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The federal government has no statistics to measure which schools are prepared for re-opening amid the coronavirus pandemic, President of the Nigeria Medical Association, Professor Innocent Ujah, said on Monday. Prof Ujah made the comment while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily. Based on the federal government’s directive, schools resumed in several states Continue Reading
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Details have emerged on how two former senior public officers returned about N8billion to the coffers of the Federal Government to avoid being prosecuted. A former Accountant-General of the Federation (AG-F), Jonah Ogunniyi Otunla, and an ex-Comptroller-General of Customs, Abdullahi Inde Dikko, refunded N6.3 billion and N1.9 billion respectively. Otunla was the AG-F Continue Reading
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A Member of the House Committee On Basic Education, Hon Awaji-Inombek Abiante has said that public schools don’t have the capacity to observe the COVID-19 protocols laid down by the Presidential Task Force to avoid the spread of the disease. The lawmaker made his views known on Monday during Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily Programme. “Our […]Continue Reading
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Ahead of the commencement of the 2020 Batch “B” Stream II Orientation Course on January 19, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has given conditions for admitting corps members into camps nationwide amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a series of tweets on Saturday, the agency said prospective corps members must possess a clearance certificate showing […]Continue Reading
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The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has joined other stakeholders to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to change the current service chiefs in order to end insurgency, banditry, and other violent crimes. Governor Wike made the appeal on Friday during the Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration at the Government House Port Harcourt, after the traditional […]Continue Reading
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The Minister of State for Agriculture, Mustapha Shehuri has said that 27,000 youths are engaged in Special Public Works (SPW) job creation of the National Directorate of Employment in Borno. According to him, the creation of 27,000 jobs in 27 councils, is to cost the Federal GovernmentN1.62 billion. While flagging off programme on Wednesday in […]Continue Reading
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Cross River State Government says the implementation of its 2021 budget will be assisted by the $20.4million recently secured in grants from the World Bank funded SFTAS programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria SFTAS is State’s Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability, a product of mutual agreement between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the […]Continue Reading