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SON Apprehend Vegetable Oil Adulterators
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria in close collaboration with the Department of State Services (DSS) in Ondo State has busted a syndicate that specializes in repackaging and rebranding of suspected substandard vegetable oil in Akure, Ondo State.
NAWOJ Visits Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu
The Executive members of the Nigerian Association of Women In Journalism, NAWOJ, paid a courtesy call on the mother of the stata Grand Patron of NAWOJ- Her Excellency Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu. The ladies were accompanied by Kebbi state NUJ chairperson Mal Aliyu Jajirma.
Pay Salaries, Pension Before Sallah, Union Urges FG
The Nigeria Union of Pensioners, on Tuesday urged Federal and state governments to pay pension and workers salaries before the Sallah festival.
Zakatul-Fitr: The Charity Given To The Poor At The End of Ramadan Fast
Zakatul-Fitr is charity given to the poor at the end of the fasting in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The Arabic word Fitr means the same as iftar, breaking a fast, and it comes from the same root word as Futoor which means breakfast. Zakat al-Fitr is a smaller levy than Zakat al-Mal.
Itikaf Virtues In The Last 10 Days of Ramandan
Is done usually in the last 10 days of Ramadan. Itikaf isto engage and to devote something, to a thing, be it good or bad. In Shari’ah it means to engage in a retreat in the Masjid and stay there with the intention of seeking nearness to Allah the Almighty, and His reward.
Nigerian Mining Sector: Federal Government Inaugurates Donor Agencies
Dr Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, announced this at the inauguration of the development partners and donor agencies coordination group on mining.
Fayemi said that the donor agencies, which included the World Bank, UNIDO, UNDP, DFID, Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), would help to solve the challenges confronting the sector to take its place of pride.
N-POWER Recruitment Updates: 750,000 Graduates Apply in 5 Days
The number of graduate applicants in the N-Power job recruitment scheme as at June 18, is a record 753,307, which has exceeded by 2307, the number of both graduate and non-graduate applicants in 2016.
Fake Cables: SON Intercepts N8bn Cloned Made in Nigeria
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria has intercepted N8bn of substandard electrical cables.according to the organisation, are cloned versions of 20 popular Nigerian brands and shipped from China into the country.
NAFDAC donates chairs to NYSC in Awka
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration Agency (NAFDAC), on Tuesday donated 100 plastic chairs to the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Anambra.
Yobe State: Gaidam Approves Further Healthcare Recruitments
His Excellency Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved the recruitment of 38 nurses who just graduated from the Dr. Shehu Sule College of Nursing and Midwifery, Damaturu into the state’s healthcare service.
Delhi: Woman Allegedly Gang-Raped, Then Thrown From Car
A woman was allegedly raped by three men in a car that was driven through New Delhi before she was thrown out of the vehicle in the city’s suburbs, police said on Tuesday.