Category Archives: Breaking

WAEC Reschedules English Language Exam To September 29

West African Examinations Council has postponed the English Language paper earlier scheduled to hold on Saturday, will hold September 22. WAEC revealed this on their Twitter handle, when a candidate wanted confirmation of the postponement of the paper. The examination body tweeted: “English Language papers will be written on September 29, 2018. Please, go to…

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PenCom Releases N86.7bn To Over 275,000 Sacked Workers

The National Pension Commission said it has released N86.7 billion to sacked workers of various companies who participated in the Contributory Pension Scheme. PenCom Acting Director-General, Mrs Aisha Dahir-Umar, who disclosed this on Monday, 17th of September, in Lagos, said the amount was for the settlement of 275,172 disengaged workers. The acting director-general noted that…

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APC Doesn’t Have The Number To Impeach Me From NASS – Saraki Boasts

The Senate President and one of the presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Bukola Saraki, has declared that those plotting to impeach him after the National Assembly reconvenes won’t succeed because they don’t have the number to do so. Saraki, who said this while responding to questions from newsmen at the PDP Secretariat…

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NSE Market Capitalisation Drops By N46bn, Looses Profits To Investors

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday, 17th of September, maintained the downward trend with the market capitalisation shedding N46 billion due to profit taking by investors. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the market capitalisation lost N46 billion or 0.39 per cent to close at N11.756 trillion from the N11.802 trillion achieved on…

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Chief Judge Gives Federal High Court judges, October Deadline to Conclude Pre-Election Cases

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati, on Monday, 17th of September, barred judges of the court from granting ex parte orders in political cases. He also said that he had given a deadline of October ending to judges to conclude political cases with likely effect on candidates in the forthcoming…

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Newly Appointed Acting Minister Of Finance, Zainab Ahmed Assumes Office

The newly appointed Acting Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed assumed office on Monday, 17th of September, after her appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, 14th of Sptember, to replace Kemi Adeosun, who resigned. The minister was received at the Ministry by the Permanent Secretary, Dr Mahmoud Isa-Dutse accompanied by other management staff of the…

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INEC Bans Use Of Mobile Phones & Cameras In Polling Units At Osun Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has banned the use of mobile phones, cameras or any recording devices by voters during the Osun State governorship election. The INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Monday, 17th of September, at a stakeholders meeting in Osogbo, the state capital ahead of the election scheduled to hold…

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We Never Froze The Adelekes’ Accounts – EFCC Denies, Dele Momodu Apologises

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied freezing the bank account of Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun. The anti-graft agency also said it did not place a freeze order on the accounts of members of his family, including popular musician, Davido. The PDP on Saturday, 16th of…

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I didn’t Speak To Tinubu About Ambode – Pastor Adeboye Denies Interceding In Politics

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday, 16th of September, denied having a telephone conversation with the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, about the second term ambition of the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. In a disclaimer shared on his verified Twitter…

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Zamfara Governor, Abdul’aziz Yari Condemns Revenge Against APC’s Attack On His Convoy 

Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State has condemned the attack on his convoy by supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Yari, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Enlightenment, Malam Ibrahim Dosara, cautioned his loyalists to desist from revenge in Gusau. He urged people of the state to be…

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