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Jonathan to professionalize Civil Service

The nation’s civil service will be fully professionalized and top professionals attracted to work in the system through an enhanced staff welfare, President Goodluck Jonathan said on Thursday. He noted that it was necessary to ensure “a professional, highly skilled, …

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SCIA Asks US To Reconsider Tagging Boko Haram Terrorists

Nigeria’s leading Islamic group, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, SCIA, has pleaded with the United States to reconsider its decision to classify Boko Haram as a terrorist organization. Already, the United States has declared three leaders of Boko Haram as …

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Rivers NBA Defends Police Officer Member in Court

By Blessing Iruoma, Port Harcourt The Rivers State branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has intervened in a matter in which its police officer member was standing trial before a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, for contempt of …

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Abia Government inaugurates road maintenance agency

The Abia state government has inaugurated an 8-member road maintenance Agency as part of the state government’s effort to ensure good maintenance culture on Abia roads. Inaugurating the chairman and members of the agency at the government house, Umuahia, Governor …

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Nigeria gets new housing policy

In a move to address the housing challenge in the country, the Federal Government on wednesday approved a new national housing policy targeted at ensuring the construction of one million houses annually to augment infrastructural development in the sector. The …

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FG Has Genuine Plan For Development- Sambo

Vice President Namadi Sambo on Wednesday said the Transformation Agenda of the President Jonathan led administration has a robust plan for the rapid development of Nigeria. The Vice President spoke in his office at the State House, Abuja, when he …

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Bank Manager on trial for forgery

A Branch Manager of defunct Oceanic Bank (Ecobank), Michael Adewole and four others are facing trial at the Federal High Court, Uyo for forgery and fraud. The five suspects arraigned before Justice A.I Chikere are facing a 20-count charge in …

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