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Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Observers: 25 people killed in national elections

Nigeria is said to have lost no fewer than 25 lives during last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Official: INEC to engage 19, 028 adhoc staff for polls in Akwa Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom, said it planned to use 19, 028 ad hoc staff for the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
Abdullahi Baffa

TETFund: We disbursed N134 billion to tertiary institutions in 2018

The Tertiary Education Fund (TETFund) has said it disbursed N134 billion to universities, polytechnics and colleges of education as intervention funds in 2018.

DPR intensifies surveillance on illegal gas facilities in Akwa Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources, Eket Field office, Akwa Ibom, says it has intensified surveillance on illegal gas facilities in the state.

NAF institute, 13 others enlisted in TETFund largesse

The Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has given approval for 14 new public tertiary institutions to be enlisted as beneficiaries of different interventions of TETFund.

TETFund urges beneficiaries to embrace transparency

Fourteen new public tertiary institutions in Nigeria have been enlisted as beneficiaries of the interventions of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), which brings the total number of beneficiaries to 216.

Governor Emmanuel sacks commissioners for welcoming Senator Akpabio

Two commissioners in Akwa Ibom who received a senator, Godswill Akpabio, at the airport in Uyo have been sacked by Governor Udom Emmanuel.

Peter Obi: Why I didn’t give my sister ostentatious burial

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has explained why, contrary to the expectations of many, he did not give his elder sister, Lady Bibiana Adani, an ostentatious burial.

ASUP calls for suspension of rector, bursar of Federal Polytechnic Ukana

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic, Ukana brach in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has called on the Governing Council of the school to suspend the institution’s rector, Prof. Balama Obomanu, and bursar, Mr. Sunday Okpo, over alleged corruption.

Wood loggers’ damage to transmission line in Enugu

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced the cut-off of power supply to Nsukka town in Enugu State as a result of damage done to the Oji River-Nsukka transmission line by activities of wood loggers in Ukana town, Nineth Mile-Nsukka road, Enugu.

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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

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Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
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Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

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