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12 UniAbuja medical students fail final exam after 12 years

Twelve of the 30 pioneer medical students of the University of Abuja ( UNIABUJA ), who enrolled in 2005, failed their final examinations, an official has said. Mr Waziri Garba, Deputy Registrar UNIABUJA in charge of Information and Publications, made

Auchi poly staff unions confident of Rector’s ability to liquidate N1.8bn debt

Auchi Polytechnic staff on Monday said they had implicit confidence that the acting Rector, Dr Sanusi Jimah, would redeem his pledge to liquidate arrears of the inherited N1.8 billion owed to unions at the institution. The three unions in the

China deny role in Zimbabwe crisis

ReutersGeneral Constantino Chiwenga (pictured at last week’s inauguration) visited China earlier this month The Chinese government has dismissed speculation it was involved in the overthrow of Robert Mugabe. Questions over the possible role Zimbabwe’s long-time ally may have played were

Rich Nigerians targeted over tax payments

AFPNigeria is recovering from a recession Nigeria’s government plans to write to 500 wealthy Nigerians with property and trusts abroad, urging them to come clean about their tax status or risk being being prosecuted and fined. In a statement, the

Darfur war crimes suspect arrested

Sudan has arrested a milita chief described by a human rights group as “the poster child for Janjaweed atrocities in Darfur” – nine years after he was appointed as a government aide. Musa Hilal was arrested by Sudan’s counter-insurgency forces

Cake Festival In Abuja, Nigeria

By Chris Ewokor for BBC Africa A cake festival is being held in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, to celebrate the West African state’s history and culture since independence in 1960. Bakers have been asked to depict key moments in the former

Cameroon’s Eto’o denies saving ‘slaves’ from Libya

 People on social media are sharing photos appearing to show migrants returning home from Libya after being released from slavery. However, the top image dates back at least a year and shows migrants leaving Libya for Burkina Faso: View image on

PHOTOS: Tinubu on board as Buhari heads to Abidjan for EU-AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) have departed Abuja for the European Union-African Union (EU-AU) summit in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar; Bauchi governor, and Udom Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom governor, are also

Revealed! The Position Of The National Secretariat Of Mdzough U Tiv On Lagos State Chapter

Mdzough U Tiv National Secretariat’s attention has been drawn to the malicious and defamatory stories by some members of the Tiv community in Lagos against the National Secretariat and in particular against our able President General, Chief Engr. Edward Iyorshaa

PhotoNews: Abounu Commences Interactive Meetings With The Grassroots

Gets endorsement for 2019 Elections. Benue State Deputy Governor, Engr Benson Abounu yesterday commenced a tour of the 9 local government areas in Benue South Senatorial District with visits to Agatu and Apa local government areas and a promise that

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