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FG Calls on Govs to Establish Mining Companies and Apply for Licenses

The Federal Government has urged the thirty-six states under the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) to urgently form mining companies and apply for mining licenses. In a communiqué issued after the meeting of the governors, the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Oladele Alake, briefed the NGF members on the progress made in the Ministry. He […]

Crimes

HURIWA Calls for Transparency, Due Process in Matawalle’s Corruption Probe

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged anti-graft agencies to follow due process in their anti-corruption investigations. The advocacy group emphasized the importance of adhering to the principles of the Rule of Law, particularly in the prosecution of the Minister of State for Defence, Dr. Bello Matawalle. During a peaceful assembly at […]

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Northeast Govs Tackle TCN over Reckless Blackout, Urge FG to intervene

From Abdullahi Idris,Bauchi Worried by the blackout experience in many part of the region,The Northeast Governors’ Forum has tackled the Transmission Company of Nigeria for Not doing enough to repair vandalized power lines. It therefore called on TCN as well as all hands involved to as a matter of urgency work anxiously to restore power […]

Education

Shettima Launches NEDC-ASSEP Programme To Address Secondary School Dropout In N’East

By Khalid Idris Doya The vice president Senator Kashim Shettima on Saturday launched the Accelerated Senior Secondary School Education Programme (ASSEP) initiated by North-East Development Commission (NEDC) in collaboration with the office of vice president to reduce the number of post-primary dropouts due to the decline in secondary school enrollment in the subregion which stands […]

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UNICEF Commits $3.4Bn To Nutritionally Reach 350 Million Yearly

BY KHALID IDRIS DOYA, Bauchi The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that it needs a financing estimate of $3.4 billion every year to reach 350 children and women yearly up to 2030 under its Child Nutrition Fund (CNF) programme. UNICEF Nutrition Specialist, Philomena Irene made the disclosure yesterday while presenting a paper at […]

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Shehu Sani calls on FG to Address Minimum Wage issue to Prevent Strike

Former Kaduna lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has called on the Federal Government to address the minimum wage issue to prevent strikes from organized labor. In an interview with Arise Television on Thursday, Sani emphasized that increasing the minimum wage is within the federal government’s capacity. “I don’t know how a Nigerian can survive with less than […]

Religious

Friday Sermon: The Reward For An Accepted Hajj (Hajj Mabrur) Is Paradise (Jannah)

By Imam Murtadha Gusau In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation, may Allah extol the mention of our noble Prophet Muhammad in the highest company of Angels, bless him and give him peace and security―and his family, his Companions and […]

Sports

Fmr Premier League Star Van Persie Appointed SC Heerenveen Manager

Former Arsenal and Manchester United forward Robin van Persie has secured his first senior managerial role, following his appointment as the new head coach for Dutch club SC Heerenveen. The announcement was made on Thursday via the club’s official website. The 40-year-old ex-Dutch striker, who enjoyed a stellar career at Feyenoord, Arsenal, Manchester United, and […]

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FG, Labour to Meet Again on Tuesday to Discuss ₦48,000 Wage Proposal

The Federal Government will resume negotiations on Tuesday with organized labour and other stakeholders regarding the proposed new national minimum wage of ₦48,000. There are indications that the government might revise this proposal upwards. Alhaji Bukar Goni, Chairman of the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage, confirmed this in a letter dated May 16, 2024, […]

Education

Student Loan Application Portal Opens May 24 – NELFUND

The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has announced that the portal for student loan applications will officially open on May 24, 2024. This initiative aims to help students pursue their academic goals without financial barriers. NELFUND disclosed this information in a statement released Thursday night by its Media and Public Relations Lead, Nasir Ayitogo. The […]