The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled November 2, 2019, for the conduct of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Voter Education and Information, Festus Okoye, announced this in a statement on Tuesday.
Police authorities in Nigeria have sent packing nine senior police officers and demoted six others for different cases of misconduct, Concise News has learned. The body responsible for police affairs in Nigeria, Police Service Commission (PSC), also approved the severe punishment for five officers and serious reprimand for another five.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has paid a visit to Zamfara State following the suspension of mining activities. The Police Chief is also there to ensure compliance of the directive. Concise News reports that Adamu during the visit met with stakeholders to ensure there is an understanding of the temporary ban.
Former Senate majority leader Senator Ali Ndume has disclosed that his meeting with vice-president Yemi Osinbajo was centred around humanitarian issues in Borno State. Concise News reports that the lawmaker from Borno had met with Osinbajo behind closed-doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.
Amina Mohammed, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), says a woman will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. Concise News reports that the former minister of environment said this on Saturday at the Mo Ibrahim governance weekend in Abidjan, stating that she will be a campaign manager for the said woman.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it has met with management of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) to resolve issue of clash in exam dates. JAMB assured candidates sitting for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination that they would not be denied the opportunity of writing the examination.
The Nigerian Air Force recruitment shortlist for BATMEN will soon be out and this post will show you what you need to take along for the screening or training. Concise News understands that the zonal screening for the Nigerian Air Force recruitment 2019 will take place in several places across the country.
Gunmen have invaded the house of a candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC) for the 2019 elections Solomon Wombo in Benue State, Concise News reports. This news medium understands that Solomon Wombo contested for the House of Representative polls in Benue State.
The Lagos zonal office of Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned eight suspected members of illegal gold dealers, which includes six staff of FAAN. Concise News understands that the suspects were arraigned on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, before Justice A.O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.
South Korean striker Son Heung-min struck in the second half to give Tottenham a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie. City missed a glorious chance to take the lead in the first half when Hugo Lloris save Sergio Aguero’s penalty and Harry Kane was forced off injured before Son’s strike settled the first European match at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Tuesday.