Our students can’t resume school, participate in WASSCE, says FG

The Federal Government has put on hold the planned resumption of federal schools.It also stopped students from participating in the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations scheduled for between August 4 and September 5.The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed these to State House Correspondents at the end of a meeting of the Federal Executive

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NNPC Confirms Seven Deaths As Explosion Rocks Facility

Seven persons have died after an explosion at the ‘Oil Mining Lease 40’ operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division (NNPC), Kennie Obateru confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday.According to him, the incident happened on Tuesday evening at Gbetiokun in Delta State where the facility belonging

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No Unity School Will Participate In Scheduled WAEC Exams – Adamu Adamu

The Minister of EducationAdamu has just announced that no Unity Schools will participate in the scheduled WAEC exams.Mr Adamu stated this after the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday.He said that none of the schools under his ministry will resume until schools are considered safe.The Minister urged the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and the state

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Official exchange rate may hit N430/$ – Report

The nation’s official exchange rate may fall to N430 to the dollar by the end of 2020, United Capital Plc, a pan-African investment banking and financial services group, said on Tuesday.The firm, in its economic forecast for the second half of the year, titled, “Nigeria H2 2020 outlook report: Up in the air,” analysed the

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Pastor impregnates daughter, procures abortion three times

A 44-year-old pastor of Christ Apostolic Church, Ogo-Oluwa parish, Oluwafemi Oyebola, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping, impregnating and procuring abortion for his daughter three times.PUNCH Metro gathered that the cleric had been living with his daughter since his wife, the victim’s mother, died a few years ago.He was

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Alleged N700m Fraud: Court Adjourns Trial Of Ize-Iyamu Till July 14

The Federal High Court in Benin City has adjourned the trial of the All Progressives Congress candidate in the Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize Iyamu and four others to July 14.Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu is facing eight counts of money laundering to the tune of N700 million reportedly deployed to prosecute the 2015 Edo State governorship

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Ondo Assembly Serves Impeachment Notice To Deputy Governor

The Ondo State House of Assembly has served a notice of impeachment to the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi.The motion for the impeachment of the Deputy Governor was read on the floor of the Assembly by the clerk, Bode Adeyelu, on the grounds of alleged gross misconduct.14 of the 26 members of the Assembly signed the

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Sagay Distances Self From Statement Defending Magu

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has distanced himself from a statement defending the embattled acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.Sagay, who is known to be an ardent supporter of Magu, said this while reacting to a statement by a member of his committee, Prof.

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I’d resign if I were Magu —former DSS director

A former Assistant Director with the Department of State Services, Dennis Amachree, says he would have resigned if he were facing corruption allegations like the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.Amachree said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Tuesday.He said based on the large number of allegations Magu

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Magu became a law unto himself —Ex-DSS director

A former Assistant Director with the Department of State Services, Dennis Amachree, says the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, became a law unto himself and refused to submit to constituted authority.Amachree said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Tuesday.He said the Attorney-General of the Federation remained the

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