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Seun Kuti To Register ‘Movement Of The People’ As Political Party
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Seun Kuti To Register ‘Movement Of The People’ As Political Party

Musician Seun Kuti has revealed he will be registering the Movement of The People (MOP) as a political party. The 38-year-old shared a picture of an official letter written to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to demand the requirements for registration in an Instagram post on Thursday. The letter signed by Seun says, “We are promoters of the Political Association, known and described as MOVEMENT OF THE PEOPLE. “We write to request from your esteemed Commission the list of requirements to be met to register our Political Association as a Political Party. Thank you.” Movement of The People was his father Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s political party. Seun revived the party in November 2020. “The idea is that we liberate the Nigerian people, they mig...
Man Stabs Partner To Death For Refusing To Register Her New Car In His Name
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Man Stabs Partner To Death For Refusing To Register Her New Car In His Name

A Nigerian man has been accused of stabbing his partner to death for refusing to register her new car in his name. Facebook user, Ngozi Ikebuaso alleged that the man carried out the act with the help of his 16-year-old nephew. It was learnt that the deceased refused registering the car in the man's name, on grounds of him not paying her bride price even though they've been co-habiting for 8 years. Ngozi Ikebuaso wrote on Facebook; "A man with the help of his 16 years old nephew stabbed his wife to death because she refused to use his name in her new bought car documents. The woman said she can’t use his name on the documents because the said man never paid her pride price ( they are just leave in lovers. Di na nwuye ndi Lagos)and have not married her after living together for 8 ...
Kim Kardashian freezes Facebook, Instagram accounts
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Kim Kardashian freezes Facebook, Instagram accounts

Kim Kardashian is starting a pressure movement against Facebook Inc. to stop the divisive hate campaign on its platforms, Facebook and Instagram. Kim, with 188million followers on Instagram and 29 million on Facebook tweeted she would be freezing her two accounts because she can no longer, “stay silent while these platforms continue to allow the spreading of hate, propaganda and misinformation”. She said that this spread of hate only exists to sow division and split America apart only to take steps after people are killed. “Misinformation shared on social media has a serious impact on our elections and undermines our democracy”, she wrote. The tweet drove Facebook stock value down by a few dollars. But it went up again to register a $6.27 increase for the day. Read her tw...
Uganda Seeks To Register Online Bloggers Ahead Of Election
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Uganda Seeks To Register Online Bloggers Ahead Of Election

Authorities in Uganda say bloggers and others publishing or broadcasting online must register with authorities, drawing criticism from some who see it as an attack on free speech ahead of next year’s election. The Uganda Communications Commission in a statement on Monday said bloggers and online news sites must seek the necessary authorization with it by Oct. 5. A spokesman for the agency told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the directive was provoked in part by “an avalanche of people interested in opening online media.” “We know that if these tools are misused, they can lead to trouble,” Ibrahim Bbosa said of social media. With election campaigning effectively banned by orders aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus, Uganda’s social media scene has become e...
Big Brother Africa winner, Idris Sultan Set to be Arraigned in Court for ‘failure to Register a SIM Card Previously Owned by Another Person’
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Big Brother Africa winner, Idris Sultan Set to be Arraigned in Court for ‘failure to Register a SIM Card Previously Owned by Another Person’

Tanzanian comedian and 2014 Big Brother Africa winner, Idris Sultan will be arraigned in court a second time on Thursday, July 9, to face charges of 'failure to register a SIM card previously owned by another person' and 'failure to report change of ownership of a SIM card'. These charges were brought after he posted a video of himself on social media, laughing at an old photo of President John Magufuli wearing an oversized suit. � The famous Tanzanian comedian Idris Sultan (@IdrisSultan) is jailed after posting a video in which he was laughing at a picture of the President of Tanzania. See the video: pic.twitter.com/pDZYUJvNAg ? Comrade D�sir� (@ncambirwa) May 19, 2020
Sancho heading for Man Utd over Liverpool’ – Redknapp fears Reds will miss out on Neymar-esque talent
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Sancho heading for Man Utd over Liverpool’ – Redknapp fears Reds will miss out on Neymar-esque talent

