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9,000 Niger College Of Education graduates yet to claim certificates

No fewer than 9,000 graduates of the Niger State College of Education, Minna have yet to collect their certificates from the institution.

The Provost of the college, Professor Yakubu Auna, who disclosed this to reporters on Sunday, noted that some of the documents belong to graduates of over 24 years.

Presidential poll: Buhari told a lie of a fundamental nature – Sowunmi

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Segun Sowunmi, says President Muhammadu Buhari told what he described as a lie of a fundamental nature about his certificate in the build-up to the 2019 general elections.

He was reacting to the judgement of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, which affirmed the President’s election for another term in office.
Sowunmi, a spokesperson for the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, said that he was unhappy with President Buhari for some reasons.

Border closure to remain till objectives are achieved – NSA

The National Security Adviser, Retired Major General Babagana Monguno, says border closure will remain until the objectives behind the closure are achieved.

Monguno told journalists over the weekend that the ongoing joint taskforce operation which is the reason for the closure will extend beyond the 28 days earlier fixed and will last till the objectives are achieved. “There is no definite date or time that we will conclude this exercise and we start seeing positive results.

APC LG primaries: Niger Police arrest 62 armed thugs

By Prscilla Campbell,
Minna

Niger State Police Command has arrested no fewer 62 suspected political thugs in connection with the violence in the just concluded local governments primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

The state Commissioner of Police, Adamu Usman, explained in Minna that most of those arrested were under the influence of substances suspected to be hard drugs and had dangerous weapons.
According to him, "We have so far apprehended 62 miscreants from five local government areas for political violence in the state."

We must talk about Peter Obi now – Cleric

The Chaplain of the National Association of Catholic Corps members, Anambra State Chapter, Rev. Fr. Clement Muozobam, has described the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, as a man whose exemplary past “is compulsive reason Nigerians must talk about him, discuss him in symposia”.
The cleric also said that students should be encouraged to base their projects on different aspects of Obi’s fruitful life.
Muozobam gave the advice during the thanksgiving mass at the National Youth Corps camp at Umunya.

Police arrest man over defilement, drugging of 14-yr-old girl in Lagos

A 34-year-old man identified as Innocent Ifunayachi has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command.

Tribunal’s judgement: PDP decries delay, demands ‘immediate release’ of record

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised alarm over what it called the “undue delay” by the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal to release the record of its judgment.

Two days after the Tribunal affirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari won the February 23 poll, the PDP has again rejected the judgment in a statement on Friday by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan.

Why people gain weight as they get older

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older.
Now new research at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has uncovered why that is: Lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it easier to gain weight, even if we don't eat more or exercise less than before. The study is published in the journal Nature Medicine.

I became Niger governor prepared – Aliyu, ex-governor

By Ummi Ismaeel,
Minna

IDPs reject relief materials from NSEMA

.Accuses govt of insincerity
By Ummi Ismaeel,
Minna

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