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ISSUE: Stakeholders Call For Redesigning 6-3-3-4 System Of Education To Boost Economy

By Shittu Obasa A cross-section of stakeholders in the education sector have called  on the Federal Government to  redesign the  6-3-3-4 system of education operating in the country to produce more   entrepreneurs in keeping with current state of Nigeria. The stakeholders  made their positions known in a national survey. In Abeokuta, the  Academic Staff  Union of Secondary Schools of Nigeria (ASUSS) called ...

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Ahmed Flags off 5000-Unit Mass Housing Project, Pledges Compensation

Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed has promised that adequate compensation will be paid for lands acquired under its 5000 mass housing projects for the less privileged. The Governor who made this disclosure at the Ground Breaking of New Cities in Remote places for the less privileged at Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state stated that  "compensation for land acquired for the mass ...

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Police Disrupt IMN religious Gathering In Kano

  (IMN Press Release) The planned plots to unleash mayhem at members of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, IMN, that was exposed only last week might have started with the forcible disruption of a peaceful birthday anniversary of the daughter of the Prophet, Fatima (SA) in Kano yesterday, 18/03/17. The event was being held by Sisters Forum of the IMN at the Royal Tropicana Hotel Kano, as part of a series ...

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Magu and Ali: Acid Tests for Good Governance, By Issa Aremu

The way both the predominantly APC legislature (Senate) and the APC Presidency eventually  and  conclusively resolve the naughty twin-issues of confirmation of Ag. Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu and that of the Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali over wearing of uniform will conclusively prove or otherwise the commitment  of this administration  to good governance. Nigeria is fast becoming a 'huge Af ...

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NNPC Announces New Measures to Ensure Robust Products Supply

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has in stock, a robust inland supply of over 1.2 billion litres of petrol sufficient for more than 34 days forward consumption. The Corporation’s product supply outlook for March to May, 2017, shows that steps have been taken to ensure adequate supply of diesel and aviation fuel. For Automotive Gas Oil and Aviation Turbine Kerosene, NNPC will continue to import to ...

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President Buhari Had A Full Working Week, Says Garba Shehu

In the first week of his return, President Buhari walked his talk on his intense desire to pay back to Nigerians by way keeping their trust and serving their interests. "His reply to the people for their support and trust is to work much harder for them. The President didn't have a day off or even a light week at all throughout his week of resumption," his spokesman Garba Shehu said in an interview with Pyr ...

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Economy: CBN, Fiscal Authorities Meet in Abuja

Desirous of monetary and fiscal collaboration in order to pull the Nigerian economy of the current crunch, economic management leaders from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Ministries of Finance, Budget and National Planning as well as Trade and Investment, over the weekend, gathered in Abuja to harmonise their policy perspectives. Speaking at the opening of the two-day Monetary Policy Committee (M ...

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Recession: Nigeria Making Progress With Agriculture, Says Presidency

Efforts to get the nation out of state of misery brought about by economic recession are yielding much results in the area of Agriculture, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu told the Pyramid Radio in Kano. According to Malam Garba,"Because the elite don't care for ordinary people they are saying that government is doing nothing but we are doing a lot for ordinary people. They do ...

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SARS fires gun to scare Journalists, as Police detain Peace Corps Boss in Abuja

By Yemi Itodo The Nigeria Police, on Sunday, detained the National Commandant of Peace Corps of Nigeria, Amb. (Dr.) Dickson Akoh. Akoh, who had just arrived Abuja from where he has been receiving traditional treatment for ulcer and pile, decided to turn himself in, at the FCT Command of the Nigeria police, after been told that the police were looking for him. A source at the Commandant headquarters disclose ...

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Saraki Canvasses Actualization Of Nigeria-Morocco Bilateral Agreements

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the National Assembly would give priority to legislations that will provide legal framework for the actualization of the bilateral agreements between Nigeria and Morocco. A statement by Saraki's Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Mohammed Isa, said Saraki gave the assurance at separate meetings he had with President of Moroccan House of Councilor ...

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AEDC Engages With Protesting Customers In Kogi, Pledges Improved Power Supply

The Management of Abuja Electricity Distribution (AEDC) Plc has engaged with some protesting youths in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, and pledged improved power supply in the area. The engagement followed a planned protest by some youths who are agitating for improved power supply in the city. Six top officials of the AEDC from the headquarters in Abuja met with the youths at the Palace of the Paramount Ru ...

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Nigeria Will Review Cases Of Whistle-Blowers Who Suffered Backlash- Lai

The Federal Government will protect and reward whistle-blowers who provide information that leads to the recovery of stolen funds or assets, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has reiterated. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday, the Minister said the Federal Government will protect the identity of all whistle-blowers, whether in the public or the private sector, and also ensu ...

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