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JAMB Sets Out Cut Off Marks For Universities, Polytechnics

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A Minimum score of 160 has been approved by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB for the 2019/2020 Admissions into public Universities in Nigeria.

Wike Wants Amended Electoral Act Signed To Law Immediately

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The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has called on the international community to again prevail on President Muhammdu Buhari to sign the amended electoral act.

Buhari Congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila

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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the newly elected presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly.

BREAKING: Femi Gbajabiamila Elected House Of Reps Speaker

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Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has been elected Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.

RATTAWU Condemns DAAR Closure

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The Leadership of Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts workers Union, RATTAWU, says, the recent clampdown on Daar Communications Plc by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, could have been avoided.

President Buhari Mourns Energy Expert, Prof 'Layi Fagbenle

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President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, friends, and loved ones of Professor Richard Olayiwola Fagbenle, who passed on this week, aged 76.

National Biosafety Agency Assures Of Safety Of Genetically Modified Products

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The Director General of the national Biosafety Management Agency, Rufus Egbegba says the genetically modified products approved by the agency have been confirmed safe after undertaking a risk assessment on them.

Belarus Varsity Partners Benue Institutions On Food Technology

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The Mogilev State University of Food Technologies in the Republic of Belarus is to collaborate with tertiary institutions in Benue State on food security and areas of developing the agriculture value chain.

June 12: NADECO Demands Ethnic Nationalities Summit

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The National Democratic Coalition, NADECO, is calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to take urgent steps to return Nigeria to constitutional governance arrangement by summoning a meeting of ethnic nationalities in a representative assembly.

Oborevweri Re-Elected Delta Assembly Speaker

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The Seventh Delta State Assembly has re-elected Sherriff Oborevweri member representing Okpe constituency, the immediate past speaker and a member of the Peoples Democratic Party. He emerged through a unanimous voice vote by the 28 state lawmakers.

Senate Presidency: Lawan Wins It.

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Senator Ahmed Lawan representing Yobe North has emerged Senate President for the 9th Assembly.

Nigeria’s First Vitamised Rice Mill Set For Take Off In Ogoja

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Cross River State Governor, Proof Ben Ayade says the first in Africa automated, vitaminized rice mill in Ogoja will soon be ready to produce high yield fresh local quality rice for the country.

Cross River Declares Emergency In Primary Healthcare

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Due to an increase in child and infant mortality rate in Cross River State, Governor Ben Ayade has declared state of Emergency in the state primary health care.

Presidential Election Petition (DAY 6)

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The pre-hearing of the Presidential Election Petition entered its sixth day on Tuesday with the commencement of hearing on the interlocutory motions filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, seeking to strike out the petition of the People’s Democratic Party and its candidate Atiku Abubakar.

Presidential Election Tribunal

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The Presidential Election Tribunal has commenced Pre-hearing of Petition of Atiku, People’s Democratic Party, PDP, against Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, President Mohammad Buhari, and the All Progressive Congress, APC.

Dokpesi Wants Nigerian Media Industry Repositioned

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The Chairman Emeritus, DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi has expressed gratitude to a group of veteran media owners, practitioners and concerned persons who played different roles in ensuring quick resolution of issues between the broadcast outfit and the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC.

Jurists, Lawyers Advocate Better Conditions Of Service For Judges

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The Federal Government has been called upon to look into the working conditions of Nigerian judges to enable them to comply with the Code of Conduct and Ethics.

Ondo Oil Well Inferno Rages Two Months On

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It is almost two months after the Ojumole Oil Well operated by Chevron exploded in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, South-West Nigeria, with the raging fire yet to be put out.

Buhari Welcomes Italian Support For Repatriation Of Illicit Assets

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Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has welcomed the support of the Italian Government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.

FG Declares June 12 Public Holiday

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The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, 2019, as public holiday to mark Democracy Day celebration.