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  • BBNaija: Eviction hits PriTo, VanDee

    BBNaija: Eviction hits PriTo, VanDee

    After 21 days in the Big Brother Naija House, ( BBNaija ) the first live eviction took place Sunday night with four housemates who had the least number of votes leaving show. The first evicted pair in the show as announced by host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu during the live eviction show in Johannesburg, South Africa wasRead MoreThe post BBNaija: Eviction hits PriTo, VanDee appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
    - 4 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 5:22am -
  • Catholic bishops confront Buhari over performance

    Catholic bishops confront Buhari over performance

    Govt tackling challenges, says SGF Mustapha Catholic cleric John Cardinal Onaiyekan yesterday lashed out at the Federal Government over its performance. But two government officials disagreed with the man of God. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha agreed that there were challenges, which he said the government was tackling. Besides, InformationRead MoreThe post Catholic bishops confront Buhari over performance appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 11:08pm -
  • Foreign reserves to rise on $2.5b Eurobond issuance

    Foreign reserves to rise on $2.5b Eurobond issuance

    Nigeria’s 42.8 billion external reserves will go up, with the successful issuance of the $2.5 billion Eurobond offer, a report said at the weekend. Besides,  cumulative transactions in the Investors’ & Exporters’ (I&E) forex window have hit $20 billion, said one of the reports on the economy released by two investment and research firms atRead MoreThe post Foreign reserves to rise on $2.5b Eurobond issuance appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 11:07pm -
  • $11.489m: EFCC rejects Patience Jonathan’s settlement offer

    $11.489m: EFCC rejects Patience Jonathan’s settlement offer

    Former First Lady Patience Jonathan’s bid to settle out of court the brewing dispute over the strange payment of $11,489,069.03 into her domiciliary accounts has been rejected. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has  asked the ex-First Lady to come before a court by entering into a plea bargain in line with the lawsRead MoreThe post $11.489m: EFCC rejects Patience Jonathan’s settlement offer appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 11:06pm -
  • Oyo-born twins, 473 Boko Haram suspects freed

    Oyo-born twins, 473 Boko Haram suspects freed

    A Federal High Court convened at the Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger State, has ordered the release of  475 Boko Haram suspects among them Oyo state-boen twins. The court, which is handling the trial of about 1,000 suspects held in the cantonment in relation to the Boko Haram crisis, ordered that those released should be sentRead MoreThe post Oyo-born twins, 473 Boko Haram suspects freed appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 11:05pm -
  • Saboteurs behind Lagos refuse, says Cleaner Lagos

    Saboteurs behind Lagos refuse, says Cleaner Lagos

    Officials of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI)  have raised the alarm over  attempts by those they referred to as saboteurs to frustrate  the state’s  new waste management policy. They  said the saboteurs were determined to kill all efforts to make Lagos  cleaner and healthier. A senior CLI, who preferred anonymity said it was unfortunate thatRead MoreThe post Saboteurs behind Lagos refuse, says Cleaner Lagos appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 11:04pm -
  • Buratai to troops: get Shekau dead or alive

    Buratai to troops: get Shekau dead or alive

    Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has restated his order to troops to capture Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau doed or alive. Gen. Buratai spoke at Camp Zairo, the former command and control centre of the terrorists in the Sambisa forest during an operational visit to troops. In 2017, the army chief gave troopsRead MoreThe post Buratai to troops: get Shekau dead or alive appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 11:03pm -
  • UTME 2018: JAMB to conduct mock test next week

    UTME 2018: JAMB to conduct mock test next week

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday said the 2018 Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) would now hold on February 26. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. According to him, a total of 245,753 of theRead MoreThe post UTME 2018: JAMB to conduct mock test next week appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 11:02pm -
  • A kingmaker and his choice
    When it comes to succession, there are kingmakers who don’t understand that kingmaking has its limits. It is interesting that Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha was quoted as saying to reporters on February 5: “If I show them my successor now, they will kill him. The politicians here are very wicked, but at the rightRead MoreThe post A kingmaker and his choice appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 11:00pm -
  • NEMA ‘will give account of N17b allocation’

