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40-year-old mom looks as young as her teenage daughters – all Nigeria news

– A 40-year-old mom has youthful looks – She looks as young as her teenage daughters – Their photos have gone viral online Social media has been dazzled by a 40-year-old mom who looks as young as her teenage daughters. Photos of Kienya Booker and her two daughters, K’Lienya, 18, and Kolieya, 16, have gone

Nigerian govt inaugurates burial committee for Alex Ekwueme – Best Nigeria News

The federal government has inaugurated a national burial committee headed by Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) for the burial of late former Vice President Alex Ekwueme. Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President made this known when he briefed State House correspondents on

Federal University of Technology Akure Sacks Bursar Over Financial Impropriety

Emmanuel Oresegun, embattled Bursar of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) in Ondo state has been sacked. Mr. Oresegun was sacked in a letter that dated October 17th 2017 obtained by SaharaReporters on Thursday, in Akure. The Governing Council of the University confirmed the sacking of the embattled Bursar after their emergency meeting. The council

FG okays fresh N28bn budget support for 35 states – Latest news Nigeria

• Each state to get N800m to pay salaries, others Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Government has approved a fresh budget support loan facility for 35 states across the country. Each of the states will get N800m, totalling N28bn to meet their salaries and other obligations. The Minister of Budget and National Planning,  Udoma Udoma,

Here are the Nigerian cities expected to be cloudy, sunny and hazy on Friday, November 24 – all Nigeria news

– The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) predicts that states in the southern part of Nigeria would experience partly cloudy conditions – The agency also predicts localised thunderstorms over Calabar, Eket, Port-Harcourt and Yenagoa in the afternoon and evening – It says there would be poor visibility values in some northern parts of the country due

FAAC: States cancel meeting due to discrepancies in federation account – Best Nigeria News

The 36 states of the federation on Thursday failed to hold the monthly Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting due to discrepancies in Federation Account figures presented by the federal government. The Chairman, Forum of Finance Commissioners in Nigeria, Mahmoud Yunusa, said the forum came to the decision after consultation with their state governors. According

FG raises burial committee for Ekwueme – Latest news Nigeria

Olalekan Adetayo and Tony Okafor, Abuja The Federal Government has set up a committee saddled with the responsibility of organising a state burial for a former Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme,  who died on Sunday in London. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, made the announcement at a meeting of the

Toll gates are coming, FG tells Nigerians – Latest news Nigeria

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Federal Government has announced that it had concluded plans to re-introduce tolls on major highways across the country. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), while appearing before the Senate Committee on Federal Roads Maintenance Agency on Thursday, said 38 points had been identified in the first phase of

Northern groups plan one million man march for Buhari – Best Nigeria News

A coalition of Northern civil society groups has declared support for “the war against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.” It also said it plans to organise a one million-man march for the president. Rising from a meeting in Kaduna on Thursday, the group also described the acting Chairman of the Economic and financial Crimes

Just in: Late Ekwueme’s final journey commences as President Buhari appoints committee for his burial – all Nigeria news

A burial committee for the late former vice president, Alex Ekwueme, has been constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari, Laolu Akande has revealed in Abuja. The committee is headed by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the overnment of the Federation (SGF). Akande, who is the senior special assistant on media and publicity to the vice president,

Apo Six: Nigeria Police Reinstates Officer Who Killed Igbo Traders

The Nigerian Police Force has ordered the reinstatement of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Danjuma an officer responsible for the extra-judicial of killing five young auto spare parts traders and a young woman on June 7, 2005, in Apo township, a satellite settlement at the Federal Capital Territory in  Abuja. The victims, Ekene Isaac Mgbe, Ifeanyi Ozor,

Bayern star Robben drops retirement hint – Latest news Nigeria

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben suggested on Thursday he could retire at the end of the season when his contract with the Bundesliga champions expires. The Dutchman called time on his international career last month after the Netherlands failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, but the 33-year-old remains a key player for Bayern.

Alleged N18 billion fraud: EFCC docks former head of Nigerian agency, four others – Best Nigeria News

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday arraigned Umar Abubakar, Henry Sambo, Adebayo Aderibigbe, Richard Uche and Aderemi Adegboyega before Justice Silvanus Orji of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Apo, Abuja, on a 26-count charge bordering on conspiracy, abuse of office and illegal diversion of public funds. Trouble started for Mr.