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Latest News / Politics - 2019-11-15 16:09:13

Buhari approves E-Customs to enhance NCS' operations

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) disclosed this at the graduation of Senior Course three of Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja on Friday. President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the development of Electronic Based Customs known as E-Customs for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) disclosed this at the graduation of Senior Course three of Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja on Friday. Ali said the deployment of technology would go a long way in enhancing activities of the service. He explained that E-Customs would change the manner the NCS operates. According to him, when fully deployed, the entire processes including local administration, clearing of goods and services will be done electronically....

Latest News / Politics - 2019-11-15 16:02:50

Party after party: The Big Trill song making Nigerians go crazy

'Party After Party' is the second biggest cross-over African song of 2019. Sometimes, you can't explain it. Sometimes, it doesn't make sense. During those moments, you question its acceptance and you even laugh at that acceptance. One of those moments is the growing cross-over status of 'Party After Party' by Big Trill. Over the past week, it's been one social media storm still caught in underground Instagram NG, but slowly it's gaining notoriety. It's a regular song by a regular guy rapping. It also underlines the uncertainty associated to what a song could become in 2019. The song is built on a sound that came in the 2000's and has since gone out of style. But one thing stands out is the funny hook on which the song is...

Latest News / Politics - 2019-11-15 15:59:15

Nembe shooting: Another Policeman confirmed dead

The PDP rally in Nembe was disrupted by unknown gunmen. A Police Inspector posted from the Mobile Police formation in Asaba, Delta State, has been confirmed dead, owing to gunshot wounds sustained from the mayhem at the aborted rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nembe, Bayelsa state. The body of the Police Inspector, whose name was not disclosed, had since been deposited at the Nembe General Hospital. His colleagues, who was simply identified as Ododomu, was luckier as he survived the attack with gunshot wounds on his leg. Two other policemen who were at the aborted PDP rally, are reportedly in critical conditions. Several other people are reportedly missing. Medical personnel have been battling to save lives of the victims at the Specialists Hospital and Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa....

Latest News / Local - 2019-11-15 15:47:51

Supreme Court explains why it upheld Buhari's election against Atiku

According to the court, Atiku failed to prove his claim that Buhari's victory in the 2019 presidential election is INEC server-based. A seven-man panel of the Supreme Court has ruled that President Muhammadu Buhari was eminently qualified to run for the office of President of Nigeria. While explaining why Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election lost his petition against Buhari, the apex court held that Buhari possessed the required educational qualification to contest the election, and that he did not submit false documents to the electoral body. Supreme Court explains why it dismissed Atiku's appeal challenging President Muhammadu Buhari's victory in the 2019 presidential election on Friday, November 15, 2019. [Sahara Reporters] The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, November 15, said the constitution...

Latest News / Politics - 2019-11-15 15:47:30

WAEC releases results, 35% score five credits with English, Maths

The council’s Head of National Office, Mr Olu Adenipekun, said this at a news conference to announce the results of candidates who participated in the 2019 WASSCE (Private). The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says the results of 9,457 candidates who sat for the Second Series of its West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for (private candidates) are to be investigated before they would be released. The council’s Head of National Office, Mr Olu Adenipekun, said this at a news conference to announce the results of candidates who participated in the 2019 WASSCE (Private). According to him, the number of these candidates, representing 9.74 per cent are reported to have been involved in one form of examination malpractice or the other. He said that their cases would be presented to the appropriate committee of the council and the decisions reached on the cases would be communicated to the affected candidates within the shortest possi...

Latest News / Local - 2019-11-15 15:39:59

JAMB set to begin verification of CBT centres for 2020 UTME

According to the Head, Media and Information of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, preparations are already in top gear by the board to ensure that set standards for the smooth execution of the exercise is intact. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is set to commence the verification of centres that may be considered for use ahead of preparations for its 2020 all computer-based Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Head, Media and Information of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. According to him, preparations are already in top gear by the board to ensure that set standards for the smooth execution of the exercise is intact. “We have concluded plans to kick start the centre verification as part of preparations to ensure a smooth conduct of the 2020 UTME nationwide. “We will likely co...

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