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Workers shut down Unity school in Ondo, want principal ousted

There is chaos at the Federal Science and Technical College, Ikare Akoko in Ondo State, as workers locked out the school’s principal, Muyibat Olodo, and barred her from resuming in her office.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike giving a souvenir to the Acting Registrar of NECO, Abubakar Gana at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Friday.

Federal governor’s agencies dependence on states for funding unfortunate – Rivers governor

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Federal Government to take concrete steps to fund Federal Agencies across the country.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Senator Adeleke absence stalls ‘exam fraud trial’

The trial of Senator Ademola Adeleke, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Osun State, was stalled on Monday owing to his absence in court.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.

NECO withholds results of 30,000 candidates in Niger over debt

National Examination Council has withheld the results of over 30,000 candidates in public schools in Niger State, due to the inability of State Government to pay their examination fees.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Bisi Egbeyemi: How Kayode Fayemi made me Ekiti deputy governor

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi has said the grace of God and the benevolence of his boss, Governor Kayode Fayemi, earned him the second highest political office in the Land of Honour.
Lagos State University - LASU

2018/19 admissions: Lagos university to extend deadline for registration

Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday said there would be an extension of deadline for prospective candidates to register for the online 2018/2019 admission screening.

JAMB to register candidates by NIM in 2020

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says starting from 2020, candidates will register for its examinations with their National Identity Management Number (NIM) to solve the challenges of multiple registration.

Tribunal re-orders service of subpoena on Colonel Sani Bello, three others

The Niger state Gubernatorial Election petition tribunal sitting in the State High Court complex, Minna, the state capital has ordered a re-service of its subpoena on the state Governors’ father, Col. Sani Bello (Rtd), who is the 1st defendant Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, the Director General (DG) National youth Service Corp (NYSC), the current Registrar of the National Examination Council (NECO), and its former Registrar, Professor Promise Okpala.
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Gombe civil servant jailed for using forged NECO results

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of one Adamu Mudi, at the state High Court 2, on one count bordering on cheating and forgery.
Simon Lalong

Plateau government shuts down over 100 illegal schools

The Plateau State Government has shut down more than 100 illegal schools across 17 Local Government Areas (LGA) Mr Jude Dakur, the Commissioner for Secondary Education said.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Over 100 illegal schools shut down in Plateau

The Plateau State Government has shut down more than 100 illegal schools across 17 Local Government Areas (LGA) Mr. Jude Dakur, the Commissioner for Secondary Education said.

Common entrance exams: NECO restricts parents’ access to halls

Officials of the National Examination Council (NECO) who monitored the Common Entrance Examination held in different centres in Lagos State refused attempts by some parents of candidates to move closer to the examination venues.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Exam malpractice: We didn’t see Adeleke in exam hall – Witnesses tells court

Two witnesses in the ongoing trial of Sen. Ademola Adeleke on a seven-count amended charge bordering on examination malpractice on Wednesday told the Federal High Court Abuja that they did not see the senator in the examination hall.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Court adjourns Senator Adeleke’s case to April 2

The Federal High Court Abuja has adjourned the alleged examination malpractice and certificate forgery suit filed against Sen. Ademola Adeleke until April 2 to enable the prosecution file additional evidence.

Kaduna government spends N380.7 million on students NECO, NABTEB examinations

Kaduna State Government said on Monday that it expended N380.7 million on payments of National Examination Council (NECO) and National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) fees for 33,750 students.

NECO: 12,084 cheated in 2018 November/December examination

National Examination Council (NECO) has said that no fewer than 12,084 were caught in exam malpractice in its 2018 November/December examination.

Eliminating corruption in Nigeria’s electoral process

The INEC boss noted further that “vote-buying is illegal, undemocratic and morally poignant and a threat to the sanctity of the ballot.

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Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has affirmed that said the progress of any nation depends on the development of its youth.

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Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.

Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
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Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.