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US: IPOB Not A Terrorist Organisation

The US embassy in Nigeria says it does not consider the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation. According to PUNCH, Russell Brooks, spokesman for the US embassy says United States is committed to Nigeria’s unity and appealed to Nigerians to resolve their grievances peacefully. According to him, political and economic issues such as the allocation of resources amongst ...

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OAU To Resume Second Semester October 1

  The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile – Ife, on Saturday announced Sunday, 1st October, 2017, as the new resumption date for the second semester as against 24th October, 2017 earlier announced. The authorities of the institution made this known in a press release signed by the Public Relations Officer (OAU) of the institution, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju. “we also wish to ...

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Harry Kane Brace Keeps West Ham In The Mire

Harry Kane struck twice as 10-man Tottenham Hotspur survived a late scare to maintain their perfect away record with a 3-2 victory at West Ham United on Saturday. Kane’s double, taking his tally to six in four games, and a third from Christian Eriksen gave Mauricio Pochettino’s side a three-goal lead on the hour before Javier Hernandez started the Hammers ...

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What Govt Must Do To End Our Strike – NAFDAC Workers

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, workers have said they will continue with their strike until the federal government appoints a substantive director general, DG. Ejor Michael, the National Public Relations Officer, Medical and Health Union of Nigeria, NAFDAC chapter, made this known on Saturday in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of ...

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Nigeria Needs Additional 31,000 New Police Officers Yearly For Five Years – IGP

  The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Friday urged the federal government to recruit additional 31,000 police officers annually over the next five years, to ensure effective policing across the country. Mr. Idris said in a message to the graduation of constables at the Police College, Kaduna, that by providing additional 155,000 police officers over the next five ...

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Islamic New Year: Two States Declare Public Holidays

The Osun Government on Wednesday declared Thursday, September 21, as public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year — Hijra 1439 AH, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The information is contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa, in Osogbo, The commissioner quoted the state Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, as saying “Osun State adopted ...

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Stop Blackmailing Us Over Unpaid Salaries, Buhari’s Aide Tells State Governments

The federal government has advised state governments to desist from blackmailing it over unpaid salaries and allowances of their workers and pensioners. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, gave the advice when he featured at the News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja. He said it was disheartening that some state governments ...

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