Nobody Shot at the any Train, Amaechi tells NASS

…says FG to Localize Railway Technology  …presents  N748m 2020 budget proposal for Marine sector By Henry Umoru – Abuja Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi denied reports that a train was shot at, saying that nobody shot at any train. Speaking on Sunday in Abuja, when he presented the ministry’s  2020  budget before the National Assembly …

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Lawan advocates citizen participation in governance

By Henry Umoru PRESIDENT of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan has called for the active involvement of citizens in the process of governance. Speaking yesterday in Abuja when a delegation from the Westminster Foundation for Democracy, United Kingdom, and local officials of Inter-Parliamentary Union visited him, Lawan said that this would substantially deepen Nigeria’s democracy, …

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$9.6bn P&ID Scam: Judge remands Briton in prisons

By Soni Daniel – Abuja A Nigerian court has remanded a Briton-James Richard Nolan in Abuja Prison over his complicity in the controversial Gas Processing and Supply Agreement that resulted in Nigeria being fined over $9.6 billion by a British commercial and arbitration court. The other British suspect, whose name was given as Adam Quinn, …

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NYSC commences 2019 batch C online registration

The National Youth Service Corps, on Monday, commenced its 2019 batch C online registration. The scheme also announced that the online registration will last till November 1, 2019. This was confirmed in a statement on Monday on the official Twitter account. NYSC reschedules Batch ‘C’ online registration date Prospective 2019  batch C corps members have …

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Police retirees protest poor gratuity, pension in Calabar

By Emma Una – Calabar Retired policemen and women on the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, on Monday afternoon carried placards round major streets in Calabar to protest over the paltry sum paid to them on retirement and monthly as pension.’ The retired police personnel called on President Mohammadu Buhari to direct the Pencom officials to …

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NAFEST 2019:  Orunsewe, Obaseki urges national unity

By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City It was a colourful ceremony at the University of Benin Sports Complex when the 2019 National Festival for Arts and Culture tagged NAFEST 2019 opened were the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NACA), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe and Governor Godwin Obaseki called for Nigeria to use the festival …

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Education, only weapon against poverty, ignorance, says Tinubu

…99 bag first class as ABUAD honours Tinubu, Sultan , others Ado Ekiti-National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Monday, declared that sound and qualitative education remained the only weapon to fight poverty and ignorance Adding that any nation desirous of greatness and development …

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Education, only weapon against poverty, ignorance, says Tinubu

…99 bag first class as ABUAD honours Tinubu, Sultan , others Ado Ekiti-National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Monday, declared that sound and qualitative education remained the only weapon to fight poverty and ignorance Adding that any nation desirous of greatness and development …

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Education, only weapon against poverty, ignorance, says Tinubu

…99 bag first class as ABUAD honours Tinubu, Sultan , others Ado Ekiti-National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Monday, declared that sound and qualitative education remained the only weapon to fight poverty and ignorance Adding that any nation desirous of greatness and development …

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