The former midfielder, who spent many happy years at Anfield, believes it is “a matter of time” before the England international winger heads home Jadon Sancho looks like he is “going to end up” at Manchester United, says Jamie Redknapp, who had been hoping that Liverpool could do a deal for the Borussia Dortmund winger. Transfer speculation continues to build around the highly-rated England international. Having left Manchester City for the Bundesliga in 2017, a homecoming is being mooted for the 20-year-old forward who has enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence. Sancho has starred for the German giants, with 20 goals and 28 assists recorded across the last two seasons. Those exploits have seen him register on the recruitment radar of leading sides across Europe, with heavyweight ou...
Nicki Minaj’s husband re- arrested for failing to register as sex offender after relocating to California
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Nicki Minaj’s husband re- arrested for failing to register as sex offender after relocating to California

Nicki Minaj’s husband, Kenneth Perry, arrested after he failed to register as a sex offender. The U.S. Marshals took him into custody on Wednesday. After he failed to register as a sex offender in California from New York. Petty convicted for a first degree attempted rape 25 years ago in New York, and ultimately served four years behind bars. Furthermore, after his release, he ordered to register as a sex offender within the state; however, he didn’t re-register when he moved to California in July 2019
Lagos Police Boss, Hakeem Odumosu Tells Owners Of Unregistered Vehicles To Register Their Vehicles
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Lagos Police Boss, Hakeem Odumosu Tells Owners Of Unregistered Vehicles To Register Their Vehicles

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday advised owners of unregistered vehicles plying the state roads to register them or risk arrest when caught. Saying the same warning goes to those whose plate numbers had been defaced, Odumosu also told escort vehicles to register their vehicles and get the right documents from the vehicles registry, saying defaulters would be penalised. The police boss warned escort vehicles without plate numbers and those illegally bearing plate numbers showing names, titles or positions to desist from such a practice, adding that the wrath of the law would be meted out on such offenders. He gave those who fall within the above-stated categories a seven- day ultimatum to comply with the provisions of the law or face enforcement. ...
IPPIS: Ten Reasons Why Lecturers Did Not Register On The IPPIS Platform
Education

IPPIS: Ten Reasons Why Lecturers Did Not Register On The IPPIS Platform

The media has been inundated with speculations on imminent strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the face-off between members of the union and the Federal Government for their refusal to register on Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), the new platform for the payment of Federal civil servants’ salaries. *Very much like the Nigerian Armed Forces, Judiciary, National Assembly, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), among others, Nigerian university lecturers are not federal civil servants in the strict sense of the word.* ASUU National president, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, recently declared the outright rejection of the IPPIS platform by members of the union a...
Tinubu ‘Seizes’ APC Membership Register – APC Youth Vanguard
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Tinubu ‘Seizes’ APC Membership Register – APC Youth Vanguard

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Youth Vanguard has alleged that the National Leader of the party, Bola Tinubu has seized the party’s membership register containing all the bona fide members across the country. The group, in a statement on Tuesday by its publicity secretary, Aliyu Isa-Moriki, alleged that Mr Tinubu is in cahoots with the Deputy National Chairman of the party, Lawali Shuaibu who had been Mr Tinubu’s political associate. The statement further alleged that the APC Registration Server had been based in the old ACN office in Abuja since 2013 and the national leader had tightly controlled the register, especially in states not controlled by his lackeys. ‘’This afternoon, based on credible information from Sen Lawali Shuaibu, Asiwaju has ordered that the register ...
Ishaq Oloyede Insists On The Use Of NIN To Register For UTME
Education

Ishaq Oloyede Insists On The Use Of NIN To Register For UTME

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says no amount of “smear campaign” can prevent it from using the National Identity Management Number (NIM) in the conduct of its exams. Ishaq Oloyede, the board’s registrar, spoke on Wednesday during a meeting with CBT centres, technical advisors, and service providers at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna state. JAMB had earlier announced its partnershipwith the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to clampdown on impersonation and other forms of exam malpractice ahead of its forthcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). In the wake of its decision to use NIM during the 2020 UTME, Oloyede said those benefitting from registration and exam frauds have continued to mount a negative campaign a...
Education

