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FG Considers Upward Review Of Retirement Age

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria is considering an upward review of the retirement age of its civil servants from sixty to sixty-five This was made public in Abuja by the Labour and employment minister Chris Ngige at a send off ceremony for the retiring permanent secretary of the ministry, Clement Illoh The minister said Illoh who...

Tyson Fury Announces Retirement From Boxing

3 weeks ago /
Sports  

Britain’s former world heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, appears to have hung up his gloves again in a post on Instagram on Wednesday. “Been very blessed in my life & career achieve the upmost in boxing, was a [sic] epic journey along the way. Thanks to all the fans that supported &...

Reps To Probe Alleged Diversion Of Contract Funds By Finance Ministry

1 month ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has announced its readiness to reopen the hearing on the allegation of diversion of contract funds and non-remittance of taxes to Federation Account by Federal Ministry of Finance. Chairman of the committee, Kingsley Chinda, who stated this yesterday in an interview, said the...

Frank Lampard Holds Talks Over Oxford Manager’s Job

1 month ago /

Frank Lampard has spoken to Oxford about their vacant manager’s position, according to Sky Sports. Lampard is just one of a number of candidates along with Pep Clotet, who was Garry Monk’s assistant at Swansea and Leeds, and more interviews are scheduled. But it is understood the League One club are seriously...

Nigerians Eager To Know Buhari’s Health Condition – Ex-Minister

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Minister of State for Education under president Umaru Yar’Adua, Professor Jerry Agada, has slammed President Mohammadu Buhari and his media aides for shielding the health status of the president from the masses. Prof Agada, one time national president of Association of Nigeria Authors ANA berated the president and his media...

Police Sack Four Officers, Reinstates 14

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of one Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and three Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) over cases of indiscipline. This was made known in a statement signed on Wednesday by the Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani. Also according to the statement, one ASP...

Mayweather, Mcgregor Agree To August Super Fight

2 months ago /
Sports  

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts icon Conor McGregor confirmed plans for a long-awaited showdown on Wednesday, triggering both criticism and anticipation for what is set to be one of the richest fights in history. Mayweather and McGregor -- kingpins of their sports -- will climb into a boxing...

Reps Probe Missing Petroleum Products Worth ₦11 Billion

3 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives, on Thursday mandated its Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) to investigate the disappearance of N11 billion worth of Petroleum products belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. This followed a motion moved by Yusuf Tajudeen. Tajudeen said according to reports, about 84 million litres of petroleum products belonging...

FG To Recover Pension Remitted To Accounts Of 53,000 Ghost Workers – Adeosun

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said her ministry is working with the National Pension Commission to recover the pensions paid into the Retirement Savings Accounts of ghost workers. She said about 53,000 ghost workers had so far been removed from the Federal Government payroll. Adeosun stated, “The Presidential Initiative on...

Yobe Governor Appoints New Head Of Service

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has appointed his Chief of Staff, Saleh Abubakar, as the new Head of Service of the state. A statement from the Secretary to the State Government, Baba Malam-Wali, said the new Head of Service replaces Dauda Yahaya, who is due for retirement on April 10,...

NIGERIA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ORDERS PERMANENT SECRETARY, JEMILA SHU'ARA TO VACATE OFFICE.

4 months ago /
Politics 

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON BASIC EDUCATION SAYS NIGERIAN PRESIDENT BUHARI HAS NO POWER IN THE  NIGERIAN CONSTITUTION UNDER SECTION 171 TO EXTEND TENURE OF A RETIRED PERMANENT SECRETARY. THIS WAS THE POSITION OF THE COMMITTEE WHICH HAVE BEEN INVESTIGATING THE ALLEGED EXTENSION OF SERVICE OFDR. JEMILA SHU'ARA AS PERMANENT...

Walter Onnoghen Sworn-In As Chief Justice Of Nigeria

5 months ago /
Nation 

Justice Walter Onnoghen has been sworn-in as the 17th substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. After taking his oath of office, Onnoghen was also decorated by the Acting President with the national honour of the Grand...

 

INEC Redeploys 23 LG Heads In Rivers State

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, says it has redeployed all 23 Electoral Officers who head Local Government Offices in Rivers State out of the State. National Commissioner of INEC May Agbamuche Mbu disclose this to Newsmen in Abuja, while speaking on the commission's decision after receiving the report of...

Luis Enrique: Barcelona Boss To Step Down At End Of Season

5 months ago /
Sports  

Barcelona boss, Luis Enrique, will step down at the end of the season, saying he needs to "rest". The 46-year-old, in his third season in charge of Barca, was speaking after their 6-1 win over Sporting Gijon. He won the Champions League as part of the treble in his first year and...

Senate Screens, Confirms Justice Walter Onnoghen As CJN

5 months ago /
Judiciary  

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. During the screening process, Federal Lawmakers questioned Justice Onnoghen on issues of the independence of judicial reforms and corruption in the Judiciary. Justice Onnoghen had been in acting capacity since November 10, 2016, following the retirement...

Over One Hundred Plateau Workers In Retirement Dates Mess

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Plateau Government says it will retrieve N76. 8 million from 101 workers that stayed in service beyond their terminal dates. Malam Muhammad Nazif, Commissioner for Information and Communication, made the disclosure on Monday in Jos, at the ministry’s monthly press briefing. “101 persons are to make a combined refund of N76....

Africa Cup Of Nations: Mahrez, Aubameyang To Shine In Gabon

7 months ago /
Sports  

The 31st Africa Cup of Nations, hosted in the oil-rich west African country Gabon, is set to be wide open given the international retirement of many leading African footballers. Without the participation of Ivoirians Yaya Toure and Kolo Toure or Ghanaians Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng, and combined with the surprising...

Resident Doctors Demand Implementation of National Health Act

7 months ago /
Nation 

Resident doctors at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria and National Eye Centre Kaduna are calling for the quick implementation of the National Health Act by the Federal Government, and rehabilitation of dilapidated infrastructure in government’s tertiary hospitals. Addressing a joint press conference, President of the Association of Resident Doctors,...

Governor Ahmed Presents Kwara 2017 Budget

7 months ago /
Politics 

The Kwara state Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has presented a budget estimate of over 135.3 billion Naira before the state House of Assembly for the 2017 fiscal year. Laying the budget tagged: ‘budget of introspection and sustenance’, is an increase of 29 billion Naira of the revised 2016 appropriation law. Out of the...

Terry To Accept England Role As FA Bid To Build Bridges

8 months ago /
Sports  

The FA are looking to make amends with former England captain, John Terry by inviting him to help coach the country's youth teams. Midfield duo Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard have already been asked to join and it has been revealed Terry will be the latest member of England's 'golden generation'...


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