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Teachers who failed competency test are irredeemable — Govt – Punch Newspapers

Shehu Sani-Othman, Permanent Member II of the State Universal Basic Education Board and member of the committee that conducted the controversial competency test for primary school teachers in Kaduna State, tells GODWIN ISENYO why 21,780 teachers, who failed the test, must be sacked What is your view on the planned …

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I thought I would make free calls as N’Assembly member — Abubakar Nuhu – Punch Newspapers

The House of Representatives member representing Kano Municipal Federal Constituency in Kano State, Danburam Abubakar-Nuhu, shares his legislative experience with JOHN AMEH You came to the House in 2015. What is the experience like for you? It has been very interesting to me. Lots of things are happening. I have …

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Politics shouldn’t be life and death, says Obasanjo – Punch Newspapers

Mudiaga Affe Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised politicians not to see politics as life and death. Obasanjo spoke in  Calabar, Cross River State, at the public presentation of a book, Stepping Forward with Uti J.D. Agba,  authored by Goddy Jedy-Agba and Mathias Okoi-Uyouyo. Obasanjo, who was the special guest …

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Low turnout as election holds amid Ipob threats – Punch Newspapers

•Obiano in early lead Chukwudi Akasike, Ihuoma Chiedozie, Alexander Okere, Tony Okafor and Saheed Olugbon Threat by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra forced most registered voters to stay away from Saturday’s Anambra election. More than 50 per cent of two million voters in the state boycotted the exercise as …

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Falconets beat Morocco, to face South Africa – Punch Newspapers

 Three goals scored from counter-attacking positions steered the Nigeria U20 girls, Falconets, to a 5-1 trouncing of their visiting Moroccan counterparts at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Saturday evening.  A 45 –minute rainstorm swept through the stadium and environs just before kick –off, necessitating a delay that actually led to …

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Pogba marks return with goal as Man Utd rout Newcastle 4-1 – Punch Newspapers

Paul Pogba marked his comeback with a goal and an assist as Manchester United fought back to beat Newcastle United 4-1 on Saturday and stay on Manchester City’s tail. Sidelined since mid-September with a hamstring injury, France midfielder Pogba made a decisive return as Jose Mourinho’s side restored the eight-point …

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