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Access Bank Increases Staff Salaries

It was indeed a merry Monday at Access Bank Plc yesterday as members of staff were pleasantly surprised by a salary increase in spite of the prevailing economic realities in Nigeria.The Bank’s leadership, headed by Herbert Wigwe, approved this increase to cushion the effect of rising costs in the country. This information was obtained from members of […]

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EFCC RECRUITMENT: BEWARE OF SCAMMERS

It has come to the knowledge of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that some unscrupulous members of the public have been defrauding unsuspecting Nigerians in the on-going recruitment exercise by the Commission. The modus operandi of the scammers is to request for applications from job – seeking Nigerians and later inform the applicants […]

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Federal Government to Recruits 1.3 Million Teachers in Nigeria

The Federal Government yesterday said it needs about 1.3 million teachers in the next six years to close the teaching gap in the basic education sector.Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu, who stated this at the national flag-off of 2015 Teacher Professional Development (TPD) programme organised by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) in Abuja,added […]

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JAMB Withdraws Candidates’ List Sent to Varsities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has withdrawn the list of recommended candidates for admission earlier sent to Universities and other tertiary institutions.The announcement was contained in a statement by the spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjmin.JAMB explained that the decision was to ensure that the Senate of Universities perform their statutory responsibility of conducting […]

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2 Ekpoma Students Arrested By NAF For NAF Recruitment Scam

Two friends out to defraud unsuspecting applicants of the ongoing Nigerian Air Force (NAF)  Recruitment Exercise 2016 have been arrested and paraded today before the press in Abuja. The duo, Messers ENDURANCE EHICHOYA (Principal Suspect) and DAVID ANSWER EGHOSA (Accomplice), both 21 years old and students of Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, were arrested in Ekpoma […]

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Kebbi State Governor Orders Immediate Sack of Teachers

 Kebbi State Governor pays unscheduled visit to schools, orders immediate sack of five teachers over absenteeism The Governor, who is well known for paying unscheduled visits to government facilities, offices and schools, warned that his government will not condone laziness, absenteeism, idleness, unpunctuality and falsehood in the discharge of duties by teachers and supervisors in […]

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Kidnappers In Rivers Now Lure Victims With Job Interviews

Kidnappers  in Rivers State have devised a new means of getting at their victims and making their families part with huge sums of money as ransoms. It was gathered that kidnappers had begun to send text messages, inviting their victims for job interviews but they hold them hostage as soon as they turn up at the […]

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Edo To Recruit 10,000 Teachers (State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB )

State Universal Basic Education, SUBEB – Over 10,000 teachers will soon be recruited into the services of the Edo State Government to address the paucity of teachers in some local government areas of the state, Prince Stephen Alao, chairman of the state Universal Basic Education, SUBEB, has said. The SUBEB boss who disclosed this to Vanguard, […]

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ITF to Train 37,000 Youths on Industrial Skills

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has said that 37, 000 young Nigerians would benefit from the National Industrial Skills Development Programme (NISDP) aimed at job creation, youth and women empowerment and industrialization of the nation’s economy.The Director-General of the Fund, Mr. Dickson Onuoha, revealed that potential trainees from 18 states selected for the first batch […]

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10 Things Every Corps Member Should Know About The New Cbn Loan

The Central Bank of Nigeria yesterday announced that it has set aside N2.5bn for members of the National Youth Service Corps with good business ideas to actualise their dreams. The fund according to the apex bank will be distributed to corps members under the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Programme, YEPD. Here are 10 key things you […]

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View PTDF Scholarship List of Successful Candidates 2016/2017 PhD/ MSc

PTDF Scholarship List of Successful Candidates for PhD Overseas 2016/2017. This is to inform all candidates who participated in the Oral Interview for the PhD award held between 18th – 22 of April, 2016, that the list of successful candidates for the award of the 2016/2017 PTDF Overseas Scholarship (PhD) has been published.The breakdown indicates that […]

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FG sacks management of Niger Delta Holding Company of Nigeria

The Federal Government has dissolved the executive management of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company of Nigeria Limited led by James Abiodun Olotu. The sack is contained in a statement released by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal today June 10th. Chiedu Ugbo has been announced as the acting MD […]

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Aso Villa Demo Day 2016 (http://avdd.gov.ng/)

IF YOU COULD PITCH ONE IDEA TO MR.PRESIDENT, WHAT WOULD IT BE? This July, the Federal Government will set the stage for the unveiling of “50 most innovative startups” in Nigeria, at the first ever Aso Villa Demo Day. The ASO VILLA DEMO DAY aims to showcase the best of Nigeria’s startups to the President […]

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Bank Chiefs Agree to Suspend Mass Sack

The Bankers Committee which is the umbrella body of Chief Executives of deposit money banks in Nigeria, have agreed to suspend the mass sack of workers in their industry. The decision was taken at a meeting they had in Abuja yesterday June 9th.Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, the Managing Director/CEO of Standard Chartered, Nigeria, […]

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Federal Government Recruitment of 500,000 Unemployed Graduates (N-Power Programme)

Update Job Title: N-Power Teacher Corps Programme (N-Power Health) Location: NationwideStart Date: 1st AugustDuration: 2 years (Participants will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment) Certification: National Skills Qualification (NSQ) N-Power Teacher Corps ProgrammesThe N-Power Teacher Corps will engage and train 500,000 young unemployed graduates. It is a paid volunteering programme of a 2 year […]

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NPF Recruitment: Police to Disqualify Applicants with Tattoo

The Enugu State Police Command says it will disqualify any applicant with tattoo in its ongoing nationwide recruitment. Public Relations Officer of the Enugu State Police Command, Ebere Amaraizu, said this to newsmen in Enugu state yesterday June 6th. “The present recruitment is for degree holders and will last for three weeks and after that, […]

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Skye Bank Sacked 200 Staff

Skye bank yesterday June 6th, laid off 200 of its staff, disregarding the Federal government directive to all banks to halt all retrenchment exercise.  According to the management of the bank, the sacking of 200 of its workers was because the affected staff failed in their 2015 appraisal.The affected workers got to work yesterday only to […]

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Audio Tape: Lecturer Sexually Harassing One of his Student Leaks

Dr Mohammed Sani Idiagbon, pictured above, who was the Head of Department of the University of Ilorin, has reportedly resigned from office after an audio where he was asking for sexual favors from one of his students named Faith, leaked online.According to Sahara Reporters, who leaked the audio last week, Faith is a 200 level […]

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FG Scraps Post UTME – JAMB Cutoff is 180 for Schools

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, today announced the scrapping of post UTME examinations organized by various Universities for prospective students who partake in JAMB examinations.Speaking at the opening of the 2016 Combined Policy Meeting on Admissions to Universities, Polytechnics and other higher institutions in Nigeria, Adamu said the Federal government had confidence in the examination […]

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Police Service Commission Shortlists 338,227 for 10,000 Police Jobs

Click Here to view Police Service Commission (PSC) List Of Shortlisted Candidates For 2016 Recruitment Nationwide The Police Service Commission says it has shortlisted 338,227 applicants out of the 911,438 that applied for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force.The Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Mike Okiro, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja, said […]