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SA parliament to elect Cyril Ramaphosa new president Thursday – ANC chief whip; Experts say he’s likely to face challenges reforming SA economy

South Africa’s parliament will elect Cyril Ramaphosa as new president at 2pm local time (1200 GMT) on Thursday and have him take the oath of office, the ruling African National Congress, ANC, chief whip said. “The office of the chief justice has made itself available today to officiate in the …

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Don’t pass law on Neighbourhood Watch Corps, Civil Society group cautions Rivers Assembly … Warns against its use for 2019 elections

David Amusa, Port Harcourt A Civil Society group, the International Society for Social Justice and Human Rights (ISSJHR) has cautioned the Rivers State House of Assembly not to pass the law establishing the Neighbourhood Watch Corps. Addressing a press conference in Port Harcourt,on Wednesday, the Chancellor of the group, Dr. …

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CCT blasts FG over poor trial of Justice Ngwuta over Asset Declaration …. Trial shifted to February 20, 2018

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) prosecuting a Supreme Court Justice Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta has lambasted the Federal Government over the poor and shoddy manner the judicial officer is being tried by the Federal Government. The Tribunal Chairman, Mr. Danladi Yakubu Umar threatened to strike out the 10-count charge brought …

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Pray for Nigeria’s unity, progress, President Buhari urges Christians at Lent; Presides over FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Christians to pray for Nigerian as they begin the Lenten season, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), on behalf of the President also enjoined Christians “to intensify love, brotherliness and concern for the …

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South Africa: Zuma to face no-confidence vote on Thursday – ANC; Cyril Ramaphosa may become President Friday

South Africa’s parliament will hold a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, the governing ANC party said on Wednesday. “We will possibly elect a new president on Thursday … if not Friday,” ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile told journalists, assuming scandal-hit Zuma will lose the vote. …

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Sokoto Polytechnic offers courses in mechatronics, others

Danjuma James, Sokoto Sokoto government-owned Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic has been granted approval by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) to begin National Diploma programs in Building Technology and Civil Technology/Institutional Administration. Disclosing this in an interview in Sokoto, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Professor Aminu Ibrahim, said the …

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