Failure to deploy soldiers against killer herdsmen is sabotage - HURIWA

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has faulted the Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau, that government won't deploy soldiers to confront killer Fulani herdsmen.
The rights group said the minister who has come under close scrutiny and intense criticisms for his recent rash of one sided and sectional appoin [...]

NIPOST to make free postal deliveries to IDP camps

All area postal managers in the country have been directed to make every items meant for delivery at the Internally Displaced Persons camps free of charge, management of the Nigerian Postal Service, NIPOST, have said.
This, according to the Acting Postmaster General of the Federation, Dr. Richard Balami, is to encourage Nigerians to make d [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016

FG assures Nig. bond investors of better investment yields

The federal government has guaranteed holders of the nation’s Eurobonds of the safety of their investments, saying despite bleak economic outlook, the Nigerian government is working at strengthening its economy in the shortest possible period.
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, gave the assurance at a meeting with [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016

Police recruitment: Assembly calls for investigation by NASS

The Kwara House of Assembly has urged members of the National Assembly from the state to investigate the ongoing recruitment exercise into the police force as it affects indigenes.
 The House in its resolution after accepting a motion on on the ongoing recruitment into the police from the member representing Ekiti constituency, Ebun O [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016

Grazing reserves: FG will not force herders on any state

Benue state government has again said the state has no land for grazing and is therefore opposed to the establishment of grazing reserves in the state.
This is just as the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe, has said the federal government would not force any state to part with land for the purposes of cattle g [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016

Bello lauds $15 million Korea model school in Abuja

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has lauded the $15 million Korea Model School being built along the Airport road, Abuja via multilateral cooperation between Nigeria and the Korean government.
The minister, who spoke in his office in Abuja, while receiving a delegation from the Korea International Cooperation Agency, led by the Kore [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016

Abuja Chamber laments Nigeria’s harsh economic outlook

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ACCI, has lamented the downward trend of Nigeria’s economic outlook, saying it has continued to threaten the economic activities of its members.
President of the chamber, Mr. Tony Ejinkoye, while reacting to the negative trend of Nigeria’s trade imbalance in a statement in Abuja, note [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016

FG tasked on new rector for Offa poly

The Federal Government has been urged to appoint a new rector for the Federal Polytechnic in Offa Local Government of Kwara State towards enhancing rapid academic development.
Students and Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, ASUP, has given the Federal Government a seven-day ultimatum to appoint a new rector for the institution.
The [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016

More killings in Benue as cultists kill six students, others

The spate of killings in Makurdi, Benue state capital has skyrocketed in recent times with at least 10 persons including seven students of University of Agriculture, UAM, losing their lives in just one week.
This is barely two weeks after the state Governor Samuel Ortom dedicated the state against all manner of social vices including killi [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016

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