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Violence Scatter APC Primary Election In Lagos

Violence erupted midway into the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to elect chairmanship candidates for the July 22 council polls in Lagos State on Saturday, ending the event abruptly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some aggrieved party supporters engaged one another in a free-for-all midway into the election, smashing ballot boxes over allegations of imposition ...

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7 Things That Happened Last Week That We Didn’t Know

  News snippets -The Nigerian Senate on Thursday passed the PIGB, seventeen years after the process commenced in April 2000. -Nigerian Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo in Italy for G7 meeting -US President, Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip since becoming the president. -Manchester United won their first ever Europa Cup after beating Ajax 2-0 in the ...

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Nigerian Goat Missing In United States

  The Police in Winnebago County, Wisconsin in the United States have begun a manhunt for thieves who stole a Nigerian goat.   News Agency of Nigeria report that the Nigerian Dwarf goat was stolen from the Town of Poygan, which has a very small population of just over a 1000 people, with 397 households, and 308 families, according to ...

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Sultan Declares Saturday First Ramadan Fast

  The Sultan of Sokoto,Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Saturday, May 27, as 1st Ramadan, 1438 AH, signifying the commencement of the annual fast by Muslims. The News Agency of Nigeria( NAN) reports that Abubakar announced the sighting of the new moon in Sokoto, on Friday, in a broadcast. Sultan Abubakar says the new moon  was sighted in various ...

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Melaye’s N50K Book, A Cut And Paste Newspaper Articles- Sowore

    Omoyele  Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says Dino Melaye’s N50,000 book is cut and paste of newspaper article TheCable reports. Speaking at the launch of Sahara Reporters’ civic media lab in Lagos on Thursday, Sowore said this launch is unlike the red ribbon tape being paraded in Abuja, making specific reference to Melaye, senator representing Kogi west at ...

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FG Releases 2017 National Common Entrance Examination

  The Federal Government has released the result of the just concluded 2017 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Federal Unity schools. A statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja said the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, gave approval to the National Examination Council (NECO) to release the result to the public. A ...

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Sultan Urges Muslims To Watch Out For New Moon

  The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has urged Muslims across the country to look for the new moon of Ramadan tomorrow (Friday). The Director of Administration of the NSCIA, Ustaz Isa Christian Okonkwo in a statement on Thursday in Abuja quoted the Sultan as felicitating ...

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Overhead Bridge Collapses In Ikire

A pedestrian bridge in Ikire, Irewole Local Government of Osun State collapsed yesterday evening. According to an eyewitness, the bridge was brought down by a trailer around  7:00 pm yesterday. Report says no life was lost in the incidence. The incident however caused gridlock as commuters try to find their way through the route to their various destinations.

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JAMB May Still Cancel Results Of Cheats Who Did Well In UTME – Official

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, says it will watch recordings of proceedings in its Closed Circuit Camera Televisions, CCTVs, during the just-concluded Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, said in a statement on Sunday in Lagos that such would enable it to detect places where examination malpractices actually occurred. According ...

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UTME: JAMB Denies Rumour Of Marks Deduction In UTME

  The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday denied deducting candidates’ marks in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). It advised the candidates to disregard the rumour. Fabian Benjamin, the head of JAMB Information and Media, denied the reports in a statement in Abuja. According to Mr. Benjamin, the rumour is false, devilish and a ploy to cause ...

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