PDP: NDDC boss collapsed under weight of corruption

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said the dramatic collapse of the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Daniel Pondei while being grilled by the House of Representatives further underscored the weight of corruption that has bedeviled the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration. In a statement on Monday by the spokesman of PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, the …

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Breaking: Ismaila Isa Funtua is Dead

Founding Managing Director of Democrat Newspaper and former President of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua, is dead. He died of cardiac arrest Monday night. He was life patron of Newspaper’s Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) and Chairman of Bulet Construcion company. He will be buried according to Islamic rites Tuesday. Details later…  158 total views

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nigeria: govt, states, lgas shared n3.815 trillion in 180 days

The Federal, States and Local Governments have shared about N3.815trn from revenue accruals to the Federation Account from January to June this year Statistical data published by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) on the disbursements to the three tiers of government in the period under review showed that they shared N647.35bn in January, N581.57bn in February, N780.93bn in March, …

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JAMB announces date for commencement of admissions for 2020/2021 session

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved August 21 for tertiary institutions to commence first and second choice admission for the 2020/2021 session. This was contained in the 2020 admission guidelines signed by JAMB’s Registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, on Sunday The board warned institutions not to bypass the Central Admission Processing System CAPS), through which admissions must be conducted. …

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