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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.

Imo election: Emeka Ihedioha promises to establish Education Trust Fund

The Imo State Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, has pledged to establish Imo Education Trust Fund when elected as governor to ensure the promotion of free and qualitative education in the state

PDP: APC importing foreigners into Lagos for President Buhari’s visit

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State chapter has raised the alarm over the influx of criminals into the state saying the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been importing thugs from outside the state and country.
Morocco has suspended its participation in the Saudi-led military coalition's fight against Yemen's Houthi rebels, government officials have said.

Morocco suspends participation in Saudi-led war in Yemen

Morocco has suspended its participation in the Saudi-led military coalition's fight against Yemen's Houthi rebels, government officials have said.

Police urge parents to guard against children abduction, stealing

The Police Command in Enugu State has urged parents and guardians to guard against the abduction and steealing of their children and wards by unscrupolous elements.
Ibikunle Amosun

Muslim students drag Governor Amosun, others to court over hijab

The incorporated trustees of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) have dragged Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State before court over controversies surrounding the use of Hijab in schools in the state.
A devastating “once-in-a-century” floods have inundated homes, schools and airports in the Australia’s northeast, and worse, brought crocodiles onto the streets.

Australia’s record floods bring crocodiles onto the streets

A devastating “once-in-a-century” floods have inundated homes, schools and airports in the Australia’s northeast, and worse, brought crocodiles onto the streets.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Minister: Nigeria’s economy will increase its growth trajectory in 2019

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma is optimistic that the Nigerian economy will continue to maintain its recovery in 2019 as the real GDP growth is expected to increase from 0.8% in 2017 to 2.1% in 2018 and 3.01% in 2019, with the sustained implementation of the ERGP.
The National Universities Commission has recognized the establishment of the Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa.

NUC approves Bayelsa medical university

The National Universities Commission has recognized the establishment of the Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa.
Enugu, Nigeria

Election: Public schools close early as Atiku Abubakar campaigns in Enugu

Public primary and secondary schools in Enugu were abruptly shut on Friday following campaign rally of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the state.

Parents, teachers want Nigerian schools to teach STEM subjects in indigenous languages

Some parents, teachers, and students on Tuesday advocated that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects be taught in indigenous languages in Nigerian schools.
Major-General Benson Akinroluyo

Theatre commander restates commitments to end insurgency in North East

Maj.-Gen. Benson Akinroluyo, the Theater Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has reiterated the commitments of the Nigerian Army to end insurgency and restore peace to the North East.
Indonesia floods deaths

Indonesia floods death toll rises to 68

At least 68 people have been killed and nearly 7,000 forced to take refuge in emergency shelters after floods, landslides and a tornado battered the Indonesian island of Sulawesi in the past week, authorities said on Sunday.
This picture taken on January 25, 2019 shows Indonesian rescuers repairing a bridge after a landslide in Gowa, after heavy rains and strong winds pounded the southern part of Sulawesi island. – Floods and landslides in Indonesia have killed at least 59 people, the government said on January 25, after heavy rain pounded Sulawesi island and forced thousands to flee their homes. (Photo by YUSUF WAHIL / AFP)

Death toll from Indonesia floods, landslides climbs to 68

At least 68 people have been killed and thousands were forced to flee their homes after floods and landslides hit the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, an official said Saturday.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government to rebuild schools affected by insurgency

The federal government yesterday assured Nigerians that it is taking proactive steps to ensure that all basic education schools in states affected by insurgency are rehabilitated or rebuilt.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that he would not be cowed to abandon the corruption war as steps have already been taken to insulate already recovered assets from looters-5

Election: President Buhari, Governor El-Rufai unstoppable in Kaduna – APC chieftain

Mr Ben Kure, Director-General, APC Campaign Council in Kaduna State, on Wednesday said the All Progressive Congress (APC) is sure of costing to victory in the forthcoming general elections in the state.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister: Artificial intelligence, robotics will promote inclusive development

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has stated that artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics technology have a huge potential to promote inclusive development, while describing them as the biggest employer of labour in the nearest future in Nigeria.

Educationist: Igbo language may go extinct

Mrs Anulika Abbu, an educationist in Enugu state, has warned that the Igbo Language faces imminent threat of going extinct in Nigeria, should parents continue to discourage their children from speaking the language.

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Edo guber: PDP chides Pastor Ize-Iyamu for adopting Comrade Oshiomhole’s style

The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Manu Garba: Victor Osimhen will be big hit for Napoli in Serie A

“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.

Nigerian Breweries earns N152 billion revenue in six months

Nigerian Breweries Plc says it earned a revenue of N152 billion for the half-year (H1) ended June 30, 2020.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Leon Balogun hails Rangers duo after impressive win vs Aberdeen

Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd right), Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Lawrence Ejiofor (right), Commissioner for Housing, Chief Festus Ochonogor (1st left), and Arc. Kester Ifeadi, project consultant, (2nd left), during the Governor’s inspection of the Leisure Park and Film village under construction in Asaba Monday

Governor Okowa: We‘ll boost Delta economy through projects

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.