Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Thursday 3rd June 2021

Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Thursday 3rd June 2021

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target=_blank rel=noopener>No bank loans for environment destroyers – CBN

From Uche Usim, Abuja Henceforth, any organisation or individual seeking bank loans will provide sufficient evidence that the facility will be channelled into a venture that will not pollute or harm the environment in any way. Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Mr Godwin Emefiele, who stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the celebration
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Smuggling in Kwara, Kogi, Benue reduced by 15 per cent – Nigeria Customs

From Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin Smuggling of prohibited goods into Nigeria along the Kwara, Benue, Kogi and Niger axis has reduced by 15 per cent, according to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). The Service attributed the reduction to constant sensitisation as well as collaboration with traditional and religious leaders in border towns of the states. ‘The
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target=_blank rel=noopener>2021 UTME: JAMB test-runs systems with 160,617 mock candidates

From Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) conducted a mock examination for 160,617 candidates on Thursday ahead of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB Registrar Prof Ishaq Oloyede introduced the mock examination in 2016 to get candidates acquainted with the Computer Based Test (CBT) system of examination, boost their
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kebbi earmarks N4.5 billion for school construction, trains supervisors on projects evaluation

From Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin Kebbi The Kebbi State Government has announced that it will spend N4.5 billion on the construction of primary and junior secondary schools in the 21 local government areas of the state. The Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Professor Sulaiman Khalid, stated this during a two-day stakeholders workshop
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target=_blank rel=noopener>NECO appoints Ogborodi as Acting Registrar

From Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the appointment of Mr Ebikibina John Ogborodi as the Acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the Council. The appointment followed the death of the Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, on Monday, June 1, after a brief illness. Mr Ogborodi’s appointment was as a
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target=_blank rel=noopener>BREAKING: NECO names John Ogborodi Acting Registrar

  From John Adams, Minna The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the appointment of Mr. Ebikibina John Ogborodi as the Acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the Council. A statement by the Head Information and Public Relations Division, Mallam Azeez Sani, said the appointment of Ogborodi follows the death of the Registrar,
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Plateau: Journalists play critical role in peace, stability of Nigeria – Rev Pam

From Gyang Bere, Jos The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev Yakubu Pam, has expressed delight over the critical role of journalists in the peace and stability of Nigeria He extolled the good virtues of journalists in the country, particularly in Plateau, for upholding the dreams of the founding fathers of the stat
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Corruption: Publish assets of public servants, ICPC tells CCB

From Adanna Nnamani, Abuja The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has asked the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to immediately publish assets declared by public and civil servants as part of ways to bolster the fight against corruption in the public sector. The Commission also encouraged the Bureau to move to
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Three die as building collapse in Ondo

From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Three women have reportedly died after a dilapidated building collapsed on them at Arakale area of Akure, the Ondo State capital. The women who were members of the Fish Sellers Association died while trying to evade arrest by the Task Force of the association. The deceased were said to be hiding
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Lalong condemn killing of Ortom’s aide in Plateau, condoles Benue people

From Gyang Bere, Jos Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has expressed outrage over the killing of a Senior Special Assistant to Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Security AIG Christopher Dega (retd.) by unidentified armed men. Lalong while reacting to the incident in a press statement signed by Dr. Makut Simon Macham described it
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Declaring Nigeria a failed state is preposterous – FG replies CFA

  The Federal Government says for anyone to declare Nigeria a failed state on the basis of its security challenges, is “preposterous’’. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed stated this in response to a recent declaration by the Council on Foreign Affairs (CFA) in the U.S. that “Nigeria is at a point

target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Gunmen free abducted attendant in hijacked Ondo school bus

  Gunmen, who hijacked a school bus on Thursday morning in Oba Ile, Akure North local government of Ondo State, have released the abducted female staff. It was learnt the gunmen missed their target as no pupil was inside the bus when they struck. The gunmen, who rode on motorcycles, had crossed the bus belonging

target=_blank rel=noopener>Report: Bandits attack Fulani settlement In Zamfara

  Bandits have attacked a Fulani settlement on the outskirts of Anka town along the Bagega-Anka Road in Zamfara State. Sources said that the armed men stormed the area at about 5pm on Wednesday and began to shoot sporadically. But the bandits were engaged in a gun duel by the policemen who were stationed in

target=_blank rel=noopener>ICPC to CCB: Publish assets declared by public servants

  The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the publication of assets declared by public and civil servants by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to curb corruption in the public sector. Chairman of ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, during a meeting with the Chairman and board members of CCB,

target=_blank rel=noopener>Insecurity: We’ve all failed – Ortom

  The death of Professor Godswill Obioma, the Registrar of the National Examinations Council (NECO), has saddened Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom. Due to various stories of his dying moments, the cause of death is unknown. Nigerians have demanded an investigation and urged the federal government to arrange an independent autopsy. Ortom grieved the murder

target=_blank rel=noopener>Tokyo 2020 chief rules out further postponement

…as 10,000 volunteers quit The President of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee ruled out a cancellation or further postponement of the Olympics as doubts swirled among city governments and medical professionals whether the event can be held safely amid the pandemic. Public opinion polls in Japan have consistently shown that a majority want the Games

target=_blank rel=noopener>10 arrested over attacks on security operatives, police stations in A’Ibom

  Ten persons have been arrested in connection with the recent killing of security operatives and attacks on police facilities in Akwa Ibom State, authorities have said. The arrests were made during a series of raids on locations of criminal elements by the Joint Task Force (JTF) comprising operatives of the Nigerian Army, the Police,

target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Gunmen hijack school bus in Ondo, abduct staff

  Some gunmen on Thursday morning hijacked a bus belonging to Chimola School in Oba Ile Estate of Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State. According to online news portal, SaharaReporters the gunmen abducted staff who was on duty to convey students to school. The incident was said to have occurred around 7am while

target=_blank rel=noopener>Sri Lanka readies for oil spill from sunken cargo ship

  Sri Lanka on Thursday readied for the possibility of an oil spill after a cargo ship laden with chemicals sank off its western coast. The Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics, was anchored off the port city of Negombo when a fire

target=_blank rel=noopener>After pandemic pause, Avengers swing, soar into Disneyland

  Now that it’s getting safer to assemble, the Avengers are at last descending on Disneyland. A Spider-Man ride that lets visitors blast bots with virtual webs from their bare hands and a show of strength from the royal guard of Wakanda are among the highlights of the new Avengers Campus at Disney’s California Adventure

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