    NEMA ‘will give account of N17b allocation’

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday said it will account to the House of Representatives on the alleged N17billion allocated to it. The agency however said no cash was diverted from its account. It said it has faith that House members would be fair whenever NEMA is invited by the House The agency madeRead MoreThe post NEMA ‘will give account of N17b allocation’ appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 11:00pm -

Daily Trust

  • Again, EFCC arraigns former BankPHB, Spring Bank bosses
    For the third time in three years, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today at a Lagos Federal High Court, arraigned Francis Atuche and Charles Ojo, both former managing directors of Bank PHB plc and Spring Bank plc for graft charges.Specifically, the two were slammed with 45-count charge bordering on mismanagement and misappropriation of shareholders funds through reckless grants of credit facilities without adequate security.The two former bank chiefs however pleaded not guilty to all the counts.Presiding judge, Justice Ofili Ajumogobia ordered that they should continue to enjoy the bail granted to them by the former court.Further mention on the matter was fixed for Ja…
    - 14 Nov 12, 6:23pm -
  • Thugs disrupt Nasarawa students' protest against unpaid scholarship
    Gangs of thugs, today, violently disrupted protests by Nasarawa State students of tertiary institutions who poured into streets to register their anger against the state government's failure to pay their scholarship.The students, who were led by officials of Nasarawa State Students' Association (NASSA), and zonal leaders of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), had earlier in the morning gathered at the Nasarawa State Polytechnic, in Lafia, where they commenced the protest that was designed to take them through major roads including Jos Road, and Shendam Road, to terminate at the gates of Government House.The students planned to stage a bigger protest at the gates of Govern…
    - 14 Nov 12, 5:19pm -
  • Osun Assembly rejects CJ nominee
    Osun State House of Assembly today rejected a nominee, Justice Oyebola Adepele Ojo, for the position of Chief Judge of the state.The state governor, Alhaji Rauf Aregbesola forwarded the name of Justice Oyebola to the Assembly as a successor to the retired Justice Olaniyi Ojo who has just finished his tenure in the office.The state legislature rejected the governor's nominee for the post of Chief Judge based on a rule of the House. The Assembly said there is a constitutional clause that bars the parliament from acting on any matter pending in court.After debating on the nomination, the House leader, Mr. Timothy Owoeye moved motion for the rejection of the nominee and it was seconded by the…
    - 14 Nov 12, 5:11pm -
  • Saraki was a political tactician –Mark
    Senate President, David Mark, on Wednesday lamented the death of Second Republic Senate Leader Dr. Olusola Saraki. Mark in a statement signed by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, to the Senate President, Kola Ologbondiyan, quoted Mark as saying that Saraki was “a political tactician and engineer” who navigated the scene like a colossus. Mark said: “Saraki was a political leader who stood to be counted when it mattered. “He stood on the side of the people and worked assiduously for the liberation of the down trodden. He was a leader who lived and worked for others. “We shall miss his fatherly counsel. We shall miss his candor. We shall miss his humility. We shall…
    - 14 Nov 12, 4:42pm -
  • Senator Saraki mourns father
    Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki has described his late father, Olusola Saraki, as a selfless politician who was devoted to the development of mankind.Announcing the death of his father, the Senator representing Kwara central said, “with gratitude to Almighty Allah, we announce the passage to eternity of our beloved father and grandfather, His Eminence, Oloye (Dr.) Abubakar Olusola Saraki, Waziri of Ilorin, former Senate Leader, Second Republic, Federal Republic of Nigeria who answered the call to the great beyond, in the early hours of today in Lagos.“We take solace in knowing that our father lived an exemplary life of service, and selfless devotion to development of his people and nati…
