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Senate of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has approved degree Programme in Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba language, Arabic and philosophy. This was revealed yesterday by the Dean, Faculty of Art, Professor Doris Obieje during the Faculty’s maiden Public Lecture themed, “Religion, Language, Culture and National Integration: Through The Lens Of A Philosopher. According to her, “It’s my pleasure to reiterate that the Vice Chancellor and Senate of this University have approved for you, your friends and wards to embark on a degree in Philosophy, Arabic, Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa languages in the Open National University in Nigeria.” She said the need to prevent disintegration … >>> Read Full Story



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In the first seven months of this year, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has raised N691.73 billion through its monthly issuance of local bonds. The agency raised the funds through the Federal Government of Nigeria Bonds and the Savings Bond. It generated N616.71 billion from the FGN Bonds and N3.02 billion from the Savings Bond which are targeted at retail investors. The amount from the Savings Bond between January and July almost doubled of what the DMO raised between January and September last year. Last year, the agency realised N1.89 billion from the Savings Bond in the first eight months of the year. Retail investors’ … >>> Read Full Story



Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, on Wednesday, led eight witnesses to defend his election at the Sokoto State Governorship Election Tribunal.
Ahmed Aliyu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate is challenging the victory of Tambuwal in the March election in the state.
Counsel to Tambuwal, Mr Emmanuel Ukala, SAN, closed his defence after he presented the eight witnesses including officials of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that were summoned to testify.
The 8th defence witness, Dr Jabbi Kilgori, who is the PDP State Collation and Returning Officer told the tribunal that the election was free and fair, … >>> Read Full Story



Enyo Retail and Supply, a customer-focused, technology-driven, fuels retailing company and THANKU Cash, a technology driven marketing, reward and loyalty company have announced their collaboration to rollout the first of its kind fuels loyalty and rewards scheme at all ENYO stations nationwide. This loyalty scheme christened ENYOthankU enables customers earn points when they purchase 30 litres of petrol and over in a single transaction at participating ENYO stations and these points can be redeemed at over 200 merchants across the country as they are denominated in Naira.
ENYOthankU is currently operational at numerous ENYO Stations including ENYO Stillwaters Lekki Lagos, ENYO Olu-Obasanjo Station in Abuja … >>> Read Full Story



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By Henry Ojelu
The former 2nd Vice-president of Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Monday Ubani has refuted allegations that he is behind the smear campaign against Akwa Ibom state Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini.

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Ubani also denied being part of any team that allegedly doctored an audio confession of one of the witnesses at the ongoing Akwa Ibom election tribunal.
Speaking with Vanguard, Ubani said that the reports in the social media about his alleged role in the smear campaign against Igini and the doctored … >>> Read Full Story



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President Muhammadu Buhari has said he will assign portfolios, when his cabinet is formally inaugurated.
Buhari disclosed this via his verified Twitter page on Tuesday, hours after the Senate concluded screening of the 43 nominees he sent to them.

“I welcome the conclusion of the confirmation process for Ministerial nominees. I commend the Senate for speedily attending to this very important task.
“Portfolios will be assigned when the Cabinet is formally inaugurated. I look forward to working with this very capable team,” the tweet read.
All the 43 ministerial nominees sent to the Red Chamber have now been confirmed.

Buhari had last Tuesday sent a … >>> Read Full Story