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Kano government trains 3,500 vigilance members, distributes uniforms worth N200 million

The Kano State Government has trained 3,500 vigilance members on basic literacy and distributed uniforms worth over N200 million to various vigilance groups with a view to enhance their operations.

How ICT can curb illiteracy in Nigeria – Commission

Information Communication Technology (ICT) has been identified as a veritable tool in curbing the level of illiteracy in Nigeria.

Nigeria contributes 6 percent to world illiteracy burden – Commission

With over 62 million Nigerians unable to read nor write, Nigeria is said to be contributing about 6 per cent of the over 1 billion persons around the world who can neither read nor write.

63m Nigerians still can’t read, write – minister

The Federal Government on Monday lamented that the illiterate level in Nigeria has not abated with over 63 million of the country’s population who cannot read or write.

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Governor Fayose: Police helicopter threatening my life

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Wednesday raised the alarm over aerial surveillance of the Government House, Ado-Ekiti by a police helicopter.

APC postpones primary election in Osun

Sequel to persistent criticism and rejection of the direct mode of primary election adopted for Osun APC, the party has announced its postponement.

INEC to suspend voter registration till after 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the Continuous Voter Registration exercise will be suspended from August 17, 2018 till after the 2019 general elections.

House of Reps to probe pipeline surveillance contracts in Bayelsa

The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to constitute an ad hoc committee to investigate pipeline surveillance contract and payment of contractors by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NOAC) in Bayelsa.

Osun guber: Police read riot riot act to politicians

Ahead of the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun, the police on Wednesday warned political parties against flouting the Electoral Act.