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NYSC searches for missing corps member in Jigawa

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The management of the National Youth Service Corps is currently searching for a Batch ‘B’ corps member, Tyo Terkura, who until his disappearance, was serving at the Government Junior Secondary Schools, Kudu, in the Kazaure Local Government Area of Jigawa State. Our correspondent learnt that Tyo, who …

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19 die after vehicles collide on a busy road in northern Nigeria

Nineteen people were killed when four vehicles collided on a busy road in northern Nigeria’s Kano state, a road safety official said on Monday. The accident occurred late Sunday at Dinyar Madiga village, 85 kilometres (52 miles) from Kano, the state capital, said Zubairu Mato of the Federal Road Safety …

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LGs autonomy: Governor Badaru sets new guidelines for local government councils in Jigawa

Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State has directed all the local government councils to start paying to the contributory pension scheme when ever they received their federal allocation before any other issue. Governor Badaru disclosed this while commenting on the local government autonomy at a press conference in Dutse. He …

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Nigeria Identifies 22 Foreign Exchange Earning Sectors to Replace Oil – AllAfrica

Photo: Zbynek Burival/Unsplash By Bassey Udo About 22 sectors capable of generating foreign exchange for the federal government in place of crude oil have been identified, the Executive Director, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, has said. Mr Awolowo disclosed this on Friday while speaking with State House correspondents …

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Jigawa sponsors wedding of 270 orphans

The Jigawa State Government says it has sponsored and conducted the wedding of 270 selected girls who are orphans in the state. Malam Mustapha Saleh, Special Adviser to Jigawa governor, Muhammad Badaru, disclosed this on Saturday in Dutse during the exercise in Dutse. Saleh said that 10 orphans were selected …

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Nigerian university recalls 40 students expelled in ‘error’

Nigerian university recalls 40 students expelled in ‘error’ The Federal University, Dutse (FUD), Jigawa State, has recalled 40 out of 485 students it rusticated in the last academic session over poor performance and other sundry offences. The university’s deputy vice-chancellor, academics, Abdulkarim Sabo, told PREMIUM TIMES how the expelled students …

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FG targets $150 billion non-oil revenue

The federal government aims to earn $150 billion non-oil revenue in the next 10 to 15 years if its implementation goes well. This was disclosed by the Executive Director of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja at …

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