Monthly Archives: March 2017

Unions kick as Gov. Dickson introduces education levy for civil servants

The labour unions in Bayelsa, on Friday, opposed the Higher Education Students’ Loan and Education Development Trust Fund Law, which is meant to collect education levy from civil servants. The law was signed to take effect on Wednesday by Gov. … Continue reading

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Edo registers 70,000 unemployed persons

At least 70,000 unemployed persons have been registered by the Edo State Government in the ongoing Edo jobs initiative. The registration is being done across the 18 local government areas of the state and other critical areas for people to … Continue reading

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Boko Haram: Military desperately searching for Shekau – Spokesman

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has declared that it is “desperately” searching for the real elusive leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau. Speaking through its Director of Information, Major General John Enenche, at a media forum, in Abuja on Thursday, the … Continue reading

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Ndume deserves heavier punishment – Prof. Okolie

A Professor at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Aloysius Okolie has applauded the Nigerian Senate for slamming a six-month suspension on Senator Ali Ndume for bringing the upper house into disrepute. Prof. Okolie, of the Department of Political Science, was … Continue reading

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WHO launches global initiative to stem medication-related errors in 5 years

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a global initiative to reduce severe, avoidable medication-associated harm in all countries by 50% over the next 5 years. The objective of the initiative is to address the weaknesses in health systems that … Continue reading

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We will restructure Bank Of Agriculture to diversify economy – BOA Boss

The newly appointed interim Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Agriculture, Dr. Kabir Mohammed Adamu, said his mission is in line with that of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration of focusing on agriculture as a way of diversifying … Continue reading

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Fuel scarcity looms as Shell shuts down Nembe pipeline, 232,000 barrels trapped

Nigeria stands to experience a shortfall in its oil exports earning as Shell Plc said it had shut down the Nembe Creek Trunk Line, which exports Bonny Light crude oil.The company said it shut the trunk line to remove theft … Continue reading

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