Delta Govt. sacks 35 principals over illegal school fees

From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba. No fewer than thirty five principals, ten Chief Inspectors of Education ( CIEs) and six others have been sacked, demoted and arrested by the Delta State Goverment between 2018/2019 , the state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Barr, Chiedu Ebie has said. At a media briefing in Asaba on Wednesday, the commissioner More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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WHO recommends ways to treat multidrug resistance TB in new guidance

By Ese Awhotu WHO has issued new guidance to improve treatment of multidrug resistant TB (MDR-TB). WHO in a statement posted on its website today has recommended a shift to fully oral regimens to treat people More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Taraba govt imposes curfew on Jalingo

By Ese Awhotu The Taraba state Government has imposed dusk to dawn curfew in Jalingo, the state Capital from today, Monday 11th of March 2019 until further notice A statement by Hassan Mijinyawa, Chief press Secretary More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Plane crash: Buhari sympathises with Ethiopia, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed profound shock at the plane crash involving an Ethiopian Airliner bound for Nairobi, Kenya, in which all the 149 passengers and eight crew members died. According to a statement More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Nigeria assumes Chair of African Group at UN

Nigeria has assumed the Chairmanship of the African Group at the United Nations for the month of March 2019, succeeding the Republic of Benin. The Nigerian Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the United Nations, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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FCT Chief Judge inaugurates election tribunals ahead of LG polls

The Federal Capital Territory Chief Judge, Justice Ishaq Bello on Wednesday warned members of the FCT election tribunal to shun corruption in all its forms. Bello said this in Abuja at the inauguration of the Chairman More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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China congratulates Buhari on re-election

China on Wednesday congratulated Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as President of Nigeria. Nigeria is China’s strategic partner of cooperation in Africa, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said at a daily More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Court reserves judgment in corruption trial of ex-President Jonathan’s aide

A Federal High Court Lagos on Wednesday reserved judgment in the trial of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s presidential aide, Waripamo Owei-Dudafa. Mr Dudafa and one other person is facing alleged N1.6 billion More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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FG redeploys 12 permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the redeployment of 12 permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. The redeployment was announced in a statement signed by Olawumi Ogunmosunle, Director Communication, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Nigerian-born World Bank Executive Director dies

The World Bank has announced the death of Haruna Mohammed, Executive Director for Nigeria, Angola, and South Africa. Ousmane Diagana, World Bank Group’s Vice President, Human Resources, said in a statement that More...