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Chairman of the Reception and former Governor of Yobe State, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam (left); Executive Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, and President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, during the grand reception hosted by the Governor for the Senate President and the Minister of State for Works and Housing at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Damaturu on Saturday, December 28, 2019

Senate president empowers constituents, supports 2,000 students

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Saturday distributed 34 buses and four ambulances to health centres and communities in Yobe North Senatorial District.
University of Abuja - UniAbuja

University of Abuja suspends admission process

The University of Abuja has suspended the ongoing admission of students due to what it described as irregularities in the process.
Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Imo rerun: Governor Uzodinma, Senators Okorocha, Araraume team up

Ahead of this Saturday’s Okigwe North rerun election in Imo state, political momentum yesterday heightened in the area.

FRSC calls for dedication as 49 get promotions

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Zamfara Sector Command, on Monday, advised the newly-promoted officers and corps marshal of the command to redouble their efforts towards attaining the objectives of the corps.
The Commissioner for Education, Pro. Badamasi Lawal Charanchi, told reporters at a briefing in his office, that the achievements recorded by the current administration since its inception needed to be reported.

Katsina settles N2.5 billion exam fees

The Katsina State Government on Monday stated that it has disbursed a combined N2.5billion as students’ fees for public examinations including West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), NECO and NABTEB, since the inception of Governor Aminu Bello Masari’s administration in 2015 in the past 5 years
Faure Gnassingbe

Six candidates to run against Togo president in February vote

Six candidates will run against Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe in a presidential election next month, the Constitutional Court said Friday.

2020 UTME: Date for sales of registration documents remain same

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says the date for the sales of its registration documents for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination still stands, despite the suspension of the NIN.

JAMB suspends use of NIN for UTME registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Saturday, said it had suspended the use of the National Identity Number (NIN), for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have stormed the Lagos offfice of National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC) to register for their National Identification Number (NIN).

Prospective UTME candidates storm NIMC Lagos office

Prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have stormed the Lagos offfice of National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC) to register for their National Identification Number (NIN).
Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo

WASSCE: Lagos begins e-registration of candidates

The Lagos State Government has commenced the 2020 May/June E-Registration (Data Capturing) of Senior Secondary School candidates in all Public Secondary Schools for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in the state.
Manuel Pellegrini will be hoping his bubble has not burst already in east London

West Ham sack manager Manuel Pellegrini

West Ham have sacked manager Manuel Pellegrini after a 2-1 home defeat by Leicester City – their ninth loss in the past 12 games.
Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), disclosed this in Abuja on in an interview with newsmen.

TRCN: 53,674 teachers qualify for licences

No fewer than 53,674 teachers who wrote the December Diet of the Teachers’ Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) have qualified to register for teaching licences.
An abandoned market in Cameroon's majority anglophone South West province in Buea, is seen Oct. 3, 2018, next the wreckage of a car allegedly burned by separatists fighters. FILE - An abandoned market in Cameroon's majority anglophone South West province in Buea, is seen Oct. 3, 2018, next the wreckage of a car allegedly burned by separatists fighters.

Cameroon candidates resign amid separatist threats, attacks

Several dozen English-speaking candidates in Cameroon's Feb. 9, 2020 local council and parliamentary elections have resigned amid separatist threats and attacks on them and their property. Houses belonging to some of the candidates have been razed and the whereabouts of others are unknown.
Algiers, Algeria - Polls opened on Thursday in a controversial presidential election with critics saying all candidates should be purged because of their ties to the unpopular former government.

Algeria holds presidential vote despite push for boycott

Polls opened on Thursday in a controversial presidential election with critics saying all candidates should be purged because of their ties to the unpopular former government.
Cameroon’s electoral body, Elections Cameroon (Elecam) has published the provisional lists of political parties to run for legislative and municipal elections scheduled for 2020.

Cameroon publishes provisional lists for general elections

Cameroon’s electoral body, Elections Cameroon (Elecam) has published the provisional lists of political parties to run for legislative and municipal elections scheduled for 2020.

WAEC withdraws 1992, 1993 candidates’ certificates

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has released the list of withdrawn certificates of candidates, who were believed to have engaged in malpractices during its examinations held as far back as December 1992 and 1993.
An Algerian woman holds a banner reading No to foreign interference during a march against EU interference into Algeria's policy, Nov. 30, 2019 in Algiers after the European Parliament on Thursday condemned the reality of human rights in Algeria.

Eggs, protests, apathy greet Algeria’s presidential campaign

Algeria’s presidential campaign is in trouble. Candidates are struggling to fill rally venues, campaign managers have quit, voters have pelted campaign headquarters with tomatoes and eggs, and the country’s 9-month-old pro-democracy movement calls the whole thing a sham.
Oluwafunmilayo Josephine Para-Mallam

Womanifesto 2019: Nigerian women encouraged to unite, fund female candidates during polls

Professor Funmi Para-Mallam, a member of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, has urged women to unite and fund female political candidates during elections.

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Serbian striker sentenced to three months’ home detention for flouting coronavirus curfew

Serbian footballer Aleksandar Prijovi has been sentenced to three months’ home detention for flouting a coronavirus curfew in Belgrade.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police demote sergeant for assaulting medical doctor on duty

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command on Saturday, demoted one Edidiong Alexander attached to Safer Highway from the rank of Sergeant to Corporal for assaulting one Dr Daniel David Edet of University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, UUTH, of the state.
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Pedro Neto: Bruno Fernandes has revolutionised Manchester United

Wolves attacker Pedro Neto has hailed the impact of Bruno Fernandes at Manchester United.
The State Commissioner for Health, Lar Ndam, who confirmed the death in an interview with newsmen, said late Dewus had been in coma for two weeks at the Jos University Teaching Hospital due to some health complications and not COVID-19.”

Plateau speaks on national assembly staff suspected to have died from coronavirus

The Plateau State Government on Sunday confirmed that the death of a National Assembly staff, Joel Dewus, was not from COVID-19 as suspected but from other health complications.
In the wake of the Day One of the 14-day- lockdown in Ogun State, two young men believed to be members of two rival cult groups have been reported dead during a supposed supremacy clash between them in Ifo community of the state.

Coronavirus lockdown: Two die in Ogun community

In the wake of the Day One of the 14-day-lockdown in Ogun State, two young men believed to be members of two rival cult groups have been reported dead during a supposed supremacy clash between them in Ifo community of the state.