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November, 2019

  • 21 November

    Job-creating mentality will be fundamental for success in the future – Tony Elumelu Foundation CEO says in Saudi Arabia

    Riyadh Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, has urged youths gathered at the Misk Global Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to imbibe a job creating mentality for success in the future. This year’s theme “Work Reworked” focused on discovering the new trends and transformation in the world …

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  • 21 November

    IMT Enugu begins award of degrees, says Rector

    By Ifeoma Aka Enugu, 21, 2019 The Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu says it has commenced the award of degrees in some disciplines, in affiliation with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), beginning from the current academic session. The Rector of the institute, Prof. Augustine Nweze, said this in …

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  • 21 November

    Nigerian Army decorates 31 new major generals

    By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, Nov. 21, 2019 The Nigerian Army on Thursday decorated 31 promoted Major Generals serving in different formations across the country with their new ranks. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new generals are among the recently promoted senior officers to different ranks by the …

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  • 21 November

    Court remands man who allegedly raped 13-year-old

    By Mabel Yakubu Kaduna, Nov. 21, 2019 For allegedly raping a 13-year-old, a 55-year-old man, Dayyabu Dankaka, was on Thursday remanded by a Kaduna Magistrates’ Court. The Magistrate, Mrs Hajara Dauda, who did not take the defendant’s plea, ordered that he should be kept in prison pending advice from the …

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  • 21 November

    Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC files fresh charges against Briton

    By Taiye Agbaje Abuja, Nov. 21, 2019 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, filed fresh charges against James Nolan, a Briton, at the Federal High Court, Abuja. The EFCC’s Counsel, Ekele Iheanacho, had, at the resumed trial, told Justice Okon Abang that the anti-graft agency had filed …

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  • 21 November

    Femi Kuti, 2baba, other celebrities congratulate Burna Boy over Grammy nod

    By Anita Eboigbe Abuja, Nov. 21, 2019 Nigerian celebrities have continued to congratulate musician Damini Ogulu aka `Burna Boy’ over his Grammy nomination. The Grammy is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognise achievements in the music industry globally. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Burna Boy’s …

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  • 21 November

    Grammy: Nigerians elated over Burna Boy’s nomination

    By Anita Eboigbe Abuja, Nov. 21, 2019 Fans have continued to flood social media with congratulatory messages following Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy’s Grammy nomination. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Burna Boy’s inclusion in the prestigious Grammy nomination list broke the internet when it was announced …

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  • 21 November

    Sylva tasks firms, IOCs on community development

    By Edith Ike-Eboh Abuja, Nov. 20, 2019 The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has called on local and International Oil Companies (IOCs) to give back to the communities where they operate for economic growth. Sylva gave the charge at the Grand finale of the Nigerian National …

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  • 21 November

    VP Osinbajo presides over NEC meeting

    By Chijioke Okoronkwo Abuja, Nov. 21, 2019 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the monthly National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Nigeria’s Constitution provides that the vice president is the Chairman of NEC. The council meeting is held monthly to  deliberate on the coordination …

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  • 21 November

    Buhari meets Speakers of 36 states Houses of Assembly at Aso Rock

    By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Nov. 21, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with speakers of the 36 states Houses of Assembly of the federation at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the speakers were led by their Chairman, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, who is …

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  • 21 November

    Court dissolves 4 new emirate councils in Kano

    By Tukur Muntari Kano, Nov. 21, 2019 A Kano High Court presided over by Justice Usman Na’Abba on Thursday dissolved the four additional emirates and first class emirs created by the Kano State Government. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, had on May 8, assented to a controversial law establishing four additional emirates …

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  • 21 November

    Ooni of Ife, group set to showcase tourist attractions in Ile-Ife

    By Aderemi Bamgbose Okitipupa (Ondo State) Nov. 21, 2019 A Group, Ife Tourism Reloaded and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, will begin a two-day tourism drive in Ile-Ife and its environs to showcase tourist attractions in the ancient city. The Chairman of the group, Mr Oluwagbenga …

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  • 21 November

    Bayelsa Poll: INEC presents certificate of return to Lyon, Deputy

    By Christian Ogbonna Yenagoa, Nov. 21, 2019 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, presented Certificate of Return to Bayelsa Governor-elect, Mr David Lyon and his deputy, Sen. Degi Eremienyo. INEC National Commissioner in charge of Rivers, Bayelsa and Edo, Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu, presented the certificates at a ceremony …

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  • 21 November

    S. Africa’s ex-security minister arrested on corruption charges

    Cape Town, Nov. 21, 2019 A former State Security Minister in South Africa, Bongani Bongo, now a parliamentarian from the ruling African National Congress (ANC), has been arrested on corruption charges, the Office of the ANC Chief Whip in Parliament confirmed on Thursday. “We are aware that the MP (Member …

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  • 21 November

    Bayelsa poll: We don’t have anything against Jonathan – PDP

    By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, Nov.20, 2019 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has nothing against former President Goodluck Jonathan over the just concluded Bayelsa governorship election. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday after a meeting of the party’s National …

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