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Naija News Today Headlines 11th May, 2019

Good morning, welcome to NIGERIA NEWS, we have provided all the headlines from major Nigeria Newspapers for news summary today being 15th, May 2019Nigeria news today headlines on Wednesday, 15th of May 2019 and here is the top headlines news summary in Nigeria curated by NIGERIA NEWS for your online reads. enjoy

1. Igboka: Obiano redeems pledge, pays police informants N6m

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, on Tuesday evening paid a cash reward of N6million to police operatives and informants who aided the arrest of wanted suspects involved in the murder of Chief Frank Anthony Igboka in Nimo and Mr. Ndubuisi Nwokolo in Onitsha.

A statement by the Anambra State Police Command stated that Obiano redeemed his pledge of N5million as reward to Police operatives and informants who aided the arrest of the suspected killers of Igboka.

2. Abia: Court sacks Martin Apugo as APC candidate

A Justice Daniel Osiagor-led Federal High Court in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, has sacked Ikechukwu Martins Apugo, as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ikwuano/Umuahia Federal Constituency in the just-concluded 2019 National Assembly election in the state.

Justice Osiagor ruled in favour of a pre-election suit filed by former Speaker of the State House of Assembly and one of the APC aspirants in the 2018 primary election, Rt. Hon. Stanley Ohazuruka, challenging the eligibility of Apugo.

3. Championship play-offs: Aston Villa pip West Brom to final spot

Aston Villa are through to the Championship play-off final, after seeing off rivals West Brom, following a penalty shoot-out on Tuesday night.

Villa came into the second leg of their semi-final tie leading 2-1.

Craig Dawson scored the only goal at Hawthorns to level on aggregate and send the tie all the way to penalties.

Jed Steer then saved two penalties for Villa, while Tammy Abraham converted the final kick to send his side to Wembley for the second consecutive season.

4. Transfer: Fans react to news of buying Coutinho back to Liverpool

Liverpool fans are not happy with club legend, Phil Thompson, after he suggested Jurgen Klopp should make a move for their former midfielder, Philippe Coutinho.

Some of the Reds fans spoke with Daily Express.

Thompson had earlier suggested that the Brazilian, who left Liverpool for Barcelona in 2017, should be bought back to the club by Klopp.

The forward has not, however, found life easy at the Camp Nou.

5. Charles Esimone: Deeper Life pastor emerges new UNIZIK Vice Chancellor months after welcoming quadruplet

Prof. Charles Esimone has emerged the new Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra State.

His emergence was sequel to the conclusion of interviews for the post of Vice-Chancellor in which he took the first position.

The university’s Director of Information & Public Relations/Chief Protocol Officer, Dr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, disclosed this in a statement Tuesday night.

6. Insecurity: Cardinal Onaiyekan comes hard on Buhari’s Govt

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has said that the government may continue to be indifferent to the security situation in the country until President Muhammadu Buhari or any member of his immediate family was kidnapped.

The cleric, who took a swipe at the Buhari Government’s perceived powerlessness in the face of Nigeria’s mounting security challenges, said the security of the people can no longer be guaranteed by the government.

7. What Buhari told Saraki, others after meeting at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he has reviewed the relationship between the executive arm of the government and the outgoing 8th National Assembly and concluded that it was not the best, and that the country deserves more.

The president made this known when he hosted the leadership of the National Assembly led by Senate President Bukola Saraki to iftar dinner (breaking of fast) at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday evening.

8. Okorocha under fire for allegedly neglecting his kinsmen

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has come under fire from his kinsmen in Ideato South Local Government Council for allegedly neglecting them since assuming office in 2011.

Speaking at a press conference yesterday in Owerri, the Imo State capital, a community leader, Chief Tony Mbaegbu, claimed the people of Ideato South lacked social amenities such as good road, potable water, electricity and other infrastructure.

He accused Okorocha of being unfair to the people of the area.

9. Speakership race: Abia APC speaks on endorsing Gbajabiamila for House of Reps

Abia State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied endorsing Femi Gbajabiamila for the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives, in the Ninth National Assembly.

The party instead reiterated its support for Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, for Deputy Senate president and Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, who is also gunning for the speakership position.

Abia APC described the report making rounds on some section of the media that it endorsed another candidate for the position of speaker of the House of Representatives, aside Onyejeocha, who represents Isiukwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency, as fake.

10. Why Nigeria is not a nation – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that Nigeria is not a nation because of the indolence of the people to confront their oppressors within the corridors of power.

He specifically said that supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari see him as someone who is greater than God.

The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made this known in a post on Twitter, Wednesday morning.

