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Senate Asks FG To Stop Receiving Prisoners From UK

Senate yesterday asked the federal government to stop receiving prisoners under the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (TSP) from the United Kingdom with a view to regularising the agreement between the government of Nigeria and United Kingdom on the issue. Consequently, Senate summoned the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN)

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N13bn: NSA, NIA still clash over recovered cash as Asinbajo Panel sumbmits report this week

As the Presidential Panel investigating the Suspended Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) is preparing to submit its report this week, there are conflicting reports from government officials over the seized N13bn Cash recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Osborne Apartment in Ikoyi Lagos. The

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NGOs Commend NITDA DG On Anti-Corruption Posture, Efforts To Reverse Capital Flight

A mother non-governmental organization of several frontline civil society groups championing the cause for transparency, accountability and due process, the Transparency Advocacy Initiative, has given the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and its Director General, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami a confidence vote on anti-corruption stance. The probity and accountability

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Gov. Ishaku explains how Taraba can meet Nigeria’s annual rice demand

By CHRIS EKEKE Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku yesterday said that the state has the potential to produce 10million  tonnes of rice, the annual demand of rice in the country, with adequate financing and availability of modern equipment. Ishaku said this in Ardo-kola at a stakeholders’ meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party,

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Reps Decry Hike In DSTV Subscription Rates

By CHRIS EKEKE The House of Representatives has mandated its committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values, to interface with the Nigeria Communications Commission, the Consumer Protection Council and the Multichoice Satellite Television company, DSTV to address the exorbitant charges as well as the refusal to adopt ‘pay as you go’ package

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Galaxy Backbone Gets ISO 20000 Certification To Boost ICT Service Delivery

By Nkechi Isaac, Abuja The leading public sector ICT infrastructure and services provider, Galaxy Backbone Ltd, has secured certification to ISO/IEC 20000 standard to enhance its IT service delivery. The ISO 20000 is an international standard which helps organizations demonstrate excellence, and prove best practice in IT Service Management.  The standard ensures

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Old Students Drafted To Help The Lagos State Meet Its Target To Open 300 ICT Centres In Schools For The CLP By April

Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Education, Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh, met with leaders of alumni associations of public and private schools last Friday at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Oniru in Lagos, to intimate them of plans to groom one million pupils and youths on program by 2019. He

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