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FG vows to provide accessible health services to Nigerians

By Abbas Aminu Bamalli The Federal Government has vowed to do everything possible to ensure that it provides accessible health services to all Nigerians. President Goodluck Jonathan stated this yesterday in Abuja while declaring open the Presidential Summit on Universal…

ALSCON shuts down again, to lay off workers

By Mike Etim, Uyo Barely three weeks after it got a new management team to turn around its fortune, the Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria Plc (ALSCON) in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom state, has shut down production. In a terse…

‘Teachers without TRCN certificate risk two years imprisonment’

From Muhammad Ibrahim, Kaduna Executive Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Professor Addison Mark Wokocha, yesterday said any teacher that practice without the agency’s certificate risk two years imprisonment. “Those teachers that are teaching without TRCN certificate risk two…

Gov Yari swears-in new SSG

From Ibrahim Sidi Muh’d, Gusau Governor Abdul’aziz Yari Abubakar yesterday swore-in Alhaji Tijjani Yahaya Kaura, to serve as new secretary to the state government(SSG). Alhaji Tijjani, a former minister and chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] in the state, dumped…

Atiku wants federal schools handed over to states

By A’isha Biola Raji Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said that decentralization of Nigeria’s education remains an antidote to the declining fortunes of the sector in the country, stressing that part of the solution is for federal schools to…

FRSC: Relocation of Academy to Enugu not political-Plateau commander

From Ado Abubakar Musa, Jos The Plateau State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), said the just relocation of the FRSC academy from Plateau to Enugu was not political as widely thought by some aggrieved youths In the…

State varsity: Bauchi compensates plot owners with N232m

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi The Bauchi state government has paid compensation of N232 million to 335 villagers whose farmlands and plots were taken over for the construction of the Bauchi campus of the state-owned university, whose main campus is located…

West African principal managers’ training workshop opens in Benin

From Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin West African principal manager’ capacity training workshop has opened in Benin City, the Edo State Capital. The two weeks training programme is for 32 delegates from Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone. They are to undergo…

Raid of Boko Haram enclave: Kaduna residents express shock

From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna Residents of Tashar Kanawa, Kwaru ward of Badarawa district, Kaduna North local government, have continued to express shock and surprise over the discovery and recovery of arm cache from Boko Haram within their vicinity. The village…

Fulani clash: NGO calls for intervention in Benue

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Initiatives for Sustainable Environment & Community Development (ISECODEV) and NGO/Civil Society Organization have drawn attention of the Benue state government, federal government and the international community to the humanitarian crisis in the state. A statement…