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Photos: Security guard arrested for attempting to steal N2.4m from account of a private school in Lagos using stolen cheque leaves

The police in Lagos state have arrested the security officer of a private school in Lagos for attempts to steal over N2.4 million from the school’s account over a period of time.   A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Chike Oti, states that the state’s …

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‘We will use 8,000 corps members for Osun State governorship poll next month’ – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that more than 8,000 members of the National Youth Service Corps serving in Osun State will be deployed as ad hoc staff in the conduct of the September 22 governorship poll holding in the state.   According to the Resident Electoral Commissioners in …

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19 NYSC members seriously injured after 37 of them were involved in auto crash just minutes after leaving camp in Ogun State

19 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who just left the orientation camp in Ogun State on Monday, were involved in an accident along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The crash, which occurred at about 3:16pm, involved a white Civilian Coaster bus, and was as a result of overspeeding.   Of …

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‘We want an immediate downward review of LAUTECH tuition fees’ – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called for the immediate downward review of high tuition fees being paid at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo State.   Theophilus Lagi, the ASUU Abuja Zone Coordinator, made the call while addressing newsmen in Gwagwalada, Abuja on Monday. …

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SERAP gives NYSC 7 days to provide documents on Kemi Adeosun’s certificate

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure, Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) asking him to “urgently provide information on specific details and documents on the Exemption Certificate granted to the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun within 7-days or …

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Fire razes a bank inside Adekunle Ajasin University in Ondo State

This morning, a fire outbreak destroyed part of a Bank inside the campus of the Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, (AAUA) Ondo State.   According to reports, the fire incident affected the four new ATMs that were just installed at the bank and also some offices were burnt down by the fire. …

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Photo: Segun Awolowo’s son graduates from Warwick University in London

Segun Awolowo, the Director General of Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC and his wife Bola recently attended the graduation of their son from the University of Warwick where he’s just wrapped up his degree in Law. 0Shares

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Former commissioner for Education in Katsina state, Halimatu Sa’adiya Idris, killed by armed robbers along Abuja-Kaduna road

A former Commissioner for Education in Katsina state,  Prof. Halimatu Sa’adiya Idris, was killed by armed robbers along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway yesterday Sunday July 22nd. According to reports, daredevil armed robbers attacked travellers on the busy road yesterday, killed several of them and allegedly abducted some. The attack occurred near Gidan Busa …

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16-year old female student of UNILAG, Boluwatife Olorunsola declared missing (Photo)

A 100 level female student from the University of Lagos has been declared missing   The student identified as Boluwatife Olorunsola has been missing for almost one week with no leads on her whereabouts.   According to statement credited to Unilag’s Dean of Student Affairs, ‘the Student allegedly missing has been …

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You don’t apply for exemption certificate, says ex-NYSC director

Anthony Ani, a former director of mobilisation at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it is not proper to apply for exemption certificate from the scheme. Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a breakfast programme on Channels Television, Ani said prospective corps members only present their credentials. He said it is …

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