INEC, Lagos Speaker lament poor PVC collection, voter apathy

Ahead of the 2023 general election, the speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, appealed to residents of the State not to only register, but ensure that they vote. Obasa gave this advice yesterday at the 8th Annual Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting held simultaneously organized by the Lagos state house of assembly across

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ASUU strike: We’ll sue Buhari over poor children’s rights — SERAP

By Biodun Busari The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has said it will take a legal action against President Muhammadu Buhari over the lingering strike embarked on by public universities’ lecturers.SERAP said this on its verified Twitter handle @SERAPNigeria on Friday. Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, started a strike action on February 14

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Obi distances self from campaign posters on Muslim prayer mats

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has issued a disclaimer against campaign posters of himself on Muslim prayer mats. The said prayer mats were made by support groups to be shared as campaign souvenirs to potential Muslim voters. Pictures of the mats went viral on social media, drawing the condemnation of many,

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FG inaugurates committee to review Orosanye report

The Federal Government has set up another White Paper Committee to review the parastatals, agencies and commissions created since 2014. In 2011, a committee was set up on the restructuring and rationalisation of Federal Government parastatals, commissions and agencies which was chaired by former Head of Service, Steve Orosanye. The committee submitted its report on

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Drama as Bayelsa assembly rejects Diri’s commissioner-nominee

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has rejected the nomination of a former Commissioner for Transport, Grace Ekiotenne, by Governor Douye Diri to serve as a commissioner at the State Local Government Service Commission. Ekiotenne was among three nominees on a list forwarded by the governor to the assembly for screening and confirmation to serve

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Shiroro attack: Buhari vows to rescue captives, punish perpetrators

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, said his government would do everything possible to ensure the return of those abducted in an attack on a mining site in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. This was as he described the attack as a direct assault on Nigeria which will not be

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Mohamed Salah signs new three-year Liverpool contract

Mohamed Salah signs new three-year Liverpool contract   Mohamed Salah has signed a new three-year contract with Liverpool.   The 30-year-old Egypt forward only had a year left on his previous deal and there had been doubts about whether he would stay.     Salah has scored 156 goals in 254 appearances during his five

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JUST IN:Richarlison: Tottenham sign Brazil forward from Everton in deal worth £60m

  Tottenham Hotspur have signed Brazil forward Richarlison from Everton on a five-year deal believed to be worth £60m. The 25-year-old scored 10 goals and provided five assists as he helped Everton avoid relegation last season He scored 43 goals in 135 league appearances for the Toffees after joining from Watford in July 2018. The

Firm pledges to back football talent hunt

Custard brand manufacturer, Checkers Africa Limited, has promised to continue to encourage talent hunt for footballers among its employees and members of the public. The firm’s Managing Director, Mr Karan Checker, according to a statement on Thursday, made the commitment at the 2022 edition of the company’s one-day football tourney tagged Checkers Custard Football Cup,

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Hundreds of students escape death in Enugu school fire

Hundreds of students of the Peaceland College of Education, Enugu escaped death by whiskers on Thursday, when fire gutted some parts of the school’s female hostel.   The institution is located opposite the Matured Students Programme of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, near the popular Nkpokiti junction, at Independence Layout, Enugu.  

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