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First Photos of the First Lady, all Smiles as She Arrives at the Airport

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After several weeks of speculations, Nigeria’s First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan has finally arrived the country from her trip to Germany.

All smiles, the First Lady arrived on Wednesday afternoon at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on a presidential jet at about 4 pm. She was welcomed by some top government functionaries and other well-wishers.

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14 Comments

14 Comments

  1. passentimsen

    October 17, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    great ths ahead f dis country. Ibo, do us wel ooooooooooooooooo

  2. solomon abba

    October 17, 2012 at 5:29 pm

    welcome mama, wishing u good health.

  3. Charles Chukwurah

    October 17, 2012 at 5:29 pm

    You are welcome wife of the nation.

  4. godsent

    October 17, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    welcome mama,mAY D ALMIGHTY GOD GRANT U LONGLIFE ND GOOD HEALTH

  5. Nasir Ogwuche

    October 17, 2012 at 6:12 pm

    welcom back mamah!

  6. sogan

    October 17, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    Welcome back, mama 9ja

  7. Jacob chukwudi

    October 17, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    Welcome nd may God grant u good health 4ever

  8. Bright Akujobi (aka)IBB

    October 17, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    God i tank u for the returning of our first lady life.

  9. Kenneth Emeka

    October 17, 2012 at 8:09 pm

    You are welcome, thanks to Almighty God for answering our prayer.

  10. herbun136

    October 17, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    God thank You 4 bringing home our 1st lady in sound health.

  11. Atez

    October 18, 2012 at 3:25 am

    is good to have you back we love you

  12. Gabriel abui

    October 18, 2012 at 7:17 am

    Happy you are back

  13. Maduabuchi

    October 18, 2012 at 8:02 am

    To God be all the glory. Thank God for making all the Enemies of our caring Mother a liar. Mama You are Welcome Jooooooo!

  14. Gbabe

    October 18, 2012 at 8:03 am

    Thanks to almighty God for bringing our first lady home alive and healthy. We are so happy u weren’t carried in a box into the country.To God be the glory.

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#EndSARS Protest: Sanwo-Olu Orders Closure Of Schools In Lagos

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#EndSARS Protest: Sanwo-Olu Orders Closure Of Schools In Lagos

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government led by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered the closure of public and private schools indefinitely in the state.

The closure of schools in Lagos was announced in a press statement on Monday by the state’s Head of Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi.

Also Read: #EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

The statement which was titled, ‘Lagos directs students to stay at home’, quoted Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, the Commissioner for Education, as saying that the schools were shut down over “tension generated by the anti-SARS protests.”

This is coming at a time #EndSARS protests against police brutality and bad governance by Nigerian youths grounded academic activities in some schools in the state on Monday.

“A new date of resumption for all classes will be announced as soon as possible.”

 

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NECO Shifts Exam Over #EndSARS Protest

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NECO Shifts Exam Over #EndSARS Protest

NECO Shifts Exam Over #EndSARS Protest

The National Examination Council, NECO, has announced the rescheduled of one of the practical examinations supposed to hold in October till the next month.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday, October 18, by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division for the Nigerian exam body, Mr. Azeez Sani.

He announced that the Paper I Computer Studies Practicals examination which was supposed to be taken on Monday, October 19 is now delayed till November 16, 2020.

Also Read: Buhari Appoints Professor Godswill Obioma As New NECO Registrar

Sani revealed that the postponement is a result of the ongoing #EndSARS protests across the country, particularly the blockage of movement of transport at the entrance gate into Benin City, the Edo state capital.

He noted further that the truck conveying NECO examination materials had left its take-off point two days earlier to deliver to some states but has been held up in the ‘blockage.

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FG, ASUU Meeting Over IPPIS, UTAS End In Deadlock

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FG, ASUU Meeting Over IPPIS, UTAS End In Deadlock
FG, ASUU Talks On IPPIS, UTAS End In Deadlock

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The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday ended in a deadlock.

Although some agreements were reached at the meeting, the meeting is set to reconvene on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, by 3.00 pm after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting for ASUU to report back on the decision of its NEC.

In a bid to end the strike, the federal government agreed to release N30billion for payment of arrears of earned academic allowance to the university lecturers.

The communiqué issued at the end of the meeting revealed that the release of N20 billion funds for revitalisation of public universities will be payable by the end of January 2021.

On the issue of Earned Academic Allowances(EAA), which had accumulated to N40 billion since November 2019, the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) made a commitment to release N30 billion on or before November 6, 2020.

Also Read: BREAKING: FG, ASUU Meet Today To Resolve Strike

He said the remaining N10 billion would be spread equally over the two tranches to be paid in May 2021 and February 2022, respectively.

The communiqué also revealed that ASUU agreed to take the offer to its members for consideration and revert by Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

The issue of the implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) almost stalled the meeting as the federal government asked that IPPIS be allowed to operate in the interim until the test run on UTAS is concluded.

But ASUU insisted on payment of outstanding salaries on the old GIFMIS platform before full implementation of UTAS.

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