6 Universities Emerge Centres Of Excellence In Procurement, Others

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu Six federal universities have been selected to host the Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards Centres of Excellence (SPESSCEs) for the implementation.  This was disclosed by Project Coordinator SPESSE Project Implementation Unit National Universities Commission(NUC), Dr Joshua Atah in a

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Senate Rejects Science And Technology Budget For Alleged Irregularities

By Abdul Lateef Taiwo The senate committee on science and technology on Monday rejected the 2022 budget document presented by the ministry of science and technology over alleged irregularities. Consequently, the chairman of the Committee, Uche Ekunife directed the minister

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Benue Emerges Overall Winner Of 2021 Zonal Para-Athletics Event

…Coaches players urges Governor to encourage disable sports Joel Ajayi Benue State over the weekend emerged the overall winner of the 2021 edition of zonal FCT Para-Athletics association competition held inside the training pitch of MKO Abiola National Stadium in

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Stella Odua Orders Journalists Out During ICPC Budget Defence

Senator Stella Odua has stirred a hornet nest at the ongoing budget defence of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission , ICPC, at the Senate when she requested that all journalists covering the event should be walked

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1 Naira To 1 eNaria Say Emefiele As Buhari Launch CBN Digital Currency

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the Digital Currency popularly known as ENaria. President Buhari commended the CBN Boss for the policies and measures put in place for economic

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CBN Mints N500m eNaira, Issues N200m To Banks- Emefiele

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, Governor, Godwin Emefiele has disclosed that the apex bank has minted N500 million, N200 million has been issued to financial institutions, while over 2,000 customers have been onboarded. The apex bank

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Insecurity, Hatred Destroying Nigeria

Joel Ajayi Over the years, Nigeria as a multi-ethnic and supposedly secular nation has been battling with inter-ethnic and inter-religious friction. The embers of this friction have over the years been fanned to a full blown hatred leading to conflicts

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CAF Expels DR Congo From Nation’s Cup Qualifiers

Nafisat Jimoh DR Congo have been eliminated from qualifying for next year’s Women’s Africa Cup of Nations after failing to show up for a match in Equatorial Guinea. The central Africans did not turn up for the first leg of

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Hooliganism: Kogi FA Imposes Ban On Kabawa United

Ibrahim Lawal The Kogi State Football Association has banned Kabawa United and eight of its officials for two years, from all football related activities, for acts of hooliganism. Fans of the club were alleged to have beaten the Center Referee,

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Over 5,000 APC defectors return to PDP at Senator Agom’s Thanksgiving

Cyril Ogar,  Ogoja  The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River on Sunday received over 5,000 returnees from the All Progressives Congress (APC). At a grand reception organise in honoure of Jarigbe Agom, the Senator representing Cross River North. The

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