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Kano Threatens To Cancel Third Term If Private Schools Don’t Reduce Fees
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Kano Threatens To Cancel Third Term If Private Schools Don’t Reduce Fees

The Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Kiru, on Thursday, threatened to cancel the third term in the state if proprietors of private schools fail to reduce their school fees by at least 25 per cent before November 1, 2020 The Chief Public Relations Officer of the Ministry, Aliyu Yusuf, in a statement, said the state would be left with no other option than to cancel the third term of the 2019/2020 academic session if the proprietors fail to adhere to the directive of the state government , in the statement, explained that the decision of the Ministry became necessary in view of the ongoing difficult economic situation, following the lockdown due to the menace of COVID -19 which affected both the socio-economic position of the general public. Recall that the Kano St...
Alpha Conde wins third term in office in controversial Guinean presidential election
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Alpha Conde wins third term in office in controversial Guinean presidential election

] President  Alpha Conde has secured a third term in office by winning Guinea’s controversial presidential election with 59.5 percent of the vote.   The electoral authority president Kabinet Cisse said Conde's main opponent Cellou Dalein Diallo polled 33.5 percent of the vote.   The announcement on Saturday October 24, came after days of deadly violence in the wake of the October 18 vote. While the opposition said 27 people have been killed, officials have put the death toll at about 10.   Doubting the independence of the electoral authority, Diallo had on Monday October 19 declared himself victorious before the results were announced. This triggered confrontations between his supporters and security forces.   In an interview with DW's French ...
Third Term Agenda: How We Stopped Lawmakers From Collecting ₦50m Bribe – Osoba
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Third Term Agenda: How We Stopped Lawmakers From Collecting ₦50m Bribe – Osoba

Aremo Olusegun Osoba, a former governor of Ogun state has revealed how leaders of the defunct Action Congress (now APC) came together to ensure the third term agenda of former President Olusegun Obasanjo was killed. Osoba, who was responding to Chief Ayo Adebanjo who accused him of being a sell-out on restructuring said he alongside Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Chief Bisi Akande and other leaders instructed lawnakers elected on the party’s platform not to accept the N50m bribe being offered by the Third term agenda proponents then. He also said they collaborated with eminent Nigerians across the country such as General Muhammadu Buhari, Uche Chukwumerije, Ben Obi and others to ensure that the Bill on Third term did not scale second reading at the Senate. “If we are not fighting for emanci...
I’ll Seek A Third Term Because ‘they Spied On Me’ – Trump Says
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I’ll Seek A Third Term Because ‘they Spied On Me’ – Trump Says

President Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of supporters at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) With the political world focused on the Democratic convention Monday night, President Trump looked to steal some of the limelight by saying that he will seek a third term if he wins reelection. During a rally in Wisconsin, the president lied to a cheering crowd, telling them that he deserves eight additional years in office because, he falsely claimed, his campaign was spied on in 2016—an assertion his own FBI refuted in a detailed report.“We are going to win four more years,” Trump said. “And then after that, we’ll go for another four years because they spied on my campaign. We should get a redo of four years.” But T...
Pay Your Third Term School Fees, FG Tells Students
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Pay Your Third Term School Fees, FG Tells Students

The Federal Government has called on resuming Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 and Senior Secondary School (SSS) 3 students that are yet to pay their third term school fees to do so without delay. Schools were shut down across the country in March 2020 to guard against the spread of COVID-19, resulting in massive disruption of the normal third term’s academic activities.But the Federal Government, which has 104 colleges (Unity Schools) spread across the country, said students in exit classes- JSS3 and SSS 3, who are expected to resume on Monday (today) will show evidence of school fees payment for the abridged term. “A lot of issues have been raised, especially on whether or not students are to pay third term school fees, and whether JSS 3 will have to resume on Monday. The answe...
» Allow Buhari, Governors For Third Term – APC Member Tells Tells NASS, Attorney-General
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» Allow Buhari, Governors For Third Term – APC Member Tells Tells NASS, Attorney-General

