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In a related development, the Senate has passed the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON Amendment bill. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Banking, Insurance, and Other Financial Institutions. The amendment bill empowers the Corporation to take possession, manage or sell all properties traced to debtors, […]

Federal Executive Council has approved the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy put together by the Presidential Economic Advisory Council. Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, confirmed this to State House Correspondents. Adesina said the Steering Committee on the Strategy would be headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who […]

Members of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA,  today in Lagos State and Abuja protested against the non-implementation of financial autonomy for the judiciary. This is coming after members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria went on strike and threatened a nationwide protest. National President of NBA, Olumide Akpata, had asked all state branches to stage […]

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities ,SSANU, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Branch, Ogbomoso chapter has rejected Governor Seyi Makinde’s directive for its Vice-Chancellor to step down. Governor Makinde, had on Friday, directed that the Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Ologunde step aside until further notice. The governor’s decision was communicated in a letter through the Commissioner […]

From tomorrow, email will no longer be required for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME and Direct Entry registration’s processes. Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Ishaq Oloyede, made this known while addressing newsmen in Abuja. Oloyede said email will only be requested at the successful completion of registration by candidates to […]

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, will commence an indefinite strike over poor funding from midnight.     The union blamed the decision on alleged failure of the Federal Government to address the state of polytechnics and monotechnics, and the expiration of an ultimatum issued since March 2020.     The action is coming less […]

Results for the 2021- First Series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, for private candidates is out.   Head of Nigeria National Office, West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Patrick Areghan, confirmed the development to reporters. Areghan said the examination was designed to help candidates seeking admission to tertiary institutions to reduce the […]

He was abducted last night in front of his house at CROSPIL Estate, Akpabuyo, in the outskirt of Calabar. The abductors reportedly took the victim through the river at the bridgehead at Akimbo. It was the second time Comrade Ukpekpi would be kidnapped in front of his house after the first incident in December 2019. […]

Former Deputy Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Oludare Kadiri, has taken the Assembly before a Federal High Court in Abeokuta, seeking quashing of his removal by the Assembly. Kadiri was removed by nineteen lawmakers on March 4 for alleged gross misconduct and about a week later, replaced by Balogun Akeem Agbolade from […]

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is planning to engage the leadership of the National Assembly on division and alteration of electoral constituencies across the country. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, announced this during a consultative meeting with labor unions and professional associations on the proposed expansion of voter access to polling units in Nigeria. Yakubu said […]


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