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JAMB Headquaters, Bwari Abuja. [PHOTO CREDIT: Azeezat Adedigba]

Why thousands may miss 2020 UTME- JAMB

The board lists the affected centres and states.

Dr Inih Ebong

Court orders reinstatement of Nigerian lecturer after 18 years of termination of appointment

Mr Ebong was an associate professor in the department of theatre arts when his appointment was unlawfully terminated

House of Representatives. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of the house of reps]

JUST IN: Reps demand resignation of military chiefs

A motion urges President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the military commanders should they fail to resign.

President @MBuhari receives Security Briefings from Service Chiefs and other heads of the security agencies today at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. [PHOTO: Presidency]

Sack service chiefs, senators tell Buhari

The lawmakers urged the president to declare a national security emergency.

UNILAG

Don frowns at large number of First Class graduates churned out by Nigerian universities

Sylvester Ibe wonders why Nigerian universities are producing many first class students in spite of the poor quality of academic staff in the system. 

Maternal ward in hospital

Two Million Children Risk Dying Of Pneumonia In Nigeria – Report

The Nigerian government would announce the world’s first-ever pneumonia control strategy at a conference in Barcelona

A cross-section of the NYSC Batch B Corp members during their closing ceremony at Wailo NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Bauchi on Monday (13/8/18). 04366/14/8/2018/Deji Yake/JMH/HB/NAN

NYSC: Corps members to receive N33,000 monthly allowance

The review is in line with the new National Minimum Wage approved by the federal government last year

Google Country Director, Juliet Ehimuan at the launch

Google opens developers’ space in Lagos

The tech company said it launched the Google Developers Space to provide a place for connection and collaboration.

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Delta-APC. [Photo credit: THISDAYLIVE]

UPDTATED: Why Court dismissed suit seeking Omo-Agege’s sack

The judge held that the deputy senate president has not committed any perjury as canvassed by the claimant.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila at the plenary today

Gbajabiamila inaugurates Doguwa, five other lawmakers-elect

The new lawmakers won last week’s bye-elections

Seafood

CoronaVirus: FG shuts Abuja supermarket

The supermarket was shut down after an inspection of the stall by the government on Tuesday.

House of Representatives plenary

Reps to amend Constitution to back Amotekun, others — Gbajabiamila

“We have a responsibility as legislators to support the best efforts of those who act with noble intent to protect our citizens.”

The EFCC wanted the suspects remanded in prison custody

EFCC arraigns Nigerian publisher for fraud

The prosecutor told the court the defendants used a false document titled “Board Resolution of Cleanserve Integrated Energy Solution Limited” dated September 27, 2010, to open an account with Keystone Bank PLC, formerly known as Bank PHB.

Alhassan Ado-Doguwa[PHOTO CREDIT: @aadoguwa]

House of Reps retain Doguwa as majority leader

The lawmaker thanks President Buhari “for the role he played in ensuring his re-emergence as the leader of the House.”

Ovie Omo-Agege [PHOTO CREDIT: @OvieOmoAgege]

Court dismisses suit seeking Omo-Agege’s sack

The judge held that the deputy senate president has not committed any perjury as canvassed by the claimant.

Officials of Nigeria Immigration Service (Photo Credit: Immigration.gov.ng)

Nigerian Immigration arrests suspected human traffickers

The Comptroller General of NIS, Muhammad Babandede, also cautioned parents to keep an eye on their children, especially teenagers.

L-R: Jude Igbanoi; Lawyer and Journalist, Gloria Egbuji; Executive Director, Crime Victims Foundation, Okechukwu Nwanguma; Executive Director, RULAAC, Justice Olamide; Head of Operations, NAPTIP, Lagos and Comfort Sani; Head of Research and Programmes, NAPTIP, Lagos.

Groups raise concern on increase in human trafficking, child abuse in Nigeria

Young girls and women are continually being trafficked within the country and to other countries.

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

UPDATED: Senator asks Buhari to resign over insecurity

Mr Abaribe challenged the president’s failure to tackle the security challenges in the nation.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Presidency]

Cabals not controlling my government – Buhari

Nigerians, prominent among whom is the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, have claimed that there is a cabal, whose influence on the decisions taken by Mr Buhari and the presidency, is immense.

The Murtala Mohammed International Airport

Nigerian Quarantine Agency to Collaborate with FAAN over Coronavirus

The agency said it is obligated to buffer the nation from the potential introduction of this high-risk virus.

APC logo used to illustrate the story.

Imo speaker, other lawmakers defect to APC

Within two weeks, 18 lawmakers in Imo State have defected to the APC.

The Murtala Mohammed International Airport

Coronavirus: Nigeria ‘strengthens’ surveillance at five international airports

The official said the government would also set up inter-multisectoral committee to scale up surveillance and vigilance.

Minister of Foreign Affairs [Photo credit: Bulet International (Nig.) Ltd]

Coronavirus: Nigerian govt makes no plan for citizens in China

Countries such as the U.S., South Korea, Germany, Japan, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Canada, Russia, and the Netherlands have kickstarted arrangements to repatriate their citizens from parts of China.

Maryam Sanda

Death Sentence: Lawyers speak on legal options open to Maryam Sanda

Lawyers say Maryam Sanda can still appeal her conviction and this has raised the question of whether she will get a ‘softer landing’ soon.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

OAU Sex-for-marks Scandal: Investigative panel submits report

An OAU student had accused a lecturer, Olabisi Olaleye, of sexually harassing her.