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Job: Nigeria, Britain partner to combat unemployment

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The Nigerian government has expressed its willingness to partner with the British Government in tackling unemployment and creating job opportunities for young persons in the country. The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dr Festus Keyamo, with the Political Counsellor, British High Commission, Mr Dominic Williams. PHOTO: NAN The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dr Festus Keyamo, stated this when the Political Counsellor, British High Commission, Mr Dominic Williams, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja. “We are ready to collaborate with our partners all over the world to open up avenues for job creation. We are open to all kinds of suggestions and levels of co-operation,” he said. He disclosed that the Government has opened up other sectors as part of efforts to diversify the economy from oil, which would, in turn, create room for employment. According to him, part of the efforts of Government to diversify the economy and boost job creation include empowering peopl…
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Update on Mali hotel siege: 3 killed, 80 hostages freed + pics from the scene of the incident

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3 people including two Malians are said to have been killed in the hostage taking at Radisson Blu in Bamako, Mali this morning. Armed men stormed the hotel taking 170 people hostage. 80 of the hostages have so far been freed. Those freed include three Turkish Airlines staff, 12 Air France staff and Guinean singer Sekouba Bambino. More photos after the cut...



New Ebola case confirmed in Liberia- WHO

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The World Health Organization has confirmed that a new case of the deadly Ebola virus has surfaced in Liberia. "There is one confirmed case," WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic told AFP, without providing further details. Liberia was declared free in September.

Hilarious photo!

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That's actually her arm but it looks as if she had 'something' in her cup...lol. The photo has garnered over 10,000 RTs and 9,000 likes on twitter.

AT LAST: thief raping and robbing students in Lautech caughts

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When students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso stormed major roads in the city to protest continued robbery attacks on their female hostel and raping the helpless ladies, they did not in their wildest dreams think that the said robbers could be among them. The state Police Command recorded a breakthrough as they arrested three suspects who were alleged to have been involved in the ungodly act. While parading the suspects alongside other suspects, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Leye Oyebade said. “ A 400L male student of the Department of Transport, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso who belonged to a notorious criminal gang nicknamed ‘Three Mopols’ was arrested on 3rd November, 2015 in his criminal hideout by the special anti robbery squad in Oyo/Ogbomoso.“ Read HERE The gang, according to him, was responsible for breaking into students hostels,stealing valuable property and sometimes raping their female colleagues. His arrest and subsequent confessio…

Dangote not at the Mali Radisson Blu hotel attacked by gunmen

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There were rumours that Al Jazeera reported that Aliko Dangote was at the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali when it was attacked by gunmen. Dangote just took to his twitter handle to refute the claims that he is among the 170 hostages. He was in Mali yesterday but has since returned to Nigeria..

Also, AFP Bureau Chief Nigeria, Phil Hazlewood, confirmed he's not there. He confirmed this from Aliko Dangote's spokesman, Anthony Chiejina.

Army arrests 3 wanted Boko Haram members in Yobe

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The Nigerian Army has arrested three Boko Haram members declared among the most 100 wanted suspects. Making their arrest known to newsmen in Damaturu yesterday Nov. 19th, the Commander, 27 Task Force Brigade, Col. Dahiru Bako, said one of the suspects was arrested in Jakusko while two others were arrested in Damaturu.


“The suspect arrested in Damaturu is tailor operating at the Don Etiebet Housing Estate, but we cannot disclosed the identity”, he said.Col. Bako also disclosed that a woman carrying suspicious items was also arrested in Damaturu. He added that the army had destroyed the sect’s major camps including Markas, Timbuktu and Fallujah and other smaller cells in Shangamari, Ngirmai, Shamko and Jamtari all in Alagarno forest bordering Borno and Yobe.
 “The insurgents are highly on the run and now filtering into the communities. We therefore appeal to the communities to be vigilant, fish them out and report suspicious persons and movements in their midst to security agencies”, he s…

Oxford University Female rugby players strip down for charity..18+

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The Oxford University women's rugby team, have stripped off for the Beat Calendar in 13 different rugby-related poses. The sexy shots, which show female members of the squad training & exercising in the nude, while wearing just their rugby socks and boots, will help to raise money for Beat, a charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight, and shape



The calendar will be sold for £10 to students of the university and £12 to members of the public.

