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target=_blank rel=noopener>NYSC @48: Scrapping scheme not in best interest of Nigeria – Edo Coordinator, Olubukola

From Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin The Edo State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Abiodun Olubukola, yesterday, said scrapping of the scheme is not in the best interest of the country considering its numerous contributions to it. Mrs Abiodun who stated this yesterday during the 48 years anniversary of the scheme at the
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target=_blank rel=noopener>President Buhari ’ll ensure peace returns to S-East, S’South – DIG Jitoboh

From Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to ensure peace returns to the South-East and South-South says the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in Charge of Department of Research and Planning, Moses Ambakina Jitoboh Jitoboh has therefore assured Nigerians and residents of the two affected regions criminal breashes in the past few weeks would
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Northern women dare Southeast secessionists

From Fred Itua, Abuja In what appeared to be a state-sponsored protest, women from the 19 Northern States, on Saturday in Abuja, dared secessionists in the South East to either stand for a united Nigeria or leave in peace. The protest which was held at the Unity Fountain, which has since been shut to any
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kaduna: Bandits kill 5, burn church, injure Pastors’ wives

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna No fewer than five persons have been killed on Saturday by bandits who invaded some communities in Chikun and Igabi local government areas respectively of Kaduna State. Security report said two persons were killed in Kabai area of Chikun local government, while three others were killed in Lambar Zangon area of
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target=_blank rel=noopener>NDDC: Tompolo accepts truce with Akpabio, suspends 7-day ultimatum till June ending

Ben Dunno, Warri Ex-militant warlord, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has reluctantly announced the suspension of the 7-Day Ultimatum issue to the federal government to immediately constitute a substantive board for Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) or face dire consequences. The ultimate issued last Sunday by the former militant leader had since generated concerns
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target=_blank rel=noopener>World Environmental Day: Nigeria can generate $9 trillion in ecosystem services, says ERA/FoEN

From Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), yesterday, quoted the United Nations to have said that Nigerian government can generate up to $9 trillion if it secures 350 million hectares of its degraded terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems between 2021-2030. His words”According to the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem restoration
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target=_blank rel=noopener>FUOYE Top Up programme admits 537 HND students -VC

The Vice Chancellor of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE),Prof. Abayomi Fasina  says the institution has admitted 537 students of Higher National Diploma (HND) into it’s Top Up and Conversion Programme. Fasina said this at the matriculation ceremony held at the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti,  study centre of the programme on Friday The matriculation  was attended by students
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Truck crushes 2 hawkers to death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Two female hawkers were on Friday crushed to death by a truck around Lotto, inbound Lagos on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesman, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi explained that the incident occurred around 3:30pm, saying that the driver of
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Ekiti Oba urges FG to complete PTF projects at FUOYE

The Oloye of Oye-Ekiti, Oba Oluwole Ademolaju, has appealed to the Federal Government to complete all the outstanding Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF) projects at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE). Ademolaju made the appeal in Oye-Ekiti when the Federal Government visitation panel to the university paid him courtesy visit on Friday. He said the community was
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target=_blank rel=noopener>LAWMA warns residents against indiscriminate refuse dumping

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has warned residents against indiscriminate dumping of refuse as anyone caught would be prosecuted/ Ibrahim Odumboni, LAWMA Managing Director, gave the warning in a statement signed by his Spokesman, Hakeem  Akinleye. “The Authority  hereby state categorically that anyone or group of persons, no matter how highly placed and positioned, caught
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target=_blank rel=noopener>G7 nations near historic deal on taxing multinationals

  Group of Seven rich nations will seek to overcome long-standing differences on Saturday and strike a landmark deal to close the net on large companies that they say do not pay enough tax. The proposed accord, which could form the basis of a global pact next month, is aimed at ending a decades-long “race

target=_blank rel=noopener>Truck crushes 2 hawkers to death on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

  Two female hawkers were on Friday crushed to death by a truck around Lotto, inbound Lagos on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesman, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi explained that the incident occurred around 3:30pm, saying that the driver

target=_blank rel=noopener>Twitter officially stops working in Nigeria

…as Aisha Buhari deactivates account Popular microblogging platform, Twitter has officially stopped its operations in Nigeria. This development is coming hours after Federal Government announced the suspension of Twitter in a statement signed by Lai Mohammed. The Twitter app in Nigeria currently displays ‘Tweets aren’t loading right now. Try again’ but when connected to a

target=_blank rel=noopener>How COVID-19 pandemic propelled me to write 20 books, by 15-year-old author

  Adewale Momoh, Akure   For 15-year-old Miss Favour Oluwasuyi, the COVID-19 pandemic, which had adverse effects on the lives of many, turned out to be a moment of discovery of her hidden talent. Favour, who was prevented from going to school just like other students in order to curb the spread of the virus,

target=_blank rel=noopener>Corruption: FG advocates timely return of illicit assets

…as Bawa makes presentation at UNGASS The Federal Government has made a strong case for the timely return of illicit assets to home countries, even as it said urgent measures must be initiated to discourage illicit financial flows (IFF). Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, advanced the position while presenting

target=_blank rel=noopener>Financial accountability: EFCC writes banks’ Managing Directors, DMDs, EDs

In its determination to ensure transparency and accountability in the financial sector, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has demanded for the assets declaration forms of the executive management of all banks in the country. Among those affected are Managing Directors (MDs), Deputy Managing Directors (DMDs) and Executive Directors (EDs). Saturday Telegraph gathered from

target=_blank rel=noopener>Emefiele: Nigeria to save $3bn annually from Dangote refinery

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has said that the country would be saving about $3billion worth of import annually through foreign exchange savings and exports from the Dangote Group’s petrochemical refinery. He said that this is in addition to the about $1.5billion to $2 billion that the nation would

target=_blank rel=noopener>Nigeria becoming like Iraq, Ohuabunwa carpets Buhari

Presidential candidate of New Nigeria Group (NNG) and former member of the Nigerian Constitutional Conference, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, yesterday stated that going by the level of insecurity in Nigeria, the country is fast turning to Iraq and other war – torn countries of the Middle East. Similarly, Ohuabunwa described the threat by President Muhammadu Buhari

target=_blank rel=noopener>Civil War threat: Ndigbo will not be victims of Nigeria’s unity –Ohanaeze

The pan-Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has objected to President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent veiled genocidal threat to Ndigbo and reference to the Biafran civil war, declaring that whereas Ndigbo would not support break-up of the country, they would also not be victims of Nigeria’s unity. The organisation similarly reiterated its appeal to all Igbo youths,

target=_blank rel=noopener>Nigeria should do away with senate –prof. sagay

…says nation doesn’t need full time legislators • Unicameral legislature’ll save cost –Dep. House leader, Akpatason The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has thrown his weight behind the recent call for the adoption of a unicameral legislature, adding that Nigeria does not need full time legislators. Similarly,

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