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Rivers State Commissioner for Education, arrested a man for aiding examination malpractice.

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Rivers State Commissioner for Education, Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja Thursday arrested a middle-aged man at Niger Grammar School, Port Harcourt for aiding and abetting examination malpractice in the ongoing West African Examination Council (WAEC) Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE).

Luck ran out on the middle-aged man when the Commissioner paid an unscheduled visit to the school where candidates were writing the English Language examination.

The man was caught with over 20 English examination booklets in a special hall for some candidates.

The man who could not give satisfactory answers on his reasons for being in the hall with about 20 English language textbooks and questions and answers was promptly arrested and handed over to policemen.

It was further learnt that the principal of the school would be made to face the music if found to have colluded with the suspect to perpetrate the criminal act.

The commissioner recently promised to maintain the highest ethical standards in the conduct…

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, goes after patience Jonathan again.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, adduced reason behind its bid to take possession of two Abuja properties that were linked to wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience.

It told the Federal High Court in Abuja that the said properties, registered in the name of Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation/Women For Change and Development Initiative, a pet project initiated by the former first lady, are currently subjects of money laundering investigations. EFCC insisted that it would be legally improper for the court to hear any counter-application from the former first lady regarding its request for interim forfeiture order on the properties.

Meanwhile, in a counter-motion, Mrs. Jonathan, through her lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, challenged the powers of EFCC to take possesion of assets of her Foundation.

After he had listened to all the parties, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba fixed April 30 for ruling.

Kaduna State Police Commissioner Austin Iwar has invited Senator Shehu Sani for questioning in a homicide investigation.

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The police said he is a person of interest to the murder saga.

They requested the kaduba Central senator to report on April 30.

A letter was routed through the Clerk of the National Assembly. A copy of it was sent to Senate President Bukola Saraki.

“This is in connection with a case of criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide transferred to this office by 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Kaduna, alongside with exhibit audio CD in which your name was mentioned by the principal suspect,” CP Iwar said in a letter to Sani.

But the Senator alleged that the Kaduna State government had concluded plans to frame him up with a murder case, necessitating the move by the police to label him as person of interest.

One Isa Garba, one of the suspects in a murder case was said to have implicated the senator.

It was gathered that Sani’s name was mentioned when the suspect, said to have participated in the killings of one Lawal Madugu, implicated another person called Bashir Hamdada.

Although he did not pick telep…

A professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, who was accused of demanding s*x from a female student of the institution in return for marks, has allegedly gone into hiding.

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One of the lecturers at his department said the man had been hiding since his leaked conversation with the female student went viral on the social media.

The lecturer, who did not want to be identified, added that the professor was also not at his residence, adding that some members of his church had been going to his house to sympathise with his wife.

He said, “The prof is not in the office. He has not been coming since his alleged conversation with a female student went viral. I don’t know where he is, but he has finished his sabbatical and has come back to the campus before this scandal broke out.”

There were few lecturers and workers standing in clusters in front of the Faculty of Administration where the department is located.

Most of them refused to speak on the matter.

The OAU Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olanrewaju, said he could not tell if the lecturer had gone into hiding, adding that the committee investigating the matter had started sitting.

He noted that the school…

"I so make bold to say that the president is incompetent,” Abaribe asserted.

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The Senate was almost disrupted following a deafening uproar following a claim by Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe that President Muhammadu Buhari is incompetent.

Abaribe’s allegation followed an adopted order 43 which he raised in reference to the excuse which the President gave while in London that the killer herdsmen were allegedly trained by Muammar Gaddafi, the late Libyan revolutionary leader.

In his explanation, Abaribe said, before now, two excuses have been made public in several fora by the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahaman Dambazzau and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim kpotun Idris, saying the wanton killings by armed herdsmen was because their pastoral routes were blocked while the latter was credited to have said that it was due to the new state laws against open grazing.

He said, “Yesterday in London, President Muhammadu Buhari said the killings in the country was as a result of the people who were trained by the late Muammar Gaddafi. This, therefore, validates my earlie…