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Ekiti Lawmaker Arrested, Whisked to Abuja

Ekiti PDP

A suspended member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Gboyega Aribisogan was arrested by some security operatives at his house in Ado-Ekiti and whisked to Abuja,at about 6.30am on Wednesday. Aribisogan, the Minority Leader of the House of Assembly, defected from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress …

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‘Why APC Will Soon Die’- PDP Reveals

Ekiti PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, will soon die because its leadership has no more lies left to tell Nigerians. According to the PDP, the ruling party was panicky ahead of 2019 general elections. The National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, …

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INEC Lost 85 Staff In 2017 Alone – Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has disclosed that about 85 staff out of 16,000 died between January and December, 2017 due to various illnesses. The INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmud Yakubu made the disclosure while defending the 2018 budget estimates of the electoral body before the Senate …

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Son Of Former PDP Chairman Stabs To Death By His Wife

Ekiti PDP

Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, the son of a former PDP chairman, Haliru Bello, was last night, allegedly, stabbed to the death by his wife, Maryam Sanda, the daughter of embattled former Aso Savings boss, Hajia Maimuna Aliyu. According to reports, the attack stemmed from an allegation of infidelity after she saw …

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JAMB Releases Dates For 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has proposed March 9 to 17 as dates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB registrar revealed the proposed dates on Wednesday during a meeting in Abuja with critical stakeholders on the plans and programmes for the 2018 UTME …

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ASUU Announces ‘Conditional Suspension’ Of Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of it nationwide industrial action.ASUU’s decision followed a reconciliation meeting with a Federal Government team which held today (Monday) in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The talks with the Federal Government team came after about two weeks following the union’s …

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NNPC To Shut Down Three Refineries ForComprehensive Rehabilitation

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that it will shortly close down three of its refineries in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt for a comprehensive rehabilitation aimed at bringing them back to their nameplate production capacities. NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, told reporters on Wednesday in …

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Hotel cleaner arrested over N500million fraud

30 year old hotel cleaner, Ahuja Sylvester, who allegedly defrauded a company of N2 million and attempted to collect another N500 million afterhacking into the company’s e -mail address , has been arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command. Ahuja who was reportedly arrested …

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Fresh Move To Unseat Magu As EFCC Chairman Begins

Fresh move to unseat the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has begun before the Federal High Court in Abuja. An Abuja-based legal practitioner, Wale Balogun, has dragged the Federal Government before the court challenging the decision to retain Magu after he was …

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Nnamdi Kanu Has Violated Bail Conditions – FG

The Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (retd), has accused the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, of violating the bail conditions given him by a Federal High Court in Abuja. Dambazau, who made the allegation during a press conference held in his office in …

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JAMB Begins Sale Of Direct Entry (DE) Application Forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has commenced the sale of Direct Entry (DE) application forms for qualified candidates who possess A-level results and wish to gain direct admission to degree programmes in Nigerian tertiary institutions. The organisation has also commenced the sale of UTME application forms for Nigerians …

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Details of Recruitment Examination For Nigeria Police

According to a Premium Times report, the Nigeria Police Force has announced its 5th regular course examination into the Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil. In a statement issued by the FCT Police Command spokesperson, Usen Omorodion, on Wednesday, the police said the selection into the academy for applicants in Abuja is …

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House of Reps Summon MTN, Glo Bosses Over Job Losses

A House of Representatives panel has summoned the chief executive officers of MTN, Glo, Airtel , Etisalat and Intel to appear before it tomorrow over the massive job losses in the telecoms sector. The committee on telecommunications, chaired by Saheed Fijabi (APC, Oyo), said the five service providers have questions …

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Future elections will be better than 2015 – INEC

The Chairman of Independent National Elect0ral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said the commission was committed to making future elections in the country better than the 2015 exercise. Yakubu made the pledge when he received the new United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington at INEC headquarters on Wednesday …

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OUTSIDE EKITI! FG Threatens To Revoke Licences Of Private Varsities

Private Universities that go against the Federal Government’s proscription of the controversial written post-UTME and covertly conduct the exercise, risk sanctions, says the Federal Government. Deputy Director, Press at the Federal Ministry of Education, Bem Goong, who noted this while speaking with newsmen said that the warning has become necessary …

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