• Unemployed graduates in the 36 states storm to register for Peace Corps job nationwide

    Unemployed graduates in the 36 states storm to register for Peace Corps job nationwide

    Against the backdrop of the recent passage of the Peace Corps bill into law by the senate, thousands of unemployed graduates in the 36 states of the federation have continued to storm the state offices of the organization for job registration.

    The development, according to checks, has led to the processing of the documents and credentials of the affected unemployed graduates for proper registration.

    It was further learnt that the affected unemployed graduates had stormed various media representatives’ offices in some states […]

  • Federal government opens register for recovered assets to prevent re-looting

    Federal government opens register for recovered assets to prevent re-looting

    According to reports, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Friday disclosed that the federal government has created a register for all recovered assets stolen by corrupt officials, explaining that the move was to prevent “re-looting” of what was being recovered.

    Speaking at a meeting with representative of the United Nations, UN Secretary-General for West Africa in Abuja, Mohammed Ibn Chambas, he said the register would be made public soon.

    Mohammed said, “Corruption is as dangerous as terrorism. For […]

  • 40 couples register for mass wedding in Jigawa

    40 couples register for mass wedding in Jigawa

    No fewer than 80 persons have registered in Gwaram Local Government Area to participate in a mass wedding, sponsored by the Jigawa Government.

    The Local Government’s Information Officer, Nasiru Yusif, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse on Friday that the new suitors comprised of 40 men and 40 women.

    Yusif said the Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the wedding in the area, Abdullahi Basirka, announced the figure at a stakeholder meeting held in Gwaram on Thursday.

    He said that […]

  • Nigerian terrorist jailed in US on fake voters register for Edo poll – Oshiomhole

    Nigerian terrorist jailed in US on fake voters register for Edo poll – Oshiomhole

    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has alerted the public to the existence of a fake voter’s register in the state, which has the portrait of a convicted terrorist, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, popularly referred to as the Underwear Bomber, ahead of the gubernatorial election holding on Wednesday.

    Speaking during a visit to him by the United States Consul General in Lagos, John Bray, Oshiomhole said he was shocked to see the portrait of the “underwear bomber” in the fake register, but […]

  • 4,395 couples register for mass-wedding in Kano

    4,395 couples register for mass-wedding in Kano

    No fewer than 4,395 prospective couples wishing to participate in the Kano State Government’s mass wedding have so far registered for the programme.

    The state government had directed the Hisba Board to register all interested prospective couples in the state.

    Dr Abba Sufi, the Director-General of the board, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Saturday.

    Sufi said of the number, 3,117 couples were registered by Hisba offices in 41 local government areas of […]

  • Nigerian Women Register For Mass Wedding in Kano (photos)

    Nigerian Women Register For Mass Wedding in Kano (photos)

    Thousands of women as are to be matched with men in the northern part of Nigeria in a state practice that kicked off four years ago.

    In Kano, about 10, 000 Muslim women who desire to be married and have not found their perfect match, have registered for a mass wedding.

    The Hizba board which is the main Islamic authority in the state, have over the years arranged mass weddings in a bid to reduce the number of single women in the […]

  • Police recruitment websites crash, inaccessible as 8,000 applicants register

    Police recruitment websites crash, inaccessible as 8,000 applicants register

    Attempts by many candidates to apply for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force were frustrated on Friday as the two police portals for the recruitment crashed and were inaccessible for most part of the day.

    The Police Service Commission had directed interested candidates to apply through its website, www.psc.gov.ng or that of the Nigeria Police Force, www.npf.gov.ng, but the two websites crashed due to huge traffic.

    It was gathered that many candidates could not apply online at different cyber cafés and had […]