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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it is introducing two new science subjects for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The Registrar of JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, stated this on Saturday in Abuja. The subjects are Physical Health Education and Computer Science. “We are asking and sensitising the public, particularly the students, who are to take the exam, that these are two science subjects that will be added to their choice to widen opportunities for candidates to be able to access tertiary education,” Oloyede stated. The registrar also noted that the board would soon clear the backlog of illegal
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I’ve Been Telling Buhari To Declare Bandits As Terrorists Since 2017 – El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has called on the federal government led by President Muhammadu Bihari to declare bandits as terrorists. The Governor said this on Wednesday when he also noted that declaring them as terrorists would allow the military deal with the bandits accordingly without contradicting international laws guiding such operations. El-dRufai disclosed that he has been telling the federal government since 2017 to declare the marauding bandits as terrorists, has written several letters on the same issue but his requests have not gotten any favourable response so far. The Kaduna Governor made his mind known on the issue while
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FG To Compensate Victims Of #EndSARS Protests

The Federal Government has said that it will compensate victims of the #EndSARS protests that occurred nationwide last year. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday in commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests. Mohammed revealed that all security agencies and civilians indicted by the various judicial commissions across the country will be prosecuted accordingly. He stated that 11 out of 28 States that raised panels on last year’s #ENDSARS protest have submitted reports to the National Economic Council (NEC). He said: “The National Economic Council (NEC), which
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EndSARS Protest: ‘Saraki Painting Buhari Govt Black For Political Gain’

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) on Wednesday accused former Senate President, Bukola Saraki of seeking to make political capital from the first anniversary of the Lekki toll gate shooting of EndSARS protesters by “painting the Federal Government black”. Uramah Media had reported Saraki as saying nothing has really been done by government  to resolve the issues that caused the EndSARS protests in the first place. He had said, “It is worrying that despite the acceptance of the ‘5 for 5 Demands’, nothing has really been done to resolve the issues that caused the protests in the first place. “None of the
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Biafra: See The Full List Of Amended Charges FG Brought Against Nnamdi Kanu

Ahead of Thursday’s court session, the full list of the amended charges filed against Nnamdi Kanu by the federal government of Nigeria has been obtained. Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is scheduled to appear before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has on behalf of the federal government, filed a seven-count amended charge against the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The charges border on treasonable felony and acts of terrorism. Below are the charges. Count
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#EndSARS: Police Ban Street Protests In Lagos State

The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has announced that it will not allow any street protest in commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protest. The Command also denied that it has granted approval for any street protest in whatever form to hold tomorrow in commemoration of the #EndSARS movement. According to a statement on Tuesday by the spokesperson of the command, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, only indoor and virtual events are permitted to hold in commemoration of the #EndSARS protest. Ajisebutu explained that street protests could not be permitted because intelligence information says some people are planning
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[BREAKING] #EndSARS: Security Operatives Take Over Lekki Tollgate

Security operatives have taken over the Lekki toll gate ahead of the first anniversary of #EndSARS nationwide protests. We gathered that operatives of the police, soldiers and other agencies have stormed the tollgate. Recall that police authorities and the Lagos State Government had warned against another phase of protests. But groups have insisted that they would carry on with the protest on remembrance of those who lost their lives last year. Witnesses told The Nation that heavy presence of armed security operatives was spotted in some parts of Lekki and other areas of the State. The National Economic Council had
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Biafra: FG Slams Amended Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu

The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has on behalf of the federal government, filed a seven-count amended charge against the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The charges are based on treasonable felony and acts of terrorism. The amended charges against the embattled IPOB leader come a few days before the re-commencement of Kanu’s trial on Thursday before Justice Binta Nyakoof the Federal High Court in Abuja. As earlier reported by, a trial has been issued by the Federal High Court in Abuja on the leader of the Indigenous People of
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Why Ebonyi Will Never Be Part Of Biafra Republic – Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has revealed that the state will not be part of Biafra Republic because that will mean going back into slavery for the second time. Reports says that the governor said this while speaking at an inter-denominational prayer summit organised in Abakaliki, the state capital on Friday by the Office of the Wife of the Governor, in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). According to him, the southeast state will not be part of the Biafra being canvassed for by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. He insisted that the state will
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Anambra: Army Kills Three Unknown Gunmen At Police Checkpoint

Operatives of the Nigerian Army have confirmed the killing of three unknown gunmen at a police checkpoint in Anambra State. A statement delivered to newsmen on Saturday by the Director Army Public Relations, Brig Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, revealed that the gallant troops of Sector 5 of Exercise Golden Dawn deployed to the South-East, countered the gunmen with superior firepower, forcing them to flee the scene. The assailants, according to the statement, were followed and the troops successfully neutralised them at the Police checkpoint along Okija-Onitsha expressway on 7 October. The statement read: “Troops of Sector 5 of Exercise GOLDEN DAWN deployed in
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Bandits Attack Katsina Community, Kill 10 Worshippers – [Photos]

No fewer than ten Muslim worshippers have been reportedly killed by armed bandits in Katsina State. The terrorist group according to reports, attacked Yasore, a village in the Batsari Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday evening, attacked the worshippers who were observing Magrib prayers. The assailants invaded the community on motorcycles at about 6:30 pm displaying sophisticated weapons. Upon sighting the worshippers, they reportedly opened fire on them. It was revealed that the bandits rid the residents of their money, phones, clothes, foodstuff, and other personal items. They also rustled several domestic animals after they burned down houses
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Why Lagos Is New Battleground For Candidates In Anambra Guber Election