    - 14 Nov 12, 4:35pm -
  • Nasarawa South hit by pockets of violence, two killed
    Communities in Nasarawa-South axis have experienced fresh attacks between peasants and nomads which have killed two persons between Monday and Tuesday. A peasant was killed on Monday at about 6am when gunmen believed to be cattle-rearers stormed in on Agboko, a village near Kadarko, and opened fire on villagers who were just waking up from their beds. A security report by Adamu Adi, the administrator of Giza Development Area to Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura said a man was killed, while a woman was badly injured with machete in the attack. State Deputy Police Public Relations Officer (DPPRO), Cornelius Ocholi confirmed that Agboko was hit by crisis from gunmen, but said the identity of th…
    - 14 Nov 12, 1:32pm -
  • October Allocation: Federal, States LGS share 574.940bn
    The Federal, states and local governments have  shared 574.940 billion naira for the month of October with the Federal Government getting at least 218.652 billion naira  while the states got at least 110.903 billion naira.The Minister of state for Finance, Yerima Lawal Ngama, who made this known after the Federation Account Allocation Committee meeting Tuesday,  said the net allocation to the local government is 85.502 billion naira while oil and minerals producing states got 46.62 billion naira  as 13% derivation .The minister said the distributable statutory revenue for the month of October is 467.007 billion naira, adding that there is no augmentation since the revenue for the month…
    - 14 Nov 12, 10:22am -
  • Senate: Our hands are tied on state creation
    As the National Assembly embarks on the new phase of the amendment of the 1999 Constitution, the Senate has said that its hands are tied on the creation of new states.Deputy Senate President and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Constitution Review Senator Ike Ekweremadu told journalists in Abuja yesterday that the National Assembly would not announce the creation of any state at the end of the exercise.Ekweremadu said Nigerians should stop expecting the National Assembly or its committees on constitution review to announce the creation of new states as the constitution does not provide for such.He said the people of South-east where he comes from should also stop expecting him to use…
    - 14 Nov 12, 4:00am -
  • Omnishambles named word of the year by Oxford English Dictionary
    “Omnishambles” has been named word of the year by the Oxford English Dictionary.The word - meaning a situation which is shambolic from every possible angle - was coined in 2009 by the writers of BBC political satire The Thick of It. But it has crossed over into real life this year, said the judges.Other words included “Eurogeddon” - the threatened financial collapse in the eurozone - and “mummy porn” - a genre inspired by the 50 Shades books.“Green-on-blue” - military attacks by forces regarded as neutral, such as when members of the Afghan army or police attack foreign troops - was also on the shortlist.The London Olympics threw up several contenders including the verb…
    - 14 Nov 12, 4:00am -
  • Foreign airlines: Minister must appear in person, Reps insist
    The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation yesterday commenced investigation into reports that Aviation Minister Stella Oduah has blocked four foreign airlines from landing in Abuja and Kano airports.The House had on November 6th mandated the committee to investigate reports that Oduah had refused to grant landing permits to Emirates, Etihad, Ethiopian Turkish and Asky airlines who have all applied to commence commercial flights to Abuja and Kano after a motion was sponsored by Rep.  Ali Madaki (PDP, Kano).When the hearing begun yesterday, the minister did not appear in person but was represented by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Ms Anne Ene-Itaq.However, when asked by co…
    - 14 Nov 12, 4:00am -

