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Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

WAEC: Senator Adeleke only sat for English Language in 1981, had F9

The West African Examinations Council has confirmed before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Bwari, Abuja that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, sat for its examination in 1981.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

WAEC confirms Senator Adeleke sat for May/April 1981 exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, sat for its examination in 1981.
Niger State, the former breadbasket of Nigeria, is commonly known as a resource-rich territory and mining area. [Martin Zinggl|Al Jazeera]

MIREMCO: Mining operators ignoring community agreements’ll be penalised

The Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO) has said henceforth, mining operators operating in any community without a Community Development Agreement (CDA) would be penalised for such unlawful actions.

Osun guber: Court orders WAEC to produce Senator Adeleke’s results in five days

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Bwari, Abuja, has ordered the West African Examination Council to produce the results recorded by the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, in the May/June 1981 examinations conducted by the council.

Aspirant: APC’s 50% discount for female aspirants, PLWDs disappointing

A House of Representatives aspirant, Lois Auta, has described as disheartening and disappointing, the 50 percent discount which the All Progressives Congress (APC) is giving to women and people with disabilities; to obtain the party’s Expression of Interest and Nomination forms.
Matthew Seiyefa, acting director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS)

Acting DSS boss bows to Presidency, recalls redeployed officers

The acting Director General of the Department of State Services, Mathew Seiyefa, has recalled officers he transferred out of the headquarters of the agency when he resumed office on August 1.

Church inaugurates school for children with special needs

The Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church, Kubwa, on Sunday in Abuja inaugurated its Nursery and Primary School for gifted and children with special needs.

New yam harvest forces down prices in Bwari, Dutse markets

Yam dealers in Bwari and Dutse markets of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) say the harvesting of new yams has forced the price of the tubers down in the market, making it more affordable to residemts.

Court halts Senator Saraki’s move to declare Senator Akpabio’s seat vacant

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has restrained Senate President Bukola Saraki from declaring the seat of former Minority Leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, vacant.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Abuja council allays fear of cholera outbreak

The Bwari Area Council in FCT says necessary measures are being put in place to forestall further spread of cholera in the area.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Cholera: FCT records 7 deaths in 4 communities

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said that seven deaths had been recorded from the outbreak of cholera in four communities in the territory.

Bwari council chief urges residents to collect their PVCs

The Chairman, Bwari Area Council, Mr. Musa Dikko, has urged residents to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), if they have registered, in preparation for 2019 general elections.

INEC: 50,000 PVCs await collection in Bwari council

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the FCT on Wednesday said that over 50,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in Bwari Area Council.

Sani Lulu: My dream is to produce best footballers in Fosla Academy

Former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdulahi, has disclosed that his mission is to produce best footballers in the country through Folsla academy.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari inaugurates Abuja Light Rail Project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the Abuja Light Rail Project and commended the Chinese Government for its investment in Nigeria’s economy.

Court: Ekiti white paper can’t bar Kayode Fayemi from contesting elections

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Bwari division, has voided the report of the Commission of Enquiry set up by Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, which barred Kayode Fayemi from holding public office for 10 years.

NUT decries nonpayment of salary increase, arrears

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has decried the continued nonpayment of salaries, as well as the non implementation salary increment for primary school teachers, in the territory, since 2017.

Court remands teenager, mother in prison for murder

An FCT High Court, Apo, on Monday ordered that a teenager accused of conspiring with her mother and murdering her father, Kusha Kure, be remanded in Suleja prison.

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Senate calls for quick diversification of economy, frowns against high cost of oil production

The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.

NMA: Nigerians may suffer if governors take over coronavirus management

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government says churches, mosques can reopen

The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

Delta doctor abducted by gunmen in government hospital

Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Panic in Imo community as ‘herdsmen’ kill security operative

There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.