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Lawmaker urges states to pay workers’ outstanding salaries

Mr Chukwudi Onyereri

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr Chukwudi Onyereri, has urged state governments still workers’ salaries to pay them and ease their hardship. Onyereri made the appeal on Wednesday in Abuja at the 16th National Conference of the Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria (IPAN). He said that the states had no justification for […]

INEC faults Alegeh on inconclusive elections

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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has described the remarks of outgoing President of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Augustine Alegeh, on inconclusive elections as “misplaced and undeserved”. This is contained in a statement signed by the Acting Secretary to INEC, Mr Musa Adamu, issued on Wednesday in Abuja. The commission said that its attention had […]

Association set to clampdown on underage bus conductors

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The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN) on Wednesday said it had concluded plans to curb the prevalence of underage bus conductors in the country. Mr Israel Adeshola, BCAN’s National President, in Lagos, said that the exercise was part of efforts by the association to professionalize bus conducting. According to him, more than three million […]

Police recruitment: Okiro okays conduct of aptitude tests

Mr Mike Okiro,  Chairman, Police Service Commission.

The Chairman, Police Service Commission (PSC), Mr. Mike Okiro on Wednesday said the aptitude test for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force across the country had been successful. He said this in a statement issued by Mr. Ikechukwu Ani, the Head, Press and Public Relations of the Commission in Abuja. Okiro, who is also the […]

Sen. Sani condemns kidnap of Kaduna state lawmaker

Sen. Shehu Sani

Sen. Shehu Sani, chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign and Domestic debts, has condemned the abduction of Mr Ibrahim Ismail a lawmaker in Kaduna State House of Assembly. In a statement he issued to senate correspondents on Wednesday in Abuja, Sani noted that the rising cases of kidnapping, particularly in the North had become a serious […]

Dabiri urges Nigerians in Diaspora to improve Nigerian economy

Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora, on Wednesday, advised Nigerians in foreign lands to help to improve the economy. Dabiri-Erewa said this at the International Symposium on Oladudah Equiano held at the conference hall of the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Topo, Badagry. The […]

Frenchman stabs British woman to death in Australia

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A 29-year-old Frenchman shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) as he stabbed a British woman to death and wounded two people at a backpackers’ hotel in Australia, police said on Wednesday. The police said that the man was in Australia on a valid tourist visa. The officials said that he had no known links to […]

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