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Ibrahim Musa Gusau Elected as New NFF President
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Ibrahim Musa Gusau Elected as New NFF President

Ibrahim Musa Gusau has been elected as the new President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after an election was conducted on Friday. See Also: NFF to face Potential Sanction by FIFA Over Contract Breach Gusau became the 40th President of the NFF after being elected at the NFF’s 78th Elective Congress in Benin, Edo State. The newly elected President got 21 votes to defeat his closest contender, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, who managed 12 votes. Coming in third place, League Management Committee Chairman, Shehu Dikko, ended up with only six votes. At the start of the election, only seven out of the total ten intending candidates contested for the position, as three candidates namely, Moukhtar Muhammed, Musa Amadu, and Yahaya Kwande withdrew before the election starte...
New Born Baby Discovered by LAWMA Officials in Lagos Dump
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New Born Baby Discovered by LAWMA Officials in Lagos Dump

The Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) Officials discovered a newborn baby abandoned in a refuse dump in a street in IKoyi, Lagos State. See Also: Why You Should Breastfeed Your Child, Red Cross Tells Mothers The LAWMA officials filed a report to the Ikoyi police division on the discovery of an abandoned baby at about 10 am. Acting on the report, a police team visited the scene and took the infant to a Military Hospital at Dodan Barracks, Ikoyi. The baby was sent to a motherless baby home in the city after medical treatment. Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin said the baby was retrieved on Thursday and is doing fine after medical treatment. He also said the police had started an investigation adding that infanti...
NECO Releases 2022 SSCE Examination Results
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NECO Releases 2022 SSCE Examination Results

The National Examination Council (NECO) announced on Thursday, the release of the 2022 Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results. NECO Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi made the announcement at the NECO Headquarters in Minna. See Also: How NECO Registrar Died – Exam Body Clarifies It was also revealed that 29 supervisors had been blacklisted for committing various malpractice offenses during the concluded examination. Prof. Wushishi said 60.74% of students, which is around 727,894 made five credits and above, including Mathematics and English Language. This means a decrease of 10.9% compared to 2021 performance while noting that out of 1,209,703 registered candidates, only 1,198,417 sat for the examination. The Re...
Court Sacks Ahmed Lawan as APC Senatorial Candidate for Yobe North
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Court Sacks Ahmed Lawan as APC Senatorial Candidate for Yobe North

The Federal High Court has invalidated the parallel primary election of 9th June 2022 that elected Ahmed Lawan as the APC senatorial candidate for Yobe North. See Also: Obiano’s Wife Wins APGA Ticket For Anambra North Senate Poll In a judgement delivered yesterday by Justice Fadimatu Murtala, the court orders the All Progressive Congress to present the name of Bashir Shariff Machina as the authentic candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District. The Court still recognizes the primary election conducted by the party on the 28th of May 2022 but prefers another candidate. Source: Daily Post
ASUU Says FG Can Resolve Eight-Month Strike in Two Days
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ASUU Says FG Can Resolve Eight-Month Strike in Two Days

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Emmanuel Osadeke, says the Federal Government is capable of resolving the ongoing strike within two days. See Also: ASUU Reaches Agreement with Reps, Awaits Buhari’s Approval Prof. Emmanuel stated this while he was featured on the Arise TV programme, he further stated that the reason the strike continues is that the Federal Government does not want to meet the demands of ASUU. He also blasted Minister of Labour, Dr. Chris Ngige for taking ASUU to the National Industrial Court while the House of Representatives and President Buhari are still negotiating with the Union to end the eight-month strike. “All Nigerians can see that the government is not interested in resolving the issues. Like I have said, th...
Tinubu Celebrates Bishop Oyedepo’s 68th Birthday
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Tinubu Celebrates Bishop Oyedepo’s 68th Birthday

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, celebrates the new age of Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church Worldwide. See Also: Pat Utomi Dares Tinubu to Make Medical Test Public Asiwaju Tinubu noted in a statement by his media office yesterday, the positive influence of Bishop Oyedepo on the Pentecostal Christian movement In Nigeria since he began his ministry 40 years ago. He also lauded the Bishop’s vision and investment in Education, notably Covenant University in Ogun State and Landmark University in Kwara State, which is excelling in research and technology. “I rejoice with and celebrate Bishop David Oyedepo on his 68th birthday today. Bishop Oyedepo has served God and our country very well with the life-changing impacts...
National Grid Restored After Partial Collapse – TCN
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National Grid Restored After Partial Collapse – TCN

The National Grid has been fully restored by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) after the reports of its partial collapse on Monday. See Also: Grid Collapse: Lawmakers Lambast Power Minister, Demand Improved Electricity Supply General Manager and Public Affairs of TCN, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, stated this on Monday in Abuja. She revealed the partial collapse of the national grid occurred at about 10.51 am. Mbah noted a sudden drop in the system frequency resulted in the partial collapse of the grid. The restoration of the grid commenced immediately at 11.55 am in the affected areas, which were Osogbo, Ihovbor, Jebba, Osogbo, Kainji, Jebba, Benin, Onitsha, Shiroro, Kaduna, Shiroro, Katampe, and Alaoji, Ikot-Ekpene. Others affected by the collapse were Lokoja, Gwagwalad...
Military Troops Neutralises ISWAP Terrorists in Yobe
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Military Troops Neutralises ISWAP Terrorists in Yobe

The Nigerian military neutralised a group of terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) in Yobe State. See Also: Boko Haram, ISWAP Still ‘Very Dangerous,’ North-East Needs $1bn Aid – UN The terrorists with vehicles and motorcycles had gathered at a location known as Wulle to initiate an attack. Zagaxola Makama, An intelligence officer, revealed that with information reaching the troops of the 27 Task Force Battalion, an attack that killed scores of the terrorist was launched using their artillery. According to the Daily Post, the escaping terrorist later returned on motorcycles to retrieve their comrades’ corpses. Source: Daily Post
Insecurity Will End in 2022- President Buhari
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Insecurity Will End in 2022- President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi that he will end insecurity in the country before the year ends. See Also: Tinubu Urges APC to Do More Ahead of 2023 Elections The president who was represented by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, spoke at the 2022 Olojo Festival as it culminated on Saturday. The President said, “We must be vigilant, we must not leave the work of security for our security agencies alone, else, there will be problem. All of us must be concerned about security. The government will play its part, and I want to assure you that the little areas where we are encountering security challenges, we will overcome them before the end of 2022." “We must work together with security agencies to win the challenges of i...
Rita Dominic Debunks News of Her Giving Birth to Twins
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Rita Dominic Debunks News of Her Giving Birth to Twins

Famous Nollywood Star, Rita Dominic, has debunked news of her giving birth to a set of twins. See Also: Uche Jombo Says African Leaders Makes Her Sad News surfaced on Wednesday about the Nollywood actress and her husband, Fidelis, welcoming a set of twins in the United Kingdom. Nigerians began to congratulate her but the actress revealed the news was false. On her Twitter page, she uploaded a picture with the caption “Fake news.” Rita Dominic wedded her husband in April 2022 with Nollywood stars, Chidi Mokeme, Kate Henshaw, Joke Silva, and Ini Edo in attendance. Source: Daily Post