Month: September 2019

UK: Changes To Visa, Immigration Rules Effective October 1

UK Immigration Update: Statement of Changes to Immigration Rules Announced A statement of changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules was announced on 9 September. Here is a summary of the most relevant changes. Tier 2 (General) This category allows UK companies to sponsor non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals to work in skilled roles in the …

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FOI: Buhari’s State House Among Most Non-Transparent Govt Institutions – Survey

Despite his government’s professed commitment to transparency, President Muhammadu Buhari’s office is still hoarding public information – especially its financial dealings from Nigerians, a new survey has found. The State House is the third least responsive public institution in this year’s Freedom of Information and Compliance ranking. The annual ranking in its seventh edition was …

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Anthony Sani: South Exported Banditry, Kidnapping, Armed Robbery To The North

•Tells IPoB: North not afraid of Nigeria breaking up •On community policing: Multiplication of security outfits not helpful. •On 2023: Southern leaders cannot decide zoning for political parties By Ben Agande, Kaduna The Secretary General of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Anthony Sani, in this interview, speaks on the state of the nation, saying the North …

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Atiku Reacts To Death Of Stanley Nwabia

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the February presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed sadness at the death of social commentator, Stanley Nwabia, Igbere TV reports. Mr Nwabia, 43, reportedly died on Sunday following an unsuccessful blood transfusion procedure in Lagos State. He was a supporter of the opposition PDP and unapologetic critic of President …

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For Buhari’s Sake, So Many Projects Go To Daura

Many projects have been completed with several still ongoing. Some are still being planned as sites have been allocated for them. Some of the projects include rehabilitation or expansion of existing ones, re-activation and completion of those abandoned as well as new ones. Heavy-duty machines and construction sites can be seen at different locations executing …

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Zlatan Ibile ‘Tacha Body Odour’ Song: Nigerians Slam Singer

Nigerians Attack Zlatan Ibile after making a Tacha body odour song. Zlatan Ibile has sparked online debate after releasing a snippet of his song dissing Tacha’s body odour. Nigerians have reacted following the release of a snippet video by musician, Zlatan Ibile mocking Tacha’s alleged body odor in a yet-to-be-released song. Nigerians Attack Zlatan Ibile …

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Police Confirms Arrest Of Officers For Extorting Software Developer

Four police officers have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for extorting money from a software developer whom they accused of Internet fraud. According to Punch Online, the cops are now being interrogated for the act. The police spokesman, Bala Elkana, noted that three other civilians suspected to have been involved in the …

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Jubilation In Kebbi As Bagudu Pays New Minimum Wage Of N30,000

The announcement of the commencement of payment of new minimum wage in September, 2019 by Kebbi state government came to the people of the state especially civil servants as a big surprise. When the announcement was made on Monday 23rd September, 2019 by the Secretary to the Kebbi State Government, Alhaji Babale Umar, flanked by …

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Lagos Light Rail And The Problem Of Accountability – Businessday

By Chris Akor For a city of over 22 million people, it is inconceivable that the predominant means of transportation is road. Every day, more than eight million commuters are cramped into a tiny and often bad network of 9,100 roads. A study, in 2017, rated Lagos the third most stressful city in the world …

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Buhari & His Country Want To Put An End To Us – Benin Republic Traders

Benin Republic Laments Nigerian Border Closure Dozens of baskets brimming with newly-picked tomatoes gently rot in the sticky heat, becoming the latest casualty in a bout of trade tension between Benin and Nigeria. AFP Cotonou -Dozens of baskets brimming with newly-picked tomatoes gently rot in the sticky heat, becoming the latest casualty in a bout …

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