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31 Dead, 7 Injured In A Fatal Accident On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (See Photo)…

Thirty one people were confirmed dead while seven others were seriously injured when two 18-passenger buses loaded with passengers collided with another vehicle on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday night. The crash occurred close to a construction site around Elebolo area in Oluyole, Ibadan. The Police Public Relations Officer of the Oyo State Command, Adekunle […]

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ASUU Strike Update: ASUU Holds Decisive Meeting Today…

The National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will meet today, Thursday in Abuja to discuss whether the strike would be called off or not, The negotiation team of ASUU had on Friday requested one week to submit the government’s offers to its members for consultation and report back to government. […]

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Federal Government Generates N8bn From JAMB In Nine Months, Orders Probe Of Past Registrars Omololu Ogunmade In Abuja…

The federal government wednesday ordered a comprehensive probe of the past registrars of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) following the generation of N8 billion by the current management of the admissions body in nine months. Making this disclosure while briefing State House correspondents at the end of wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting […]

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NEWS! 106 Chibok Girls To Resume School In 2 Weeks Time…

Nigeria’s minister for women affairs and social development, Aisha Alhassan has revealed 106 Chibok girls will return to school in two weeks after reuniting with their parents and friends in their hometown. According to her, the girls, have undergone medical and psychological rehabilitation, ahead of their return to classes and will commence a special foundation […]

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Federal Government To Provide Armed Security For Cattle Farmers…

  The federal government has promised to provide security, insurance as well as other enabling platforms for farmers and intending farmers in the country to set up their livestock business. This was disclosed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, represented by Chief Audu Ogbeh, the minister of agriculture while speaking at a 3-day national conference on […]

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NECO Releases June/July SSCE Results…

  The National Examination Council (NECO) on Thursday released the results of the senior school certificate examination (SSCE) it conducted throughout the country and some overseas countries between June and July this year. The results showed that 745,053 candidates that sat for the examination recorded credit and above passes in English and Mathematics, while 947,850 […]

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EFCC Asks Court To Strip Patience Jonathan Of N8bn Property…

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a court application asking for the interim forfeiture of two property allegedly belonging to Patience Jonathan, wife of Goodluck Jonathan, former President. One of the property, which the EFCC described as a “magnificent architectural edifice”, is an uncompleted eight-storeyed building located at the central business […]

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Christian Groups Begin 16 Days Thanksgiving Worship For President Buhari’s Recovery…

  To celebrate President Muhammadu Bu­hari’s recovery from ill-health that kept him in London for over 100 days, ‘Halleluyah Nigeria’ in con­junction with Nigerian churches and Full Gospel Business Men Fellowship International, will on Thurs­day, kick-off 400 hours of non-stop praise and worship to God. The praise and worship session will also celebrate Nigeria’s exit […]

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