Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Friday 22nd February 2019
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target=_blank>FG invests N837bn on manpower, infrastructure in tertiary institutions
The Federal Government yesterday said it has invested more than N837 billion on infrastructural development and capacity building through various activities in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education within the last four years. Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who made this known at the eighth edition of the weekend ministerial press briefing in Abuja,
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target=_blank>FG empowers women, youths in Bayelsa
Over 300 women and youths in Bayelsa State were yesterday empowered by the Federal Government under the Small Scale and Micro Enterprise Enhancement Scheme. The scheme in which beneficiaries received N10,000 each, was funded under auspices of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) as a response to the demands of unemployed youths and women for
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target=_blank>Buhari’s ‘ruthless’ directive to security agencies
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, opened another chapter in the history of the Nigerian democracy. He declared that he had directed security agencies to deal ruthlessly with anybody who attempted to snatch ballot boxes in the forthcoming elections. The president’s comment, coming two days after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed the presidential and
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target=_blank>Rejection by EU: FG clears air on Nigeria’s agro products
Following the reports that there are lots of Nigeria’s agricultural commodities being rejected by the European Union (EU) at the point of entry, the Federal Government has cleared the air that it is only bean product that is facing suspension while others were due to improper documentations. Coordinating Director, Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS),
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target=_blank>Hijab: School, Muslim parents agree to out-of-court settlement
The lawyers to University of Ibadan International School Ibadan (ISI) and Muslim Parents’ group have agreed on possible out of court settlement as admonished by judge in the legal tussle over the use of Hijab by willing female Muslim pupils in the school. A bridged report of Court proceeding on Wednesday showed that the case
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target=_blank>FG realised N298.01bn VAT in Q4 2018
The sum of N298.01 billion was realised as Value Added Tax (VAT) in the fourth quarter of 2018 as against N273.50 billon generated in Q3 2018 and N266.73 billion in Q2 2018, data sourced from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed. The figure represents 8.96 per cent increase Quarter- on-Quarter and 17.28% Year-on-Year. Broken
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target=_blank>INEC, Saturday is almost here!
Many Nigerians were angered by the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Presidential and National Assembly elections over what it described as logistic and operational problems. The people were infuriated basically for three reasons. First, the cancellation came to them as a rude shock. They had reasoned that if
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target=_blank>Kaduna crisis: Police disown El-Rufai’s casualty figure
The Commissioner of Police, Kaduna State command, Ahmad Abdulrahman, yesterday disclosed that investigations were still on, on the casualty figures of the killings in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. He added that the state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai “is just quoting figures”. The CP told newsmen during an interview with journalists in his office
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target=_blank>Dedicate Friday sermon for voters’ education, prayers – MUSWEN charges Imams
The Friday sermon across Central Mosques in Nigeria should be dedicated for enlightenment of voters and special prayers for peaceful elections. The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), which stated this also charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections starting from tomorrow, Saturday, 23 rd February, 2019. The general elections previously
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The National Union of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE) has commended the federal Government for retaining the excise duty on importation of certain items in the sector, thereby saving over 165,000 workers from losing their jobs. NUFBTE, in a statement by its President, Lateef Oyelekan, said: “Some of the areas President Buhari’s government has […]
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