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Suicide bombers kill 15 in Borno

At least 15 people were killed on Monday when two suicide bombers struck civilians receiving aid in Borno state, a rescue worker and a member of the civilian militia told reporters. a rescue worker said in an account backed by Babakura Kolo, from the Civilian Joint Task Force that “There were twin suicide explosions at
‎A federal lawmaker in the Houses of Representatives, Daniel Reyenieju, has advised the Federal Government to ensure that the proposed recruitment of 7000 Nigerians into the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS is equitably distributed among all the states of the federation. ‎ Representing Warri Federal Constituency in Delta State on the platform of the Peoples

We are still on strike – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said the ongoing strike is still on, ahead of a crucial meeting with the federal government, today. ASUU’s national president, Biodun Ogunyemi, stated said this in an interview with journalists on Sunday in Lagos. He said ASUU IS still on strike. However, IT is hoping that all
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived New York where he will join other world leaders for the 72nd session of the UN general assembly (UNGA), which begins Tuesday. Buhari was accompanied by Governors Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara, David Umahi Ebonyi and Rotimi Akeredolu Ondo states, respectively. He was received at the JF Kennedy Airport by Geoffrey
As the people of Plateau State await the government and the State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) to fix a date for the conduct of Local Government Elections ,voters registration and collection of Permanent Voters Cards( PVCs) by the electorate have continued in the state in earnest Correspondent JAMES ABBRAHAM who monitored the collection exercise reports
The Executive Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong having considered the improvement in the state of security, since the unfortunate incidence of Thursday, 14th September, 2017 which necessitated the imposition of a dusk to dawn curfew, has with effect from Sunday the 17th September, 2017 approved the relaxation of the Curfew from
Following the unfortunate incident that occurred in some parts of Jos metropolis on Thursday 14th September, 2017, connected with developments in the southeast, the Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District Dr. Jonah David Jang hereby wishes to call for calm, especially now that the situation has been contained. It is the fervent belief of the
The Executive Governor of Plateau State has expressed great dismay and shock at the sudden build up of tension in Jos Metropolis on account of the conduct of some disgruntled elements, who have decided to throw the metropolis into confusion on account of their negative reaction to the agitations of Independent People of Biafra (IPOB)
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped six places from the 38th to the 44th spot in the latest edition of the monthly FIFA Rankings released on Thursday. Many had expected some upward movement for the Super Eagles having recorded a big 4-0 win and a 1-1 draw against Cameroon in the World Cup qualifiers
Nigeria plans to sell 917.14 billion naira worth of treasury bills between Sept. 14 and Nov. 30, a central bank debt calendar for the fourth quarter showed on Wednesday. The bank aims to auction 209.85 billion naira in 91-day bills, 197.89 billion in 182-day and 509.39 billion in 364-day debt. The central bank sells treasury