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Osun Govt shuts down Higher institutions in Ilesha

Governor, state of Osun Mr. Gboyega Oyetola has ordered the closure of three higher institutions of learning, the Osun State College of Education, Ilesa, the Osun State College of Health Technology, Ilesa and the Osun State College of Technology, Esa Oke, following the unwarranted destruction of public property by irate …

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Sack Buhari, Atiku asks tribunal to declare him winner.

Lawyers to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday evening, In a rush to beat the 21 days deadline provided by the Electoral Act,  stormed the tribunal to lodge a petition against President Muhammadu Buhari. Independent National Electoral Commission had on February 27, …

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N30,000 minimum wage for workers approved by Senate.

The Nigerian Senate has endorsed N30, 000 as the new minimum wage for Federal and State workers in the country. The minimum wage was approved during the Tuesday plenary after the National Minimum Wage Bill was passed by the Lawmakers prior to the submission of the report of the ad-hoc …

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Parents of Out-of-school Children may face trial – FG.

The Federal Government has made it that work is ongoing to criminalise parents who refuse to send their children to school, adding that such parents may also be prosecuted. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, stated this on Monday in Abuja during a press conference on the Federal Government’s intervention …

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INEC promises free, fair supplementary election in Ekiti

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Ekiti State has assured political parties, candidates and stakeholders that the house of assembly supplementary election billed for Saturday   in Ekiti east constituency one,   will be free, fair, transparent and credible. Major contenders in the election are Hon.  Ojo-ade Fajana of the Peoples Democratic …

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Onnoghen resumes CCT trial after health challenge

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen on Monday was present for his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), after attending to health challenges. His trial was adjourned on Tuesday, 12 March following his absence on health grounds. According to Onnoghen’s lawyer Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN), the …

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Run-Offs: Buhari won’t change results to favor you, presidency warns APC candidates

The presidency has informed the All Progressives Congress candidates in states where supplementary elections would hold on Saturday that president Muhammadu Buhari would not manipulate the Independent National Electoral Commission in their favor. It also warned political leaders making inflammatory statements capable of inciting the citizenry to violence ahead of …

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