A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state, Hon. Charles Oko Enya, has beseeched a Federal High Court in Abakiliki, Ebonyi state, to direct the National Assembly and the Attorney-General of the Federation and minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to remove constitutional clauses hindering elected President and state governors from seeking a third term in office. In his suit with No: FHC/AI/CS/90/19, which was filed at the court last Wednesday and made available to Daily Trust by his counsel, Barr. Iheanacho Agboti, the APC member is seeking for possible expungement of section 137(1) (b) and 182 (1) (b) in the 1999 constitution (as amended). He insisted that the sections were infringement on the fundamental human rights of the likes of President Muhammadu Buhari ...
Third Term: After Swearing By The Holy Koran, Buhari Can’t Tell Us He Wants To Stay Longer Than 2023 – Dele Momodu
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Third Term: After Swearing By The Holy Koran, Buhari Can’t Tell Us He Wants To Stay Longer Than 2023 – Dele Momodu

Dele Momodu in his weekly column 'Pendulum' writes about the rumours surrounding President Buhari and a possible third term agenda.   According to him, 'on a serious note, I choose to believe President Buhari on this occasion. I can’t see how he can come out in the open and tell us he wants to stay longer than 2023, after swearing by the Holy Koran. Besides as a Muslim he understands man alone cannot determine his tomorrow'.   Read the full piece below... Fellow Nigerians, I don’t know about you, but I find the cynicism of many Nigerians very strange and sometimes distressing and depressing. If you’re a social media addict like me, you must have experienced the horror of reading some banal arguments on some platforms. Believe me, it is no longer funny! No surp...
Buhari Says He Has No Third Term Agenda
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Buhari Says He Has No Third Term Agenda

President Muhammadu Buhari has cleared the air over a third term agenda, saying he can’t afford has no plans to remain in power after 2023 elections. President Buhari who spoke at the ongoing National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja, asked members to begin preparation for the next party conference in the next 18 months. He charged party members to dominate their constituencies, taunting the 16 senators who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) prior to the 2019 general election for failing to secure a re-election.
Buhari Has No Third Term Agenda, Fani-kayode Contradicts Falana
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Buhari Has No Third Term Agenda, Fani-kayode Contradicts Falana

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari is not considering extending his stay in office beyond 2023. The political space in Nigeria has been filled with rumours that President Buhari is considering extending his stay beyond the constitutional two terms in office. Reacting to the rumours, the former minister pointed out that the President does not have a third term agenda. He went further to say that, what is in the political pipeline is a Northern agenda. See his tweet below:
‘Attack On Media: FG Has Third Term Agenda’ – Falana Says
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‘Attack On Media: FG Has Third Term Agenda’ – Falana Says

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has said the attack on free press in the country is over a third term agenda being nursed by the Federal Government. Falana spoke in Lagos on Thursday at the public presentation of a book, Testimony to Courage, essays in honour of Premium Times publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi. He also accused Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Abuja Federal High Court of bias against his client, Omoyele Sowore, saying the online news publisher had been convicted without trial. Falana, who was the chairman on the occasion, noted that he had decided not to return to the Justice Ojukwu-led court. He stated, “Nobody has been given the kind of bail (condition) Sowore was given. All those who looted the treasury have never had their movement restricted. Sowore has be...
Why I Kicked Against My Wife’s Third Term — Tinubu
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Why I Kicked Against My Wife’s Third Term — Tinubu

NATIONAL leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has revealed how some influential members in the Lagos APC Governor’s Advisory Council, GAC, upturned one of his critical decisions not to return his wife, Remi, for a third term in the Senate. Tinubu, explained that the “coup” was hatched prelude to the conduct of the last primary elections across the 245 wards of the 20 Local Government Areas in the state, last year. He said this while addressing party leaders and members at a stakeholders’ meeting, prior to the postponed Presidential and National Assembly polls, at Police College, Play-Ground, Ikeja in Lagos. Tinubu, who was reacting to the allegations of imposition levelled against him, said some of his decisions ...