Daily Updates National news 

Has NYSC been scrapped? Find out the Truth

There are a lot of NYSC news lately. The biggest one is connected with the fact that NYSC has been scrapped. Here we will take a look ay NYSC news today and the situation around the issue. NYSC Nigeria  You may have seen news headlines like the following: Breaking News: Federal Government scraps NYSC scheme. Federal Government says: “We will allow serving corps members to pass out”. NYSC DG appeals for calm. What happened? The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has dismissed the report that the scheme has been scrapped,…

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Grumblings In Nigerian Army Over Alleged Theft Of $6.3m UN Peace Keepers’ Allowances

Even though their professional creed would not let them speak out, a good number of Nigerian soldiers and officers are unhappy with their superior officers, who they accuse of embezzling funds meant for the welfare of the subordinates. For this reason they have quietly spoken out accusing the Nigerian military authorities of embezzling about $6.28 million (N2.318bn) paid by the United Nations Peace Keeping mission office as allowances for about 600 Nigeria soldiers and officers, who took part in a peace mission in Sudan between 2013 and 2015. The soldiers…

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BIAFRA: Kanu Unmoved By Threat Of Re-Arrest, Says No One Can Restrict His Movements

BIAFRA: Kanu Unmoved By Threat Of Re-Arrest, Says No One Can Restrict His Movements Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, is unruffled with calls by Edwin Clark, Arewa Youths and others for his re-arrest and said that Federal government doing such will only help quicken the actualization of the Republic of Biafra. He said this in Umuahia while addressing members of his group, adding that his movement to any part of the country, including Lagos, cannot be restricted. He said, “If you arrest me, Biafra will…

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BREAKING: POLICE FIRE TEARGAS AT ANTI-BUHARI PROTESTERS, INJURE 1 PERSON

  As the anti-Buhari protest continues in Abuja this morning, the police have fired teargas canisters to the protesters and injured one person. The protesters comprising various Civil Organisation Groups had gathered on Monday, calling for the return of President Muhammadu Buhari or his resignation. Buhari has been in the United Kingdom for over 90 days now and during their protest early this morning, the groups marched on the major street of the Federal Capital Territory, asking him to resign. However, the police, in a bid to disperse the protesters…

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EFCC GOES AFTER VARSITIES VCS OVER N5.7M FURNITURE ALLOWANCE

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is out to probe Vice-Chancellors of some Federal universities for allegedly collecting about N480, 000 as furniture allowance monthly. This was disclosed by the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) Professor Abubakar Rasheed. He said that the anti-graft agency will be probing the financial impropriety of the vice chancellors and their bursars and would ensure that they are prosecuted. Prof. Rasheed who was speaking at a workshop on economic recovery and growth for bursars of Federal universities in Abuja said that the…

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SERAP: How OBJ, Yar’Adua, GEJ Wasted N11tn On Electricity, Plunged Nigeria Into Darkness

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has alleged that administrations of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan, wasted over N11 trillion on electricity supply. SERAP made this revelation in a new report, maintaining that the over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply was allegedly squandered under those governments. The report noted that “the total estimated financial loss to Nigeria from corruption in the electricity sector starting from the return to democracy in 1999 to date is over N11 trillion.” “This represents public funds, private equity…

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Job Recruitment National news 

Again, NNPC Raises Alarm Over Recruitment Scam

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has, for the umpteenth time, stated that it has not launched a recruitment campaign of any kind for now. The latest clarification is coming on the heels of a fresh recruitment advert purportedly from the Corporation being circulated by e-mails and on various social media platforms. A statement by the Corporation’s spokesman, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, disclosed that the advert which is on a fake letterhead complete with NNPC logo is purportedly signed by the Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, and the Chief Operating…

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