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NYSC should not be scrapped – Crawford VC

Prof. Olurotimi Ajayi, the Vice-Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, on Wednesday said that the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme should not be scrapped. Ajayi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the NYSC scheme was a national heritage and a symbol of Nigeria’s unity. He spoke against the backdrop of […]

BREAKING: Court dismisses Buhari’s suit against AIT

Justice John Tsoho of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday struck out a defamation suit filed last year by President Muhammadu Buhari against DAAR Communications, owner of the African Independent Television, Punch reports. Details soon…

Ogun LCDAs to commence full operations next week

The Ogun Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Jide Ojuko, said on Wednesday that the 37 newly-created Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) across the state would commence full operations next week. Ojuko disclosed this while defending the 2017 budget proposals of his ministry before the Ogun House of Assembly Committee on Finance and […]

Breaking: Nigeria Police releases names of new recruits

Names of successful applicants into the Nigeria Police Force in the just concluded recruitment exercise have been released by the Police Service Commission (PSC). The commission in a statement signed by its spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, said the recruitment was based on merit, federal character and geographical spread. The commission advised applicants to check their names […]

Customs intercepts container of Jollof Rice, Yam Porridge, Egusi from India

The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a 20ft container of “READY TO EAT FOODS’’ like Egusi Soup, Jollof Rice, Ogbono, Yam Porridge imported from India. The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Bashar Yusuf, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos by the Public Relations […]

FG bans importation of vehicles through land borders from 2017

The Federal Government has banned the importation of vehicles into the country through land borders. In a statement on Monday in Abuja, Mr Wale Adeniyi, the Nigeria Customs Service Public Relations Officer, stated that “the prohibition order covers all new and used vehicles”. Adeniyi also said the ban was sequel to a presidential directive restricting […]

Jimmy Carter got me my Green Card, I never applied for it-Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Monday disclosed that he never applied for an American Green Card and that it was former United States President, Jimmy Carter who got it for him. Soyinka, at a press conference at the Freedom Park, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria also took a swipe at Nigerians who criticised him and wanted […]



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