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Sex Scandal: UNILAG To Get Security Agencies Involved

The management of the University of Lagos says it may have to involve security agencies in addition to other established means to unravel the truth behind alleged sexual harassment by one of its lecturers. The institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundiipe made the plan known at a news conference to announce preliminary findings on the allegation. Ogundipe explained that preliminary investigations had raised certain questions and issues that needed to be investigated further. He said investigations were ongoing and the lecturer in the Department of English, identified as Prof. Segun Awonusi,…

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Ekiti: Tinubu Celebrates Fayemi, Says Its ‘Victory For The People’

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated the party’s candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, over his victory at the poll, saying the people of the state have voted to put their futures in his hand. He urged him to avoid recriminations and run an all-inclusive government. In a statement entitled “Ekiti Election: A Victory for the People” personally signed by him,  Asiwaju Tinubu said the people of the state had voted to take a path different from the one on which…

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Buhari, Saraki, Gov Ambode Congratulate Ekiti Gov-Elect, Fayemi

President Muhammadu Buhari heartily congratulates Dr. John Kayode Fayemi on winning the Ekiti State governorship election. The President commends the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate and all party supporters for the hard-fought victory after a dignified campaign. President Buhari urges the governor-elect and APC members to be magnanimous in victory as the incoming administration prepares to unfold a new lease of life for the people of Ekiti State through purposeful and responsible governance. He commends the people of the State for their matured and peaceful conduct as they made their…

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INEC Declares Fayemi Winner Of Ekiti Poll, Becomes Gov-Elect

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Dr John Kayode Fayemi has een declared winner of the July 14 gubernatoriaal election in Ekiti State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) According to the details of the results released by INEC Fayemi polled 197,459  votes while the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Olusola Eleka, scored 178,121 votes. INEC’s chief returning officer, who is also the Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, declared Fayemi the winner and Governor-elect  just before 8.00 am on Sunday. Fifty three year-old…

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Innovative Education System, Panacea To Nation’s Challenges, Says Oyedepo

Chancellor, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Bishop David Oyedepo, has suggested the adoption of innovative education system to tackle the nation’s socio-economic challenges. Oyedepo, the Founder and General Overseer, Living Faith Church Worldwide, made the suggestion on Friday while addressing the 5th Convocation ceremony of the university in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. Speaking on the topic: “Defining Destiny by Taking Responsibility’’ Oyedepo, who is also the Chairman of the institution’s Board of Regent, said that Nigeria’s socio-economic and security challenges were surmountable through stakeholders’ responsibilities. He…

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Ekiti Poll: Outrage Over Attack On Fayose, Afenifere Urges Caution

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned Wednesday’s physical attack on Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti by policemen deployed for Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Addressing a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday, National Chairman of PDP Mr Uche Secondus, described the incident as “a complete attack on democratic order and direct assault on Ekiti State and her people’’. According to him, Nigeria’s democracy has finally come under heavy attack. Secondus said that in the All Progressives Congress (APC) desperation to take over Ekiti, the Federal Government deployed armed…

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Add Value To Governance, Ambode Tasks Six New Permanent Secs 

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State at the swearing-in of six new Permanent Secretaries, has charged them to contribute to the ongoing efforts by his administration to build a modern smart-city for the benefits of residents and visitors.   Speaking at the brief but impressive ceremony held at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, Governor Ambode said the vision to transform the State could only be actualized when abilities were matched with responsibilities, and as such it was incumbent on the new appointees to add value to governance and contribute to…

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Ekiti Poll: NYSC DG Warns Corps Members Against Electoral Malpractice

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. General Suleiman Kazaure, on Wednesday warned corps members participating in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ekiti State not to indulge in  electoral malpractice. Kazaure,  ‎who was represented by the corps’ Director of  Planning, Research and Statistics,  Mrs Victoria Okakwu,  gave the warning in Ado-Ekiti while addressing the 4,967 corps members who would participate in Saturday’s  election. She told the corps members to discharge their duties effectively and efficiently as well as in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Independent National…

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FAAC: Again, NNPC Disappoints In Remittances To Federation Account  

The monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting has again ended in a stalemate as Federal and state governments rejected the revenue figures submitted by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for May. One of the finance commissioners said that the committee was still not satisfied with the revenue figures presented before the committee by the NNPC The commissioner said that the committee agreed to postpone the meeting to Thursday to give NNPC a chance to make adjustments. This is the second time the committee has failed to reach an agreement…

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Call To Bar: Nigerian Law School Graduates 1562 Students

The Nigerian Law School on Tuesday says 1,550 students were successful after the April 2018 Bar final examinations while their success rate is put at 68.6 percent. The school also called to the Bar 12 other graduates from the previous 2018 final examinations. The Director- General (DG) of the school, Prof. Isa Ciroma disclosed this at the July Call to Bar ceremony for the successful candidates in Abuja. Summary of the examinations showed that two, out of the 1,550 made second class lower while others had pass mark. He said…

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