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Edo Governor Raises Teachers’ Retirement Age

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has recently announced a significant change in the retirement age for teachers, raising it to 65 years or 40 years of service, whichever comes first. This move comes as part of the governor’s ongoing commitment to repositioning the education sector in the state and ensuring …


Old Naira Banknotes Remain Legal Tender

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed Deposit Money Banks to comply with the Supreme Court ruling of March 3, 2023. As a result, the old N200, N500 and N1000 banknotes will remain legal tender alongside the redesigned banknotes until December 31, 2023. This decision was made in compliance …

Universities Resumption Dates After Election

Several universities have pushed back their resumption dates for academic activities due to the postponement of the governorship and state assembly elections to March 18.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had originally scheduled the elections for March 11, but later announced a one-week delay to reconfigure the Bimodal Voter Accreditation …

INEC Postpones Governorship and State Assembly Elections

The governorship and state house of assembly elections originally scheduled for March 11, 2023, have been postponed by one week to March 18, 2023, as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced.INEC stated that the reason for the postponement was to commence the reconfiguration of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System …

Lagos State Model Schools Admission

The Lagos State Examinations Board has introduced an online payment model for Registration and Screening Test into the State Model Colleges and Upgraded Junior Secondary Schools. In a statement signed by the Director of the Board, Mr. Orunsolu Adebayo, the public, especially parents/guardians, headteachers and school owners were informed that …

Bola Tinubu Wins Nigerian Presidential Election

Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and candidate of Nigeria’s ruling party, the APC, has been declared the winner of the presidential election held on February 25th, 2023. The electoral commission, INEC, made the announcement in Abuja at exactly 4.10am on Sunday, February 26th, 2023.Tinubu’s victory makes him Nigeria’s fifth …

Presidential Election Results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has entered the final stage of the collation and announcement of the results of the presidential election in Nigeria. The election was held across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday, with a total of 18 presidential …

Safety Tips for Nigerian Voters During Election

As the much-anticipated 2023 general election draws near in Nigeria, security agencies have assured voters of adequate protection during the voting exercise. However, individuals should take personal measures to safeguard themselves during this critical period.Here are some safety tips for voters heading to polling units on Saturday: Confirm your polling …

Items to Bring with you to your Polling Unit

In Nigeria, elections are critical to ensuring democracy as they allow citizens to exercise their right to vote and select their preferred leaders. If you plan to participate in the upcoming election scheduled for Saturday, February 25th, it is vital to know the necessary items to bring to your designated …

Locate and Confirm Your Polling Unit

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to verify their designated polling units in preparation for the upcoming general election.The Presidential and National Assembly elections are scheduled for Saturday, 25th February 2023, while the Governorship and State Assembly elections will take place two weeks later on Saturday, 11th …