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Minister inaugurates committee on implementation of N75bn youth fund

Mr Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, has inaugurated the  Ministerial Technical Committee on the establishment of the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF). The minister said that the committee would  facilitate the effective operationalisation and implementation of the N75 billion youth fund approved by the  Federal Executive Council He said that President Muhammadu …

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OBASANJO RUBBISHES LATE SENATOR KASHAMU’S CHARACTER

CALLS HIM A FUGITIVE WHO COULDN’T ESCAPE DEATH Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has snubbed the old African dictum of not “saying ill about the dead” as he yesterday, rubbished the character of late Senator Buruji Kashamu. Senator Kashamu died from COVID-19complications at a Lagos hospital on Saturday. In a condolence letter to Dapo Abiodun, governor of Ogun State, Obasanjo said the life of the deceased is a …

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Edo Guber: APC, PDP differ on Buhari’s meeting with Ize-Iyamu

The Edo State PDP campaign council has condemned in strong term, President Muhamadu Buhari’s meeting with the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edi State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, describing it as ill-advised The council in a statement endorsed by Chris Nehikhare, described the meeting as a dent on Buhari’s image as it …

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X-raying benefits of China transport infrastructure development loan to Nigeria

X-raying benefits of China transport infrastructure development loan to Nigeria News analysis by Taiye Elebiyo-Edeni, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Nigerian transportation industry which comprises aviation, land (road and rail) and maritime subsectors has faced challenges of infrastructure deficit since independence and successive administrations have taken steps to address these challenges. Since assuming office on …

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SSANU, NASU threaten strike over unresolved issues with FG

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) said they would proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government immediately the universities reopen. Mr Samson Ugwoke, the Chairman, Joint Action Committee (JAC) of both unions said this while addressing newsmen on the resolutions …

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Military allays fear over alleged Al-Qaeda, ISIS inroad to Nigeria

The Defence Headquarters has allayed fears of Nigerians over  alleged plans by Al-Qaeda and ISIS to make an inroad into Southern Nigeria and penetrate the north-western part of the country. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, while answering questions from newsmen at the updates briefing on military operations across the country on Thursday in …

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