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Get approval before using corps members’ uniform in movies — NYSC tells filmmakers

Nigeria Filmmakers have been asked to always seek proper approval from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) management before using corps members’ uniform in their movies. Mr Christian Oru, NYSC Assistant Director of Legal Services, said this during a meeting between National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and creative industry stakeholders in Lagos. Oru […]

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12,500 new corpe members have undergone Coronavirus test – PTF

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has announced that 12,5000 out of the 66,000 prospective corps members for the 2020 Batch B mobilisation, have undergone test for the disease. National Coordinator of the PTF, Sani Aliyu disclosed this during a briefing in Abuja. Aliyu who reminded international graduates who would be travelling into the country for the […]

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We won’t go back to classes on empty stomachs – ASUU members say as strike enters eight month

Members of the Academic Staff  Union Of Universities (ASUU) in Calabar have vowed to continue with the strike until the Federal Government meets the union’s demands, saying they will not go back to the classes on empty stomachs. Dr Aniekan Brown Who is the zonal chairman of the union, disclosed this when he addressed a […]

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12 NYSC Batch C Members Wed themselves in Anambra

The Anambra State NYSC on Wednesday, celebrated twelve 2019 Batch C members who got married to each other during their service year. The couples, Eze Obinwa, Oluchi peace, Henry Nwachoko Charles Ruth, Oluchukwu Davis, Ohale Nkemakolam, Nsofor Obianuju, Ogberie Collins, Nwokearu Chinyeremaka, Bernard Faith Amarachi and Okafor Chukwudi met while they were still serving in the […]

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Seven members of a family die of food poisoning in Edo

A tragic incident was recorded in Benin, Edo state’s capital on Friday October 9, as 7 members of a family died of food poisioning. The Nation reported that the incident occurred at No. 40, Otete Street, off Textile Mill Road, Ogida Quarters, Benin, in Egor Local Government Area of Edo state. One Mrs Christy Igbinadolor whose apartment […]

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Members of a cabal were enriching themselves with susbidy payments – NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mele Kyari, has alleged that members of a cabal were enriching themselves with susbidy payments before it was removed by the federal government. Kyari who said this in an Hausa programme on Liberty FM, Kaduna, insisted that fuel subsidy was not beneficial to the masses […]

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Replace striking doctors with corps members- Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, instructs hospitals

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has directed the Chief Medical Directors and Managing Directors of the Federal tertiary hospitals to immediately replace striking resident doctors in their hospitals with consultants and doctors on the National Youth Service Corps. Resident doctors in Nigeria commenced an indefinite strike on Monday, September 7 over the Federal government’s failure […]

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”Shameless vultures” Dele Momodu blasts members of the Buhari Media Organization for describing him as Diezani’s lackey

Journalist, Dele Momodu, has slammed members of the Buhari Media Organization over the recent attacks launched on his person. Momodu in a statement released on Thursday August 13, slammed the organization for describing him as a lackey of embattled former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Momodu in his statement said since his interview with Madueke […]

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Repentant Boko Haram members are not absorbed into army – Presidency

The Presidency has countered claims of repentant Boko Haram members being absorbed into the Nigerian Army. In a statement released by President Buhari’s spokesperson Garba Shehu today August 5, it was emphatically stated that the de-radicalization, rehabilitation and reintegration of violent extremists of the Buhari administration code named “Operation Safe Corridor,” follows an established example […]

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Thirteen members of a family killed by bandits in Kogi

Tragedy struck in Agudu, a community in Bassa, Kogi/Koton-Karfe LGA of Kogi State on Wednesday, July 29, after suspected bandits stormed the community and killed 13 members of a family, a man and 12 of his children, leaving just a son as the only survivor. Confirming the sad incident to newsmen, the state Commissioner of […]

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POP: Corps members to collect certificates at LGAs

Qualified Batch “B” Stream 1 corps members who will be passing out on Thursday May 28, have been directed to collect their National Service certificates at the Local Government level. In a statement released on Monday May 25, corps members were told that NYSC Officers have been mobilised for the distribution and shall do so […]

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10 members of a family test positive for Coronavirus in Kaduna

10 members of a family have tested positive for the Covid -19 in Kaduna state. The governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, who disclosed this to newsmen, said a total of 18 cases were recorded in the state today, May 21. ”Covid-19 UPDATE: 18 new cases were recorded today, 10 of whom are family members […]

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Angry mob kills three members of notorious gang in Adamawa after they snatched a resident’s phone (graphic photos)

Three suspected members of a notorous gang, Shila boys, were on Saturday night killed by angry mobs in Yola, capital of Adamawa State. The boys, who allegedly specialized in dispossessing people of their belongings in streets, had operated successfully in the Jimeta area of the capital city. However, the boys met their waterloo on Saturday […]

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Founder of DAAR Communications, Raymond Dokpesi Snr, and 7 members of his family test positive for Coronavirus

Founder of Daar communications Chief Raymond Dokpesi , his daughter-in law, along with six members of his family, have tested positive for Coronavirus. This is coming 3 days after his son and chairman of the board of the company, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr tested positive for the virus. A test conducted by the Nigeria Centre for […]

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Suspected cultist leader killed by gang members over disagreement in Cross River (photos)

A notorious cult leader in Ugep, Cross River State, has been killed during a clash with his gang members. According to SaharaReporters, the deceased simply identified as JBoy, belonged to a certain cult group which has been terrorising residents of Ugep for many years. According to a resident, a power tussle between the deceased and […]

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Huge defeat for Boko Haram As Nigerian soldiers kill 105 Boko Haram members

The Nigerian Army has announced that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole killed 105 Boko Haram members in a recent offensive that was carried out against the insurgents. In a statement released by the Nigerian Army spokesman Col. Sagir Musa on Sunday April 19, it was gathered that the terrorists were killed in northeastern Yobe state […]

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House of Reps members who returned from abroad allegedly refused to undergo coronavirus tests. See leaked letter from CoS Abba Kyari

A letter written by President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari and addressed to the Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has been leaked online in the wake of increased coronavirus cases in the country. In the letter dated March 21, Abba Kyari reportedly stated that some lawmakers who returned from their trip […]

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Oshiomhole begs for forgiveness, asks aggrieved APC members to withdraw court cases against him

Embattled chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole who was returned as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after a Court of Appeal issued a Stay of Execution on a judgement which sacked him as the party’s leader, has publicly apologized to members of the party. Oshiomhole also announced that the suspension of […]

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Boko Haram members attack Damboa community, reportedly kill four poliemen

Boko Haram members and men of the Nigerian Army engaged in a fierce gunbattle in Damboa, headquarters of a local government area in Borno state today. According to reports, the sect members stormed the village around 6:30 am Wednesday morning, March 4th, shooting sporadically into the air. “They came in plenty of hilux trucks. We […]

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Bishop Obinim sells coronavirus anointing oil to his members for 13,000 Naira

Bishop Daniel Obinim, the founder and leader of International Godsway Ministries, has launched an anointing oil to safeguard members from the deadly coronavirus. The religious leader who is popularly known as Angel Obinim launched the oil on Sunday, March 1. He said the coronavirus pandemic gives him sleepless nights as he fears that it may […]