IPPIS: ASUU Members Sneak To Register, Enrolment Hits 937,000

There are indications that some members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities are enrolling for the Integrated Personnel Payroll Integrated System contrary to the directive of the union . Investigations by The PUNCH on Wednesday revealed that institutions where lecturers were registering for the IPPIS included the University of Calabar and the University of Nigeria , Nsukka. ASUU had last month opposed the IPPIS despite the Federal Government ’s directive that any worker that failed to register for it would not be paid his December salary . The union directed its members not to enrol for the IPPIS , which the Federal Government said was aimed at fighting corruption through payment of salaries to each employee ’ s bank account. But ASUU wondered why the Central Bank of...
Lagos To Register Places Of Worship ‘To Ensure Sanity’
Religion

Lagos To Register Places Of Worship ‘To Ensure Sanity’

The Lagos State Government says plans are on to register religious houses in order to ensure sanity in the state. The Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, made this known on Tuesday in Alausa, during a stakeholders meeting with the Nigeria Inter-religious Council. Akinbile-Yussuf said the registration, which was supposed to commence by mid 2020, would help to identify worship centres that are being used to perpetrate illegalities in the state. She said that having a database of all religious bodies in the state would enable ease of reference, as well as ensuring effective communication. “We need to know our number; then we can know what we need, we can know where we belong, we can know what we are doing. “So, we are coming up w...
Federal Government Unveils Its Sexual Offenders Register
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Federal Government Unveils Its Sexual Offenders Register

The Federal Government in collaboration with strategic partners has unveiled the Nigeria sexual offenders register. The register which will have the pictures and all particulars of convicted sexual offenders in the country will also have a section that offenders who were never convicted will be displayed for an administrative fee. Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said that the exact number of cases of sexual abuse victims are difficult to confirm because when women come forward, they are called liars and troublemakers. The Vice President who urged Nigerians to speak up or go to the police when they witness a sexual assault incident said that one of the steps to take in eradicating sexual abuse includes challenging degrading reference to women. Prof. Osinbajo said this on...
INEC To Register 200 Political Parties In 2023, Nigerians React
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INEC To Register 200 Political Parties In 2023, Nigerians React

Some Nigerians on Thursday reacted to the statement credited to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that Nigeria may go into the 2023 general elections with over 200 political parties on the ballot papers and result sheets. INEC’s national commissioner, Festus Okoye, made the statement in Abuja on Wednesday at an Electoral Reform Roundtable organised by the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room and the Kofi Annan Foundation. Okoye’s statement did not go down well with many Nigerians who were already outraged by the large number of political parties in the country which currently stands at 91. Many Nigerians, especially youths, have taken to the social media to condemn the move, saying INEC should think of reducing the existing political parties and not adding m...
Candidates narrate experiences at centres
Education

Candidates narrate experiences at centres

Candidates sitting for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) on Thursday narrated their experiences on the conduct of the examination by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The candidates spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. Over 1.8 million candidates who registered for the UTME were expected to sit for the examination from April 11 to April 15 in the 698 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres across the country. At the Global Distance Learning CBT centre, a candidate, Major Okeke, said the exam was well coordinated while commending the board for a smooth conduct. ”It did not take long before I got inside my examination hall after proper checking at the gate. ”The stipulated time for th...
FIFA Register $700m Extra Revenue in Latest Filings
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FIFA Register $700m Extra Revenue in Latest Filings

FIFA have posted a better than expected $6.4 billion (5.65 billion euros) turnover for the financial period of 2015-2018 allowing for $2.74bn in back-up, a source told AFP on Wednesday. FIFA announced a revenue of $5.72bn for the previous cycle between 2011-2014 with $1.52bn in reserve. The results are higher than those projected last June before the start of the World Cup held in Russia. Facing the worst corruption in its history in 2015 and after a variety of big sponsors ended their deals, experts were sceptical about the governing body’s capacity to reach its targets. The reserves, which in theory allow FIFA to cope with a possible cancellation of a World Cup, have grown from the June-announced $1.65bn figure. President Gianni Infantino was elected in February 2016, ...
WAEC certificate: Court set to deliver judgment on Gov. Bindow’s alleged forgery case
Education

WAEC certificate: Court set to deliver judgment on Gov. Bindow’s alleged forgery case

