PHOTOS: WAEC Conducts Exams In Chibok Six Years After Abduction Of Schoolgirls

    The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has conducted the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), in Chibok Local Government, Borno State, the first time since the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in the area by Boko Haram insurgents, six years ago.  The 7 Division, Nigerian Army, disclosed this on Thursday. Schools in the … Continue reading PHOTOS: WAEC Conducts Exams In Chibok Six Years After Abduction Of Schoolgirls

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Card Readers Destroyed As Fire Guts Ondo INEC Head Office

    Several card readers were damaged as fire gutted the head office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akure, Thursday.  Men of the Fire Service are on the ground to put out the inferno which gutted the container housing Smart Card Readers, the electoral body tweeted, Thursday. “The National Commissioner, Barrister Festus … Continue reading Card Readers Destroyed As Fire Guts Ondo INEC Head Office

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Ronald Bell Of Kool And The Gang Dies At 68

  Ronald Bell — a co-founder of Kool and the Gang, the heavyweight funk group behind hits like “Celebration,” “Jungle Boogie” and “Ladies’ Night” — died Wednesday. He was 68 years old. The performer died at his home in the US Virgin Islands, the group’s publicist Angelo Ellerbee told AFP, without specifying a cause of … Continue reading Ronald Bell Of Kool And The Gang Dies At 68

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Nine COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Pledge To Uphold Scientific Integrity

  The CEOs of nine companies developing vaccines against Covid-19 on Tuesday pledged to “uphold the integrity of the scientific process” amid concern Donald Trump will pressure regulators to approve a vaccine ahead of the presidential election in November. “We, the undersigned biopharmaceutical companies, want to make clear our ongoing commitment to developing and testing … Continue reading Nine COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Pledge To Uphold Scientific Integrity

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No Negotiations With P&ID, Says Malami

  The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, (SAN) says the Federal Government of Nigeria is not considering any possibility of negotiations with P&ID. “There will be no negotiation or talk of settlement with P&ID or any related party by or on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria,” Justice Malami … Continue reading No Negotiations With P&ID, Says Malami

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You Made Us Proud, Buhari Tells AfDB’s Adesina During Visit

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina in the Presidential Villa, praising him for his performance and successful re-election. The President especially commended Dr Adesina for supporting Africa in general and Nigeria in particular, especially in terms of addressing infrastructural deficits. “There can’t be … Continue reading You Made Us Proud, Buhari Tells AfDB’s Adesina During Visit

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Judge Orders P&ID To Pay Nigeria Over £1.5 million

    A United Kingdom judge has ordered P&ID to make an interim payment of more than £1.5 million to Nigeria within 21 days to cover legal costs the country incurred as part of its successful application for the extension of time to challenge the arbitration award of $9.6 billion to the company. The judge … Continue reading Judge Orders P&ID To Pay Nigeria Over £1.5 million

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Edo/Ondo Elections: No Face Masks, No Voting, Says INEC Chairman

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is drawing up measures for the safety of voters in the Edo and Ondo governorship elections amid the COVID-19 pandemic and has mandated the use of face masks for individuals before they can exercise their franchise.  “It is mandatory for every voter to wear a face mask or … Continue reading Edo/Ondo Elections: No Face Masks, No Voting, Says INEC Chairman

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Edo/Ondo Elections: No Face Masks, No Voting, Says INEC Chairman

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is drawing up measures for the safety of voters in the Edo and Ondo governorship elections amid the COVID-19 pandemic and has mandated the use of face masks for individuals before they can exercise their franchise.  “It is mandatory for every voter to wear a face mask or … Continue reading Edo/Ondo Elections: No Face Masks, No Voting, Says INEC Chairman

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‘Not A Kobo’: Buhari Orders CBN Not To Give FOREX For Food, Fertilizer Imports

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s quest to boost agriculture in the country took another turn on Thursday with the Nigerian leader directing the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) not to give foreign exchange for food and fertilizer imports.  At a meeting of the National Food Security Council at the State House, in Abuja, Buhari reechoed … Continue reading ‘Not A Kobo’: Buhari Orders CBN Not To Give FOREX For Food, Fertilizer Imports

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