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Three soldiers, dozens of Boko Haram insurgents die in Borno fierce battle

Three soldiers, dozens of Boko Haram insurgents die in Borno fierce battle

BY INUSA NDAHI , MAIDUGURI Three Soldiers and dozens of Boko Haram sect have been confirmed dead with others sustained gunshots injuries in a clash that took place on Friday along Monguno-Mairari-Gajiram axis of Borno State. Gajiram is the council headquarters of Nganzai Local Government Area which is north and about 70km drive from Maiduguri, the state capital. This is ... Read More »

FOR THE RECORD- $9.6 bn judgement against Nigeria : SUMMARY OF FACTS ON P&ID

FOR THE RECORD- $9.6 bn judgement against Nigeria : SUMMARY OF FACTS ON P&ID

  *Abubakar Malami, Minister of Justice & Attorney General of the Federation* SUMMARY OF FACTS ON P&ID 29 August, 2019 1. The above -mentioned arbitration was commenced against the Ministry of Petroleum by Messrs Process & Industrial development (P&ID), a limited liability company with which the Ministry of Petroleum signed a Definite Agreement dated 11th January 2010 for Accelerated Gas ... Read More »

JAMB visits MSTC, charges Nigerians on skills acquisition

JAMB visits MSTC, charges Nigerians on skills acquisition

  Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-Haq Oloyede on Tuesday, 27th August, 2019 lead the management of the Board on a visit to the facilities of the Model Skills Training Centre (MSTC), Abuja. MSTC is an arm of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) established in 2009 to provide industry-relevant career and technical education programmes for ... Read More »

Demolished mosque: Wike mocks Ganduje, says ”I’m not dollars, you can’t pocket me”

Demolished mosque: Wike mocks Ganduje, says ”I’m not dollars, you can’t pocket me”

  *L-R: Ganduje, Wike* The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has mocked his counterpart from Kano State, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje over plans to drag him to court, saying he is not a dollar bill which Ganduje can “pocket sheepishly and recklessly”. Ganduje was reported to have threatened to institute a legal action against Wike, following claims that he ordered ... Read More »

Breaking: Pope Francis trapped in Vatican elevator

Breaking: Pope Francis trapped in Vatican elevator

Pope Francis has been rescued by firefighters after he got trapped in an elevator for 25 minutes, ahead of his weekly address on Sunday. When he was finally rescued, Francis apologized to crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City on Sunday, after showing up late for his weekly address. Addressing the crowds, he said: “Dear brothers and sisters, good ... Read More »

Opinion: In ‘defence’ of ‘Yahoo Boys’, By Bolanle Bolawole

Opinion: In ‘defence’ of ‘Yahoo Boys’, By Bolanle Bolawole

According to Google, “structural functionalism or, simply, functionalism, is ‘a framework for building theory that sees society as a complex system whose parts work together to promote solidarity and stability’…This approach looks at both social structure and social functions”. Human societies and human civilization have never been a one-way traffic but has been an admixture of the good, the bad, ... Read More »

Mosque demolition: Wike fights back, carpets ex governor Shekarau

Mosque demolition: Wike fights back, carpets ex governor Shekarau

  *Shekarau* Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has carpeted the former governor of Kano state, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau over his comments on the controversial demolished Trans Amadi mosque in Port Harcourt. *Wike* It would be recalled that Shekarau, had in a statement on Thursday condemned the demolition of the mosque. In the statement personally signed by him, the former Kano ... Read More »

CAN to FG: We Are Opposed To RUGA Program, Control Of Waterways Bill

CAN to FG: We Are Opposed To RUGA Program, Control Of Waterways Bill

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has told the Federal Government to jettison the planned RUGA scheme, saying the association was opposed to the implementation of the programme anywhere in Nigeria. On May 21, the Federal Government approved what it termed the RUGA settlement scheme, to curb open grazing of animals nationwide. RUGA entails the settlement of animals by farmers ... Read More »

Islamic New Year: NSCIA urges Muslims to continue to promote peaceful co-existence

Islamic New Year: NSCIA urges Muslims to continue to promote peaceful co-existence

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has felicitated with Muslims on the occasion of the Islamic new year. According to a press statement signed by Professor Prof. Salisu Shehu Deputy Secretary-General NSCIA, “The Council hereby enjoins the Nigerian Muslim Ummah to continue to promote peaceful coexistence and unity among all the citizens of the country.” Professor Shehu stated ... Read More »

$9.6 billion fine: Nigeria was defrauded 5 years before i became minister- Malami

$9.6 billion fine: Nigeria was defrauded 5 years before i became minister- Malami

Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said that the huge fine against Nigeria arising from a botched gas supply and processing contract had been awarded fuve years before his appointment. The minister made the explanation in response to claim by Process and Industrial Development Limited that he was responsible for the delay that culminated in the award of $9.6 billion ... Read More »