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A former President of Court of Appeal and Galadiman Katsina, Justice Mamman Nasir, has died this afternoon after a brief illness at the Federal Medical Center, Katsina.

Former Appeal Court president Mamman Nasir passes on in Katsina

A former President of Court of Appeal and Galadiman Katsina, Justice Mamman Nasir, has died this afternoon after a brief illness at the Federal Medical Center, Katsina.

Gombe university introduces law, education programmes

The Gombe State University has entered into a new face of development with the introduction of new programmes in Law, Education and Social Science.

60 Nigerian students write Turkish universities’ scholarship exam

About 60 Nigerian students recently joined their counterparts across the world to write the March edition of Uluyos examination, the entrance examination into about 83 Turkish government-owned universities.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).

Court backs SERAP to compel Minister Fashola name ‘corrupt contractors’

There is prospect Nigerians keen on knowing the truth about specific names of contractors that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute any projects, may soon have some answers.

Educationist: British curriculum not superior to Nigeria’s

An educationist, Mrs Ann Oparah, on Saturday said that the insinuation that British Education Curriculum was better than Nigeria version was untrue.

Governor Ajimobi signs 2019 appropriation bill into law

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Wednesday signed the state’s 2019 Appropriation Bill of N285 billion into law.

Lagos Police command gets new spokesperson

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, has appointed DSP Bala Elkana as the new Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO).

University of Lagos to graduate 8,000 students in April

The University of Lagos says it will be graduating over 8,000 students during its 2017/2018 academic session convocation ceremonies scheduled for April 1 to April 5.
Sahara Group's Temitope Shonubi

Sahara Group urges millennials to embrace innovation in quest for leadership

Sahara Group’s Executive Director, Temitope Shonubi, has advised millennials seeking leadership roles to embrace challenges and break new grounds through innovation, collaboration and an insatiable desire to defy myths and misconceptions.

Acting CJN Muhammad to set up election tribunal tomorrow

The new Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, will on Saturday (tomorrow), swear in members of the National Assembly, governorship and state assembly election petition tribunals.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has tackled the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, over an alleged negligence to their welfare, which borders on payment of bursary, issuance of scholarship, improved condition of learning and grants for special students (Law and Medical students). The students body also raised the alarm to threat to lives of its leadership particularly of its President, Comrade Danielson Akpan.

NANS slams Governor Emmanuel over non-payment of bursary

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has tackled the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, over an alleged negligence to their welfare, which borders on payment of bursary, issuance of scholarship, improved condition of learning and grants for special students (Law and Medical students).

Bingham university slashes school fees on some programmes by 46 per cent

The Bingham University, Karu in Nasarawa State, has slashed the fees on some of its programmes by 46 per cent, in the efforts to encourage indigent students, according to its Vice Chancellor, Prof. William Qurix.

Removal of age limit allowing Uganda’s President Museveni contest in 2021 challenged in court

Uganda’s Supreme Court on Tuesday began hearing a petition to challenge a constitutional court decision removing an age limit cap of 75 for presidential candidates.

Elections: NANS accuses Akwa Ibom government of buying endorsements

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down the state government’s activities in Akwa-Ibom.

Governor Ajimobi presents 2019 budget, says 2018 appropriation bill performed at 27 per cent

The economic and social sectors topped the N285 billion Appropriation Bill presented by Governor Abiola Ajimobi to the Oyo State House of Assembly on Monday.
AmbaCoin

Cameroon rebels issue ‘virtual revolutionary currency’

Anglophone separatists in Cameroon on Monday announced they had launched a virtual currency, the AmbaCoin, to help fund their campaign for independence and provide humanitarian aid.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Nyesom Wike presents N480 billion 2019 appropriation bill

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N480 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval.

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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.
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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.