• Nasarawa State University shifts position on school fees increment

    Nasarawa State University shifts position on school fees increment

    The Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) has reneged on earlier decisions to increase tuition fees by 20 per cent for the 2015/2016 academic year.

    Prof. Mohammed Mainoma, the Vice Chancellor of the University, had earlier disclosed that the management of the university had planned to increase tuition fees by 20 per cent, a move which was still subject to approval by the Governing Council of the university and the state government.

    He stated that the monthly allocation from the state government stood […]

  • Coronation: Benin Crown Prince shifts movement to Uzama Palace

    Coronation: Benin Crown Prince shifts movement to Uzama Palace

    According to reports, the journey to ascend the Benin throne which began last Saturday, has taken the Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, to Uzama Palace Tuesday.

    He was expected to leave the Eko-Ohae for Uzama Palace Monday, but extended the journey to today because of the state of the road.

    The coronation rituals and ceremony will take place at the Uzama Palace which was first built and lived in by Prince Oranmiyan before Oba Ewedo moved the Oba Palace […]

  • APC, PDP kick as INEC shifts Edo poll

    APC, PDP kick as INEC shifts Edo poll

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last night in Benin, postponed the conduct of Edo State governorship election to Wednesday, September 28. The exercise was to hold tomorrow.

    The National Commissioner in charge of Voters’ Education and Publicity, Prince Solomon Soyebi, announced this while briefing journalists.

    The shift came 24 hours following the warning by the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Police that terrorists might target Edo and other states during Sallah. Prominent Nigerians and parties reacted to the shift.

    “At […]

  • Forgery: Court shifts Saraki and Ekweremadu’s trial to June 27

    Forgery: Court shifts Saraki and Ekweremadu’s trial to June 27

    Justice Yusuf Halilu of an Abuja High Court sitting in Jabi, on Tuesday, deferred the arraignment of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and forgery, till June 27.

    The court also ordered substituted service of the charge on the defendants by pasting it at the notice board of the National Assembly.

    The order followed an oral application by the prosecuting counsel, Mr. David Kaswe, who told the court that effecting […]