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FILE PHOTO: Thousands of young Nigerians jostled for 11 job positions in UNTH Enugu, South East Nigeria

Nigerian govt withholds stipend of 17 N-Power volunteers — Official

Some of the volunteers logged-in and disappeared without permission.

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UK deploys RAF detachment to train Nigerian Air Force Regiment

The team would wrap up by mid-July.

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Eid el-Fitr: Sultan urges Muslims to look for new moon Saturday

“They should report its sighting to the nearest District of Village Head, for onward communication to the Sultan.”

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Ford Foundation, media group float platform on peace building

The group says conflicts fester when the people and authorities concerned failed to nip them in the bud.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

NCP privatised, reformed 142 public enterprises in 18 years – Osinbajo

A fifth council of the NCP was inaugurated.

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Nigeria targets $8 billion forex earning annually from yam export

Ghana is exporting yams but Nigeria is not, a minister lamented.

Some of the 171 Nigerians who voluntarily returned from Libya before they disembarked form their aircraft on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja. {Photo; NAN]

34 Nigerians deported from Europe arrive Lagos

All the deportees were alleged to have committed immigration-related offences in their host countries.

Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN (middle) and others during a Briefing of the Senate on the Planned Closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja Runway for Repairs at the Senate Chamber on Tuesday, 17th January  2017.

National Assembly ‘blocks’ statutory health funds over fraud scare

The National Health Act stipulates one per cent of government funds go to the health sector.

Jide Omokore

Court rules against businessman Jide Omokore

Mr. Omokore was arraigned alongside Victor Briggs, Abiye Membere, and David Mbanefo.

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Trial of man who allegedly defrauded 70 JAMB candidates stalled

The accused is facing a two-count charge of fraud and impersonation.

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Kidnap gang arrested in possession of phone belonging to Nigerian lawmaker

The three suspects were arrested on June 18.

Shiites protest detention of their leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Nigerian Shiites to hold major rallies Friday

Past processions often led to clashes with security forces.

Members of the #FundLAUTECH project with Former Governor Ladoja

#Fundlautech initiative raises N5.8 million in nine days as Ladoja donates N2 million

The former governor also pledged his pension for six months.

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Corps members take fight against tobacco use to Ogun streets

Secondary school students commended the corps members for the initiative.

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WAEC announces new certificate ‘fee’

The exams board says the usual charge is N3,500.

Wale Aboderin

PUNCH chairman, Aboderin, elected head of African Media Initiative board

The new chairman succeeds Trevor Ncube, the Executive Vice-Chairman of South Africa’s Mail and Guardian.

Olisa Metuh

Court bars Metuh from seeking further adjournments

The former Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson is standing trial on a seven-count charge of money laundering.

Stella Oduah

N255 million bulletproof car scandal: EFCC to grill Stella Oduah

Ms. Oduah, who was elected into Senate even as the scandal raged in 2015, has always maintained her innocence.

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Court grants N5 million bail each to teenagers accused of raping 13-year-old girl

The accused allegedly impregnated the teenage girl.

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LAUTECH Crisis: ASUU faults claims by Oyo, Osun states

The lecturers said a KPMG audit should not stop salary payment.

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Nigeria’s education minister blames media for CRK, IRK controversy

The policy was put in place by the Goodluck Jonathan administration.

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Nigeria, Germany sign 10 million Euros polio aid agreement

“The problem we have in the north-east has exacerbated the situation and made it more difficult to eradicate.”

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Education is key to Finland’s economic success, Official says

“Education is an important factor contributing to economic growth,” the official said.

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Man docked for allegedly raping friend’s teenage sister

“The girl was on her way back from school when the accused called her.”

Cops from Greater Noida have arrived with the victim at Sector 29 police station in Gurgaon.(Abhishek Behl/HT Photo) [Photo Credit: Hindustan Times]

Police arrest fugitive Indian judge who accused peers of corruption

The judge accused Indian Supreme Court judges of corruption.