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Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Adamu Adamu: Federal government committed to training of quality teachers

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, on Friday says the Federal Government, under President Muhammadu Buhari was committed to training of teachers for a functional and effective education sector in the country.
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Endorsement: APC warns South East to be wary of machinations of Atiku Abubakar

Miffed by the recent endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by the Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the South East geopolitical zone to be wary of the machinations of conmen masquerading as ‘messiahs’ in the garb of politicians.

2019: Kano government proposes N786 million for sensitization of electorate

The Kano State Government says N786 million has been proposed in its 2019 budget to sensitise the electorate on the peaceful conduct of the general elections in the state.

Nasir el-Rufai accuses PDP of renting Sokoto campaign crowd from Niger Republic

The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has described Monday’s flag-off of the presidential campaign of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which held in Sokoto, as a gathering of ‘gang of thieves’, who rented crowd from Niger Republic.

2019: I’m not bothered about my re-election – Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai yesterday reiterated that getting reelected as the governor of the state is not paramount in his agenda.

Litigation: APC threatens aggrieved members with stiff sanction

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) has threatened to hand stiff sanction to aggrieved members seeking redress in law court instead of exploring party’s resolution mechanism.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government insists on deadline for dismissal of unregistered teachers

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, yesterday, ruled out any possibility that the Federal Government would extend the December 2019 deadline of the dismissal of tutors not registered with Teachers Registration Council Of Nigeria (TRCN).
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ICPC arraigns Saidu Dakingari over alleged N1bn fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday arraigned the immediate past governor of Kebbi State, Saidu Dakingari, over alleged misapplication of about N1.09billion belonging to the State.

Kwara guber: Bolaji Abdullahi cuts deals with monarchs, PDP chairmen

Former minister of sports and immediate past national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, may have cut deals with some traditional rulers in the Northern and Southern Senatorial Districts towards his governorship aspiration.

UCH offers automatic housemanship to three best ABUAD graduating medical doctors

The management of University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan has offered automatic horsemanship to three outstanding graduating medical doctors of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD).

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Nigeria Eurobond yields rise after surprise election delay

The electoral commission said the postponement, which is due to last a week, was due solely to logistical factors and denied political pressure had played any part in the decision. President Muhammadu Buhari and his rival, former vice president Atiku Abubakar, both urged voters to stay calm.

Election postponement: NLC demand public holiday

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked government to declare a two or three-day public holiday to enable workers travel to perform their civic responsibility in the face of imminent voter apathy as a result of the shift in the date of the general elections.
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Woman petitions NAPTIP over alleged child abandonment by ex-international footballer

A woman, Ms Esther Emiola, has petitioned the Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) over alleged child abandonment by former international footballer, Sani Kaita.
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Bayern Munich leave out Jerome Boateng, Franck Ribery for Champions League clash with Liverpool

Bayern Munich have left Jerome Boateng out of their squad for their Champions League match against Liverpool on Tuesday night, while Franck Ribery will travel separately to Liverpool on Monday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed a meeting for Monday to review the ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll.

Election: INEC meets as political parties vow to reopen campaign

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed a meeting for Monday to review the ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll.