Jos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 3)

Jos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. FG not stopping teaching of CRK in schools- LALONGRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Vanguard

    Jos-Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, yesterday dismissed insinuations that the Federal Government was in the process of stopping the teaching of Christian Religious Knowledge, CRK, in primary and secondary schools in the country. The governor, who spoke while addressing the 90th General Church Council, GCC of Church of Christ in Nations, COCIN in Jos, said many clerics had approached him on the issue and urged those spreading the rumour to stop as such was doing more harm than good to the polity.

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  2. Nigeria: Groups to Go Ahead With Strike Despite Court OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Despite an order of the National Industrial Court restraining the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from going ahead with their planned strike to protest the hike in price of petrol, the strike will go ahead as planned on Wednesday, labour officials have said. The General Secretary of the NLC, Peter Ozo-Eson, on Tuesday night told PREMIUM TIMES that from all indications the strike would go on as planned.

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  3. Reps summon minister, NFF officials over football crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    The House of Representatives yesterday summoned the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, Nigerian Football Federation officials, head of legal department of the Sports Ministry and other stakeholders on the lingering crisis in the sport sector. This came as the House yesterday directed its committee on sports to interface with the relevant stakeholders in the sector and report to Chamber within two weeks for further legislative action.

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  4. Christian Girl Kidnapped, Held for Two Years by Sharia CommissionRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    When Mr. Christopher Oshi, of Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State, decided to allow his daughter, Blessing, to go and live with a relative, Jonathan Michael Ogbonna, in Jos, Plateau State, in 2012, there were no indications that the move would, with time, result in an unbearable tragedy for his family. Blessing was nine years old at the time, and it was expected that the relocation to Jos would expose her to a better life in the household of her uncle, who is also married with children.

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  5. Nigeria: DISCOs Disconnect Legacy DebtorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The nation's power sector crisis deepened at the weekend following the mass disconnection of legacy debtors by all the electricity distribution companies to protest the huge unpaid electricity bills by this class of consumers. For now, all historic debtors, including residential, commercial, industrial and government establishments across the three tiers of government would have to find alternative means of electricity supply until this debt issue is resolved, said the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors .

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  6. N93bn debt: DISCOs embark on mass disconnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Vanguard

    T he nation's power sector crisis deepened, weekend, following the mass disconnection of historic debtors by all the electricity distribution companies, DISCOs, to protest the huge unpaid electricity bills by this class of consumers. For now, all historic debtors, including residential, commercial, industrial and govern-ment establishments across the three tiers of government, would have to find alternative means of electricity supply until this debt issue is resolved.

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  7. These are not real Fulani herdsmen, but, those trained to soak the...Read the original story

    May 14, 2016 | Nigeriaworld

    Available statistics to us in government show that contrary to media report that these violent herdsmen are the conventional Nigerian Fulanis, they are not, giving strong credence to the possibility of the violent herdsmen to be another form of terrorists in the mode of Boko Haram No, I think this is another step by the Fulanis to expand to other parts of Nigeria. I recall the struggles of the Fulanis with the Birom people in the North, in Plateau state; they struggled with the indigenous population in Nasarawa, now by their current record they have occupied Bukuru and driven away the indigenous settlers.

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  8. How to end perennial crisis in Nigerian footballRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Vanguard

    It is no longer news that at every election year there is always crisis that usually threatens the smooth running of the nation's football. This ugly trend which took a rather dangerous dimension from the December 2005 elective congress of the then Nigeria Football Association in Kano has continued to rear its ugly head since then.

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  9. SES moves over 25 million households in Nigeria to digitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    SES will be providing the space segment and specific platform services for the DTH service which will be used to feed the DTT transmitters around the country - a Hybrid DTH/DTT solution. Using teleport services provided by SES local teleport partner CWG, the channels are aggregated from all over Nigeria by way of microwave, fibre, IP or satellite, and then multiplexed before uplink to the ASTRA-2F satellite at 28.2 degrees East.

