PTAD begins verification of Lagos civil service pensioners

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), says the verification of eligible civil service pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme(DBS) in Lagos State will begin from Sept.18 and end on Sept.29. A statement from PTAD’s management in Abuja on Sunday indicates that verification of the pensioners in Lagos will be the second phase of the exercise …
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Zimbabwean restaurant operator confesses love for Nigerian foods

Miss Jane Mareya, a 31-year-old Zimbabwean restaurant operator in Pretoria, says she sells only Nigerian foods because of her love for them. She said in Pretoria on Sunday that she had been cooking Nigerian foods since 2013. She said: “I worked for a Nigerian food seller, who is late, for three years. “I started my …
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Be Careful, Men Are Deceivers, Lady Warns Singles

A distraught 23 years old single from Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State, North Central, Nigeria, Miss Ajarat Adams has warned her colleagues who are still single to be careful and prayerful before entering into a relationship with any man to avoid falling in to the hand of a wicked man like her estranged lover (Name withheld ) who impregnated and abandoned her at the hospital where she gave birth the baby who died same day due to lack of money.
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South-East: APDA commends military, governors on peace restoration

The Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has commended the actions of the military, governors and other stakeholders toward restoring peace in the South East geopolitical zone of the country. The party gave the commendation in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Tosin Adeyanju, on Sunday in Abuja. He stated that the party commended …
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PENGASSAN tells Federal Government to settle marketers debts

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) on Sunday called on the Federal Government to settle all debts allegedly owed oil marketers to engender growth of the oil and gas industry and develop the nation’s economy. The union made the call against the backdrop of threat by the marketers to embark …
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Strike: ASUU hopeful of fruitful meeting with Federal Government

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it is looking forward to a fruitful deliberation with the Federal Government on Monday, Sept 18, in an attempt to end the ongoing strike embarked upon by university lecturers. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi said this on Sunday in Lagos. Lecturers in the nation’s universities …
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Cleric urges Christians to forgive, coexist peaceful

Rev. Fr. Cyril Udom, Associate Priest, Christ the King Catholic Church, Kurudu, Abuja, has urged Christians to avoid bearing anger and always forgive one another to promote peaceful coexistence. He made the call in a sermon on Sunday at Saint Joseph Mukassa Catholic Church, Gidan Mangoro, Abuja. In the sermon, he decried the attitude of …
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Agitations: Islamic cleric calls for peace, unity

An Islamic cleric in Nasarawa State, Malam Ishaq Adudu, on Sunday, sued for peace and tolerance in the country, irrespective of ethnic, religious and political affiliations despite agitation by Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Adudu, who is the Chief Imam of Gidi Magoro, Lafia Mosque, made the call in Lafia. He said peace was a …
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IPOB: Opposition’s plot to destabilize Nigeria – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not set up to fight for the right of anyone or group but a tool by opposition to destabilize the country. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this at a news conference in Lagos on Sunday and alleged that IPOB was being …
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