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Federal Government reaffirms commitment to full enforcement of nine-year free education in Nigeria.

Federal Government reaffirms commitment to full enforcement of nine-year free education in Nigeria.

Vice-President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Federal Government to full enforcement of the nine-year free and compulsory basic education in Nigeria.He said that it is now a criminal offence for parents to deny their children access to education as stipulated in the Universal Basic Education-UBE Act.Osinbajo who spoke in Abuja while...

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House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

The House of Representatives has begun investigation of the alleged arbitrary disengagement of youths engaged by the Federal Government through the N-Power scheme under the National Social Intervention Programme. The move followed the unanimous adoption of the motion moved by a member, Taiwo Oluga, titled ‘Urgent need to investigate the arbitrariness and possible corruption in...

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo harps on need for national unity.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for building of bridges across religions and ethnic nationalities in order to ensure a better society. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (photo credit…the whistler.ng) Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said the vice president made the call during a visit of a delegation from US-based Bridgeway Community...

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Senate President Ahmed Lawan convenes expanded security meeting over insecurity in Abuja.

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has held an expanded meeting over the security challenges in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Unlike the previous meetings, the meeting was attended by the Minister of Communications, Isa Ali Ibrahim and the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency NIA, Ahmed Rufai Abubakar along other top officials directly involved in...

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=  Federal Government secures 3 billion dollars loan from World Bank, = Edward Onoja sworn in as new Kogi State Deputy Governor, = Assemblies of God Nigeria, Ibagwa declares support for South South Zone One council, On the Foreign Scene, = Bolivian President Evo Morales set to face a run-off vote for fourth consecutive term,...

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FG dismiss report of Nigeria’s Embassy attack in Cotonou.

FG dismiss report of Nigeria’s Embassy attack in Cotonou.

The federal government has dismissed reports that the Embassy of Nigeria in Cotonou, Benin Republic, was attacked. The spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, in a statement said the video circulating on the social media purportedly showing an attack on a Nigerian embassy was an old video. The ministry therefore called on...

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Nigeria Labour Congress begins indefinite strike on January 8

The Nigeria Labour Congress – NLC has set January 8 as date for commencement of an indefinite nationwide strike following the inability of the Federal Government to urgently transmit the bill on the new national minimum wage to the National Assembly. NLC President Comrade Ayuba Wabba said the strike would be inevitable if nothing happened...