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The Enugu State Government has secured fully-funded scholarships for another batch of 28 post graduate students, who are indigenes of the state, to study in Europe and America. The Executive Secretary of the Enugu State Scholarship Board, Mr Levi Abonyi, announced this while addressing newsmen in Enugu. Abonyi had led some of the beneficiaries to […]

States across the country are bracing for heavy rains and floods after a warning from the Minister of Water Resources, Engineer Suleiman Adamu, indicating that 32 states and 233 local governments will be affected. The warning is part of the 2022 Annual Flood Outlook put together by the Hydrological Services Agency. The outlook also warned […]

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), announced an indefinite suspension of the Abuja-Kaduna passenger train services, which was initially scheduled to resume on the 23rd of May, 2022. The suspension was due to outcry from families of kidnapped victims of the March 28 attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train by gunmen suspected to be terrorists who argued […]

Consumers of Electricity in Kaduna State have called for the declaration of emergency in the power sector to rid the industry of the ills and shady operations. They made this known while interacting during a call in session on Invicta’s Flagship Programme Perspectives, on the sidelines that the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Committee (NERC) debunked the […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN has said that paper currency will soon be out of circulation, urging market men and women to sign into the e-Naira. The Delta State Branch Controller of CBN, Mr Godwin Okafor, stated this on Friday at the popular Ogbogonogo market during the market sensitisation on e-Naira. He urged traders […]

 Some community leaders have pledged support to ongoing efforts by Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), and other stakeholders to address barriers to girls’ education in Kaduna State. The stakeholders made the pledge in Kaduna on Friday, on the sidelines of a one-day meeting on commitments to remove barriers to education of girls of […]

The Federal Government has commenced the payment of minimum wage arrears, which it owed lecturers under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics and Academic Staff Union of Universities as part of efforts to end ongoing strikes by the unions, Newsmen have learnt. The National President of ASUP, Dr. Anderson Ezeibe, and the […]

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Gusau Depot, has threatened to stop transporting petroleum products within Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and parts of Katsina state. IPMAN’s Zonal Chairman, Yahya Kamba, said the threat came following the Federal Government’s failure to settle its 40 billion naira outstanding payment to IPMAN members. According to Mr Kamba, the […]

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday began the demolition of houses in Abuja, causing fear and anger among residents. According to reports, the houses were destroyed at the TradeMore Estate, Lugbe in Abuja Municipal Area Council. Speaking to newsmen, the Chairman of Trademore Estate Phase 2, Uchechukwu Moses, said residents of the area […]

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday, said he is a patriot and has no apology for being passionate about Nigeria, which is Africa’s most populous nation. Chief Obasanjo stated this while playing host to a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Muhammed Hayatudeen, at his presidential library home in Abeokuta, the […]


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