The Punch

  • newKaduna govt announces tax waiver for teachers
    Kaduna State Government has announced tax waiver for public secondary and primary school teachers in the state. The state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Malam Jafaru Sani, disclosed this at a press briefing on Thursday in Kaduna. Sani said that the government would from March 2018 stop the deduction of Pay As You Earn […]
    - 27 mins ago, 22 Feb 18, 8:06pm -
  • newWoman sues for divorce 40 days after wedding, says husband ‘too stingy’
    A 30-year-old woman filed for divorce from her 32-year-old husband after only 40 days of marriage on grounds that he is “so stingy” that he refused to buy her a shawarma sandwich on their first and only outing as married couple. Speaking before a Family Court in Zananiri, Egypt, the young woman, known only as Sameeha, […]
    - 38 mins ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:55pm -
  • newICYMI: Dear Senator Tinubu, Buhari has thrashed us all!
    Abimbola Adelakun On Tuesday, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the erstwhile strongman of opposition politics, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, expressed her frustration at how her husband was “thrashed” by the President Muhammadu Buhari government he helped put in office. Even a minimally savvy observer of Nigerian politics would have figured out that a palace coup […]
    - 41 mins ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:52pm -
  • newPsychological effects of balding
    Ayo Otubanjo Baldness can have a significant traumatising effect on our lives.  People experiencing hair loss sometimes exhibit certain psychological and emotional symptoms, which are related to how they perceive themselves and how they think other people perceive them. Many people are able to reconcile themselves to a life of hair loss or baldness, but […]
    - 44 mins ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:49pm -
  • newMan steals girlfriend’s phone, gets three-month jail
    A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced a 35-year-old man, Daniel Bidem, to three-month imprisonment for stealing his girlfriend’s cell phone valued at N47,000. Bidem, of Garki II, Abuja, was arraigned on one count of stealing. The convict was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to the offence and begged for leniency. The […]
    - 57 mins ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:36pm -
  • newSade Adu drops new song after eight years of silence
    Nigerian–British soul singer, Folasade Adu, popularly known as Sade Adu, has recorded a new original song for the upcoming American film, ‘A Wrinkle in Time’, her first in eight years. A Wrinkle in Time is an upcoming American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay from a screenplay by Jennifer Lee, and based on […]
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:20pm -
  • newFederation revenue declines by N19.6bn in January
    The Federal, states and local governments on Thursday shared N635.55bn as revenue generated in January, which showed a decline of N19.6bn when compared to what was generated in December . The Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris, while briefing newsmen in Abuja on the outcome of the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee meeting, highlighted […]
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:10pm -
  • newRescue of Dapchi pupils: Information we relied on was not credible – Yobe govt
    Apologises for ‘misinformation’ on schoolgirls The Yobe State Government has apologised for issuing to the public, information concerning the alleged abduction and rescue of 111 schoolgirls at Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi. The government described the information as “unreliable,” and apologised for it. [READ ALSO] Dapchi schoolgirls: Angry youths attack Gov Gaidam’s convoy  A […]
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:57pm -
  • newMuntari signs on for Deportivo rescue mission
    Veteran Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari was Thursday handed the chance to ride to the rescue of relegation-haunted Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna when he penned a deal until the end of the season. The 33-year-old former AC Milan and Inter Milan star, a free agent, had been training with Deportivo and did enough to convince […]
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:47pm -
  • newICYMI: Lagos guard kills colleague over sharing of N1,000 gift
    Afeez Hanafi A security guard at Oko Agbon, Iwaya, Yaba area of Lagos, has been detained at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for allegedly killing his colleague, Ahmed Oyesiji. The suspect, Moshood Adigun, reportedly stabbed Oyesiji in the neck with a broken bottle and the victim bled to death at the spot. Adigun […]
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:24pm -

Vanguard News Nigeria

  • new2019: APC governors meet President Buhari tonight

    2019: APC governors meet President Buhari tonight

    President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to meet with state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) tonight at the conference hall of the Wife of the President, Presidential Villa, Abuja.The post 2019: APC governors meet President Buhari tonight appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 56 mins ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:37pm -
  • newAnambra monarch says killer-herdsmen, strayed wild cards

