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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
There are strong indications that some students in Bauchi State may not write the 2020 WASSCE following the discovery of massive irregularities in the list of the candidates preparing for the exams by the Ministry of Education.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has finally come out to debunk the allegations claiming that it was complicit to human trafficking of Nigerian girls by issuance of illegal Recruiter’s License to Private Employment Agencies (PEAs).
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has strongly condemned the call made by a group called the Emerging Leaders Forum (ELF) for the arrest and prosecution of its spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, for allegedly making inciting statements with plans to topple the Mohammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government.
The Commissioner for Health, Kwara, Dr Raji Razaq, has urged students to adopt Physiotherapy as a career choice.
Hajiya Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu, the Kwara Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, on Saturday rewarded Mr Musa Tiamiyu, an ad hoc staff with an undisclosed cash and material for dedication to duty.
Lagos State Commissioner for Transport, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, hinted that the state government has reversed the plan to impose 10 per cent service charge on every trip made through e-hailing platforms like Uber and Bolt, just as the commencement date for the implementation of the levies to be imposed on the operators was moved by a week to August 27, 2020.
The Lawmaker, representing Borgu-Agwara Federal Constituency of Niger, Alhaji Jafaru Mohammed, has pledged to collaborate with Agwara Local Government Council to ensure rapid infrastructural development of the area.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) generates about N3 billion from stamp duty weekly.
The Plateau House of Assembly (PLHA) has urged the Plateau Government to provide bailout funds to proprietors of private schools to augment payment of their staff salaries which could not be paid due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed 12 state and national assembly bye-elections for October 31.