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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.
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.
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.
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.
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai yesterday reiterated that getting reelected as the governor of the state is not paramount in his agenda.
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, 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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coach of Akure based NPFL side Sunshine stars Kabir Dogo has appealed to fans of Sunshine stars and assured them that his team is not one that relies on home form alone to pick points following yesterday’s home draw against Insurance of Benin.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Muazu, has ordered sustained patrols and surveillance across the state to maintain law and order.
The electoral campaigns for the March 10 legislative elections in Guinea-Bissau kicked off on Saturday.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has called on pensioners across the country to vote against any state governor still owing backlog of unpaid pensions in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has described the postponement of the general elections as pathetic and worrisome.