Confusion, gunshots at Kuje Prison as riot breaks out
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There have been increasing cases of jailbreaks in Nigeria in recent times. The post Confusion, gunshots at Kuje Prison as riot breaks out appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria .

‘World class’ nickel discovered in Nigeria, govt. to sign exploration deal with Australian firm
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Nickel is primarily sold for first use as refined metal. About 65 percent of it consumed in the West is used to produce stainless steel. The post ‘World class’ nickel discovered in Nigeria, govt. to sign exploration deal with...

TRAVEL: Life in Ely: Rural America, solid mineral mining and lessons for Nigeria
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"I think Nigeria has a lot to learn from the arguments for and against mining in Ely." The post TRAVEL: Life in Ely: Rural America, solid mineral mining and lessons for Nigeria appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria .

Nigerian Army’s Operation Crocodile Smile arrests suspected oil thieves in Niger Delta
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The Army is training its personnel on how to tackle crimes common to waterlogged terrains of the Niger Delta. The post Nigerian Army’s Operation Crocodile Smile arrests suspected oil thieves in Niger Delta appeared first on Premium...

EDITORIAL: The Growing Menace of the Monsanto-induced Pro-GMO Lobby in Nigeria
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"The current Monsanto project to grow glyphosate infused maize in Nigeria is a direct threat to our health." The post EDITORIAL: The Growing Menace of the Monsanto-induced Pro-GMO Lobby in Nigeria appeared first on Premium Times...

LIFESTYLE: When science bows to God
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A study by researchers in Richmond indicates that active involvement in a spiritual community is strongly linked to overall stability and health. The post LIFESTYLE: When science bows to God appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria .

Ambode nominates Subair as new LIRS chairman
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…Approves appointment of Dabiri as LAMATA MD Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday nominated Mr. Ayodele Hamzat Subair for confirmation by the State House of Assembly as the new Chairman of the Lagos State Internal Revenue...

Nigeria still 152nd in Human Development ranking
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Nigeria at the weekend retained its 2014 ranking of 152nd on the 2016 Human Development Index (HDI) report for Africa released by the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP in Nairobi, Kenya. Nigeria’s HDI value for 2014, according to...

Prominent lawyer assassinated in Rivers
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A prominent Port Harcourt -based lawyer, Ken Atsuwete, was assassinated on Monday morning. Atsuwete, an Itsekiti from Delta State, was murdered at his house in Aluu, near the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT). The deceased’s chamber...

Why military option won’t work in Niger Delta – IYC
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Ijaw youths on Monday strongly advised the Federal Government to drop the idea of deploying troops, fighter jets and other military hardwares to the Niger Delta region to flush out militants. As part of their resolutions after meeting in...

Nigerian universities develop anti-plagiarism software
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The University of Ilorin in collaboration with six other Nigerian universities have developed an anti-plagiarism software, designed to check academic fraud. According to the University Bulletin issued on Monday, the other universities are...

Ambode picks Subair as LIRS chairman
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The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has nominated Mr. Ayodele Subair, as the Chairman of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service. In a letter to the state House of Assembly, which was read on the floor of the House on Monday,...

APC may lose Ondo election over internal crisis – Alasoadura
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 An All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant in Ondo State, Sen. Tayo Alasoadura, has said the party may lose the forthcoming governorship election if its leadership does not resolve the crisis in the state chapter. 23 governorship...

2017 Budget: FG Trains 4,254 Officers
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Ahead of 2017 budget, the Federal Government on Monday commenced the training of planning and budget officers of 800 Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) nationwide. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma,...

Imo Govt. Owes Pensioners N16 B – Okorocha
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Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Monday said that the total pension burden hanging on Imo Government as at July, 2016, is more than N16 billion. Okorocha, who made the disclosure during a news conference in Owerri, said his priority now is how...

NSE Chairman Tasks Lagos Residents On Flood-Control Measures
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Mr Olalekan Taiwo, Apapa Branch Chairman Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), has renewed calls to Lagos State residents to clean up drainage channels in their neighbourhoods, to mitigate the impact of flooding. Taiwo, in an interview with...

NAFDAC Urges Rice Producers In Jigawa To Register
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The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Jigawa on Monday urged producers of rice to register with the agency and comply with its rules and regulations. The State’s Coordinator of NAFDAC, Mr Kunle...

Turkey’s Invasion Of Syria: The Roadmap To “Regime Change”?
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The US-backed Turkish invasion of Syria with its proxies in tow now moves further into Syria to seize Al-Bab in a landgrab to create Erdogan’s (and the U.S. neocon Brookings Institute’s) long desired jihadi “safe...

Sarkozy Launches French Presidential Bid Based on Anti-Muslim Hysteria
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Last Thursday, former right-wing President Nicolas Sarkozy of the Les Républicains (LR) party declared his candidacy in November’s LR primary for next year’s presidential election, with calls for unprecedented attacks...

Turkish Air Strikes Kill Civilians in US-Backed Invasion of Syria
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Turkey began bombing Kurdish-controlled areas in northern Syria Saturday as the US-backed incursion continued to spread. At least 35 civilians were killed in the air strikes, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. US air power and...