    Anambra monarch says killer-herdsmen, strayed wild cards

    THE traditional ruler of Omor in Ayamelum Local Government Area, Anambra State, His Royal Highness, Igwe Chris Oranu, has described as "strayed wild cards" herdsmen responsible for various attacks and killings of people in his and other communities in Nigeria.The post Anambra monarch says killer-herdsmen, strayed wild cards appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 58 mins ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:35pm -
  • newAkeredolu flags-off accelerated birth registration of children in Ondo

    Akeredolu flags-off accelerated birth registration of children in Ondo

    The Governor of Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, has flagged off accelerated birth registration of children between ages 0-17 in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, a project of Olori Connection which aims at bridging gaps in the healthcare system of the state. Arakunrin Akeredolu, who noted that it was the first time inRead MoreThe post Akeredolu flags-off accelerated birth registration of children in Ondo appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 59 mins ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:34pm -
  • newPolice launch man hunt for killers of neighbourhood safety corp officer
    The Lagos State Police Command has launched a man hunt for the killers of an officer of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corp, Mr. Moshood Bolaji.The post Police launch man hunt for killers of neighbourhood safety corp officer appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:32pm -
  • newCorruption: Shameful under Buhari, Nigeria’s moved 12 steps backwards in TI’s report – Reno
    For the past two and a half years, former President Goodluck Jonathan has maintained that his administration fought corruption like no other government before it, which is why in 2014, Nigeria made her best ever improvement on the annual Transparency International Corruption Perception Index, moving from 144 the previous year, to 136, an 8 point improvement.The post Corruption: Shameful under Buhari, Nigeria’s moved 12 steps backwards in TI’s report – Reno appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 7:02pm -
  • newCrashes: Reps to audit air-worthiness of all registered commercial planes/private jets

    Crashes: Reps to audit air-worthiness of all registered commercial planes/private jets

    House of Representatives on Thursday mandated its Committees on Aviation and Commerce to investigate as well as carry out critical audit of all registered aircrafts flying the Nigerian airspace.The post Crashes: Reps to audit air-worthiness of all registered commercial planes/private jets appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:57pm -
  • newADP berates Lagos State Govt over refuse on streets
    The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the heaps of refuse that has recently characterized Lagos as a disaster, an eye-sore and a shame to be associated to a strategic state like Lagos. The party has warned of a possible outbreak of an epidemic in the state.The post ADP berates Lagos State Govt over refuse on streets appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:54pm -
  • newTinubu writes Buhari, says Oyegun sabotaging his presidential assignment

    Tinubu writes Buhari, says Oyegun sabotaging his presidential assignment

    There seems to be a misunderstanding brewing between the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, and the national chairman of the party, John Odigie-Oyegun, with the assignment of reconciling aggrieved party members at stake.The post Tinubu writes Buhari, says Oyegun sabotaging his presidential assignment appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:48pm -
  • newKano owes media organizations N850m advert bill – Information Commissioner

    Kano owes media organizations N850m advert bill – Information Commissioner

    Kano state government Thursday admitted that the former administration of Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso left behind unpaid advert bill totalling N850m.The post Kano owes media organizations N850m advert bill – Information Commissioner appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:45pm -
  • newManchester City’s Walker eager to beat “bitter rivals’’ Arsenal

    Manchester City’s Walker eager to beat “bitter rivals’’ Arsenal

    Manchester City defender Kyle Walker’s love for former club Tottenham Hotspur will motivate him against Arsenal in the English League Cup final match on Sunday, the 27-year-old has said.The post Manchester City’s Walker eager to beat “bitter rivals’’ Arsenal appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:43pm -
  • newPoliticians greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy — Jega

    Politicians greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy — Jega

    Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said politicians were the greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy.The post Politicians greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy — Jega appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:42pm -
  • newDapchi schoolgirls: Gov. Gaidam, Lai Mohammed calm weeping parents

