February 21, 2019
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NGO staff in trouble for stealing over N4m grants

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Thursday arraigned the trio of Owolabi Samuel, Esther Mate and Abimbola David-Orugun before Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing to the tune of N4.5 million. The defendants, who are staff of […]

Market capitalisation: How NSE ended negatively

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended negatively on Thursday with the indicators shedding 0.48 per cent. The All-Share Index lost 198.21 points or 0.48 per cent to close at 41,107.81 compared with 41,306.02 posted on Wednesday. Similarly, the market capitalisation which opened at N14.962 trillion shed N72 billion or 0.48 per cent to […]

Two lecturers sacked in Tafawa Balewa University

The Governing Council of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, has approved the dismissal of two academic staff members of the institution. The Director of Public Relations, ATBU, Andee Iheme, made the disclosure in a statement in Bauchi on Thursday. He said the staff members are a professor, Aminu Rufa’I, Department of Human Anatomy, […]
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Protest rocks Kano varsity

The authorities of Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Kano State, has ordered the closure of the university for two weeks following students protest on Wednesday night over the death of their colleague. The deceased, a 300 level student, Faruk Abubakar was drowned in River Wudil on Wednesday. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof […]

Alert: PDP may lose Ekiti guber election

There are growing signs that the opposition People’s Democratic Party may fail to retain the state at the forthcoming polls. This is reportedly due to the ongoing deep-seated distrust within the ruling party in the state, which has led to the defection of some chieftains while those who remain within the party are said to […]