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ECONOMY: I can’t predict when recession’ll end –Finance minister

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said that she cannot predict when the nation will get out of the current economic recession.She, however, said that some of the efforts of the government to reflate the economy had started yielding results.The minister, who spoke in an interview in Abuja, stated, “I don’t want to predict when we will get ...

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NYSC: Corps member slumps, dies after party with colleagues

​ A member of the National Youth Service Corps, Mr. Ogundare Opeyemi, has slumped and died in the Nembe area of Bayelsa State. Opeyemi, it was learnt, died in the area where he was posted for his primary assignment.It was also learnt that the deceased corps member slumped a day after he had a party with his colleagues in the ...

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Buhari inherited N1.5tn debt on road contracts – Fashola

President Muhammadu Buhari inherited road contractual liabilities worth N1.5tn, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said.Fashola said this in a statement made available to our correspondent in Abuja on Sunday by his Special Adviser, Communications, Mr. Hakeem Bello.The minister said the ministry inherited 206 roads that were not budgeted for or poorly funded, but added ...

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Bola Tinubu demands immediate resignation of APC Chairman, Oyegun

All Progressives Congress, APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has demanded the resignation of the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun who he claimed Sunday had derailed from the path of progressives.In a stinking communiqué from his media office, Tinubu accused Oyegun of sabotaging the will of democracy in Ondo State by overriding the decision of the ...

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EFCC probes Diezani over N4 billion hotel deal with ex-MILAD

Detectives have uncovered another multi-billion naira transaction believed to have been carried out by former Petroleum Resources Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing a N4billion hotel deal between Mrs. Alison-Madueke and a former military administrator, whose identity is yet to be released “so as to protect the investigation”.The hotel may be placed under Interim Forfeiture ...

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‘You’re Nigeria’s major problem’ – APC to Buhari

​THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has risen in stout defence of President Muhammadu Buhari, who was accused by Governor Ayo Fayose as being “the major problem of the country”. According to the APC, the allegation made by Fayose in a statement on Sunday was borne out of fear of his impending day of reckoning when he would ...

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FG blast critics of Change campaign

The Federal Government says the implementation of the national re-orientation campaign, Change Begins with Me, started from the leadership, contrary to the position of some critics.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known yesterday in Abuja, when he received a delegation of National Council of Women’s Societies, NCWS. He said: “People have criticised the campaign. Some have ...

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Pro-Biafra group wirtes UN over alleged Buhari’s interference in Kanu’s case

The International Society for Civil Liberties and the rule of law, Intersociety has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to end what it termed his obvious meddlesomeness in the case of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and the Judiciary and to direct the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, to either prove the Federal Government’s allegation that Kanu committed ...

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Boy drowns inside water drum in grandma house

A two-year-old boy, Eniola Ajakaye, has drowned inside a drum of water while holidaying with his grandmother in Aboru, in the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos State.Officers from Oke Odo Police Division arrested the victim’s father, Sunday Ajakaye, a mechanic, and Sunday’s 65-year-old mother, after the boy’s mother, Mary, accused them of complicity in the death.A resident, who spoke on ...

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FG begins shortlisting candidates for 500,000 jobs – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has commenced shortlisting candidates for the 500,000 jobs it promised.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Tuesday, in Abuja  when a delegation of the National Council for Women’s Societies (NCWS) paid him a courtesy visit in his office.Mohammed said that applications were being received and government had started processing them for the ...

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CAN declares 3 days fasting for Nigeria

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria has announced three days of fasting for Nigeria in the bid for the country to revive Nigeria from economic recession.The decision of the CAN leadership was contained in a statement on Tuesday.The fasting has been scheduled for September 21 (today) to Friday September 23, 2016.According to the statement signed by Pastor Adebayo ...

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UNIUYO Basic Studies And Pre-degree Screening Result 2016/2017 Released

​ The management of University of Uyo (UNIUYO) has released the result of candidates who participated in the screening exercise for admission into the institution’s Basic Studies and Pre-degree Programmes for 2016/2017. You can view the result directly on or by downloading the attached pdf document. FIND FILE ATTACHED BELOW:Download [.PDF] FileView larger online version of this [.PDF] fileview here 689 total views, 4 views today

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AAUA Lecturers Will Soon Call-Off Their Strike Action – VC

​The Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, (AAUA) Prof Igbekele Ajibefun, has assured that the on-going industrial action by the AAUA chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will soon end. He gave this assurance during a chat with new reporters over the weekend.According to him, the school management is in a progressive talk with the ASUU ...