'The shoot did take some time: we wanted the photographs to be technically accurate from a rugby point of view, in addition to underpinning the important messages we want to spread on behalf of OURFC Woman and Beat.'

Photos: Fayose welcomes Sultan of Sokoto to Ekiti state

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Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose ad his wife both welcomed the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar to Ado-Ekiti, the state capital this morning. Continue to see more photos



Gunmen storm Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, Mali this morning, taking 170 hostages

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Gunmen suspected to be Jihadists have taken about 170 people hostage after they attacked Radisson Blu Hotel, a five-star hotel in Mali's capital Bamako this morning. The armed men stormed the hotel and started a shooting rampage. "It is all happening on the seventh floor, jihadists are firing in the corridor," an unnamed security official told AFP. "According to our information, 2 people are holding 140 clients and 30 employees." they added


Automatic weapon fire could be heard from outside the 190-room hotel, where security forces set up a security cordon. "The Rezidor Hotel Group ... is aware of the hostage-taking that is ongoing at the property today... As per our information two persons have locked in 140 guests and 30 employees," the company said in a statement.

Mali local media reports suggests Muslim guests, and staff are being released after reciting versions from Koran. Witnesses told FRANCE24 that the attackers arrived in a car with diplomatic …

Boko Haram suspects dressed as First Aid workers arrested in Zaria

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Two suspected members of Boko Haram sect who disguised as members of the Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’a Wa’iqamitis Sunna (JIBWIS) First Aid Group based in Zaria, Kaduna state, ‎have been arrested and handed over to the police. Daily Trust reports that the Police Area Commander in charge of Zaria headquarters, Muhammad D.‎ Shehu, confirmed the arrest and said the suspects will be‎ transferred to the police state command.


"The first suspect was caught fully dressed in our uniform. Members of our First Aid Group (‘Yan Agaji) have their uniform. Following the military’s advice, we have introduced certain security measures. Through those measures, our members can identify themselves anywhere they meet. This was how we arrested the suspect and handed him over to the police. On investigation, it was discovered that the first suspect was operating under the leadership of one Hassan Mahauci who resides in Maigana, Soba local government. Of recent, the leader of our First Aid Group in Soba local …

FUTMINA Registration Procedures for 2015 /2016 Fresh Students

The 2015/2016 freshers registration of the Federal University of Technology Minna has commenced.

The registration is done online in the following order:

STAGE 1: CLEARANCE

STEPS:

-Click on ‘e-portal Button’

-Enter your Student ID and Password to login to your personal page

-Enter your date of birth, nationality and number of sittings of your examinations

-Click the button ‘Update Admission Data’ to continue, in case the system logs you out; re-login with your Student ID and Password and continue.

-Click on ‘Personal Data’ to fill in your personal data

-Click on Academic Record

-Enter your examination details. Candidates with two sittings should enter combination of the sittings on the seven(7) result boxes provided

-All Direct entry candidates should do same as in 6 above and enter higher education records

-Upload scanned documents of the following credentials (Guarantor/Referee, Birth Certificate or Declaration of Age, First Setting Result, Second Setting Result, Evidence of Name (in case of cha…

Kogi governorship election holds tomorrow

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The Kogi state governorship election will hold tomorrow, November 21st. The main contenders are APC candidate and former governor of the state, Abubakar Audu (right) and PDP's candidate, Idris Wada (left) who is the incumbent governor of the state. Over 5000 police officers have been drafted to the state to prevent any form of electoral crisis that may arise during or after the election.