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  10. Drama as EFCC arraigns Provost, 4 others over N359 m fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Vanguard

    By Soni Daniel The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, arraigned some top officials of the Federal School of Medical Laboratory Technology, FSMLT, Jos, Plateau State before Justice Y. G. Dakwak of the Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos on a 15-count charge bordering on conspiracy and diversion of funds to the tune of N359 million. The accused persons are: Dr. Nkereuwem Sunday Etukudo, Provost, Yusuf Samuel, Accountant, Ernest Demtoe, Secretary of Tenders Board, Goodluck Echewa and Esio Udoh, both contractors of FSMLT.

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  11. SES Moves over 25 Million Households in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Financial Mirror

    LUXEMBOURG & LAGOS, Nigeria-- -- SES , a world-leading satellite operator, has signed a multi-year agreement with Cable Channels Nigeria Ltd. to provide a strategic, reliable and stable video platform, via SES's prime orbital position 28.2 degrees East, for the provision of Digital Terrestrial Television and Direct to Home broadcast platforms in Nigeria. SES will utilise teleport services provided by its local partner Computer Warehouse Group Plc.

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  12. Nigeria: Power Firms Begin Nationwide DisconnectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The 11 electricity distribution companies have announced plans to begin a nationwide disconnection of historical debtors made up mainly of government ministries, departments and agencies whose collective debts now stand in excess of N78 billion by the end of April, this year. This was disclosed at the weekend in Abuja by the executive director, Research and Advocacy, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors , Sunday Oduntan.

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  13. Nigeria: Okpekpe Road Race - Pam, Shehu Emerge Top Nigerian FinishersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Adamu Shehu, with a time of 32.15 seconds, and Deborah Pam, with 38.18 seconds, were the first Nigerians to cross the finishing line in the fourth edition of the Okpekpe 10 kilometres held Saturday in Edo State, South-South Nigeria. While Adamu is claiming his first in Okpekpe, Pam who hails from Jos, showed that she was the Queen of Road Racing in Nigeria as her triumph meant she won two editions of the Okpekpe race which last year became the first IAAF Bronze labelled race in West African.

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  14. FG to partner Akwa Ibom govt. to reverse medical tourism abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Vanguard

    The Federal Government says it will partner with the Akwa Ibom Government on the operations of Ibom Specialist Hospital, Uyo, to stop Nigerians from seeking medical treatment abroad. The Minister of Health, Prof.

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  15. Nigeria: Plateau Govt Recovers Looted N2.7 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau says he has recovered N2.7 billion looted through the State Universal Basic Education Board by the past administration in the State. Lalong made the disclosure in an interactive session with Correspondents Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists as part of activities to mark his 53rd birthday in Jos on Thursday.

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  16. Digital switch over, new dawn in TV broadcasting - MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Vanguard

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the migration from analogue to digital broadcasting is a new dawn that will revolutionize television broadcasting in the entire West African sub-region. Alhaji Mohammed stated this in Abuja on Wednesday while addressing journalists on the roll-out of the pilot phase of the Digital Switch Over in Jos, Plateau State, on Saturday.

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  17. Nigeria: Again, JUTH Workers Protest Over Salary StoppageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Union at the Jos University Teaching Hospital , on Wednesday protested against the hospital management's decision to stop their salaries over two-month old strike. Led by their chairman and secretary, Comrade Mustapha Kabiru and Pharm Samfi Pius Kesuwo respectively, the protesters, all dressed in black attire, marched along several Jos streets with various hand-written placards.

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  18. Digital broadcasting will boost Nigeria's global presence in broadcasting - CTO scribeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Vanguard

    By Emeka Aginam The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization , Shola Taylor, has said that digital broadcasting would boost Nigeria's global presence in broadcasting. Tayor who dropped this hint when he spoke at the pilot launch of Nigeria's digital terrestrial broadcasting switchover held in Jos, Plateau State.

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  19. AFRICA/NIGERIA - Bishops: "President, we are with you in the fight against corruption and violence"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Fides News

    "We commend your efforts in the fight against Boko Haram and against corruption. We encourage that justice be done according to the rule of law, with no sacred cows to be spared", said His Exc.

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  20. Nigerian President Orders Crackdown On Rampaging HerdsmenRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration's resolve to deal decisively and speedily against armed herdsmen who are continuing to carry out attacks on pastoral communities across the country. He gave the assurance at a meeting Monday with members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria at the Presidential Villa here, the president's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said in a statement Tuesday.

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