The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections Atiku Abubakar has reaffirmed that he will “reclaim” his mandate. Concise News had reported that Atiku was defeated by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue has described the crisis in the state as the work of the “devil,” Concise News understands. The Benue leader said this on Saturday at the NKST Church, Iortyer in Makurdi, capital of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness in the death of some members of the Boys and Girls Brigade in Gombe State. Concise News had earlier reported that the nine members of the group were on Saturday laid to rest.
Workers under the auspice of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) in Kogi State have called off their four months strike. According to a statement signed by the state Chairman, Comrade Emmanuel Waniko and Secretary, Comrade Sule Suberu, on Sunday evening, the suspension of the strike will take effect from Monday 29th April 2019.
As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) prepares to announce the release of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results anytime this week, the examination body has advised candidates to be wary of the activities of fraudsters. Concise News understands that JAMB, in its weekly bulletin, explained in detail what all candidates that sat for the examination should know.
The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said 140 shelters were destroyed by fire in two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps. Concise News gathered that this happened at the camp which is at Monguno Local Government Area of Borno.
7. FG Reacts As Oyedepo Loses Wife
The federal government has described the death of the General Manager of the National Theatre Stella Oyedepo as shocking. Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed in his condolence message noted that the death of Oyedepo has left a great vacuum in the country.
The Presidency has opined that the President, Muhammadu Buhari can continually run the country’s affair from anywhere in the world. The presidency made this known on Saturday night.
The Federal Government says it plans to increase the number of spaces in unity schools as a measure to accommodate more out-of-school children in the country. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono made this known in Abuja during the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination on Saturday.
10. Winner Of 2019 PFA Player Of The Year Emerges
Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk has been named the PFA Player of the Year after pipping Man City and England star Raheem Sterling to the prize. The Netherland international impressive performances since he joined the Reds have secured him a majority of his fellow professionals’ votes.