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Nigeria: No Education From Mule Kicks

column By Mahmud Jega Soon after he lost the 2008 US presidential election to Barack Obama, a reporter asked Senator John McCain if he intended to run again. The Arizona Republican said he quoted a rural American saying, “There is no education from the second kick of a mule.” If a donkey kicks you once […]

Politics – 7 Prominent Nigerians President Buhari May Call Soon | Nigerian Bulletin

Over the weekend, from his medical vacation in London, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari called his Media Team with excitement from Femi Adesina, Garba Shehu, and his Information Minister Lai Mohammed. The President had earlier spoken with Kano and Katsina governors, and some party faithfuls assuring them of his sound health. Buhari’s health has fuelled a […]

BRIEF-Zenith bank reports FY pre-tax profit 156.75 billion naira | Reuters

Feb 27 Zenith Bank Plc: * FY ended dec. 31, 2016 pre-tax profit 156.75 billion naira versus 125.62 billion naira * FY ended dec. 31, 2016 gross earnings of 508 billion naira versus 432.54 billion naira * Proposed a final dividend of 1.77 kobo per share Source text ( Further company coverage: ‘); $(‘.second-article-divide’).append($(‘.slider.slider-module’)); $(‘.third-article-divide’).append(”); […]

Aww! Apostle Suleiman surprises wife with multimillion naira school as a birthday gift – Gistmaster

The wife of the president of Omega Fire Ministries Int’l, (Dr.) Lizzy Suleman, whose birthday was on Sunday, February 26th, 2017, got a multimillion naira school as “surprise” birthday gift from her husband, Apostle Suleiman. Apostle Suleiman who commended his wife for being an exemplary mother, loving and caring and also running his businesses diligently when […]

Gwamnatin tarayya zata samar da guraben ayyuka 350,000 ga matasa ▷ NAIJ.COM

Gwamnatin tarayya karkashin jagorancin shugaban kasa Muhammadu Buhari ta kammala shirin daukan matasa masu digiri su 350,000 a karkashin shirinta na N-Power, wani sashin daga cikin tsarin tallafa ma jama’a na gwamnatin tarayya. Gwamnatin tarayya zata samar da guraben ayyuka 350,000 ga matasa Mashawarci na musamman ga mukaddashin shugaban kasa Farfesa Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande […]

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The penalty for infringing any of the above provisions is a fine of N100 (One Hundred Naira) for every day that the infringement persists. Also, every …

Nigeria: Fees – Uniosun Threatens to Dismiss 4,000 Students

By Hameed Oyegbade Osogbo — The management of Osun State University, Osogbo has resolved to expel over 4,000 students who are yet to pay their tuition fees as the February 28 deadline ends tomorrow. In a press statement issued from the Corporate Affairs Unit of the university yesterday and signed by the Acting Registrar, Mr […]

Business – Nigeria: Naira Now N445 Per Dollar; Will Keep Appreciating- Experts | Nigerian Bulletin

The naira on Sunday appreciated to 445 against the dollar at the parallel market 7 days after the CBN launched a new foreign exchange policy and flooded the market with the greenback. The naira has been gaining against the dollar following the introduction of CBN’s new policy. The CBN also promised to sell $1m weekly […]

Nigeria: Govt to Get $500 Million World Bank Loan for Out-of-School Children

By Ankeli Emmanuel The World Bank yesterday expressed readiness to grant Nigeria a loan of $500 million to enable the country tackle the issue of its teeming out-of-school children. World Bank’s senior education specialist, Dr Olatunde Adekola, disclosed this in Sokoto, yesterday, when he led a five-man team of the bank on a courtesy call […]

Nigeria: SSS Raids Former Benue Governor Suswam’s Property, ‘Recovers Arms, Ammunition’

By Samuel Ogundipe The State Security Service, SSS, said on Sunday that a raid conducted in a property allegedly belonging to a former Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswam, ended with the recovery of guns and magazines. The department said it subsequently invited Mr. Suswam who had been “helping in investigations.” In a statement signed by […]

Nigeria: Ekiti PDP Senator Ignores Fayose, Declares Support for Sheriff

While the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, champions the movement against Ali Sheriff as Peoples Democratic Party chairman, a senator from his state has declared full support for Mr. Sheriff. Mr. Sheriff has been recognised as PDP chairman by the Court of Appeal. But Mr. Fayose, who heads the PDP Governors Forum, and other party […]

Nigeria: Not Interested in Releasing El-Zakzaky, Wife, Nigerian Government Appeals Court Judgement

By Evelyn Okakwu The Nigerian government has approached the Appeal Court to challenge a High Court ruling that mandated the release of the leader of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Mr. El-Zakzaky was arrested in December 2015, by soldiers, following a clash between the Shiite movement and the army over right […]

Nigeria: Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians – Serap Asks SADC to Sanction South Africa

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sent an open letter to King Mswati III of Swaziland, and Chairperson, Southern African Development Community, SADC, urging him to “convene an emergency summit of the SADC heads of state and government to discuss the persistent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals living in South […]

Nigeria: Expert Urges Military to Counter Terrorism Through Social Media

With the advancement in technology and the influence of internet-based resources for effective communication, the Nigerian military has been urged to tackle insurgency through social media. Speaking as a guest lecturer at the Air War College (AWC) in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, Yushau Shuaib, the brain behind the 2016 Global Award winner in Crisis […]