Education News

NABTEB releases results as 67% passes English, Maths

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board on Thursday announced the release of results for the 2014 November/December National Business Certificate/National Technical Certificate and the Advanced National Business Certificate/Advanced National Technical Certificate ‎examinations. ‎The Registrar and Chief Executive of NABTEB, Dr. Olatunde Aworanti, who announced this at the board’s headquartres in Benin, Edo State, said […]

National News

2015 Polls: National Council of States insists February 14 elections must go ahead

The National Council of States meeting called to discuss issues about the the nation’s security challenges and the forthcoming elections has ended. At the end of the eight-hour meeting, members insisted the general elections must proceed as scheduled, reporters were told. Members also agreed that elections could be postponed in troubled zones, areas ravaged by […]

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2015 POlls: Obasanjo vows to make no further comment till after elections

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, stated that he would reserve his comment on the February presidential election until a winner emerges. He stated this in Abeokuta while meeting with some monarchs from Egba Traditional Council at a seminar on how to generate wealth from waste. The initiator of the seminar, Oba Olufemi Ogunleye, Towulade of […]

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Former Secretary of Kogi Sports Council Ida Momoh is dead

Former Kogi State Sports Council secretary Ida Momoh has died after a brief illness on Thursday in Lokoja. In a chat with a top sports administrator and Vice President of Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria, Honorable Mustapha Allah-Dey, confirmed his painful exit. According to Allah-Dey, late Momoh has been buried according to Islamic rites today. […]

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Ondo PDP crisis: Jonathan not sincere with us – Akinnadeju

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Chief Alex Akinnadeju, yesterday blamed President Goodluck Jonathan for not taking proactive steps to solve the ongoing crisis within the party in the state. Akinnadeju advised Governor Olusegun Mimiko to beg the Chairman of Global Fleet Company and PDP chieftain, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim to sheath […]

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Osinbajo accuses Jonathan of Islamising Nigeria by attending IOC meetings

The vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has debunked insinuations that the APC presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), has a plan to Islamise the country. Osinbajo, who met with professionals in an interactive session in Warri, said Buhari had refused to give in to pressure to get Nigeria into […]

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2015 Polls: Don’t be deceived by agents of change – Gov Mimiko tells Nigerians

Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has cautioned the people of the state not to vote for any change that will truncate the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonatham. Mimiko who gave the warning at Ikare Akoko, during a rally of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo-North senatorial district on Wednesday, noted that the […]

Education National News

30% passes with five credits as NECO releases Nov/Dec SSSCE

National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the November/December 2014 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) with 30.57 per cent of the candidates that sat for the examination passing at credit level in five major subjects, including Mathematics and English Language. The result showed an improvement from 2013 result which recorded 28.62 per […]

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2015 Polls: Presidential candidate cries out over his PVC just 8 days to elections

A few days to the general elections, the Presidential candidate of Action Alliance, Senator Tunde Anifowose-Kelani, on Thursday cried out that he might be disenfranchised in an election in which he is a contestant because he has not been issued the Permanent Voter Card by the Independent National Electoral Commission. He raised the alarm at […]

Nigeria Leagues

NPFL: Akwa United’s challenge thrills new coach Baraje

Akwa United’s new head coach, Zachary Baraje has disclosed that he is looking forward to an exciting experience with the Promise Keepers after he was offered a year contract to handle the club for the next premier league season. Baraje’s appointment was ratified by the board of the Akwa United on Wednesday after he signed […]

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Pastors taking bribes from politicians risk God’s anger, says RCCM’s Enoch Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has warned that pastors collecting bribes from politicians risk the wrath of God. The renowned cleric said this on his official Facebook page on Wednesday while reacting to allegations by the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, that the Peoples Democratic Party had […]

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Osun Elections Tribunal: Aregbesola, Omisore know fate on January 6

The Election Petitions Tribunal hearing matters arising from the Osun State governorship election of August 9, 2014 is set to deliver its final judgment on Friday, January 6. Secretary of the Tribunal, Mr. Adamu Aliyu, confirmed the date on the telephone to our correspondent in Osogbo, Osun State capital, on Wednesday. “The judgement is coming […]

Nigeria Leagues

Gold Cup: 3SC denies Kogi United, faces Sharks in finals

Nigeria Premier League club sides, Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan and Sharks Football Club of Port Harcourt, have secured places in the finals of Gold Cup Pre-Season Tournament. In the two semi-final matches played at the practice pitch A and B of the Otunba Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu-Ode Sharks defeated highly technical Supreme […]

National News

Lokoja residents decry epileptic power supply

Residents of lokoja have continued to groan under Epileptic power supply within the lokoja city with just few days to the general elections which begins on February 14. The poor power supply has been more of an affliction to many as it has disabled some of their business and affected their residences and consequently drawn […]