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Kwara State College of Health Tech. 2nd Batch Admission List 2016/2017 Released

​The management of Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa has released the 2nd Batch of admission list for 2016/2017. The names of admitted candidates are contained on the attached pdf document; FIND FILE ATTACHED BELOW: Download [.PDF] File View larger online version of this [.PDF] file https://docs.google.com/viewerng/viewer?url=http://myschool.com.ng/news/files/14740164120_kwara+college+of+health+tech+2016_2017_2ND_BATCH_ADMISSION.pdf 458 total views, 4 views today

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FUNAAB Commended By NUC Over Success Of Screening Exercise 2016/2017

​ Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has been commended by the National Universities Commission (NUC) for successfully carrying out the 2016/2017 Pre-Admission Screening Exercise for prospective students of the university. This was coming from the Senior Information and Monitoring Officer of NUC, Mr. Mohammed Tanko, who was at the institution to monitor the screening exercise in order to ensure ...

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UNICAL C.E.S Admission 2016/2017 Announced

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for admission into the Educational Consultancy Programmes as listed below. Please apply online. Candidates are advised to follow the online procedure given in this advertisement.PROGRAMMES1. Pre-Degree Programme: Duration: One Academic Session in Science, Agriculture and Education (Science) Location: Pre-degree DirectorateAdmission Requirements:Credit-level passes at not more than two sittings in (WASC/NECO/GCE O/L, NABTECH) English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agric ...

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UNIBEN Extends JUPEB Admission Registration Screening Exam Date 2016/2017

​This is to inform the public that the deadline for the registration of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) JUPEB Pre-Degree (Foundation) Studies Admission for 2016/2017 has been extended. The new registration deadline is 26th, September, 2016.For registration Procedure, click hereSimilarly, the entrance examination which was earlier scheduled to hold on 24th, September, 2016 will now hold on 7th, October, 2016 287 total ...

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DELSU Submission Of Documents For Direct Entry Screening 2016/2017 Has Commenced

​ Delta state university, (DELSU) Abraka has commenced the submission of credentials for Direct Entry Student.Direct Entry students can now submit the photocopies of their credentials at DELSU admission office within the campus.You will be required to come along the following documents;REQUIRED CREDENTIALS– JAMB Registration Print-out– Statement of Result (ND, HND, B.Sc etc)– SSCE Result and– Certificate of Origin 278 total views, ...

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Osun State Poly Iree Resumption Date 2016/2017 Announced

​ Osun State Polytechnic Iree 2016/2017 Academic Session commences Monday, 19th September, 2016.  Consequently, ND and HND Full Time Candidates who have been offered admission and have done their screening are expected to proceed to their respective faculties to collect their usernames and passwords to be used in accessing their accounts on the school portal (portal.ospolyiree.com) in order to commence ...

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NECO June/July SSCE Results For 2016 Released

It has been gathered that the National Examination Council, (NECO), has released the 2016 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results. According to Prof. Charles Uwakwe, Registrar of the Council, out of the 1,022,474 who sat for the examination, 88.51% of candidates obtained at least five credits including in Mathematics and English Language. He further revealed that 905,011 (84.54 per ...

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​FUTMINNA Admission List – 2016/17

WE are using this medium to inform the general public and most especially all the 2016/2017 prospective applicants of the Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA) that the school has released the names of admitted candidates into FUT-Minna and it has been uploaded on JAMB official portal. Contents [hide] 0.1 How to check Futminna Admission List 0.2 FUTMINNA Acceptance Fee ...

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Admission Requirements into Pre-degree Science and Management Science Programmes funaab

​ The Pre-degree Programmes of INHURD is a full-time one-year pre-matriculation training, consisting of Science and Management programmes designed to prepare students for various degree programmes of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.? The programme also prepares students indirectly for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (JAMB-UTME).? The management of the Pre-degree programmes is composed of the Heads of Programmes (Science ...

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​1. The University of Ibadan, Ibadan, hereby requests all candidates who made the University their most preferred Institution of choice and scored 200 or above in the 2016 UTME to submit their bio-data and WAEC/NECO SSCE O’L Results ONLINE throughhttp://www.admissions.ui.edu.ng from Monday, 05 September to Friday, 23 September, 2016. A scanned copy of the result should also be uploaded. 2. Candidates should note that any results not released ...

