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Illegal Dismissal: Nigerian minister, permanent secretary face contempt proceeding

The judge had ordered the army council to reinstate one of the 38 officers compulsorily retired in June 2016. The post Illegal Dismissal: Nigerian minister, permanent secretary face contempt proceeding appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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WAEC: Private school owners, parents disagree with minister over exam postponement

“We are appealing to the education minister to reconsider his earlier position and allow the position of the stakeholders which is to allow the children to sit for the examinations to prevail.” The post WAEC: Private school owners, parents disagree with minister over exam postponement appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Minister of power directs contractors to return to sites

<p class="">The minister says the power sector is among the worst affected by the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria.</p> <h1>The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, has directed contractors handling power projects across the country to return to sites as COVID-19 lockdown by the Federal Government is being relaxed gradually.</h1> <p class=""><strong>Mr Aaron Artimas</strong>, Special Adviser, […]

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Former NDDC MD, Joy Nunieh makes damning revelations about Buhari’s Minister Akpabio (VIDEO)

Former Acting Managing Director of Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh has made some damning allegations against the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio. The former Acting MD addressed the press after she appeared before the Senate ad hoc Committee investigating NDDC. Nunieh in the interview recounted her […]

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Broadband penetration increases by five per cent – Minister

The official said the new policy resulted in broadband penetration currently at 40.1 percent, up from 35.1 per cent in August, 2019. The post Broadband penetration increases by five per cent – Minister appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Nigerian govt to privatise public schools ‘not doing well’ — Minister

“For instance, we have a lot of public schools that are not doing well; so, instead of building new schools, let us concession some of these schools to those who have the capacity to adopt and close-manage them very well.” The post Nigerian govt to privatise public schools ‘not doing well’ — Minister appeared first […]

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Buhari has approved Magu’s suspension — Minister

The AGF says the suspension was in order to allow for unhindered inquiry by the Presidential Investigation Panel under the Tribunals of Inquiry Act and other relevant laws The post Buhari has approved Magu’s suspension — Minister appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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FG Never Promised To Keep Fuel Price Permanently Low, Says Petroleum Minister

Fuel pump The recent increment in petrol pump price to over N140 has no doubt generated criticism from Nigerians in the last couple of days. Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, while reacting to the criticisms stated that at no time did the federal government promised to keep the price of petrol […]

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2023: Buhari’s Minister, Nwajiuba warns Southeast against ‘Igbo presidency’

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has cautioned the Southeast against the campaign for Igbo presidency. Nwajiuba said there was no time in the history of Nigeria that the presidency was ceded to a particular ethnic group based on tribe, hence the Southeast should be careful over the term Igbo presidency. Nwajiuba said: […]

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Kenyan minister to challenge Okonjo-Iweala, others for WTO DG

Amina Mohamed announced her candidature in a statement on Tuesday. The post Kenyan minister to challenge Okonjo-Iweala, others for WTO DG appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Kenya nominates Sports Minister, Amina Mohamed for top WTO job

<p class="">Kenya has nominated Amina Mohamed for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).</p> <p class="">Amina Mohamed is currently Kenya’s Sports Minister.</p> <p class="">The WTO is seeking a replacement for Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo who is leaving office a year early.</p> <p class="">This makes Ms Mohamed the sixth candidate to be nominated […]

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