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Boko Haram has been degraded – Osinbajo
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said Boko Haram terrorists have been considerably weakened by the military. Osinbajo, who fielded questions from journalists after receiving briefings from Security Chiefs noted that the terrorists still had the capability to use suicide bombers said the military will not rest on its oars.
Senate confirms Onnoghen as Chief Justice
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. Onnoghen was earlier screened by the lawmakers before he was confirmed. Senate President Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the new CJN on his appointment.
Court strikes out 6 charges against Nnamdi Kanu
A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed six charges brought against leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu by the Federal Government. The charges bordered on “ownership of unlawful society, illegal importation of radio transmitters and researching on how to make improvised explosive devices”.
Candidates with awaiting results can apply for UTME – JAMB
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has dismissed reports that it has scrapped awaiting results for prospective candidates. There had been reports that the examination body has barred candidates awaiting their ordinary level results from sitting for the UTME exams.
Wizkid signs major record deal with Sony music’s RCA records
Nigerian music entertainer, Wizkid has signed a record label deal with RCA Records/Sony Music International. Wizkid, real name, Ayo Balogun made this known on Wednesday in a statement to Billboard’s website.