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The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that NIMASA and the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) were partners in progress in bringing the desired growth and development to the Nigerian maritime industry and by extension the Nigerian economy.

A businessman and philanthropist, Sir Emeka Offor, has through his foundation, Sir Emeka Offor Foundation, donated books and educational materials worth about $2 million to the Imo State Government to encourage it in its free education programme.

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has listed goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi and forwards Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho for this month’s international friendly matches against Senegal and Burkina Faso in London.

The Nigeria Football Federation has issued the second Integrity Initiative Circular, which relates principally to what match officials must observe henceforth to preserve integrity in the organization of football matches within Nigeria.

 

There is anxiety at the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, as the Chief Adebayo Sarumi-led Ministerial Committee has commenced moves to audit its workforce.

 Already, the committee has issued an inquiry document in the form of a questionnaire with over 40 questions seeking to know details about the over 1,300 employees of the school.

Oba Aruna Ishola, a traditional ruler, the Onido of Idolorisa, has revealed that any other Oba that sees him will die untimely. He also disclosed that drinking of palm wine, and eating of snakes were forbidden for both indigenes and strangers in the community.

To prevent mass deaths, Oba Ishola said that he does not attend the meetings of the Ogun State Council of Obas and Chiefs.

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NANS wades into Niger govt, NLC face-of

fBy Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Joint Campus Committee, Niger State chapter, has called for a truce to end the crisis.

Halliburton scam: Fayose’s lawyer restates Buhari’s wife’s involvement

 

Counsel to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), has replied the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Aisha

Court adjourns on Omisore’s bail application

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, will on Friday, July 15, 2016, decide on the bail application filed by Senator Iyiola Omisore who has been in EFCC custody since July 3, 2016.

 

Boko Haram ambush claims two soldiers, militants

An ambush-style attack by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria has killed two soldiers and a handful of insurgents, officials said Wednesday.

Shareholders own Skye Bank, says new chairman

The Chairman of Skye Bank Plc, Mohammed Ahmad, has clarified that the reconstitution of the board of the bank by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) was not a takeover of the bank but an intervention to correct observed corporate governance issues under the old board.

Niger Delta militants threaten to shock Nigeria

The Niger Delta Red Squad, a militant group, has threatened to teach Nigeria lessons through its next attacks on government, oil facilities.

Kogi to introduce SEMA law

Kogi State Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba, has said that the Kogi State Emergency Management Agency (KOSEMA) law would soon be in place.

Umahi to pay retired civil servants 23 years gratuity

Ebonyi State Governor, Chief Dave Umahi, has finalised plans to approach the federal government to seek bond facility to clear 23 years   gratuity of retired civil servants owed them since 1993.

FMC, Bida to install CTS machine

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Bida, in Niger State is set to install a Computerized Tomographic Scanning CT scan machine as one of the ways to also improve healthcare facilities in the state.

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