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22 Jan 2015
FOLLOWING the current monetary reforms being implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Governor Godwin Emefiele, a Lagos-based auto dealer and entrepreneur, Adejare Adegbenro has commended the apex bank efforts, describing the exercise as, “having human face.”   Adegbenro, who is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO), of Balmoral International Limited, said in Lagos…
22 Jan 2015
THE controversy surrounding the academic qualification of the All Progressives' Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, recorded a twist Thursday as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleged that the ceritificate released by Buhari's school was forged. Director of Media for the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode, who addressed a press conference on the matter in…
22 Jan 2015
THE Federal Government  has said that Nigerian troops on peace keeping mission abroad may be recalled back to the country to enhance the operational capabilities of the Nigerian Army in the fight against Boko Haram. The Co=ordinator, National Information Centre (NIC), Mr. Mike Omeri, disclosed this Thursday in Abuja at a routine security briefing. According…
22 Jan 2015
FORMER Corps Commander of the Nigerian Army Education Corps, Rtd. Maj.-Gen. John Gbor, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to expedite action in establishing a robust National Reserve Force. Gbor made the appeal at the closing of a two-day interactive session of the Presidential Defence Policy Review Committee with security agencies in Lagos State. In…
22 Jan 2015
THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Thursday advised candidates intending to register for the 2015 Computer Based Test (CBT) to do so immediately. JAMB said the advice became necessary because the website of the board would be closed on January 30. A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of JAMB, Mr Fabian…
22 Jan 2015
THE Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa said two mysterious fire outbreaks had destroyed six students’ hostels at the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Kazaure. The Commandant of the NSCDC in the state, Mr Muhammad Gidado, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Thursday that the inferno had razed…
22 Jan 2015
DR BILALI Camara, UNAIDS Country Director, said on Thursday that four companies will commence production of anti-retroviral drugs in Nigeria. Camara, who is also the UNAIDS Focal Point for ECOWAS, disclosed in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said the local production of anti-retroviral drugs would enable people access…
22 Jan 2015
THIRTY-TWO ships are expected to arrive at the Lagos ports with various products, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday. The NPA made the disclosure in its daily publication, the 'Shipping Position,' in Lagos. It said that the ships would be expected from Jan. 22 to Feb. 7. According to the NPA, 15 of…
22 Jan 2015
MALAM Abdullahi Muhammad, the World Health Organisation (WHO) representative in Malammadori, Jigawa, has called for greater involvement of livestock farmers in polio immunisation exercise. Muhammad made the call at the polio task force committee meeting in Malammadori. He also urged the local council to provide adequate logistics and allowances to immunisation personnel to facilitate smooth…
22 Jan 2015
THE Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police Force on Thursday assured the residents of the state of a violence-free elections in February. The command's Public Relations Officer, DSP Kenneth Nwosu, made the assertion when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Nwosu said the police were prepared for the elections,…
22 Jan 2015
THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has sealed 10 filling stations for failing to sell petrol at the new pump price of N87. This is contained in a statement by the command spokesman, Mr Kayode Balogun, on Thursday in Akure. Balogun said that the enforcement team was led…
22 Jan 2015
AS more Nigerians condemn the execution of two Nigerian in Indonesia for drug offences, some lawyers and human rights activists on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction with it, saying it called for concern. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls the Nigerians were on Jan. 17, executed in Indonesia, over alleged drug trafficking, while 12 more are…

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