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UTME candidates laud JAMB for hitch-free CBT

Some candidates and centre officials for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have lauded the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) for the hitch-free conduct of the examination.
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APC governors endorse NGF committee on judiciary, state legislature autonomy

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors on the platform of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have unanimously endorsed the Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal-led NGF Committee on the autonomy for Judiciary and State Legislature.

INEC releases time-table for Ekiti, Osun elections

Determined to remove every obstacles on its way to conduct free, fair and credible elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Abuja announced the dates for the conduct of two off- season elections in Ekiti and Osun states billed for 2022.

INEC fixes date for Osun guber election

Nigeria’s electoral body, INEC, has fixed date for the conduct of the 2022 governorship election in Osun State.
Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam is seen as it undergoes construction work on the river Nile in Guba Woreda, Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia September 26, 2019. REUTERS-Tiksa Negeri-File Photo

Sudan says it is open to conditional interim deal on Ethiopia dam

Sudan is open to a partial interim agreement on Ethiopia's multi-billion-dollar dam on the Blue Nile, with specific conditions, Irrigation Minister Yasir Abbas said on Monday.
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Anambra election: Political parties start primaries today

In line with the guidelines of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of next year’s Anambra state Governorship Election, primary elections by political parties to democratically nominate their candidates for the election will commence today (Thursday).

Anambra election: INEC publishes official election notice

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has published the official notice for the Nov. 6, Anambra governorship election in all its offices across the state.

Anambra election: INEC fixes dates for primaries, read riot acts to parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed 10th June and 1st July 2021 for parties that have indicated interest in nominating candidates for the November 6 governorship election to conduct their primaries for the nomination of their candidates.

Anambra, FCT polls: INEC warns against conduct of sham party primaries

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged political parties to avoid the conduct of acrimonious and skewed primary elections in the forthcoming Anambra Guber and FCT Area Council elections.
The leadership of the Action Alliance (AA) has disowned the former national Chairman of the party, Mr Kenneth Udeze, describing him as an impostor who is hell bent at fomenting crisis in the party.

Lagos council poll: Action Alliance conducts primaries

The Action Alliance (AA) in Lagos State on Wednesday conducted its primary election to choose its chairmanship and councillorship flag-bearers in the forthcoming Local Government Election in the state.

Mali suspended from African Union after second coup in nine months

The African Union announced it was suspending Mali with immediate effect and threatened the impoverished country with sanctions, after a second military coup in nine months.
Members Ijaw youth Council (IYC) on Wednesday this morning barricaded offices of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in Yenegoa, the capital of Bayelsa State and in Edjeba, Warri, Delta State in fulfillment of their earlier threat.

IYC boss; #OccupyNigerDelta protest continues on Monday

The President, Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide, Peter Timothy Igbifa, has said that the ongoing #OccupyNigerDelta protest will continue on Monday across the states in the region.

APC fully ready for Plateau council poll

Chief Letep Dabang, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau, says the party is fully ready for the Oct. 9 Local Government election in the state.

Lagos council poll: PDP decries ‘destruction’ of party’s posters by APC’s supporters

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has decried alleged destruction of party’s campaign banners and posters by supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC,

IYC protest: Nigeria’s economy may suffer further distress

Nigeria’s economy may suffer a serious setback if the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide carries out its threat to shutdown oil production in the Niger Delta region from today to protest the refusal of the Federal Government to constitute the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Malian Air Force deputy chief of staff and military junta spokesperson Ismael Wague (C) holds a press conference in Kati on August 19, 2020, a day after the military arrested Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and he officially resigned.

Nigeria, France, others condemn Mali coup

As world leaders condemn the latest coup in Mali, the military has said that both interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane have been stripped of their positions.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 43rd virtual Federal Executive Council, meeting at the First Lady Conference Room, Presidential Villa Abuja.

Nigeria: Detention of Mali’s interim president, prime minister unacceptable

The Federal Government has condemned the detention of interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane of Mali.
The Contract of Super Falcons Coach Randy Waldrum is still intact the Nigeria football Federation has confirmed.

NFF: Randy Waldrum’s Super Falcons contract still intact

The Contract of Super Falcons Coach Randy Waldrum is still intact the Nigeria football Federation has confirmed.

NECO shifts NCEE date due to low registration

Low registration of candidates by some states in the country has forced the National Examination Council (NECO) to shift the date for its National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE).

Nigerian government considers options on Shell divestment plan

The federal government is weighing some options as discussions with Anglo-Dutch oil company, Shell Petroleum Development Company, begin over its plan for total divestment from onshore operations in Nigeria.
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APC: We’re not yet ready for convention

The Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it is not yet ready to organise the national convention of the party.
The APC stated this on Sunday in Abuja in a statement issued by the National Secretary of its Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe.

APC: Political jobbers behind misinformation on congresses, convention

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it has not fixed dates for its congresses and national convention, saying political jobbers were responsible for the misinformation.

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Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Mr Abdulkareem Asuku, has called for youth assertiveness in political party structures.

Kogi governor’s aide urges youth assertiveness in party structures

Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Mr Abdulkareem Asuku, has called for youth assertiveness in political party structures.

JAMB releases 2021 UTME results, to review CCTV footages

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat in more than 720 CBT centres for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted between Saturday, 19 and Tuesday, 22 June 2021.
Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, made this known during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 press conference held in Abuja on Tuesday.

Nigerian government extends coronavirus vaccination eligibility period to July 5

The federal government has said it has extended the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine from June 28 to July 5, 2021.

Anambra election: PDP holds primary Saturday, adopts automatic delegate system

In view of the two judgments of the court served on the party, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party said the party has discarded the use of the three man ad-hoc delegates for the election of its governorship candidate in the November 6 election.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State

Kwara donates patrol vehicles, bulletproof vests to security agencies

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has presented 20 new patrol vehicles and dozens of bulletproof vests to security agencies in the state, a gesture meant to strengthen rapid response, curb crimes and make the state safer.

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David Guetta, the producer behind hits like Titanium, I Got A Feeling and Hey Mama, has sold his back catalogue to Warner Music for a nine-figure sum.

David Guetta sells his songs for a 9-figure sum

David Guetta, the producer behind hits like Titanium, I Got A Feeling and Hey Mama, has sold his back catalogue to Warner Music for a nine-figure sum.
The Chairman of RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a team of RMAFC commissioners and other anagement members to the FIRS on a familiarisation visit.

RMAFC: Non-oil sector capable of sustaining Nigeria’s economy

The Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has stressed the need to generate more revenue from the non-oil sector to sustain the country’s economy.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police to begin training, profiling of Edo vigilante groups

The Edo State Police Command has said that it would soon begin the training and profiling of the state vigilante groups to ensure that their activities would complement the police’s efforts in checking insecurity.
FC Midtjylland sporting director Svend Graversen expects Frank Onyeka to make instant impact in the English Premier League.

Frank Onyeka backed to shine in Premier League with Brentford

FC Midtjylland sporting director Svend Graversen expects Frank Onyeka to make instant impact in the English Premier League.

Court remands 23-year-old over ‘possession of firearm’

An Ikeja, Lagos State Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 23-year-old man, Opeyemi Musibau, in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for alleged possession of firearm.