Posted on Fri 11 Jan 2019, 10:13 AM

Following the receipt of a report of investigations by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) that cancelled the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) results of some schools and derecognised the schools for two years with effect from 2019 on the grounds of alleged exam malpractice,the Edo State Government has suspended 28 principals of public senior secondary schools in the state.
 

Posted on Fri 11 Jan 2019, 06:20 AM

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Thursday said the ongoing strike would not be called off until the Federal Government fully implemented all the offers it made to the union after their last meeting.

The National President, ASUU,  Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi,  in an exclusive interview with one of our correspondents in Lagos on Thursday, said the team of the union that met  with the government on Tuesday did not reach any agreement with the Federal Government.

Posted on Thu 10 Jan 2019, 02:09 PM

Despite the warning issued by the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU to Obafemi Awolowo Univewrsity Ile Ife against conduction examinations, the students of the school have been reassured that the management of the school has put all machinery in motion to ensure nothing interrupts the conduct of the 20178/2018 rain semester exam.

Posted on Thu 10 Jan 2019, 12:58 PM

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says it is yet to conclude consultations with its members on the possible agreement presented by the Federal Government. ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who spoke in an interview on Thursday in Abuja, said the union was still consulting. 

Posted on Thu 10 Jan 2019, 11:40 AM

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo has denied endorsing Alhaji Atiku Abubarka, the candidate of the
 People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election. 

Posted on Thu 10 Jan 2019, 11:13 AM

A train heading to Ebutte Metta, Lagos from Ijoko area of Ogun State derailed at Mangoro, Agege Lagos around 7am today.

It has been reported that 3 couches were affected leaving several people injured but no life was lost.

In a statement by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, it was stated that the train derailed as a result of faulty 
tracks which have been earlier reported by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority in the area and noted for repairs.

Posted on Thu 10 Jan 2019, 08:30 AM

President Buhari has promised Nigerians that he will not authorise the use of money from the treasury for his re-election campaign.This he assured while speaking at the close of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja directing cabinet members to ensure that the APC led administration is returned in next month's general election by taking advantage of technology to reach out to voters.

Posted on Thu 10 Jan 2019, 06:29 AM

A free medical treatment sponsored by the Catholic Church Spiritual Self Awareness Initiative has commenced operations on 
22 children booked for open heart surgeries at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku/Ozalla Enugu State.

Posted on Thu 10 Jan 2019, 05:41 AM

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the progress of work on the 
construction of the second Niger Bridge.

He said the President had done well for the South-East and South-South geopolitical zones.

Obiano stated this during an inspection visit of the project in Onitsha, Anambra State.

He expressed satisfaction with the standard and pace of work on the project.

The governor said he was confident that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari would deliver on the job as scheduled.

Posted on Thu 10 Jan 2019, 05:27 AM

A pregnant woman was killed by a truck in Ibadan, Oyo state on Wednesday during an accident which occurred under the Molete
flyover.

As reported by Punch, the woman fell down while trying to beat the oncoming truck by running across the road  with two other men, the men managed to escape unhurt while she was crushed to death,

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