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House of Reps

Reps want price of JAMB form reduced

A lawmaker laments that JAMB has subtly transited to a profit-making venture.

PIC. 1. CANDIDATES FOR THE NIGERIA POLICE CADET EXAMINATION FILE FOR ACCREDITATION AT OKAKA CENTRE IN YENAGOA, BAYELSA ON MONDDAY (22/8/16). 5896/23/8/2016/AO/ICE/BJO/NAN

Recruitment Test: JAMB, police announce date, instructions for shortlisted applicants

The police also mentioned how candidates yet to be aware of their examination centres can do so.

North Korea President, Kim Jong-Un [Photo credit: News.com.au]

North Korea ‘destroys’ nuclear test sites before journalists

The country says the exercise was ‘a gesture’ towards peace process, but reporters are unsure of what they actually witnessed.

African Development Bank

AfDB hails Nigeria’s campaign on local goods

“Our investments in transport are transforming lives.”

Lolade Siyonbola

Nigerians protest to Yale University over racial bias against Lolade

The Nigerians calls for more direct action to condemn the racist behaviour.

UN chief commends Nigeria’s anti-corruption efforts

Mr Guterres says the country plays a leading role in the fight against corruption in Africa.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

Nigerian leaders must do more to end killings – Osinbajo

The vice president spoke in Nasarawa State.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit: Today.ng]

Kidnapped two-year-old rescued, suspect arrested – Police

A septuagenarian is also being investigated for allegedly raping a teenager.

Recapture of Mubi Town

Presidency reacts to Amnesty International report on soldiers raping Boko Haram victims

Amnesty International said it interviewed dozens of victims as part of its investigation.

EFCC operatives

EFCC to arraign former PDP governorship aspirant

EFCC is seeking to prosecute them for receiving N700 million illegally.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo canvasses support for biotechnology to tackle hunger

This is because more land would need to be cultivated to feed the world’s teeming population, Mr Obasanjo explained.

House of Reps

Xenophobic Attacks: House seeks stiffer action against South Africa

According to a lawmaker, available data shows five Nigerians are killed in South Africa every month.

Google Headquarters [Photo Credit: Android Headlines]

Google launches $2 million empowerment initiative for Nigerians

Across Africa, $20 million would be committed over the next three years.

Chambers of the Nigerian Senate used to illustrate the story.

Insecurity: Senate considers special funding for security agencies

The funding will enable the agencies tackle killings, kidnapping as well as terrorism across the country.

Court

How my father denied me food to have sex with me– Girl

The suspect reportedly used food deprivation to blackmail daughter into giving in to sexual advances.

Mothers and babies [Photo credit: HealthNewsNG]

Children need special care in cold weather – Pediatrician

The doctor says good hygiene and proper nutrition are best defences.

A cross-section of participants during the Service-Wide Sensitization Workshops on 2017-2020 Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan for directorate level officers (GL15-17) in the Federal Ministries and Extra-Ministerial Department, in Abuja on Wednesday (23/5/18). 02716/23/5/2018/Albert Otu/BJO/NAN

Nigeria sets deadline for civil servants to update IPPIS data

Some employees are yet to update their IPPIS records via the online portal.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo reiterates Nigerian govt’s commitment to ending herdsmen killings

The official assured that the crises would be resolved soon.

House of Reps

Reps to investigate Abuja land allocations between 2007 and 2015

Lawmakers want recovery of unpaid fees and punishment of conniving officers.

$8.4m Scam: Bamaiyi in court as Ajudua’s absence stalls trial

The former army chief was allegedly duped by Mr Ajudua while both were in prison.

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Five herbalists docked for allegedly fleecing man of N4.7mn

They are facing a three-count charge of stealing, fraud and obtaining under false pretences.

House of Reps

Reps probe of N8bn NEMA contracts runs into hitches

A company that did not apply was granted a contract to supply grains, the committee learns.

Boko HAram

700 Boko Haram fighters ready to surrender – Nigerian Govt

“It is heartening to note that over a 1000 kidnapped women and children have been rescued.”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a joint hearing of the US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images (Photo Source: racked.com)

Facebook has ‘done a better job’ in recent elections – Zuckerberg

He says the social media platform was too slow to identify Russian interference on Facebook in the U.S. presidential election

The suspect pictured alongside the retrieved Porsche Car Photo-todaynaija blog

Police arrest Nigerian doctor who hacks accounts of celebrities, buys exotic cars

The hacker has the ability to shut down the CCTV system of any organisation for 67 minutes.