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‘Market Your Strengths,’ Health Minister Tells Nigerian Teaching Hospital Staff

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has called on staff of Federal Teaching Hospitals and Centers across the country to market their strengths, capabilities and accomplishments in order to showcase the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to providing quality healthcare to the people. The Minister gave this remark during a meeting with management staff of the Obafemi Awolo ...

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N10bn devt fund: Bayelsa signs MoU with BOI, reviews workforce

Governor Seriake Dickson on Monday said, the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Bayelsa State Government and the Bank of Industry was a part of an efforts to raise the N10 billion entrepreneurship development fund to create wealth for small and medium scale entrepreneurs in the state. Dickson, who made the disclosure during the signing of the MOU between the state government and the management o ...

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FG moves to end strike in Varsities, inaugurates C’ttee on 2009 Agreement

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja inaugurated a 14-man committee chaired by Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN) to end incessant and protracted  strikes in Nigerian tertiary institutions, with a declaration that it does not see the unions as an enemy. The committee is expected to re-negotiate the 2009 agreement between government, Academic Staff Union of Universities; Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Unive ...

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NNPC Unveils Measures To Sustain Products Supply Nationwide

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has announced elaborate measures to sustain supply of Premium Motor Spirit, (petrol), Automotive Gas Oil, diesel, and Dual Purpose Kerosene, DPK, otherwise called kerosene, nationwide. These measures include: increasing the February supply of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), by six additional cargoes to the existing national PMS sufficiency of over 32 days; immediate i ...

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FG Not Increasing Taxes, Udoma Tells National Assembly

The Federal Government does not have any intention of increasing taxes but is working towards increasing its internally generated revenue through the broadening its tax base. Responding to a comment by Senator Ben Bruce at the public hearing of the Joint Session of the National Assembly on the 2017 Budget, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma said “a view has been expressed ...

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UPF Nigeria, Women In Colleges of Education to launch Peace Club in COE Gindiri

The Nigeria chapter of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), an international NGO dedicated to building a peaceful world for all in collaboration with the National Association of Women in Colleges of Education have concluded arrangements for the formal inauguration of the College Peace Club at the College of Education, Gindiri, Plateau State on February 16, 2017. The implementation of the peace clubs in Col ...

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‘It’s Simply Crazy!’ To Say Akande and I Didn’t Visit Buhari In London –Tinubu

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress,APC,Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described as “crazy” reports that he along with  Bisi Akande did not visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Speaking through a statement issued by Tunde Rahman, his spokesman Monday,  Tinubu said  “denial of the visit is the handiwork of mischief- makers.” The statement said “The report about the so-called denial of the ...

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Looking Back; Why Nigeria Tripped At The AU, By Owei Lakemfa

Nigeria at the African Union (AU) Assembly rolled out its fearsome arsenal; diplomatic, political and  economic  in a contest to win  the leadership of the Peace and Security Commission (PSC). The Giant of Africa which has been in economic recession, must have expended quite some money, at least for travels and estacode across the continent campaigning for its candidate, Ms. Fatima Kyari Mohammed. The PSC i ...

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Arik Air, AMCON And The Problem With Nigeria By Isah Ismail

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on last week announced it had taken over the assets of Arik Air and sacked the management of the airline. ‎ A statement from AMCON said cited debt burden of Arik Air reportedly in the region of $300 Million to banks and capital inadequacy of about N10 Billion as well as the number of job losses created by service disruptions at the airline. AMCO also said ...

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NTDC: Leadership Reform And The Need For Sustainable Tourism By Dare Atoye

In the ongoing debate over restructuring, a critical factor that must never be ignored and which is central to all other dynamics is leadership reform.  As a matter of fact, there appears to be a national and global consensus amongst analysts, critics, scholars and ordinary Nigerians that the greatest problem confronting the country is lack of visionary and effective leadership. Even some critics, who, in t ...

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Despite Withdrawal From Active Politics, I Will Show Interest In National Issues, Says Anenih

Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, said yesterday that he would show more than a passing interest in issues affecting the nation even though he had, last year, announced his withdrawal from active partisan politics. Anenih spoke when he received in audience in his Abuja residence the Professor Jerry Gana-led Strategy Review and Inter-Part ...

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APC Sets Up Peace, Reconciliation Committees

Disturbed by the internal crises in some state chapters of the Party, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has decided to set up peace and reconciliation committees to intervene in the affected states. Recently, some state chapters of the APC have been engulfed in internal crises, leading to suspensions of party leaders and other members. Concerned by this ugly trend a ...

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