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Unilag, UNN top First Class Bar Finals 965 fail TETFund sponsors 150 for PhD

The University of Lagos and University of Nigeria Nsukka have topped the list of those with 1st Class in the 2018 Law School Bar finals.

Also, the number of females far outpaced those of male. A total of 113 females out of the 161 announced by the authorities of the Law School m [...]

Sat, 20 October 2018


Ember months: One-chance overrun Abuja · Passengers panic

Barely one month of inaugurating the Anti-One Chance Squad by the FCT Police Command, residents of the Federal Capital Territory are under serious threat as criminals have continued to invade the territory.

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Sat, 20 October 2018


2019: Ortom Retains Deputy as Running Mate

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced that he is still with his deputy, Engr Benson Abounu, as his running mate in next year's general elections.

This is just as members of the party have pledged to sustain their support for the governor and other candidates of the party to secure [...]

Mon, 15 October 2018


Atiku’ll restructure Nigeria, uphold rule of law if elected – Group

A group under the aegis of Nigerians Trust Atiku, NTA, has said that restructuring of Nigeria will be made possible if Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president of the country, he is elected as president.

The group called on Nigerians to support Atiku’s presidential bid adjudging him to be [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Ngige assures of FG commitment to social security

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting social security in order to eradicate poverty, ensure inclusion and address contemporary socio-economic challenges in the country.

Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made this known during the Induction/Award of [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


EU supports flood victims in Nigeria with N400m

The European Commission has announced a one million EUROs about N400 million support to the victims of the ongoing flooding across the country.

The head of EU delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen, said the commission’s funding was to provide shelter, medicine and oth [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Parties yet to submit list of candidates - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has hinted that some of the 89 political parties that notified the commission of their intention to conduct their primaries are yet to submit the list of its sponsored candidates Form CF002 and personal particulars Form 001.

In a press releas [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


18 Nigerians die of Tuberculosis hourly – NTBLCP

It is estimated that no fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from Tuberculosis, TB, the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme, NTBLCP, revealed on Friday in Lagos.

The Deputy Director of NTBLCP in the Federal Ministry of Health, Mrs Itohowo Uko, disclosed this at [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


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