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Mixed reactions trail the merging of religious studies as CAN fumes

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Nigerians have continued to react to the removal of Christian religious Knowledge (C.R.K.) from the school curriculum by the NERDC. The agency had merged CRK with Ethics and social studies, a move which has prompted reactions from the Christian Association of Nigeria. CAN has condemned the move as a plot to Islamize the country. Sources from the Ministry of Education ...

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Nigeria is too big to run – Ekweremadu

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The Deputy Senate president noted that the present structure of the country has made it difficult to administer and calls for the reduction in size. Ekweremadu stated this while speaking with newsmen on Monday. He further said, ” We believe that the Federal Government as presently constituted is too big and we need to adjust it. “In a situation where ...

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Northern group writes Acting President to let Igbos go

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NORTHERN YOUTH COALITION WRITES OSIBANJO FORMALLY, DEMANDS THAT THE IGBOs BE ALLOWED TO HAVE BIAFRA NOW. June, 19th 2017 His Excellency, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Acting President, The Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aso Rock Presidential Villa Abuja OPEN LETTER Your Excellency, APPRECIATION On behalf of this coalition and all the peace-loving people of Northern Nigeria, we begin this letter by commending your efforts towards ...

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How Evans treated me in his custody – A victim narrates the story of savagery

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I TRIED TO ESCAPE: How Evans Kidnapped Me, Fed Me With Indomie For 42 Days, He is Extremely Wicked, Collected 1.2 million Dollars, I saw hell. – Chief Jame Uduji Of Achina Narrates. The day of the kidnap On September, 2015, as I was coming back from my factory in Agbara to my home in Festac, arriving Seventh Avenue, I ...

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FG signs MOU with Dangote for the reconstruction of Apapa Wharf road.

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Minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fasola has signed a memorandum of understanding (mou) with AG Dangote Construction Company Ltd, Flour Mills of Nigeria and NPA for the reconstruction of Apapa Wharf road Lagos. While speaking on Saturday in Lagos at the signing, Fasola stated that it was difficult to move cargo due to the gridlock caused by the ...

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HAVE MERCY ON US, EVANS WIFE, UCHENNA BEGS NIGERIANS

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I didn’t know he was into crime He took part in our daily prayers and always prayed Psalm 23 His wealth should be sold off and given to his victims I didn’t know he was this rich, the highest he gave to me was N200,000 Please, forgive him for the sake of myself and the children The 31 year old ...

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290000 applicants signed up for N-Power in 3 Days- FG

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Over 290,000 applicants have signed up for N-Power job on its portal on Friday, just three days after the portal was opened, according to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on job creation, Afolabi Imoukhuede. He announced this during an interactive session with the first batch of the scheme’s beneficiaries in Edo at the Urhokpota Hall, Benin City. Afolabi ...

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Mad man caught with baby diapers for ritual purposes

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A supposedly mentally deranged man in Asaba, Delta State was on Thursday nabbed by members of the public when he was caught scavenging for baby diapers inside incinerators and waste baskets. He was thought to be deranged and always looking for food in his tattered, dirty looks and dreadlocks until he ran out of luck when people saw him with ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Full List of 72 CBT centres blacklisted by JAMB, and their offences

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday announced the blacklisting of 72 of the 600 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres used for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) across the country. JAMB’s registrar, Is-haq Oloyede,  said the blacklisting of some of the centres was due to their alleged involvement in extortion and “organised examination malpractice” during the ...

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El Zakzaky is still in custody because we can’t get him a house -Lai Muhammed.

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The Minister dropped the hint in Abuja on Friday while speaking to newsmen. According to him, Ibrahim El zakzaky and some members of his family and Shiite members are in protective custody with the DSS. “I think there’s a deliberate misunderstanding on the issue, number one, if a judgment is given and that judgment is appealed, you cannot accuse the ...

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Osinbajo calls for peace as he meets with South East Leaders.

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Let me first say how deeply grateful I am that you have responded so well and so quickly at very very short notice to this invitation. Yesterday I kicked off a series of consultations and engagements with Leaders of Thought from the Northern States of Nigeria. It was a very useful meeting and today’s meeting is the second in the ...

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 Shocking details about Abiola’s death as revealed by AL Mustapha

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At an interactive session with reporters, Al-Mustapha alleged that some leaders received bribe from the killers of Abiola. He claimed to have captured those who collected the bribe on tape and submitted a copy of the video to Justice Mojisola Dada of the Lagos High Court. AL Mustapha noted that Ayo Opadokun, renowned political activist, forced him to speak out ...

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Albinism Awareness Day

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I’m not white I’m not black, stuck between my African root and my physical semblance with Europeans, I have been made to feel like my “oyinbo” identity was fake, that I was painted with white emulsion mixed with glue. Rubbish! I’m Albino and I’m proud to be. Tell the witch doctors of Malawi who are desperately hunting me  like a ...

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 THE HOPE THAT NEVER WAS? SHOUT OUT TO NIGERIA’S BLOCKING ‘4’

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Its twenty four years already when Nigerians regardless of their ethnicity, religion or socioeconomic status trooped out enmasse to vote for the candidate of their choice. Not even the chauvinistic elites could deter Nigerians, as we all left all to pursue all. For the first time, we   possess a common bond in the pursuit of a common destiny. Moshood Kasimaawo ...

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28% failure recorded as Nigeria Law School releases result

The final examination results for students of the Nigeria Law School conducted between April 22 to 28 has been released. The Director-General, Nigerian Law School, Mr Olanrewaju Onadeko, (SAN), made this known in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. He said that 2,125 students sat for the examinations while 1,393 were successful. According to him, candidates with conditional Pass are ...

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Nigerian-Born British Chinyelu “Chi” Onwurah wins in UK elections.

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British-Born Nigerian, Chinyelu Chi Onwurah has won the first seat of the night at Newcastle Central. Newcastle has become the first general election constituency to declare in a landslide victory. The Labour candidate defeated other candidates where Houghton and Sunderland South, were beaten by Newcastle to declare election results since early 90s. Newcastle Central declared at 11pm, just an hour ...

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Igbo Quit Notice; Signatories yet to be arrested

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Despite the order given by Governor Nasir El Rufai that individuals who signed a communique issued by a coalition of northern youths in Kaduna ordering all Igbos in the north to leave before October 1, it was gathered that the Nigerian Police is yet to carry out any arrest. Signatories to the statement are Nastura Sharif (Arewa Citizens Action for ...

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How $115m was shared by Diezani, Witness

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Witness to the EFCC revealed before the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, that the Resident Assistant Inspector-General of Police in Kwara State received a sum of N1m cash from the former minister of Petroleum resources to compromise the 2015 general elections. The Commission also gave out names of beneficiaries of alleged bribe paid by Mrs. Diezani Allison Madueke ...

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