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NGF moves to recoup trillions owed in stamp duties



The Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, has doubled down on efforts towards recovering trillions of naira from stamp duties revenue owed 36 states of the federation.

Thu, 26 April 2018

OAU suspends randy professor

Authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, have slammed a suspension on Prof. Richard Akindele, who was caught on a viral audio demanding sex from a postgraduate student to award her marks.

Akindele, a Professor of Management and Accounting, had been placed under invetigat [...]

Sat, 21 April 2018

Lagos enrolls highest candidates for unity colleges

Lagos State has enrolled the highest number of candidates for admission into the 104 Unity Colleges in 2018 as over 25, 000 candidates from the state were among the 80,000 candidates who sat for the National Common Entrance Examination for admissions into the Colleges last Saturday.

The test wh [...]

Sat, 21 April 2018

FUCs principals, teachers to undergo security training

Principals and teachers of the 104 Federal Unity Colleges, FUCs, are to undergo training on security awareness as part of the campaign towards tackling the surging violence against schools across Nigeria.

The proposed training which comes on the heels of the recent abduction and release of over [...]

Sat, 21 April 2018

Give experienced lawmakers chance to return - Dogara

For legislators to represent optimally and influence development in their constituencies, the electorate must support them for multiple terms in the National Assembly, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said.

Speaking in Oko town, Surulere Local Government Area of O [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018

NNPC to support local investors on technology

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has expressed commitment to support local investors towards the technological advancement of the nation’s oil and gas industry.

Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, stated this at the induction ceremony of the Group Managin [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018

SHORT STORY Raj learns a lesson









Sun, 15 April 2018

NNPC’s NETCO Posts N3.2bn profit for 2017 financial year

A subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the National Engineering and Technical Company Limited, NETCO, has recorded a profit before tax of N3.257 billion for 2017 financial year.

A statement from NNPC said the company’s revenue increased by 122 per cent from N10 [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


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