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University of Calabar security arrests 11 alleged cultists after death of two students

The management of the University of Calabar on Monday said it has deployed security around and within the institution over the killing of two students by gunmen in a suspected renewed wave of cult clashes on campus.

Controversy trails Supreme Court verdict on new Bakassi wards

Conflicting interpretations are trailing the Supreme Court’s verdict on the new wards created by the Cross River State government to ensure that the remnants of Bakassi are not disenfranchised.

IPOB urged to listen to Ohanaeze’s advise on Biafra agitation

The Buhari Support Organisation has called on Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to adopt Political Diplomacy and carefully listen to the wise counsel of President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide, Chief John Nnia Nwodo.

Three die in University of Calabar cult clash

Activities at the University of Calabar were on Friday disrupted following a gangster war, which claimed three lives.

Enyimba FC qualify for CAF Confederation Cup group stage

Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday in Calabar qualified for the group stage of the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup.

Biafra: Listen to Ohanaeze, adopt political diplomacy – BSO tells IPOB

The Buhari Support Organisation, BSO, on Sunday advised the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to adopt political diplomacy rather than get confrontational.

NAF trains personnel to enhance quality service delivery

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Bayelsa Mobility Command, has organised a workshop to enhance professional performance of its personnel in Bayelsa.

Governor Ayade: Federal government unwilling to refund money used in rehabilitating federal roads

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has said that Federal Government was unwilling to refund the money the state government used in repairing federal roads in the states.

2019: IFES pledges support for INEC

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems ( IFES ) says it will give every necessary support to the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) in its quest to achieve credible elections in 2019.

Governor Wike: No going back on Rivers’ neighbourhood watch

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has vowed that the controversial Neighbourhood Watch which has generated so much agrimony has come to stay as it fashioned like the one in Lagos.

Outrage in police over alleged lopsided promotions

There is discontent among some officers and men from South-East and South-South geopolitical zones in the police over what they described as “marginalisation of our officers” from the regions in the promotion of personnel.

NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny weather for Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions over the central States of the country on Tuesday morning.

Federal govt concludes regulations on new class of meter suppliers

The Federal Government says that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has concluded regulations that will provide framework to license new class meter suppliers in the country.

Clerics urge INEC to make churches, mosques registration points

Religious leaders in Cross River have urged the Independent National Electoral Commission in the state to include Churches and Mosques as registration points in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration.


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China vows to punish Taiwan for separatism

President Xi Jinping of China, on Tuesday, warned self-ruled Taiwan on Tuesday that it would face the “punishment of history” for any attempt at separating from the country.

Another parcel blast reported in Texas

A package exploded early Tuesday at a FedEx distribution facility in Texas, news reports said, two days after the latest in a series of blasts in Austin attributed to a serial bomber.

Dump fire: Lagos government advises Olusosun residents to relocate

The Lagos State Government has asked residents around the dump at the Olusosun area of Ojota, in the state capital, to relocate in order to prevent health hazards associated with inhalation of smoke billowing from the dump.

JAMB releases 2018 UTME results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the final batch of the 2018 UTME results.

Senate adjourns plenary in honour of Senator Ali Wakili

The senate has adjourned plenary over the demise of Ali Wakili, senator representing Bauchi south.

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JAMB releases 1.3 million UTME results today

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it will release no fewer than 1.3 million results of candidates that sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Monday (today) after they had gone through security checks and found to be without malpractice.

At least 14 migrants die as boat capsizes off Greece

At least 14 migrants, including four children, died when a boat carrying about 20 people capsized overnight in the Aegean Sea, Greek police said Saturday.

N-Power beneficiaries rally support for President Buhari, Governor Fayose in Ado-Ekiti

Beneficiaries of N-Power Scheme in Ekiti, on Saturday, staged support rallies for President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Ayodele Fayose.

Governor Tambuwal: How we’re tackling water shortages in Sokoto

Sokoto state government said it has devised strategies to tackle the current water scarcity bedevilling the state capital and parts of some major towns across the state.

Soyinka and Nigeria’s dinner with the devil

Professor Soyinka soon took his leave. I joined the Director of the Centre to see off our esteemed guest. As he stepped out of the venue, he was surrounded by a group of reporters and admirers who wanted selfies. One of them asked him to provide a quick summary of his keynote address.