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ASUU Announces ‘Conditional Suspension’ Of Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of it nationwide industrial action.ASUU’s decision followed a reconciliation meeting with a Federal Government team which held today (Monday) in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The talks with the Federal Government team came after about two weeks following the union’s …

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NNPC To Shut Down Three Refineries ForComprehensive Rehabilitation

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that it will shortly close down three of its refineries in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt for a comprehensive rehabilitation aimed at bringing them back to their nameplate production capacities. NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, told reporters on Wednesday in …

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Hotel cleaner arrested over N500million fraud

30 year old hotel cleaner, Ahuja Sylvester, who allegedly defrauded a company of N2 million and attempted to collect another N500 million afterhacking into the company’s e -mail address , has been arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command. Ahuja who was reportedly arrested …

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Fresh Move To Unseat Magu As EFCC Chairman Begins

Fresh move to unseat the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has begun before the Federal High Court in Abuja. An Abuja-based legal practitioner, Wale Balogun, has dragged the Federal Government before the court challenging the decision to retain Magu after he was …

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Nnamdi Kanu Has Violated Bail Conditions – FG

The Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (retd), has accused the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, of violating the bail conditions given him by a Federal High Court in Abuja. Dambazau, who made the allegation during a press conference held in his office in …

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JAMB Begins Sale Of Direct Entry (DE) Application Forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has commenced the sale of Direct Entry (DE) application forms for qualified candidates who possess A-level results and wish to gain direct admission to degree programmes in Nigerian tertiary institutions. The organisation has also commenced the sale of UTME application forms for Nigerians …

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Details of Recruitment Examination For Nigeria Police

According to a Premium Times report, the Nigeria Police Force has announced its 5th regular course examination into the Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil. In a statement issued by the FCT Police Command spokesperson, Usen Omorodion, on Wednesday, the police said the selection into the academy for applicants in Abuja is …

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House of Reps Summon MTN, Glo Bosses Over Job Losses

A House of Representatives panel has summoned the chief executive officers of MTN, Glo, Airtel , Etisalat and Intel to appear before it tomorrow over the massive job losses in the telecoms sector. The committee on telecommunications, chaired by Saheed Fijabi (APC, Oyo), said the five service providers have questions …

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Future elections will be better than 2015 – INEC

The Chairman of Independent National Elect0ral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said the commission was committed to making future elections in the country better than the 2015 exercise. Yakubu made the pledge when he received the new United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington at INEC headquarters on Wednesday …

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OUTSIDE EKITI! FG Threatens To Revoke Licences Of Private Varsities

Private Universities that go against the Federal Government’s proscription of the controversial written post-UTME and covertly conduct the exercise, risk sanctions, says the Federal Government. Deputy Director, Press at the Federal Ministry of Education, Bem Goong, who noted this while speaking with newsmen said that the warning has become necessary …

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