Author Archives: The Citizen

Fed Govt warns MDAs against inflating personnel budgets

The Federal Government has issued a warning to the chief executive officers of all its Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) against inflating their personnel budgets ...

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JAMB conducts selection exams for pilgrims medical doctors

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has conducted a selection examination for medical doctors who applied to work during the Jerusalem pilgrimage of the ...

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Union Bank unveils upgraded branches

Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has reiterated its commitment to providing simpler and smarter banking services to its teeming customers with the unveiling of three ...

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Eid-el-Fitr: Kano governor grants amnesty to 500 prisoners

Kano State Government on Sunday granted pardon to 500 inmates of prisons in the state to mark the Eid-el-Fitr. The state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, ...

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Rivers: Why I dissolved state cabinet – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike who over the weekend suddenly announced the dissolution of the State Executive Council has explained that he consulted with leadership ...

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Umahi flags off ANDP 5,000 housing project in Ebonyi …confirms state/BoI joint fund for SMEs

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi  on Saturday laid the foundation for the 5,000 unit of blocks for less privileged in Umuobuna Etiti ...

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Eid-el-Fitr: Gov. Ugwuanyi visits Enugu Mosque, calls for prayers, peace, national unity

As Muslim faithful celebrate Eid-el-Fidr, which marks the end of Ramadan, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on them to use the period ...

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Soludo heads Ohanaeze Strategy Committee

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Saturday took an initiative to neutralise last week’s quit notice issued by Arewa youths to Igbo residents in ...

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2018 CHAN: Salisu Yusuf picks 44 players for camping

Super Eagles chief coach, Salisu Yusuf has selected 44 players for camping as Nigeria gear up for the qualifiers of the 2018 Africa Nations Championship ...

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Above the law? – The Nation

Still on killer herdsmen For decades, he has been a prominent feature on Nigeria’s geographical landscape. There is hardly any part of the country that ...

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