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833 Children Released By CJTF In Borno – UNICEF

The Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) fighting against the Boko Haram in Northeast Nigeria, has released 833 children from its own ranks. The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF), which made this known on Friday said some of the children are as young as 11 years-old. UNICEF spokesman Christophe Boulierac, said the task force is a local militia formed in …

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Minimum Wage: FG Proposes N24, 000; States N20, 000

.As NLC Wants N30, 000, Says Ngige The Federal Government of Nigeria has said after consultations it proposed N24, 000 as the new minimum wage for civil servants. The Minister of Labour and employment, Chris Ngige, stated this Wednesday while briefing State House correspondents after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Mr. Ngige was responding to media reports …

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Senate Confirms Banire As AMCON Board Chairman

…Inaugurates Kaita, Gumau The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Mr. Banire Muiz Adeyemi as Chairman, Governing Board of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). This followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions which screened Banire for confirmation. Chairman of the committee, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, presented the …

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Court Nullifies Rivers APC Guber Nomination

A Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt, on Wednesday, nullified the nomination of Engr. Tonye Cole, as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, on the ground that his nomination was a function of illegality and unconstitutional acts. The court also quashed the state APC Senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly primaries …

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Senate Urges FG To Raise Investigative Panel On Missing Army General

The Senate has called on the Federal Government to constitute a panel to investigate the disappearance of retired Maj.-Gen. Idris Alkali and the recovery of some vehicles from a mining pond in Plateau. The Senate made the call via a resolution passed on Wednesday, following a motion moved by Sen. Mohammed Hassan (APC-Yobe South) and seconded by the Deputy President …

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Ekiti: Fayose Is Free To Attend My Inauguration – Fayemi

The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has extended invitation to Governor Ayodele Fayose to attend his inauguration slated for October 16, 2018, saying he is free to grace the occasion as a leader of the state. At a press conference addressed by the committee handling the preparations for the inauguration ceremony in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday, Fayemi said President …

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Probe Oshiomhole Or Lose credibility – CACOL Dares EFCC

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate allegations of fraud leveled against the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole. This was contained in a press release issued on Wednesday by Ikenna Aghagbobi, CACOL’s Media and Publications Officer on behalf of its Executive Chairman, Mr. Debo …

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NNPC/SNEPCo Cradle-to-Career scholarship Beneficiaries Hit 375

Another 108 Nigerians have been awarded full secondary education scholarship under the NNPC/SNEPCo National Cradle-to-Career (NC2C) Scholarship scheme launched in 2014, bringing the total number of beneficiaries in the last four years to 375. The scholarship, administered by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), offers full boarding and tuition-free support to the beneficiaries throughout their education in top-rated private …

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FUBS Honors NFF First VP, Barrister Akinwunmi, Hon Soname Wth Humanitarian Awards

First vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi and 9jaBet boss, Honourable Kunle Soname have been bestowed the Philanthropy and Humanitarian Service awards by a prominent sports Whatsapp group in Nigeria, Family United by Sport (FUBS). NFF President, Amaju Pinnick received the Achievers Merit Award while five Sports Federation Presidents, Hon Daniel Igali (Wrestling), Sam Ocheho (Handball), …

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Onyekuru Targets Glory In Champions League

Galatasaray of Turkey striker, Henry Onyekuru is targeting a glorious run with his club in the UEFA Champions League, as he believes they have what it takes to reach the knock out stage and go further. An opening day 3-0 win against Lokomotiv Moscow of Russia put Onyekuru and his teammates in the best level of confidence heading into the …

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