27 States Spend N106 Billion On 35 Varsities in One Year

[Guardian] State universities in the country are growing in number, but the funds to run them only come in trickles. According to the budgets of 27 states examined by The Guardian, the total amount allocated to 32 such universities in 2016 by the owner…

[Guardian] State universities in the country are growing in number, but the funds to run them only come in trickles. According to the budgets of 27 states examined by The Guardian, the total amount allocated to 32 such universities in 2016 by the owner-state governments was N106 billion. In contrast, the 2016 operating revenue of the New York State University (NYU) financed by the government of the state of New York and estimated at N940 billion ($3.075 billion), was nearly nine times higher, using the official excha

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Nigeria Loses U.S.$2 Billion Annually to Biometric Duplication

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government may be loosing $2 billion annually to the duplication of biometric collection by government agencies, an Information technology expert has said.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government may be loosing $2 billion annually to the duplication of biometric collection by government agencies, an Information technology expert has said.

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Mikel Obi, Ighalo Return As Rohr Picks 23 for Cameroon Tie

[Guardian] Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr yesterday recalled Skipper John Obi Mikel, Odion Ighalo and Leon Balogun for the back-to-back Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.

[Guardian] Super Eagles' Manager, Gernot Rohr yesterday recalled Skipper John Obi Mikel, Odion Ighalo and Leon Balogun for the back-to-back Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Shucks! Cops Sniff Out R10 Million Stash of Perlemoen in Cape Town House

[News24Wire] Two men were arrested after police officers discovered perlemoen (abalone) in a house in Cape Town with an estimated street value of R10m, Western Cape police said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Two men were arrested after police officers discovered perlemoen (abalone) in a house in Cape Town with an estimated street value of R10m, Western Cape police said on Wednesday.

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Prioritise Niger Delta Issues, Group Tells Government

[Guardian] Yenagoa -An advocacy group, Pan Niger Delta People’s Congress (PNDPC) has urged the Federal Government to prioritise issues in the oil-rich region for sustainable peace.

[Guardian] Yenagoa -An advocacy group, Pan Niger Delta People's Congress (PNDPC) has urged the Federal Government to prioritise issues in the oil-rich region for sustainable peace.

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Justice Ademola – NJC Seeks Appeal Court Order to Continue Probe

[Daily Trust] The National Judicial Council (NJC) has appealed the judgment of a Federal High Court in Abuja stopping the investigation of Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the court over alleged corruption.

[Daily Trust] The National Judicial Council (NJC) has appealed the judgment of a Federal High Court in Abuja stopping the investigation of Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the court over alleged corruption.

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We Can’t Condone 30% Drug Addicts As Teachers – Bagudu

[Daily Trust] Birnin Kebbi -Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has tasked the leadership of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) to take steps against increasing cases of fake and drug addicted teachers in the state and the country.

[Daily Trust] Birnin Kebbi -Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has tasked the leadership of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) to take steps against increasing cases of fake and drug addicted teachers in the state and the country.

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