FCTA Suspends Registration Of New Private Schools

FCTA Suspends Registration Of New Private Schools

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has placed an indefinite suspension on registration of new private primary and secondary schools, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Speaking during a meeting with representatives of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPSS), in his office, at the weekend, the secretary, Education Secretariat (FCTA), Sen. Isah Maina, stated that the suspension would remain in force, until new guidelines, to address the complaints and changes are put…

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Fraud: Russian Banks Loses $6m To Hackers

Fraud: Russian Banks Loses $6m To Hackers

Unidentified hackers stole 339.5 million rubles ($6 million) in an attack on the SWIFT international payments messaging system in Russia last year, the Russian central bank said on Friday. The disclosure, buried at the bottom of a central bank report on digital thefts at Russian banks, is the latest in a string of attempted and successful cyber heists using fraudulent wire-transfer requests. The central bank said it had been sent information about ”one successful attack…

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Oprah Winfrey Restates She Will Not Run For President

Oprah Winfrey Restates She Will Not Run For President

Oprah Winfrey in an interview on the 60 Minutes Overtime on CBS This Morning, restated that she will not run for president in 2020 because she was not made for it.  Despite having willing sponsors, she said that she has not heard from God directly. She said that the reaction she got from her Golden Globes #MeToo speech and was overwhelming and really humbling, “I am actually humbled by the fact that people think that I could be a leader…

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Budget deal shows high cost of bipartisanship

Budget deal shows high cost of bipartisanship

Few things produce bipartisanship more than spending other people’s money. This week’s deal to add $320 billion to the deficit over the next 20 months and set the stage for $1.8 trillion more in deficits over the next decade has won strong reviews from those who want to see Democrats and Republicans get along better. But those who keep their eye on the bottom line say good feelings among senators is bad news for taxpayers,…

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Fraud: EFCC Arrests Fake U.S. Army Colonel

Fraud: EFCC Arrests Fake U.S. Army Colonel

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested two men for “impersonating” its operatives to obtain $10,000 by false presence. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement. Uwujaren identified the suspects as one Mike Nkwocha and Richardson Obasogie, a “self-confessed Colonel in the United States Army”. He said their victim (not identified) had petitioned the commission alleging that one Ladan Mustapha, who claimed to be an EFCC…

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Olympics: Fire breaks out near Media Village

Olympics: Fire breaks out near Media Village

Emergency services scrambled on Thursday to deal with a fire which broke out near the Winter Olympics Media Village. Thick black smoke could be seen rising near Gangneung Olympic Park. Police said the fire came from a construction site behind a cafe. An investigation into the cause of the fire, which caused an emergency alert to be sent to mobile phones in the region, is underway. The 2018 Pyeongchang Games will run from Feb. 9-25….

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Rumoured celebrity lovers Simi and Adekunle Gold ‘clash’ on social media

Rumoured celebrity lovers Simi and Adekunle Gold ‘clash’ on social media

Adekunle Gold and Simi are celebrities who are very vocal on social media. Both singers are also very interactive with their fans on their various platforms. There have also been rumours that both of them are currently in a relationship even though they haven’t come out to expressly confirm or deny this. Recently, Adekunle Gold shared a photo of his new hairstyle and Simi took the opportunity to mock him. Source: INFONG

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Graphic photos of female postgraduate student found dead in Kano river

Graphic photos of female postgraduate student found dead in Kano river

People were left in shock after the dead body of a a postgraduate student of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, was recovered. A postgraduate student of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Ms Zubaida Nuhu, has been found dead at Tamburawa river, Kano. It is suspected that the woman committed suicide.   Before her death, Ms Nuhu who was running a Masters programme at the Department of Water Resources Engineering and was about to start…

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Man Sentenced To 25 Years For Defiling 16-month-old Baby

Man Sentenced To 25 Years For Defiling 16-month-old Baby

A Lagos High Court, Igbosere, on Wednesday sentenced 47-year-old businessman, Maduabuchi Onwuta, to 25 years imprisonment for defiling a 16-month-old baby. Justice Sedotan Ogunsanya in her judgment held that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt. “I am satisfied that the prosecution has proved its case beyond all reasonable doubt. “I find the defendant guilty of the offence of defilement; he is sentenced to 25 years imprisonment, which will commence from the date…

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Boko Haram: “We’re In Sambisa, Police Wives With Us” – Shekau

Boko Haram: “We’re In Sambisa, Police Wives With Us” – Shekau

Barely 4 days after the Nigerian Military said it has completely defeated Boko Haram, the sect leader, Shekau has appeared in a new video saying they are still in Sambisa with abducted Police wives. The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas, had made the claim last weekend that his men had completely defeated Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa forest while disclosing that hundreds of insurgents surrendered, several others fled their enclave, while…

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