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  • Acting President Osinbajo Signs Seven Bills Into Law

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    The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has signed into law Pension Rights of Judges (Amendment) Act, 2017, and six other bills passed by the National Assembly. This is contained in a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang. Mr. Osinbajo is acting…

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  • Review NCE to incorporate TC curriculum– Registrar

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    Prof. Josiah Ajiboye has called for the review of the National Certificate of Education to incorporate the Grade Two Teachers Certificate curriculum. Ajiboye, who is the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) Registrar, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. Cue in audio 1 “I…

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  • Teacher gets N500,000 bail for allegedly defiling pupil

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    A teacher, Olamilekan Adeyemi, who allegedly defiled his nine-year-old pupil, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on a two-count charge Twenty-eight-year-old Adeyemi, who resides on Akinyede Crescent, Akowonjo, a Lagos suburb, was charged with  sexual assault and defilement. The prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, told the court that the teacher committed the  offences …

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  • Statistician Advises FG On Census

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    A statistician, Dr Olusanya Olubusoye, has advised the Federal Government to adopt administrative census, rather than the current decennial, to gauge the nation’s population for effective planning and development. Olubusoye, the 2nd Vice-President, Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA), gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. He…

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  • Former Minister, Chidoka, Joins Anambra Guber Race

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    A former minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, has joined Anambra State governorship race slated for Nov. 18. He told a consultative meeting of the PDP at Otuocha, near Awka yesterday that his desire to run for the position was to serve the people. The former Corps Marshal of the FRSC said he was ready…

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  • JAMB exams

    1.7 m Candidates To Write 2017 UTME –JAMB

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    Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, says 1.7 million candidates are expected to sit for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Oloyede made the disclosure while fielding questions from journalists at the Information and Communication Technology Retreat organised for stakeholders on Tuesday in Abeokuta, Ogun. The News Agency…

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