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Owners of arms seized by Customs Service identified

The owners of the over  2000 assault weapons seized at the Tin Can Island port by Nigerian customs officials have been identified. Details of the importers of the weapons as reported by Daily Trust newspaper are in the proceeding paragraphs.   ...

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US President, Donald Trump warned against war mongering.

The US President, Mr Donald Trump has been warned against seeking war instead of dialogue and negotiation. Speaking at the UNGA, Zimbabwe President,  Dr  Mugabe admonished Mr Trump against conducting himself like the biblical Goliath who,  

Senate President, Bukola Saraki dodges confirming that each Senator earns over N29million monthly

According to NaijaNews,  an online newspaper, Senate President, Bukola  Saraki has dodged providing SERAP - an anti- corruption organisation-  details of the National Assembly earnings. Professor Sagay had accused the Senators of allocating a whopping N29m to themselves monthly. Below are Details of the publication:

Update on "Tension in Jos"

The Government of Plateau State has declared curfew to commence from 6pm-6am. The action is directed at containing the activities of persons who may want to disturb the present peace in the state.   

Tension in Jos over returnee dead bodies of Nigerians allegedly killed persons in Eastern Nigeria

Today, 14 September 2016 at about 1600hours, tension over claims of dead bodies of Nigerians killed in the eastern part of the country caused pandemonium in Jos. The dead bodies were said to have been deposited at Katako Market which is located at Loranto in Jos City.   

OPINIONS

More private institutions licenced to run diplomas by Federal Ministry of Education

ABUJA:  today Thursday, 14th May 2015, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, Minister of Education licensed two private polytechnics and fifteen other tertiary institutions to operate diploma programmes under the regulation of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). He did this by presenting operating licences to the proprietors of successful private institutions that qualified for the licences. The event took place at the Ministry of Education's Conference Room at about 1000hrs.

Presenting them with the authority ( Licenses) to embark on running the courses, the Minister noted that apart from the National Diploma (ND) run by polytechnics, the National Innovative Diploma (NID) introduced for tertiary institutions is a  short-cut for the youths to secure admission to Universities in furtherance of their education.

It was observed that, besides constituting a gateway for  higher education, it is also a flexible  programme designed to create entrepreneurs in small businesses, provide persons who could not (for time), procure regular education which requires regular and daily attendance of courses, carry out their businesses as well as educate themseves.

On how the Students Industrial Working Experience Scheme (SIWES) would inpact on Zibeh Institute of Technology,  the proprietor, Dr. ZR Zakka replied thus:

" Zibeh Institute of Technology, is acknowledged as one of the best skills  providing centres which is why many University under-graduates of the sciences, computer training in perticular fload the institution for their SIWES. With the License, we expectthat more JAMB candidates would make Zibeh Institute of Technology their first choice because of the knowledge and skills they  would have inculcated unto them"

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RELIGION

Prophesy Of Jonathan’s Defeat: Buhari’s Victory Has Vindicated Me- Fr Mbaka

Renown Spiritual Director of the Catholic Adoration Ministry, Rev Father Ejike Mbaka, has said that the victory of APC presidential candidate in last weekend’s general elections, General Muhammadu Buhari has finally vindicated him on his New Year prophesy that President Goodluck ...

WORLD NEWS

9/11 Survivor Captured In Iconic Photo Dies Of Cancer

Marcy Borders, a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks who was photographed covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center, has died of stomach cancer. Borders' family announced her death Tuesday on Facebook. She was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year at the age o...

BUSINESS NEWS

Fast Growing Business Investment Opportunities in Nigeria

What are the best small scale business ideas in Nigeria? What is the best business to start in a harsh environment like Nigeria or Lagos? What are the best small business opportunities for Nigerians (Investment Opportunities) living in Diaspora or oversea?  

NIGERIAN NEWS

Nigerian soldiers flee as Boko Haram captures more territory in Adamawa

The Boko Haram on Monday expanded the territory it controls in Adamawa when it captured the town of Maiha, residents have told PREMIUM TIMES. Maiha is about 25 kilometres from Mubi, the commercial town captured by the insurgents in Adamawa last week. Maiha is also about 200km fr...