An FCT High Court in Apo is set to deliver judgment in a suit seeking the disqualification of Adamawa State Governor, Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow, from the forthcoming governorship election, over alleged certificate forgery. Justice Olukayode Adeniyi had fixed March 1 for the judgment after counsels to all parties in the suit argued and adopted their respective briefs for and against the suit. However, when the matter came up on Friday, Justice Adeniyi apologized to the parties that the judgment was not ready. He said he had earlier sent the court registrar to communicate the development to the parties. Justice Adeniyi thereafter fixed judgment for today (Monday). A group, Incorporated Trustees of Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, had alleged that Bindow supplied f...
Lagos State To Establish Social Register For Poor And Vulnerable People
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Lagos State To Establish Social Register For Poor And Vulnerable People

The Lagos State Commissioner of Economic Planning & Budget (MEPB), Olusegun Banjo has inaugurated the State Operations Cooperating Unit (SOCU), as part of efforts to create a Single Social Register that would lead to the conditional and unconditional fund transfer to the poor and vulnerable segment of the State. Banjo explained during the inauguration that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode recently approved the establishment of the SOCU while the validation of the constitution of the Unit was done by the National Social Safety-Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO), Office of the Vice President, Abuja.   Noting that the programme would assist the State to achieve more in its strides to reach the poor and vulnerable segments of her population, the Commissioner emphasised that the initi...
50-year-old Nigerian Man In UK, Jailed 10 Years For Raping 12-year-old girl
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50-year-old Nigerian Man In UK, Jailed 10 Years For Raping 12-year-old girl

A Nigerian man in UK who admitted raping and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl he befriended online, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Simon Owoade, 50, was sentenced to 9 years and 10 months’ imprisonment at Harrow Crown Court on Thursday, 17 January, 2019, after pleading guilty to: Rape of a child under 13 years; Assault of a child under 13 years by penetration; Sexual assault of a child under 13 years and Three counts of making indecent photographs of a child. He is not eligible for parole and he has also been placed on the sexual offenders register for life.
Female Paedophile Force Girl Under 10 To Perform Sex Act On Her
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Female Paedophile Force Girl Under 10 To Perform Sex Act On Her

A female paedophile identified as 62-year-old Eileen McBrien, has bagged a 6-year jail sentence for forcing a girl under 10 to perform a sex act on her. The convict was arrested after the victim told her mother what happened. The female paedophile who lives in Troutbeck Avenue, Ancoats, Manchester, initially denied the charge she faced but was convicted by a jury after a trial. McBrien who was found guilty of a charge of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, was also ordered to sign the sex offenders’ register and will be subject to a sexual harm prevention order for life. The order will restrict what she can do after her release from custody. Manchester Evening News reported that Sergeant Laura Halley said: This is a harrowing case involving a young child who bravely di...
Electoral Act Amendment Bill: PDP Urges National Assembly to Override Buhari’s Veto
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Electoral Act Amendment Bill: PDP Urges National Assembly to Override Buhari’s Veto

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has called on the National Assembly to save the nation’s democracy by immediately overriding President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. It said Buhari’s repeated refusal to sign amendments passed to check rigging in the election, raises issues of his sincerity of purpose and has the capacity to trigger political unrest and violence, which could in turn truncate the country’s democracy. The Director of Media and Publicity of the campaign council, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, said it was unfortunate that the President, in his desperation to hold on to power, has resorted to taking steps that are capable of destabilising the nation, just because the people are resolute in voting him out of...
2019 Poll: INEC Warns Against Fake Voters’ Register
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2019 Poll: INEC Warns Against Fake Voters’ Register

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, warned Nigerians to beware of fake voters register saying some unscrupulous elements have designed fake INEC logos to deceive members of the public on the social media. Speaking with Vanguard, spokesman of INEC in Lagos, Mr. Femi Akinbiyi, said: “Many people using INEC’s logo to post things does not mean that what they post on social media is from us. How many of such can we checkmate when we have a lot on our hands to address? There are some groups that use INEC Logo to sensitize their people on their platforms. Although, INEC welcomes people that will want to partner with us to sensitize people but we are yet to verify the number of eligible voters on the social media. If the source of eligible voters is not from IN...
Obese Boy Who Went Viral Due To A Rare Condition That Makes Him Eat All The Time Dies At 11
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Obese Boy Who Went Viral Due To A Rare Condition That Makes Him Eat All The Time Dies At 11

