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Federal government earmarks 2 percent UBEC fund for quality assurance

The federal government has allocated two percent of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) operational fund for the development of UBE quality assurance.

Samuel Ortom to name school after late Elizabeth Ochanya

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Wednesday said he had directed the Executive Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board, Philip Attachin, to give the school in the country home of late Elizabeth Ochanya a facelift.

Kano government approves recruitment of 1,196 teachers

Kano State government has approved the recruitment of 1,196 female teachers with the National Certificate of Education, NCE, across the state.

Suspected herdsmen kill five farmers, five soldiers, kidnap two others in Benue

A deadly clash between armed suspected Fulani herdsmen and men of the Nigerian Army’s newly formed “Operation Whirl-Stroke” last Sunday night in Logo local government area of Benue state left at least five soldiers dead.

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Supplementary polls: We expect high-level cooperation from security agencies – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for improved synergy with various security agencies in the country during the supplementary election to be held in some states.
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Bangladesh FIFA official arrested for ‘defaming’ premier Hasina

A lawyer for FIFA council member Mahfuza Akhter Kiron is set to file a petition in a Bangladesh court on Tuesday seeking bail for the official who has been arrested in a defamation case following her criticism of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Four rescued from another Lagos building collapse

Four people have been rescued from the building collapse on Lagos Island, Lagos.

Aluminum fabricator sentenced to death for attempted murder, armed robbery

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Monday sentenced an aluminum fabricator, Akeem Lawal, to death by hanging for attempted murder and armed robbery.
This handout picture taken and released on March 18, 2019 by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) shows damages in Beira, Mozambique, in the aftermath of the passage of the cyclone Idai. – A cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe has killed at least 162 people with scores more missing and caused “massive and horrifying” destruction in the Mozambican city of Beira, authorities and the Red Cross said on March 18, 2019. (Photo by Déborah NGUYEN / WFP / AFP) /

Mozambique city of Beira ‘90% damaged or destroyed’ by cyclone

A cyclone that slammed into Mozambique last week has damaged or destroyed 90 percent of the city of Beira, the Red Cross said Monday, as the death toll in the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe rose to 157.