report for December 2015, the subsidy experienced a dip in the amount transferred to the Federation Account, which dropped to N1.02 trillion. In a six month …

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Connecting Classrooms Initiative : Lagos govt woos British Council to assist in lifting education sector

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Idiat Adebule, Monday, called for collaboration of teachers, parents, corporate organisations, international institutions, educational agencies and the media to achieve better education delivery. Adebule made the call at the reception of the delegation of United Kingdom teachers to the “British Council Connecting Classrooms Initiative” …

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