Category Archives: Breaking

UBA’s Remittance ‘Awoof’ Promo Will Take 20 Customers On Trip To Dubai

Mr. Phillips Oduoza is the GMD-CEO of UBA Group Customers and non-customers of UBA who receive MoneyGram and Western Union money transfers at the bank are in for an amazing treat courtesy of UBA Remittance ‘Awoof’ Promo. Now in its first season, the promo will give 20 people the opportunity to go on an all-expense paid trip…

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Bristow To Pay Over $600,000 As Compensation To Victims, Others

Bristow Helicopters is to pay over $600,000 as compensation and damage to victims of the ill-fated helicopter that crashed in Lagos last Tuesday, killing six persons out the 12 on board. According to the International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO), annexe on compensation for crash victims, each victim is entitled to $100,000. ICAO, a few years…

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Customs Comptroller-General, Abdullahi Retires Voluntarily, Buhari Accepts

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Alhaji Dikko Abdullahi, has retired voluntarily from office and President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted his retirement. Abdullahi, who served as the Customs boss for six years, is scheduled to proceed on retirement on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, according to the President’s approval letter.       Leave your…

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Nigeria Make Plans To Produce Weapons In The Country

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Defence to produce a plan for the establishment of a modest Military Industrial Complex for the local production of weapons to meet some of the requirements of the country’s armed forces. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of the National Defence College, President Buhari described as unacceptable,…

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SSCE: Only 38.65% Of WAEC Candidates Pass, Results Of 13 States Withheld

616, 370 candidates, representing 38.65% out of 1,593,442 that took the May/June 2015 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) obtained five credits and above with English and Mathematics included, the examination body announced at its Yaba, Lagos headquarters. Students could get details of their results at the website…

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Suspected Pirates Attack Military Base In Nigeria’s Southern Delta, Kill Five

Suspected pirates traveling by speedboat killed four soldiers and a policeman and stole weapons in a raid on a military base in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta region, the police and armed forces said. The gunmen attacked the mixed military and police Joint Task Force (JTF) base at Nembe in Bayelsa state at around 11.30 p.m.…

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APC Chieftain Sponsors Marriage Of 7 Displaced Persons In Maiduguri

The treasurer of the Borno State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji AjiKolo, sponsored the wedding of seven internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Bama. The IDPs who are women were treated to an elaborate wedding ceremony during which they were married off to their suitors at the Maiduguri Government Reserved Area (GRA) private…

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