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Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Is’haq Oloyede

UTME: 100 ‘cheats’ arrested nationwide, two CBT centres shut – JAMB

JAMB said the fraudsters were engaged in multiple registrations to facilitate impersonation during the examination.

Lai Mohammed

Corruption: Don’t judge us by number of convictions – FG

The minister says the Whistle Blower policy, for instance, helped in blocking corruption and recovery of looted funds.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Saraki challenges Tinubu over budget padding allegations

Mr Saraki says the APC leader is attacking him due to his (Saraki’s) opposition to his presidential aspirations.

Faye Mooney [Photo: www.independent.co.uk]

Killing of Briton in Kaduna symptom of ‘failing nation’ — Shehu Sani

The senator says the North has lost its peace and its freedom under the reign of kidnappers and bandits.

Obasanjo’s community gets secondary school as sons bag chieftaincy titles

Two of Mr Obasanjo’s sons, Bisoye and Olubiyi, were among those honoured with local chieftaincy titles at the event.

Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), Makurdi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Facebook account of BSUTH]

Major health stories last week

Hospital cuts prices for key medical services, new appointments, study results made the headlines in the week

Nigerian Customs Officials

Nigeria Customs generates N311.2bn revenue in three months

The Nigerian government had set a revenue target of N887 billion for the Customs in 2019.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Gov Yari condemns criticism of NAF, says villagers killed in Zamfara air strike are bandits

“As far as I am concerned and as the head of government in the state, l haven’t seen anything wrong done by the air force.”

Aisha Buhari

Aisha plans to establish ‘Muhammadu Buhari University’

The university would be established in collaboration with “partners from Sudan and Qatar”.

SSS Officials (Photo Credit: Guardian Nigeria)

SSS denies arrests over INEC server election results

The agency says reports on social media were false.

NLC-President-Mr

Buhari’s assent to minimum wage, another election promise fulfilled – APC.

“This is another solid demonstration of a President who matches his words with action.”

FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello

Officials raid Abuja night club, arrest 34 strippers

An official says preliminary investigation showed that the nude dancers were from wealthy homes.

Voters voting at the Nomadic Primary School, Polling Unit , Esu Palace Polling both Bwari Area Council, during the FCT Area Council at Bwari Area Council in Abuja on Saturday (9/03/19). 02037/9/3/2019/Sumaila Ibrahim/JAU/NAN

EXCLUSIVE: How senior electoral officials ignored due process, mutilated result sheets in senatorial election – INEC

“The committee counted over thirty mutilations on that one result sheet.”

Frank Kokori

Frank Kokori weeps, says Ngige oppressing him

“I stood for this country and I fought for democracy and all my years in this country, there were temptations to take the biggest bribes,” Mr Kokori says.

Former CJN, Walter Onnoghen in CCT on Monday.

Presidency speaks on Onnoghen’s conviction

The former chief justice has appealed his conviction on false declaration of asset.

Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige

NSITF Board Inauguration: Ministry attacks labour, blames ‘hooliganism’ for shift

The inauguration billed for Thursday was postponed indefinitely.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Minimum Wage: What I expect from workers — Buhari

Mr Buhari approved the new wage figure of N30,000 on Thursday.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan urges Nigerians not to give up on nation

The former president says Nigeria is facing “unabating violence and misery”.

9th National Assembly: APC North Central Governors endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The governors met in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.

Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen

UPDATED: Onnoghen appeals conviction by CCT

The tribunal also ordered that Mr Onnoghen forfeit the money in the five accounts he failed to declare in his assets declaration form.

UPDATED: Two confirmed dead in Ibadan petrol tanker explosion

A witness told PREMIUM TIMES that many people died in the accident.

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, seen making a phone call at an Ikeja High Court before being apprehended by the EFCC on Tuesday.

Former judge, Ofili-Ajumogobia, re-arraigned; granted N10m bail

Mrs Ofili-Ajumogobia was discharged by another court earlie this week.

President Muhammadu Buhari speaking

Easter Message: Buhari urges Nigerians to exhibit hope amidst insecurity

Mr Buhari says his government will continue to equip and motivate the armed forces.

House of Representatives

Court sacks Buhari’s ex-aide as elected Reps member-elect

The court replaced the ex-presidential aide with the son of a minister.

R-L: The Auditor-General of the Federation (AuGF), Anthony Ayine, during a courtesy visit by the Executive Secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Sharon Ikeazor, in Abuja on Wednesday.

Nigeria’s Auditor-General laments poor implementation of audit reports

The official says the implementation of reports will deter corruption in the service.