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Thursday, 02-11-16, 13:26Supreme Court Dashes Mama Taraba's Hopes, Upholds Gov. Ishaku's Election[Premium Times] The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Darius Ishaku as the governor of Taraba State, affirming an earlier decision of the Court of Appeal. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 11:33Imo State's Governor Okorocha Recalls Workers, Stops Concession[Daily Trust] Owerri -Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has immediately recalled all suspended workers of the state's parastatals and stopped the concessioning process. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 5:51Suicide Bombers Strike at Borno Refugee Camp[Premium Times] The National Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday said 58 people were killed and 78 victims others injured after suicide bombers detonated explosives at the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Dikwa, Borno State. read more...
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 14:13Govt Plans Performance-Based Pay Package for Customs[Premium Times] The federal government said on Tuesday it was considering a performance-based pay structure for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) to motivate its personnel towards improved revenue collection and reduced corruption. read more...
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 14:13Govt Must Create Enabling Environment to Grow Economy - Obasanjo[Vanguard] Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, charged the Federal Government to create enabling environment to attract private investment which is needed to grow the economy. read more...
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 13:15Making French Compulsory in Schools[Daily Trust] The federal government has directed that students at all levels of the country's education system, from primary to tertiary, must henceforth offer courses in French language. This was disclosed recently by the Minister of State for Education, Prof Anthony Anwukah, when the French Ambassador to Nigeria Denys Gaver paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja. read more...
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 7:53National Assembly Suspends Deadline for Passing 2016 Budget[Guardian] Signposting the persistence of the confusion that began when the 2016 budget document was declared "missing" at the National Assembly four weeks ago, doubts still remain over the figures allocated to subheads in various ministries, departments and agencies. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 11:16Rescued Girl Longs for Boko Haram 'Husband'[Al Jazeera] Almost a year after she was rescued from Boko Haram captivity by the Nigerian army, Zara John, 16, is still in love with one of the fighters who abducted her. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 10:26First International Trademarks and Patents Agency Opens in Nigeria[Daily Trust] Inventa International, a company specialised in intellectual property matters, has announced the opening of its first ever office in Nigeria. read more...
Monday, 02-08-16, 14:25Army to Court-Martial Officers, Soldiers Over Borno Attacks[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has set up a court-martial to try cases of misconduct, indiscipline, among other misconducts that led to recent deadly attacks on Dalori and other Borno communities. read more...


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