Retired Police officers protest poor pensions in Kaduna

A group of retired police officers, who protested in Kaduna on Monday, has called on the Federal Government to remove them ‎from the Contributory Pension Scheme. The protesters went to the State Police Command to hand over their letter to be forwarded to the Inspector General of Police, Baba Usman Alkali. The retired officers were… …

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EPL: Roy Keane warns Manchester United over Cristiano Ronaldo

Former Manchester United icon, Roy Keane, has issued a firm warning to the club over their expectations regarding returnee Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo, a Real Madrid and Juventus legend, has netted four times in his first three games for the Red Devils. Keane warned that other players must up their games alongside the Portugal captain if …

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Plateau students faint as security operatives fire tear gas during strike’s protest

Some of students of the Plateau State Polytechnic reportedly fainted and others injured due to tear gas canisters fired by security operatives who stormed the Jos campus of the institution to disperse protesters. The protesting students were said to be angry over an indefinite strike embarked upon by their lecturers under the aegis of the …

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2023: APC Must Zone Presidential Ticket To The South Or Else… – Okorocha

Imo West Senator and former Governor, Rochas Okorocha has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to give its 2023 presidential ticket to the south to avoid a divided house. Okorocha argued that it’s only logical and sensible for the APC to do this as the North has enjoyed its turn at the central government since …

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Father arraigned for negligence after his 14-year-old son shot and killed sister while playing with gun

A 41-year-old Zimbabwean, Sibangalizwe Ncube has been arraigned in court after his 14-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his 6-year-old sister in Botswana. Ncube is being charged with negligence over the incident which occurred at Mogobewabasadi cattle post, Tonota Village in the Southern Africa country. It was gathered that Ncube had allegedly borrowed the firearm …

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Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 21st September, 2021

Good morning Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top newspapers headlines in Nigeria for today, Tuesday, 21st September 2021 1. Taking Pictures With Valueless Politicians Not Helping The Country – Peter Obi Slams Buhari Former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of sending the wrong signals with the constant photoshoot …

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Nigerians spent N2.33tn on petrol in 13 months – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Monday said that the total revenue generated from the sale of petroleum products for the period of May 2020 to May 2021 stood at N2.35tn. Out of this amount, the corporation disclosed, Premium Motor Spirit contributed about 99.61 per cent of the total sales with a value of N2.34tn…. …

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Kogi oil-producing status: Enugu’s exclusion from 13% derivation injustice, say Ohanaeze, state

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has faulted the failure of the Federal Government to accord Enugu State, the status of an oil-producing state. The National Publicity Secretary of the organisation, Chief Alex Ogbonnia, stated this in a telephone interview with one of our correspondents on Monday. He said in as much as the… …

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TESCOM: Over 400 PhD Holders Teaching In Oyo Secondary Schools

No fewer than 400 holders of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree are reportedly teaching in public secondary schools in Oyo State. Out of the four hundred, one hundred and sixty-seven (167) emerged from the newly recruited teachers under the state’s Post-Primary School Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Naija News understands. TESCOM is an initiative of Governor …

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