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Ekiti State gets $3m from World Bank to spend on three technical colleges in bid to address skills shortage

EKITI State government has entered into a deal with the World Bank that will it being given $3m to spend on three government technical colleges as part of the global Bank’s Innovation and Development Effectiveness for Acquisition of Skills (Ideas) programme.



Armed gunmen kidnap Bible Christian Crusade Mission general overseer in Calabar

PASTOR Joseph Okoro the general overseer of the Bible Christian Crusade Mission (BCCM) in Calabar has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen and whisked away in what is thought to be another abduction for ransom case.



Bianca thrown a lifeline as Abuja high court nullifies Apga's Anambra South Senatorial primaries

BIANCA Ojukwu may still get a shot at becoming a senator next year when Nigeria goes to the polls after an Abuja high court nullified the All Progressives Grand Alliance’s (Apga) primaries in the Anambra South Senatorial District.



Senators approve the injection of a fresh sum of $1bn into the Ajaokuta Steel Company

SENATORS have approved an additional sum of $1bn to be injected into the Ajaokuta Steel Company as part of a federal government plan to complete and resuscitate the controversial plant and get it back to full production.



Ovie Ejaria follows in the footsteps of Umar Sadiq and leaves Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers

NIGERIAN Ovie Ejaria has joined compatriot Umar Sadiq and left Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers after manager Steven Gerrard gave him permission to leave and return to his parent club Liverpool after a spell of poor performances.


Plateau youth sentenced to six months imprisonment by Jos high court for stealing chickens

PLATEAU State youth Fahad Mohammed has been sentenced to six month imprisonment by a Jos high court after he was convicted of stealing chickens after he confessed to committing the crime last month.


Jos Upper Area Court Area Three, sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Mr Mohammed, 20, to prison after he pleaded guilty before Justice Yahaya Mohammed to the act of theft. However, Justice Mohammed, gave the convict an option of paying a N5,000 ($17) fine following his decision to plead guilty.


Katsina State and Niger Republic's Maradi region sign cross-border bilateral agreement

NIGERIA'S Katsina State government and that of the Maradi Region in Niger Republic have signed a three-year bilateral agreement designed to check the activities of criminals operating along their common borders.



Saraki to attend Trump's new Africa strategy summit today as Washington seeks to regain ground lost to China and Russia

SENATE president Senator Bukola Saraki will meet US President Donald Trump today when he represents Nigeria's at Washington's Strategy for Africa summit organised to generate more foreign direct investment (FDI) into the continent.



Pope Francis demotes to cardinals accused of being involved in child sex abuse scandals

POPE Francis 1 has demoted two cardinals amid allegations that they were involved in sex abuse scandals as part of the ongoing drive by the Catholic Church to clean up its image in the midst of numerous allegations of impropriety.



Stoke City's Oghene Etebo quietly marries his long-term heartthrob Ebhota Bethel in Warri

STOKE City and Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has quietly got married to his long-term fiancée and mother of his child Ebhota Bethel at a private ceremony in Warri in Delta State.


Devoid of the normal fanfare and razzmatazz which has known to characterise the marriages of many footballers, Etebo opted for a quiet traditional wedding ceremony. It was attended by members of Etebo’s immediate family, friends, a relatives and his in-laws at the bride’s family house.




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