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#EndSARS: NECO announces date for make up test for candidates who missed exams

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The National Examination Council (NECO) on Wednesday said special arrangements have been made for candidates who missed some of the October November 2020 examinations as a result of the #EndSARS...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

NECO releases 2020 October/November results

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The National Examination Council (NECO) on Wednesday released the results of its 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) examination it conducted throughout the country between October and...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

NECO deregisters schools, blacklists supervisors over malpractices

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National Examination Council (NECO) on Wednesday said it has deregistered some schools from conducting their exams over malpractices in the October/November 2020 examination for two years. NECO...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 1,270 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 1,270 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections to 102,601. The NCDC disclosed this on its...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 1,244 new infections as total now 101, 331

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 1,244 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 101,331. The NCDC disclosed this...

Tue Jan 12th, 2021     Read More →

DSS uncovers plots to 'incite' religious violence

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned of plans by some iNigerians together with external forces to incite religious violence in Nigeria. According to DSS, those individuals target...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: infections in Nigeria surpass 100,000

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 100,000 on Jan.10 after 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087. The Nigeria Centre for...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Transitioning year 2021

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Towards the end of 2020, Washington Post asked its readers to describe the year in a single word. The responses were as comical as they were insightful. From the hundreds of feedbacks received,...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

Rivers approves construction of N10.1 billion legislative quarters

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Rivers State Executive Council has given approval for the construction of a new House of Assembly quarters in Port Harcourt at the cost of N10.1billion. The new legislative quarters, which is...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

Suspect says 5-year-old girl’s genital cut for money ritual

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A suspected ritualist in Bauchi State, Adamu AbdulRauf, has said his gang removed the sex organ of a five-year-old girl under the instruction of a herbalist, who asked them to produce body parts...

Sun Jan 10th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC confirms 1,544 new cases of COVID-19, 12 deaths in Nigeria

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NCDC Photo: Twitter The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday,...

Sat Jan 9th, 2021     Read More →

Cross River commissioner in EFCC net over alleged money laundering

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The Cross River State Commissioner for Environment, Mfon Bassey, was on Thursday arrested by men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). It was gathered that Bassey was arrested at...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 1,565 new COVID-19 cases

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NCDC. PHOTO: TwitterNigeria recorded on Thursday recorded 1,565 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 95,934 . The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its verified...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →

Bottlenecks ahead of January 10 Ohanaeze election

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[FILES] John Nwodo, President General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo If there is anything that should bother President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo and Ndigbo at large at the moment, it is how...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →

We need leadership with vision, passion and good planning, says Peterside

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Dakuku Peterside • At 50, I’m worried about Nigeria’s underdevelopment, near stagnancy In this interview, the former Director-General/CEO of Nigerian Maritime Administration and...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →