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Police order beef-up of security in Ekiti

The police in Ekiti on Sunday directed all Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers in the state to beef up security in their areas of jurisdiction. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Bello Ahmed, gave the directive in a statement issued in Ado-Ekiti by the command’s spokesman, DSP Caleb …

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JAMB Speaks On Mock Examination

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has said it will conduct its optional mock examination in January. The board made this disclosure in a statement signed by its Head of Media, Mr Fabian Benjamin and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. As …

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ASUU Canceled Meeting With FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has refused to attend a meeting with the Federal Government scheduled for today. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, confirmed to Channels Television that the union will not attend the meeting. According to him, ASUU has met, discussed the new offer from the FG and …

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Do Not Toy With Public Education, NUT Tells Govts

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has appealed to all tiers of government not to toy with public education in the interest of Nigerian children. Mr Michael Olukoya, the National President of the union, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in …

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Floyd Mayweather Charity Fight in Nigeria Canceled

Some organisers of the planned charity boxing fight involving American champion, Floyd Mayweather, on Tuesday announced their withdrawal from the event. The fight tagged: “Floyd Mayweather Charity Boxing Match,’’ was scheduled to hold on June 14, at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja . The organisers including Play Network Nigeria, Transcorp Hilton, George …

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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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