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Fela Durotoye,

Why Nigerian leaders don’t value education – Fela Durotoye

“Since most of them have no idea of what education actually means, they are always finding it very difficult to actually define the space of education in a nation’s development.”

smuggled military truck

One killed as Customs apprehend smuggled military truck – Official

The official explains that some persons tried to stop the customs officials.

House of Reps

Bill seeking to remove age as employment condition gets Reps support

The new law will ensure that no Nigerian job seeker is disqualified from government employment on the basis of age.

Recapture of Mubi Town

One soldier killed, 16 missing in separate Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian forces

Five soldiers were also wounded in action and some bases razed by Boko Haram.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Senate constitutes committee to probe alleged politicisation of Buhari’s intervention programmes

A senator had alleged the social intervention scheme was being used as a campaign tool for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari

El-Zakzaky

Kaduna court denies El-Zakzaky bail

NAN also reports that journalists were not allowed to go into the court during the proceedings.

ECOWAS-Court

Benue Killings: Again, ECOWAS court postpones judgment

The court notes the judgement could not be delivered because judges assigned had resigned.

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

“95 per cent of states can’t pay N30, 000 minimum wage” – Ebonyi Gov

The tripartite committee on the review of the National Minimum Wage recommended N30,000 in its report submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna, Kwara governors speak on proposed national minimum wage, demand review of nation’s laws

The governors say they have increased IGR in their states

NNPC TOWERS

NNPC pays N128.4 bn into federation account

The Corporation says between August 2017 and August 2018, the federation and JV received the sum of N879.02billion and N651.4billion.

sars police

Woman begs for release of husband accused of robbing Magu’s property

The woman says police extort and harass her when she visits her husband.

Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos

Power outage hits Lagos airport, temporarily disrupts operations

The outage was caused by disruptions from the Ayobo and Ikeja Transmission Lines which supplies power to the facility.

Juventus celebrates after scoring against Manchester United (Photo Credit: Sqwuaka on Twitter)

UEFA Champions League: Juventus Vs Manchester United (Live Updates)

Ronaldo leads fresh assault on former club.

Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari advocates education to end child marriage

She says interrupted childhood, in some instances, thwarts promising careers.

A tap of running water used to illustrate the story [Photo: nationals.org.au]

Senate to probe Nigeria’s spending on water

Treated water availability in Nigeria has decreased instead of increasing.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police sack drunk officer in Lagos, orders closure of beer parlours

The officer was apprehended at a police squadron base in Ikeja, where he served as the command provost.

The Prince of Wales and heir to the British throne, Prince Charles on the dais during his visit to the Naval Dockyard, in Lagos on Wednesday (7/11/18).

Nigerian Navy hosts Prince of Wales in Lagos

A naval official says the visit was an encouragement for the navy.

Chambers of the Nigerian Senate used to illustrate the story.

Senate to investigate crises in NHIS, NPHCDA

The committee will investigate corrupt acts, infractions at the agencies and inform the Senate of findings within two weeks.

President Muhammadu Buhari

We’re trying to organise Nigeria after ‘mind-boggling mismanagement’– Buhari

“If only they (PDP) had used just 25 per cent of it on infrastructure; road, rail, power, Nigerians would mind their own businesses, and not bother about whoever was in power.”

Biodun Ogunyemi

Senate backs ASUU, asks Nigerian govt to resolve issues

The lawmakers urge the federal ministry of education and its labour and employment counterpart to urgently resolve all the issues for ASUU to call off the strike.

Atiku Abubakar [Photo: THISDAYLIVE]

Minimum Wage: Why Buhari cannot be trusted – Atiku

Mr Abubakar questions the funds accruing to the president and vice president as wages.

Sowore

Nigeria has been ruled by ‘morons’ — Sowore

The AAC presidential candidate says “a man who is looking for his certificate at 76 is an idiot”.

Members of the House of Reps

Reps adjourn plenary over bad sound system

The plenary ended at about 1.30 p.m. with four items left on the Order Paper.

Nigerian Senate Chambers

Senate cuts 2018 budgets of 30 agencies, reallocates funds to 2019 election (FULL LIST)

Half of the N242 billion budget will come from service wide votes.

Nigerian senate chambers

Senators criticise Police for declaring attack on Ekweremadu ‘mere burglary’

The deputy Senate president threatens to release the CCTV of the attack.