FG gives agencies matching orders to sanitise public exams

The Federal Government has ordered agencies conducting public examinations in the country to clean up their registration processes to restore credibility in the system.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who gave the directive in Bwari, Abuja while commissioning the remodelled headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation [...]

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Increased food prices push inflation by 0.12 points

The increase in food prices witnessed in April 2019, has pushed inflation up by 0.12percent point higher than was recorded in March.

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said the Consumer Price Index, CPI, which measures inflation increased by 11.37percent (year-on-year) in April 2019.

According to the “CPI and Inflation R [...]

Sat, 18 May 2019

FG to revive 50 textile firms by 2023

The federal government has set a four-year target within which to resuscitate the textile industry in the country.

Already the Central Bank of Nigeria, has set up a Textile Revival and Implementation Committee, TRIC, for the revival of the country’s cotton, textile and garment, CTG, industry.

TRIC, in its technical cooperatio [...]

Sat, 18 May 2019

AAC crisis: Sowore remains chairman — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has waded into the crisis rocking the African Action Congress, AAC, following the suspension of Omoyele Sowore as the party’s national chairman.

The INEC has declared the suspension null and void in a May 14 letter.

According to the electoral body, those who suspended Mr So [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019

Gishiri residents decry nocturnal activities of vandals

Again, residents of Gishiri village in Katampe, Abuja have decried the night activities of condemned iron vendors popularly known as, ‘pantakers’.

Some of the residents in the area who spoke to our correspondent over the criminal activities of some hoodlums under the guise of gathering rust iron parts, condemned the nuisance c [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019

100 military schools’ students bag DEPOWA scholarship

About 100 Students of DEPOWA primary and secondary schools have benefitted from scholarships and awards by Defence and Police Officers Wives Association, DEPOWA.

This was presented during the maiden edition of the DEPOWA, Academic Scholarship/Awards Day held today at the Multipurpose Hall of General AG Olonisakin Building in the DEPOWA Sc [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019

NYPF list measures to combat illegal migration

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, has stated that it will lead a global intervention to stem the ugly tide of illegal migration and trafficking in persons in Nigeria, saying this illegal activity has become the worse form of abuse of human dignity and slavery in recent times.

The group said that the vicious scourge has seen ov [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019

7 Years After, Police Launch Manhunt For Alleged Murder Suspect

Seven years after declaring Toby Christopher wrongfully wanted for the murder of his aunt, Ms. Felicia Bayo, the police have said they are still on the case.

Trouble for started for Christopher sometime in 2012 when his adopted aunt did not wake up from her sleep in their one room apartment in Suleja, Niger state near Abuja.

The la [...]

Fri, 17 May 2019

U.S issues new visa guidelines for Nigeria

Visa applicants up for renewal in Nigeria are now to appear in persons as the United States Embassy in Nigeria has foreclosed waivers for renewals effective Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

In a press release by the embassy made available to The WHISTLER, said the “Dropbox” process has been suspended indefinitely without giving any reas [...]

Tue, 14 May 2019

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