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Ethiopia Combatants Sign Deal to Start Implementing Truce

NAIROBI — The Ethiopian government and Tigray forces on Saturday signed an agreement laying out the roadmap for implementation of a peace deal that both sides reached in South Africa this month. Representatives from the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) have been meeting in Nairobi since Monday to reach agreement on […]

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Nigeria’s Buhari Calls for More Western Commitment on Climate Action

ABUJA, NIGERIA — As world leaders meet in Egypt for a two-week climate change summit, COP27, African leaders have been emphasizing the need for their western counterparts to increase their commitment to addressing climate change’s impact on Africa. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is the latest African leader to weigh in on the issue, saying African […]

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Edo Govt. Presents N24.5M Pension Benefit to Families of Deceased Employees

The Edo State Government has yet again presented cheques amounting to twenty four million, five hundred and seventy-three thousand, two hundred and five naira, eight kobo (N24,573,205.8) to five families of deceased employees under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS). The event which took place on Friday, November 4, 2022, at the Office of the Head of […]

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Edo senatorial candidate promises to revamp education, eliminate ASUU strike via legislation

Mr Anslem Eragbe, the Edo North Senatorial District candidate for Labour Party, has promised to revamp Nigeria’s educational sector and eliminate industrial action through legislation if elected in 2023. Eragbe, at the Edo North Senatorial District Candidate meeting in Abuja, said he is a product of free and quality education offered by the government then […]

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Army Resource Centre tasks officers on mentoring, pressure management

The Director General, Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC), retired Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab, has urged senior military officers and staff of other agencies to pay attention to mentoring their various organisations. Wahab, who was represented by the Senior Research Fellow in NARC, Maj.-Gen. Kabiru Mukhtar, made the call at the graduation of Participants of Critical Thinking […]

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Gov. Bello inaugurates distribution of free textbooks to students

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has inaugurated the distribution of 11, 000 free textbooks to all Senior Secondary Secondary (SSS 2) students in public schools across the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the free Chemistry and Physics textbooks, was sponsored and donated by Alh. Ahmed Ododo, the Kogi Auditor-General for Local […]

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Army Launches Standard Tactics To Tackle Terrorism In Nigeria

The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Farouk Yahaya, says the Nigerian army has introduced high-breed operational tactics in dealing with terrorism and other forms of crime in the country. The Chief of Army Staff stated this during a median military exercise code named; “Mugun Bugu” (Deadly strike) at the Nigerian Army Training Center Kontagora, in […]

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PDP Clarifies Rumour On Hasty Primary Reschedule In Kaduna

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State says the repeat of its primaries for the Kaduna central senatorial seat followed due process and all contestants were carried along in consideration with prevailing court verdict and the party constitution. The State Chairman of the party, Mr. Hassan Hyet said the clarification became necessary to dispel […]

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Anambra State Calls For Preservation Of Cultural Artifacts

The Anambra State Commissioner for Culture, Entertainment and Tourism, Comrade Don Onyenji has called for the preservation of Igbo Cultural Artifacts to protect them from going into extinction. The Commissioner made this call in Awka, the Anambra State capital. The Commissioner while highlighting the importance of Igbo Cultural Artifacts, noted that it would help to […]

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Bauchi Governor Approves N500m To Settle Gratuities

The Bauchi State government, North East Nigeria, has announced the approval of N500 million by Governor Bala Mohammed for the payment of gratuities with immediate effect. The State Head of Civil service, Alhaji Yahuza Adamu announced this while briefing journalists on the outcome of an extraordinary meeting of the State Executive Council (SEC) presided over […]