He also slammed Nigerians for refusing to speak truth to power and failing to confront the monstrous beast that has held them in captivity.

 

The above is the top 10 breaking news trending news on Google Nigeria News as of May 15th, 2019 being Wednesday, visit NIGERIA NEWS tomorrow being 16th of May, Thursday for more news summary

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Cyril Ramaphosa hails “new era ” as he becomes South Africa’s President

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South Africa today May 25th 2019, sworn in a new president in person of Cyril Ramaphosa, at the Loftus Versfeld Pretoria.
The event was witnessed by thousands of people, be it millitary and civilian and had in attendance Foreign leaders and generals from over 40 countries.
Aged 66, Cyril Ramaphosa who was elected unanimously by the parliament on a five-year term after his party African National Congress (ANC) won the legislative elections on the 8th of May 2019, picking up 240 seats out of the 400 available. His party (ANC) was able to gather more than 55% of the votes, which was their lowest since the overturn of apartheid over two decades ago. The newly elected president is a trade unionist and he played a major role in the struggle to end white-monority rule before a became a successful business in the country.
with new office, he his faced with a very big task of tackling the country’s problems ranging from joblessness, increased crime rate and corruption and land ownership from the whites.
“A new era has downed in our country. A brighter day is rising upon Soun Africa”, he stressed during his inaugural speech. ” This is a defining moment for a young nation like ours. It is time for us to make the future that we yearn for”. “I pledge here today that i will serve…to build the South Africa that we all want and deserve”.
“Let us declare that when we gather to celebrate the 50th year of our freedom, there shall no longer be any person in this land who is unable to meet their basic needs”.
Cabinet Tension
The newly elected president’s first serious test will be to choose a cabinet and he his expected to name the cabinent in days to come, but the post of the vice president is hanging after the deputy David Mabuza said on wednesday that he will delay taking his seat. Cyril Ramaphosa was first in power last year when his party forcefully pully Jacob Zuma out of office due to scandals making him to resign.
Cyril Ramaphosa’s swearing-in event was shifted from the Union Building’s Amphitheatre which also serves as the seat of government which was inaugurated by Nelson Mandel in 1994, to a 52,000 seater Loftus Versfeld Rughy Stadium so as to allow high attendance from the citizens.
Jacob Zuma was the only ex-president absent, because he had attended a court hearing based on charges of corruption in the sounthern city of Pieter Maritzburg. He later told reporters and his followers that he was too busy to travel to Pretoria for the newly elected president’s inauguration. “There is no time, i am fighting to stay out of jail” he said.
Over 3000 police officers were deployed for the event to ensure safety of the participants and joyous countrymen, while the soldiers were in charge of ceremonial parades.
Meanwhile, the opposition party (DA) Democratic Alliance critisized the government for being “wasteful” on the amount spent on the ceremony, accruing to over 120 million rand. “It is no secret that the south African economy is in dire straits” senior DA lawmaker John Steenhuisen stated.Cyril Ramaphosa

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When Will NECO 2019 Exams Start?

Should in incase you have question like When Will Neco 2019 Exams Start? The NIGERIA NEWS then answer your question and hereby inform you that the National Examinations Council, NECO 2019 exam timetable is out for the June/July Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE.

As a NECO 2019 candidate and who is ready to be prepared, you having the timetable is very crucial for the success in the examination. You should get it clear that the NECO exams comes up two times in a year. One is called internal SSCE examination and the other is called External GCE examination. The internal one is the one done by student in the final year of their secondary school while the latter is done privately by not in school system.

The internal NECO exam usually tag to hold June/July while the external NECO exam do come up around November/December.

NECO TIMETABLE INFORMATION

The date range for the NECO 2019 Exams is between 20th May – 12th July, 2019.

You can download NECO timetable in PDF format below:

DOWNLOAD NECO TIMETABLE

The number of subject conducted in the internal NECO exam is 76 subjects. You can view through the scheduling of the subjects below:

Monday 20th May to Friday 31st May (Actual date and time will be fixed by the Council.)

