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Agency Report June 22,2017 The UK has deployed officers from the Royal Air Force, RAF, Force Protection (FP) Wing from RAF Lossiemouth to Nigeria to train the Nigerian Air Force Regiment for six weeks. The Royal Air Force is the UK’s...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Agency Report June 22,2017 The police command in Katsina State on Thursday said it had arrested a gang of notorious armed robbers and kidnappers on Jikamshi-Yashi road in Musawa Local Government Area of the state. The state’s Commissioner...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Agency Report June 22,2017 The Federal Government says it is targeting about $8 billion as annual foreign exchange from the exportation of yams to other countries if its yam export programme succeeds. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Agency Report June 22,2017 The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has urged GCE candidates to endeavour to collect their certificates within four years of writing the examination as any delay beyond that will attract custody fee. Demianus...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Agency Report June 22,2017 An Ikeja High Court on Thursday remanded an American citizen, Marco Ramirez, at Kirikiri Maximum Prison for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians in a 565,000 dollars green card and investment scam. Mr. Ramirez...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Agency Report June 22,2017 The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Thursday that one of the communities that gave Nigerians quit order had rescinded it. The president of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

June 22, 2017Agency Report The federal government has declared Monday and Tuesday, June 26 and 27, as Public Holiday to mark Eid-el-fitr celebration. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

June 22, 2017Agency Report The 23rd Cost of Living Survey carried out by Mercer, the world’s largest human resource consulting firm, found that African, Asian, and European cities dominated the 2017 list of most expensive locations...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Agency Report Thurs 22,2017 The Federal Government on Wednesday directed truck drivers blocking roads in Apapa to vacate within seven days to enable the reconstruction work on Wharf Road to start. The government also ordered telecommunication...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Lens-Thursday 22,2017-99:20PM Obama-era rule granted visas to immigrants who lined up $250,000 in capital. A regulation from the Obama administration that would have allowed foreign-born entrepreneurs who raise investor cash to build...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017