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President Buhari returns to Abuja after 3-day private visit to Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday returned to Abuja after a 3-day private visit to his country home Daura in Katsina state.

President Buhari lauds Senators for expressing solidarity with Katsina people

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked Senate members for their support and show of solidarity with the people of Katsina North senatorial district in the aftermath of the death of the Sen. Mustapha Bukar.

Senators pay condolence visit to President Buhari over Senator Bukar’s demise

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Daura thanked Senators for their support and solidarity with the people of Katsina North senatorial district following the death of Senator Mustapha Bukar, who represented the zone.

Senate inaugurates committee to investigate recurring mass failure in WASSCE

The Senate has directed its Committee on Education (Basic and Secondary) to interact with the Minister of Education to identify the causes of the recurring failure in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, with a view to finding remedies.

Senate inaugurates committee to idenitfy recurring mass WAEC failure

The Senate has directed its Committee on Education (Basic and Secondary) to interact with the Minister of Education to identify the causes of the recurring failure in the WAEC results with a view to finding remedies.

Senate begins probe of lawmakers who rejected election re-ordering

Senate Committee on Ethics and Public Petitions is set to begin investigation of 10 Senators who kicked against the chamber’s re-ordering of sequence of elections in 2019.

Senate demands scrap of post-UTME

The Senate has urged the Federal Ministry of Education to scrap post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in its entirety.

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Supersand Eagles just one victory away from World Cup ticket

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2019: Disabled persons in Bauchi urged to collect to PVCs

The Bauchi State chapter of Joint Association of Persons with Disabilities has mobilised its members across the state to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to enable them exercise their franchise during the 2019 general elections in the state.

Lagos youngster sends favourite Funke Oshonaike crashing at NSF

Veteran Olympian Funke Oshonaike on Monday suffered another defeat at the ongoing 2018 National Sports Festival in Abuja, when she was sent packing 4-3 in the quarter-finals of the women’s singles table tennis event by unknown youngster Nimota Aregbesola from Lagos State.
[File] Nigeria's Olofunke Oshonaike eyes the ball in her women's singles qualification round table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016.Jim WATSON - AFP

NSF: I’m not quitting table tennis sooner – Olufunke Oshonaike

Following her loss to Nimota Aregbesola of Lagos state at the ongoing 19th NSF, Akwa Ibom State’s Olufunke Oshonaike said will continue to play the game at any level as long as her body permits.