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Plateau Revokes Licences Of All Private Primary, Secondary Schools

The Plateau Government has revoked the license of all Nursery, Primary and Secondary schools operating in the state. The State Commissioner of Education, (secondary), Elizabeth Wampum, disclosed this at a press conference on Thursday. According to the commissioner, the decision was taken after the realization that over 5000 private schools were operating without licenses. She said 90% of private schools …

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Atiku Names Dino Melaye Campaign Spokesman

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, has appointed Senator Dino Melaye as the spokesperson for his presidential campaign. According to a press release signed by Atiku’s Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, Melaye was named alongside Dr. Daniel Bwala. “The two appointments take immediate effect,” Ibe said in a statement. Melaye was a member of the 8th Senate, …

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Court sentences job seeker Umoren’s murderer to death

The Akwa Ibom State High Court has sentenced Uduak Akpan to death by hanging for the murder of Iniubong Umoren. Umoren, a job seeker, was reportedly raped and killed on April 2021. The 20-year-old suspect was subsequently arrested after the body of late Miss Iniubong Umoren was exhumed by police in Akwa Ibom. The presiding judge, Justice Bassey Nkanang, said …

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US Senate Overwhelmingly Votes to Add Sweden and Finland to NATO

The United States of America’s Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a treaty that would expand NATO to include Finland and Sweden, with Republicans and Democrats linking arms to pave the way for one of the most significant expansions of the alliance in decades amid Russia’s continued assault on Ukraine. The vote was 95 to 1, with only Senator Josh Hawley, …

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Britney Spears says Catholic church in LA refused to host her wedding … but church says she never contacted them

A Catholic church in Southern California has responded to claims from Britney Spears that she wasn’t permitted to wed there, as she is not a practicing member of the church. The Grammy-winner, 40, took to Instagram on Wednesday with shots of the St. Monica Church – a Catholic church in Santa Monica, California – claiming she wanted to have her wedding to …

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Chelsea make sensational move to land Manchester United’s No.1 target Frenkie de Jong 

Frenkie de Jong has been Erik ten Hag’s No.1 transfer target throughout the summer, but after failing to cut a deal with Barcelona, have now been usurped by Premier League rivals Chelsea Chelsea have made a sensational move to hijack Frenkie de Jong’s move to Manchester United. Blues chiefs have made contact with Barcelona and held discussions with de Jong’s representatives and are …

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