A young obese boy made international headlines some months ago after it was revealed that he has a rare condition that makes him hungry all the time and when there's no food, he eats anything available, even tissue paper. It has now been revealed that he has passed away at the age of 11.   Caden Benjamin, from South Africa, suffered from Prader-Willi syndrome which is characterised by an obsessive compulsion to eat. As a result, he weighed 90 kilogrammes at the age of 10. His condition meant his brain could not register that his body did not need to eat anymore after he was done eating, meaning the youngster never felt full. Sometimes he ate toilet paper and even dirt when he couldn't get food.     Sadly, he died on November 15 at the Steve Biko Hospita...
INEC Delists 300,000 Ineligible Voters, Publishes Register Today
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INEC Delists 300,000 Ineligible Voters, Publishes Register Today

National Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu •Secondus: It’s first step against rigging The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that over 300,000 ineligible voters were dropped after the Automatic Fingerprints Identification System (AFIS) screened out their names, as part of effort aimed at ensuring a clean voters’ register for the 2019 elections. The electoral body will today publish the voters’ register across the country. This is coming as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, urged voters to troop out to their various polling booths to check their names during the four-day display of the register, saying it is the first step against rigging of the 2019 elections. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclo...
2019: 364,265 PVCs Uncollected in Ondo, Says REC
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2019: 364,265 PVCs Uncollected in Ondo, Says REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Ondo State, Dr. Rufus Akeju, has said that 364,265 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are still uncollected out of a total of 1,736,423 that registered in the state. Akeju gave the figure at a news conference he addressed Monday on the display of preliminary voters’ register which commences Tuesday. The REC said a total of 1,372,158 PVCs had been collected by the prospective electorate in Ondo State. According to the REC, the display of preliminary register of voters would hold between November 6th and November 12th 2018 in all the polling units across the state, advising residents to inspect their names and raise claims and objections. He said the display of the register is in line with the provision of Section 19 of the Electoral Act ...
Xherdan Shaqiri Reveals Jurgen Klopp’s Fury At Liverpool Players After Win vs Huddersfield
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Xherdan Shaqiri Reveals Jurgen Klopp’s Fury At Liverpool Players After Win vs Huddersfield

Klopp was furious (Picture: PA) Liverpool players were on the receiving end of a tongue-lashing courtesy of manager Jurgen Klopp on Saturday, after a disappointing 1-0 win over Huddersfield, according to Xherdan Shaqiri. The Reds were far from their best against David Wagner’s Premier League strugglers and although they secured the three points, Klopp was furious with the performance of his players. Shaqiri confessed that the German coach had ‘shouted’ at his players and demanded a much improved display against Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League in midweek. ‘Of course, he is very emotional,’ Shaqiri said. Shaqiri and co. came in for some criticism from Klopp (Picture: Action Images via Reuters) ‘He wants the best from you and always that you give 100%. If he s...
Mahrez Misses Penalty In Liverpool Vs Man City Game
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Mahrez Misses Penalty In Liverpool Vs Man City Game

Liverpool vs Man City : Manchester City’s record signing Riyad Mahrez blazed an 86th-minute penalty over the bar to preserve Liverpool’s unbeaten Premier League record as both sides failed to lay down an early marker in the title race with a disappointing 0-0 draw at Anfield. Mahrez City remain top of the table on goal difference, but both teams are now locked with Chelsea, who were 3-0 winners earlier at Southampton, on 20 points from eight games. Unlike the four enthralling encounters between the two last season when Liverpool beat the English champions three times, a highly-anticipated clash fell flat with neither side managing to register a shot on target until after the hour mark. City had the golden chance four minutes from time when substitute Leroy Sane was upended ...
Edo North Senatorial Seat: There Was No Imposition Of Candidate – Alimikhena
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Edo North Senatorial Seat: There Was No Imposition Of Candidate – Alimikhena

