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2019: YIAGA expresses concern over low voter turnout

Mr Moshood Isah, Media Officer of YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), on Monday expressed concern over the recurrent culture of low voter turnout during elections in the country especially as the 2019 elections approaches.

42 University of Calabar graduates bag First Class degrees

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) says 42 graduates will be awarded First Class degrees out of the 11,807 that will graduate during its 31st convocation ceremony on May 12.

University of Calabar security arrests 11 alleged cultists after death of two students

The management of the University of Calabar on Monday said it has deployed security around and within the institution over the killing of two students by gunmen in a suspected renewed wave of cult clashes on campus.

China awards scholarships to 47 UNICAL students

The Government of the Peoples Republic of China on Thursday awarded scholarships to 47 Students of the University of Calabar (UniCal), to celebrate the 47th anniversary of China-Nigeria diplomatic ties.

Chinese ambassador to enrol as student in University of Calabar

The Chinese ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Zhou Pingjian, has expressed intention to enrol as a student into the Institute of African and Asian Studies at the University of Calabar.

Anambra guber: APGA South Africa congratulates Governor Obiano

The South Africa chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Monday called on losers of Saturday`s governorship election in Anambra to join Gov. Willie Obiano`s administration.

‎Anambra guber: 20 parties score less than 100 votes each

More than half of the 37 parties that took part in Saturday’s governorship election scored less than 100 votes, an analysis of the results show.

Anambra guber: Reflection of mood, desire of residents – monarch

The Anambra Central Traditional Rulers Council has said that the outcome of the Saturday governorship elections reflects the mood and desire of the people of Anambra.

Anambra guber: Governor Obiano’s victory thrills opposition

Opposition political parties yesterday praised the re-election of Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, saying it held hopes for the country’s democracy.

Anambra guber: Governor Obiano winning 21 LGAs is a political aberration – Oseloka Obaze

Oseloka Obaze, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has rejected the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra.

Anambra guber: PDP’s Obaze rejects election result

Oseloka Obaze, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has rejected the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra.

We’re making efforts to complete ongoing projects in tertiary institutions across Niger Delta –...

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it is making efforts to complete all ongoing projects in universities and polytechnics across the Niger Delta region.

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Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

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Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

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