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Jigawa celebrates success in WAEC exams

BY ALIYU DANGIDA DUTSE—Jigawa State is celebrating what it described as the enormous success recorded in the education sector as 10.5 per cent of its secondary students passed the 2010 West African Examinations Council, WAEC, results in the country. In the previous year, only 2.4 per cent of the students passed same examination. In an […]

Reps probe PTDF, DPR, others

THE House of Representatives has set machinery in motion for monitoring the finances and expenditure profiles of all the regulatory agencies in the petroleum industry in Nigeria. The new move by the House is aimed at curbing unlawful spending by the agencies through phoney contract awards, while limiting the expenses of the agencies to those approved […]

Presidency, PDP leaders at war •Over choice of Jonathan’s political adviser

MEMBERS of the  Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and some members of the Jonathan/Sambo campaign organisation are currently battling the presidency, over the choice of the new special adviser (political) to President Goodluck Jonathan, whose appointment would be announced any moment from now. It was gathered that the initial moves to […]

‘Why AGF rejected 2007 audited account of EFCC’

THE office of the Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF) rejected the 2007 audited account submitted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in 2009 because it lacked the mandatory domestic report. This was made known at a news conference in Abuja, on Sunday, by the Director, Extra-Ministerial Affairs at the AGF’s office, Mr Hyacinth Obilor. […]

Judgment day for Jonathan, Buhari •As Supreme Court rules on 2011 presidential election

THE Supreme Court will  today decide whether to strike out the appeals filed by President Goodluck Jonathan, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against a ruling delivered by the presidential election petitions tribunal on July 14, which held that the petition filed on a Sunday by the Congress for […]

PDP begins sale of nomination forms ahead of National Convention


CNN discovers location of ‘Radio Biafra’ in London


God can give power to anyone he wishes to – Tinubu

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