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Rights Group Caution Police As Force Prepare To Recruit 30,000 Personel In 2017

The Muslims Rights Concern (MURIC) has cautioned the Nigeria Police force as the organisation prepares to hire more than 30,000 personnel this year. The Executive Director of the group, Ishaq Akintola, a professor, lauded the Force for the decision to mass recruit, but warned that candidates with questionable antecedents must …

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UTME: JAMB Fumes As ‘Powerful’ Registration Fraudsters Are Arrested

​ Five people have been arrested by Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for various alleged registration infractions in the ongoing 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to be conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB). The suspected fraudsters were arrested in Oyo, Ogun and Borno States …

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Suspended NIA DG, Oke, Admits Jonathan Ordered Release Of $289m

The suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ayodele Oke, has met with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, where he admitted that his agency received the sum of $289,202,382 on the orders of former President Goodluck Jonathan in February 2015. President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, ordered the suspension of Oke over …

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Why Did Buhari Wait For The Messy Osborn Scandal Before Suspending SGF. I Suspects Cover Up – Fayose

Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal and Director General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke, as a cover-up within the presidency. Fayose queried the setting up a three-man committee to investigate the crimes allegedly …

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Boko Haram Strikes Again, Sacks Army Battalion, Kills Nigerian Soldiers, Seizes Arms

Nigerian troops fighting the extremist Boko Haram sect have suffered major setbacks, with the terror group sacking an army battalion, killing eight soldiers and wounding 11 others in two separate attacks in three days, reliable military insiders have told NEWS MEN The army formations involved in the incidents also lost …

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ASUU Calls For Jamb Registrar’s Resignation

​ Following alleged lopsidedness in the on-going registration of candidates by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) University of Ibadan Chapter, Dr Deji Omole has called on the Registrar of JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede to voluntarily resign from office. The academic union also …

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