The senator representing Edo North senatorial district on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Francis Alimikhena, yesterday, asked a senatorial aspirant, Anamero Dekeri, to take advantage of the ongoing registration of new members  by the party to register online,  if he was prepared to participate in politics and contest. Francis Alimikhena Alimikhena, in a statement signed by his media aide, Benjamin Atu, noted that Dekeri has not formally registered with the APC and dismissed reports of imposition of candidates in Edo State chapter of the APC for the forthcoming general elections. Senator Alimikhena, also the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, said the leadership of the party in the state did not deny anyone who wanted to contest for any position the opportunity t...
Osun Election: INEC Presents Voters’ Register to Political Parties
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Osun Election: INEC Presents Voters’ Register to Political Parties

About 38 political parties have received soft copies of voters’ register for the September 22 Osun governorship election from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Osun, Mr Segun Agbaje, presented the register to the representatives of political parties at the INEC office in Osogbo. The commissioner claimed that some members of some of the political parties have approached him individually to get the register, but he had insisted that the document would be distributed together. He said the presentation of the register was in line with INEC’s guidelines, urging the political parties to call the commission’s attention to any wrong they discovered after going through the document. Agbaje who stated that the commiss...
NYSC Releases Names of Corps Members That Drowned
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NYSC Releases Names of Corps Members That Drowned

National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has released the names of the nine corps members that drowned at River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State. The corps members were part of a 22-man group that embarked on a picnic near River Mayo-Selbe penultimate week. Unfortunately, they were overwhelmed by a sudden increase in the water volume and surge of the river. A list of the nine corps members obtained by Vanguard from NYSC Headquarters in Abuja yesterday, indicates that four of them were from the South-South, one from the North-West and the rest four from the South-East. The lost Their names are Ucheonye Nkadi, Delta; Ijeh Chile, Delta; Irorobulor Blessing, Delta; Solomon Miracle, Edo, and Adams Zipporah, Kaduna. The others are Ojimba Matilda, Imo; Maduike...
PVC: Ohaneze Appeals To Citizens To Register
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PVC: Ohaneze Appeals To Citizens To Register

Thirteen days to the end of registration for Permanent Voter Card (PVC), the Ohaneze Ndigbo has appealed to Nigerians to register to be able to elect leaders of their choices. Newsmen report that the registration began on April 27, 2017. The exercise is meant to register citizens who turned 18 years after the last registration exercise, or register those who could not register at previous exercises. Mr Solomon Ogbonna, President, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, Lagos State Chapter, said in Lagos on Saturday that those yet to register for the cards should create time to do so in places they would want vote in 2019. Ogbonna addressed a press conference to announce the 2018 New Yam Festival celebration of Igbos in Lagos State. He said that Igbos residing outside, but wishing to vote in their home...
Pre-screening 2018: FUTO Post-UTME Application Form Is Out
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Pre-screening 2018: FUTO Post-UTME Application Form Is Out

FUTO post-UTME Form for 2018/2019 Academic session is now out. The cut-off mark is 180. The Post-UTME registration begins on Wednesday, 4th July 2018 and closes on Saturday 21st July 2018, while the Screening Aptitude test is expected to hold Monday, July 23, 2018, to Saturday, July 28, 2018. Please read all information on this page for details. Candidates who chose Federal University of Technology, Owerri as First Choice University in the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are hereby invited to apply for an aptitude test, provided such candidates scored a minimum of 180 in their UTME. Those who did not choose FUTO as First Choice University but scored a minimum of 180 in their UTME can also apply on the condition that they visit the JAMB website for a change o...
Mr Eazi Registers To Get His PVC, Encourages Everyone To Do So
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Mr Eazi Registers To Get His PVC, Encourages Everyone To Do So

Singer Mr Eazi wants his fans and everyone to register to get their Permanent Voter’s Cards. On Tuesday, he announced that his Eazi Sound Foundation will be launching a $100,000 fund for emerging artists in Africa and the number one criteria is that artists must be registered to vote in their respective countries. Few hours later, he posted a photo of himself at an INEC registration centre in Lagos (which is any of the local government area secretariat), registering to get his PVC. He captioned the photo: “Registered ?? , & I Encourage all my Fans to do the same” Have you gotten yours? Please do so and decide the future of your country.
My Brother, Uncles’ Names In The List To Recall Me – Melaye
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My Brother, Uncles’ Names In The List To Recall Me – Melaye