Scott Disick sleeps over at Kourtney's house,Kim expresses shock

On Sunday's episode of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," the mom-of-three updates sister Kim Kardashian about her life without the father of her kids. "He's like 'I just want my family,' or whatever and I'm just like, 'Well what are you doing to try to change your life?'" Kourtney tells Kim. "There's just a lot that would have to happen for him to get on a good path." As the two sisters get into a deep conversation about Scott and Kourtney's relationship, Scott walks into the kitchen ... and completely shocks Kim. "It would definitely be a process. Do you think you would ever forgive him and get back with him?", Kim asks her sister right as Scott enters the room looking for his car keys. "I am like in shock. I haven't seen him in so long," Kim admits in a confessional. "He obviously spent the night and Kourtney didn't mention that he was there! I thought Kourtney was really strong and…

Fashola, a link between Lagos and FG-Ambode

Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has described his predecessor and Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola as a synergy between Lagos and the Federal Government that will accelerate and actualize his administration's plans for infrastructural development in the state. Governor Ambode said this while delivering a keynote address at the Lagos Business School Alumni Conference yesterday November 19th. He noted that the State is privileged to have Fashola in charge of key federal ministries at this critical moment in the history of the State. "We are privileged to have my predecessor in office at the center in charge of Works, Power and Housing. This effectively means we have a synergy between Lagos and the Federal Government to accelerate and actualize our current plans for infrastructural development," he said. Ambode in his speech said that the two key pressing areas for his government is security and traffic. He revealed that the state governmen…

Usain Bolt wants to join a Premier League Club

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Usain Bolt is adamant that he can play for Manchester United and wants the club to hand him a five-year contract. The Jamaican sprinter is a well-renowned United fan and says that he discussed having a trial with Sir Alex Ferguson.
And the world’s fastest man hopes that he gets the opportunity to do so in the future. ‘In my mind I think I should do a trial and see if they would say “Alright, come on in” or if they would say “No, you are not any good”,’ he told MUTV. ‘I think I would be pretty good because I am fit, I am quick, I can control the ball and I understand all of the play. ‘So if you think if I do a trial then they would say, “You know what, here is a contract for five years! ‘You are 30 years old, here’s a five-year contract. Let’s just do it!’ Should Manchester United sign Usain Bolt?

Happy Birthday to former Nigerian President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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Good day it seems. Former Nigeria President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan turns 58 today, November 20th. OTFERA  is wishing him a happy birthday. Drop your wishes below.

EFCC Directors and Senior operatives arrested for leaking informations to Bloggers

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested an unspecified number of operatives for allegedly leaking information to bloggers. Among those arrested are a director and other senior operatives. It was gathered that among those in custody was a former senior operative who was dismissed from the anti-graft agency for corruption and cultism. “There seems to be a purge here at the commission. Some of our operatives leaking information to bloggers are in custody already. “Those arrested are a director, some senior and lower cadre officers, including a former senior operative who was dismissed for corruption and involvement in cult activities.” the source told The PUNCH. A top operative of the commission told the newspaper that the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, ordered the arrest of the operatives because the information they leaked was intended to cause false reports considered damaging to the image of the agency. The source said the conduct of the affected off…

Davido's Dad's Divorce :Judge bars Journalists from covering case

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A judge in Osun State, Justice A. O. Oguntade, at the state High Court, Ede, on Thursday barred journalists from covering the divorce proceedings involving millionaire businessman, Deji Adeleke, and his estranged wife, Teju. Adeleke, who is the Chancellor of the Adeleke University, is the father of popular musician, Davido. PUNCH reports he was present in court on Thursday but the estranged wife was not when journalists were chased out. Oguntade had on Monday, November 16, prevented journalists who were present at the court by
chasing them out of the court room. The judge again on Thursday asked journalists present in the courtroom to go out before the proceedings started. On entering the court, Oguntade said: “Journalists present in this court should go out. I repeat, journalists present in this court should go out now.” The judge asked his orderly to escort the journalists out and the orderly relayed the order to the senior police officer, Adeoye Yekinin, who led a team of armed policemen d…

Today's Weather Forecast

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Weather in the Principal Cities of NigeriaLagos25°CKano21°CIbadan27°CAbuja17°CCalabar26°CMaiduguri24°CAba27°CEnugu27°CAbeokuta24°CPort Harcourt27°COnitsha27°CZaria28°CIwo