Prepare for future where oil has little value – Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has warned Nigerians of the challenges the country would face in the future if it continues to depend on oil for income. The vice president, while speaking in Gbaramatu Kingdom, during a visit to Delta state yesterday, said that countries that buy oil from Nigeria were now devising alternative means of power such as solar More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Yobe varsity gets provosts, begins Medical Sciences programme soon

Yobe state Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, has approved the appointment of a Provost for the State University’s College of Medical Sciences, which will soon take-off. A statement signed by the State’s Head More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Ex-Borno Speaker dies in Abuja

A former speaker of the Borno state House of Assembly, Asheikh Bashir, is dead. Bashir died yesterday in Abuja hospital where he was receiving treatment for a protracted illness. He was buried in Maiduguri at about More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Kebbi bizmen bemoan extortion by security operatives

By Kabiru Dogon Daji Birnin Kebbi Businessmen at the Nigeria and Benin Republic border areas in Kebbi state have decried what they described as “frequent extortion and unnecessary seizure” of their commodities More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Health workers want fairness in anti-graft fight

By Moses John Abuja President of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Comrade Biobelemoye Josiah, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to beam his searchlight on all Ministries, Department and Agencies More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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An important pending assignment

Adewale Just a week ago, I got a phone call from a colleague reminding me on the need to brainstorm on a pending assignment on what needed to be done in solving some of the challenges facing Africa as a continent. More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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PEACE CORPS:Retired Generals, top politicians lobby Presidency for plum job

By Bode Olagoke Abuja As Nigerians anxiously await the presidential assent to the Bill setting up the Nigerian Peace Corps, more than five retired Generals and some top chieftains of the governing All Progressives More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Nigerians express fears over ‘repentant’ insurgents

 It poses new threats – El-Rufai           Be vigilant, NSCDC tells private guards By Bode Olagoke, Abuja and AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna Following the recent mass repentance of some members of the dreaded More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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50 coys bid for NNPC’s boat contract

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday said 50 companies had submitted bids for the supply of sea worthy tug boats on charter basis. NNPC, in a statement by its Group General Manager, Group More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Buhari, Osinbajo, others honour fallen heroes

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday led senior government functions to perform the annual ritual of laying wreaths in honour of soldiers who died in active service. The ceremony, held More...

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