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WASSCE: WAEC compiles list of erring supervisors for sanctions

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is compiling names of supervisors who worked against the ongoing May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), for sanctions by relevant authorities.

WAEC refutes claim of leaking question papers to syndicates

West African Examinations Council, WAEC, weekend debunked claims that it collaborated with fraudulent websites to leak question papers through syndicates to candidates.

8,528 candidates denied admission by FUT Minna

Out of the 13,000 candidates, who sought for admission at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, for the 2017/2018 academic session, only 4,472 were offered places and 4,339 matriculated at the weekend.

Nasarawa APC councillorship candidates emerge through consensus

Councillorship candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), for the proposed May 26 election into the 13 local government areas of Nasarawa State have been elected through indirect primaries at the weekend.

Apology not enough, return your loot – Presidency tells PDP

The Nigerian Presidency has advised Nigerians to be cautious of the “less-than-honest apology offered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Mr. Uche Secondus.

PDP: We made mistakes in the past

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday admitted making mistakes during its 16 years stay in power and pleaded with Nigerians to forgive the party.

Ex-Govenror Nyako: APC national leadership tenure elongation unconstitutional

The former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako, has cautioned the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC), to avoid the mistake of tenure elongation for members of the National Working Committee and party Chairmen at the State and national leadership.

President Buhari: Why I cannot assent to Electoral Amendment Bill 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday declined assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly.
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INEC: No incident form in 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission will not use incident form in 2019 elections, as the card reader will be effectively utilised.

UTME: Candidates laud JAMB as some fidget over use of computers

Some candidates, who sat for the first session of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), on Saturday commended JAMB as few panicked due to their unfamiliarity with the use of computers.

JAMB confirms 1.6 million candidates for UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said Over 1.6 million candidates are expected to write the examination in 602 centres across the country for the conduct of the examination scheduled to hold from March 9 to March 17.

Pakistan Muslim League wins secret Senate elections

Pakistan's governing party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) gained control of parliament's upper house in a secret ballot on Saturday, according to the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) news agency.

JAMB begins mock examination, warns candidates against cheating

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will commence the 2018 UTME Mock Examination this Monday as scheduled.

2019: INEC deploys website technology for electorates, candidates – REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deployed a website technology to ease its dealings with electorate, candidates, political parties and other stakeholders in the electoral process.

ICPC, Exam ethics marshal to curb malpractice

The Exam Ethics Marshal International (EEMI), an NGO said that it would strengthen its collaboration with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences (ICPC) to check examination malpractice in the country.

Anambra guber: INEC monitors collation of results

Candidates of the major political parties voted in their various wards on Saturday as INEC gave assurance it would remain vigilant in collation of results.

APC govs to lose power, influence as party amends constitution

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is proposing 83 amendments to its constitution.

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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

General Yahaya assumes duty as Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole

Farouq Yahaya, a major general, on Friday took over as the new Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Ondo governor appoints nine-member coronavirus palliative committee

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday constituted a nine-member palliative committee on COVID-19 to deliberate and make recommendations to the government on how to cushion the harsh economic impact of the lockdown on residents.
Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire (born 4 November 1946) is a Nigerian medical doctor and politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Minister: Chinese medical experts on their way to Nigeria

The Federal Government has said that 18 Chinese medical experts are on their way to Nigeria with medical supplies including ventilators, to assist in overcoming the COVID-19 global pandemic.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

Coronavirus: UK set to evacuate citizens from Nigeria

The United Kingdom says it is working round the clock to airlift its citizens in Nigeria amid the COVID-19 crisis.
A man wearing a protective mask due to the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), looks on as people celebrate a wedding party on a yacht along the bank of the Nile rive before the start of a night-time curfew in Cairo, Egypt, April 2, 2020.REUTERS

Face masks do reduce spread of flu and some coronaviruses – study

Face masks could help limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers who studied the effect of surgical masks on the transmission of other corona and flu viruses.