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President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Ending banditry remains key priority of my administration

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that ending banditry remains a key priority of his administration.

The staggering election burden

In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC chairman explains reasons for postponement of elections

The INEC Chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood has explained why the commission postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday, February 16.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Points for concern and action

Democracy becomes a sham if elections are carried out by people who should be impartial and neutral umpires, but who show no integrity, acting with blatant partiality, duplicity and imbecility. For all democrats and those carrying out the process of elections, there must be the redline that must not be crossed in tactics and practices of democracy.
President Buhari attends Extra Ordinary Meeting of Lake Chad Basin in Abuja on 15th Dec 2018-3

Boko Haram: Muhammadu Buhari, Lake Chad Basin leaders renew commitment

President Muhammadu Buhari and his colleagues of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), have renewed their commitment to end the Boko Haram insurgency.
Bolaji Fafowora

Police boss bemoans shortfalls of personnel in Kwara

Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Fafowora, on Tuesday, lamented short fall of officers and men in the command, saying that only 46 out of 116 Traffic Wardens are left to cover the whole command.

House of Reps condemn constant change of police commissioners in Bayelsa

The House of Representatives has mandated it’s Committee on Police Affairs to investigate the deployment and redeployment of eight Commissioners of Police in Bayelsa in the last three months.

WAEC advocates e-teaching in Nigerian schools

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is advocating the deployment of e-teaching in public schools in Nigeria in order to conform to global standards and also help usher in e-assessment of public examinations in Nigeria.

WAEC releases private candidate exam result

Authority of West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on Tuesday, announced the release of results for the first diet of its private candidate examination.

Ikeja Electric customers fret over prepaid meters, billings

For some consumers under the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC, this may not be the best of times for them as days without lights, crazy bills and endless antics on supply of prepaid meters have become new normal.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki charges corps members to support govt’s programmes

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Thursday, charged corps members to be good ambassadors of the scheme. Obaseki urged them to support all developmental programmes of the state government.

We will not tolerate cowardice – Nigerian Army warns personnel

The Nigerian Army has warned that it will not tolerate acts of cowardice from its personnel deploy in operations as sanction awaits those found exhibiting such.

Security: Olofa wants more police presence in Offa

The Olofa of Offa, Oba Muftau Gbadamosi, has called for the deployment of more police personnel in Offa to strengthen security in the town.
Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Osinbajo wants local tech solutions for climate change issues

The development, deployment and transfer of locally relevant climate technologies remain the best solution to climate change challenges, the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said.
Nigeria Police

2019: PSC urges Nigeria Police Force to begin preparation for general elections

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has called on the Nigeria Police Force to begin preparation for the Osun governorship election scheduled for September and the 2019 general elections.

Police launch probe over arrest of ‘fake recruiter’ in Edo

The Edo State Police Command said it had launched an investigation into the activities of a Business Administration graduate identified as Benjamin Chukwurah, who was accused of operating a fake recruitment agency.

Senate asks federal government to give low interest loans to herdsmen to establish ranches

The Senate, yesterday, resolved that if the current clash between herdsmen and the farmers, which has led to massive killings and destruction of property across the country must be nipped in the bud, herdsmen should be given unspecified low interest loans to enable them establish ranches in different parts of the country for their businesses.

Federal govt inaugurates over 200 board members of 17 agencies

The federal government has inaugurated Chairmen and over 200 board members of the 17 agencies under the Ministry of Science and Technology.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Gulf, south of the capital Tehran [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.