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New Oyo police commissioner assumes office, pledges adequate security

The new Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Shina Olukolu, has assumed office following the deployment of his predecessor, Abiodun Odude.
Princess Ubolratana

Princess Ubolratana disqualified as Thai PM candidate

Thailand's Election Commission has disqualified the sister of the king from running for prime minister, ending a stunning, short-lived candidacy for a populist party after King Maha Vajiralongkorn called the bid "inappropriate".
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC grants full accreditation to AE-FUNAI’s 26 academic programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to 26 academic programmes of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo in Ebonyi State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.
Nigerian Army

Aminu Umar: Nigeria Army fighting terrorism, misinformation

A don, Dr. Aminu Umar, has lamented that the Nigerian Army is being over stretched with simultaneous engagement in fight against insurgency and terrorism, misinformation and psychological warfare.

Zamfara gets new police commissioner

A new commissioner of police, Zanna Ibrahim, has been posted to the northwestern state of Zamfara and has assumed duty.
Musa Kimo

Akwa Ibom gets new commissioner of police

Musa Kimo has assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom State.

Simon Lalong awards scholarship to first class graduates from Plateau

Gov. Simon Lalong has awarded scholarship to all Plateau indigenes that graduated with first class honours degrees.
nsima ekere

2019: Akwa Ibom APC’s Nsima Ekere picks Amadu Atai as running mate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere, has picked a former state chairman of the APC, Amadu Atai, as his running mate.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC approves Ph.D programme, eight courses for Caleb University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the first Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) programme and eight other degree programmes for Caleb University, Imota, Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received the newly appointed Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi at the Presidential Villa.

Muhammadu Buhari meets new DSS chief Yusuf Bichi

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja, met Yusuf Bichi, the new Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) in the State House behind closed-doors.
International Republican Institute - IRI

2019: Institute advocates credible, violence-free elections in Ebonyi

The International Republican Institute (IRI), has called for sustained efforts to ensure credible, transparent and violence-free elections in Ebonyi in the 2019 general elections.

Rivers guber: Ex-Rep Dawari George joins fight for APC ticket

A former federal lawmaker who represented the Asari-Toru/Akuku-Toru Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Dr. Dawari Ibietela George, has joined the governorship race in Rivers State.
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU’s physically challenged students want scholarship from Lagos government

The physically challenged students of the Lagos State University (LASU) have appealed to the state government to give persons living with disability full scholarship at the tertiary level of education.
International Republican Institute - IRI

Sokoto: IRI selects 20 young political party leaders for academy

The International Republican Institute has selected 20 young political party leaders in Sokoto State for a six-month intensive leadership programme.

Having 91 parties ahead of 2019 polls abysmal – expert

Political analysts have said that having 91 political parties in a developing country such as Nigeria is ‘unnecessary, awkward and abysmal.’
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algeria faces prospect of president seeking fifth term

With no clear successor to longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algerians may well see their frail leader who rarely appears in public cling on for a fifth term in office.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN matriculates 13 inmates prison in Ogun

No fewer than 13 inmates of Ibara, Abeokuta prisons were on Sunday, matriculated to study various courses in the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).

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Nigeria Referees Association suspends 18 referees

The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, has suspended 18 referees from officiating matches in the ongoing 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.

Kim Jong Un to arrive in Vietnam on Feb 25 ahead of Donald Trump...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of a planned second summit with President Donald Trump, three sources with direct knowledge of Kim's schedule told the Reuters news agency on Saturday.
election inec nigeria

PDC suspects sabotage in postponement of elections

The chairman of People Democratic Change, PDC, Anambra state, Prince Isaac Onuka, has expressed shock at the postponement of the general elections, stating that it’s party suspected sabotage from either inside or outside the agency.

ASUU president, others say polls postponement sad, embarrassing

Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Election postponement: Governor Obaseki calls for calm in Edo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has called on residents of the state to remain calm against the background of the rescheduling of the general elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).