FG Invites World Leaders For Inaugural Democracy Day Celebration On June 12
The Federal Government has revealed that world leaders had already been invited to attend the first Democracy Day to be celebrated on June 12. Because of the new date for Democracy Day, President Muhammadu Buhari will have a restrained inauguration for his second term on May 29.
‘I Am Wiser Now’, Ambode Says As He Visits Buhari
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Monday, said he has learnt some lessons in politics which have now made him wiser after spending four years in office. Ambode said this at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, when he came to pay what he called, ‘Thank you visit’ to President Muhammadu Buhari.
A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has disagreed with a statement made by the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on President Muhammadu Buhari’s sack of service chiefs. Over the weekend, Adeboye said that sacking service chiefs suddenly will not solve the insecurity situation in the country.
Again, El-Rufai Takes Swipe At Tinubu (Video)
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said he is free to express himself following his comment about the stronghold of Bola Tinubu in Lagos State, Concise News reports. This news medium understands that El-Rufai made the comment about the chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) last week.
Election: What I Will Do If Tribunal Declares Atiku Winner – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has said he will relinquish power if the Election Tribunal declares Atiku Abubakar as the winner of the 2019 elections. Concise News had reported that Buhari of All Progressive Congress (APC) defeated Atiku who ran under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
UTME 2019: JAMB Reveals How Much It Remitted To FG
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it remitted N5 billion to the Federal Government’s account after the conduct of its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 2019. Concise News reports that Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s head of media and information, discloses this in the board’s weekly bulletin, tagged “JAMBULLETIN.”
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African Action Congress, AAC, has placed Omoyele Sowore on hold as the National Chairman of the party. This was announced at the party’s NEC meeting in Abuja, on Monday, May 13th.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says GSM network providers are looking into ‘technical hitches’ preventing some candidates from checking their 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results. Concise News understands that many candidates have not been able to assess their results since the examination body announced the release of 1,792,719 results on Saturday.
Nigerians Should Expect Blackout – TUC
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has asked Nigerians to seek alternative electricity as it announced that it would shut down the nationwide operations of the Transmission Company of Nigeria starting from Monday.
SARS Most Successful Nigeria Police Force Unit – IGP
The Acting Inspector General (IG) of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has hailed the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) as the most successful unit in the Nigeria Police. Concise News learned that Adamu said this in Monday in Benin City at the start of a three-day Human Rights Training Programme for officers of SARS in Edo.
2019 AFCON: Mikel Obi Speaks On Playing At Competition
Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has confirmed that he will feature for the team at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. Nigeria are paired in Group B of the competition taking place this summer in Egypt alongside Burundi, Madagascar and Guinea.