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Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

Kaduna SUBEB to enrol 145,000 out-of-school children

Each school community is expected to enrol at least 35 children in the 4,260 primary schools in the state.

Nigerian Army soldier

Army rescues seven kidnap victims on Kaduna-Abuja highway

The victims were kidnapped while travelling from Kwara State to Kaduna on Sunday.

FUOYE students protest

As students death toll rises in Ekiti, state govt, police muddy the waters

NANS demanded the arrest and prosecution of the police officers who allegedly shot at the students.

Kwara Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara govt. conducts competency test for Principals, Vice Principals

The records of the participants were properly checked before being invited to write the test, adding that the exercise would now be annual

Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor [picture: Independent Newspapers Nigeria]

Gov. Ortom appoints 25 Special Advisers

The new appointees will be inaugurated on Thursday.

Governor Udom Emmanuel at the maiden Akwa Ibom Education Summit

Akwa Ibom holds summit to tackle rot in education sector

“The scenario of our educational system is characterised by extensive infrastructural decay,” an official says.

Fuoye students protest over lack of power supply

FUOYE Protest: Another student dies from gunshot injury

One student died on Tuesday from gunshot wounds.

NEMA

NEMA distributes relief materials to 2,500 Daura flood victims

About 3,500 households had been affected by flood due to a recent heavy downpour which lasted for about 14 consecutive hours.

Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.

I was hated, called ‘Okoro Hausa’ because of APC – Okorocha

Mr Okorocha, the senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, said he got “evil reward” from the APC for his commitment to the course of the party, especially in the South East.

NDLEA officials

NDLEA uncovers, destroys two hectares of cannabis farms in Edo

The farms located in Ovia North East and Etsako West Local Government areas were estimated to yield 248,088 kilogrammes of cannabis plants.

Sen. Hezekiah Dimka, Plateau Central

Tribunal strikes out suit challenging Hezekiah Dimka’s election as Plateau Central senator

The judge held that the petitioners could not prove any of the allegations.

Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun

Nigerian polytechnic shut amid ‘rift’ between lecturer, student union president

The announcement came during agitations from students to stop any plan to rusticate the Students’ Union President.

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State

Insecurity: Katsina govt swaps nine bandits for five kidnap victims – Official

The exchange took place in the Katsina State Government House before the Governor, all the security chiefs serving in the state and two representatives of the bandits.

FUOYE students protest

Protest: FUOYE shut indefinitely, Students Union proscribed

A 100-level student of the institution, Oluwaseyi Kehinde, was killed on Tuesday.

FUOYE students protest

One killed, many injured as police shoot to disperse protesting Nigerian students

“If the police had not attacked the union president, the protest would not have turned violent,” a witness said.

Alleged N2bn Fraud: Court Adjourns Ex-Niger Gov, Aliyu’s case

Mr Aliyu and others are standing trial on a seven-count amended charge bordering on criminal breach of trust.

Dayo Adeyeye

Tribunal sacks Senate spokesperson

The tribunal declares a former Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, winner of the senatorial poll.

Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa. [Photo credit: Thisday Live]

Delta set to begin 2019/2020 job creation programme – Official

The programmes were open to the unemployed youth between 18 years and 35 years with a minimum qualification of West Africa School Certificate and those who completed the Senior Secondary Certificates Examination.

Vice President Yemi-Osinbajo

Osinbajo assures of FG’s support for states willing to implement Livestock Transformation Plan

The vice president says RUGA remains suspended

Theodore Orji

Tribunal upholds Theodore Orji’s election as Abia Central senator

The tribunal held that the petitioner only called one polling unit agent as witness out of the 215 polling units.

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State [Photo: NAN]

Zamfara promotes 6,709 primary school teachers

The teachers have not been promoted for over 10 years.

PDP-Logo

Senatorial poll: Ajimobi loses as Tribunal upholds PDP candidate’s election

Mr Balogun had polled 105,720 votes to defeat Mr Ajimobi who garnered 92,218 votes.

bisi-fayemi

UPDATED: Fayemi’s wife attacked as FUOYE students protest

“If the police had not attacked the union president, the protest would not have turned violent,” a witness said.

Pictures of Federal Science & Technical College, Yaba.

Parents at Nigerian college kick as PTA ‘imposes’ N50,000 hostel fee

It is unclear why the institution is demanding the levy for the hostel project despite a government’s directive against such.

Boko HAram

Boko Haram ‘degraded’ but ‘remnants’ still operate in Northeast – Buhari

Mr Buhari said the terror group “has been degraded, but its members are still a nuisance…”