    Dapchi schoolgirls: Gov. Gaidam, Lai Mohammed calm weeping parents

    Governor Ibrahim Gaidam and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed appealed for calm and patience today over the scores of missing schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical College Dapchi, Yobe.The post Dapchi schoolgirls: Gov. Gaidam, Lai Mohammed calm weeping parents appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:39pm -
  • newSaraki advises media on quality reporting

    Saraki advises media on quality reporting

    The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki on Thursday, advised the media on quality reporting.The post Saraki advises media on quality reporting appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:38pm -
  • newDelta 2018 Budget: Allocation to Isoko Nation, a show of marginalization- Ogheneyole

    Delta 2018 Budget: Allocation to Isoko Nation, a show of marginalization- Ogheneyole

    THE Director-General, Revive Africa Initiative, RAI, Comrade Ugagaoghene Ogheneyole, has described the budgetary allocation to Isoko Nation as a show of marginalization.The post Delta 2018 Budget: Allocation to Isoko Nation, a show of marginalization- Ogheneyole appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:10pm -
  • newParents weep as alleged rescue of Dapchi schoolgirls turn false

    Parents weep as alleged rescue of Dapchi schoolgirls turn false

    Parents and guardians of the missing schoolgirls in Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, broke into tears when Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam visited them without saying a word on the whereabouts of the girls.The post Parents weep as alleged rescue of Dapchi schoolgirls turn false appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:59pm -
  • newLASG, Hoteliers, Eatery owners on collision course as Ambode automates consumption tax

    LASG, Hoteliers, Eatery owners on collision course as Ambode automates consumption tax

    GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has lamented that hotels, eateries and restaurants in the state have not been duly remitting consumption tax collected into the state government coffers, causing the government to lose revenue annually.The post LASG, Hoteliers, Eatery owners on collision course as Ambode automates consumption tax appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:54pm -
  • newWinners emerge at Brownsville inter-school spelling contest

    Winners emerge at Brownsville  inter-school spelling contest

    IT was an interesting competition as winners emerged from nine schools that contested at the inter-school spelling competition organised by Brownsville College, Park View Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos. The competition held at Brownsville was in three categories, JSS1, JSS3 and SSS1 involving two students representing each school from different senatorial zones of Lagos State.The post Winners emerge at Brownsville inter-school spelling contest appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:44pm -
  • newKillings: Zamfara Govt. disburses over N200m to deceased families, says Speaker

    Killings: Zamfara Govt. disburses over N200m to deceased families, says Speaker

    The Zamfara state government has disbursed over N200 million to families of victims of the recent gunmen attacks in some communities of the state.The post Killings: Zamfara Govt. disburses over N200m to deceased families, says Speaker appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:41pm -
  • newChibok/Yobe Girls: Let’s avoid repetition of incidence, Senate tells FG

    Chibok/Yobe Girls: Let’s avoid repetition of incidence, Senate tells FG

    The Senate on Thursday charged the federal government to beef-up security in the country, just as it equally urged it to rescue the abducted students of the Government Girls’ Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State to avoid the repetition of what happened in 2014, Chibok Girls, newsmen report.The post Chibok/Yobe Girls: Let’s avoid repetition of incidence, Senate tells FG appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:32pm -
  • newRangers will soon reclaim top position – Ogunbote

    Rangers will soon reclaim top position – Ogunbote

    CHIEF Coach of Rangers International Football Club of Enugu, Coach Olugbenga Ogunbote, has said that the club was still a work in progress stating that he was committed to ensure that the club succeeds in the league this season. The post Rangers will soon reclaim top position – Ogunbote appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:13pm -

