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. Tafawa Balewa LG deputy chairman resigns

 

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

 

 

 

Bauchi State Governor, Abdullahi Mohammed, has assured that his administration would enable the orphans and vulnerable children in the state to acquire skills.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho strongly defended Paul Pogba on Wednesday, saying critics of the world's most expensive player are envious and "in real trouble with their lives."

Pogba, a United academy graduate, returned to the club last year after four years at Juventus for 105 million euros (then $116 million).

By Reuters

Four female teenage suicide bombers killed two people and injured 16 others in a residential area in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a disaster agency spokesman said on Wednesday.

The girls knocked on the door of a house and then detonated their devices, a representative of the state-run emergency service in Borno State said.

.DSS insists he’sunfit

 

The Senate on Wednesday refused to confirm Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC).

The decision was taken after Magu was screened by the Senate.

The Senate has insisted that the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Colonel Hameed Ali (rtd), must appear before lawmakers at the plenary on Wednesday to explain the proposed Retrospective Policy on import duties on cars.

.Govt closes school

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

 

'Sa'adu Zungur' Model Primary and Secondary School, Bauchi has been shut down following alleged illegal marriages conducted among the students.

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Govt begins rehabilitation of Yobe schools

By Mohammed Abubakar,

Damaturu

 

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has commenced the rehabilitation and upgrade of secondary schools devastated by Boko Haram across the state.

NFF roles out second integrity initiative circular

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday 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.

 

Ministerial committee begins staff audit in Maritime Academy

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.

Rangers depart for Cairo as Al Merreikh storm Garden City

Nigerian champions Enugu Rangers flew out of the country on Thursday for their CAF Champions League second round, first leg encounter with Zamalek FC of Egypt on Sunday.

Dalung craves village football league

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has muted the idea for village football league played among communities in states across the county.

He made the appeal in Lagos on Tuesday during his tour of National Stadium facilities with Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode.

FUT, Minna crisis: Mgt, students disagree on terms for resumption

By Ummi Ismaeel-Minna

 

Authorities at the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, have shifted the resumption date earlier scheduled for March 18, 2017 due to the inability of the school management and the students to agree on the terms.

Labour Ministry empowers 200 Bauchi youths

By Patience Michael,

Bauchi

 

                   

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity has trains about 200 youths randomly selected from Bauchi State local government areas on various technical and vocational skills.

Bauchi PDP rejects Sherif as National Chairman

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

 

The Bauchi State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the leadership of Senator Ali Modu Sherrif as the party's national chairman.

Lagos NUJ mourns Adinoyi-Ojo

Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Council, has described the death of former Managing Director of The Daily Times, (DTN), Dr. Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo, as a great loss to journalism.

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