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How UNICAL VC reportedly employed 276 persons illegally

Unleashes mayhem on campus to assert authority Students vow to resist VC’s abrasiveness By Asare Asare Principal Officers of the University of Calabar have accused the new Vice Chancellor of the school, Prof Zana Akpagu of employing 276 new ‘staff’

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Gov. Mimiko deploys N4bn war chest for November governorship polls

Allegations are laughable- Governor By Tajudeen Adefemi Sources in Ondo political landscape have told Aljazirahnews that Governor Olusegun Mimiko has set aside about N4bn to ensure victory at the upcoming November polls in the state. Credible sources also say categorically

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Pensioners appeal to AGF over non-payment of 12 months’ arrears

[views] By Amina Isah, Abuja Some Federal pensioners on Friday cried out to the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, OAGF to quickly disburse a recent 12 months arrears approved by the Federal Government for them. It was

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Inside the sordid world of MTN’s ‘contract staff’

[views] A scheme whereby telecommunications company, MTN outsources staff in Nigeria is gradually turning to an enslavement process, Aljazirahnews reports. By Mariam Sanni Adeyemi Gbadebo (real name withheld) is a young graduate in the Sciences who after many years of

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Rumble in communications ministry over unpaid 9 months entitlements

By Desmond Julius, Abuja It is no longer news that the present economic recession is taking a huge toll on not only Nigerians but on the All Progressive Congress (APC) led administration as members of the cabinet now find it a

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Rise in Nigerian sex slavery in Italy fuelled by violence and “juju” magic

[views] When Nigerian teenager Beauty arrived in Sicily after crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa last year, she had only hours to phone the man who trafficked her – or risk lethal repercussions for family members back home. Before her

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Its still suffering and smiling for bomb blast victims

[views] By Mariam Sanni, Abuja Tales of woes Many years after, some relatives of the victims and victims of bomb blasts across the northern part of the nation are still crying to the federal government for help. A recent report

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How Nassarawa police officers exchange bail for sex

[views] From, Dupe Oloyede, Abuja  Sex for bail? Reports have emerged of how some Police officers from stations within the Karu Local Government Area under the Nasarawa Command have devised a new option for female detainees and suspects to get

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How top C/River politicians sponsor Bakassi militants

By Asare Asare, Calabar Intelligence reports have identified many top personalities and politicians in Cross River State as those giving the Bakassi Strike Force logistics support, Aljazirahnews has gathered. This revelation came on the heels of the recent killing of

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Multi-million naira employment scam hits Federal University, Lafia

[views] Syndicate dupes victims over N37 million 15 members of staff indicted By Abubakar Sodiq, Abuja The Federal University, Lafia in Nasarawa State is currently investigating an employment scam in which about 15 members of its staff are alleged to have

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