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Obioma: NECO debunks assassination rumour, calls for calm

Nigeria, June 1 -- The National Examinations Council has debunked the news of the assassination of its late registrar and chief executive officer, Godswill Obioma. A statement issued by the examinati... Read More


Exclusive: My father, NECO registrar, died after brief illness -Son

Nigeria, June 1 -- The family of the registrar of the National Examinations Council (NECO), Godswill Obioma, has said the examination body's boss died Monday afternoon after a brief illness. This was... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian govt. declares Kano assembly speaker wanted for violating COVID-19 travel protocol

Nigeria, May 31 -- The Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Hamisu Chidari, is one of more than 200 travellers who were recently declared 'wanted' by the Nigerian government for allegedly viol... Read More


BREAKING: ASUU elects new president

Nigeria, May 30 -- The immediate past vice-president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Emmanuel Osodeke, has emerged as the new president of the union. Mr Osodeke, a professor of so... Read More


VC Appointment: Sanwo-Olu announces acting registrar for LASU

Nigeria, May 28 -- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has approved the appointment of a deputy registrar, Emmanuel Famu, as the acting registrar for the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo. This was... Read More


Lagos appoints 100 new principals

Nigeria, May 27 -- The Lagos State Government has approved the appointment of 100 new principals and promoted 96 other teachers to the position of vice-principals in the state's secondary schools . T... Read More


COVID-19: Nigeria records 42 new cases on Monday

Nigeria, May 25 -- Nigeria on Monday recorded 42 new cases of coronavirus infection, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 166,061, according to official data. The Nigeria Centre for Diseas... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: UTME 2021: JAMB to conduct mock for 160,617 candidates

Nigeria, May 24 -- The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said a total of 160,617 candidates will be taking part in its mock unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) which is... Read More


COVID-19: Nigeria declares 90 travellers as 'health hazards'

Nigeria, May 23 -- Nigerian government has publicly declared a total of 90 travellers who recently visited or arrived from India, Brazil and Turkey, as potential health hazards to the society and seek... Read More


Shrinking Nigeria's Civic Space : USAID steps in

Nigeria, May 23 -- With rising allegations of incessant harassments, arrests and sometimes 'abductions' of holders of opposing views to state-backed positions, Nigeria's human rights record in the rec... Read More