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Katsina government spends N208 million on payment of WAEC fees – commissioner

The Katsina State Government has spent over N208 million on the payment of WAEC examination fees for 21,589 candidates in 2019.

WAEC releases 2019 WASCCE private candidates results

West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced the release of the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2019-Second Series.

WAEC: 65% fail to score five credits with Maths, English in 2019 November/December WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council says the results of 9,457 candidates who sat for the Second Series of its 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for (private candidates) are to be investigated before they would be released.

WAEC releases November/December WASSCE results

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released results of candidates that sat for the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Nigeria and withheld the results of 9,457 candidates.
Genevieve Nnaji in the Nigerian film “Lionheart.”(Netflix)

Oscars disqualify Nigerian film ‘Lion Heart’ over English dialogue

The Oscars Award Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s ‘Lionheart’ from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category.

28,645 students pass NBAIS examination

The National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS) has released its 2019 June/July Senior Arabic and Islamic School Certificate Examinations (SAISSC).
The Emeritus Professor of English Language and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Ayo Banjo, has called on stakeholders to support efforts to make reading attractive and enjoyable in order to rid the country of illiteracy.

What to do to address illiteracy – professor

The Emeritus Professor of English Language and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Ayo Banjo, has called on stakeholders to support efforts to make reading attractive and enjoyable in order to rid the country of illiteracy.

Sokoto guber: Tribunal affirms Governor Tambuwal’s electoral victory

The Sokoto State election petition tribunal has upheld the election of the state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, as the validly elected governor in the 2019 general elections.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

Omoyele Sowore arraigned, remanded in DSS custody

The convener of #RevolutionNow protest and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Mr Olawale Bakare, have been remanded in the custody of the DSS.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

PDP: President Buhari’s ‘off-the-point answers’ at UNGA confirm he’s unqualified

The Peoples Democratic Par­ty (PDP) on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s off-the-point answers to questions at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) interactive session was a further confirmation that he lacked the prerequi­site education to hold office as president.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Ex-SCJ: How ‘pidgin’ became admissible in court

Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad, has narrated how his action and that of his colleagues, years ago, led to the acceptance of “pidgin English” as part of communication language in court.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Tribunal ruling: President Buhari ‘retracted nothing’ – Presidency

The Presidency has condemned what it described as ”a twisted story with malicious intent” which was published in Saturday Punch of Sept. 14, with the headline; “Tribunal: Buhari retracts, confesses he was under tension.”
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.

How President Buhari floored Atiku Abubakar at tribunal

After six months of legal battle, the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal finally delivered its judgement on the outcome of the February 23 presidential election. The judgement was in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ogun spends N10 billion on secondary school workers’ salaries in six months

The Ogun State government said on Monday that it spent N10.6 billion on payment of salaries and allowances of teaching and non-teaching staff in its secondary schools between January and June this year.

Delta employs 1000 secondary school teachers

Chief Patrick Ukah, the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education in Delta State, has said that the recruitment of 1000 teachers into the Post Primary Education Board (PPEB) was to bridge the gap in the number of teachers in public schools in the state.
Abubakar Abdullahi - Simon Lalong - Plateau

Federal university to honour Plateau Imam who rescued 262 Christians

The Federal University at Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has announced plans to honour Abubakar Abdullahi, the Imam who saved 262 Berom Christians from gunmen who attacked their village in Plateau States in June last year.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF to assist with enrolment of one million Nigerian girls in schools

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said it is targeting the enrolment of at least one million girls in schools through its School-Based Management Committee (SBMC).

NECO releases 2019 June/July results

The Nation Examination Council (NECO) has released the 2019 June/July results.

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FEC approves N307.5 million for NAFDAC operational vehicles

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N307.5 million for the purchase of operational vehicles for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
Abubakar Malami

AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: House of Reps will pass PIB, new electoral act next year

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has promised that the House of representatives will establish the first Library for the National Assembly, pass amendments to the Electoral Law and the Petroleum Industry Bill, (PIB) next year.

Court remands four suspects for allegedly trading in human parts

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded four suspects in an Ilorin Correctional Centre for allegedly buying and selling human parts in the metropolis.