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Zainab, Abubakar return from Saudi Arabia after four months in detention

Two Nigerians, Miss Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar, who were implicated for alleged drug trafficking but freed by Saudi Arabian authorities, returned home. The duo arrived at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport aboard the same flight at 10 am, two weeks after regaining freedom after diplomatic intervention by the Federal Government. Miss Aliyu, a final-year

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JAMB remits N5bn to Federal Government after 2019 UTME

Agency reports The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it remitted  N5bn to the Federal Government  after the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. JAMB  revealed this on Monday  in its  weekly bulletin by  its  Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin. Benjamin  later  told NAN  that the Federal Government returned  N2bn to the

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NAFDAC warns against consumption of FanYogo Gin, Ginger drink

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not registered FanYogo Gin and Ginger drink in Nigeria. Its Director-General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, made the clarification on Thursday in Abuja. Adeyeye said that the drink, which contained 12.5 per cent alcohol, and being circulated in the social media, was not

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NNPC begins shortlisting of applicants

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday closed its portal for ongoing recruitment exercise and began shortlisting of applicants. The Corporation’s spokesman, Mr. Ndu Ugahmadu, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the portal was opened on March 13. The statement reads, “NNPC is an equal opportunity employers in the Oil and

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Mrs Buhari Commends Elumelu Foundation as Entrepreneurs Receive $15.25m Startup Funds

The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) for its contribution to the growth of entrepreneurship through the provision of training, mentorship and funding to small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in the country and across Africa. This came as the foundation announced a total of

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Voters flee as thugs disrupt election in Benue, smash ballot box

Suspected political thugs have disrupted the rerun election at Jato-Aka ,Tse Akough PU 012, Yaav ward, Kwande Local Government of Benue State. A young man identified as Mr. Iorver Yough, believed to be working for the All Progressives Congress, APC, reportedly led APC thugs with Sekav Aule (Tor Geri Jato-aka) to destroy election materials. Yough

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