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Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Court fixes March 1 to decide Governor Bindow’s alleged certificate forgery case

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Apo, has fixed March 1 to deliver judgment in a suit alleging that Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State, submitted forged certificates to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP alleges NJC has sealed deal with Presidency to forcefully retire Justice Onnoghen

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged that the National Judicial Council (NJC) has sealed a deal with the Presidency to forcefully retire suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Nnamdi Kanu: I’m for neither President Buhari nor Atiku Abubakar; I’m for Biafra-exit referendum

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that he is not working for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election or former Vice President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in next Saturday’s election but he is in total support of a referendum for restoration of Biafra.
Jimi Agbaje

Election: Jimi Agbaje promises improved remuneration for teachers

The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje, has stated that if elected governor of the state he would make quality education affordable.
The National Librarian, National Library of Nigeria, Prof. Lenrie Aina has urged Nigerians to imbibe reading culture, to curb the menace of fake news in the country.

Librarian: Improving reading culture can curb fake news

The National Librarian, National Library of Nigeria, Prof. Lenrie Aina, has urged Nigerians to imbibe reading culture, to curb the menace of fake news in the country.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Election: President Buhari’s in-law asks court to disqualify Governor Bindow

The legal battle started by President Muhammadu Buhari’s in-law, Dr Halilu Modi, seeking to disqualify Adamawa State governor, Muhammadu Jibirilla Bindow as the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state has shifted to Abuja.

Ebonyi constituents petition IGP Adamu over Senator Ogba’s alleged certificate forgery

The people of Ebonyi Central Senatorial districts have petitioned Mr. Mohammed Adamu, the Acting Inspector General of Police, over an alleged impersonation and certificate forgery by Senator Obinna Ogba, the PDP candidate for Ebonyi Central Senatorial district.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: Why I left PDP

Immediate past governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta South Senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has advanced reasons why he left PDP saying his successor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, is not a listening governor.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government to arrest parents of pupils hawking during school hours

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has warned that henceforth, government will arrest parents of pupils found hawking during school hours; stressing that parents must take advantage of the free education policy of his government to reduce the number of out-of-school children.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Ekiti government distributes 3,000 JAMB forms to students

The Ekiti state government has distributed free Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) forms to 3,000 qualified but vulnerable students and out of school youths across the 16 local government areas of the state.

General TY Danjuma commissions N1.335 billion VSF project in Taraba

General TY Danjuma (retd) on Tuesday commissioned the International model secondary school and school of preliminary and remedial studies Takum, newly renovated by the Victims Support Funds (VSF) and and Development Africa in collaboration with the state government.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti teachers get N146 million arrears of special allowances

Ekiti State government has released N146 million for the payment of Rural Teachers Allowance and Core Subjects Allowance to teachers in its employ.

Nnamdi Kanu: South East governors working for President Buhari

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that the South East governors are working for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buahri against the Atiku/Obi presidential ambition based on their quest to be allowed to return for a second tenure in office.

JAMB: Registration of UTME candidates begin, will be a huge success

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has expressed confidence that the 2019 registration of candidates for its UTME will be a huge success.

UTME forms on sale January 10

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is to commence sale of forms on 10th January, 2019 for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

JAMB sanctions 50 CBT centres for exam fraud, night registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has sanctioned 50 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres nationwide for alleged examination fraud, night registration, illegal collection of money and other offenses during the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

WAEC: Abandoned certificates taking up space in our office

The West African Examinations Council says it will deploy an Electronic Certificate Management System to facilitate the issuance of certificates to candidates, to reduce the problem of abandoned certificates.

Ebonyi State University sacks 63 lecturers

The management of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) on Thursday said it has sacked 63 lecturers for various offences including sexual harassment.

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Senator Enang: There won’t be electoral violence in Akwa Ibom

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Ebonyi AD candidate steps down for Governor Umahi

The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Ebonyi State, Hon. Ozuma Peter, has stepped down for Governor David Umahi ahead of the March 2, 2019 governorship election in the state.

IPOB calls off election boycott, apologises

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has rescinded its earlier plan to boycott the general election.
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