Toni Kan’s Appointment As Sadiya Umar Farouq’s Spokesperson Terminated Within 24 Hrs Of Employment

In the wake of his termination, in what looked more like a mirage than reality, nemesis caught up with Toni kan as he lost a juice appointment as the media aide/spokesperson to the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management & Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq. APC supporters rejected his appointment as they protest on Twitter that he was not a party member. Why cant Toni Kan be media aide? He is well qualified. Professional. Ethical. Rain or Fire he stands firm – M.A and B.A English literature from the…

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NDDC: Forensic Evidence Shows that NASS Padded The 2019 Budget

The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebradikumo Pondei, disclosed that the commission’s 2019 budget was inflated with over 500 non-existing projects. Mr Pondei made this revelation on Tuesday while addressing journalists in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The acting MD, NDDC revealed this while making clarifications on allegations of corruption levelled against the Interim Management Committee (IMC). He added that billions of naira was appropriated for the non-existing projects. This discovery was made by the interim management committee while investigating the 2019 appropriation to the commission.…

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DPO Yahaya Adeshina Who Allegedly Killed Sergeant Onalaja Onajide Of Lagos Police Command Has Been Arrested And Detained For Further Investigation

The Divisional Police Officer of Ilemba Hausa Division, Yahaya Adeshina has been arrested and detained by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly killing a sergeant attached to his division.   Bala Elkana, the police spokesperson, said this in a statement released on Thursday that Mr Adeshina is being investigated by the State Criminal Investigation Department, (SCID).   Sergeant Onalaja Onajide was killed during a shooting incident at the division on May 10, while the DPO was said to have also sustained injuries in the shoot out.   According to…

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Nigeria’s Economy Heading For Recession

According to an aassessment made by the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics; Nigeria’s economy will go into a recession at an average of -4.4 per cent.   This information was presented by the Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed, while addressing journalists after the National Economic Council meeting on Thursday.   Ms Ahmed said; “The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has made an assessment. So, it is the NBS assessment that Nigeria will go into a recession measuring at an average of -4.4%. “But with the work that the Economic Accessibility Committee is doing…

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Buhari Sacks NECO Registrar And 4 Others Over Misconduct

Mr. Charles Uwakwe has been sacked as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council.   The Registrar as well as 4 other management staffs of the council were sacked for various offences.   While Mr. Uwakwe and two of the dismissed staffs were on 10th May, 2018 placed on suspension, when an investigative panel was constituted to probe the allegations of unsatisfactory conduct levelled against them.   The sacked NECO boss was alleged to have awarded a N25bn contract without the knowledge of either the Federal Ministry of Education or…

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School Leaving Cert Students May Nominate Their Level Of Assessment

Leaving Cert students may decide their level of assessment before their calculated grades are finalised.   The students are expected to nominate whether they are assessed under Higher or Ordinary level before their grade estimations are completed according to the Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI).   Where need be, conflicts of interest in a school, like a parent teaching their child, will also have to be declared, and teachers must not be subjected to any influence, pressure or coercion by parents, guardians or students.   Detailed guidance on how…

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Iwo Town Among 6 Others Were Officially Named As Locations Of New College Of Education

The federal government has formally  named the locations of the 6 newly approved federal colleges of education, in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria.   This was revealed in a statement on Monday by the spokesperson for the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Gooong.   Ben Gooong said the 6 colleges of education will take-off in October.   The statement reads; “The attention of the Federal Ministry of Education has been drawn to the mutilation of official correspondence between the Federal Government and the government of Osun State over the…

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Warning Of Impending 14 Days NASU Strike

Members of the  Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) threatened to begin a 14-day warning strike in federal universities, polytechnics and colleges of education, over a shortfall in payment of their members’ salaries.   This was made known in a statement released by Mr Peters Adeyemi, the General Secretary of NASU on Monday in Abuja.   Mr. Adeyemi said the non-teaching staff union was protesting the short-payment of its members’ salaries since February 2020 through the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).   According to him,…

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Arakunrin Encourages Traditional Cure For Coronavirus In Ondo State

The Executive Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu stated that Ondo State may soon proffer its own cure for the pandemic Coronavirus.   Arakunrin disclosed this while briefing on the state of coronavirus at the Government House on Monday in Akure.   He said the government had been encouraging traditional medicine practitioners in the state to find a cure for the coronavirus.   In his words; “Whatever the cure the state comes up with will still go through clinical authentication and approval. “There have been various suggestions and unauthorised…

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Nigeria Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs Urge Muslim Faithful To Remain Fervent As The Await The New Moon On Friday

The New moon signifies the end of the Ramadan period and the celebration of Eid-el-fitr among muslims all over the globe.   The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has encouraged Muslim partaking the Ramadan in Nigeria to look out for the new Islamic moon of Shawwal from Friday 22 May 2020.   This was presented in a statement released by NSCIA Deputy Secretary-General, Salisu Shehu, on Monday in Abuja.   Salisu Shehu praised faithful Muslims who are observing the Ramadan of 1441 AH and prayed to almighty Allah…

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