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September 19, 2018 12:48 PM WAEC confirms Senator Adeleke sat for May/April 1981 exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has confirmed that Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, sat for its examination in 1981. The council confirmed Adeleke’s participation in an affidavit deposed at an FCT High C in Bwari, Abuja, on Wednesday. Rasheed Olabayo and Oluwaseun Idowu 16

September 18, 2018 11:20 AM South African govt. lifts ban on private use of marijuana

South Africa’s Constitutional Court has decriminalised the private use of marijuana. The ruling came on Tuesday after a provincial high court in 2017 found out that the use of cannabis in private space should be allowed. The court said laws against it were inconsistent with the country’s constitution. “It will not be a criminal offence for an adult person 16

September 18, 2018 7:46 AM WAEC postpones English Language exam, fails to give reason

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has postponed the English Language examination scheduled to hold on Saturday, September 22, till September 29, 2018 for private candidates. The examination body revealed this on its official Twitter handle, @waecnigeria. The tweet reads, “English Language papers will be written on September 29, 2018. Please 20

September 15, 2018 4:58 PM Ex-gov Ladoja reacts to news of his ‘collapse’

Former Oyo State Governor, Rashidi Ladoja, has debunked the report that he was rushed to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, after allegedly collapsing in his house on Friday. Ladoja, who recently defected to the African Democratic Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), explained that he had been involved in party affairs and didn’t 21

September 9, 2018 12:54 PM Liberia vs Nigeria: Rohr invites four NPFL players

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has called up four players from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), for Tuesday’s international friendly against Liberia. The players are: Ebube Duru, Mfon Udoh, Olamilekan Adeleye and Sunday Adetunji. They are all expected to join 21 Super Eagles players on their return to Lagos from Victoria 28

September 9, 2018 5:24 AM AFCON qualifiers: Why Nigeria beat Seychelles – Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has explained why his side defeated Seychelles 3-0 in Saturday’s African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier. An own goal and strikes from Chidozie Awaziem and Odion Ighalo, saw Gernot Rohr’s men pick up their first win of the qualifying series, having lost 2-0 to South Africa in Uyo last year. According to Rohr, his side defeated 25

September 7, 2018 6:14 PM Seychelles vs Nigeria: What Kelechi Nwakali told Rohr about starting AFCON qualifier

Arsenal midfielder, Kelechi Nwakali has told Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr that he is ready to take the challenge if called upon to start Saturday’s African Cup of Nations qualifying game against Seychelles. The German coach gave Nwakali his first call-up as several Super Eagles fans had clamored that he should be invited to the team after starring 23

September 6, 2018 5:21 PM Seychelles vs Nigeria: Rohr speaks on importance of AFCON 2019 qualifier

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has told his players to show character in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash against the Pirates of Seychelles. Nigeria currently occupy third spot in Group E of the 2019 AFCON qualifying series, after losing their opening game to South Africa. Rohr admits the position does not befit the three-time 21

September 5, 2018 12:24 PM Alleged open sex, homosexuality stall MTN music festival

Uganda’s Minister of Ethics and Intergrity, Simon Lokodo, has banned MTN’s Nyege Nyege international music and arts festival. The festival was banned because of scheduled open sex, noise, homosexuality, LGBTI. Lokodo warned that foreigners must not come to the East African country for sex. Lokodo in statement on Tuesday, announced that the three-day 20

September 5, 2018 10:12 AM Why Nigeria, China agreement is bad deal – Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, the former minister of education has condemned the recent loan agreement between China and Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday signed a loan agreement with China at the Forum on China-Africa (FOCAC) 2018 holding in Beijing where the Chinese government pledged to give $60 billion loan facilities to African countries, a quarter 24