Paper 1: Practical – Physical Education
Paper 1: Practical – Auto Mechanics
Paper 1: Practical – Woodwork
Paper 1: Practical – Home Management
Paper 1: Practical – Foods and Nutrition
Paper 1: Performance Test, Music Technology/Alternative
Paper IV: Aural Music
Paper IV: Oral French
Paper IV: Oral Arabic
Paper 1: Practical – Auto Body Repair and Spray Painting
Paper 1: Auto Electrical Work
Paper 1: Practical – Auto Mechanical Work
Paper 1: Practical – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Paper 1: Practical – Welding and Fabrication, Engineering Craft Practice
Paper 1: Practical – Electrical Installation & Maintenance Work
Paper 1: Practical – Radio, Television and Electronics Work
Paper 1: Practical – Blocklaying, Bricklaying and Concrete Work
Paper IV: Exhibition – Painting and Decoration
Paper 1: Practical – Plumbing and Pipe Fitting
Paper 1: Practical – Machine Woodworking
Paper 1: Practical – Carpentry and Joinery
Paper 1: Practical – Furniture Making
Paper 1: Practical – Upholstery
Paper 1: Practical – Catering Craft Practice
Paper 1: Practical – Garment Making
Paper 1: Practical – Clothing and Textiles
Paper IV: Exhibition – Dyeing and Bleaching
Paper IV: Exhibition – Printing Craft Practice
Paper 1: Practical – Cosmetology
Paper IV: Exhibition – Photography
Paper IV: Exhibition – Leather Goods, Manufacturing and Repair
Paper 1: Practical – GSM Maintenance and Repairs
Paper IV: Progressive Assessments – Animal Husbandry

Monday 3rd to Friday 7th June

SALLAH BREAK

Monday 10th June

Paper 1: Practical – Physics — 10:00am – 12:45pm
Paper 1: Written Comprehension – French — 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Paper II: Written Expression – French — 3:00pm- 4:45pm

Tuesday 11th June

Paper 1: Practical – Agricultural Science — 10:00am – 11:30am
Paper 1: Practical – Technical Drawing — 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Thursday 13th June

Paper 1: Practical – Chemistry — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay Government – 2:00pm – 4:40pm

Friday 14th June

Paper III & 1: Objective & Practical / Physical – Geography — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Music — 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Paper III &. II: Objective & Essay – Visual Art — 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Monday 17th June

Paper 1: Practical – Biology — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1: Drawing – Building Construction — 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – History — 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday 18th June —

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Civic Education – 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective, Essay & Literature – Arabic — 2:00pm – 5:30pm

Wednesday 19th June

Paper II & III: Essay & Objective – English Language — 10:00am – 12:45pm
Paper IV: Test of Orals – English Language — 1:00pm- 1:45pm
Paper lll & II: Objective & Essay – Woodwork — 3:00pm- 5:00pm

Thursday 20th June

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Physics — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & IV: Objective & Drawing – Technical Drawing — 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Friday 21st June

Paper II: Essay – Human and Regional Geography — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper II: Drama & Poetry – Literature in English — 3:00pm- 4:40pm

Monday 24th June

Paper III: Objective – General Mathematics — 10:00am – 11:45am
Paper II: Essay – General Mathematics — 12:00noon – 2:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Physical Education — 3:30pm- 5:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Building Construction — 3:30pm- 5:30pm

Tuesday 25th June

Paper 111 & II: Objective & Essay – Commerce – 10:00am – 12:40pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Basic Electricity – 10:00am – 12:15pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Agricultural Science – 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Wednesday 26th June

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Biology — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Mechanics — 2:00pm- 4:30pm
Paper III: Objective – Financial Accounting — 2:00pm- 3:20pm
Paper II: Theory & Practice – Financial Accounting — 3:20pm- 5:50pm

Thursday 27th June

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Economics — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Insurance — 2:00pm – 4:40pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Electronics — 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Friday 28th June

Paper III & IV: Objective & Prose – Literature in English — 10:00am- 12:15pm
Paper IV: Drawing & Design – Woodwork — 10:00am -12 noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Home Management — 3:00pm- 5:30pm

Monday 1st July

Paper IV: Creative Design – Visual Art — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper 1: Drawing – Visual Art — 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Paper 1: Practical – Metal Work — 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday 2nd July

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Hausa — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Igbo — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Yoruba — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Edo — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Efik — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Ibibio — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Chemistry — 2:30pm- 5:30pm

Wednesday 3rd July

Paper III: Objective – Further Mathematics — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper II: Essay – Further Mathematics — 12:15pm – 2:45pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Christian Religious Studies — 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Islamic Studies — 3:00pm – 5:30pm

Thursday 4th July

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Computer Studies — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper 1: Test of Practical – Health Education — 2:00pm- 3:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Health Education — 3:35pm- 5:35pm

Friday 5th July

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Foods & Nutrition — 10:00am- 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Metal Work — 3:00pm – 5:30pm

