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Kwara Gov. Appoints Special Assistant on Fulani Affairs

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the appointment of Alhaji Abdul-Azeez Muhammad as Special Assistant, Fulani Affairs, to represent Miyetti-Allah in his administration. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Isiaka Gold made this known in a statement issued on Tuesday in Ilorin, the State capital. He explained that the appointment was driven by Governor Ahmed’s ...

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Akeredolu to launch National Athletics Development Centre


Ondo State Governor Olurotimi Akeredolu, will on Monday 30th April launch the National Athletics Development Centre in Akure which is to signal the Basic Olive Opportunity Sports Training (BOOST) managed by the Nigeria Sports Development Fund Inc (NSDFI). According to a statement issued from Abuja, the Director General of NSDFI, Olajide Fashikun explained that the community lottery programme will be ...

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Anarchy looms in Nigeria, Fayose warns

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has raised the alarm that Nigeria was drifting towards a state of anarchy, calling on the international community to intervene and rescue the country from turning to a war zone, where mass killings is a usual occurrence. Governor Fayose, who was reacting to the killing of 18 worshippers and the two priests in Benue ...

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FG appoints MDs of Federal Medical Centres


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments Two New Medical Directors of Federal Medical Centres and Re- Appointment of four others. The Newly Appointed Medical Directors and centres are 1. Dr. Liasu Adeagbo Ahmed– Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, term of four years with effect from 8th April, 20185. 2. Dr. Abudulkareem Jika Yusuf– Medical Director, Federal ...

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NASENI Union Shelves Protest, Insists EVC Must Go

By Paul Efiong The Chairman, Non- Academic Staff Union of National Agency for Science and Infrastructure (NASENI) Branch, Comrade Edibo Peter has given reasons why the peaceful protest planned within and around the national Headquarters on Tuesday could not hold as scheduled. Recall that the Union had planned a protest to register their displeasure against the continued stay in office ...

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After Escaping, Dino Melaye Re-arrested – Police

Nigeria Police High Command has said that Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the Senate has been re-arrested. A statement issued on Tuesday evening by Force Spokesperson, ACP Jimoh Moshood, reads in full: “At about 1200Hrs of today Sen. Dino Melaye while in lawful custody of the Nigeria Police Force personnel and being taken for arraignment in Federal High ...

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Melaye In Hospital After Jumping Out Of Moving Police Vehicle

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye has landed in a hospital in Abuja after he reportedly jumped out of a moving police vehicle. The lawmaker was brought into Zankli hospital in Mabushi district of Abuja after allegedly jumping off the police vehicle around Area One, CHANNELS TV reports. The police vehicle was conveying him to Lokoja, Kogi ...

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Senators, Reps witnessed distribution of relief materials to IDPs – NEMA DG

ABUJA – Distribution of relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, was witnessed by officials of 16 state governments and some Federal lawmakers, the Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, has said. He spoke on Tuesday, while tendering evidence before the House Ad Hoc Committee looking into the operation of NEMA. The NEMA boss vehemently denied claims ...

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UBA Group Grows Profits to N26.6bn in 2018 First Quarter 

Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa Group (UBA) has released its unaudited first quarter results, showing significant growth across major income lines. Following a sterling performance in the 2017 financial year, UBA Group delivered another impressive 18% percent year-on-year growth in gross earnings in the first three months of 2018. Leveraging on strong growth in both interest and ...

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