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FEC Approves New Retirement Age For Teachers

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved a bill extending the retirement age for teachers in Nigeria from 60 years to 65 years. FEC presided by President Muhammadu Buhari, approved the bill; Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021 and sent to the National Assembly for its consideration and approval. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, made this known to ...

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Gunmen In Hilux Vehicles Given To ‘Repentant’ Bandits In Zamfara Killed Senior Military Officer – Source

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed a senior army officer, Major J.F. London, in Zamfara State. A military source confirmed to SaharaReporters that London was killed during an ambush set up for Nigerian soldiers at Janbako town in the Maradun Local Government Area of the state on Sunday. Late Army officer, JF London The source said the attackers came ...

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NPHCDA: Nigeria Has Enough Storage Capacity For COVID-19 Vaccines

The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib has said that the federal government has developed a comprehensive vaccine deployment plan with adequate storage capacity to the keep covid-19 vaccines. Shuaib who stated this at the yesterday’s briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja said reports of lack of storage capacity ...

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Device Fresh Approach To Security, We Are Under Siege – Northern Elders To Buhari

Northern elders have appealed to President Muhamadu Buhari to device a new approach to restore peace in the region considering that the current security situation in the area has grounded educational, economic and sociopolitical activities. The elders who reiterated their call for an urgent sack of service chiefs and a total restructuring of the nation’s security architecture alleged that the ...

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Gunmen Kidnap Travelers In Osun State

Unknown gunmen on Sunday evening kidnapped some travelers at Omo-Ijesa, in Oriade Local Government Area of Osun State. Gunmen have abducted as yet unknown number of travelers along Omoh/Erin-Ijesha road in Ori-Ade Local Government Area of Osun State. It was gathered that the gunmen accosted the travelers from the bush along Ilesa-Akure expressway. It was not clear as of the time ...

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Sokoto Cleric To Kukah: Challenge Nigerian Government And We Will Crucify You

ASokoto-based Islamic cleric, Abubakar Malami, has warned the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, to desist from challenging the Nigerian government or risk being crucified. This development comes amidst the severe criticisms surrounding the bishop’s Christmas message and subsequent statements he has made. Malami during a sermon, said if Kukah continues challenging the government, the bishop will ...

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Nigeria’s Inflation Hits 32-month Peak Of 15.75% On Spiraling Food Prices

Nigeria’s inflation rose to 15.75 per cent in December, its highest level in 32 months, Abuja-based National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, as President Muhammadu Buhari’s order reopening the country’s borders to trade failed to arrest the relentless climb in the cost of living. Inflation had touched 14.89 per cent in November, with the 0.86 per cent month-on-month increase last month ...

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Breaking News: NAFDAC Raises Alarm Over Fake COVID-19 Vaccine In Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday stated that it has not approved any COVID-19 vaccine. It warned fake vaccines have started circulating in the country, urging the public not to purchase such drugs as they can cause COVID-19-like illnesses and can lead to death. It also urged government establishments, agencies and big corporations ...

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Nigeria Records Worst Day In COVID-19 Management With 23 Deaths

Nigeria on Thursday recorded its worst day thus far in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 23 deaths and 1,479 new cases reported by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The 23 fatalities, the highest daily death toll since the start of the pandemic, have raised the number of deaths to 1,405 in total. With the recent surge ...

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Nigerian Authorities Seize First Bank’s Assets Over Shell’s N183bn Debt

Nigerian authorities have moved to sequester the assets of the country’s premier lender FirstBank of Nigeria Limited in an effort to recover the damages oil major Royal Dutch Shell owed the Ejama Ebubu community of Rivers State in a legal contest spanning many decades, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Police operatives and court officials arrived the bank’s main branch in Port Harcourt ...

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