Monday 8th July

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto-Body Repair and Spray Painting — 10:00am- 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Electrical Work — 10:00am- 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Mechanical work — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Welding & Fabrication Engineering Craft — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Plumbing & Pipe Fitting — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Tourism — 10:00am- 1:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Store Keeping — 10:00am – 12:40pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Book Keeping — 10:00am- 1:50pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Salesmanship — 10:00am – 12:40pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Catering Craft Practice — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Clothing & Textiles — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Auto Parts Merchandising — 10:00am – 12:15pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Radio, Television & Electronics Work — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Cosmetology — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Minning — 10:00am – 12:45pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Data Processing — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – GSM Maintenance & Repairs — 10:00am- 1:00pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Marketing — 10:00am – 12:40pm
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay- Garment Making — 10:00am – 12:30pm
Paper IV: Drawing & Design – Furniture Making — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Furniture Making — 12:30pm- 2:15pm
Paper 1: Practical – Electronics — 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Paper lll & II: Objective & Essay – Office Practice — 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Tuesday 9th July

Paper I: Practical – Computer Studies — 10:00am- 1:00pm

Wednesday 10th July

Paper 1: Practical – Data Processing — 10:00am – 1:00pm

Thursday 11th July

Paper 1(b): Painting and Decoration (Practical) — 10:00am- 4:00pm
Paper 1(b): Dyeing and Bleaching (Practical) — 10:00am- 4:00pm
Paper 1(b): Printing Craft Practice (Practical) — 10:00am- 4:00pm
Paper 1(b): Photography (Practical) — 10:00am- 4:00pm
Paper 1(b): Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repair (Practical) — 10:00am- 4:00pm
Paper 1: Practical – Mining — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1: Practical – Fisheries — 10:00am – 11:30am
Paper 1: Practical – Animal Husbandry — 10:00am – 11:30am
Paper 1: Practical – Stenography — 10:00am- 11:17am
Paper IV: Practical – Stenography (Word Processing) — 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Paper 1: Practical – Basic Electricity — 2:00pm- 5:00pm

Friday 12th July

Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration — 10:00am – 11:40am
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Electrical In&allation & Maintenance Work — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Blocklaying, Bricklaying & Concrete Work — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Machine Woodworking — 10:00am – 11:40am
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Carpentry & Joinery — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Upholstery — 10:00am – 11:30am
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Stenography — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Animal Husbandry — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Fisheries — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1(a): Painting and Decoration (Report Writing) — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1(a): Dyeing and Bleaching (Report Writing) — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1(a): Printing Craft Practice (Report Writing) — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1(a): Photography (Report Writing) — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper 1(a): Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repair (Report Writing) — 10:00am – 12:00noon
Paper III & II: Objective & Essay – Store Management — 3:00pm – 5:40pm

Every Neco Candidate and Secondary Schools Should Note The Underlisted Information As Regard The NECO 2019 Exams:

  • FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND AUTO MECHANICS PRACTICAL PAPER I; FRENCH, MUSIC AND ARABIC PAPER IV, THE SPECIFIC VENUES FOR THE EXAMINATION SHOULD BE CONFIRMED FROM NECO STATE OFFICES.
  • PRACTICAL IN SCIENCES, STENOGRAPHY,COMPUTER STUDIES & DATA PROCESSING CAN BE IN SETS WHERE THE NUMBER OF CANDIDATES IS LARGE AND THE EQUIPMENT CANNOT GO ROUND.
  • VISUAL ARTS PAPER IV [CREATIVE DESIGN] SHOULD BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE THE EXAMINATION DATE.
  • WELDING & FABRICATION AND ENGINEERING CRAFT PRACTICE SHOULD BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES AT LEAST THREE WEEK BEFORE THE EXAMINATION
  • NIGERIAN LANGUAGES (HAUSA, IGBO, YORUBA, EDO, EFIK AND IBIBIO) INCLUDE LITERATURE ASPECT.
  • ALBINOS AND BLIND CANDIDATES ARE TO BE ALLOWED 30 EXTRA MINUTES AT THE END OF EACH SUBJECT.
  • BLIND CANDIDATES MUST MAKE USE OF THE NECO SUPPLIED OBR CUSTOMISED BRAILLE SHEET FOR THE EXAMINATION.
  • DYEING AND BLEACHING IB, PHOTOGRAPH IB, PAINTING AND DECORATION IB, PRINTING CRAFT PRACTICE IB, LEATHER GOODS MANUFACTURING AND REPAIR IB, SHOUD BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES AT LEAST TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE EXAMINATION DATE.
  • USE OF SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR IS ALLOWED
  • USE OF PROGRAMMABLE CALCULATOR OR ANY PROGRAMMABLE DEVICE IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
    BRINGING GSM INTO THE EXAMINATION HALL IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
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