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FG agrees to scrap BPE, NAPEP, NEIC, 217 others

•EFCC, ICPC to be merged, NYSC for restructuring Government has finally accepted recommendations of the Presidential Committee on Restructuring and Rationalisation of Federal Government parastatals, commissions and agencies led by former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Steven Oronsaye that 220 out of the 541 federal agencies should be scrapped. The

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Boko Haram kills 10 Ibadan traders in Borno

THERE was anger in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Monday, following a report that 10 traders from the Bodija Market in the ancient city were killed in Mugunu, Borno State by members of Boko Haram. Those killed were Seye Adegboyega, Jelili Popoola, Ojo Mosobalaje, Fatai Kareem, Femi Oyetunde, Ninalowo Saheed,

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Egypt army gives Mursi 48 hours to share power Egypt's armed forces handed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi a virtual ultimatum to share power on Monday, giving feuding politicians 48 hours to compromise or have the army impose its own roadmap for the country. A dramatic military statement broadcast on state television

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Sultan blames leaders for Nigeria’s woes

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has observed that the present crop of Nigerian leaders are not allowing the country to move forward. The Sultan, who is the leader of Muslims in Nigeria, also stated that Muslim unity is key to peaceful co-existence in the country. Addressing a gathering of Ulamas and other

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Tension in NIS over appointment of DCGs

There is growing disquiet in the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) over the appointment of new Deputy Comptrollers-General (DCGs) following the retirement of those on the rank after the recent appointment of new Comptroller General (CG), David S. Paradang. Seven DCGs were retired shortly after the appointment of Paradang about a month ago,

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