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has revealed that his own brother and some of his uncles’ names appeared in list of people who want him recalled. The Senator said this while speaking with Sun, adding that Governor Yahaya Bello was the worst leader the state has ever had. He also insisted that the governor had tried to kill him on several occasions, while maintaining that Bello does not have the capacity to drag him out of the legislature. Melaye said, “Yahaya Bello did not vote for me, he is not a member of my constituency, he has no electoral value as far as my seat in the Senate is concerned. So he has no power to recall me. “So he sat down with his appointees, and got INEC data, then directly transferred names from INEC register to the re...
Five New Political Parties Set For Inec’s Registration
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Five New Political Parties Set For Inec’s Registration

The number of registered political parties may increase to 45 soon, with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) giving the nod to five associations to register as parties. Presently, there are 40 registered parties. Already, the Department of Political Party Registration of INEC is ready to forward names of the five associations to the commission’s management. Confirming the number of applications before the commission, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, said the process is still on; though he did not say how long the process will take. It was learnt 91 associations applied to INEC for registration as political parties after the 2015 general election. This is beside 10 fresh applications seeking information on the requirements for ...
Nigerians Can Now Register Businesses In 2 Days – Presidential Council
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Nigerians Can Now Register Businesses In 2 Days – Presidential Council

Nigerian government on Monday said the number of days required for registration of new businesses in Nigeria has been reduced from 10 to 2, courtesy of a reform agenda of Buhari administration. Also, prospective business owners can now search on Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) portal (www.cac.gov.ng) to avoid duplication of names and prevent selection of prohibited names, while company registration no longer requires lawyers as it is now optional for SMEs to hire lawyers to prepare registration documents. These are among highlights of a report presented at a Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council, PEBEC, at the Presidential Villa, marking the end of the 60-day Action Plan on Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria reforms. The Council established by President Muhammadu Buha...
White Men Who Fell Sick In Nigeria
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White Men Who Fell Sick In Nigeria

'WHAT A FUNNY COINCIDENCE! EUROPEANS GETTING LIFESAVING MEDICAL TREATMENT IN NIGERIA My partners have been in the country ten days now. They both fell sick two days after they arrived. They arrived in Lagos while I was still in Abuja waiting for them to meet me there. Last night they finally had the chance to tell me their experience when they stopped by for a happy hour. Ondrej, the one in a grey shirt, was hit the more. He suddenly fell sick when my PA, Tony Brown, was not there. They rushed him to the first hospital in Ikoyi at night. Five minutes after he got there, there was power outage and the generator could not start. They rushed him (or he rushed himself) to another hospital and there was problem again. Then they finally rushed him to the third hospital where all the doctor...
6 Months in Jail or Sh100k Fine if Anyone Fails to Register Mobile SIM Card – Kenya Government
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6 Months in Jail or Sh100k Fine if Anyone Fails to Register Mobile SIM Card – Kenya Government

As Kenyan government bids to tighten security in the country, mobile users will have to register their SIM cards in other to avoid six months in jail or a fine of Sh100,000. In a statement published in the Dailies, the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) stated that buying of SIM cards from hawkers, as well as using a SIM card that is not registered contravenes section 27c of the Kenya Communications Act, 1998. 'When buying a SIM card, demand that the vendor registers your particulars; provide a copy of your ID and ensure correct particulars are registered; report any change of your particulars as soon as possible to your provider for an update.' ‘If you lose your SIM card, report to the nearest police station as soon as possible and obtain an abstract; do not allow a stranger t...
Kano Government to Register 100,000 Youths For Rice Production
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Kano Government to Register 100,000 Youths For Rice Production

Kano State Government on Sunday, promised to register no fewer than 100,000 youths to participate in rice production in this year’s farming season. The Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, made the promise while addressing a Town Hall Meeting in Kano. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the meeting was organised by the state government to celebrate this year’s Democracy Day. He said that the state government had commenced registration of interested youths with a view to giving them the necessary support before the commencement of farming activities in full swing. According to him, the state government has concluded arrangements to support the youths with fertilizer, improved seeds and other necessary agricultural input. He said the initiative was in line with the Federal Gover...