As the race for who succeeds Governor Willie Obiano at the Anambra Government House in Awka enters its final weeks, the battleground for the November 6 gubernatorial election in the South-east state is shifting to Lagos State in South-west Nigeria. Reports says that,this is because Lagos is the melting point of most influential Anambra people, as the economic powers who determine the direction ndi Anambra and the grassroots should vote are residing in Lagos. This much was noted by the President, Association of Anambra State Development Union (AASDU) in Lagos, Chief Amechi Ebeledike, who told Daily Sun, that his group, which
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Nnamdi Kanu Needs Prayers – Ifeanyi Ejiofor Gives Update On Detained IPOB Leader

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lead counsel to the detained leader of the Indigenous people of biafra(IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu,  has revealed that the pro-Biafra agitator wants his supporters to keep praying for him. Ejiofor stated this while giving update after his routine visit to the pro-Biafra agitator in the detention of the Department of State Services (DSS). While revealing that he visited Kanu in the company of his younger brother, Prince, Ejiofor stated that the defence team his well prepared for the October 21 court resumption. According to Ejiofor, Nnamdi Kanu is in high spirit and looking forward to his appearance in court. He
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Pandora Papers: Peter Obi, Nine Other Top Nigerian Politicians Indicted

Former Governor of Anambra and bank executive, Peter Obi, along side nine other Nigerian politicians have been implicated in the Pandora Papers. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) a nonprofit newsroom and network of journalists centred in Washington, D.C., tagged the Pandora Papers on Sunday laid bare a global entanglement of political power and secretive offshore finances and dealings. The investigation which involved over 600 journalists and over 100 media organisations have already exposed the financial dealings in former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta, the image-maker of Russian President Vladimir Putin and many others. According to the
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Many Killed As Gunmen Attack, Burn DSS, Police Offices In Anambra

Unknown gunmen on Sunday attacked and burnt down the police and the Department of State Services offices in Nnewi, Anambra State. According to witnesses, the attacked occured on Sunday afternoon around 1:00 p.m. It was gathered that when hoodlums stormed the offices, they overpowered personnel and set fire to the facilities. “The attackers said they don’t want to see any Nigerian flag standing in the area,” a witness told Peoples Gazette. The number of those killed or injured cannot be ascertained as at the time of filing in this report. In related news, an aide to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of
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Borno Govt Destroys ‘Igbo’ Dealers Shops

Borno state’s ministry of Environment has begun the pulling down of illegal structures and makeshift containers that facilitate the abuse of drugs such as Igbo (Marijuana) in Maiduguri metropolis,  Jere, and Konduga local government area. The ministry, headed by Shehu Lawal led the team which comprised of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nigerian Police Force(NPF), Borno State Environmental Protection  Agency (BOSEPA) and others. The team demolished all the makeshift shops in Legacy Garden Housing Estates Gate at Bulumkutu. Lawal said: “Government is fade(SIC) up with increasing cases associated with consumption of Indian
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Good News For Nigerians As House Of Reps Seek To Act On Hike Of Food Prices

A bill has been brought forward In the House of Representatives seeking to combat the present food hike in the economy. According to the bill which was exclusively obtained by Vanguard every Nigerian should be given a right to food and the Federal Government has to put measures in place to make sure the right is brought to fruition. The chief whip of the house, Mohammed Monguno is set to seek an alteration of the constitution through the bill which is titled: “An Act to Alter the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 to make provisions for Right
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Ex-Nigerian Governor Gives Up The Ghost On Independence Day

A former Nigerian governor has died on Friday, October 1st. Commodore Ibrahim Keffas who was a former administrator during the military regime of Sanni Abacha in Delta and Cross river died on independence day. The ex-ruler’s death was announced on AIT News. He died in an Abuja hospital at the age of 73 and was also buried on the same day due to his religion. The deceased was a military administrator between 1993 and 1996. In 2007 he ran for governorship election but got defeated by Danbaba Suntai the Peoples Democratic Candidate (PDP) candidate. In other news, the Director-General of
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Declare Bandits As Terrorists – House Of Reps Tells Buhari

Following the Senate directive to President Muhammadu Buhari, the House of Representatives on Thursady has also demanded the proscription of bandits. The Upper chamber on Wednesday passed a resolution urging the President to declare bandits as terrorists. At the plenary, the chairman of the House Committee on Defence, Babajimi Benson moved a motion of urgent public importance on the matter. Moving the motion, Benson said the declaration of bandits as terrorists can be done through a proscription order, adding that it will serve as an added impetus for the brave security personnel to redouble their efforts at dealing with this menace. He
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Hushpuppi: US Govt. Gathers More Evidence Against Abba Kyari

The challenges of the suspended deputy commissioner of police, Abba Kyari, seems not to be ending anytime soon as the United States government gathers over 2,700 electronic files as part of the evidence for trial in the $1.1million fraud case involving the super cop. New evidence was disclosed in over 6,700 pages are being processed by prosecutors on the fraud case. U.S. prosecutors along with three of the six indicted defendants in the fraud case have asked the U.S. District Court for Central California to postpone trial from October 2021 to 17 May 2022. It was gathered that the prosecutors
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