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GOVERNOR Governor Udom Emmanuel has congratulated the speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Barrister Onofiok Luke on his Fortieth birthday and ten years marriage Anniversary. Mr Emmanuel who was among dignitaries at the thanksgiving service thanked God for preserving the Luke’s family and urged him to treasure the experience garnered at the age of […]

EFCC Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has appealed to the senate to resolve the lingering issue of confirming the appointment of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman for the benefit of the country. Akeredolu, represented by his Deputy, Agboola Ajayi, made the plea today in Akure, while playing host to a team from the commission’s […]

METUH Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, who is facing corruption charges, yesterday arrived for continuation of his trial before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, in a wheelchair. Metuh was wheeled into the courtroom to continue his defense to the seven-count charge the Economic and Financial Crimes […]

INEC The constant failure to consistently enforce sanctions against individuals who disobey established laws over the years during elections has encouraged impunity and violence that often characterize electoral contest in Nigeria. This position was stressed by the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, at a Public Hearing on a Bill to establish […]

BENUE Benue State Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Reverend Akpen Leva, has said that herdsmen incursions in the state has led to the destruction of more than five hundred churches in parts of the state. Reverend Leva, who spoke in Makurdi, said the destruction which cuts across Catholic, Pentecostal, Anglican and several other […]

POLICE Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has challenged officers and men of the police force to respect the rights of the citizens in the course of discharging their duties. Idris who spoke during the opening of a three-day workshop organized in collaboration with Centre for Civil Society and Justice in Abia State explained that […]

BILL Indications have emerged that Senators have begun moves to override President Buhari’s veto to the new amendment of the Electoral Act which seeks to re-order the sequence of the polls during general elections. Reports say that lawmakers from both chambers of the National assembly have commenced the process of getting members to actualize it, […]

WAEC Still on Educational matters, results for the First Series of the new diet of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination have been released by the West African Examination Council. Announcing the results in Lagos, the Head of WAEC Nigeria Office, Isaac Adenipekun, said out of the eleven thousand, three hundred and seven private […]

JAMB Do you remember the African proverb which says that the sun will shine on those who stand before those who sit? This is the case with candidates of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations which began throughout the country last Friday. While some candidates have up to Saturday this week to write their examinations, […]

NBC The Federal Government is to set up a National Content Development Fund to assist content developers in producing quality programmes. Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Mr. Moddebo Kawu, announced the gesture at a Content Development Workshop which took place recently at Ilorin. Mr. Kawu said the commission will seek assistance from financial […]


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