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INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible elections in 2019

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
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UN chief commends Joseph Kabila for plan to step down as DRC President

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has commended the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila’s decision not to stand in elections scheduled to take place on Dec. 23.

United Nations seeks stability in Lake Chad

The United Nations (UN) has said it is seeking practical approaches to address the violence in the Lake Chad Basin area and ensure stability of the region.

Nine dead as UN bases come under twin attack in Mali

Gunmen attacked two United Nations bases in Mali on Monday, killing a peacekeeper, a contractor and seven Malians, the UN said, in the latest attacks on its presence in the country.

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Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government endorses 65 year retirement age for teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has thrown it’s weight behind calls to jack up the retirement age for teachers from 60 years to 65 years to allow for further improvement in the standard of basic and secondary education in the country.

Qualcomm asks China to ban the iPhone XS and XR

Qualcomm is trying to get the latest iPhones banned from China after a win in court earlier this week delivered a preliminary ban on Apple’s older phones.
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Inter Milan welcome rejected Juventus chief Giuseppe Marotta

Serie A giants, Inter Milan, on Thursday announced former Juventus supremo Giuseppe Marotta as their new Chief Executive Officer Sport.

Diarrhoea: Paediatrician advises mothers against giving babies wrong medication

A Paediatrician, Dr Jibike Ikuerowo, on Thursday advised mothers whose babies suffered from diarrhoea, to give their children proper medication instead of resorting to teething mixture.

Victor Oye: Ikedife was defender of the poor, oppressed

Dr Victor Oye, National Chairman, All Progressives Grand Alliance, has lamented the death of Chief Dozie Ikedife, former President-General of Igbo Socio-Cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndi Igbo.