Category Archives: Breaking

Navy Declares Pirate Kingpin, Charles Ekpemefumor Wanted For Hijacking Oil Vessel!

Charles Ekpemefumor aka Charles Parker Or Captain Charles Agaba The Nigerian Navy has declared one Charles Ekpemefumor, also known as Charles Parker, wanted for alleged hijack of MT MAXIMUS off Cote d’Ivoire waters on Feb. 11, 2016. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by the Director of Navy Information, Commodore…

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Polytechnics: ASUP Warns Of Impending Crisis Over FG’s Breach Of Agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has warned of impending crisis in Nigerian polytechnics over failure by the Federal Government to abide by the agreement reached with the union. ASUP’s President, Mr Usman Dutse, speaking with newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, said several attempts to discuss the issues with the present government failed. According…

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NYSC To Deploy Doctors, Pharmacists, Others To IDPs Camps – DG

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will deploy medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps nationwide. The Director General of NYSC, Brig-Gen. Sule Kazaure, made this known yesterday while flagging-off the NYSC intervention programme at Damare IDPs camp in Yola. Kazaure said that the deployment of NYSC to…

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FG To Stop Funding Trips Of Officials Seeking Medical Treatment Overseas

The Federal Government has stated that it would no longer provide resources to any government official to travel abroad for medical attention on cases that could be handled in the country, reports Vanguard. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 56th Annual General Conference and delegates meeting of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), in Sokoto, President…

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Ambode Immortalizes Tunji Braithwaite, Names Dophin Park After Him

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday named Dolphin Estate Park after the late lawyer and human rights activist Dr Tunji Braithwaite, in recognition of his contributions to the political development of Nigeria. Ambode, who was represented by his deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, made this known at a special service of songs organised by…

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Tribunal To Rule On Disqualification Of CCT Chairman From Sarki’s Trial Today

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) will today, deliver its ruling on an application filed by Senate President Bukola Saraki, seeking disqualification of CCT chairman from presiding over his trial. The tribunal fixed the ruling for today, after listening to the submissions of counsel. Saraki had accused the chairman of the tribunal Justice Umar Danladi,…

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Labour, TUC Demand N56,000 New Minimum Wage From FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have jointly proposed and submitted a new minimum wage of N56,000 monthly salary for workers to the Federal Government, reports The Guardian . Confirming the submission of the proposal to the Federal Government yesterday in Abuja, President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, said that Labour…

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Finally, Buhari Breaks Silence On Fulani Herdsmen Rampage

Following public outcry on his continued silence on the actions of suspected Fulani herdsmen who have killed hundred in their rampage on communities across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, finally addressed the issue publicly. In a statement issued in Abuja by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu,…

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EFCC Arrests Governor Dickson’s Ex-Aide Over Alleged N10 Million Bribe

Abednego Don-Evarada The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested a former aide to Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson  for allegedly attempting to bribe an official of the commission with  N10 million. Abednego Don-Evarada, former Senior Special Assistant on Media to the governor was arrested on Monday in Port- Harcourt, Rivers State for offering…

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IGP Orders Arrest Of Black Market Petrol Sellers, Buyers

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has directed all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and State Commissioners of Police to arrest anybody found selling petrol and other petroleum products in plastic container, reports Vanguard. This directive stems from concerns of untold suffering as well as hazard emanating from the activities of black marketers, especially those…

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