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Falana Urges FG To Reject Switzerland’s Conditionality For Return Of $321m Abacha Loot

​ Lagos lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has told the Federal Government to immediately reject the conditionality imposed by the government of Switzerland for the repatriation of $321million Abacha loot in Swiss banks and other financial institutions. In a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on behalf of his law firm, Falana described as insulting and an unlawful intervention the request ...

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Doctors Agree—Stay Away From These Popular Health Supplements

PHOTO: Original Illustration by Stephanie DeAngelis The supplements we often turn to as beauty or dietary aids may be doing more harm than good, according to new findings fromConsumer Reports. Despite populating the shelves at pharmacies and health-food stores across the country, these over-the-counter aids can be contaminated with “dangerous bacteria” and often falsely advertise in terms of their benefits. All ...

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Outrage as masqueraders storms church during prayer vigil

Five days after, outrage continues following the deadly attacks by some masqueraders in some parts of Ado Ekiti, including invasion of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Oke Ila.It was gathered yesterday the masqueraders stormed the church on Friday night during a prayer vigil, and smashed the head of a worshipper with a broken bottle.The victim was left in a pool ...

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It is time to resign’ – PDP to Buhari

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign and allow competent hands to steer the country away from the present economic recession.In a statement last night by the spokesman of the PDP, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the party said the crass ineptitude and lukewarm-attitude of the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration could no longer ...

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Ignore Boko Haram’s threat to capture Buhari, it’s not possible – DHQ

A faction of Boko Haram loyal to Abubakar Shekau has released a new video in which it threatened to capture or kill President Muhammadu Buhari.The sect also threatened to deal with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai. It showed a large number of members of the terrorist group observing what they claimed was their Eid-el-Kabir prayer at ...

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I’m moving ahead to bigger responsibilties soon – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west senatorial district in the upper chamber of Nation Assembly has stated that he is moving towards bigger responsibilities soon.Melaye, whose wife put to bed some weeks ago wrote on his social media account: “Moving ahead to bigger responsibilities soon, Ready for challenges”.Although, the die-hard supporter of the Senate president, Bukola Saraki did not disclose his ...

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Man kills childhood friend over gambling

A 21-year-old man, Ogadima Nkwaha, is currently cooling his heels in the police net for allegedly slitting the throat of his friend, John Effiong, in Ajegunle, Apapa area of Lagos State.It was gathered that the suspect killed the victim after he refused to release his (Effiong) phone to him.Nkwaha had allegedly won more than N60,000 from the victim while they ...

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Buhari is concerned, seriously working to turn things around – Presidency

The Presidency. on Wednesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari feels the pains of Nigerians and is working assiduously towards alleviating their hardship.An official of the Presidency who pleaded not to be mentioned had in a chat with newsmen also disclosed that the Presidency will not dabble into the affairs of the Senate over its decision to question the Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and the ...

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Stop complaining, start working – Kukah tasks Buhari

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to face the challenges of governance and stop agonizing over misdeeds of past administrations.Nigerians, according to the clergyman, “didn’t vote a government to complain about yesterday. If we wanted yesterday, the new government would not be there.”Kukah spoke with newsmen at a dinner organized by ...

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Economic recession: Consult experts urgently – Sanusi advises Buhari

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has called on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari ‎to seek the advice of experts in tackling the current economic crisis.‎Sanusi gave the advice at the Government House, Kano, during the traditional Sallah Durbar (Hawan Nasarawa). ‎He said ‎consulting experts would help in enunciating ‎appropriate solutions to the crisis, and reduce the hardship ...

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Naira will go for N1000 per dollar – Agric Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has sounded a warning that the naira could become totally worthless at the international stage if the status quo is maintained.Speaking on Wednesday in Abuja, he complained that the consumption of rice by Nigerians is on the rise and that a lot of people were not aware that rice had ...

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FUTA Pre-degree Final Result 2015/2016 Released

The management of Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has released pre-degree final Examination Result for 2015/2016.To check your result, visithttp://futa.edu.ng/FutaPortal/pdsresult_senior.php-Click on the drop down box to Select your school.-Enter your PDS Number in the space provided (Please supply the last four(4) digit of your PDS Number. e.g 9999)-Click On “Check Result” to view your result. 319 total views, 4 views today

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