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Kwara rice farmers to boost production as lawmaker donates tractor

A House of Representatives member representing Baruten/Kaiama Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Zakari Mohammed, has presented a tractor to farmers in Baruten Local Government Area (LGA) ahead of farming season.
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Rep Mohammed: Federal government’s school feeding programme a fraud

Chairman, House Committee on Basic Education, Hon. Zakari Mohammed, has said the school feeding programme of the present federal government is fraud ridden.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

Zakari Mohammed: Every true Arewa must ensure President Buhari is re-elected

The chairman Arewa community in Eti-Osa area of Lagos state, Alhaji Zakari Mohammed, has charged northerners not to waver in their support for President Muhammadu Buhari, citing the fact that he has tackled Boko Haram 95 percent contrary to what obtains years back, when the insurgent group laid siege on 19 local governments in the northern parts of the country.

NUT submits new retirement age proposal

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has submitted a new retirement age proposal to the Ministry of Education and the National Assembly for approval, education minister Adamu Adamu has confirmed.
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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.

House of Reps to probe death of principal suspect in Offa bank robbery

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, unanimously agreed to begin an investigation into circumstances surrounding the death of the principal suspect in the bank robbery in Offa, Kwara State.

Bolaji Abdullahi withdraws from Kwara PDP guber race

Bolaji Abdullahi, former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has pulled out of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary in Kwara.
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Zakari Mohammed: Federal government might can’t beat Senator Saraki in Kwara

A member of the House of Representatives from Kwara state, Zakari Mohammed, has said that the famed federal might cannot defeat the Bukola Saraki ‘winning political machinery’ in Kwara state.

Full list of 37 Reps who defected from APC for PDP, ADC

Thirty-six members of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and African Democratic Congress (ADC).

36 House of Reps members dump APC

Announcing their defection on Tuesday during plenary, the lawmakers cited division at all levels of the APC as the reason for their defection.
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President Buhari: Comrade Oshiomhole as consensus candidate meant to heal wounds

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the idea behind adopting a consensus candidate as chairman of the party was meant to heal aggrieved members of the party.

Report: Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso set to dump APC

It has emerged that a meeting of aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was held on Wednesday where the participants weighed several options, with majority backing the idea of a mass defection from the ruling party.

House of Representatives urges JAMB to reduce cost of UMTE form to N3000

The House of Representatives has urged the federal ministry of education to review downward the cost of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) by about 50% from the current N7, 500.00 to not more than N3, 000.00 in order to make university and other tertiary education accessible and affordable.

Rep Zakari: 2018 budget will be ready in April

Rep. Zakari Mohammed, the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Education, has assured that the country’s 2018 budget would by end of April.

Anambra govt canvases for increased funding of education in Nigeria

Anambra state government has canvassed for increased funding for education, being the hallmark of the twenty-first century development.

Kebbi releases N4.6bn UBE counterpart fund

The Kebbi Government says it has released N4.6 billion as its 2016/2017 counterpart fund for the execution of Universal Basic Education (UBE) projects to improve primary school education.

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5 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

INEC distributes sensitive materials in Benue

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll.

Elections: SARS allegedly arrest scores in Kogi communities

Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
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AEK Athens handed suspended European competition ban

AEK Athens have been hit with a one-season ban from European competition after fan violence in a Champions League game against Ajax, but UEFA has suspended the punishment for two years.
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NBS: N298 billion generated from VAT in Q4 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics said Nigeria generated N298.01 billion from Value Added Tax in the fourth quarter, 2018.
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Elections: Security agencies urged to treat voters with utmost civility

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), an accredited election observer group, has appealed to security agents deployed for the rescheduled general election to act according to the electoral act, exhibit neutrality and professionalism.