• Katsina schoolboys: Ezekwesili seeks abducted Chibok, Dapchi girls’ release

    Katsina schoolboys: Ezekwesili seeks abducted Chibok, Dapchi girls’ release0

      A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has renewed her demand for the release of schoolgirls kidnapped in Chibok and Dapchi after 344 abducted Katsina schoolboys were freed on Thursday. The PUNCH reports that hundreds of schoolgirls were kidnapped in Chibok and Dapchi in 2014 and 2018 respectively. Though the terrorists later returned more

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  • Banks sack 7,957 in 9 months

    Banks sack 7,957 in 9 months0

      • Human capital crisis looms • 42% of contract staff make payroll • Operators grappling with skill inadequacy • Planned competence test not triggered by noticeable gap – CBN • From our record, only one bank retrenched, says NUBIFIE The perennial human capital crisis in the banking sector got worse in the past few

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  • Despair as hoodlums sack security meeting in Kaduna0

    President Muhammadu Buhari (left) and Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari during the governor’s visit to brief the President on the Kankara school abductions, at the President’s House in Daura, Katsina State…yesterday. • Attackers injure participants, cart away valuables • Masari briefs President on Kankara abduction • Sultan queries FG’s political will • Northern elders

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  • EFCC arrests fake Lagos doctor for fraud

    EFCC arrests fake Lagos doctor for fraud0

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested one Williams Ogwezi, also known as Dr Williams, for parading himself as an official of the commission to defraud his unsuspecting victims. He was said to have also forged EFCC identity cards and those of other law enforcement agencies. The Head of

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  • NPC- Nigeria’s population now over 206 million

    NPC- Nigeria’s population now over 206 million0

      The National Population Commission says Nigeria’s population is now estimated at 206 million. This comes exactly two years after the NPC estimated the country’s population at 198 million. The Chairman of the NPC, Nasir Kwarra, said this at a press conference on the commencement of the next Enumeration Area Demarcation in Abuja on Tuesday.

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  • Infrastructure deficit responsible for high cost of doing business in ports, says Bello

    Infrastructure deficit responsible for high cost of doing business in ports, says Bello0

    President, Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh (left) and Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Barr. Hassan Bello and Dean, Faculty Of Environmental Management, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Prof. Bamidele Badejo during the National Transport Summit in Abuja. NSC to introduce four cardinal solutions to ease port operations by 2021

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