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‘NDA screening test holds June 8’

Following the earlier postponement of the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA) screening test for 71 Regular Course, the Academy has fixed Saturday, June 8, 2019, as the new date for the exercise. The Academy Public Relations Officer, Major Abubakar Abdullahi, in a statement on Thursday said, the screening test will hold simultaneously across different centres nationwide. […]

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Another 195 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 195 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office, NEMA, who confirmed the development to journalists on Thursday in Ikeja, said this was the largest batch of voluntary returnees since the exercise began in April 2017. Mr Muhammed said the Nigerians arrived […]

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Aviation unions to disrupt flight activities, declare indefinite strike today

The Aviation union, made up of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) and the National Association of Air Transport Pilots and Employees (NAAPE), have declared an indefinite strike taking effect from Tomorrow (Wednesday) the 22 of May, […]

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INEC Voids Sowore’s suspension as AAC chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has voided the suspension of Omoyele Sowore as the chairman of the African Action Congress (AAC). The electoral umpire said in a May 14 letter that those who suspended Mr Sowore from office did so without regard to the party’s constitution or other governing documents. It, therefore, concluded that […]

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Herbalist impersonates Buhari’s aide, NNPC spokesperson to dupe South Korean

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Office, has arrested a 31-year-old Islamic scholar/herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka, for impersonating the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, and the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, among other prominent citizens. The suspect, with others who […]