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Boko Haram: Borno Gov enters permanent arrangement with 30 Ka’aba devotees for daily ‘Tawaf’

Boko Haram: Borno Gov enters permanent arrangement with 30 Ka’aba devotees for daily ‘Tawaf’

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has entered an arrangement with 30 residents of Makkah who will on permanent basis, offer daily ‘Tawaf’ (circumambulation of the holy Ka’aba ) to offer prayers for the return and sustenance of peace in Borno State and the rest of Nigeria. The 30 persons, all of them with Nigerian origin ... Read More »

NIGERIA, SOUTH AFRICA TO ISSUE 10-YEAR VISA TO BUSINESSMEN, ACADEMICS

NIGERIA, SOUTH AFRICA TO ISSUE 10-YEAR VISA TO BUSINESSMEN, ACADEMICS

Following successful conclusion of the 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, which was elevated to the level of heads of state, both countries have agreed on issuing 10-year visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers. The agreement was reached in a meeting co-chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South ... Read More »

Extraordinary FEC Meeting Now Holds On Monday- Presidency

Extraordinary FEC Meeting Now Holds On Monday- Presidency

The extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting originally scheduled to hold on Saturday has been shifted to Monday, October 7, 2019, by 12 noon. Femi Adesina Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) who announced this in a press statement said “The meeting is to put finishing touches to the year 2020 budget, which would still be presented to ... Read More »

Nigeria Ready To Partner Britain In Job Creation- Keyamo

Nigeria Ready To Partner Britain In Job Creation- Keyamo

Nigeria has expressed readiness to partner Britain in tackling unemployment in the country, through job creation. The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, stated this, when he received in audience, the Political Counsellor, British High Commission, Abuja, Dominic Williams, MBE. “We are ready to collaborate with our partners all over the world to open up avenues for job ... Read More »

EKO DISCO KICKS OFF 2019 CUSTOMER SERVICE WEEK

EKO DISCO KICKS OFF 2019 CUSTOMER SERVICE WEEK

  Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has kicked off its 2019 Customer Service Week (CSW). This was disclosed at a press conference organised by the utility company on Friday 4th October 2019 at its corporate headquarters in Marina, Lagos. The theme of the 2019 Customer Service Week is “The Magic of Service”. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of EKEDC ... Read More »

GOCOP admits The State Online, 12 others as new members

GOCOP admits The State Online, 12 others as new members

  The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), has admitted The State Online (thestateonlinengr.com ) as a member. The induction of the news portal and twelve other online publications as new members took place on Friday at Sheraton Hotels, Lagos, as part of activities marking the 3rd Annual Conference of the Guild. Published by Centrepiece Media & Communications Limited, The ... Read More »