Leadership Newspaper Nigeria

  • newCourt Jails Barber 42 Years For Robbery
    Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya of the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Thursday convicted and sentenced an apprentice barber, Samuel Edet to 42 years in prison for robbery. Justice Ogunsanya convicted Edet after declaring him guilty of robbing an aluminium technician Adewale Elelo of his Nissan Pathfinder on February 21, 2012 The judge sentenced the […]The post Court Jails Barber 42 Years For Robbery appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 6:10pm -
  • newEnvoy Commends Air Peace For Connecting To African Countries
    Nigerian Ambassador to The Gambia Professor Oluwasegun Ibidapo-Ope has commended Air Peace for its commitment to link Nigeria to the rest of Africa and the world. Professor Ibidapo-Obe who gave the commendation on Monday, during the airline’s inaugural flights to The Gambia, Dakar, Senegal and Freetown, Sierra Leone, noted that the coming of Air Peace […]The post Envoy Commends Air Peace For Connecting To African Countries appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:39pm -
  • newBanks Must Settle Customers’ Complaints Within 2 Weeks – CBN
    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed banks and other financial institutions to settle customers’ complaints on issues of overcharge, unauthorised deductions and other matters within two weeks. Mr Tajudeen Ahmed, the CBN Head of Complaints Management Division, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja. He […]The post Banks Must Settle Customers’ Complaints Within 2 Weeks – CBN appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:35pm -
  • newFG To Invest In Modular Refineries
    The Federal Government says it will support investment in the construction of modular refineries to ensure the success of the initiative. The Senior Technical Adviser to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Rabiu Suleiman, disclosed this at the ongoing Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in Abuja. He added that government would also guarantee […]The post FG To Invest In Modular Refineries appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:33pm -
  • newGov. Aregbesola Pardons 5 Prisoners
    Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has pardoned five prisoners at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons, Lagos, and Ilesha Prisons in the state. This is contained in a statement signed by Dr Ajibola Bashiru, the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, on Thursday in Osogbo. The released inmates were Akeem Afolahan, Olowoyo Oladipo and Alaba Olagunjun, from […]The post Gov. Aregbesola Pardons 5 Prisoners appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:31pm -
  • newSaraki, Legislator Give Free JAMB Forms To 1,543 Indigent Students
    The Senate President, Dr Bulola Saraki, has given out 1,210 free Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  forms to indigent students in Kwara state. Saraki has also bankrolled the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) fees of over 500 candidates in Ilorin Emirate. In the same vein, the chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary, Barr. […]The post Saraki, Legislator Give Free JAMB Forms To 1,543 Indigent Students appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:26pm -
  • newSUBEB Begins Renovation Of Schools In C/River
    The Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) says plans are underway to begin the remodeling of secondary schools in the State. The Chairman, Dr. Stephen Odey disclosed this in Calabar stressing that the project will help schools in the state to measure up according to international best practices. He stated that the remodeling […]The post SUBEB Begins Renovation Of Schools In C/River appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:18pm -
  • newLandlord Set Own House Ablaze Over Tenants’ Refusal To Pay
    Angered by the non-payment of rented apartment by a tenant, a man that inherited his late father’s house, Idemudia Obamwonyi, has allegedly set the building ablaze. Also affected in the inferno were 20 shops in the building located at Iwebo lane behind Oba Market in Benin City, Edo State were razed. Idemudia was said to […]The post Landlord Set Own House Ablaze Over Tenants’ Refusal To Pay appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers.
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:02pm -
  • newSpecial Need Schools: Making Better Future For Children With Disability
    Nine year-old Haruna was born blind. After his birth, his parents had lost hope on him. They had however let him tag along with his older brother to school where he spent the whole school hour listening to the teacher but not grasping because he couldn’t see. Everyone thought that his future will amount to […]The post Special Need Schools: Making Better Future For Children With Disability appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers.
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:01pm -
  • newIDP Rice Scandal: Obaseki Petitions Police As Govt Releases Roster
    Edo State Government has petitioned the State Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Kokumo, over comments by State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Dan Orbih, that some bags of rice meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were diverted. It said Chief Orbih in a radio interview ‘falsely and maliciously stated that the Edo State Government […]The post IDP Rice Scandal: Obaseki Petitions Police As Govt Releases Roster appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers.
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Feb 18, 4:30pm -

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